The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Ruby Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby Developer
Rank 266 247 247
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 4 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.042% 0.20% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.21% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 7
Median daily rate £514 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £444 £425
% change year-on-year
- +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Ruby Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9170 9361 8882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.26% 94.33% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5549 5142 4874
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 452 487
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.85 £50.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Ruby Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Ruby Developer in the job title.

Ruby Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Ruby Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby Developer across the South East region.

Ruby Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Ruby Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Ruby Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Ruby Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +8 2 £378 +25.83%
Kent - 2 £700 -
Ruby Developer
England

Ruby Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Ruby Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Ruby Developer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Ruby
2 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
3 6 (46.15%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (46.15%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) MySQL
4 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 5 (38.46%) jQuery
4 5 (38.46%) BDD
5 4 (30.77%) Capistrano
5 4 (30.77%) Phusion Passenger
5 4 (30.77%) JIRA
5 4 (30.77%) RSpec
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) Backbone.js
5 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
5 4 (30.77%) Ubuntu
5 4 (30.77%) CSS
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Apache
5 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
6 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (23.08%) Mobile App

Ruby Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) Apache
2 3 (23.08%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (23.08%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) Heroku
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (23.08%) PaaS
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
2 3 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (15.38%) Redis
4 1 (7.69%) Big Data
4 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
1 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 4 (30.77%) JIRA
2 4 (30.77%) RSpec
3 3 (23.08%) Selenium
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (38.46%) jQuery
3 4 (30.77%) Backbone.js
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) Phusion Passenger
4 3 (23.08%) Gherkin
5 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 2 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (15.38%) React
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
6 1 (7.69%) LESS
6 1 (7.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) BDD
1 5 (38.46%) TDD
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
3 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Ruby
2 6 (46.15%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Go
4 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) Python
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Capistrano
2 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes