The table below looks at the statistics for the Ruby Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby Developer
Rank 128 - 121
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 14 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 3
Average daily rate
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£450 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £406 £225
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +80.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2942 2698 2267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.63% 92.43% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1844 1599 1373
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 157 160
Average hourly rate £20.12 £17.00 £15.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.36% +11.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.07 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.22 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

Ruby Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby Developer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Ruby Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Ruby Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Ruby Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Ruby Developer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Ruby Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Ruby Developer in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 14 (100.00%) Ruby
2 13 (92.86%) Subversion
2 13 (92.86%) Git (software)
3 12 (85.71%) Visualisation
4 10 (71.43%) Relational Database
5 9 (64.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (64.29%) Web Design
5 9 (64.29%) HTTP
6 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
7 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (21.43%) Web Development
9 1 (7.14%) Time Management
9 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
9 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (7.14%) TDD
9 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
9 1 (7.14%) MVC
9 1 (7.14%) HTML
9 1 (7.14%) SLA
9 1 (7.14%) CSS
9 1 (7.14%) Big Data
9 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
9 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (7.14%) MVVM
9 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement

Ruby Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Ruby Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Ruby Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Subversion
1 13 (92.86%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Visualisation
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Web Design
1 9 (64.29%) Responsive Web Design
2 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) MVVM
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 14 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA