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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby Developer
Rank 143 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Ruby Developer
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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
3111 2078 2873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.48% 92.93% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2018 1324 1678
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 166 244
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 3 £350 -
Ruby Developer
England

Ruby Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Ruby
2 6 (85.71%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) RSpec
4 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
5 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
5 3 (42.86%) HTML5
5 3 (42.86%) Heroku
5 3 (42.86%) Backbone.js
5 3 (42.86%) GitHub
5 3 (42.86%) Sass
5 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 3 (42.86%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (42.86%) Sublime Text
5 3 (42.86%) Mac OS
5 3 (42.86%) Amazon S3
5 3 (42.86%) TDD
5 3 (42.86%) SSH
5 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 3 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
5 3 (42.86%) CSS
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) Java
6 2 (28.57%) C
6 2 (28.57%) C++
6 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Heroku
1 3 (42.86%) GitHub
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) RSpec
1 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 3 (42.86%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (42.86%) Sublime Text
3 2 (28.57%) Metasploit
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) Backbone.js
2 3 (42.86%) Sass
2 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Mac OS
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared