The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Ruby Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby Developer
Rank 130 140 139
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.065% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.067% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Median daily rate £325 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 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
2813 2971 2847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.39% 95.84% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1818 1920 1850
Median daily rate £365 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 199 183
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.65 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Ruby Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Bristol +12 4 £325 -13.33% 1
Devon +5 2 £213 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Ruby Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 West region featuring Ruby Developer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Ruby
2 16 (80.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 14 (70.00%) HTML
3 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (70.00%) CSS
4 12 (60.00%) Web Development
5 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
5 11 (55.00%) Subversion
5 11 (55.00%) Web Design
5 11 (55.00%) Unix
5 11 (55.00%) Linux
5 11 (55.00%) Python
5 11 (55.00%) HTTP
5 11 (55.00%) Mac OS X
5 11 (55.00%) Configuration Management
5 11 (55.00%) Scala
5 11 (55.00%) Visualisation
5 11 (55.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (55.00%) Relational Database
6 10 (50.00%) git-flow
6 10 (50.00%) GitHub
6 10 (50.00%) Sass
6 10 (50.00%) Capybara
6 10 (50.00%) RSpec
6 10 (50.00%) Open Source
6 10 (50.00%) Cucumber
6 10 (50.00%) MongoDB
6 10 (50.00%) NoSQL
6 10 (50.00%) Dropwizard

Ruby Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 9 (45.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 10 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 10 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
1 11 (55.00%) Subversion
2 10 (50.00%) Capybara
2 10 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 10 (50.00%) git-flow
2 10 (50.00%) JUnit
2 10 (50.00%) RSpec
3 2 (10.00%) Calabash
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 14 (70.00%) CSS
2 14 (70.00%) HTML
3 10 (50.00%) Dropwizard
3 10 (50.00%) Sass
4 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.00%) CSS3
4 2 (10.00%) HTML5
4 2 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (5.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
1 11 (55.00%) Mac OS X
1 11 (55.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Web Development
2 11 (55.00%) Configuration Management
2 11 (55.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 11 (55.00%) Web Design
3 10 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 10 (50.00%) Open Source
3 10 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 9 (45.00%) Data Migration
4 9 (45.00%) ETL
4 9 (45.00%) Migration
5 4 (20.00%) OO
5 4 (20.00%) SOA
6 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Ruby
2 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (55.00%) Python
3 11 (55.00%) Scala
4 10 (50.00%) Java
4 10 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared