The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 77 83 79
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Ruby 18 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.17% 0.53% 1.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.08% 1.47% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 3
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£355 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £265 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £388 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £13.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -61.42%
Ruby
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
584 475 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 38.12% 36.07% 35.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 283 261
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 47
Average hourly rate £46.75 £21.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.61% -47.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £11.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £36.50 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Surrey region.

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead - 5 £190 - 1
Guildford - 4 £400 -
Dorking -2 3 £275 -24.13% 1
Farnham - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
Woking - - - -
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Ruby also 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 that cited Ruby.

1 22 (75.86%) HTML
2 21 (72.41%) CSS
3 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
4 18 (62.07%) Perl
5 16 (55.17%) Linux
5 16 (55.17%) Python
5 16 (55.17%) jQuery
6 14 (48.28%) PHP
6 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (48.28%) Open Source
7 12 (41.38%) MVC
8 11 (37.93%) Ruby on Rails
9 10 (34.48%) UNIX
9 10 (34.48%) OO
9 10 (34.48%) Node.js
10 9 (31.03%) PHPUnit
11 7 (24.14%) MySQL
12 6 (20.69%) SQL
12 6 (20.69%) Oracle
12 6 (20.69%) XHTML
12 6 (20.69%) TDD
12 6 (20.69%) OWASP
12 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
13 5 (17.24%) WAI
13 5 (17.24%) Zend
13 5 (17.24%) Web Accessibility
13 5 (17.24%) HTML5
13 5 (17.24%) BDD
13 5 (17.24%) Puppet
13 5 (17.24%) CSS3

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Ruby also 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 that cited Ruby. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (34.48%) Node.js
2 4 (13.79%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.90%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (6.90%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) PaaS
1 2 (6.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) LDAP
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) MySQL
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) PHPUnit
2 2 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.45%) RSpec
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) PHP Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Senior PHP Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Ruby Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) UNIX Support
6 1 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) HTML
2 21 (72.41%) CSS
3 16 (55.17%) jQuery
4 11 (37.93%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (20.69%) XHTML
6 5 (17.24%) HTML5
6 5 (17.24%) CSS3
7 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
7 4 (13.79%) YAML
8 3 (10.34%) Zend Framework
8 3 (10.34%) REST
9 2 (6.90%) Spring
10 1 (3.45%) .NET
10 1 (3.45%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Open Source
2 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.90%) HACMP
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Linux
2 10 (34.48%) UNIX
3 4 (13.79%) AIX
3 4 (13.79%) Solaris
3 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.90%) CentOS
4 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) MVC
3 10 (34.48%) OO
4 6 (20.69%) TDD
4 6 (20.69%) OWASP
5 5 (17.24%) Web Accessibility
5 5 (17.24%) BDD
5 5 (17.24%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (17.24%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (13.79%) Web Development
6 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.34%) DevOps
8 2 (6.90%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (6.90%) Project Management
9 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.45%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
2 18 (62.07%) Perl
3 16 (55.17%) Python
4 14 (48.28%) PHP
5 6 (20.69%) SQL
6 4 (13.79%) Java
7 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.90%) C
7 2 (6.90%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (6.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (6.90%) NFS
2 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Puppet
1 5 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Zend
3 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) Veritas
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.90%) EMC