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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 62 95 77
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -18
Contract jobs citing Ruby 32 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.23% 0.13% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.17% 0.35% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 3
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£375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £310 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £324
% change year-on-year
+11.88% +10.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +77.50%
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
519 579 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 36.14% 38.27% 32.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 346 200
Average daily rate £363 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 29
Average hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £28.00 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.88 £51.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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
Guildford - 7 £363 - 1
Egham - 7 £375 -
Staines - 4 - -
Leatherhead - 2 £413 -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
Woking - - - -
Epsom - - - - 1
Esher - - - -
Dorking - - - - 1
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 27 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 23 (54.76%) HTML
2 23 (54.76%) CSS
2 23 (54.76%) Linux
3 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (47.62%) Open Source
5 18 (42.86%) MVC
5 18 (42.86%) Python
6 16 (38.10%) AngularJS
7 15 (35.71%) Web Development
8 14 (33.33%) jQuery
8 14 (33.33%) Perl
8 14 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
9 12 (28.57%) TDD
10 11 (26.19%) Java
11 10 (23.81%) UNIX
12 8 (19.05%) Selenium
12 8 (19.05%) RSpec
12 8 (19.05%) Node.js
12 8 (19.05%) REST
12 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
13 7 (16.67%) Big Data
13 7 (16.67%) MVVM
14 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
15 5 (11.90%) Data Analysis
15 5 (11.90%) Puppet
15 5 (11.90%) Backbone.js
15 5 (11.90%) Capacity Management
16 4 (9.52%) OpenStack
16 4 (9.52%) Software Deployment

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 8 (19.05%) Node.js
2 4 (9.52%) OpenStack
3 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.52%) PaaS
1 4 (9.52%) IaaS
1 4 (9.52%) AWS CloudFormation
1 4 (9.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) DHCP
1 4 (9.52%) VPN
1 4 (9.52%) DNS
1 4 (9.52%) Firewall
2 3 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) MPLS
3 1 (2.38%) L2TP
3 1 (2.38%) SSH
3 1 (2.38%) IPv6
3 1 (2.38%) HTTP
3 1 (2.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) Big Data
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.14%) Redis
4 2 (4.76%) MySQL
4 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Selenium
1 8 (19.05%) RSpec
1 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.52%) Ant
3 4 (9.52%) Subversion
3 4 (9.52%) Maven
3 4 (9.52%) JIRA
4 3 (7.14%) WATIR
4 3 (7.14%) PHPUnit
4 3 (7.14%) RubyGems
5 1 (2.38%) GCC
5 1 (2.38%) Valgrind
5 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
1 4 (9.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (69.05%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Ruby Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Lead Developer
4 4 (9.52%) PHP Developer
4 4 (9.52%) AWS Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Cloud Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (54.76%) HTML
1 23 (54.76%) CSS
2 16 (38.10%) AngularJS
3 14 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 14 (33.33%) jQuery
4 8 (19.05%) REST
5 5 (11.90%) Backbone.js
6 4 (9.52%) Underscore.js
6 4 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (9.52%) JRuby
6 4 (9.52%) React
7 2 (4.76%) Zend Framework
7 2 (4.76%) HTML5
7 2 (4.76%) CSS3
8 1 (2.38%) boto
8 1 (2.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (2.38%) STL
8 1 (2.38%) Web Services
8 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (47.62%) Open Source
2 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (54.76%) Linux
2 10 (23.81%) UNIX
3 3 (7.14%) Windows
4 2 (4.76%) Solaris
5 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) MVC
3 15 (35.71%) Web Development
4 12 (28.57%) TDD
5 7 (16.67%) MVVM
6 5 (11.90%) Data Analysis
6 5 (11.90%) Capacity Management
7 4 (9.52%) Software Deployment
7 4 (9.52%) Automation Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Auto-Scaling
7 4 (9.52%) OO
7 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.52%) Scrum
8 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 3 (7.14%) Web Application Development
8 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.76%) Time Management
9 2 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (4.76%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 18 (42.86%) Python
3 14 (33.33%) Perl
4 11 (26.19%) Java
5 4 (9.52%) PHP
5 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.14%) SQL
6 3 (7.14%) C#
6 3 (7.14%) C++
7 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.38%) VB6
8 1 (2.38%) Bourne shell
8 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.38%) C
8 1 (2.38%) VB
8 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Puppet
2 3 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.76%) Zend
3 1 (2.38%) Perforce