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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 80 83 73
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Ruby 18 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.18% 0.59% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.94% 1.64% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.22% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+62.28% +16.66%
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
612 487 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 39.97% 35.99% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 301 239
Average daily rate £370 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £218 £250
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 24 31 37
Average hourly rate £46.75 £36.50 £41.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.08% -12.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.50 £34.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.90 £42.00 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Dorking -3 5 £275 -24.13% 1
Guildford -13 4 £400 - 2
Leatherhead - 4 £190 - 1
Staines - - - - 1
Thames Ditton - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - - 1
Woking - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Farnham - - - - 1
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (68.75%) HTML
2 21 (65.63%) CSS
3 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
4 17 (53.13%) Linux
5 16 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 15 (46.88%) Perl
7 14 (43.75%) PHP
8 13 (40.63%) Python
8 13 (40.63%) jQuery
9 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (34.38%) Open Source
10 10 (31.25%) Node.js
10 10 (31.25%) OO
10 10 (31.25%) UNIX
10 10 (31.25%) MySQL
11 9 (28.13%) MVC
11 9 (28.13%) PHPUnit
12 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
12 7 (21.88%) Java
12 7 (21.88%) Apache
13 6 (18.75%) XHTML
13 6 (18.75%) SQL
13 6 (18.75%) Oracle
13 6 (18.75%) OWASP
13 6 (18.75%) TDD
13 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
13 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database
14 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
14 5 (15.63%) Mobile Application Development
14 5 (15.63%) Opscode Chef

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (31.25%) Node.js
2 7 (21.88%) Apache
3 4 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.25%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) PaaS
1 2 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) LDAP
1 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) MySQL
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) PHPUnit
2 3 (9.38%) RSpec
3 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (6.25%) Capybara
3 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) PHP Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior PHP Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Ruby Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) UNIX Support
7 1 (3.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (68.75%) HTML
2 21 (65.63%) CSS
3 16 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 13 (40.63%) jQuery
5 6 (18.75%) XHTML
6 5 (15.63%) HTML5
6 5 (15.63%) CSS3
7 4 (12.50%) Spring
7 4 (12.50%) YAML
8 3 (9.38%) Zend Framework
9 1 (3.13%) .NET
9 1 (3.13%) Backbone.js
9 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Open Source
2 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.25%) HACMP
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Linux
2 10 (31.25%) UNIX
3 4 (12.50%) AIX
3 4 (12.50%) Solaris
3 4 (12.50%) CentOS
3 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) OO
3 9 (28.13%) MVC
4 6 (18.75%) OWASP
4 6 (18.75%) TDD
5 5 (15.63%) Web Accessibility
5 5 (15.63%) BDD
5 5 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (15.63%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.38%) DevOps
8 2 (6.25%) Project Management
8 2 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Workflow
9 1 (3.13%) Performance Improvement
9 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (3.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
2 15 (46.88%) Perl
3 14 (43.75%) PHP
4 13 (40.63%) Python
5 7 (21.88%) Java
6 6 (18.75%) SQL
7 4 (12.50%) C++
8 2 (6.25%) C
8 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (6.25%) NFS
2 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Puppet
1 5 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) Zend
3 4 (12.50%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) Veritas
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.25%) Perforce
4 2 (6.25%) EMC