The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Surrey region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 96 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.067% 0.70% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 2.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -7.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+77.50% -
Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
561 422 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 37.58% 32.89% 39.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 197 328
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 44
Average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £26.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Ruby
South East

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Caterham - - - -
Dorking - - - - 1
Epsom - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Guildford - - - - 3
Leatherhead - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Woking - - - - 1
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (30.00%) BDD
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) SCOM
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (20.00%) RSpec
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (20.00%) SEO
4 2 (20.00%) Games
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) Online Games
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) RSpec
1 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Project Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (20.00%) CSS3
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) Symfony
4 1 (10.00%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Open Source
1 2 (20.00%) Online Games
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) TDD
1 3 (30.00%) BDD
2 2 (20.00%) SEO
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) Game Development
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Zend