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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 77 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 10 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.80% 1.35% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.11% 3.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £239 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+130.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.69% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -27.77%
Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
473 500 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 37.72% 39.59% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 241 253
Average daily rate £325 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £202 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 36 49
Average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.50 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
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 1 August 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 1 August 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
Guildford -5 2 £501 +217.77%
Leatherhead - - - -
Staines - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - - 1
Woking - - - -
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7 (70.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) MySQL
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Apache
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Spring
3 4 (40.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (30.00%) RSpec
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) C++
5 2 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (20.00%) Perforce
5 2 (20.00%) Workflow
5 2 (20.00%) CentOS
5 2 (20.00%) PaaS
5 2 (20.00%) Puppet
5 2 (20.00%) Capybara
5 2 (20.00%) IaaS
5 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
6 1 (10.00%) Open Source
6 1 (10.00%) MongoDB

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 4 (40.00%) Apache
1 4 (40.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) PaaS
1 2 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) RSpec
2 2 (20.00%) Capybara
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) Spring
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) YAML
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Workflow
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (10.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Perforce
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss