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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 82 78 76
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Ruby 9 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.64% 0.72% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.77% 1.94% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 3
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£430 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% -7.14%
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 £150.00
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -91.00%
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
508 465 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 36.00% 37.08% 37.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 244 266
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 42
Average hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £11.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.90 £39.00 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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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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 - 1 £363 - 3
Leatherhead - 1 £430 - 3
Walton-on-Thames - - - - 1
Woking - - - - 1
Dorking - - - - 1
Epsom - - - - 1
Farnham - - - -
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 26 (83.87%) HTML
1 26 (83.87%) CSS
2 24 (77.42%) JavaScript
3 21 (67.74%) jQuery
4 20 (64.52%) Linux
5 19 (61.29%) Perl
6 18 (58.06%) Python
6 18 (58.06%) Open Source
7 15 (48.39%) MVC
7 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (41.94%) PHP
9 12 (38.71%) Ruby on Rails
10 10 (32.26%) OO
10 10 (32.26%) Node.js
11 9 (29.03%) PHPUnit
11 9 (29.03%) UNIX
12 7 (22.58%) Web Development
12 7 (22.58%) AngularJS
13 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
13 6 (19.35%) REST
13 6 (19.35%) OWASP
13 6 (19.35%) TDD
13 6 (19.35%) SQL
13 6 (19.35%) MySQL
13 6 (19.35%) Oracle
13 6 (19.35%) XHTML
14 5 (16.13%) WAI
14 5 (16.13%) Zend
14 5 (16.13%) HTML5
14 5 (16.13%) Web Accessibility

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (32.26%) Node.js
2 3 (9.68%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) IPv6
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) LDAP
2 1 (3.23%) MPLS
2 1 (3.23%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
1 6 (19.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) PHPUnit
2 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.23%) Valgrind
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) GCC
General
1 2 (6.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (87.10%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) PHP Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Web Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Senior PHP Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.23%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) UNIX Support
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (83.87%) HTML
1 26 (83.87%) CSS
2 21 (67.74%) jQuery
3 12 (38.71%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (22.58%) AngularJS
5 6 (19.35%) REST
5 6 (19.35%) XHTML
6 5 (16.13%) HTML5
6 5 (16.13%) CSS3
7 3 (9.68%) Zend Framework
7 3 (9.68%) YAML
8 1 (3.23%) STL
8 1 (3.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (3.23%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (58.06%) Open Source
2 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.45%) HACMP
3 2 (6.45%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Linux
2 9 (29.03%) UNIX
3 3 (9.68%) AIX
3 3 (9.68%) Solaris
3 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.45%) CentOS
5 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) MVC
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) OO
3 7 (22.58%) Web Development
4 6 (19.35%) OWASP
4 6 (19.35%) TDD
5 5 (16.13%) Web Accessibility
5 5 (16.13%) BDD
5 5 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (16.13%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.45%) Web Application Development
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Project Management
8 1 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (3.23%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.23%) DevOps
8 1 (3.23%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) JavaScript
2 19 (61.29%) Perl
3 18 (58.06%) Python
4 13 (41.94%) PHP
5 6 (19.35%) SQL
6 2 (6.45%) C++
6 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.23%) C
7 1 (3.23%) Java
7 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (6.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Puppet
1 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) Zend
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) Veritas
4 2 (6.45%) EMC
5 1 (3.23%) Perforce
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
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