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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 53 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 33 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.59% - 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.59% - 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 5
Average daily rate
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£375 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 - £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £323
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +20.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +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
501 514 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 39.36% 36.56% 38.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 329 194
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 35
Average hourly rate £47.79 £39.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.75% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £20.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £59.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.85%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Egham - 7 £375 -
Guildford - 7 £388 - 1
Staines - 7 - - 1
Leatherhead - 1 £400 -
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (62.79%) JavaScript
2 26 (60.47%) Linux
3 21 (48.84%) HTML
3 21 (48.84%) CSS
4 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (39.53%) Python
5 17 (39.53%) Open Source
5 17 (39.53%) AngularJS
6 16 (37.21%) Ruby on Rails
6 16 (37.21%) MVC
7 15 (34.88%) Web Development
8 12 (27.91%) jQuery
8 12 (27.91%) UNIX
8 12 (27.91%) Java
9 11 (25.58%) TDD
10 10 (23.26%) Perl
11 8 (18.60%) Selenium
11 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
11 8 (18.60%) REST
11 8 (18.60%) Big Data
11 8 (18.60%) RSpec
11 8 (18.60%) MVVM
11 8 (18.60%) Puppet
12 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (16.28%) Capacity Management
12 7 (16.28%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (13.95%) Auto-Scaling
13 6 (13.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (13.95%) IaaS
13 6 (13.95%) Software Deployment

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 4 (9.30%) Node.js
1 4 (9.30%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.98%) Apache
2 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (16.28%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (13.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 6 (13.95%) IaaS
2 6 (13.95%) PaaS
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) DHCP
1 6 (13.95%) VPN
1 6 (13.95%) DNS
1 6 (13.95%) Firewall
2 3 (6.98%) MPLS
2 3 (6.98%) Internet
2 3 (6.98%) LDAP
2 3 (6.98%) SSH
3 2 (4.65%) Network Security
3 2 (4.65%) VLAN
3 2 (4.65%) LAN
3 2 (4.65%) WAN
4 1 (2.33%) L2TP
4 1 (2.33%) HTTP
4 1 (2.33%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Big Data
2 5 (11.63%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.30%) Redis
4 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.33%) MySQL
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Selenium
1 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
1 8 (18.60%) RSpec
2 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.30%) Maven
3 4 (9.30%) Subversion
3 4 (9.30%) JIRA
3 4 (9.30%) Ant
4 3 (6.98%) WATIR
4 3 (6.98%) RubyGems
5 1 (2.33%) GCC
5 1 (2.33%) Valgrind
5 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (65.12%) Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Ruby Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Web Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Lead Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (9.30%) AWS Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) Test Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.33%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Lead Designer
8 1 (2.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (48.84%) HTML
1 21 (48.84%) CSS
2 17 (39.53%) AngularJS
3 16 (37.21%) Ruby on Rails
4 12 (27.91%) jQuery
5 8 (18.60%) REST
6 5 (11.63%) JRuby
6 5 (11.63%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (9.30%) Underscore.js
7 4 (9.30%) React
7 4 (9.30%) Backbone.js
8 3 (6.98%) boto
9 1 (2.33%) .NET
9 1 (2.33%) STL
9 1 (2.33%) Web Services
9 1 (2.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 26 (60.47%) Linux
2 12 (27.91%) UNIX
3 6 (13.95%) Windows
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.65%) Solaris
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (39.53%) Open Source
3 16 (37.21%) MVC
4 15 (34.88%) Web Development
5 11 (25.58%) TDD
6 8 (18.60%) MVVM
7 7 (16.28%) Capacity Management
8 6 (13.95%) Auto-Scaling
8 6 (13.95%) Software Deployment
8 6 (13.95%) Data Analysis
9 4 (9.30%) Automation Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (9.30%) Scrum
9 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
10 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.98%) Web Application Development
11 2 (4.65%) Time Management
11 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
12 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (2.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) JavaScript
2 17 (39.53%) Python
3 12 (27.91%) Java
4 10 (23.26%) Perl
5 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.98%) C#
6 3 (6.98%) C++
6 3 (6.98%) SQL
7 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.33%) VB6
8 1 (2.33%) C
8 1 (2.33%) VB
8 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.33%) Bourne shell
8 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) Puppet
2 5 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.98%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.33%) Perforce
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
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