The first table below looks at the demand for JRuby skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JRuby over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JRuby
Rank 570 563 582
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Contract jobs citing JRuby 2 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.006% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.014% 0.021% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Average daily rate
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£290 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14644 14130 14792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.59% 27.78% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9473 8977 8994
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 295 355
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

JRuby
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JRuby within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JRuby Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JRuby
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JRuby within the UK.

JRuby Daily Rate Trend in the UK

JRuby
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JRuby within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 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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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
England -9 1 £290 - 1
Scotland - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
London - - - - 1
York - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -

JRuby
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JRuby 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 JRuby.

1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) Subversion
2 7 (87.50%) jQuery
3 6 (75.00%) Ruby
3 6 (75.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) Active Record
5 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (50.00%) HTML5
5 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (50.00%) Sass
5 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (50.00%) RubyMine
5 4 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (50.00%) Alfresco
5 4 (50.00%) Java
6 3 (37.50%) SQL
6 3 (37.50%) UNIX
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle
7 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (25.00%) Linux
7 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (25.00%) MySQL
7 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (25.00%) Ajax
7 2 (25.00%) GlassFish

JRuby
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JRuby 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 JRuby. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) Alfresco
2 2 (25.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) GIMP
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (12.50%) MS Access
4 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Subversion
2 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (50.00%) RubyMine
2 4 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (12.50%) RSpec
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (12.50%) Mocha
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) jQuery
2 6 (75.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) Sass
3 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) JSP
5 1 (12.50%) Spring
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 1 (12.50%) Java EE
5 1 (12.50%) Java EE 5
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Active Record
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) Use Case
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) OOD
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) User Stories
2 1 (12.50%) MVVM
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) Ruby
3 4 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Jython
6 1 (12.50%) Groovy
6 1 (12.50%) PHP
6 1 (12.50%) VB
6 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (12.50%) C++
6 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) logstash
1 1 (12.50%) Kibana
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter