The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Ruby Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby Developer
Rank 547 496 489
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 101 131 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 105 116
Median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £375 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50931 51412 49753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.74% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33245 31720 30748
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1466 2048 2093
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £40.15 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Ruby Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Ruby Developer in the job title.

Ruby Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ruby Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Ruby Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Ruby Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Ruby Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Ruby Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby Developer within the UK.

Ruby Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Ruby Developer
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -38 101 £425 -2.85% 54
London -34 64 £425 -1.44% 40
Leeds +13 18 £475 +18.75% 3
Yorkshire +12 18 £475 +5.55% 3
West Yorkshire +2 18 £475 +5.55% 3
City of London +39 16 £450 +20.00% 12
South East -19 10 £400 - 4
Bristol -2 6 £325 -13.33% 1
South West -5 6 £325 -13.33% 1
Hampshire 0 5 £400 -9.60% 3
Berkshire -2 3 £378 +25.83%
Kent - 2 £700 -
Farnborough +5 1 £400 -
Manchester -14 1 - - 1
North West -23 1 - - 2
Nottingham - 1 £375 - 1
Reading - 1 £400 -
Southampton - 1 £375 - 1
Tonbridge - 1 £750 -
Durham - 1 - -
Darlington - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £375 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £375 - 2
North East - 1 - -

Ruby Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Ruby Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Ruby Developer in the job title.

1 178 (100.00%) Ruby
2 120 (67.42%) Ruby on Rails
3 82 (46.07%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (46.07%) TDD
4 78 (43.82%) JavaScript
5 58 (32.58%) HTML
6 57 (32.02%) CSS
7 52 (29.21%) Python
8 51 (28.65%) Java
9 48 (26.97%) BDD
10 44 (24.72%) Git (software)
11 43 (24.16%) Linux
12 36 (20.22%) Cucumber
13 35 (19.66%) Amazon AWS
13 35 (19.66%) RSpec
14 32 (17.98%) Open Source
15 31 (17.42%) MongoDB
15 31 (17.42%) NoSQL
15 31 (17.42%) Capybara
16 28 (15.73%) PostgreSQL
16 28 (15.73%) Scrum
17 26 (14.61%) Web Development
17 26 (14.61%) OO
18 25 (14.04%) SQL
18 25 (14.04%) Web Services
18 25 (14.04%) Finance
18 25 (14.04%) Scala
19 24 (13.48%) Unix
20 21 (11.80%) Responsive Web Design
21 20 (11.24%) Sass

Ruby Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (7.87%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (5.06%) Node.js
3 5 (2.81%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (2.81%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.69%) Apache
4 3 (1.69%) Jetty
4 3 (1.69%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.12%) CMS
5 2 (1.12%) nginx
6 1 (0.56%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 5 (2.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.25%) BigMachines
2 4 (2.25%) Eloqua
3 2 (1.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 35 (19.66%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (10.11%) GitHub
3 14 (7.87%) Heroku
4 7 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.93%) PaaS
4 7 (3.93%) SaaS
5 4 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.69%) IaaS
7 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.67%) HTTP
2 6 (3.37%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.42%) MongoDB
1 31 (17.42%) NoSQL
2 28 (15.73%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (10.11%) Relational Database
4 17 (9.55%) MySQL
5 8 (4.49%) Neo4j
6 6 (3.37%) Redis
7 4 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.25%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.56%) Big Data
8 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.56%) GIS
8 1 (0.56%) HBase
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 44 (24.72%) Git (software)
2 36 (20.22%) Cucumber
3 35 (19.66%) RSpec
4 31 (17.42%) Capybara
5 18 (10.11%) Subversion
6 16 (8.99%) JUnit
7 14 (7.87%) git-flow
8 13 (7.30%) Jenkins
9 7 (3.93%) Jasmine
10 5 (2.81%) JMeter
10 5 (2.81%) Selenium
10 5 (2.81%) VisualVM
11 4 (2.25%) JIRA
11 4 (2.25%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (1.69%) Calabash
12 3 (1.69%) Mockito
12 3 (1.69%) Protractor
13 2 (1.12%) Appium
13 2 (1.12%) Travis CI
14 1 (0.56%) Bundler
General
1 25 (14.04%) Finance
2 8 (4.49%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.37%) Marketing
4 5 (2.81%) Banking
4 5 (2.81%) Electronics
4 5 (2.81%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.69%) Games
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Automotive
6 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (67.42%) Ruby on Rails
2 58 (32.58%) HTML
3 57 (32.02%) CSS
4 25 (14.04%) Web Services
5 20 (11.24%) Sass
6 19 (10.67%) Dropwizard
7 15 (8.43%) AngularJS
7 15 (8.43%) CSS3
7 15 (8.43%) HTML5
8 13 (7.30%) React
9 12 (6.74%) jQuery
10 11 (6.18%) REST
11 10 (5.62%) Django
11 10 (5.62%) Gherkin
12 9 (5.06%) RESTful
13 7 (3.93%) Backbone.js
14 6 (3.37%) RabbitMQ
15 5 (2.81%) JMX
15 5 (2.81%) Mason
15 5 (2.81%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.87%) Visualisation
2 8 (4.49%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.37%) User Experience
4 5 (2.81%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.25%) Fintech
6 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.12%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.56%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.56%) NHS
8 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.56%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 43 (24.16%) Linux
2 24 (13.48%) Unix
3 17 (9.55%) Mac OS X
4 5 (2.81%) Mac OS
5 4 (2.25%) Windows
6 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.69%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (46.07%) Agile Software Development
1 82 (46.07%) TDD
2 48 (26.97%) BDD
3 32 (17.98%) Open Source
4 28 (15.73%) Scrum
5 26 (14.61%) OO
5 26 (14.61%) Web Development
6 21 (11.80%) Responsive Web Design
7 20 (11.24%) Test Automation
8 19 (10.67%) Configuration Management
9 18 (10.11%) DevOps
9 18 (10.11%) Web Design
10 17 (9.55%) Unit Testing
11 14 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (7.87%) E-Commerce
12 13 (7.30%) Front End Development
12 13 (7.30%) Integration Testing
12 13 (7.30%) Pair Programming
13 12 (6.74%) Migration
13 12 (6.74%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 178 (100.00%) Ruby
2 78 (43.82%) JavaScript
3 52 (29.21%) Python
4 51 (28.65%) Java
5 25 (14.04%) Scala
5 25 (14.04%) SQL
6 15 (8.43%) Go
6 15 (8.43%) PHP
7 10 (5.62%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.81%) Clojure
9 4 (2.25%) Apex Code
9 4 (2.25%) Perl
10 3 (1.69%) Apple Swift
10 3 (1.69%) RubyMotion
11 2 (1.12%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (1.12%) ES6
11 2 (1.12%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.56%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 19 (10.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.37%) Degree
3 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.25%) SDET
2 3 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.93%) Docker
2 5 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (6.18%) Puppet
2 4 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.69%) Capistrano
4 2 (1.12%) Mesos
5 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (3.93%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (3.37%) Red Hat
3 5 (2.81%) Rackspace
3 5 (2.81%) SAP
3 5 (2.81%) VMware
4 4 (2.25%) Oracle
4 4 (2.25%) Siebel
5 3 (1.69%) Zend
6 2 (1.12%) Cisco
6 2 (1.12%) EMC
6 2 (1.12%) F5
6 2 (1.12%) Google
6 2 (1.12%) NetApp
7 1 (0.56%) Xamarin
Central London / West End
Intelletec
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 38 minutes ago
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £550 per day (Dependent on XP)
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Monarch Digital
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Up to £500 p/d
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: 400 - 500 p/d
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago