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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby Developer
Rank 533 577 518
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -59
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 124 84 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 77 100
Median daily rate £438 £463 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +11.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £373 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £534 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
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
50649 54325 53290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 34727 32509
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1691 2060 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 29 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 27 September 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 +67 123 £425 -8.10% 46
London +21 87 £450 -2.70% 35
City of London +16 16 £425 -15.00% 10
Yorkshire +16 12 £375 -18.47% 3
West Yorkshire +12 12 £375 -18.47% 3
Leeds +15 11 £375 -18.47% 3
South East +20 9 £350 -17.64% 3
North East -20 7 £450 +63.63%
North West +18 5 £435 -2.52% 4
Tyne and Wear -24 3 £450 -15.09%
Newcastle upon Tyne -28 3 £450 -15.09%
East Sussex - 3 £300 -
Kent - 3 £600 -
Brighton - 3 £300 -
Westminster - 2 £425 -
Hampshire +15 1 £350 -12.50% 3
Merseyside +6 1 £350 -
South West +5 1 - -
Manchester -3 1 £420 +15.86% 4
Oxfordshire -10 1 £315 -25.88%
Surrey - 1 £500 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £350 -
Southport - 1 £350 -
Southampton - 1 £350 - 3
Banbury - 1 £315 -
West Midlands - 1 £350 -
Edinburgh - 1 £575 - 1
Scotland - 1 £575 - 1

Ruby Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 247 (100.00%) Ruby
2 139 (56.28%) Ruby on Rails
3 132 (53.44%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (42.51%) TDD
4 105 (42.51%) JavaScript
5 73 (29.55%) HTML
6 72 (29.15%) CSS
7 67 (27.13%) BDD
8 53 (21.46%) Java
9 47 (19.03%) Scrum
10 41 (16.60%) Amazon AWS
11 39 (15.79%) OO
12 37 (14.98%) HTML5
13 36 (14.57%) CSS3
14 35 (14.17%) Git (software)
15 32 (12.96%) Kanban
15 32 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
16 31 (12.55%) Cucumber
16 31 (12.55%) Python
16 31 (12.55%) PostgreSQL
17 30 (12.15%) RSpec
17 30 (12.15%) Node.js
17 30 (12.15%) AngularJS
18 29 (11.74%) NoSQL
18 29 (11.74%) Open Source
18 29 (11.74%) Web Services
19 28 (11.34%) Linux
20 27 (10.93%) MySQL
20 27 (10.93%) Capybara
21 25 (10.12%) Software Engineering

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 7 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.02%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (2.02%) nginx
2 5 (2.02%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.21%) Confluence
3 3 (1.21%) Jetty
3 3 (1.21%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.81%) CMS
4 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.40%) Apache
5 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.40%) Drupal
5 1 (0.40%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.40%) SAS
5 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 41 (16.60%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.26%) GitHub
2 13 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.86%) Heroku
4 8 (3.24%) PaaS
5 6 (2.43%) SaaS
6 3 (1.21%) IaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.43%) Network Security
2 3 (1.21%) HTTP
3 1 (0.40%) DNS
3 1 (0.40%) ICMP
3 1 (0.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.55%) PostgreSQL
2 29 (11.74%) NoSQL
3 27 (10.93%) MySQL
4 19 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 17 (6.88%) Redis
6 12 (4.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (2.83%) MariaDB
8 3 (1.21%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.81%) Big Data
9 2 (0.81%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.81%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.81%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.81%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.40%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (14.17%) Git (software)
2 31 (12.55%) Cucumber
3 30 (12.15%) RSpec
4 27 (10.93%) Capybara
5 23 (9.31%) Jenkins
6 13 (5.26%) Selenium
7 10 (4.05%) Subversion
8 7 (2.83%) WebDriver
9 6 (2.43%) JIRA
10 5 (2.02%) Travis CI
11 4 (1.62%) Calabash
12 3 (1.21%) Bower
12 3 (1.21%) Grunt
12 3 (1.21%) JUnit
12 3 (1.21%) Mockito
13 2 (0.81%) CircleCI
13 2 (0.81%) GitLab
13 2 (0.81%) Jasmine
13 2 (0.81%) JMeter
13 2 (0.81%) VisualVM
General
1 18 (7.29%) Finance
2 10 (4.05%) Games
3 8 (3.24%) Banking
4 4 (1.62%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (56.28%) Ruby on Rails
2 73 (29.55%) HTML
3 72 (29.15%) CSS
4 37 (14.98%) HTML5
5 36 (14.57%) CSS3
6 30 (12.15%) AngularJS
6 30 (12.15%) Node.js
7 29 (11.74%) Web Services
8 23 (9.31%) React
9 19 (7.69%) REST
10 16 (6.48%) Sinatra
11 14 (5.67%) Ember.js
12 13 (5.26%) Backbone.js
12 13 (5.26%) Gherkin
13 12 (4.86%) JSON
14 11 (4.45%) jQuery
15 10 (4.05%) RabbitMQ
15 10 (4.05%) Sass
16 9 (3.64%) Grails
17 8 (3.24%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.45%) User Experience
2 9 (3.64%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.83%) Algorithms
4 6 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.43%) Digital Media
5 5 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.02%) Semantic Web
6 4 (1.62%) Fintech
7 3 (1.21%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.81%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.40%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.40%) BBC
9 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.40%) Online Games
9 1 (0.40%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.40%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.40%) RIA
9 1 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.34%) Linux
2 9 (3.64%) Unix
2 9 (3.64%) Windows
3 6 (2.43%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.43%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.62%) Android
5 2 (0.81%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.40%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (53.44%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (42.51%) TDD
3 67 (27.13%) BDD
4 47 (19.03%) Scrum
5 39 (15.79%) OO
6 32 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (12.96%) Kanban
7 29 (11.74%) Open Source
8 25 (10.12%) Software Engineering
9 20 (8.10%) Test Automation
9 20 (8.10%) Web Development
10 18 (7.29%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (7.29%) Front End Development
11 17 (6.88%) Automated Testing
12 16 (6.48%) DevOps
12 16 (6.48%) Pair Programming
13 13 (5.26%) Microservices
14 11 (4.45%) CRM
14 11 (4.45%) E-Commerce
14 11 (4.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 247 (100.00%) Ruby
2 105 (42.51%) JavaScript
3 53 (21.46%) Java
4 31 (12.55%) Python
5 19 (7.69%) Scala
6 18 (7.29%) Go
7 15 (6.07%) SQL
8 14 (5.67%) PHP
9 8 (3.24%) C#
10 7 (2.83%) Clojure
11 5 (2.02%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.02%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.21%) ES6
12 3 (1.21%) Perl
12 3 (1.21%) RubyMotion
13 2 (0.81%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.40%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.40%) C++
14 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (3.64%) Degree
2 8 (3.24%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.67%) SDET
2 7 (2.83%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) GCP
System Software
1 10 (4.05%) Docker
2 8 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.02%) vSphere
4 2 (0.81%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.81%) Ceph
4 2 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.40%) etcd
5 1 (0.40%) flannel
5 1 (0.40%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 6 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (2.43%) Puppet
2 1 (0.40%) Ansible
2 1 (0.40%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.40%) Consul
2 1 (0.40%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.40%) Mesos
2 1 (0.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.40%) rkt
2 1 (0.40%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (3.24%) VMware
2 5 (2.02%) Cisco
2 5 (2.02%) EMC
2 5 (2.02%) F5
2 5 (2.02%) NetApp
2 5 (2.02%) Rackspace
3 3 (1.21%) Facebook
4 2 (0.81%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.81%) Remedy
4 2 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.81%) Twitter
5 1 (0.40%) Lotus
5 1 (0.40%) MapR
5 1 (0.40%) Mercator
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle
5 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.40%) Teradata
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