The table below looks at the statistics for the Ruby Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby Developer
Rank 504 497 501
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 72 69 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.15% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 64 21
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£450 £401 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +21.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £225
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +55.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Ruby Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 February 2015.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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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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 -14 72 £450 +12.35% 24
London -28 48 £450 +5.88% 17
Yorkshire -5 7 £438 +25.00% 3
West Yorkshire - 7 £438 - 3
Leeds - 5 £431 - 2
City of London -2 2 £275 -35.29% 7
Manchester -8 2 £425 +17.24%
North West -13 2 £425 +17.24%
South East -29 1 - - 3
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Farnborough - - - - 2
Mayfair - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Isle of Wight - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Cowes - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -

Ruby Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Ruby Developer in their job title 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 with Ruby Developer in their job title.

1 152 (100.00%) Ruby
2 95 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (51.32%) Ruby on Rails
4 71 (46.71%) JavaScript
5 57 (37.50%) TDD
6 56 (36.84%) Java
7 50 (32.89%) CSS
8 48 (31.58%) HTML
9 44 (28.95%) Git (software)
10 43 (28.29%) Sinatra
11 34 (22.37%) Cucumber
12 29 (19.08%) Responsive Web Design
12 29 (19.08%) Web Design
13 28 (18.42%) BDD
14 24 (15.79%) Open Source
15 22 (14.47%) jQuery
15 22 (14.47%) Python
16 21 (13.82%) RSpec
17 20 (13.16%) QA
18 19 (12.50%) HTML5
18 19 (12.50%) Capybara
19 18 (11.84%) CSS3
19 18 (11.84%) Pair Programming
20 17 (11.18%) Subversion
20 17 (11.18%) Sass
20 17 (11.18%) Cloud Foundry
21 16 (10.53%) TeamCity
21 16 (10.53%) Degree
21 16 (10.53%) IntelliJ
22 15 (9.87%) Linux

Ruby Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Ruby Developer in their job title 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 with Ruby Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (11.18%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (3.29%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.63%) Node.js
3 4 (2.63%) nginx
4 3 (1.97%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.66%) Apache
5 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.66%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (3.95%) Heroku
2 3 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.32%) SaaS
3 2 (1.32%) GitHub
4 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.24%) HTTP
2 2 (1.32%) Internet
3 1 (0.66%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.21%) Relational Database
2 12 (7.89%) MySQL
3 11 (7.24%) Redis
4 8 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 7 (4.61%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.97%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.32%) Big Data
10 1 (0.66%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.66%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.66%) HBase
Development Applications
1 44 (28.95%) Git (software)
2 34 (22.37%) Cucumber
3 21 (13.82%) RSpec
4 19 (12.50%) Capybara
5 17 (11.18%) Subversion
6 16 (10.53%) IntelliJ
6 16 (10.53%) TeamCity
7 7 (4.61%) Jasmine
8 5 (3.29%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.97%) JIRA
10 2 (1.32%) WATIR
10 2 (1.32%) Selenium
10 2 (1.32%) Maven
10 2 (1.32%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.32%) JUnit
10 2 (1.32%) Trac
11 1 (0.66%) Gradle
11 1 (0.66%) Ant
11 1 (0.66%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (5.26%) Finance
2 3 (1.97%) Banking
3 2 (1.32%) Law
3 2 (1.32%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (51.32%) Ruby on Rails
2 50 (32.89%) CSS
3 48 (31.58%) HTML
4 43 (28.29%) Sinatra
5 22 (14.47%) jQuery
6 19 (12.50%) HTML5
7 18 (11.84%) CSS3
8 17 (11.18%) Sass
9 11 (7.24%) REST
10 10 (6.58%) Web Services
11 9 (5.92%) RESTful
11 9 (5.92%) Ember.js
12 8 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (5.26%) Backbone.js
13 6 (3.95%) AngularJS
14 5 (3.29%) JSON
14 5 (3.29%) Django
14 5 (3.29%) XHTML
15 4 (2.63%) OAuth
16 3 (1.97%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.79%) Open Source
2 13 (8.55%) Visualisation
3 6 (3.95%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.63%) User Experience
4 4 (2.63%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.97%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.66%) iPad
6 1 (0.66%) Statistics
6 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.66%) Blog
6 1 (0.66%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.87%) Linux
2 13 (8.55%) UNIX
3 5 (3.29%) Mac OS X
3 5 (3.29%) Android
4 4 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.97%) Windows
6 1 (0.66%) AIX
6 1 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (37.50%) TDD
3 29 (19.08%) Web Design
3 29 (19.08%) Responsive Web Design
4 28 (18.42%) BDD
5 18 (11.84%) Pair Programming
6 15 (9.87%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (7.89%) Scrum
7 12 (7.89%) E-Commerce
8 9 (5.92%) SOA
8 9 (5.92%) Configuration Management
8 9 (5.92%) Web Development
9 8 (5.26%) MVC
9 8 (5.26%) OOP
9 8 (5.26%) OO
9 8 (5.26%) Software Engineering
9 8 (5.26%) Test Automation
10 5 (3.29%) Mentoring
11 3 (1.97%) DevOps
11 3 (1.97%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 152 (100.00%) Ruby
2 71 (46.71%) JavaScript
3 56 (36.84%) Java
4 22 (14.47%) Python
5 11 (7.24%) SQL
6 10 (6.58%) Erlang
7 9 (5.92%) C++
7 9 (5.92%) C
8 7 (4.61%) C#
8 7 (4.61%) CoffeeScript
9 6 (3.95%) Golang
10 3 (1.97%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.97%) PHP
10 3 (1.97%) Clojure
11 2 (1.32%) Perl
11 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.16%) QA
2 3 (1.97%) WAI
System Software
1 15 (9.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (9.87%) Graylog
2 7 (4.61%) Puppet
3 4 (2.63%) Ansible
4 2 (1.32%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 15 (9.87%) VMware
1 15 (9.87%) Akamai
1 15 (9.87%) New Relic
2 4 (2.63%) Oracle
3 2 (1.32%) Wall Street Systems
4 1 (0.66%) Sony
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