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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby Developer
Rank 513 467 496
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 96 124 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.25% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 107 48
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
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
50702 48981 45586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.56% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32009 29925 26397
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1910 1955 2127
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 July 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 23 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 6 July 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 -38 96 £400 - 40
London -18 73 £375 -6.25% 27
City of London +3 17 £375 +19.04% 8
West Yorkshire -13 8 £450 - 4
Yorkshire -15 8 £450 - 4
South East -18 8 £400 -0.31% 5
East Midlands -7 4 £379 -5.31%
Surrey - 4 £400 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 4 £379 -
Nottingham - 4 £379 -
Egham - 3 £400 - 1
Hampshire -3 2 £425 -5.55% 1
Leeds -16 2 £375 - 4
Cambridgeshire - 2 £425 -
Cambridge - 2 £425 -
East of England - 2 £425 - 2
Bristol 0 1 £375 +25.00%
South West -8 1 £375 +25.00%
Farnborough - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1

Ruby Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 186 (100.00%) Ruby
2 121 (65.05%) Ruby on Rails
3 117 (62.90%) JavaScript
4 106 (56.99%) TDD
5 93 (50.00%) CSS
6 88 (47.31%) Agile Software Development
7 73 (39.25%) Java
8 67 (36.02%) HTML
9 57 (30.65%) Git (software)
10 48 (25.81%) Sinatra
11 43 (23.12%) Cucumber
12 42 (22.58%) Web Development
13 40 (21.51%) SQL
14 37 (19.89%) Web Design
15 36 (19.35%) Responsive Web Design
16 29 (15.59%) BDD
17 27 (14.52%) Pair Programming
17 27 (14.52%) Capybara
18 26 (13.98%) Continuous Improvement
18 26 (13.98%) CSS3
18 26 (13.98%) MySQL
18 26 (13.98%) HTML5
18 26 (13.98%) QA
19 24 (12.90%) TeamCity
19 24 (12.90%) VMware
19 24 (12.90%) Sass
20 23 (12.37%) Cloud Foundry
20 23 (12.37%) New Relic
20 23 (12.37%) Graylog
20 23 (12.37%) Linux

Ruby Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 23 (12.37%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (3.23%) Node.js
3 4 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.08%) CMS
4 2 (1.08%) nginx
5 1 (0.54%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (1.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.23%) SaaS
3 5 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.08%) Heroku
4 2 (1.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.45%) HTTP
2 2 (1.08%) Internet
3 1 (0.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.98%) MySQL
2 19 (10.22%) Relational Database
3 12 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 9 (4.84%) Redis
5 8 (4.30%) Big Data
6 6 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.23%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.08%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.08%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 57 (30.65%) Git (software)
2 43 (23.12%) Cucumber
3 27 (14.52%) Capybara
4 24 (12.90%) TeamCity
5 23 (12.37%) IntelliJ
6 22 (11.83%) RSpec
7 19 (10.22%) Subversion
8 13 (6.99%) Jenkins
9 5 (2.69%) Selenium
10 3 (1.61%) JUnit
10 3 (1.61%) RubyGems
11 2 (1.08%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.08%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.08%) Maven
12 1 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.54%) Mockito
12 1 (0.54%) Mocha
12 1 (0.54%) Selenium IDE
12 1 (0.54%) gulp
General
1 16 (8.60%) Finance
2 3 (1.61%) Marketing
2 3 (1.61%) Publishing
3 2 (1.08%) Games
4 1 (0.54%) Retail
4 1 (0.54%) Music Industry
4 1 (0.54%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (65.05%) Ruby on Rails
2 93 (50.00%) CSS
3 67 (36.02%) HTML
4 48 (25.81%) Sinatra
5 26 (13.98%) HTML5
5 26 (13.98%) CSS3
6 24 (12.90%) Sass
7 16 (8.60%) AngularJS
8 14 (7.53%) jQuery
9 10 (5.38%) RESTful
10 8 (4.30%) Web Services
11 7 (3.76%) Backbone.js
11 7 (3.76%) Ember.js
12 5 (2.69%) REST
12 5 (2.69%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (2.69%) Ext JS
12 5 (2.69%) JRuby
13 4 (2.15%) SOAP
13 4 (2.15%) KnockoutJS
14 3 (1.61%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.60%) Visualisation
2 7 (3.76%) Mobile App
2 7 (3.76%) Data Structures
3 3 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.61%) iPhone
4 2 (1.08%) Semantic Web
4 2 (1.08%) User Experience
5 1 (0.54%) Social Media
5 1 (0.54%) iPad
5 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.37%) Linux
2 17 (9.14%) UNIX
3 7 (3.76%) Android
4 6 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.15%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (56.99%) TDD
2 88 (47.31%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (22.58%) Web Development
4 37 (19.89%) Web Design
5 36 (19.35%) Responsive Web Design
6 29 (15.59%) BDD
7 27 (14.52%) Pair Programming
8 26 (13.98%) Continuous Improvement
9 23 (12.37%) Open Source
10 14 (7.53%) Scrum
10 14 (7.53%) OO
11 13 (6.99%) Mentoring
12 12 (6.45%) E-Commerce
13 11 (5.91%) Configuration Management
13 11 (5.91%) MVC
13 11 (5.91%) DevOps
14 10 (5.38%) Software Engineering
14 10 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (4.30%) MVVM
15 8 (4.30%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 186 (100.00%) Ruby
2 117 (62.90%) JavaScript
3 73 (39.25%) Java
4 40 (21.51%) SQL
5 17 (9.14%) Python
6 7 (3.76%) Go
7 6 (3.23%) C#
8 5 (2.69%) Objective-C
8 5 (2.69%) Clojure
9 4 (2.15%) PHP
10 3 (1.61%) Scala
11 1 (0.54%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.54%) Groovy
11 1 (0.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.98%) QA
2 3 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (12.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (12.37%) Graylog
2 9 (4.84%) Puppet
3 7 (3.76%) Ansible
4 4 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.54%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.54%) Mesos
Vendors
1 24 (12.90%) VMware
2 23 (12.37%) Akamai
2 23 (12.37%) New Relic
3 2 (1.08%) Wall Street Systems
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle
4 1 (0.54%) Siebel
4 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.54%) Sencha
4 1 (0.54%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.54%) Rackspace
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £400 per week + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Explore Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £255 to £355 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Mason Frank
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Mason Frank
Posted: 24 days ago