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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby Developer
Rank 502 479 503
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 105 103 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.21% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 95 37
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£431 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.67% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 May 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 21 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 22 May 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 -15 105 £431 +7.81% 29
London -12 77 £400 - 22
City of London +10 15 £375 +19.04% 6
West Yorkshire - 12 £450 -
Yorkshire - 12 £450 - 1
South East -12 11 £425 - 3
Surrey - 8 £463 - 1
Guildford - 6 £500 -
Leeds - 4 £425 -
South West +10 2 £375 +25.00%
Hampshire -10 2 £425 -
Manchester -11 2 - -
North West -20 2 - -
Bristol 0 1 £375 +25.00%
Cambridge - 1 £425 - 1
Exeter - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £425 - 1
Devon - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £425 - 2
Farnborough - 1 - -

Ruby Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 174 (100.00%) Ruby
2 110 (63.22%) Ruby on Rails
2 110 (63.22%) JavaScript
3 92 (52.87%) TDD
4 90 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
5 89 (51.15%) CSS
6 73 (41.95%) Java
7 68 (39.08%) HTML
8 55 (31.61%) Git (software)
9 45 (25.86%) Sinatra
10 37 (21.26%) Web Design
11 36 (20.69%) Web Development
11 36 (20.69%) Cucumber
11 36 (20.69%) Responsive Web Design
12 30 (17.24%) SQL
13 29 (16.67%) BDD
14 26 (14.94%) Pair Programming
14 26 (14.94%) Capybara
15 25 (14.37%) Continuous Improvement
16 24 (13.79%) CSS3
16 24 (13.79%) HTML5
16 24 (13.79%) QA
17 23 (13.22%) MySQL
18 22 (12.64%) TeamCity
18 22 (12.64%) Sass
19 21 (12.07%) Relational Database
19 21 (12.07%) Cloud Foundry
19 21 (12.07%) New Relic
19 21 (12.07%) Graylog
19 21 (12.07%) Open Source

Ruby Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (12.07%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (4.02%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.45%) Node.js
4 5 (2.87%) nginx
5 2 (1.15%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.15%) CMS
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (1.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.30%) SaaS
2 4 (2.30%) Heroku
3 3 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.72%) GitHub
4 2 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.90%) HTTP
2 4 (2.30%) Internet
3 1 (0.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.22%) MySQL
2 21 (12.07%) Relational Database
3 14 (8.05%) Redis
4 13 (7.47%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.60%) Big Data
6 7 (4.02%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.45%) SQL Server
8 5 (2.87%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.72%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.15%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.15%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.57%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 55 (31.61%) Git (software)
2 36 (20.69%) Cucumber
3 26 (14.94%) Capybara
4 22 (12.64%) TeamCity
5 21 (12.07%) IntelliJ
6 19 (10.92%) Subversion
6 19 (10.92%) RSpec
7 6 (3.45%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.72%) JUnit
9 2 (1.15%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.15%) Maven
10 1 (0.57%) Mockito
10 1 (0.57%) Mocha
10 1 (0.57%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.57%) Selenium
10 1 (0.57%) Selenium IDE
General
1 16 (9.20%) Finance
2 3 (1.72%) Advertising
2 3 (1.72%) Publishing
2 3 (1.72%) Marketing
3 2 (1.15%) Law
4 1 (0.57%) Games
4 1 (0.57%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (63.22%) Ruby on Rails
2 89 (51.15%) CSS
3 68 (39.08%) HTML
4 45 (25.86%) Sinatra
5 24 (13.79%) CSS3
5 24 (13.79%) HTML5
6 22 (12.64%) Sass
7 16 (9.20%) jQuery
8 15 (8.62%) AngularJS
9 11 (6.32%) RESTful
10 8 (4.60%) Web Services
11 7 (4.02%) REST
12 6 (3.45%) Ember.js
13 5 (2.87%) JSON
13 5 (2.87%) JRuby
13 5 (2.87%) Backbone.js
13 5 (2.87%) RabbitMQ
14 4 (2.30%) Memcached
14 4 (2.30%) J2EE
15 3 (1.72%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.07%) Open Source
2 16 (9.20%) Visualisation
3 8 (4.60%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.30%) User Experience
4 4 (2.30%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.72%) iPhone
5 3 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.72%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.15%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.57%) iPad
7 1 (0.57%) Social Media
7 1 (0.57%) Blog
7 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.92%) Linux
2 15 (8.62%) UNIX
3 8 (4.60%) Android
4 7 (4.02%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.45%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (52.87%) TDD
2 90 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (21.26%) Web Design
4 36 (20.69%) Web Development
4 36 (20.69%) Responsive Web Design
5 29 (16.67%) BDD
6 26 (14.94%) Pair Programming
7 25 (14.37%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (8.05%) Scrum
9 13 (7.47%) Mentoring
10 11 (6.32%) E-Commerce
10 11 (6.32%) MVC
10 11 (6.32%) Configuration Management
11 10 (5.75%) OO
12 9 (5.17%) Software Engineering
13 8 (4.60%) DevOps
13 8 (4.60%) MVVM
13 8 (4.60%) OOP
14 7 (4.02%) Data Analysis
15 5 (2.87%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 174 (100.00%) Ruby
2 110 (63.22%) JavaScript
3 73 (41.95%) Java
4 30 (17.24%) SQL
5 18 (10.34%) Python
6 10 (5.75%) C#
7 7 (4.02%) Go
8 6 (3.45%) Clojure
8 6 (3.45%) Objective-C
9 3 (1.72%) Perl
9 3 (1.72%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.72%) Scala
10 2 (1.15%) PHP
10 2 (1.15%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.57%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 18 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.79%) QA
2 3 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (12.07%) Graylog
2 10 (5.75%) Puppet
3 8 (4.60%) Ansible
4 2 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.15%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.57%) Mesos
Vendors
1 21 (12.07%) New Relic
1 21 (12.07%) Akamai
1 21 (12.07%) VMware
2 2 (1.15%) Wall Street Systems
3 1 (0.57%) Sencha
3 1 (0.57%) Rackspace
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