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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby Developer
Rank 521 512 451
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -61
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 125 126 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.23% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.24% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 107 148
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £375 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
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
51013 52259 50243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33240 32883 30807
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1530 1985 2033
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 28 June 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 30 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 28 June 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 -2 125 £425 +6.25% 28
London -14 81 £425 +6.25% 14
City of London +41 25 £450 +20.00% 3
Leeds +14 18 £450 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire +12 18 £450 - 1
West Yorkshire +4 18 £450 - 1
South East -16 11 £400 - 2
South West +10 8 £325 -13.33% 1
Hampshire +13 7 £400 -9.60%
Bristol +5 4 £325 -13.33% 1
Farnborough +4 3 £400 -
North West - 3 - - 7
East of England +11 2 £400 -5.88% 1
Berkshire -7 2 £389 - 1
Kent - 2 £700 -
Swindon - 2 - -
Watford - 2 £400 -
Westminster - 2 £413 -
Devon - 2 £213 -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £400 -
Reading 0 1 £400 - 1
East Midlands -5 1 £375 -0.99%
Nottingham -6 1 £375 -0.99%
Nottinghamshire -6 1 £375 -0.99%
Liverpool - 1 - - 1
Durham - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - - 4
Merseyside - 1 - - 2
Tonbridge - 1 £750 -

Ruby Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 216 (100.00%) Ruby
2 148 (68.52%) Ruby on Rails
3 101 (46.76%) TDD
4 100 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (43.52%) JavaScript
6 68 (31.48%) HTML
7 66 (30.56%) CSS
8 60 (27.78%) BDD
9 53 (24.54%) Java
10 47 (21.76%) Python
11 40 (18.52%) Git (software)
11 40 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
12 37 (17.13%) Scrum
13 36 (16.67%) Open Source
14 35 (16.20%) RSpec
14 35 (16.20%) PostgreSQL
14 35 (16.20%) Linux
15 32 (14.81%) NoSQL
16 31 (14.35%) Cucumber
16 31 (14.35%) Capybara
16 31 (14.35%) MongoDB
16 31 (14.35%) OO
17 27 (12.50%) Web Development
18 25 (11.57%) Web Services
18 25 (11.57%) HTML5
19 24 (11.11%) CSS3
19 24 (11.11%) MySQL
20 23 (10.65%) SQL
20 23 (10.65%) Scala
20 23 (10.65%) Continuous Integration

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 13 (6.02%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.31%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (2.31%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.39%) CMS
3 3 (1.39%) Jetty
3 3 (1.39%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.93%) nginx
5 1 (0.46%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (1.85%) BigMachines
1 4 (1.85%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.93%) Magento
3 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (8.33%) GitHub
3 13 (6.02%) Heroku
4 9 (4.17%) SaaS
5 8 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (3.70%) PaaS
6 4 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.85%) IaaS
7 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.41%) HTTP
2 6 (2.78%) DNS
3 2 (0.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.20%) PostgreSQL
2 32 (14.81%) NoSQL
3 31 (14.35%) MongoDB
4 24 (11.11%) MySQL
5 16 (7.41%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.70%) Redis
7 7 (3.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (3.24%) MariaDB
8 4 (1.85%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.93%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.46%) Big Data
10 1 (0.46%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.46%) GIS
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 40 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 35 (16.20%) RSpec
3 31 (14.35%) Capybara
3 31 (14.35%) Cucumber
4 14 (6.48%) Subversion
5 13 (6.02%) JUnit
6 12 (5.56%) Jenkins
7 11 (5.09%) git-flow
8 8 (3.70%) Selenium
9 7 (3.24%) Jasmine
10 5 (2.31%) Calabash
11 4 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (1.39%) Mockito
12 3 (1.39%) Protractor
12 3 (1.39%) Travis CI
13 2 (0.93%) Bower
13 2 (0.93%) Grunt
13 2 (0.93%) JMeter
13 2 (0.93%) VisualVM
14 1 (0.46%) JIRA
General
1 21 (9.72%) Finance
2 5 (2.31%) Banking
2 5 (2.31%) Games
2 5 (2.31%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.39%) Marketing
4 1 (0.46%) Advertising
4 1 (0.46%) Automotive
4 1 (0.46%) Electronics
4 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (68.52%) Ruby on Rails
2 68 (31.48%) HTML
3 66 (30.56%) CSS
4 25 (11.57%) HTML5
4 25 (11.57%) Web Services
5 24 (11.11%) CSS3
6 21 (9.72%) AngularJS
7 20 (9.26%) Sass
8 18 (8.33%) Node.js
9 17 (7.87%) React
10 16 (7.41%) Dropwizard
11 15 (6.94%) REST
12 14 (6.48%) Django
13 11 (5.09%) jQuery
14 10 (4.63%) Gherkin
15 9 (4.17%) Sinatra
16 8 (3.70%) Backbone.js
16 8 (3.70%) Ember.js
17 7 (3.24%) RabbitMQ
17 7 (3.24%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.94%) Mobile App
2 11 (5.09%) Visualisation
3 7 (3.24%) Algorithms
4 6 (2.78%) User Experience
5 4 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.39%) Fintech
6 3 (1.39%) Semantic Web
7 2 (0.93%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.93%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.46%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.46%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.46%) NHS
8 1 (0.46%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.46%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.20%) Linux
2 18 (8.33%) Unix
3 14 (6.48%) Mac OS X
4 5 (2.31%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.31%) Windows
5 4 (1.85%) Android
6 2 (0.93%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (46.76%) TDD
2 100 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (27.78%) BDD
4 37 (17.13%) Scrum
5 36 (16.67%) Open Source
6 31 (14.35%) OO
7 27 (12.50%) Web Development
8 23 (10.65%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (10.19%) Test Automation
10 19 (8.80%) Configuration Management
10 19 (8.80%) Kanban
11 18 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
12 17 (7.87%) DevOps
12 17 (7.87%) Software Engineering
13 16 (7.41%) Front End Development
14 15 (6.94%) MVC
14 15 (6.94%) Pair Programming
14 15 (6.94%) Web Design
15 14 (6.48%) CRM
15 14 (6.48%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 216 (100.00%) Ruby
2 94 (43.52%) JavaScript
3 53 (24.54%) Java
4 47 (21.76%) Python
5 23 (10.65%) Scala
5 23 (10.65%) SQL
6 17 (7.87%) PHP
7 16 (7.41%) Go
8 10 (4.63%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.24%) Clojure
10 5 (2.31%) RubyMotion
11 4 (1.85%) Apex Code
11 4 (1.85%) C#
11 4 (1.85%) Perl
12 3 (1.39%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.39%) ES6
12 3 (1.39%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.93%) CoffeeScript
13 2 (0.93%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (6.94%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.31%) SDET
2 2 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.70%) Docker
2 6 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.85%) vSphere
4 2 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.46%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 10 (4.63%) Puppet
2 3 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.93%) Mesos
4 1 (0.46%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.46%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (3.24%) Rackspace
1 7 (3.24%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (2.78%) Red Hat
2 6 (2.78%) VMware
3 4 (1.85%) Oracle
3 4 (1.85%) Siebel
4 3 (1.39%) Cisco
4 3 (1.39%) EMC
4 3 (1.39%) F5
4 3 (1.39%) NetApp
4 3 (1.39%) Zend
5 2 (0.93%) Facebook
5 2 (0.93%) Google
5 2 (0.93%) Twitter
6 1 (0.46%) SAP
6 1 (0.46%) Teradata
6 1 (0.46%) Xamarin
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