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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby Developer
Rank 574 496 523
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 56 120 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.23% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 96 60
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£425 £403 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -0.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £350 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
54176 52067 49457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.10% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34646 31581 29422
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1992 2012 2139
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 26 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 3 September 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 -69 56 £425 +5.59% 28
London -56 35 £475 +11.76% 22
South East -17 9 £413 +3.12% 2
City of London +8 8 £500 +33.33% 7
Oxfordshire -18 4 £425 -
West Yorkshire -20 3 £460 - 2
Yorkshire -23 3 £460 - 2
Egham - 3 £400 -
Surrey - 3 £400 - 2
South West -11 2 £375 +7.14%
Leeds -31 2 £460 - 1
North West -35 2 £363 -3.33% 1
East of England - 2 £388 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £388 -
Cambridge - 2 £388 -
North East - 2 £275 - 1
Bristol - 2 £375 -
Durham - 2 £275 - 1
Manchester -25 1 £363 -3.33%
Merseyside - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £400 -
Midlands - 1 £500 -
Farnborough - 1 £400 -
Reading - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -

Ruby Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 168 (100.00%) Ruby
2 125 (74.40%) Ruby on Rails
3 103 (61.31%) TDD
4 94 (55.95%) JavaScript
5 78 (46.43%) CSS
6 65 (38.69%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (32.14%) HTML
8 47 (27.98%) Web Development
9 45 (26.79%) Java
10 41 (24.40%) Git (software)
11 38 (22.62%) Cucumber
11 38 (22.62%) SQL
12 35 (20.83%) Sinatra
13 32 (19.05%) BDD
14 30 (17.86%) RSpec
15 24 (14.29%) Linux
15 24 (14.29%) Jenkins
16 22 (13.10%) DevOps
16 22 (13.10%) MySQL
17 20 (11.90%) Open Source
17 20 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (10.71%) Python
18 18 (10.71%) Web Design
19 17 (10.12%) Scrum
19 17 (10.12%) Responsive Web Design
20 16 (9.52%) AngularJS
20 16 (9.52%) Finance
20 16 (9.52%) HTML5
21 15 (8.93%) Capybara
21 15 (8.93%) CSS3

Ruby Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 12 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (3.57%) Node.js
3 2 (1.19%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.19%) Confluence
4 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.60%) CMS
4 1 (0.60%) nginx
4 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.98%) SaaS
4 3 (1.79%) GitHub
5 2 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.19%) Heroku
6 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.76%) HTTP
2 3 (1.79%) DNS
3 1 (0.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.10%) MySQL
2 11 (6.55%) MongoDB
3 10 (5.95%) Redis
4 9 (5.36%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.76%) Big Data
6 6 (3.57%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.38%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.60%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.60%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 41 (24.40%) Git (software)
2 38 (22.62%) Cucumber
3 30 (17.86%) RSpec
4 24 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 15 (8.93%) Capybara
6 13 (7.74%) TeamCity
7 12 (7.14%) IntelliJ
8 9 (5.36%) Subversion
9 5 (2.98%) Selenium
10 4 (2.38%) RubyGems
11 3 (1.79%) JIRA
12 2 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (1.19%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.19%) Mockito
12 2 (1.19%) JUnit
13 1 (0.60%) Trac
13 1 (0.60%) Selenium IDE
13 1 (0.60%) VisualVM
13 1 (0.60%) Mocha
13 1 (0.60%) JMeter
General
1 16 (9.52%) Finance
2 3 (1.79%) Publishing
3 2 (1.19%) Games
3 2 (1.19%) Banking
3 2 (1.19%) Marketing
4 1 (0.60%) Legal
4 1 (0.60%) Retail
4 1 (0.60%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (74.40%) Ruby on Rails
2 78 (46.43%) CSS
3 54 (32.14%) HTML
4 35 (20.83%) Sinatra
5 16 (9.52%) HTML5
5 16 (9.52%) AngularJS
6 15 (8.93%) CSS3
7 13 (7.74%) Sass
8 10 (5.95%) RESTful
9 9 (5.36%) Backbone.js
9 9 (5.36%) Web Services
9 9 (5.36%) jQuery
10 5 (2.98%) Ext JS
10 5 (2.98%) JRuby
10 5 (2.98%) JSON
10 5 (2.98%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (2.98%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (2.98%) Ember.js
11 4 (2.38%) SOAP
12 2 (1.19%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.57%) Visualisation
1 6 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.98%) Data Structures
3 3 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.19%) Semantic Web
4 2 (1.19%) User Experience
4 2 (1.19%) Social Media
5 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.60%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.29%) Linux
2 14 (8.33%) UNIX
3 5 (2.98%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.79%) Android
4 3 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (61.31%) TDD
2 65 (38.69%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (27.98%) Web Development
4 32 (19.05%) BDD
5 22 (13.10%) DevOps
6 20 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (11.90%) Open Source
7 18 (10.71%) Web Design
8 17 (10.12%) Scrum
8 17 (10.12%) Responsive Web Design
9 14 (8.33%) Pair Programming
10 13 (7.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (7.74%) Data Protection
11 12 (7.14%) OO
12 11 (6.55%) MVC
12 11 (6.55%) Software Engineering
12 11 (6.55%) Mentoring
13 9 (5.36%) Test Automation
13 9 (5.36%) E-Commerce
14 8 (4.76%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 168 (100.00%) Ruby
2 94 (55.95%) JavaScript
3 45 (26.79%) Java
4 38 (22.62%) SQL
5 18 (10.71%) Python
6 8 (4.76%) PHP
7 6 (3.57%) Go
8 5 (2.98%) Scala
9 4 (2.38%) Clojure
10 3 (1.79%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.79%) C#
11 2 (1.19%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.19%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.60%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (5.95%) Degree
2 3 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.33%) QA
2 3 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (7.14%) Graylog
2 11 (6.55%) Puppet
3 8 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (4.17%) Ansible
5 2 (1.19%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.19%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.60%) yum
6 1 (0.60%) Mesos
Vendors
1 14 (8.33%) VMware
2 12 (7.14%) Akamai
2 12 (7.14%) New Relic
3 3 (1.79%) Rackspace
3 3 (1.79%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.19%) Oracle
4 2 (1.19%) Siebel
4 2 (1.19%) Google
4 2 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.19%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.60%) Sencha
5 1 (0.60%) Apple
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