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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby Developer
UK
Rank 491 553 527
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 103 76 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 62 65
Median daily rate £425 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -22.22%
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
42966 49399 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28025 31812 30247
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 1656 1895
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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 +71 102 £425 +17.24% 37
London +67 82 £425 +6.25% 23
Tyne and Wear -2 7 £350 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 7 £350 -
North East -7 7 £350 -
Yorkshire +10 5 £450 +37.40% 6
City of London -1 5 £444 +31.48% 3
Sheffield +1 4 £458 +43.52% 1
South Yorkshire 0 4 £458 +46.40% 1
South West -1 4 - -
Wiltshire +1 3 - -
South East +19 2 £395 +17.47% 7
West Yorkshire +11 1 £450 - 5
Hampshire +9 1 £340 +15.25% 4
Leeds -4 1 £450 - 3
Bristol -5 1 - -
East of England - 1 £513 -
North West - 1 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £513 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £450 - 1
Portsmouth - 1 £340 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £450 - 1
Manchester - 1 £450 -

Ruby Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 180 (100.00%) Ruby
2 113 (62.78%) Ruby on Rails
3 105 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 82 (45.56%) TDD
6 68 (37.78%) Java
7 56 (31.11%) HTML
8 55 (30.56%) CSS
9 45 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 39 (21.67%) Docker
11 36 (20.00%) OO
12 33 (18.33%) HTML5
13 29 (16.11%) CSS3
14 28 (15.56%) DevOps
15 27 (15.00%) BDD
15 27 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
16 26 (14.44%) Python
17 24 (13.33%) Linux
17 24 (13.33%) Go
17 24 (13.33%) Microservices
18 23 (12.78%) Scrum
19 22 (12.22%) Games
20 21 (11.67%) Software Engineering
21 20 (11.11%) Web Development
21 20 (11.11%) MySQL
21 20 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
22 19 (10.56%) Continuous Integration
23 18 (10.00%) Kanban
23 18 (10.00%) REST
24 17 (9.44%) Web Services

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 6 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (2.78%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.67%) Confluence
3 3 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.11%) CMS
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.56%) Drupal
5 1 (0.56%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.56%) SAS
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.22%) Heroku
3 10 (5.56%) GitHub
4 5 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.78%) PaaS
5 3 (1.67%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.11%) Datadog
6 2 (1.11%) SaaS
7 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.22%) HTTP
2 3 (1.67%) Network Security
3 1 (0.56%) DNS
3 1 (0.56%) ICMP
3 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (11.11%) MySQL
3 12 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.56%) Redis
5 8 (4.44%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.22%) Big Data
9 2 (1.11%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 45 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.89%) Cucumber
3 13 (7.22%) RSpec
4 10 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 10 (5.56%) Subversion
5 8 (4.44%) JIRA
6 6 (3.33%) Selenium
7 5 (2.78%) Travis CI
8 4 (2.22%) Capybara
9 3 (1.67%) Gradle
9 3 (1.67%) Vagrant
9 3 (1.67%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.11%) Appium
10 2 (1.11%) Bazaar
10 2 (1.11%) Calabash
10 2 (1.11%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.56%) CircleCI
11 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.56%) GoCD
11 1 (0.56%) Maven
General
1 22 (12.22%) Games
2 17 (9.44%) Back Office
3 15 (8.33%) Finance
4 6 (3.33%) Marketing
5 4 (2.22%) Banking
6 3 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.11%) Electronics
7 2 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.11%) Retail
8 1 (0.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (62.78%) Ruby on Rails
2 56 (31.11%) HTML
3 55 (30.56%) CSS
4 33 (18.33%) HTML5
5 29 (16.11%) CSS3
6 18 (10.00%) REST
7 17 (9.44%) Web Services
8 13 (7.22%) jQuery
8 13 (7.22%) RESTful
8 13 (7.22%) Sass
9 12 (6.67%) Node.js
10 10 (5.56%) AngularJS
11 9 (5.00%) .NET
11 9 (5.00%) ASP.NET
11 9 (5.00%) JSON
11 9 (5.00%) Play Framework
12 8 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (4.44%) Spring
13 7 (3.89%) Ext JS
13 7 (3.89%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
1 6 (3.33%) Online Games
1 6 (3.33%) User Experience
2 4 (2.22%) Social Media
3 3 (1.67%) Digital Media
3 3 (1.67%) Video on Demand
4 2 (1.11%) Blog
4 2 (1.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.11%) Semantic Web
5 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.56%) Fintech
5 1 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.56%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.33%) Linux
2 11 (6.11%) Unix
3 6 (3.33%) Mac OS
3 6 (3.33%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.11%) Android
5 2 (1.11%) Windows
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (45.56%) TDD
3 36 (20.00%) OO
4 28 (15.56%) DevOps
5 27 (15.00%) BDD
6 24 (13.33%) Microservices
7 23 (12.78%) Scrum
8 21 (11.67%) Software Engineering
9 20 (11.11%) Web Development
10 19 (10.56%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (10.00%) Kanban
12 17 (9.44%) Automated Testing
13 13 (7.22%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (7.22%) Open Source
14 12 (6.67%) MVC
15 10 (5.56%) Unit Testing
16 9 (5.00%) Configuration Management
16 9 (5.00%) Front End Development
17 8 (4.44%) Pair Programming
17 8 (4.44%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 180 (100.00%) Ruby
2 84 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 68 (37.78%) Java
4 26 (14.44%) Python
5 24 (13.33%) Go
6 15 (8.33%) Scala
7 10 (5.56%) C#
8 7 (3.89%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.33%) C++
9 6 (3.33%) SQL
10 5 (2.78%) PHP
11 2 (1.11%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.56%) Clojure
12 1 (0.56%) Elixir
12 1 (0.56%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 8 (4.44%) Degree
1 8 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.78%) SDET
2 3 (1.67%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) GCP
System Software
1 39 (21.67%) Docker
2 4 (2.22%) Shibboleth
3 3 (1.67%) vSphere
4 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (5.00%) Terraform
2 6 (3.33%) Ansible
2 6 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.78%) Puppet
4 2 (1.11%) Capistrano
4 2 (1.11%) Pingdom
4 2 (1.11%) Salt
5 1 (0.56%) Consul
Vendors
1 12 (6.67%) Apigee
2 4 (2.22%) Facebook
3 3 (1.67%) Google
3 3 (1.67%) SAP
4 1 (0.56%) MapR
4 1 (0.56%) Mercator
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle
4 1 (0.56%) Remedy
4 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.56%) VMware
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