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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby Developer
Rank 521 572 446
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -126
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 139 102 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.18% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.19% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 91 147
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £375 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
51171 54063 51068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.76% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33246 34265 30949
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 2016 2062
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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 29 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 27 July 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 +23 139 £425 +6.25% 48
London +11 85 £425 +6.25% 37
City of London +59 25 £450 - 3
Yorkshire +15 24 £425 -5.55% 6
West Yorkshire +13 24 £425 -5.55% 5
Leeds +18 23 £425 -7.60% 4
South East +4 11 £400 - 2
Hampshire +8 7 £400 -5.88%
North East - 7 £450 -
North West -2 5 £450 - 1
South West +6 4 £213 -43.33%
Farnborough +4 3 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £450 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £450 -
East of England +19 2 £400 -5.88% 1
East Sussex +13 2 £300 -
Brighton +7 2 £300 -
Westminster - 2 £413 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £400 -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Devon - 2 £213 -
Watford - 2 £400 -
Swindon - 2 - -
Reading +8 1 £400 -
Berkshire +6 1 £400 -
Merseyside -1 1 - -
Liverpool -1 1 - -
Surrey -2 1 £500 +25.00%
Southampton - 1 £375 -

Ruby Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 237 (100.00%) Ruby
2 152 (64.14%) Ruby on Rails
3 122 (51.48%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (48.95%) TDD
5 94 (39.66%) JavaScript
6 76 (32.07%) BDD
7 59 (24.89%) HTML
8 57 (24.05%) CSS
9 54 (22.78%) Java
10 44 (18.57%) Scrum
11 43 (18.14%) Python
12 42 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
13 37 (15.61%) Open Source
13 37 (15.61%) OO
14 36 (15.19%) Git (software)
15 35 (14.77%) Linux
16 32 (13.50%) RSpec
17 31 (13.08%) Cucumber
17 31 (13.08%) Capybara
18 29 (12.24%) PostgreSQL
18 29 (12.24%) Web Services
19 27 (11.39%) Test Automation
20 26 (10.97%) NoSQL
21 25 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
22 24 (10.13%) MongoDB
22 24 (10.13%) Node.js
23 23 (9.70%) AngularJS
23 23 (9.70%) HTML5
23 23 (9.70%) MySQL
24 22 (9.28%) CSS3

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 8 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (1.69%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.27%) CMS
3 3 (1.27%) Jetty
3 3 (1.27%) nginx
3 3 (1.27%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) BigMachines
1 2 (0.84%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.42%) Magento
2 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.06%) GitHub
2 12 (5.06%) Heroku
3 10 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.95%) PaaS
4 7 (2.95%) SaaS
5 3 (1.27%) IaaS
6 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.80%) HTTP
2 6 (2.53%) DNS
3 3 (1.27%) Network Security
4 1 (0.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.24%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (10.97%) NoSQL
3 24 (10.13%) MongoDB
4 23 (9.70%) MySQL
5 9 (3.80%) Redis
5 9 (3.80%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.95%) MariaDB
7 6 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.69%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.84%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.42%) Big Data
10 1 (0.42%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (15.19%) Git (software)
2 32 (13.50%) RSpec
3 31 (13.08%) Capybara
3 31 (13.08%) Cucumber
4 16 (6.75%) Jenkins
5 12 (5.06%) Selenium
6 9 (3.80%) Subversion
7 7 (2.95%) Jasmine
8 6 (2.53%) JUnit
9 5 (2.11%) Calabash
10 4 (1.69%) git-flow
10 4 (1.69%) Travis CI
10 4 (1.69%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.27%) Bower
11 3 (1.27%) Grunt
11 3 (1.27%) Mockito
11 3 (1.27%) Protractor
12 2 (0.84%) GitLab
12 2 (0.84%) JMeter
12 2 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
General
1 20 (8.44%) Finance
2 8 (3.38%) Games
3 6 (2.53%) Banking
4 5 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.84%) Marketing
6 1 (0.42%) Advertising
6 1 (0.42%) Automotive
6 1 (0.42%) Electronics
6 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (64.14%) Ruby on Rails
2 59 (24.89%) HTML
3 57 (24.05%) CSS
4 29 (12.24%) Web Services
5 24 (10.13%) Node.js
6 23 (9.70%) AngularJS
6 23 (9.70%) HTML5
7 22 (9.28%) CSS3
8 21 (8.86%) React
9 18 (7.59%) REST
10 14 (5.91%) Gherkin
10 14 (5.91%) Sinatra
11 12 (5.06%) Django
11 12 (5.06%) Sass
12 11 (4.64%) Backbone.js
12 11 (4.64%) Ember.js
13 10 (4.22%) Dropwizard
13 10 (4.22%) JSON
14 9 (3.80%) jQuery
15 8 (3.38%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.33%) Mobile App
2 8 (3.38%) Algorithms
3 5 (2.11%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.11%) User Experience
4 4 (1.69%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.27%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.27%) Fintech
5 3 (1.27%) Semantic Web
6 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.84%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.42%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.42%) BBC
7 1 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.42%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.42%) NHS
7 1 (0.42%) RIA
7 1 (0.42%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.42%) Social Media
7 1 (0.42%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 35 (14.77%) Linux
2 16 (6.75%) Unix
3 11 (4.64%) Mac OS X
4 6 (2.53%) Windows
5 5 (2.11%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.69%) Android
7 1 (0.42%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (51.48%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (48.95%) TDD
3 76 (32.07%) BDD
4 44 (18.57%) Scrum
5 37 (15.61%) OO
5 37 (15.61%) Open Source
6 27 (11.39%) Test Automation
7 25 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (8.86%) Kanban
8 21 (8.86%) Web Development
9 20 (8.44%) DevOps
10 19 (8.02%) Software Engineering
11 18 (7.59%) Pair Programming
12 16 (6.75%) Front End Development
13 15 (6.33%) Continuous Delivery
14 14 (5.91%) E-Commerce
15 13 (5.49%) Automated Testing
15 13 (5.49%) MVC
16 12 (5.06%) Configuration Management
16 12 (5.06%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 237 (100.00%) Ruby
2 94 (39.66%) JavaScript
3 54 (22.78%) Java
4 43 (18.14%) Python
5 19 (8.02%) Scala
6 17 (7.17%) SQL
7 16 (6.75%) Go
8 14 (5.91%) PHP
9 10 (4.22%) Bash Shell
10 8 (3.38%) Clojure
11 6 (2.53%) C#
12 5 (2.11%) RubyMotion
13 4 (1.69%) Perl
13 4 (1.69%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.27%) ES6
15 2 (0.84%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.84%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.42%) ActionScript
16 1 (0.42%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (5.49%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.53%) Degree
2 6 (2.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.64%) SDET
2 3 (1.27%) QA
3 2 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (3.38%) Docker
2 7 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.69%) vSphere
4 2 (0.84%) Ceph
4 2 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.42%) etcd
5 1 (0.42%) flannel
5 1 (0.42%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 11 (4.64%) Puppet
2 4 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.84%) Mesos
4 1 (0.42%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.42%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.42%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.42%) rkt
Vendors
1 7 (2.95%) Rackspace
1 7 (2.95%) VMware
2 6 (2.53%) Red Hat
2 6 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (1.69%) Cisco
3 4 (1.69%) EMC
3 4 (1.69%) F5
3 4 (1.69%) NetApp
4 3 (1.27%) Facebook
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle
5 2 (0.84%) Siebel
5 2 (0.84%) Twitter
6 1 (0.42%) Google
6 1 (0.42%) SAP
6 1 (0.42%) Teradata
6 1 (0.42%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.42%) Zend
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