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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby Developer
Rank 536 525 531
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 93 56 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.11% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.11% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 44 36
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£450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £497 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00

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
52873 48864 52221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.73% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32949 29518 29383
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2099 2105 2573
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.45 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 2014.

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 22 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 20 October 2014. 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 +1 83 £450 +12.50% 26
London +29 64 £475 +18.75% 23
South East -6 10 £413 -15.38% 3
Scotland -1 8 £375 +7.14% 2
City of London +21 6 £401 +14.42% 7
Surrey 0 4 £400 -33.33% 1
Glasgow - 4 £375 - 2
Guildford - 3 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £425 -
South West - 3 £350 -
North West - 2 £325 -
Manchester - 2 £325 -
Yorkshire -4 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £350 -
Swindon - 1 £350 -
Hampshire - - - - 2
Oxford - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Southwark - - - -

Ruby Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

1 222 (100.00%) Ruby
2 168 (75.68%) Ruby on Rails
3 145 (65.32%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (40.99%) TDD
5 80 (36.04%) JavaScript
6 73 (32.88%) HTML
6 73 (32.88%) CSS
7 71 (31.98%) BDD
8 66 (29.73%) Cucumber
9 61 (27.48%) Sinatra
10 56 (25.23%) RSpec
11 47 (21.17%) Linux
12 45 (20.27%) HTML5
13 41 (18.47%) CSS3
14 37 (16.67%) Git (software)
15 34 (15.32%) Open Source
16 32 (14.41%) jQuery
17 28 (12.61%) Java
18 25 (11.26%) Scrum
18 25 (11.26%) OO
18 25 (11.26%) Degree
19 24 (10.81%) Backbone.js
19 24 (10.81%) Jasmine
20 23 (10.36%) Redis
20 23 (10.36%) Capybara
21 20 (9.01%) Sass
21 20 (9.01%) NoSQL
22 19 (8.56%) REST
22 19 (8.56%) Test Automation
22 19 (8.56%) MySQL

Ruby Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 17 (7.66%) Cloud Foundry
2 12 (5.41%) Node.js
3 3 (1.35%) Apache
4 2 (0.90%) CMS
5 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.80%) Photoshop
1 4 (1.80%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.86%) GitHub
2 8 (3.60%) Heroku
3 5 (2.25%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.76%) HTTP
2 11 (4.95%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.80%) SSH
4 1 (0.45%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.45%) SSL
4 1 (0.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.36%) Redis
2 20 (9.01%) NoSQL
3 19 (8.56%) MySQL
4 16 (7.21%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (7.21%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (3.15%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.70%) Big Data
7 4 (1.80%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.35%) HBase
9 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 66 (29.73%) Cucumber
2 56 (25.23%) RSpec
3 37 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 24 (10.81%) Jasmine
5 23 (10.36%) Capybara
6 13 (5.86%) TeamCity
7 11 (4.95%) IntelliJ
7 11 (4.95%) WATIR
8 8 (3.60%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.70%) Calabash
9 6 (2.70%) RubyGems
10 5 (2.25%) Selenium
10 5 (2.25%) Hudson
11 4 (1.80%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (1.80%) Sublime Text
12 3 (1.35%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.90%) Gradle
13 2 (0.90%) Metasploit
13 2 (0.90%) Maven
14 1 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 10 (4.50%) Finance
2 8 (3.60%) Games
2 8 (3.60%) Retail
3 6 (2.70%) Publishing
4 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.45%) Advertising
4 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (75.68%) Ruby on Rails
2 73 (32.88%) HTML
2 73 (32.88%) CSS
3 61 (27.48%) Sinatra
4 45 (20.27%) HTML5
5 41 (18.47%) CSS3
6 32 (14.41%) jQuery
7 24 (10.81%) Backbone.js
8 20 (9.01%) Sass
9 19 (8.56%) REST
10 18 (8.11%) AngularJS
11 16 (7.21%) Web Services
12 15 (6.76%) XML
12 15 (6.76%) Ember.js
13 14 (6.31%) JSON
14 12 (5.41%) LAMP
15 7 (3.15%) OAuth
15 7 (3.15%) RESTful
16 6 (2.70%) OAuth2
17 5 (2.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.32%) Open Source
2 18 (8.11%) Mobile App
3 11 (4.95%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.70%) Social Gaming
4 6 (2.70%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.45%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.45%) User Experience
6 1 (0.45%) Online Gambling
6 1 (0.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 47 (21.17%) Linux
2 12 (5.41%) Mac OS X
3 10 (4.50%) AIX
3 10 (4.50%) Solaris
4 6 (2.70%) UNIX
5 4 (1.80%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.45%) Debian
6 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (65.32%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (40.99%) TDD
3 71 (31.98%) BDD
4 25 (11.26%) Scrum
4 25 (11.26%) OO
5 19 (8.56%) Test Automation
6 17 (7.66%) Test Scripting
6 17 (7.66%) Pair Programming
7 16 (7.21%) Web Design
7 16 (7.21%) Responsive Web Design
8 15 (6.76%) E-Commerce
8 15 (6.76%) MVC
9 13 (5.86%) WFM
10 11 (4.95%) Product Management
11 9 (4.05%) Software Engineering
12 8 (3.60%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (3.60%) Kanban
12 8 (3.60%) OOP
13 7 (3.15%) Web Development
13 7 (3.15%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 222 (100.00%) Ruby
2 80 (36.04%) JavaScript
3 28 (12.61%) Java
4 14 (6.31%) CoffeeScript
4 14 (6.31%) Python
5 11 (4.95%) PHP
6 10 (4.50%) Golang
7 7 (3.15%) Scala
7 7 (3.15%) SQL
8 2 (0.90%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.90%) C
8 2 (0.90%) C#
8 2 (0.90%) C++
8 2 (0.90%) Clojure
9 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.45%) Erlang
9 1 (0.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (11.26%) Degree
2 4 (1.80%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.76%) QA
2 3 (1.35%) WAI
System Software
1 10 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (4.50%) Graylog2
2 8 (3.60%) Capistrano
3 6 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (5.41%) Rackspace
2 11 (4.95%) New Relic
3 10 (4.50%) VMware
3 10 (4.50%) Akamai
4 4 (1.80%) Oracle
5 2 (0.90%) Sony
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