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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby Developer
Rank 512 512 538
Rank change year-on-year
0 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 101 72 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 58 50
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £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
52377 48215 53574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.04% 92.74% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32024 28821 29958
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2089 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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 21 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 18 September 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 -7 93 £425 +6.25% 23
London +1 68 £450 +12.50% 21
City of London +21 11 £388 +10.78% 10
South East +4 11 £415 -30.83% 3
Scotland -16 6 £375 +7.14% 1
North West - 6 £375 -
South West - 5 £350 -
Glasgow - 5 £375 - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £425 -
Wiltshire - 3 £350 -
Swindon - 3 £350 -
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Southwark - - - -

Ruby Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 239 (100.00%) Ruby
2 191 (79.92%) Ruby on Rails
3 156 (65.27%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (45.19%) TDD
5 85 (35.56%) JavaScript
5 85 (35.56%) BDD
6 81 (33.89%) HTML
7 77 (32.22%) CSS
8 64 (26.78%) Cucumber
9 60 (25.10%) Sinatra
10 59 (24.69%) Linux
11 52 (21.76%) RSpec
12 46 (19.25%) Git (software)
13 43 (17.99%) HTML5
14 39 (16.32%) CSS3
15 32 (13.39%) jQuery
16 30 (12.55%) OO
17 29 (12.13%) Degree
17 29 (12.13%) Open Source
18 26 (10.88%) Java
18 26 (10.88%) Scrum
19 23 (9.62%) MySQL
19 23 (9.62%) Web Services
19 23 (9.62%) Redis
20 22 (9.21%) Jasmine
20 22 (9.21%) Mobile App
21 21 (8.79%) Capybara
22 20 (8.37%) Backbone.js
22 20 (8.37%) Mac OS X
23 18 (7.53%) AIX

Ruby Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 14 (5.86%) Cloud Foundry
2 11 (4.60%) Node.js
3 10 (4.18%) Apache
4 2 (0.84%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Photoshop
1 4 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.44%) GitHub
2 10 (4.18%) Heroku
3 5 (2.09%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.28%) HTTP
2 11 (4.60%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.67%) SSH
4 2 (0.84%) Internet
5 1 (0.42%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.62%) MySQL
1 23 (9.62%) Redis
2 17 (7.11%) NoSQL
3 16 (6.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 15 (6.28%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.35%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.51%) Big Data
7 2 (0.84%) HBase
7 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 64 (26.78%) Cucumber
2 52 (21.76%) RSpec
3 46 (19.25%) Git (software)
4 22 (9.21%) Jasmine
5 21 (8.79%) Capybara
6 13 (5.44%) RubyGems
7 11 (4.60%) TeamCity
7 11 (4.60%) WATIR
8 9 (3.77%) IntelliJ
9 7 (2.93%) Jenkins
10 6 (2.51%) Calabash
11 5 (2.09%) Hudson
12 4 (1.67%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (1.67%) Sublime Text
12 4 (1.67%) Subversion
12 4 (1.67%) Selenium
13 3 (1.26%) WebDriver
14 2 (0.84%) Metasploit
14 2 (0.84%) Maven
14 2 (0.84%) JIRA
General
1 10 (4.18%) Finance
1 10 (4.18%) Publishing
1 10 (4.18%) Retail
2 8 (3.35%) Games
3 6 (2.51%) Advertising
4 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.84%) Marketing
5 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (79.92%) Ruby on Rails
2 81 (33.89%) HTML
3 77 (32.22%) CSS
4 60 (25.10%) Sinatra
5 43 (17.99%) HTML5
6 39 (16.32%) CSS3
7 32 (13.39%) jQuery
8 23 (9.62%) Web Services
9 20 (8.37%) Backbone.js
10 18 (7.53%) REST
10 18 (7.53%) Sass
11 16 (6.69%) AngularJS
12 15 (6.28%) XML
13 14 (5.86%) JSON
14 12 (5.02%) LAMP
14 12 (5.02%) Ember.js
15 10 (4.18%) OAuth2
15 10 (4.18%) OAuth
15 10 (4.18%) RESTful
16 4 (1.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.13%) Open Source
2 22 (9.21%) Mobile App
3 13 (5.44%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.51%) Social Gaming
4 6 (2.51%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.26%) Web 2.0
6 2 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.42%) User Experience
7 1 (0.42%) Informatics
7 1 (0.42%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.42%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.42%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.42%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 59 (24.69%) Linux
2 20 (8.37%) Mac OS X
3 18 (7.53%) AIX
3 18 (7.53%) Solaris
4 4 (1.67%) Ubuntu
4 4 (1.67%) Mac OS
4 4 (1.67%) UNIX
5 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.42%) Android
5 1 (0.42%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (65.27%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (45.19%) TDD
3 85 (35.56%) BDD
4 30 (12.55%) OO
5 26 (10.88%) Scrum
6 18 (7.53%) Test Automation
7 17 (7.11%) Test Scripting
8 16 (6.69%) MVC
8 16 (6.69%) E-Commerce
9 15 (6.28%) Pair Programming
10 14 (5.86%) Web Design
10 14 (5.86%) Responsive Web Design
11 13 (5.44%) WFM
11 13 (5.44%) SOA
12 12 (5.02%) Software Engineering
13 11 (4.60%) OOP
13 11 (4.60%) Product Management
14 8 (3.35%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (2.93%) Kanban
15 7 (2.93%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 239 (100.00%) Ruby
2 85 (35.56%) JavaScript
3 26 (10.88%) Java
4 17 (7.11%) PHP
5 11 (4.60%) CoffeeScript
6 9 (3.77%) Golang
6 9 (3.77%) SQL
6 9 (3.77%) Python
7 7 (2.93%) Scala
8 3 (1.26%) Clojure
8 3 (1.26%) Objective-C
8 3 (1.26%) C#
9 2 (0.84%) C++
9 2 (0.84%) C
9 2 (0.84%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (12.13%) Degree
2 7 (2.93%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.84%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.86%) QA
System Software
1 9 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.26%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (3.77%) Capistrano
1 9 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (3.77%) Graylog2
2 6 (2.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (5.44%) Rackspace
2 10 (4.18%) New Relic
3 9 (3.77%) VMware
3 9 (3.77%) Akamai
4 1 (0.42%) Facebook
4 1 (0.42%) Sony
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