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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby Developer
Rank 542 535 494
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 82 81 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 60 81
Average daily rate £363 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £365 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
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
48652 48803 46653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.48% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31297 30382 27621
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1739 1915 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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 27 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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -30 81 £363 -19.44% 21
London -11 40 £420 -6.66% 16
South West -4 15 £350 -22.22%
Bristol -3 14 £350 -22.22%
Yorkshire - 12 £319 - 3
South East -2 8 £360 -1.36% 1
City of London +46 6 £400 -3.61% 2
South Yorkshire - 6 £313 - 2
West Yorkshire - 6 £400 - 1
Leeds - 6 £400 - 1
Sheffield - 5 £313 - 1
Hampshire +5 4 £304 -16.78%
Oxfordshire +7 2 £380 -7.87% 1
Birmingham -2 2 £350 -17.64%
West Midlands -12 2 £350 -
North East - 2 £275 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £420 -
Surrey -5 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £350 -
Wiltshire - 1 £350 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Durham - 1 £275 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £370 -
East Midlands - 1 - -

Ruby Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 195 (100.00%) Ruby
2 108 (55.38%) Ruby on Rails
3 96 (49.23%) JavaScript
4 80 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (40.00%) CSS
6 77 (39.49%) Git (software)
7 74 (37.95%) HTML
8 72 (36.92%) TDD
9 61 (31.28%) Java
10 59 (30.26%) BDD
11 56 (28.72%) Linux
12 55 (28.21%) Python
12 55 (28.21%) RSpec
13 47 (24.10%) Cucumber
14 38 (19.49%) Scrum
15 37 (18.97%) GitHub
16 36 (18.46%) NoSQL
17 35 (17.95%) AngularJS
18 34 (17.44%) Web Development
19 33 (16.92%) Unix
19 33 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
20 31 (15.90%) Scala
20 31 (15.90%) Capybara
21 30 (15.38%) RESTful
21 30 (15.38%) jQuery
21 30 (15.38%) SQL
22 29 (14.87%) Jenkins
23 28 (14.36%) MongoDB
24 27 (13.85%) Web Services
25 26 (13.33%) Subversion

Ruby Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (8.72%) Node.js
2 13 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (4.62%) Apache Solr
4 6 (3.08%) Apache
5 4 (2.05%) Confluence
6 1 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.51%) CMS
6 1 (0.51%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (3.59%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.56%) BigMachines
1 5 (2.56%) Eloqua
1 5 (2.56%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (2.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 37 (18.97%) GitHub
2 22 (11.28%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.10%) Heroku
4 5 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.56%) SaaS
5 1 (0.51%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.51%) IaaS
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.79%) HTTP
2 15 (7.69%) Internet
3 2 (1.03%) DNS
4 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.51%) LDAP
4 1 (0.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.46%) NoSQL
2 28 (14.36%) MongoDB
3 24 (12.31%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (11.28%) MySQL
5 19 (9.74%) Redis
6 18 (9.23%) Relational Database
7 9 (4.62%) SQL Server
8 8 (4.10%) Riak
9 7 (3.59%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.54%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (1.03%) Big Data
12 1 (0.51%) GIS
12 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.51%) HBase
12 1 (0.51%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 77 (39.49%) Git (software)
2 55 (28.21%) RSpec
3 47 (24.10%) Cucumber
4 31 (15.90%) Capybara
5 29 (14.87%) Jenkins
6 26 (13.33%) Subversion
7 17 (8.72%) JIRA
8 16 (8.21%) git-flow
9 13 (6.67%) JUnit
10 8 (4.10%) Selenium
10 8 (4.10%) TeamCity
11 5 (2.56%) JMeter
11 5 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (2.56%) Trac
11 5 (2.56%) VisualVM
12 4 (2.05%) Bugzilla
12 4 (2.05%) Gradle
12 4 (2.05%) Vagrant
13 3 (1.54%) RubyGems
13 3 (1.54%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (8.21%) Finance
2 5 (2.56%) Marketing
3 4 (2.05%) Banking
3 4 (2.05%) Electronics
3 4 (2.05%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.05%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.54%) Games
5 2 (1.03%) Back Office
6 1 (0.51%) Legal
6 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (55.38%) Ruby on Rails
2 78 (40.00%) CSS
3 74 (37.95%) HTML
4 35 (17.95%) AngularJS
5 30 (15.38%) jQuery
5 30 (15.38%) RESTful
6 27 (13.85%) Web Services
7 21 (10.77%) .NET
8 20 (10.26%) HTML5
8 20 (10.26%) Sinatra
9 19 (9.74%) CSS3
10 17 (8.72%) Sass
11 15 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
12 13 (6.67%) React
13 12 (6.15%) REST
14 11 (5.64%) Backbone.js
15 9 (4.62%) ASP.NET
15 9 (4.62%) JSON
15 9 (4.62%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.21%) Visualisation
2 8 (4.10%) User Experience
3 7 (3.59%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.59%) Fintech
4 5 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.05%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.03%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.03%) Telematics
7 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.51%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.51%) New Media
7 1 (0.51%) NHS
7 1 (0.51%) Online Games
7 1 (0.51%) RIA
7 1 (0.51%) Social Media
7 1 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 56 (28.72%) Linux
2 33 (16.92%) Unix
3 24 (12.31%) Mac OS X
4 6 (3.08%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.56%) Mac OS
6 4 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.05%) Windows
7 3 (1.54%) Android
7 3 (1.54%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.51%) AIX
8 1 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (36.92%) TDD
3 59 (30.26%) BDD
4 38 (19.49%) Scrum
5 34 (17.44%) Web Development
6 33 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (11.79%) Open Source
7 23 (11.79%) Responsive Web Design
8 20 (10.26%) Kanban
9 19 (9.74%) DevOps
9 19 (9.74%) Web Design
10 18 (9.23%) Configuration Management
11 17 (8.72%) Pair Programming
12 16 (8.21%) Data Protection
12 16 (8.21%) MVC
13 15 (7.69%) Unit Testing
14 14 (7.18%) Data Migration
14 14 (7.18%) ETL
14 14 (7.18%) Migration
14 14 (7.18%) OO
Programming Languages
1 195 (100.00%) Ruby
2 96 (49.23%) JavaScript
3 61 (31.28%) Java
4 55 (28.21%) Python
5 31 (15.90%) Scala
6 30 (15.38%) SQL
7 20 (10.26%) C#
8 16 (8.21%) PHP
9 11 (5.64%) CoffeeScript
10 8 (4.10%) Go
11 5 (2.56%) Apex Code
11 5 (2.56%) Perl
12 4 (2.05%) C++
12 4 (2.05%) Clojure
12 4 (2.05%) Groovy
12 4 (2.05%) Smalltalk
13 3 (1.54%) Haskell
14 2 (1.03%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.03%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (9.74%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.56%) Degree
3 2 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.03%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.56%) QA
3 3 (1.54%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (2.56%) Docker
2 2 (1.03%) Varnish
3 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (6.15%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (5.64%) Puppet
3 10 (5.13%) Capistrano
4 2 (1.03%) Mesos
5 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.51%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (4.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.56%) Oracle
2 5 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (2.56%) Siebel
3 4 (2.05%) Facebook
3 4 (2.05%) SAP
3 4 (2.05%) Twitter
4 3 (1.54%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.03%) Google
5 2 (1.03%) Zend
6 1 (0.51%) Akamai
South Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Sheffield
Mason Frank International
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 27 days ago