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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby Developer
Rank 492 584 479
Rank change year-on-year
+92 -105
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 142 80 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.14% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.14% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 73 130
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £368 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +5.00%
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
50506 55381 53413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.92% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32907 35226 32261
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1614 2075 2087
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 August 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 30 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 August 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 +79 142 £425 - 45
London +48 95 £425 -5.55% 29
City of London +43 23 £425 -15.00% 6
West Yorkshire +17 18 £388 -15.76% 6
Yorkshire +16 18 £388 -15.76% 6
Leeds +13 17 £388 -15.76% 5
South East +11 8 £333 -16.87% 2
North East -19 7 £450 +63.63%
North West +18 6 £450 +0.84% 6
South West +9 4 £213 -43.33%
Brighton +11 3 £300 -
East Sussex +9 3 £300 -
Tyne and Wear -19 3 £450 -15.09%
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 3 £450 -15.09%
Hampshire - 3 £400 - 1
East of England +22 2 £400 +3.22% 2
Farnborough - 2 £413 -
Westminster - 2 £413 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £400 -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 - -
Watford - 2 £400 -
Devon - 2 £213 -
Merseyside +10 1 - - 2
Liverpool +6 1 - -
Oxfordshire -1 1 £315 -25.88% 1
Surrey -1 1 £500 +25.00%
Manchester -3 1 £420 +15.86% 4
Southampton - 1 £350 -
Banbury - 1 £315 -

Ruby Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 245 (100.00%) Ruby
2 151 (61.63%) Ruby on Rails
3 129 (52.65%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (46.12%) TDD
5 95 (38.78%) JavaScript
6 75 (30.61%) BDD
7 59 (24.08%) HTML
7 59 (24.08%) CSS
8 50 (20.41%) Scrum
9 49 (20.00%) Java
10 43 (17.55%) Amazon AWS
11 38 (15.51%) OO
12 35 (14.29%) RSpec
13 34 (13.88%) Git (software)
13 34 (13.88%) Python
14 33 (13.47%) Cucumber
15 32 (13.06%) Capybara
16 31 (12.65%) Linux
17 29 (11.84%) Test Automation
17 29 (11.84%) Kanban
18 28 (11.43%) Web Services
18 28 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
19 27 (11.02%) Continuous Integration
20 26 (10.61%) Open Source
21 25 (10.20%) HTML5
21 25 (10.20%) NoSQL
22 24 (9.80%) Node.js
22 24 (9.80%) CSS3
22 24 (9.80%) AngularJS
22 24 (9.80%) MySQL

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 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.04%) nginx
3 4 (1.63%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (1.63%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.22%) CMS
4 3 (1.22%) Jetty
4 3 (1.22%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.41%) Apache
5 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.41%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.41%) Magento
1 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 43 (17.55%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.49%) GitHub
2 11 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.08%) Heroku
4 7 (2.86%) PaaS
5 6 (2.45%) SaaS
6 3 (1.22%) IaaS
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.04%) HTTP
1 5 (2.04%) Network Security
2 4 (1.63%) DNS
3 1 (0.41%) ICMP
3 1 (0.41%) Internet
3 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (10.20%) NoSQL
3 24 (9.80%) MySQL
4 17 (6.94%) MongoDB
5 12 (4.90%) Redis
6 7 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (2.86%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.22%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.82%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.82%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.41%) Big Data
9 1 (0.41%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (14.29%) RSpec
2 34 (13.88%) Git (software)
3 33 (13.47%) Cucumber
4 32 (13.06%) Capybara
5 19 (7.76%) Jenkins
6 11 (4.49%) Selenium
7 7 (2.86%) Jasmine
7 7 (2.86%) Subversion
8 5 (2.04%) Travis CI
9 4 (1.63%) Calabash
9 4 (1.63%) JUnit
9 4 (1.63%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.22%) Bower
10 3 (1.22%) Grunt
10 3 (1.22%) Mockito
10 3 (1.22%) Protractor
11 2 (0.82%) git-flow
11 2 (0.82%) GitLab
11 2 (0.82%) JIRA
11 2 (0.82%) VisualVM
General
1 19 (7.76%) Finance
2 10 (4.08%) Games
3 6 (2.45%) Banking
4 5 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.82%) Marketing
6 1 (0.41%) Electronics
6 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (61.63%) Ruby on Rails
2 59 (24.08%) CSS
2 59 (24.08%) HTML
3 28 (11.43%) Web Services
4 25 (10.20%) HTML5
5 24 (9.80%) AngularJS
5 24 (9.80%) CSS3
5 24 (9.80%) Node.js
6 22 (8.98%) React
7 16 (6.53%) REST
8 15 (6.12%) Gherkin
8 15 (6.12%) Sinatra
9 13 (5.31%) Ember.js
10 11 (4.49%) Backbone.js
11 9 (3.67%) Sass
12 8 (3.27%) Grails
12 8 (3.27%) JSON
13 7 (2.86%) Django
13 7 (2.86%) jQuery
13 7 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.49%) Mobile App
2 10 (4.08%) User Experience
3 8 (3.27%) Algorithms
4 5 (2.04%) Digital Media
5 4 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.63%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.63%) Fintech
6 3 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.22%) Semantic Web
7 2 (0.82%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.41%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.41%) BBC
8 1 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.41%) Online Games
8 1 (0.41%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.41%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.41%) RIA
8 1 (0.41%) Social Media
8 1 (0.41%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 31 (12.65%) Linux
2 9 (3.67%) Unix
3 8 (3.27%) Windows
4 6 (2.45%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.63%) Android
5 4 (1.63%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.41%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.41%) VMS
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (52.65%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (46.12%) TDD
3 75 (30.61%) BDD
4 50 (20.41%) Scrum
5 38 (15.51%) OO
6 29 (11.84%) Kanban
6 29 (11.84%) Test Automation
7 27 (11.02%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (10.61%) Open Source
9 21 (8.57%) Software Engineering
10 20 (8.16%) Web Development
11 18 (7.35%) DevOps
12 16 (6.53%) Front End Development
13 14 (5.71%) Pair Programming
14 13 (5.31%) Automated Testing
14 13 (5.31%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (5.31%) CRM
15 12 (4.90%) E-Commerce
15 12 (4.90%) Microservices
15 12 (4.90%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 245 (100.00%) Ruby
2 95 (38.78%) JavaScript
3 49 (20.00%) Java
4 34 (13.88%) Python
5 16 (6.53%) Scala
6 15 (6.12%) Go
6 15 (6.12%) SQL
7 14 (5.71%) PHP
8 8 (3.27%) Clojure
9 7 (2.86%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.45%) C#
11 5 (2.04%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.04%) RubyMotion
12 3 (1.22%) ES6
12 3 (1.22%) Perl
13 2 (0.82%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.41%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.41%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.04%) Degree
2 5 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.31%) SDET
2 4 (1.63%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.27%) Docker
1 8 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.63%) vSphere
3 2 (0.82%) Ceph
3 2 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.41%) etcd
4 1 (0.41%) flannel
4 1 (0.41%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 9 (3.67%) Puppet
2 6 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.82%) Mesos
4 1 (0.41%) Ansible
4 1 (0.41%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.41%) Consul
4 1 (0.41%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.41%) rkt
4 1 (0.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (3.27%) VMware
2 7 (2.86%) Rackspace
3 5 (2.04%) Cisco
3 5 (2.04%) EMC
3 5 (2.04%) F5
3 5 (2.04%) NetApp
3 5 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (1.63%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.22%) Facebook
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle
6 2 (0.82%) Twitter
7 1 (0.41%) Lotus
7 1 (0.41%) Mercator
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.41%) Remedy
7 1 (0.41%) SAP
7 1 (0.41%) Siebel
7 1 (0.41%) Teradata
7 1 (0.41%) Zend
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