The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 120 123 122
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.23% 0.041% 0.040%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.08% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£513 £700 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.78% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £434 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.93% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-88.73% +42.00%
Ruby on Rails
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
558 528 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.57% 21.81% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 259 309
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 9
Average hourly rate £37.00 £19.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.73% -47.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Berkshire region.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Ruby on Rails
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
Reading -3 5 £513 -26.78% 2
Ruby on Rails
South East

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Ruby on Rails also 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 that cited Ruby on Rails.

1 9 (100.00%) Ruby
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) PHP
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) MySQL
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) Ajax
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Subversion
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (22.22%) VBScript
5 2 (22.22%) VB
5 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) XSLT
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) IIS
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Ruby on Rails also 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 that cited Ruby on Rails. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
1 2 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Software Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) XSLT
4 2 (22.22%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 2 (22.22%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (11.11%) Play Framework
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (11.11%) Django
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) Mason
5 1 (11.11%) Visualforce
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) Sinatra
5 1 (11.11%) REST
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) GIS
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) TDD
1 2 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) BDD
2 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
2 1 (11.11%) User Stories
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) Kanban
2 1 (11.11%) Product Management
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) OOD
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Ruby
2 6 (66.67%) PHP
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) VBScript
5 2 (22.22%) VB
5 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
6 1 (11.11%) C
6 1 (11.11%) C++
6 1 (11.11%) Delphi
6 1 (11.11%) Scala
6 1 (11.11%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (11.11%) Eloqua
2 1 (11.11%) Siebel