The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Berkshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 125 126 135
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.040% 0.12% 0.095%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.55% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£700 £225 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+211.11% -26.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £294
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +19.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
548 544 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.82% 22.24% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 264 240
Average daily rate £350 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 13
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £34.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £36.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
Ruby on Rails
South East

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 25 July 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
Reading +9 1 £700 +211.11%
Windsor - - - -
Ruby on Rails
South East

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) PaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Ranorex
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) VMware