The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 51 49 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.01% 0.21% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.58% 0.55% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£419 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -12.50%
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
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
194 181 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.35% 38.19% 33.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 127 48
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 - £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 - £45.00
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 Cambridge

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

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Ruby on Rails
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Cambridge region.

Ruby on Rails Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 7 (100.00%) Ruby
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) RSpec
3 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) Electronics
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
5 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (28.57%) Marketing
5 2 (28.57%) SAP
5 2 (28.57%) DTV
5 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
6 1 (14.29%) Capistrano
6 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
6 1 (14.29%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
6 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) OAuth
6 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) RSpec
2 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Programmer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (14.29%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) DTV
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
5 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) OOP
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) SOA
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
6 1 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Computer Security
6 1 (14.29%) Kanban
6 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP