The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Cambridge 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 50 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.22% 0.51% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 1.79% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
180 112 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.96% 28.64% 36.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 48 84
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 29
Average hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.53% -2.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £31.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
Ruby on Rails
Cambridgeshire

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 24 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) MPEG
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) AWK
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) qmail
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (100.00%) FFmpeg
1 1 (100.00%) sed

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) MPEG
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) AWK
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) sed
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) qmail