The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 63 59 66
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.27% 0.60% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.82% 1.50% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +35.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +53.84%
Ruby on Rails
East of England

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 Cambridgeshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
245 266 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 33.56% 39.70% 28.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 104 103
Average daily rate £350 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 21
Average hourly rate £43.75 £39.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% +56.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Ruby on Rails
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Ruby on Rails Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Ruby on Rails
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Cambridge +1 2 £363 -9.37% 2
Ruby on Rails
East of England

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 3 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (33.33%) Samba
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) AWK
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) MPEG
3 1 (33.33%) PBX
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) qmail
3 1 (33.33%) nginx
3 1 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) FFmpeg
3 1 (33.33%) sed
3 1 (33.33%) Bacula
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (33.33%) SAS
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) PBX
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) MPEG
1 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) AWK
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) sed
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Samba
1 1 (33.33%) qmail
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Bacula