The first table below looks at the demand for Ruby on Rails skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 18 April 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 City of London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 176 188 209
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +21
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 34 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.78% 0.51% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 11
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £344 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1905 1752 1962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.52% 28.11% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1431 1391 1421
Average daily rate £425 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 18
Average hourly rate £41.00 £97.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.94% +267.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £25.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £135.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Ruby on Rails
London

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 73 (100.00%) Ruby
2 37 (50.68%) HTML
3 35 (47.95%) JavaScript
4 29 (39.73%) CSS
5 24 (32.88%) TDD
6 21 (28.77%) Git (software)
7 20 (27.40%) jQuery
8 17 (23.29%) HTML5
8 17 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (23.29%) MySQL
9 15 (20.55%) Linux
10 14 (19.18%) Java
10 14 (19.18%) BDD
10 14 (19.18%) CSS3
11 13 (17.81%) Sinatra
11 13 (17.81%) RSpec
11 13 (17.81%) XML
11 13 (17.81%) Ajax
11 13 (17.81%) Scrum
12 12 (16.44%) Finance
12 12 (16.44%) Cucumber
12 12 (16.44%) Jenkins
13 11 (15.07%) Relational Database
13 11 (15.07%) SQL
14 10 (13.70%) Python
14 10 (13.70%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (13.70%) MongoDB
14 10 (13.70%) Django
15 9 (12.33%) Marketing
15 9 (12.33%) JRuby

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 7 (9.59%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.48%) Node.js
3 2 (2.74%) Apache
3 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.74%) CMS
3 2 (2.74%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.74%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.74%) Kentico
3 2 (2.74%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.37%) Confluence
4 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (8.22%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.37%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.37%) SaaS
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.37%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) DNS
1 3 (4.11%) VPN
2 2 (2.74%) SSL
3 1 (1.37%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.37%) NetScreen
3 1 (1.37%) Firewall
3 1 (1.37%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.37%) LDAP
3 1 (1.37%) HTTP
3 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.29%) MySQL
2 11 (15.07%) Relational Database
3 10 (13.70%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (13.70%) MongoDB
4 9 (12.33%) NoSQL
5 8 (10.96%) Redis
6 6 (8.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (5.48%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (5.48%) CouchDB
8 3 (4.11%) Big Data
8 3 (4.11%) Hadoop
8 3 (4.11%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.74%) Pentaho
9 2 (2.74%) Apache Hive
9 2 (2.74%) HBase
10 1 (1.37%) KDB
10 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
10 1 (1.37%) DB2
10 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (28.77%) Git (software)
2 13 (17.81%) RSpec
3 12 (16.44%) Cucumber
3 12 (16.44%) Jenkins
4 9 (12.33%) Subversion
5 5 (6.85%) RubyGems
5 5 (6.85%) Selenium
6 4 (5.48%) WebDriver
7 3 (4.11%) Hudson
8 2 (2.74%) NUnit
8 2 (2.74%) JIRA
8 2 (2.74%) CruiseControl
8 2 (2.74%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.74%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.74%) PhoneGap
9 1 (1.37%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.37%) Capybara
9 1 (1.37%) WATIR
9 1 (1.37%) JMeter
General
1 12 (16.44%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Marketing
3 6 (8.22%) Banking
4 4 (5.48%) Advertising
5 3 (4.11%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.74%) Publishing
6 2 (2.74%) Music Industry
7 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (69.86%) Developer
2 24 (32.88%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 24 (32.88%) Ruby Developer
3 8 (10.96%) Architect
4 7 (9.59%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.85%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.48%) Tester
6 4 (5.48%) Automation Tester
6 4 (5.48%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.74%) Applications Manager
7 2 (2.74%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Junior Web Developer
7 2 (2.74%) C# Developer
7 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Junior Developer
7 2 (2.74%) .NET Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (50.68%) HTML
2 29 (39.73%) CSS
3 20 (27.40%) jQuery
4 17 (23.29%) HTML5
5 14 (19.18%) CSS3
6 13 (17.81%) Sinatra
6 13 (17.81%) XML
6 13 (17.81%) Ajax
7 10 (13.70%) Django
8 9 (12.33%) JRuby
8 9 (12.33%) SOAP
9 8 (10.96%) REST
9 8 (10.96%) JSON
10 6 (8.22%) .NET
11 5 (6.85%) OAuth
11 5 (6.85%) Web Services
11 5 (6.85%) J2SE
11 5 (6.85%) OAuth2
11 5 (6.85%) Play Framework
12 4 (5.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Open Source
2 2 (2.74%) PKI
2 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.37%) Social Media
3 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.55%) Linux
2 4 (5.48%) UNIX
2 4 (5.48%) AIX
2 4 (5.48%) Solaris
3 3 (4.11%) Android
3 3 (4.11%) Windows
3 3 (4.11%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.74%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.37%) OpenSolaris
5 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.37%) SUSE
5 1 (1.37%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.88%) TDD
2 17 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (19.18%) BDD
4 13 (17.81%) Scrum
5 9 (12.33%) E-Commerce
6 8 (10.96%) Active Record
6 8 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (9.59%) SOA
8 6 (8.22%) OO
9 5 (6.85%) Test Scripting
9 5 (6.85%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (6.85%) Automation Testing
10 4 (5.48%) Project Management
10 4 (5.48%) Workflow
10 4 (5.48%) Kanban
11 3 (4.11%) Product Management
11 3 (4.11%) Unit Testing
11 3 (4.11%) MVC
11 3 (4.11%) OOP
12 2 (2.74%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (100.00%) Ruby
2 35 (47.95%) JavaScript
3 14 (19.18%) Java
4 11 (15.07%) SQL
5 10 (13.70%) Python
6 7 (9.59%) Scala
6 7 (9.59%) PHP
7 4 (5.48%) Perl
7 4 (5.48%) C#
7 4 (5.48%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.74%) C++
8 2 (2.74%) C
8 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.37%) Golang
9 1 (1.37%) C-shell
9 1 (1.37%) Groovy
9 1 (1.37%) Korn
9 1 (1.37%) XPath
9 1 (1.37%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.37%) KVM
2 1 (1.37%) Varnish
2 1 (1.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (1.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.37%) OpenSSH
2 1 (1.37%) qmail
2 1 (1.37%) Sendmail
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.37%) Xen
2 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.37%) Snort
2 1 (1.37%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) Capistrano
2 3 (4.11%) Puppet
3 2 (2.74%) Oozie
3 2 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.37%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (9.59%) Oracle
2 3 (4.11%) Google
3 2 (2.74%) Citrix
3 2 (2.74%) Informatica
3 2 (2.74%) JBoss
3 2 (2.74%) EPiServer
3 2 (2.74%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.74%) Talend
4 1 (1.37%) Facebook
4 1 (1.37%) F5
4 1 (1.37%) Akamai
4 1 (1.37%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.37%) Qualys
4 1 (1.37%) VMware
4 1 (1.37%) Tripwire
4 1 (1.37%) Sybase
4 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.37%) Symantec
4 1 (1.37%) Nokia
4 1 (1.37%) Veritas
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