The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 173 183 190
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 22 30 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.48% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.35% 1.59% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 10
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £302 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £493 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £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 £71.00 -
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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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1630 1889 1798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.03% 30.01% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1283 1422 1421
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 16
Average hourly rate £19.72 £41.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.91% -69.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, 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 33 (100.00%) Ruby
2 23 (69.70%) TDD
3 22 (66.67%) CSS
4 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (54.55%) HTML
5 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
6 11 (33.33%) SQL
6 11 (33.33%) Linux
7 10 (30.30%) MySQL
7 10 (30.30%) jQuery
7 10 (30.30%) BDD
7 10 (30.30%) Puppet
7 10 (30.30%) DevOps
8 9 (27.27%) NoSQL
9 8 (24.24%) Web Development
9 8 (24.24%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (21.21%) UNIX
10 7 (21.21%) Scrum
10 7 (21.21%) MongoDB
10 7 (21.21%) Django
10 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (15.15%) Finance
12 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (15.15%) HTML5
12 5 (15.15%) CSS3
12 5 (15.15%) Mobile App
12 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
12 5 (15.15%) Ansible

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (12.12%) nginx
2 3 (9.09%) Node.js
3 2 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) CMS
4 1 (3.03%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.12%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) MySQL
2 9 (27.27%) NoSQL
3 7 (21.21%) MongoDB
4 6 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (12.12%) Redis
7 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
7 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
8 1 (3.03%) HBase
8 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.12%) RSpec
3 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.06%) Mercurial
4 2 (6.06%) Hudson
5 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.03%) Selenium
5 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.03%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Publishing
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Ruby Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Architect
5 4 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Digital Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Digital Technical Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (66.67%) CSS
2 18 (54.55%) HTML
3 10 (30.30%) jQuery
4 7 (21.21%) Django
5 5 (15.15%) HTML5
5 5 (15.15%) CSS3
6 4 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (12.12%) REST
6 4 (12.12%) Ajax
7 3 (9.09%) Ember.js
7 3 (9.09%) RESTful
7 3 (9.09%) Play Framework
8 2 (6.06%) JSON
8 2 (6.06%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (6.06%) Sinatra
8 2 (6.06%) Backbone.js
8 2 (6.06%) .NET
8 2 (6.06%) XML
8 2 (6.06%) Spring
9 1 (3.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.06%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.06%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.03%) Tandem
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (21.21%) UNIX
3 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 3 (9.09%) Android
4 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) TDD
2 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (30.30%) BDD
3 10 (30.30%) DevOps
4 8 (24.24%) Web Development
5 7 (21.21%) Scrum
6 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.12%) Kanban
7 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
7 4 (12.12%) Project Management
8 3 (9.09%) Product Management
9 2 (6.06%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
9 2 (6.06%) OOP
9 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
9 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (6.06%) MVC
10 1 (3.03%) Extreme Programming
10 1 (3.03%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) Ruby
2 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 11 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (12.12%) Scala
4 4 (12.12%) Python
4 4 (12.12%) Java
5 3 (9.09%) C#
5 3 (9.09%) Groovy
6 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.06%) PHP
6 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.03%) Perl
7 1 (3.03%) RubyMotion
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Varnish
2 2 (6.06%) Docker
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Puppet
2 8 (24.24%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (15.15%) Ansible
4 4 (12.12%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.03%) Mesos
5 1 (3.03%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Google
2 2 (6.06%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) IBM
3 1 (3.03%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) CA
3 1 (3.03%) Rackspace
3 1 (3.03%) Coverity
3 1 (3.03%) Pega
3 1 (3.03%) AppDynamics
3 1 (3.03%) SaltStack
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago