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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 145 177 188
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +11
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 12 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.42% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.06% 1.40% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 23
Average daily rate £425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £71.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-87.32% -
Ruby on Rails
London

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
1132 1644 1862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.43% 30.07% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 1303 1403
Average daily rate £475 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.72 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -51.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £16.31 £37.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.94 £60.00 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) Ruby
2 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
3 12 (57.14%) TDD
4 8 (38.10%) CSS
5 7 (33.33%) BDD
6 6 (28.57%) HTML
7 5 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (19.05%) Scrum
8 4 (19.05%) Finance
8 4 (19.05%) Java
8 4 (19.05%) OO
8 4 (19.05%) Python
8 4 (19.05%) Degree
8 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
8 4 (19.05%) Ember.js
8 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
9 3 (14.29%) Sass
9 3 (14.29%) Capybara
9 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
9 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (14.29%) Node.js
9 3 (14.29%) API Development
9 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (14.29%) jQuery
9 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
9 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 3 (14.29%) Web Services
10 2 (9.52%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (14.29%) Node.js
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
2 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) BigMachines
1 1 (4.76%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.76%) GitHub
3 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (9.52%) Datomic
2 2 (9.52%) Neo4j
2 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Capybara
1 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (4.76%) RSpec
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) Ruby Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Developer
6 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.76%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Python Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior PHP Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Python Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Python Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) CSS
2 6 (28.57%) HTML
3 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
3 4 (19.05%) Ember.js
4 3 (14.29%) jQuery
4 3 (14.29%) Sass
4 3 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
5 2 (9.52%) Kafka
5 2 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (9.52%) Spring
6 1 (4.76%) .NET
6 1 (4.76%) CSS3
6 1 (4.76%) Drools
6 1 (4.76%) HTML5
6 1 (4.76%) Laravel
6 1 (4.76%) Mason
6 1 (4.76%) React
6 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
6 1 (4.76%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Fintech
3 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) TDD
2 7 (33.33%) BDD
3 4 (19.05%) OO
3 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) API Development
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.52%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (9.52%) Kanban
5 2 (9.52%) MVC
5 2 (9.52%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (9.52%) OOD
6 1 (4.76%) Content Management
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Ruby
2 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) Clojure
4 2 (9.52%) Erlang
4 2 (9.52%) Go
4 2 (9.52%) PHP
4 2 (9.52%) Scala
5 1 (4.76%) Apex Code
5 1 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) RubyMotion
5 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle
1 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (4.76%) Siebel
1 1 (4.76%) Zend
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