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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 176 171 180
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 32 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.56% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.87% 1.91% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 28
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £450 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £344
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +20.00%
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%
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
1712 1730 2039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.32% 29.52% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1387 1317 1596
Average daily rate £426 £450 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.44% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £310 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 28
Average hourly rate £24.23 £20.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.19% -50.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.64 £16.00 £27.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £32.01 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 47 (97.92%) Ruby
2 37 (77.08%) TDD
3 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (54.17%) CSS
5 24 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 17 (35.42%) Web Development
6 17 (35.42%) HTML
7 16 (33.33%) SQL
7 16 (33.33%) BDD
8 15 (31.25%) Puppet
9 14 (29.17%) DevOps
9 14 (29.17%) Scrum
10 13 (27.08%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (25.00%) Linux
12 11 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (20.83%) RSpec
13 10 (20.83%) MySQL
13 10 (20.83%) Finance
13 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (18.75%) jQuery
14 9 (18.75%) NoSQL
15 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
15 8 (16.67%) Ansible
15 8 (16.67%) Django
16 7 (14.58%) Kanban
16 7 (14.58%) Ajax
16 7 (14.58%) Java
16 7 (14.58%) MongoDB
17 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
17 6 (12.50%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 4 (8.33%) nginx
1 4 (8.33%) Node.js
2 3 (6.25%) Apache
2 3 (6.25%) Drupal
3 1 (2.08%) JBoss
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.25%) SaaS
4 2 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.08%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) HTTP
1 1 (2.08%) VPN
1 1 (2.08%) SAN
1 1 (2.08%) Firewall
1 1 (2.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) MySQL
2 9 (18.75%) NoSQL
3 7 (14.58%) MongoDB
4 5 (10.42%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (10.42%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (8.33%) Redis
6 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.17%) HBase
7 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) RSpec
2 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.25%) Selenium
5 2 (4.17%) LoadRunner
5 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.17%) Mercurial
5 2 (4.17%) SonarQube
5 2 (4.17%) Hudson
5 2 (4.17%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.08%) JUnit
6 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.08%) Mocha
6 1 (2.08%) Subversion
6 1 (2.08%) JSUnit
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Publishing
2 2 (4.17%) Games
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Developer
2 21 (43.75%) Ruby Developer
3 12 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Architect
5 5 (10.42%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Digital Technical Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Digital Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.08%) 2nd Line Support
9 1 (2.08%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Applications Support Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (54.17%) CSS
2 17 (35.42%) HTML
3 9 (18.75%) jQuery
4 8 (16.67%) Django
5 7 (14.58%) Ajax
6 6 (12.50%) CSS3
6 6 (12.50%) Backbone.js
6 6 (12.50%) HTML5
6 6 (12.50%) Ember.js
7 5 (10.42%) Sinatra
7 5 (10.42%) REST
7 5 (10.42%) Play Framework
7 5 (10.42%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (10.42%) JSON
8 4 (8.33%) .NET
8 4 (8.33%) Web Services
9 3 (6.25%) XML
10 2 (4.17%) LAMP
10 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
10 2 (4.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.17%) User Experience
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Streaming Video
2 2 (4.17%) Replication
2 2 (4.17%) Tandem
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.08%) Video on Demand
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) UNIX
3 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.17%) Android
3 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) CentOS
4 1 (2.08%) Windows
4 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (77.08%) TDD
2 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (35.42%) Web Development
4 16 (33.33%) BDD
5 14 (29.17%) Scrum
5 14 (29.17%) DevOps
6 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.58%) Kanban
8 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
9 4 (8.33%) MVC
9 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.33%) SDLC
10 3 (6.25%) Product Management
10 3 (6.25%) Pair Programming
10 3 (6.25%) Automated Testing
10 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.25%) Project Management
11 2 (4.17%) ITIL
11 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
11 2 (4.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 47 (97.92%) Ruby
2 24 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (33.33%) SQL
4 7 (14.58%) Java
5 6 (12.50%) Python
6 5 (10.42%) Scala
7 4 (8.33%) Groovy
8 3 (6.25%) C#
9 2 (4.17%) Perl
9 2 (4.17%) PHP
9 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.17%) Clojure
9 2 (4.17%) Go
10 1 (2.08%) RubyMotion
10 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.08%) VBScript
10 1 (2.08%) ActionScript
10 1 (2.08%) C++
10 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
1 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Varnish
2 4 (8.33%) Docker
3 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.17%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (31.25%) Puppet
2 13 (27.08%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (16.67%) Ansible
4 6 (12.50%) Vagrant
5 2 (4.17%) CA LISA
5 2 (4.17%) Mesos
6 1 (2.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) VMware
2 2 (4.17%) AppDynamics
2 2 (4.17%) IBM
2 2 (4.17%) HP
2 2 (4.17%) CA
2 2 (4.17%) Pega
2 2 (4.17%) Coverity
3 1 (2.08%) Akamai
3 1 (2.08%) Sencha
3 1 (2.08%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.08%) SaltStack
3 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe
3 1 (2.08%) Omniture
3 1 (2.08%) Google
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago