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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 168 181 183
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 27 38 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.54% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.60% 1.81% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 28
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £325 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £456 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £344 £288
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +19.56%
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% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1688 2094 2194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.27% 29.57% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1260 1612 1717
Average daily rate £438 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 58 (100.00%) Ruby
2 23 (39.66%) Git (software)
3 20 (34.48%) TDD
3 20 (34.48%) HTML
4 19 (32.76%) CSS
5 16 (27.59%) JavaScript
5 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (25.86%) Sinatra
7 13 (22.41%) HTML5
7 13 (22.41%) Linux
8 12 (20.69%) SOA
9 11 (18.97%) RubyGems
9 11 (18.97%) BDD
9 11 (18.97%) OAuth
9 11 (18.97%) REST
9 11 (18.97%) CSS3
9 11 (18.97%) OAuth2
10 10 (17.24%) Cucumber
10 10 (17.24%) RSpec
10 10 (17.24%) MySQL
11 9 (15.52%) Ajax
12 8 (13.79%) Finance
12 8 (13.79%) Subversion
12 8 (13.79%) Java
12 8 (13.79%) OO
12 8 (13.79%) jQuery
12 8 (13.79%) NoSQL
13 7 (12.07%) JSON
13 7 (12.07%) Django
13 7 (12.07%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (10.34%) Apache
2 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.45%) Kentico
3 2 (3.45%) Node.js
3 2 (3.45%) CMS
3 2 (3.45%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.45%) nginx
4 1 (1.72%) Confluence
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.72%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SPSS
1 2 (3.45%) Gephi
2 1 (1.72%) GIMP
2 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.45%) GitHub
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) HTTP
2 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.17%) DNS
3 3 (5.17%) SSL
4 2 (3.45%) VPN
4 2 (3.45%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.72%) NetScreen
5 1 (1.72%) Firewall
5 1 (1.72%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) MySQL
2 8 (13.79%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (8.62%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (6.90%) Redis
6 2 (3.45%) Mahout
6 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.72%) DB2
7 1 (1.72%) MS Access
7 1 (1.72%) KDB
7 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.72%) Big Data
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (39.66%) Git (software)
2 11 (18.97%) RubyGems
3 10 (17.24%) Cucumber
3 10 (17.24%) RSpec
4 8 (13.79%) Subversion
5 4 (6.90%) JIRA
5 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.45%) Mercurial
6 2 (3.45%) NUnit
6 2 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.72%) WATIR
7 1 (1.72%) Selenium
7 1 (1.72%) TestPartner
7 1 (1.72%) JUnit
7 1 (1.72%) JMeter
7 1 (1.72%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.72%) PhoneGap
7 1 (1.72%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.72%) Capybara
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Marketing
3 4 (6.90%) Banking
4 3 (5.17%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.45%) Advertising
6 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (79.31%) Developer
2 22 (37.93%) Ruby Developer
3 16 (27.59%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 9 (15.52%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
7 2 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Perl Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.45%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.45%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (34.48%) HTML
2 19 (32.76%) CSS
3 15 (25.86%) Sinatra
4 13 (22.41%) HTML5
5 11 (18.97%) OAuth
5 11 (18.97%) REST
5 11 (18.97%) CSS3
5 11 (18.97%) OAuth2
6 9 (15.52%) Ajax
7 8 (13.79%) jQuery
8 7 (12.07%) JSON
8 7 (12.07%) Django
8 7 (12.07%) .NET
9 5 (8.62%) XML
9 5 (8.62%) Play Framework
10 4 (6.90%) Web Services
11 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
12 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
12 2 (3.45%) Java EE
12 2 (3.45%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Open Source
2 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.45%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.72%) W3C
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) PKI
4 1 (1.72%) Social Media
4 1 (1.72%) iPad
4 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) UNIX
3 4 (6.90%) AIX
3 4 (6.90%) Solaris
4 3 (5.17%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.72%) Windows
6 1 (1.72%) SUSE
6 1 (1.72%) Debian
6 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.72%) Android
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.72%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) TDD
2 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.69%) SOA
4 11 (18.97%) BDD
5 8 (13.79%) OO
6 7 (12.07%) Scrum
7 5 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.90%) Product Management
8 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
8 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.17%) Software Architecture
9 3 (5.17%) Kanban
9 3 (5.17%) User Stories
10 2 (3.45%) Analytics
10 2 (3.45%) DevOps
10 2 (3.45%) Reverse Engineering
10 2 (3.45%) Test Automation
10 2 (3.45%) Load Balancing
10 2 (3.45%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.45%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) Ruby
2 16 (27.59%) JavaScript
3 8 (13.79%) Java
4 7 (12.07%) PHP
4 7 (12.07%) SQL
5 5 (8.62%) Python
5 5 (8.62%) Perl
5 5 (8.62%) Scala
6 4 (6.90%) Objective-C
7 3 (5.17%) C#
8 2 (3.45%) C++
8 2 (3.45%) C
8 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.45%) R
9 1 (1.72%) C-shell
9 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.72%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.72%) Korn
9 1 (1.72%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Varnish
2 1 (1.72%) KVM
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.72%) Snort
2 1 (1.72%) Squid
2 1 (1.72%) Xen
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.72%) qmail
2 1 (1.72%) Sendmail
2 1 (1.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (1.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.72%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Puppet
1 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.72%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (5.17%) JBoss
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle
2 2 (3.45%) EPiServer
2 2 (3.45%) Sitecore
2 2 (3.45%) F5
2 2 (3.45%) Tableau
3 1 (1.72%) Facebook
3 1 (1.72%) Twitter
3 1 (1.72%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.72%) Akamai
3 1 (1.72%) Sybase
3 1 (1.72%) SAP
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco
3 1 (1.72%) IBM
3 1 (1.72%) Citrix
3 1 (1.72%) Nokia
3 1 (1.72%) Veritas
3 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.72%) Symantec