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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 164 170 187
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +17
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 28 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 0.52% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.75% 1.74% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 17
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£375 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £303 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £485 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £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
1603 1783 1845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.54% 29.83% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1295 1377 1455
Average daily rate £425 £438 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £300
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 10 0 27
Average hourly rate £19.72 - £41.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.64 - £32.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 - £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 41 (100.00%) Ruby
2 31 (75.61%) TDD
3 26 (63.41%) CSS
4 25 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (53.66%) JavaScript
6 18 (43.90%) HTML
7 15 (36.59%) SQL
8 14 (34.15%) BDD
9 13 (31.71%) Puppet
9 13 (31.71%) DevOps
10 12 (29.27%) Web Development
10 12 (29.27%) Linux
11 11 (26.83%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (24.39%) MySQL
12 10 (24.39%) Scrum
12 10 (24.39%) jQuery
13 9 (21.95%) NoSQL
13 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
14 8 (19.51%) Django
14 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (19.51%) Finance
15 7 (17.07%) UNIX
15 7 (17.07%) RSpec
15 7 (17.07%) MongoDB
15 7 (17.07%) Ansible
16 6 (14.63%) Mobile App
16 6 (14.63%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
17 5 (12.20%) Cloud Computing
17 5 (12.20%) Cucumber

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (9.76%) nginx
1 4 (9.76%) Node.js
2 2 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.88%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.88%) Drupal
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.20%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) MySQL
2 9 (21.95%) NoSQL
3 7 (17.07%) MongoDB
4 6 (14.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (9.76%) Redis
7 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.88%) HBase
7 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
7 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) RSpec
2 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
3 5 (12.20%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.88%) Jasmine
4 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.88%) SonarQube
4 2 (4.88%) LoadRunner
4 2 (4.88%) Mercurial
4 2 (4.88%) Hudson
4 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.88%) Selenium
5 1 (2.44%) JSUnit
5 1 (2.44%) Mocha
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Publishing
2 2 (4.88%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (68.29%) Developer
2 16 (39.02%) Ruby Developer
3 10 (24.39%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Technical Architect
4 5 (12.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Digital Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Digital Technical Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Django Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (63.41%) CSS
2 18 (43.90%) HTML
3 10 (24.39%) jQuery
4 8 (19.51%) Django
5 5 (12.20%) CSS3
5 5 (12.20%) HTML5
5 5 (12.20%) Ember.js
6 4 (9.76%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (9.76%) Backbone.js
6 4 (9.76%) REST
6 4 (9.76%) Ajax
7 3 (7.32%) Sinatra
7 3 (7.32%) RESTful
7 3 (7.32%) .NET
7 3 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (7.32%) Play Framework
8 2 (4.88%) LAMP
8 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.88%) Web Services
8 2 (4.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.88%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.88%) Tandem
2 2 (4.88%) Replication
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Linux
2 7 (17.07%) UNIX
3 3 (7.32%) Android
3 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (75.61%) TDD
2 25 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (34.15%) BDD
4 13 (31.71%) DevOps
5 12 (29.27%) Web Development
6 10 (24.39%) Scrum
7 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.20%) Project Management
9 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
9 4 (9.76%) Kanban
10 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
10 3 (7.32%) Product Management
10 3 (7.32%) MVC
10 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing
11 2 (4.88%) Mobile Application Development
11 2 (4.88%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
11 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
11 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (4.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Ruby
2 22 (53.66%) JavaScript
3 15 (36.59%) SQL
4 5 (12.20%) Python
5 4 (9.76%) C#
5 4 (9.76%) Java
5 4 (9.76%) Scala
6 3 (7.32%) Groovy
7 2 (4.88%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.88%) PHP
7 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.44%) Clojure
8 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.44%) Perl
8 1 (2.44%) Go
8 1 (2.44%) RubyMotion
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
1 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Varnish
2 3 (7.32%) Docker
3 2 (4.88%) VirtualBox
3 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) Puppet
2 11 (26.83%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (17.07%) Ansible
4 4 (9.76%) Vagrant
5 2 (4.88%) CA LISA
5 2 (4.88%) Mesos
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) AppDynamics
1 2 (4.88%) VMware
1 2 (4.88%) IBM
1 2 (4.88%) HP
1 2 (4.88%) CA
1 2 (4.88%) Coverity
1 2 (4.88%) Pega
1 2 (4.88%) Google
2 1 (2.44%) Sencha
2 1 (2.44%) Rackspace
2 1 (2.44%) SaltStack
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago