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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 155 162 195
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +33
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 18 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.50% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.51% 1.59% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 15
Median daily rate £425 £500 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +24.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £403 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £624 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £430 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -88.73%
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
1193 1444 1765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.87% 31.11% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1007 1201 1349
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Median hourly rate £54.25 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.98% -22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Ruby on Rails as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 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 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 63 (100.00%) Ruby
2 32 (50.79%) HTML
3 31 (49.21%) CSS
4 25 (39.68%) JavaScript
5 23 (36.51%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (34.92%) TDD
6 22 (34.92%) REST
7 21 (33.33%) HTML5
7 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (31.75%) CSS3
8 20 (31.75%) NoSQL
9 17 (26.98%) MySQL
10 16 (25.40%) Git (software)
11 15 (23.81%) Mentoring
11 15 (23.81%) OO
12 13 (20.63%) Web Services
13 12 (19.05%) Scrum
13 12 (19.05%) Kanban
13 12 (19.05%) MongoDB
13 12 (19.05%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (17.46%) Scala
14 11 (17.46%) RSpec
14 11 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (17.46%) Django
14 11 (17.46%) Play Framework
14 11 (17.46%) Ajax
14 11 (17.46%) JSON
14 11 (17.46%) Configuration Management
14 11 (17.46%) Prototyping
15 10 (15.87%) Front End Development

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.17%) nginx
3 1 (1.59%) Apache
3 1 (1.59%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) SaaS
2 7 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.11%) GitHub
3 3 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.59%) Heroku
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.59%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (36.51%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (31.75%) NoSQL
3 17 (26.98%) MySQL
4 12 (19.05%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (19.05%) MongoDB
5 8 (12.70%) RDBMS
5 8 (12.70%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.76%) Redis
7 1 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.59%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (25.40%) Git (software)
2 11 (17.46%) RSpec
3 6 (9.52%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.35%) Capybara
5 1 (1.59%) Bundler
5 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.59%) Selenium
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Banking
2 2 (3.17%) Marketing
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (76.19%) Developer
2 31 (49.21%) Ruby Developer
3 19 (30.16%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Lead Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Ruby Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Ruby Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Applications Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Architect
9 2 (3.17%) Django Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (3.17%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Lead PHP Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Web Developer
10 1 (1.59%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (50.79%) HTML
2 31 (49.21%) CSS
3 22 (34.92%) REST
4 21 (33.33%) HTML5
5 20 (31.75%) CSS3
6 13 (20.63%) Web Services
7 11 (17.46%) Ajax
7 11 (17.46%) Django
7 11 (17.46%) JSON
7 11 (17.46%) Play Framework
8 8 (12.70%) Haml
8 8 (12.70%) Resque
9 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
9 6 (9.52%) Ember.js
10 3 (4.76%) jQuery
11 2 (3.17%) Backbone.js
11 2 (3.17%) React
11 2 (3.17%) Sass
12 1 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
12 1 (1.59%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Semantic Web
2 9 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.94%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.76%) Fintech
5 2 (3.17%) NHS
6 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Linux
1 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) TDD
2 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (23.81%) Mentoring
3 15 (23.81%) OO
4 12 (19.05%) Kanban
4 12 (19.05%) Scrum
5 11 (17.46%) Configuration Management
5 11 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (17.46%) Prototyping
6 10 (15.87%) Front End Development
6 10 (15.87%) Open Source
6 10 (15.87%) Software Architecture
6 10 (15.87%) User Stories
7 9 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 9 (14.29%) Coaching
7 9 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (14.29%) Line Management
7 9 (14.29%) MVC
8 8 (12.70%) Microservices
8 8 (12.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) Ruby
2 25 (39.68%) JavaScript
3 11 (17.46%) Scala
4 6 (9.52%) PHP
5 4 (6.35%) Go
6 2 (3.17%) Java
6 2 (3.17%) Python
6 2 (3.17%) SQL
7 1 (1.59%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.59%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (1.59%) ES6
7 1 (1.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Ceph
1 1 (1.59%) Docker
1 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Kibana
1 1 (1.59%) Mesos
1 1 (1.59%) Nagios
1 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (1.59%) Teradata