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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 188 170 163
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 12 38 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.56% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.72% 1.88% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 33
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £250 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £13.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -58.46%
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
1678 2023 1853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.74% 29.76% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1348 1533 1445
Average daily rate £425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 24
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.60 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £77.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 31 (100.00%) Ruby
2 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
4 11 (35.48%) HTML
5 10 (32.26%) TDD
6 8 (25.81%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (25.81%) CSS
6 8 (25.81%) Linux
6 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
7 6 (19.35%) Scrum
7 6 (19.35%) BDD
8 5 (16.13%) Puppet
8 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
8 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
8 5 (16.13%) Sinatra
8 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
8 5 (16.13%) Django
8 5 (16.13%) Banking
8 5 (16.13%) UNIX
8 5 (16.13%) MySQL
8 5 (16.13%) SQL
9 4 (12.90%) Java
9 4 (12.90%) XML
9 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (12.90%) JSON
9 4 (12.90%) Redis
9 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
9 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (12.90%) DevOps
9 4 (12.90%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (9.68%) nginx
2 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.23%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
2 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
2 5 (16.13%) MySQL
3 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (12.90%) Redis
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.68%) Hudson
2 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (6.45%) FitNesse
3 2 (6.45%) RSpec
3 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.45%) RubyGems
4 1 (3.23%) Appium
4 1 (3.23%) Calabash
General
1 5 (16.13%) Banking
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Games
3 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) Ruby Developer
3 10 (32.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Django Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Head of Architecture
7 1 (3.23%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) DevOps Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Python/Django Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) HTML
2 8 (25.81%) CSS
3 5 (16.13%) Sinatra
3 5 (16.13%) Django
4 4 (12.90%) XML
4 4 (12.90%) JSON
4 4 (12.90%) REST
5 3 (9.68%) HTML5
5 3 (9.68%) RESTful
5 3 (9.68%) jQuery
5 3 (9.68%) Web Services
6 2 (6.45%) SOAP
6 2 (6.45%) Ajax
6 2 (6.45%) Backbone.js
6 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.45%) OAuth2
6 2 (6.45%) Play Framework
6 2 (6.45%) OAuth
6 2 (6.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.68%) Open Source
3 2 (6.45%) User Experience
4 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.23%) PKI
4 1 (3.23%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) UNIX
3 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
3 3 (9.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) TDD
3 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
4 6 (19.35%) Scrum
4 6 (19.35%) BDD
5 4 (12.90%) DevOps
6 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.45%) Project Management
7 2 (6.45%) SOA
7 2 (6.45%) Software Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) Kanban
8 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.23%) Product Management
8 1 (3.23%) Line Management
8 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.23%) Coaching
8 1 (3.23%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) Ruby
2 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.13%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) Java
5 2 (6.45%) Python
5 2 (6.45%) VBScript
5 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
5 2 (6.45%) Scala
5 2 (6.45%) Clojure
6 1 (3.23%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Puppet
2 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (9.68%) Ansible
4 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) HP
1 2 (6.45%) Google
2 1 (3.23%) Citrix
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