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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 181 170 188
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 27 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.50% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.52% 1.69% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 25
Average daily rate
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£475 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £314 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £523 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £344
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +12.72%
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
1774 1716 2143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.30% 29.57% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1443 1288 1635
Average daily rate £450 £438 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.02 £16.00 £28.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 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 31 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 50 (98.04%) Ruby
2 40 (78.43%) TDD
3 29 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (52.94%) CSS
5 26 (50.98%) JavaScript
6 18 (35.29%) HTML
7 17 (33.33%) SQL
8 16 (31.37%) Web Development
8 16 (31.37%) BDD
9 15 (29.41%) DevOps
10 14 (27.45%) Puppet
10 14 (27.45%) RSpec
11 13 (25.49%) Scrum
12 11 (21.57%) Linux
12 11 (21.57%) Finance
12 11 (21.57%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (21.57%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (19.61%) Ansible
13 10 (19.61%) jQuery
13 10 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (19.61%) MySQL
14 9 (17.65%) Django
14 9 (17.65%) NoSQL
15 8 (15.69%) Backbone.js
15 8 (15.69%) Ember.js
15 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
15 8 (15.69%) Cucumber
15 8 (15.69%) Java
16 7 (13.73%) Ajax
16 7 (13.73%) MongoDB

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 3 (5.88%) Drupal
2 2 (3.92%) nginx
2 2 (3.92%) Apache
2 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.92%) Node.js
2 2 (3.92%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.96%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.96%) CMS
3 1 (1.96%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.96%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.84%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (5.88%) SaaS
4 2 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.92%) GitHub
5 1 (1.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.96%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) VPN
2 1 (1.96%) SAN
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) MySQL
2 9 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 7 (13.73%) MongoDB
4 5 (9.80%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.88%) Redis
6 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.92%) HBase
7 1 (1.96%) Big Data
7 1 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) RSpec
2 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.69%) Cucumber
3 4 (7.84%) Jasmine
3 4 (7.84%) Selenium
4 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.92%) SonarQube
5 2 (3.92%) JUnit
5 2 (3.92%) LoadRunner
5 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.92%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.96%) Mocha
6 1 (1.96%) Subversion
6 1 (1.96%) JSUnit
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (68.63%) Developer
2 23 (45.10%) Ruby Developer
3 12 (23.53%) Senior Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Technical Architect
4 7 (13.73%) Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 4 (7.84%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Digital Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Digital Technical Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Python Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Lead Developer
8 1 (1.96%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (1.96%) Java Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (52.94%) CSS
2 18 (35.29%) HTML
3 10 (19.61%) jQuery
4 9 (17.65%) Django
5 8 (15.69%) Backbone.js
5 8 (15.69%) Ember.js
6 7 (13.73%) Ajax
7 6 (11.76%) HTML5
7 6 (11.76%) Sinatra
7 6 (11.76%) CSS3
8 5 (9.80%) REST
8 5 (9.80%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (9.80%) JSON
8 5 (9.80%) .NET
9 4 (7.84%) Web Services
10 3 (5.88%) Play Framework
11 2 (3.92%) Flask
11 2 (3.92%) LAMP
11 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
11 2 (3.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Tandem
3 2 (3.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.96%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Linux
2 4 (7.84%) UNIX
3 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.92%) Android
3 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.96%) CentOS
4 1 (1.96%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (78.43%) TDD
2 29 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (31.37%) Web Development
3 16 (31.37%) BDD
4 15 (29.41%) DevOps
5 13 (25.49%) Scrum
6 10 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.76%) Kanban
7 6 (11.76%) MVC
8 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
9 4 (7.84%) Pair Programming
9 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
9 4 (7.84%) SDLC
10 3 (5.88%) Product Management
10 3 (5.88%) Automated Testing
10 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.88%) Project Management
11 2 (3.92%) ITIL
11 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
11 2 (3.92%) OO
Programming Languages
1 50 (98.04%) Ruby
2 26 (50.98%) JavaScript
3 17 (33.33%) SQL
4 8 (15.69%) Java
5 6 (11.76%) Python
6 5 (9.80%) Scala
7 3 (5.88%) C#
7 3 (5.88%) PHP
8 2 (3.92%) Perl
8 2 (3.92%) Clojure
8 2 (3.92%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (3.92%) Go
8 2 (3.92%) Groovy
9 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.96%) RubyMotion
9 1 (1.96%) VBScript
9 1 (1.96%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.96%) C++
9 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Docker
2 3 (5.88%) Varnish
3 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (27.45%) Puppet
2 11 (21.57%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (19.61%) Ansible
4 4 (7.84%) Vagrant
5 3 (5.88%) Mesos
6 2 (3.92%) CA LISA
7 1 (1.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) VMware
2 2 (3.92%) AppDynamics
2 2 (3.92%) IBM
2 2 (3.92%) HP
2 2 (3.92%) CA
2 2 (3.92%) Pega
2 2 (3.92%) Coverity
3 1 (1.96%) Akamai
3 1 (1.96%) Sencha
3 1 (1.96%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.96%) SaltStack
3 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe
3 1 (1.96%) Omniture
City, London
AdRoc Group
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £650 to £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 25 days ago