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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
London / City of London
Rank 144 144 177
Rank change year-on-year
0 +33
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 11 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.06% 0.90% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 12
Median daily rate £406 £413 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £353 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £465 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

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
1040 1002 1552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.24% 31.39% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 851 1252
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

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 22 February 2017.

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 February 2017, 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 24 (100.00%) Ruby
2 14 (58.33%) HTML
3 13 (54.17%) CSS
4 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (50.00%) TDD
5 9 (37.50%) MySQL
6 8 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (33.33%) HTML5
7 7 (29.17%) REST
7 7 (29.17%) CSS3
8 6 (25.00%) Kanban
8 6 (25.00%) JSON
8 6 (25.00%) Ajax
8 6 (25.00%) Scrum
8 6 (25.00%) Java
8 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
8 6 (25.00%) Open Source
8 6 (25.00%) NoSQL
9 5 (20.83%) User Stories
9 5 (20.83%) Play Framework
9 5 (20.83%) BDD
9 5 (20.83%) Software Architecture
9 5 (20.83%) Scala
9 5 (20.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (20.83%) Prototyping
9 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
9 5 (20.83%) Web Development
9 5 (20.83%) Django
10 4 (16.67%) jQuery

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 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (8.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) MySQL
2 8 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 5 (20.83%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (4.17%) MariaDB
5 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.67%) RSpec
2 3 (12.50%) Selenium
3 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.17%) JIRA
4 1 (4.17%) Sahi
4 1 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1 (4.17%) WATIR
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Ruby Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Lead Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (8.33%) Ruby Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Digital Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Django Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Lead PHP Developer
6 1 (4.17%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Unix Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) HTML
2 13 (54.17%) CSS
3 8 (33.33%) HTML5
4 7 (29.17%) CSS3
4 7 (29.17%) REST
5 6 (25.00%) Ajax
5 6 (25.00%) JSON
6 5 (20.83%) Django
6 5 (20.83%) Play Framework
7 4 (16.67%) jQuery
8 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 2 (8.33%) React Native
9 2 (8.33%) Redux
9 2 (8.33%) Sass
9 2 (8.33%) Web Services
10 1 (4.17%) .NET
10 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
10 1 (4.17%) LAMP
10 1 (4.17%) Node.js
10 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Semantic Web
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) NHS
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (50.00%) TDD
2 6 (25.00%) Kanban
2 6 (25.00%) Open Source
2 6 (25.00%) Scrum
3 5 (20.83%) BDD
3 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
3 5 (20.83%) Prototyping
3 5 (20.83%) Software Architecture
3 5 (20.83%) User Stories
3 5 (20.83%) Web Development
4 4 (16.67%) Microservices
5 3 (12.50%) Coaching
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (12.50%) Line Management
5 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.33%) Code Coverage
7 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Ruby
2 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (20.83%) Scala
5 4 (16.67%) PHP
6 3 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (8.33%) Python
8 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.17%) QA
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