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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 173 164 187
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +23
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 16 41 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.68% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.03% 2.24% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 31 6
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £310 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 £150.00
% change year-on-year
- -52.66%
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
1549 1829 1690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.17% 30.15% 28.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1240 1360 1358
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 15
Average hourly rate £27.37 £42.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.60% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £28.05 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £190.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 28 (100.00%) Ruby
2 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (60.71%) HTML
3 17 (60.71%) CSS
4 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
5 15 (53.57%) TDD
6 10 (35.71%) Linux
6 10 (35.71%) Puppet
7 9 (32.14%) jQuery
7 9 (32.14%) MySQL
7 9 (32.14%) DevOps
8 8 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (28.57%) SQL
8 8 (28.57%) UNIX
8 8 (28.57%) MongoDB
8 8 (28.57%) BDD
8 8 (28.57%) NoSQL
9 7 (25.00%) Scrum
10 6 (21.43%) Ansible
10 6 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (21.43%) Django
11 5 (17.86%) Kanban
11 5 (17.86%) HTML5
11 5 (17.86%) nginx
11 5 (17.86%) Mobile App
11 5 (17.86%) CSS3
11 5 (17.86%) Finance
12 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (14.29%) Ajax
12 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (17.86%) nginx
2 2 (7.14%) Node.js
2 2 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (3.57%) ElastiCache
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) MySQL
2 8 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 8 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 6 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (14.29%) Redis
5 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.57%) HBase
6 1 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 3 (10.71%) RSpec
3 2 (7.14%) Hudson
3 2 (7.14%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.57%) FitNesse
4 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) Calabash
4 1 (3.57%) Appium
4 1 (3.57%) Robot Framework
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Publishing
2 2 (7.14%) Games
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Ruby Developer
3 5 (17.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Technical Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Digital Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Django Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Python/Django Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) DevOps Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) HTML
1 17 (60.71%) CSS
2 9 (32.14%) jQuery
3 6 (21.43%) Django
4 5 (17.86%) HTML5
4 5 (17.86%) CSS3
5 4 (14.29%) Backbone.js
5 4 (14.29%) Ajax
5 4 (14.29%) REST
5 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (10.71%) Play Framework
6 3 (10.71%) XML
6 3 (10.71%) RESTful
7 2 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (7.14%) JSON
7 2 (7.14%) SOAP
7 2 (7.14%) Ember.js
7 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.57%) Semantic HTML
8 1 (3.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.14%) Streaming Video
2 2 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) UNIX
3 4 (14.29%) Android
3 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) TDD
3 9 (32.14%) DevOps
4 8 (28.57%) BDD
5 7 (25.00%) Scrum
6 5 (17.86%) Kanban
7 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.29%) Web Development
7 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 3 (10.71%) Project Management
8 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.71%) Product Management
9 2 (7.14%) OOP
9 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
9 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
10 1 (3.57%) Release Management
10 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
10 1 (3.57%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Ruby
2 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) Java
4 4 (14.29%) Scala
5 3 (10.71%) Python
6 2 (7.14%) C#
6 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.14%) Groovy
6 2 (7.14%) PHP
6 2 (7.14%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.57%) Clojure
7 1 (3.57%) Perl
7 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Docker
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Varnish
2 2 (7.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Puppet
2 8 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (21.43%) Ansible
4 4 (14.29%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.57%) Mesos
5 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Google
2 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) HP
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