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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 171 163 181
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 14 36 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.63% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 2.14% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 11
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £468 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £13.50 £150.00
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -91.00%
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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
1526 1685 1593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.86% 29.59% 27.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1223 1231 1279
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 16
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.00 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.24% +9.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

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 6 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 6 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 24 (100.00%) Ruby
2 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 14 (58.33%) HTML
4 12 (50.00%) CSS
5 11 (45.83%) TDD
6 10 (41.67%) Linux
7 9 (37.50%) Puppet
8 8 (33.33%) DevOps
8 8 (33.33%) SQL
8 8 (33.33%) jQuery
8 8 (33.33%) UNIX
9 7 (29.17%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (25.00%) Ansible
10 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
10 6 (25.00%) BDD
10 6 (25.00%) nginx
10 6 (25.00%) MySQL
11 5 (20.83%) Java
11 5 (20.83%) Scrum
11 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
11 5 (20.83%) NoSQL
11 5 (20.83%) Redis
11 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
12 4 (16.67%) Backbone.js
12 4 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
12 4 (16.67%) Android
12 4 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (16.67%) Kanban

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 6 (25.00%) nginx
2 2 (8.33%) Node.js
2 2 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MySQL
1 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (20.83%) NoSQL
2 5 (20.83%) Redis
3 3 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.33%) Hudson
2 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (8.33%) FitNesse
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Mercurial
2 2 (8.33%) RSpec
3 1 (4.17%) Calabash
3 1 (4.17%) Appium
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Publishing
3 1 (4.17%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Ruby Developer
2 4 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.17%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Python/Django Developer
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) HTML
2 12 (50.00%) CSS
3 8 (33.33%) jQuery
4 4 (16.67%) RESTful
4 4 (16.67%) Backbone.js
4 4 (16.67%) XML
4 4 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (16.67%) Django
5 3 (12.50%) SOAP
6 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (8.33%) REST
6 2 (8.33%) CSS3
6 2 (8.33%) HTML5
6 2 (8.33%) Play Framework
6 2 (8.33%) Ember.js
6 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.17%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (4.17%) Sinatra
7 1 (4.17%) Sass
7 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.33%) Streaming Video
2 2 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) UNIX
3 4 (16.67%) Android
3 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) TDD
3 8 (33.33%) DevOps
4 6 (25.00%) BDD
5 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
5 5 (20.83%) Scrum
6 4 (16.67%) Kanban
6 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 3 (12.50%) Web Development
8 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 2 (8.33%) Project Management
8 2 (8.33%) OOP
8 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (4.17%) MVC
9 1 (4.17%) OO
9 1 (4.17%) CRM
9 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
9 1 (4.17%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Ruby
2 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) Java
5 4 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (8.33%) VBScript
6 2 (8.33%) C#
6 2 (8.33%) Groovy
6 2 (8.33%) PHP
6 2 (8.33%) Objective-C
6 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.33%) Clojure
7 1 (4.17%) Scala
7 1 (4.17%) Perl
7 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.33%) Varnish
1 2 (8.33%) VirtualBox
1 2 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) Puppet
2 7 (29.17%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (25.00%) Ansible
4 3 (12.50%) Vagrant
5 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Google
2 2 (8.33%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
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