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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 172 189 190
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 24 42 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.57% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.37% 1.93% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 23
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £324 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £427 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
+42.00% -
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
1755 2178 2175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.78% 29.59% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1295 1649 1686
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £300
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 12 15 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.49 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.92% -16.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 55 (100.00%) Ruby
2 19 (34.55%) Git (software)
2 19 (34.55%) TDD
3 17 (30.91%) HTML
4 16 (29.09%) CSS
4 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (25.45%) Sinatra
6 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
7 12 (21.82%) Linux
7 12 (21.82%) HTML5
7 12 (21.82%) BDD
8 11 (20.00%) RubyGems
8 11 (20.00%) OAuth2
8 11 (20.00%) OAuth
8 11 (20.00%) SOA
9 10 (18.18%) MySQL
9 10 (18.18%) REST
9 10 (18.18%) CSS3
10 9 (16.36%) Cucumber
11 8 (14.55%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (12.73%) NoSQL
12 7 (12.73%) Java
12 7 (12.73%) Scrum
12 7 (12.73%) RSpec
12 7 (12.73%) Ajax
12 7 (12.73%) JSON
13 6 (10.91%) Subversion
13 6 (10.91%) Marketing
13 6 (10.91%) Open Source
13 6 (10.91%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.64%) nginx
2 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.82%) Confluence
3 1 (1.82%) Node.js
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.82%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SPSS
1 2 (3.64%) Gephi
2 1 (1.82%) GIMP
2 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.64%) GitHub
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) HTTP
2 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.45%) DNS
4 2 (3.64%) SSL
4 2 (3.64%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) MySQL
2 8 (14.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (12.73%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.64%) Redis
5 2 (3.64%) Mahout
6 1 (1.82%) Big Data
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.82%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 19 (34.55%) Git (software)
2 11 (20.00%) RubyGems
3 9 (16.36%) Cucumber
4 7 (12.73%) RSpec
5 6 (10.91%) Subversion
6 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
7 3 (5.45%) JIRA
7 3 (5.45%) Hudson
8 1 (1.82%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.82%) Capybara
8 1 (1.82%) WATIR
8 1 (1.82%) Selenium
8 1 (1.82%) TestPartner
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
1 6 (10.91%) Marketing
2 3 (5.45%) Banking
2 3 (5.45%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.64%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (83.64%) Developer
2 25 (45.45%) Ruby Developer
3 18 (32.73%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 10 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Perl Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Architect
9 1 (1.82%) Applications Architect
9 1 (1.82%) Applications Manager
9 1 (1.82%) Quality Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Principal Architect
9 1 (1.82%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.91%) HTML
2 16 (29.09%) CSS
3 14 (25.45%) Sinatra
4 12 (21.82%) HTML5
5 11 (20.00%) OAuth
5 11 (20.00%) OAuth2
6 10 (18.18%) REST
6 10 (18.18%) CSS3
7 7 (12.73%) Ajax
7 7 (12.73%) JSON
8 5 (9.09%) Django
8 5 (9.09%) jQuery
8 5 (9.09%) XML
8 5 (9.09%) Play Framework
9 4 (7.27%) Web Services
9 4 (7.27%) .NET
10 2 (3.64%) CGI
10 2 (3.64%) Java EE
10 2 (3.64%) FastCGI
11 1 (1.82%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Open Source
2 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.64%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.82%) W3C
4 1 (1.82%) PKI
4 1 (1.82%) Social Media
4 1 (1.82%) iPad
4 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Linux
2 5 (9.09%) UNIX
3 3 (5.45%) AIX
3 3 (5.45%) Solaris
3 3 (5.45%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) TDD
2 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.82%) BDD
4 11 (20.00%) SOA
5 7 (12.73%) Scrum
6 6 (10.91%) OO
6 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.27%) Product Management
8 3 (5.45%) Software Architecture
8 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.64%) Project Management
9 2 (3.64%) Regression Testing
9 2 (3.64%) TOGAF
9 2 (3.64%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.64%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.64%) Analytics
9 2 (3.64%) User Stories
9 2 (3.64%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) Ruby
2 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.73%) Java
4 5 (9.09%) Scala
4 5 (9.09%) SQL
5 4 (7.27%) Perl
5 4 (7.27%) PHP
6 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.64%) C
6 2 (3.64%) R
6 2 (3.64%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.64%) Python
6 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.82%) Groovy
7 1 (1.82%) C++
7 1 (1.82%) VB
7 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.82%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Puppet
1 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle
1 2 (3.64%) JBoss
1 2 (3.64%) F5
1 2 (3.64%) Tableau
2 1 (1.82%) Facebook
2 1 (1.82%) Twitter
2 1 (1.82%) Rackspace
2 1 (1.82%) Citrix
2 1 (1.82%) SAP