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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 182 190 191
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 21 35 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.49% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.20% 1.66% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 28
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.73% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £335 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.92% +7.69%
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
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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
1752 2112 2183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.66% 29.50% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1319 1598 1673
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £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 11 14 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.97 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.88% +9.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 16 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 16 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 52 (100.00%) Ruby
2 35 (67.31%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (34.62%) Git (software)
3 18 (34.62%) TDD
4 16 (30.77%) HTML
5 15 (28.85%) CSS
6 14 (26.92%) Sinatra
7 12 (23.08%) Linux
7 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 11 (21.15%) MySQL
8 11 (21.15%) SOA
8 11 (21.15%) OAuth
8 11 (21.15%) HTML5
8 11 (21.15%) RubyGems
8 11 (21.15%) BDD
8 11 (21.15%) OAuth2
9 10 (19.23%) REST
10 9 (17.31%) CSS3
11 8 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (15.38%) Cucumber
11 8 (15.38%) Scrum
12 7 (13.46%) Java
12 7 (13.46%) RSpec
12 7 (13.46%) Open Source
12 7 (13.46%) Ajax
12 7 (13.46%) JSON
12 7 (13.46%) NoSQL
13 6 (11.54%) Django
13 6 (11.54%) Subversion
14 5 (9.62%) Scala

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

For the 6 months to 16 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 (9.62%) Apache
2 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.85%) nginx
2 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.92%) Confluence
3 1 (1.92%) Node.js
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.92%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SPSS
1 2 (3.85%) Gephi
2 1 (1.92%) GIMP
2 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.85%) GitHub
2 1 (1.92%) SaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) HTTP
2 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.77%) DNS
4 2 (3.85%) SSL
4 2 (3.85%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) MySQL
2 8 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (13.46%) NoSQL
4 5 (9.62%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.77%) Redis
6 2 (3.85%) Mahout
6 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.92%) MS Access
7 1 (1.92%) Big Data
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (34.62%) Git (software)
2 11 (21.15%) RubyGems
3 8 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 7 (13.46%) RSpec
5 6 (11.54%) Subversion
6 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
7 3 (5.77%) JIRA
7 3 (5.77%) Hudson
8 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.92%) Capybara
8 1 (1.92%) WATIR
8 1 (1.92%) Selenium
8 1 (1.92%) TestPartner
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (9.62%) Marketing
2 4 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.85%) Advertising
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 43 (82.69%) Developer
2 24 (46.15%) Ruby Developer
3 15 (28.85%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 10 (19.23%) Senior Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Perl Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Architect
9 1 (1.92%) Applications Architect
9 1 (1.92%) Applications Manager
9 1 (1.92%) Quality Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Principal Architect
9 1 (1.92%) Head of Architecture
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) HTML
2 15 (28.85%) CSS
3 14 (26.92%) Sinatra
4 11 (21.15%) OAuth2
4 11 (21.15%) OAuth
4 11 (21.15%) HTML5
5 10 (19.23%) REST
6 9 (17.31%) CSS3
7 7 (13.46%) Ajax
7 7 (13.46%) JSON
8 6 (11.54%) Django
9 5 (9.62%) XML
9 5 (9.62%) Play Framework
10 4 (7.69%) Web Services
10 4 (7.69%) jQuery
11 3 (5.77%) .NET
12 2 (3.85%) CGI
12 2 (3.85%) Java EE
12 2 (3.85%) RESTful
12 2 (3.85%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Open Source
2 5 (9.62%) User Experience
3 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.92%) W3C
5 1 (1.92%) PKI
5 1 (1.92%) Social Media
5 1 (1.92%) iPad
5 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Linux
2 5 (9.62%) UNIX
3 3 (5.77%) AIX
3 3 (5.77%) Solaris
3 3 (5.77%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (67.31%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (34.62%) TDD
3 11 (21.15%) SOA
3 11 (21.15%) BDD
4 8 (15.38%) Scrum
5 5 (9.62%) OO
6 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.69%) Product Management
7 3 (5.77%) Software Architecture
7 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.85%) Project Management
8 2 (3.85%) Regression Testing
8 2 (3.85%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.85%) TOGAF
8 2 (3.85%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.85%) Rapid Prototyping
8 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.85%) Kanban
8 2 (3.85%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) Ruby
2 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 7 (13.46%) Java
4 5 (9.62%) Scala
4 5 (9.62%) SQL
5 4 (7.69%) Perl
5 4 (7.69%) PHP
6 3 (5.77%) Python
7 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.85%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.85%) R
7 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.85%) C
8 1 (1.92%) C++
8 1 (1.92%) VB
8 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.92%) Groovy
8 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.92%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Puppet
1 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle
1 2 (3.85%) JBoss
1 2 (3.85%) F5
1 2 (3.85%) Tableau
2 1 (1.92%) Facebook
2 1 (1.92%) Twitter
2 1 (1.92%) Rackspace
2 1 (1.92%) Citrix
2 1 (1.92%) SAP