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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 138 184 166
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -18
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 10 11 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.22% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.01% 0.71% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 29
Average daily rate £425 £475 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £370 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +425.92%
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
988 1541 1717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 31.44% 30.35% 29.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 1248 1267
Average daily rate £456 £425 £442
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.29% -3.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £579 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.37 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.94% -33.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016, 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 21 (75.00%) TDD
3 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
4 13 (46.43%) Scrum
5 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (39.29%) RSpec
6 11 (39.29%) BDD
6 11 (39.29%) Java
6 11 (39.29%) CSS
7 9 (32.14%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (28.57%) Kanban
8 8 (28.57%) Node.js
9 7 (25.00%) Puppet
9 7 (25.00%) Ember.js
9 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 7 (25.00%) Data Protection
9 7 (25.00%) Clojure
9 7 (25.00%) HTML
10 6 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (21.43%) Python
10 6 (21.43%) Degree
10 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
10 6 (21.43%) Cucumber
10 6 (21.43%) Sass
10 6 (21.43%) Docker
11 5 (17.86%) WebDriver
11 5 (17.86%) Selenium
12 4 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
12 4 (14.29%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 8 (28.57%) Node.js
2 4 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 4 (14.29%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.57%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) BigMachines
1 1 (3.57%) Eloqua
1 1 (3.57%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (10.71%) GitHub
3 2 (7.14%) Heroku
4 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.57%) CloudFront
4 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (14.29%) Datomic
2 4 (14.29%) Neo4j
3 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.14%) HBase
4 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) Redis
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) RSpec
2 6 (21.43%) Cucumber
3 5 (17.86%) Selenium
3 5 (17.86%) WebDriver
4 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 3 (10.71%) JUnit
6 2 (7.14%) Appium
6 2 (7.14%) Calabash
6 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 2 (7.14%) Vagrant
7 1 (3.57%) Capybara
7 1 (3.57%) git-flow
7 1 (3.57%) Grunt
7 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
7 1 (3.57%) Mocha
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (3.57%) RubyGems
7 1 (3.57%) Yeoman
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Ruby Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Architect
5 6 (21.43%) Technical Architect
6 3 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Ruby Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Automation Tester
7 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) HTML Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Tester
8 1 (3.57%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) CSS
2 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 7 (25.00%) Ember.js
2 7 (25.00%) HTML
3 6 (21.43%) Sass
4 4 (14.29%) .NET
4 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 4 (14.29%) jQuery
4 4 (14.29%) Kafka
4 4 (14.29%) Spring
5 3 (10.71%) HTML5
5 3 (10.71%) Spring MVC
6 2 (7.14%) CSS3
6 2 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (7.14%) React
6 2 (7.14%) RESTful
7 1 (3.57%) Laravel
7 1 (3.57%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.57%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.29%) User Experience
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.14%) Fintech
5 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Android
1 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) TDD
2 13 (46.43%) Scrum
3 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (39.29%) BDD
4 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (28.57%) Kanban
6 7 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 4 (14.29%) DevOps
7 4 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
7 4 (14.29%) MVC
8 3 (10.71%) OO
8 3 (10.71%) Pair Programming
8 3 (10.71%) SOLID
8 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
9 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 2 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (7.14%) Open Source
10 1 (3.57%) API Development
10 1 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Ruby
2 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
3 11 (39.29%) Java
4 7 (25.00%) Clojure
5 6 (21.43%) Python
6 4 (14.29%) Erlang
6 4 (14.29%) Go
6 4 (14.29%) Scala
7 2 (7.14%) PHP
7 2 (7.14%) SQL
8 1 (3.57%) Apex Code
8 1 (3.57%) C#
8 1 (3.57%) C++
8 1 (3.57%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (3.57%) RubyMotion
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (25.00%) Puppet
3 2 (7.14%) Ansible
3 2 (7.14%) Mesos
4 1 (3.57%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Akamai
1 1 (3.57%) Facebook
1 1 (3.57%) Google
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle
1 1 (3.57%) Rackspace
1 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (3.57%) Siebel
1 1 (3.57%) Twitter
1 1 (3.57%) Zend
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