The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 121 121 137
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 8 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.35% 0.31% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.20% 1.16% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 2
Median daily rate £513 £500 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £410 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £559 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £370 £380
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
Ruby on Rails
England

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 East of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
667 692 899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.45% 26.88% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 452 594
Median daily rate £375 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 35 22
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £31.00 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.42 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Ruby on Rails as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the East of England region.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Ruby on Rails
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the East of England region.

Ruby on Rails Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Ruby on Rails
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +1 3 £550 +7.31% 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £500 - 3
Cambridgeshire +1 1 £350 -17.64%
Norfolk - 1 - -
Ruby on Rails
England

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 10 (100.00%) Ruby
2 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) TDD
3 7 (70.00%) Scrum
4 6 (60.00%) HTML
4 6 (60.00%) CSS
5 5 (50.00%) Java
5 5 (50.00%) MySQL
5 5 (50.00%) Pair Programming
5 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (50.00%) Workflow
5 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (50.00%) SDLC
6 4 (40.00%) Line Management
6 4 (40.00%) Kanban
6 4 (40.00%) BDD
7 3 (30.00%) Electronics
7 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
7 3 (30.00%) SAP
7 3 (30.00%) SOA
7 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (30.00%) Middleware
7 3 (30.00%) XSLT
7 3 (30.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (30.00%) Marketing
7 3 (30.00%) XPath

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Electronics
2 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (30.00%) Marketing
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Lead Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Ruby Developer
3 3 (30.00%) SOA Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) JSON
2 3 (30.00%) Middleware
2 3 (30.00%) Play Framework
2 3 (30.00%) RESTful
2 3 (30.00%) Swagger
2 3 (30.00%) XSLT
3 1 (10.00%) Django
3 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
2 7 (70.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 5 (50.00%) SDLC
3 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) Workflow
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) Kanban
4 4 (40.00%) Line Management
5 3 (30.00%) API Design
5 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (30.00%) Open Source
5 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (30.00%) SOA
6 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
6 1 (10.00%) MVC
6 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Ruby
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) XPath
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Appcelerator
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