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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 139 114 130
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +16
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 3 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.10% 0.53% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 1.82% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 7
Average daily rate
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£363 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.11% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £168 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £330 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £319
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +53.84%
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
878 714 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.52% 29.24% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 378 432
Average daily rate £400 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 51 44
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £12.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £43.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -13 2 £363 +7.40% 2
Norfolk - 1 - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 9 (100.00%) Ruby
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) PHP
3 5 (55.56%) OO
3 5 (55.56%) Ember.js
4 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) Open Source
5 3 (33.33%) HTML5
5 3 (33.33%) CSS3
5 3 (33.33%) Backbone.js
5 3 (33.33%) Sass
5 3 (33.33%) LESS
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) MVC
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) User Experience
6 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 2 (22.22%) Advertising
6 2 (22.22%) Debian
6 2 (22.22%) Apache
6 2 (22.22%) Python
6 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (22.22%) Django
6 2 (22.22%) WebKit
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Firebug
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) SAS
2 1 (11.11%) nginx
2 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) PBX
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Firebug
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (22.22%) Advertising
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Python Developer
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Django Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Python/Django Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) Ember.js
3 3 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 3 (33.33%) Sass
3 3 (33.33%) LESS
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) Django
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) WebKit
5 1 (11.11%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Open Source
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) MPEG
3 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Debian
2 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
3 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) WFM
4 1 (11.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Ruby
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (11.11%) AWK
5 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 1 (11.11%) sed
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Samba
1 1 (11.11%) qmail
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Bacula
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe