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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 135 143 114
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -29
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 10 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.099% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.20% 0.33% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 5
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +118.46%
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
836 907 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.86% 29.89% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 568 381
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 44
Average hourly rate £37.45 £35.00 £29.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% +16.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £20.40 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.72 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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
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 29 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
Essex - 7 £583 -
Cambridgeshire -3 3 £425 +21.42%
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Ruby
2 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) Ajax
2 8 (57.14%) Django
2 8 (57.14%) JSON
2 8 (57.14%) Scala
2 8 (57.14%) HTML5
2 8 (57.14%) REST
2 8 (57.14%) Play Framework
3 7 (50.00%) CSS3
3 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (50.00%) CSS
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (42.86%) TDD
4 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 5 (35.71%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (35.71%) Open Source
5 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
6 4 (28.57%) Web Design
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) UNIX
6 4 (28.57%) Mac OS X
7 3 (21.43%) Middleware
7 3 (21.43%) SOA
7 3 (21.43%) HTTP
7 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 3 (21.43%) Subversion
7 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Alfresco
1 1 (7.14%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) HTTP
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) Neo4j
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Subversion
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) RSpec
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Ruby Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Ajax
1 8 (57.14%) JSON
1 8 (57.14%) Django
1 8 (57.14%) HTML5
1 8 (57.14%) REST
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) Play Framework
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (21.43%) Middleware
4 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 2 (14.29%) JAX-RS
5 1 (7.14%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
1 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (28.57%) UNIX
2 4 (28.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) TDD
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
1 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (35.71%) Open Source
2 5 (35.71%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
3 4 (28.57%) Web Design
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) SOA
4 3 (21.43%) Kanban
4 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
4 3 (21.43%) User Stories
4 3 (21.43%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) Coaching
5 2 (14.29%) Critical Success Factor
5 2 (14.29%) API Design
5 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Ruby
2 8 (57.14%) Scala
2 8 (57.14%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
1 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) WSO2