The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the East of England region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 142 111 123
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +12
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 3 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.099% 0.29% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 1.01% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £395 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
+8.92% +21.73%
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% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
889 693 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.32% 28.96% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 382 436
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 73
Average hourly rate £33.25 £31.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.73 £22.66 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.82 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Ruby on Rails
England

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 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -10 1 £350 - 8
Hertfordshire -10 1 £330 +1.53% 1
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 5 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (20.00%) SAS
4 1 (20.00%) MPEG
4 1 (20.00%) PBX
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) WFM
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) qmail

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (20.00%) SAS
1 1 (20.00%) nginx
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) PBX
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) FFmpeg
1 1 (20.00%) Sass
1 1 (20.00%) LESS
1 1 (20.00%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) MPEG
1 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) WFM
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (20.00%) AWK
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Samba
1 1 (20.00%) qmail
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Teradata