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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 122 138 102
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -36
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 4 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.15% 0.065% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.24% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 10
Average daily rate
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£388 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £308 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £368 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £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
754 849 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.35% 27.73% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 482 336
Average daily rate £385 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £266 £200
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 33 35 33
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.65 £26.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 28 April 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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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
Hertfordshire +2 2 £425 +25.92% 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 £379 - 2
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 5 (100.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) Django
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) Product Management
5 1 (20.00%) Scala
5 1 (20.00%) Firebug
5 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (20.00%) WebKit
5 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (20.00%) Ember.js
5 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
5 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
5 1 (20.00%) UNIX
5 1 (20.00%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Alfresco
1 1 (20.00%) Mule
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Firebug
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Django Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Python/Django Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Django
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) WebKit
2 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (20.00%) Ember.js
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Debian
1 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) Product Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) Java