The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 364 334 360
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +26
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 222 238 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.50% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.70% 1.84% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 185 99
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £504 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 £150.00
% change year-on-year
- -52.66%
Ruby on Rails
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13049 12908 11359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.84% 27.30% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8591 8340 7310
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 204 303
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in England

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in England

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Histogram in England

Ruby on Rails
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Ruby on Rails Hourly Rate Trend in England

Ruby on Rails
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
London -33 148 £450 +9.09% 67
South East -11 26 £375 +66.66% 20
West Midlands -3 15 £475 +65.21% 4
North West -12 15 £413 +47.32% 4
Yorkshire -11 11 £650 +71.05% 2
East of England +7 4 £388 +14.81% 3
South West -13 2 £450 +12.50% 2
East Midlands -7 1 £225 -43.75%
Ruby on Rails
UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 451 (99.56%) Ruby
2 242 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
3 199 (43.93%) JavaScript
4 185 (40.84%) CSS
5 183 (40.40%) HTML
6 144 (31.79%) TDD
7 115 (25.39%) MySQL
8 112 (24.72%) Linux
9 106 (23.40%) Java
10 105 (23.18%) Git (software)
11 104 (22.96%) Scrum
12 90 (19.87%) HTML5
13 88 (19.43%) RSpec
14 86 (18.98%) UNIX
15 81 (17.88%) Python
16 80 (17.66%) MongoDB
17 76 (16.78%) jQuery
18 72 (15.89%) Web Services
19 68 (15.01%) BDD
20 67 (14.79%) Sinatra
20 67 (14.79%) AngularJS
21 66 (14.57%) Configuration Management
22 63 (13.91%) CSS3
23 62 (13.69%) Open Source
24 59 (13.02%) PostgreSQL
25 58 (12.80%) NoSQL
26 57 (12.58%) Continuous Integration
26 57 (12.58%) Django
27 55 (12.14%) SQL
27 55 (12.14%) Heroku

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 43 (9.49%) Node.js
2 23 (5.08%) Apache
3 22 (4.86%) nginx
4 15 (3.31%) Apache Solr
4 15 (3.31%) CMS
5 13 (2.87%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (1.77%) Orchard CMS
6 8 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.10%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.10%) Confluence
8 4 (0.88%) Alfresco
8 4 (0.88%) IIS
9 3 (0.66%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.66%) SugarCRM
10 2 (0.44%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.44%) JBoss
11 1 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (2.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 55 (12.14%) Heroku
2 49 (10.82%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (4.19%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (2.87%) Amazon S3
6 12 (2.65%) SaaS
7 9 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.55%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (1.32%) GitHub
10 3 (0.66%) Force.com
11 2 (0.44%) IaaS
12 1 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.22%) ElastiCache
12 1 (0.22%) PaaS
12 1 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.30%) Internet
2 13 (2.87%) LDAP
2 13 (2.87%) Firewall
3 12 (2.65%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.43%) SSL
5 8 (1.77%) HTTP
6 4 (0.88%) VPN
7 3 (0.66%) Network Security
8 2 (0.44%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.44%) DNS
9 1 (0.22%) Intranet
9 1 (0.22%) IPv6
9 1 (0.22%) L2TP
9 1 (0.22%) MPLS
9 1 (0.22%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (25.39%) MySQL
2 80 (17.66%) MongoDB
3 59 (13.02%) PostgreSQL
4 58 (12.80%) NoSQL
5 43 (9.49%) Apache Cassandra
6 32 (7.06%) SQL Server
7 30 (6.62%) Redis
8 16 (3.53%) Relational Database
9 11 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (2.21%) Big Data
11 9 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (1.32%) Oracle Database
14 5 (1.10%) RavenDB
15 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.88%) Hadoop
16 3 (0.66%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
17 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 2 (0.44%) HBase
Development Applications
1 105 (23.18%) Git (software)
2 88 (19.43%) RSpec
3 52 (11.48%) Cucumber
4 28 (6.18%) Jenkins
5 18 (3.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 17 (3.75%) JUnit
6 17 (3.75%) Capybara
7 14 (3.09%) Selenium
8 13 (2.87%) Subversion
9 12 (2.65%) Grunt
10 10 (2.21%) Visual Studio
10 10 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (2.21%) Jasmine
11 9 (1.99%) Mercurial
11 9 (1.99%) JIRA
12 7 (1.55%) Hudson
13 6 (1.32%) Bower
14 5 (1.10%) PhantomJS
14 5 (1.10%) CasperJS
15 4 (0.88%) Maven
General
1 21 (4.64%) Marketing
2 20 (4.42%) Finance
3 13 (2.87%) Advertising
4 9 (1.99%) Games
5 6 (1.32%) Banking
5 6 (1.32%) Publishing
6 3 (0.66%) Law
6 3 (0.66%) Retail
7 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.22%) Electronics
8 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.22%) French Language
8 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 310 (68.43%) Developer
2 140 (30.91%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 79 (17.44%) Ruby Developer
4 60 (13.25%) Architect
5 46 (10.15%) Senior Developer
6 38 (8.39%) Technical Architect
7 28 (6.18%) Java Developer
8 24 (5.30%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 18 (3.97%) Lead Developer
10 17 (3.75%) Senior Architect
11 15 (3.31%) Front-End Developer
12 14 (3.09%) DevOps Engineer
12 14 (3.09%) Digital Architect
13 10 (2.21%) Web Developer
13 10 (2.21%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (2.21%) Full Stack Developer
14 9 (1.99%) DBA
14 9 (1.99%) .NET Developer
15 8 (1.77%) Senior Technical Architect
15 8 (1.77%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (40.84%) CSS
2 183 (40.40%) HTML
3 90 (19.87%) HTML5
4 76 (16.78%) jQuery
5 72 (15.89%) Web Services
6 67 (14.79%) Sinatra
6 67 (14.79%) AngularJS
7 63 (13.91%) CSS3
8 57 (12.58%) Django
9 52 (11.48%) REST
10 50 (11.04%) RESTful
11 45 (9.93%) Ajax
12 43 (9.49%) Play Framework
13 42 (9.27%) .NET
14 40 (8.83%) JSON
15 29 (6.40%) XML
16 27 (5.96%) Sass
17 26 (5.74%) XHTML
18 25 (5.52%) Memcached
19 22 (4.86%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 62 (13.69%) Open Source
2 25 (5.52%) Mobile App
3 21 (4.64%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.97%) User Experience
5 15 (3.31%) Statistics
6 11 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.55%) Mobile Payment
7 7 (1.55%) Replication
8 6 (1.32%) NHS
8 6 (1.32%) Social Media
8 6 (1.32%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.10%) iPhone
10 4 (0.88%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.66%) iPad
11 3 (0.66%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.66%) Streaming Video
11 3 (0.66%) Online Games
12 2 (0.44%) Social Gaming
12 2 (0.44%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 112 (24.72%) Linux
2 86 (18.98%) UNIX
3 35 (7.73%) Windows
4 24 (5.30%) Android
5 18 (3.97%) Apple iOS
5 18 (3.97%) Mac OS X
6 7 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.55%) SUSE
7 6 (1.32%) CentOS
8 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.66%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.44%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.22%) Solaris
11 1 (0.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (31.79%) TDD
3 104 (22.96%) Scrum
4 68 (15.01%) BDD
5 66 (14.57%) Configuration Management
6 57 (12.58%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (10.60%) Kanban
8 41 (9.05%) E-Commerce
9 38 (8.39%) DevOps
10 33 (7.28%) Web Development
11 31 (6.84%) Software Architecture
12 29 (6.40%) MVC
13 21 (4.64%) Mentoring
13 21 (4.64%) OO
14 20 (4.42%) Software Engineering
15 19 (4.19%) OOP
16 16 (3.53%) Product Management
17 14 (3.09%) Pair Programming
17 14 (3.09%) SOA
18 12 (2.65%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 451 (99.56%) Ruby
2 199 (43.93%) JavaScript
3 106 (23.40%) Java
4 81 (17.88%) Python
5 55 (12.14%) SQL
6 42 (9.27%) Scala
7 27 (5.96%) Golang
8 25 (5.52%) C#
8 25 (5.52%) Shell Script
9 24 (5.30%) Bash Shell
10 20 (4.42%) PowerShell
11 19 (4.19%) PHP
11 19 (4.19%) Clojure
12 17 (3.75%) Perl
13 10 (2.21%) Objective-C
14 8 (1.77%) Groovy
15 7 (1.55%) C++
15 7 (1.55%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.10%) C
17 3 (0.66%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (6.84%) Degree
2 12 (2.65%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.66%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.55%) QA
2 5 (1.10%) WAI
3 2 (0.44%) SLA
3 2 (0.44%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 24 (5.30%) Varnish
2 17 (3.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 10 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.77%) Docker
5 7 (1.55%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.88%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.66%) vCloud
8 2 (0.44%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.44%) XenApp
8 2 (0.44%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 54 (11.92%) Puppet
2 25 (5.52%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (3.53%) Vagrant
4 12 (2.65%) Ansible
5 11 (2.43%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.66%) Mesos
7 2 (0.44%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.44%) logstash
7 2 (0.44%) Salt
8 1 (0.22%) Kibana
8 1 (0.22%) Graphite
8 1 (0.22%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (8.61%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.19%) Oracle
3 10 (2.21%) VMware
4 9 (1.99%) Red Hat
5 7 (1.55%) Google
6 6 (1.32%) Rackspace
7 3 (0.66%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.44%) Brocade
8 2 (0.44%) Citrix
8 2 (0.44%) SAP
8 2 (0.44%) F5
8 2 (0.44%) Vyatta
9 1 (0.22%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.22%) Facebook
9 1 (0.22%) Twitter
9 1 (0.22%) Apple
9 1 (0.22%) HP
9 1 (0.22%) Perforce
9 1 (0.22%) Wall Street Systems
9 1 (0.22%) Telerik
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
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Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £400 per day
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London
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City, London
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Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
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Central London / West End
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Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
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North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £485 - £525 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £425 per day + competitive
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Telford
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Rate: £475 - £540 per day
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Surrey
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Oxfordshire
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
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London
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Rate: £380 - £475 per day
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London
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Rate: £380 - £475 per day
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Oxfordshire
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London
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