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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 363 327 353
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +26
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 199 231 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.51% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.55% 1.85% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 171 96
Average daily rate
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£428 £400 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +19.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £13.50 £150.00
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -91.00%
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
12810 12466 10858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.20% 27.34% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8464 7964 6952
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £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 174 234 277
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 5 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 5 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 -26 131 £450 +12.50% 69
South East 0 27 £375 +66.66% 16
North West -11 18 £400 +42.85% 3
Yorkshire -25 9 £650 +71.05% 5
West Midlands -10 7 £294 -2.08% 2
East of England +5 4 £388 +14.81% 3
East Midlands +1 2 £269 - 1
South West -14 1 £450 +12.50% 4
Ruby on Rails
UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 432 (99.54%) Ruby
2 245 (56.45%) Agile Software Development
3 194 (44.70%) JavaScript
4 171 (39.40%) CSS
5 167 (38.48%) HTML
6 131 (30.18%) TDD
7 108 (24.88%) Linux
8 105 (24.19%) MySQL
9 102 (23.50%) Git (software)
10 97 (22.35%) Java
10 97 (22.35%) Python
10 97 (22.35%) Scrum
11 85 (19.59%) UNIX
12 79 (18.20%) HTML5
13 77 (17.74%) RSpec
14 71 (16.36%) jQuery
15 68 (15.67%) Web Services
15 68 (15.67%) Sinatra
16 64 (14.75%) BDD
17 61 (14.06%) Open Source
18 59 (13.59%) MongoDB
19 56 (12.90%) AngularJS
20 55 (12.67%) PostgreSQL
21 54 (12.44%) CSS3
22 53 (12.21%) NoSQL
22 53 (12.21%) Django
22 53 (12.21%) Configuration Management
23 51 (11.75%) SQL
23 51 (11.75%) Continuous Integration
23 51 (11.75%) Puppet

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 40 (9.22%) Node.js
2 25 (5.76%) Apache
3 24 (5.53%) nginx
4 15 (3.46%) CMS
4 15 (3.46%) Apache Solr
5 13 (3.00%) Tomcat
6 12 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (1.84%) Orchard CMS
7 8 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.15%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.15%) Confluence
9 4 (0.92%) Alfresco
10 3 (0.69%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.69%) IIS
10 3 (0.69%) JBoss
10 3 (0.69%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.69%) SugarCRM
11 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.23%) Mule
11 1 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 12 (2.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 51 (11.75%) Heroku
2 46 (10.60%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (6.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (2.76%) Amazon S3
6 11 (2.53%) SaaS
7 9 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.61%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.69%) GitHub
9 3 (0.69%) Force.com
10 1 (0.23%) IaaS
10 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.23%) Internet
1 14 (3.23%) HTTP
2 13 (3.00%) LDAP
3 4 (0.92%) VPN
4 3 (0.69%) Firewall
4 3 (0.69%) SSL
4 3 (0.69%) DNS
4 3 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.69%) BIG-IP
4 3 (0.69%) Network Security
5 1 (0.23%) Intranet
5 1 (0.23%) IPv6
5 1 (0.23%) MPLS
5 1 (0.23%) L2TP
5 1 (0.23%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (24.19%) MySQL
2 59 (13.59%) MongoDB
3 55 (12.67%) PostgreSQL
4 53 (12.21%) NoSQL
5 38 (8.76%) Redis
6 31 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (4.15%) Relational Database
7 18 (4.15%) SQL Server
8 11 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.38%) Big Data
10 6 (1.38%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.15%) RavenDB
12 3 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.69%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.46%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.23%) HBase
Development Applications
1 102 (23.50%) Git (software)
2 77 (17.74%) RSpec
3 48 (11.06%) Cucumber
4 28 (6.45%) Jenkins
5 18 (4.15%) Subversion
6 16 (3.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (3.46%) Capybara
8 14 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (3.23%) JUnit
9 11 (2.53%) Selenium
9 11 (2.53%) Grunt
10 10 (2.30%) Visual Studio
11 9 (2.07%) JIRA
11 9 (2.07%) Jasmine
11 9 (2.07%) Mercurial
12 7 (1.61%) Hudson
13 5 (1.15%) Bower
13 5 (1.15%) PhantomJS
13 5 (1.15%) CasperJS
14 3 (0.69%) Maven
General
1 20 (4.61%) Finance
1 20 (4.61%) Marketing
2 13 (3.00%) Advertising
3 7 (1.61%) Banking
4 5 (1.15%) Retail
4 5 (1.15%) Games
5 4 (0.92%) Publishing
6 3 (0.69%) Law
7 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.23%) Electronics
8 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.23%) French Language
8 1 (0.23%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 313 (72.12%) Developer
2 140 (32.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 71 (16.36%) Ruby Developer
4 46 (10.60%) Senior Developer
5 44 (10.14%) Architect
6 30 (6.91%) Java Developer
7 25 (5.76%) Technical Architect
8 21 (4.84%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 18 (4.15%) Front-End Developer
9 18 (4.15%) Lead Developer
10 14 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
11 13 (3.00%) .NET Developer
12 12 (2.76%) Web Developer
13 11 (2.53%) Senior Architect
14 10 (2.30%) Python Developer
15 8 (1.84%) Solutions Architect
15 8 (1.84%) Software Developer
16 7 (1.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 7 (1.61%) Linux Engineer
17 6 (1.38%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (39.40%) CSS
2 167 (38.48%) HTML
3 79 (18.20%) HTML5
4 71 (16.36%) jQuery
5 68 (15.67%) Web Services
5 68 (15.67%) Sinatra
6 56 (12.90%) AngularJS
7 54 (12.44%) CSS3
8 53 (12.21%) Django
9 48 (11.06%) RESTful
10 40 (9.22%) .NET
10 40 (9.22%) REST
11 32 (7.37%) Play Framework
12 31 (7.14%) Sass
12 31 (7.14%) Ajax
13 29 (6.68%) JSON
14 24 (5.53%) XHTML
15 23 (5.30%) Memcached
15 23 (5.30%) Backbone.js
16 21 (4.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (14.06%) Open Source
2 20 (4.61%) Mobile App
3 19 (4.38%) Computer Science
3 19 (4.38%) User Experience
4 13 (3.00%) Statistics
5 12 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (1.61%) Replication
6 7 (1.61%) Mobile Payment
7 6 (1.38%) Social Media
7 6 (1.38%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.38%) NHS
8 5 (1.15%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.92%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.69%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.69%) Streaming Video
10 3 (0.69%) iPhone
11 2 (0.46%) iPad
11 2 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.46%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.46%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 108 (24.88%) Linux
2 85 (19.59%) UNIX
3 25 (5.76%) Windows
4 21 (4.84%) Mac OS X
5 19 (4.38%) Android
6 13 (3.00%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.15%) CentOS
8 3 (0.69%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.46%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.46%) CoreOS
9 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.23%) Solaris
10 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (56.45%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (30.18%) TDD
3 97 (22.35%) Scrum
4 64 (14.75%) BDD
5 53 (12.21%) Configuration Management
6 51 (11.75%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (9.68%) E-Commerce
8 41 (9.45%) Kanban
9 34 (7.83%) Web Development
10 33 (7.60%) DevOps
11 29 (6.68%) OO
12 26 (5.99%) Software Architecture
13 22 (5.07%) MVC
13 22 (5.07%) Software Engineering
14 20 (4.61%) OOP
15 19 (4.38%) Responsive Web Design
16 17 (3.92%) Mentoring
17 16 (3.69%) Web Design
18 13 (3.00%) User Stories
18 13 (3.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 432 (99.54%) Ruby
2 194 (44.70%) JavaScript
3 97 (22.35%) Java
3 97 (22.35%) Python
4 51 (11.75%) SQL
5 33 (7.60%) Scala
6 26 (5.99%) C#
7 25 (5.76%) Bash Shell
8 24 (5.53%) Shell Script
9 21 (4.84%) Perl
9 21 (4.84%) PHP
10 20 (4.61%) Clojure
11 18 (4.15%) PowerShell
12 11 (2.53%) Objective-C
13 10 (2.30%) Groovy
14 8 (1.84%) C
15 7 (1.61%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.61%) Golang
16 6 (1.38%) C++
17 4 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (7.60%) Degree
2 13 (3.00%) VCP4
3 12 (2.76%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.69%) ISEB
4 3 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.61%) QA
2 5 (1.15%) WAI
3 2 (0.46%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 23 (5.30%) Varnish
2 16 (3.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 10 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.61%) VirtualBox
5 6 (1.38%) Docker
6 3 (0.69%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.69%) vCloud
7 2 (0.46%) XenApp
7 2 (0.46%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.46%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.23%) Samba
Systems Management
1 51 (11.75%) Puppet
2 24 (5.53%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (3.23%) Vagrant
4 12 (2.76%) Capistrano
5 10 (2.30%) Ansible
6 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.46%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.46%) logstash
6 2 (0.46%) Mesos
7 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.23%) Nagios
7 1 (0.23%) Graphite
7 1 (0.23%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.23%) Salt
7 1 (0.23%) Kibana
7 1 (0.23%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 31 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (2.53%) VMware
3 8 (1.84%) Oracle
4 7 (1.61%) Google
5 5 (1.15%) Rackspace
6 3 (0.69%) Red Hat
6 3 (0.69%) TIBCO
6 3 (0.69%) F5
7 2 (0.46%) Facebook
7 2 (0.46%) Twitter
7 2 (0.46%) Vyatta
7 2 (0.46%) Brocade
7 2 (0.46%) SAP
7 2 (0.46%) Citrix
7 2 (0.46%) HP
8 1 (0.23%) Apple
8 1 (0.23%) Perforce
8 1 (0.23%) Telerik
8 1 (0.23%) Wall Street Systems
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