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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
UK / England
Rank 362 416 383
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -33
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 225 187 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.54% 0.39% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.73% 1.36% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 140 163
Median daily rate £425 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

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
13026 13752 12968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.48% 28.79% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9123 9582 8672
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 236 177
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £59.33 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Ruby on Rails as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +64 131 £425 - 53
North East +28 37 £350 - 1
Yorkshire +10 15 £550 +57.14% 10
South East -16 13 £410 +2.50% 16
West Midlands +13 10 £525 +50.00%
East of England -3 5 £550 +7.31% 3
Midlands - 5 £600 -
South West -12 3 £550 +57.14% 2
North West +15 2 £381 +1.66% 5
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
Ruby on Rails
UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 453 (99.78%) Ruby
2 271 (59.69%) Agile Software Development
3 268 (59.03%) HTML
4 262 (57.71%) CSS
5 221 (48.68%) JavaScript
6 192 (42.29%) HTML5
7 160 (35.24%) CSS3
8 153 (33.70%) REST
9 150 (33.04%) TDD
10 147 (32.38%) Java
11 131 (28.85%) Django
11 131 (28.85%) JSON
12 130 (28.63%) Git (software)
13 126 (27.75%) Scala
13 126 (27.75%) Play Framework
14 119 (26.21%) Ajax
15 108 (23.79%) Open Source
16 102 (22.47%) Scrum
17 98 (21.59%) PostgreSQL
17 98 (21.59%) MySQL
18 95 (20.93%) Python
19 87 (19.16%) Automated Testing
20 86 (18.94%) Spring
21 80 (17.62%) Linux
21 80 (17.62%) MVC
22 79 (17.40%) NoSQL
23 76 (16.74%) C#
24 73 (16.08%) Web Development
25 72 (15.86%) Configuration Management
26 70 (15.42%) Google

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 45 (9.91%) Confluence
2 16 (3.52%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (3.08%) Apache
4 10 (2.20%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.54%) CMS
5 7 (1.54%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.88%) Drupal
7 3 (0.66%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.44%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.44%) Moodle
8 2 (0.44%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.22%) IIS
9 1 (0.22%) JBoss
9 1 (0.22%) nginx
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (0.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.66%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 67 (14.76%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (7.27%) Heroku
3 30 (6.61%) GitHub
4 26 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.10%) Google Analytics
5 5 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.88%) SaaS
7 3 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.44%) Trello
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 59 (13.00%) HTTP
2 19 (4.19%) Internet
3 4 (0.88%) Network Security
3 4 (0.88%) SSL
4 2 (0.44%) Firewall
5 1 (0.22%) Broadband
5 1 (0.22%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.22%) LDAP
5 1 (0.22%) Skype
5 1 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (21.59%) MySQL
1 98 (21.59%) PostgreSQL
2 79 (17.40%) NoSQL
3 69 (15.20%) MongoDB
4 57 (12.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 55 (12.11%) Relational Database
6 9 (1.98%) Big Data
7 8 (1.76%) Redis
8 6 (1.32%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (0.88%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.66%) QlikView
10 3 (0.66%) SQL Server
11 2 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.44%) BigQuery
11 2 (0.44%) HBase
11 2 (0.44%) Presto
11 2 (0.44%) SimpleDB
12 1 (0.22%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 130 (28.63%) Git (software)
2 69 (15.20%) JIRA
3 58 (12.78%) Subversion
4 57 (12.56%) Jenkins
5 48 (10.57%) JUnit
5 48 (10.57%) RSpec
6 42 (9.25%) Cucumber
7 13 (2.86%) Vagrant
8 10 (2.20%) Capybara
9 9 (1.98%) Selenium
10 6 (1.32%) git-flow
10 6 (1.32%) Travis CI
11 5 (1.10%) Gradle
12 4 (0.88%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.66%) Maven
14 2 (0.44%) Artifactory
14 2 (0.44%) Bitbucket
14 2 (0.44%) Bundler
14 2 (0.44%) Calabash
14 2 (0.44%) GitLab
General
1 35 (7.71%) Games
2 30 (6.61%) Marketing
3 29 (6.39%) Finance
4 20 (4.41%) Back Office
5 11 (2.42%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.20%) Electronics
6 10 (2.20%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.76%) Publishing
8 3 (0.66%) Retail
9 1 (0.22%) Advertising
9 1 (0.22%) Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 331 (72.91%) Developer
2 139 (30.62%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 114 (25.11%) Ruby Developer
4 58 (12.78%) Architect
5 53 (11.67%) Java Developer
6 49 (10.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 44 (9.69%) Technical Architect
8 39 (8.59%) Scala Developer
9 29 (6.39%) Digital Architect
10 26 (5.73%) Digital Technical Architect
11 24 (5.29%) Full Stack Developer
12 22 (4.85%) Java Scala Developer
12 22 (4.85%) JavaScript Developer
13 18 (3.96%) Web Developer
14 16 (3.52%) Agile Developer
15 13 (2.86%) Lead Developer
16 12 (2.64%) C# Developer
17 11 (2.42%) Agile Java Developer
17 11 (2.42%) Games Developer
17 11 (2.42%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (59.03%) HTML
2 262 (57.71%) CSS
3 192 (42.29%) HTML5
4 160 (35.24%) CSS3
5 153 (33.70%) REST
6 131 (28.85%) Django
6 131 (28.85%) JSON
7 126 (27.75%) Play Framework
8 119 (26.21%) Ajax
9 86 (18.94%) Spring
10 66 (14.54%) Spring MVC
11 64 (14.10%) Guice
12 62 (13.66%) AngularJS
13 55 (12.11%) RESTful
14 51 (11.23%) Web Services
15 49 (10.79%) Sass
16 47 (10.35%) jQuery
17 39 (8.59%) React
18 36 (7.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 22 (4.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.01%) User Experience
2 25 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.64%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.42%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (1.98%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.76%) NHS
6 8 (1.76%) Online Games
6 8 (1.76%) Semantic Web
7 7 (1.54%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.32%) Fintech
9 5 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.10%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.88%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.88%) Social Media
11 2 (0.44%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.44%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.44%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.44%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.22%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 80 (17.62%) Linux
2 30 (6.61%) Unix
3 7 (1.54%) Mac OS X
3 7 (1.54%) Windows
4 5 (1.10%) Android
4 5 (1.10%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.66%) Solaris
5 3 (0.66%) SUSE
5 3 (0.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.22%) CentOS
7 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (59.69%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (33.04%) TDD
3 108 (23.79%) Open Source
4 102 (22.47%) Scrum
5 87 (19.16%) Automated Testing
6 80 (17.62%) MVC
7 73 (16.08%) Web Development
8 72 (15.86%) Configuration Management
9 70 (15.42%) Continuous Integration
10 64 (14.10%) BDD
11 54 (11.89%) OO
11 54 (11.89%) Responsive Web Design
12 53 (11.67%) Web Design
13 52 (11.45%) Front End Development
14 51 (11.23%) Kanban
15 48 (10.57%) Software Engineering
16 43 (9.47%) OWASP
17 39 (8.59%) Microservices
18 33 (7.27%) DevOps
19 30 (6.61%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 453 (99.78%) Ruby
2 221 (48.68%) JavaScript
3 147 (32.38%) Java
4 126 (27.75%) Scala
5 95 (20.93%) Python
6 76 (16.74%) C#
7 43 (9.47%) SQL
8 22 (4.85%) Go
9 20 (4.41%) PHP
10 8 (1.76%) C++
11 7 (1.54%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.54%) Perl
12 5 (1.10%) XPath
13 4 (0.88%) CoffeeScript
14 3 (0.66%) C
14 3 (0.66%) Elixir
14 3 (0.66%) R
15 2 (0.44%) Clojure
15 2 (0.44%) Erlang
15 2 (0.44%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 24 (5.29%) Security Cleared
2 13 (2.86%) Degree
3 10 (2.20%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.22%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.54%) QA
2 5 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.44%) GCP
4 1 (0.22%) SDET
System Software
1 57 (12.56%) Docker
2 9 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.66%) NFS
4 3 (0.66%) Squid
5 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.22%) HDFS
5 1 (0.22%) vCloud
5 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (2.42%) Puppet
3 9 (1.98%) Terraform
4 7 (1.54%) Ansible
5 3 (0.66%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.66%) Salt
6 2 (0.44%) Kibana
6 2 (0.44%) logstash
6 2 (0.44%) Mesos
6 2 (0.44%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.22%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.22%) Marathon
7 1 (0.22%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 70 (15.42%) Google
2 23 (5.07%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.30%) Apigee
4 13 (2.86%) SAP
5 7 (1.54%) Oracle
6 5 (1.10%) VMware
7 4 (0.88%) Facebook
8 3 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.66%) Tableau
9 2 (0.44%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.44%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.44%) Teradata
9 2 (0.44%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.22%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.22%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.22%) Informatica
10 1 (0.22%) Twitter
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