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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 365 328 356
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +28
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 238 253 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.53% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.67% 1.81% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 185 178
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
+42.00% -
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
14258 13964 14703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 29.38% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9377 9158 8924
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 246 347
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.69 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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
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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 -33 154 £450 +12.50% 39
South East +10 28 £420 -14.93% 9
West Midlands -7 14 £278 -7.50% 2
South West -34 13 £350 -8.49% 2
East Midlands +10 8 £425 +14.86%
East of England -27 7 £350 +12.00% 2
North West -6 6 £375 +15.38% 2
Yorkshire +2 4 £550 +100.00%
North East - - - - 2
Ruby on Rails
UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 511 (98.27%) Ruby
2 330 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
3 219 (42.12%) HTML
4 213 (40.96%) JavaScript
5 208 (40.00%) TDD
6 206 (39.62%) CSS
7 145 (27.88%) Linux
8 136 (26.15%) BDD
9 117 (22.50%) HTML5
10 109 (20.96%) MySQL
11 101 (19.42%) Git (software)
12 97 (18.65%) Scrum
13 96 (18.46%) Java
13 96 (18.46%) CSS3
14 84 (16.15%) Open Source
15 81 (15.58%) jQuery
16 78 (15.00%) RSpec
17 70 (13.46%) Sinatra
18 69 (13.27%) OO
19 67 (12.88%) Cucumber
20 63 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
21 56 (10.77%) Web Services
22 54 (10.38%) PHP
23 52 (10.00%) NoSQL
24 46 (8.85%) MongoDB
25 45 (8.65%) Scala
25 45 (8.65%) SQL
25 45 (8.65%) Python
26 39 (7.50%) Backbone.js
27 36 (6.92%) REST

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 30 (5.77%) Apache
2 19 (3.65%) CMS
3 18 (3.46%) Node.js
4 12 (2.31%) Cloud Foundry
4 12 (2.31%) Tomcat
5 10 (1.92%) WebLogic
6 9 (1.73%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.35%) MQSeries
7 7 (1.35%) Escenic
7 7 (1.35%) Adobe CQ
7 7 (1.35%) nginx
8 6 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.77%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.38%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.38%) WordPress
12 1 (0.19%) Confluence
12 1 (0.19%) SugarCRM
12 1 (0.19%) SAS
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 18 (3.46%) Photoshop
2 15 (2.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.58%) MS Office
4 2 (0.38%) SPSS
4 2 (0.38%) GIMP
4 2 (0.38%) Gephi
5 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.19%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.58%) GitHub
2 27 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.27%) Heroku
4 13 (2.50%) Amazon S3
5 11 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (1.54%) SaaS
7 5 (0.96%) PaaS
7 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.58%) IaaS
9 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.46%) HTTP
2 13 (2.50%) LDAP
3 11 (2.12%) SSH
4 9 (1.73%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.35%) Internet
6 5 (0.96%) SSL
6 5 (0.96%) DNS
7 3 (0.58%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.38%) Network Security
8 2 (0.38%) AMQP
9 1 (0.19%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.19%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.19%) VPN
9 1 (0.19%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (20.96%) MySQL
2 63 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
3 52 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 46 (8.85%) MongoDB
5 35 (6.73%) Redis
6 32 (6.15%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (3.27%) Big Data
8 12 (2.31%) Hadoop
8 12 (2.31%) SQL Server
9 8 (1.54%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.38%) MS Access
11 2 (0.38%) IDOL
11 2 (0.38%) HBase
11 2 (0.38%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.38%) Mahout
12 1 (0.19%) Riak
12 1 (0.19%) SimpleDB
12 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 101 (19.42%) Git (software)
2 78 (15.00%) RSpec
3 67 (12.88%) Cucumber
4 21 (4.04%) Subversion
5 20 (3.85%) Jasmine
6 17 (3.27%) RubyGems
6 17 (3.27%) Jenkins
7 11 (2.12%) WATIR
8 10 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
8 10 (1.92%) Sublime Text
9 8 (1.54%) Selenium
10 6 (1.15%) Capybara
11 5 (0.96%) JUnit
11 5 (0.96%) Hudson
11 5 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.58%) JIRA
13 2 (0.38%) Metasploit
13 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 1 (0.19%) Ant
14 1 (0.19%) SpecFlow
General
1 36 (6.92%) Finance
2 25 (4.81%) Games
3 17 (3.27%) Retail
4 12 (2.31%) Marketing
5 11 (2.12%) Advertising
6 7 (1.35%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.96%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.77%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.77%) Publishing
9 3 (0.58%) Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Back Office
10 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 417 (80.19%) Developer
2 201 (38.65%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 177 (34.04%) Ruby Developer
4 54 (10.38%) Senior Developer
5 51 (9.81%) Programmer
6 40 (7.69%) Architect
7 25 (4.81%) Java Developer
8 23 (4.42%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 22 (4.23%) Front-End Developer
10 17 (3.27%) Technical Architect
11 12 (2.31%) Web Developer
11 12 (2.31%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (1.92%) JavaScript Developer
13 9 (1.73%) Senior Architect
13 9 (1.73%) Analyst
13 9 (1.73%) Lead Developer
14 8 (1.54%) Software Engineer
15 7 (1.35%) Senior Analyst
15 7 (1.35%) Java Programmer
15 7 (1.35%) Senior Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (42.12%) HTML
2 206 (39.62%) CSS
3 117 (22.50%) HTML5
4 96 (18.46%) CSS3
5 81 (15.58%) jQuery
6 70 (13.46%) Sinatra
7 56 (10.77%) Web Services
8 39 (7.50%) Backbone.js
9 36 (6.92%) REST
9 36 (6.92%) Ajax
10 34 (6.54%) Django
10 34 (6.54%) .NET
11 33 (6.35%) JSON
12 32 (6.15%) LAMP
12 32 (6.15%) Sass
12 32 (6.15%) AngularJS
13 31 (5.96%) RESTful
14 26 (5.00%) XML
15 21 (4.04%) Spring
16 20 (3.85%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 84 (16.15%) Open Source
2 33 (6.35%) Mobile App
3 24 (4.62%) User Experience
3 24 (4.62%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.12%) Online Games
5 10 (1.92%) Visualisation
5 10 (1.92%) Digital Media
6 5 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (0.77%) Data Integration
7 4 (0.77%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.58%) Web 2.0
8 3 (0.58%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.58%) iPad
8 3 (0.58%) Social Gaming
9 2 (0.38%) W3C
9 2 (0.38%) iPhone
9 2 (0.38%) Online Gambling
9 2 (0.38%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 145 (27.88%) Linux
2 25 (4.81%) UNIX
3 18 (3.46%) Mac OS X
4 16 (3.08%) Windows
5 10 (1.92%) Mac OS
6 9 (1.73%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.73%) AIX
6 9 (1.73%) Solaris
7 8 (1.54%) Ubuntu
8 7 (1.35%) Android
9 4 (0.77%) CentOS
10 3 (0.58%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (40.00%) TDD
3 136 (26.15%) BDD
4 97 (18.65%) Scrum
5 69 (13.27%) OO
6 36 (6.92%) Web Development
7 34 (6.54%) Kanban
7 34 (6.54%) Mentoring
8 33 (6.35%) MVC
9 31 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (5.77%) Product Management
11 26 (5.00%) Software Engineering
12 25 (4.81%) SOA
13 24 (4.62%) Pair Programming
14 23 (4.42%) E-Commerce
15 21 (4.04%) Software Architecture
16 20 (3.85%) Configuration Management
16 20 (3.85%) User Stories
17 19 (3.65%) OOP
18 16 (3.08%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 511 (98.27%) Ruby
2 213 (40.96%) JavaScript
3 96 (18.46%) Java
4 54 (10.38%) PHP
5 45 (8.65%) Python
5 45 (8.65%) SQL
5 45 (8.65%) Scala
6 28 (5.38%) C#
7 25 (4.81%) Perl
8 21 (4.04%) Objective-C
9 11 (2.12%) C++
9 11 (2.12%) Golang
10 10 (1.92%) CoffeeScript
10 10 (1.92%) Bash Shell
10 10 (1.92%) C
11 9 (1.73%) Groovy
12 8 (1.54%) Clojure
13 4 (0.77%) R
13 4 (0.77%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.77%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 35 (6.73%) Degree
2 22 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.12%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.77%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.69%) QA
2 3 (0.58%) COBIT
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.19%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 14 (2.69%) Varnish
2 4 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.38%) Docker
4 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.19%) Samba
4 1 (0.19%) qmail
Systems Management
1 17 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (2.88%) Capistrano
2 15 (2.88%) Puppet
3 3 (0.58%) Ansible
4 1 (0.19%) logstash
4 1 (0.19%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.19%) Nagios
4 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (3.46%) Rackspace
2 12 (2.31%) Oracle
3 11 (2.12%) Microsoft
4 10 (1.92%) JBoss
5 6 (1.15%) Adobe
6 3 (0.58%) F5
7 2 (0.38%) Tableau
7 2 (0.38%) Facebook
7 2 (0.38%) Twitter
7 2 (0.38%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.38%) Perforce
7 2 (0.38%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.38%) Cognos
7 2 (0.38%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.38%) New Relic
8 1 (0.19%) SAP
8 1 (0.19%) Apple
8 1 (0.19%) Citrix
8 1 (0.19%) VMware
8 1 (0.19%) Capita
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