The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 308 306 391
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +85
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 281 259 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.56% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.10% 1.97% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 200 128
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £509 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+118.46% +62.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13352 13135 13905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.86% 28.34% 26.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8766 8529 8604
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 278 337
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £20.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Ruby on Rails
UK

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +26 218 £400 - 50
South East +8 30 £428 -10.00% 13
South West -27 11 £344 -1.57% 2
North West -1 9 £375 +15.38% 3
West Midlands -20 4 £313 +4.16% 2
East Midlands -12 3 £400 -30.43%
East of England -26 2 £375 +15.38% 11
Yorkshire -5 1 - - 2
North East - 1 - - 5
Ruby on Rails
UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 515 (98.47%) Ruby
2 226 (43.21%) HTML
3 224 (42.83%) TDD
4 210 (40.15%) JavaScript
4 210 (40.15%) CSS
5 143 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
6 136 (26.00%) HTML5
6 136 (26.00%) BDD
7 126 (24.09%) Linux
8 119 (22.75%) CSS3
9 104 (19.89%) MySQL
10 103 (19.69%) Open Source
11 95 (18.16%) Java
12 94 (17.97%) Git (software)
13 89 (17.02%) Scrum
14 79 (15.11%) jQuery
15 69 (13.19%) Sinatra
16 66 (12.62%) RSpec
17 64 (12.24%) NoSQL
17 64 (12.24%) Cucumber
18 63 (12.05%) PostgreSQL
19 61 (11.66%) MongoDB
20 59 (11.28%) OO
21 57 (10.90%) Web Services
22 55 (10.52%) Scala
23 54 (10.33%) Ajax
24 51 (9.75%) REST
25 50 (9.56%) PHP
26 47 (8.99%) SQL
27 46 (8.80%) Degree

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 32 (6.12%) CMS
2 26 (4.97%) Node.js
3 25 (4.78%) Apache
4 12 (2.29%) Cloud Foundry
5 11 (2.10%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.91%) WebSphere
6 10 (1.91%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.34%) Escenic
7 7 (1.34%) Adobe CQ
7 7 (1.34%) MQSeries
8 4 (0.76%) WordPress
8 4 (0.76%) nginx
9 3 (0.57%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.38%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.38%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.38%) Kentico
10 2 (0.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (3.06%) Photoshop
2 13 (2.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.57%) MS Office
4 2 (0.38%) SPSS
4 2 (0.38%) Gephi
4 2 (0.38%) GIMP
5 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.76%) Magento
2 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.19%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.59%) GitHub
1 24 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (2.10%) Heroku
4 10 (1.91%) Amazon S3
5 8 (1.53%) SaaS
6 6 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (0.96%) PaaS
7 5 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.57%) IaaS
9 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.19%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.06%) LDAP
2 8 (1.53%) SSH
3 7 (1.34%) Internet
3 7 (1.34%) HTTP
4 6 (1.15%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.76%) DNS
5 4 (0.76%) SSL
6 2 (0.38%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.38%) Firewall
6 2 (0.38%) VPN
6 2 (0.38%) AMQP
6 2 (0.38%) Network Security
7 1 (0.19%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.19%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.19%) NetScreen
7 1 (0.19%) PBX
7 1 (0.19%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (19.89%) MySQL
2 64 (12.24%) NoSQL
3 63 (12.05%) PostgreSQL
4 61 (11.66%) MongoDB
5 39 (7.46%) Apache Cassandra
6 35 (6.69%) Redis
7 28 (5.35%) Big Data
8 20 (3.82%) Hadoop
9 16 (3.06%) SQL Server
10 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (0.76%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.38%) IDOL
12 2 (0.38%) MS Access
12 2 (0.38%) Mahout
12 2 (0.38%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.19%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.19%) SimpleDB
13 1 (0.19%) KDB
Development Applications
1 94 (17.97%) Git (software)
2 66 (12.62%) RSpec
3 64 (12.24%) Cucumber
4 24 (4.59%) Jenkins
5 21 (4.02%) RubyGems
6 19 (3.63%) Jasmine
7 17 (3.25%) Subversion
8 12 (2.29%) WATIR
9 8 (1.53%) Karma Test Runner
10 7 (1.34%) Selenium
10 7 (1.34%) Sublime Text
10 7 (1.34%) Capybara
10 7 (1.34%) JUnit
10 7 (1.34%) JIRA
11 5 (0.96%) Hudson
12 2 (0.38%) NUnit
12 2 (0.38%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.38%) Grunt
12 2 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 42 (8.03%) Finance
2 25 (4.78%) Games
3 16 (3.06%) Retail
4 12 (2.29%) Marketing
5 11 (2.10%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.53%) Advertising
7 7 (1.34%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.15%) Publishing
9 5 (0.96%) Banking
10 4 (0.76%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 403 (77.06%) Developer
2 199 (38.05%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 167 (31.93%) Ruby Developer
4 64 (12.24%) Architect
5 47 (8.99%) Senior Developer
6 46 (8.80%) Programmer
7 24 (4.59%) Technical Architect
8 23 (4.40%) Java Developer
9 18 (3.44%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
10 15 (2.87%) Front-End Developer
10 15 (2.87%) Senior Java Developer
11 12 (2.29%) Web Developer
11 12 (2.29%) Senior Architect
12 10 (1.91%) Analyst
13 9 (1.72%) Software Engineer
13 9 (1.72%) Enterprise Architect
14 8 (1.53%) DevOps Architect
14 8 (1.53%) Digital Architect
15 7 (1.34%) Junior
15 7 (1.34%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (43.21%) HTML
2 210 (40.15%) CSS
3 136 (26.00%) HTML5
4 119 (22.75%) CSS3
5 79 (15.11%) jQuery
6 69 (13.19%) Sinatra
7 57 (10.90%) Web Services
8 54 (10.33%) Ajax
9 51 (9.75%) REST
10 45 (8.60%) JSON
11 41 (7.84%) Django
12 35 (6.69%) .NET
13 32 (6.12%) Play Framework
14 31 (5.93%) Sass
15 29 (5.54%) RESTful
16 27 (5.16%) Backbone.js
17 26 (4.97%) AngularJS
17 26 (4.97%) OAuth
18 25 (4.78%) OAuth2
19 21 (4.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 103 (19.69%) Open Source
2 34 (6.50%) Computer Science
3 31 (5.93%) Mobile App
4 13 (2.49%) Digital Media
5 10 (1.91%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.72%) Online Games
7 4 (0.76%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.57%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.57%) iPad
8 3 (0.57%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.57%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.57%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.57%) Web 2.0
8 3 (0.57%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.38%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.38%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.38%) NHS
9 2 (0.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 126 (24.09%) Linux
2 22 (4.21%) UNIX
3 20 (3.82%) Windows
4 11 (2.10%) Android
4 11 (2.10%) Mac OS X
4 11 (2.10%) Solaris
5 10 (1.91%) AIX
6 9 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.53%) Ubuntu
8 7 (1.34%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.57%) CentOS
10 2 (0.38%) Debian
10 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.19%) OpenSolaris
11 1 (0.19%) SUSE
11 1 (0.19%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (42.83%) TDD
2 143 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (26.00%) BDD
4 89 (17.02%) Scrum
5 59 (11.28%) OO
6 45 (8.60%) Kanban
7 41 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (6.88%) Web Development
9 33 (6.31%) MVC
10 30 (5.74%) Product Management
11 29 (5.54%) E-Commerce
12 27 (5.16%) Pair Programming
13 26 (4.97%) Software Engineering
14 25 (4.78%) DevOps
15 24 (4.59%) SOA
16 23 (4.40%) User Stories
17 22 (4.21%) OOP
17 22 (4.21%) Software Architecture
18 20 (3.82%) Configuration Management
19 16 (3.06%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 515 (98.47%) Ruby
2 210 (40.15%) JavaScript
3 95 (18.16%) Java
4 55 (10.52%) Scala
5 50 (9.56%) PHP
6 47 (8.99%) SQL
7 33 (6.31%) Python
8 31 (5.93%) C#
9 26 (4.97%) Perl
10 19 (3.63%) Objective-C
11 12 (2.29%) C++
12 11 (2.10%) C
13 9 (1.72%) CoffeeScript
14 8 (1.53%) Clojure
14 8 (1.53%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.34%) Groovy
15 7 (1.34%) Golang
16 4 (0.76%) MATLAB
16 4 (0.76%) PHP5
17 3 (0.57%) R
Qualifications
1 46 (8.80%) Degree
2 17 (3.25%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.34%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.06%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) SLA
2 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (2.68%) Varnish
2 2 (0.38%) Xen
2 2 (0.38%) qmail
2 2 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.19%) OpenSSH
3 1 (0.19%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.19%) KVM
3 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.19%) Samba
3 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.19%) Squid
3 1 (0.19%) Snort
Systems Management
1 20 (3.82%) Puppet
2 18 (3.44%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.29%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.38%) Nagios
4 2 (0.38%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.38%) Ansible
5 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.19%) logstash
5 1 (0.19%) Graylog2
5 1 (0.19%) Nessus
Vendors
1 23 (4.40%) Rackspace
2 15 (2.87%) Oracle
3 12 (2.29%) Microsoft
4 10 (1.91%) JBoss
5 8 (1.53%) Yahoo!
6 6 (1.15%) Adobe
7 5 (0.96%) VMware
8 4 (0.76%) Google
8 4 (0.76%) New Relic
9 3 (0.57%) F5
9 3 (0.57%) Sony
10 2 (0.38%) Perforce
10 2 (0.38%) Cognos
10 2 (0.38%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.38%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.38%) Cisco
10 2 (0.38%) Mercator
10 2 (0.38%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.38%) Tableau
10 2 (0.38%) Sitecore
Buckinghamshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Rate: COMPETITIVE RATES
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £200 - £201 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 22 days ago