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 24 September 2016 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 413 419 391
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -28
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 216 221 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.42% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.42% 1.45% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 177 172
Median daily rate £430 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £434 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.89% +15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -88.73%
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
15262 15191 14306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.04% 28.79% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10627 10574 9416
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 277 167
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 £17.50 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 24 September 2016.

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 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +30 132 £450 -5.26% 49
Yorkshire +40 35 £425 -1.16% 2
South East +10 20 £363 -14.70% 9
North East -21 14 £475 -2.81%
North West -6 8 £413 +17.85% 7
South West -9 2 £400 -16.88% 2
West Midlands -29 2 £350 -11.11% 3
East of England 0 1 - - 1
East Midlands -7 1 - -
Ruby on Rails
UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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.

1 508 (100.00%) Ruby
2 299 (58.86%) CSS
3 292 (57.48%) HTML
4 282 (55.51%) Agile Software Development
5 220 (43.31%) JavaScript
6 194 (38.19%) HTML5
7 176 (34.65%) CSS3
8 172 (33.86%) TDD
9 158 (31.10%) REST
10 140 (27.56%) Scrum
11 133 (26.18%) Django
12 126 (24.80%) JSON
12 126 (24.80%) Ajax
13 123 (24.21%) Git (software)
14 121 (23.82%) Python
15 119 (23.43%) Java
15 119 (23.43%) Scala
16 115 (22.64%) Play Framework
17 111 (21.85%) Continuous Integration
18 110 (21.65%) Open Source
19 109 (21.46%) PostgreSQL
20 106 (20.87%) MySQL
21 101 (19.88%) Linux
22 99 (19.49%) NoSQL
23 90 (17.72%) Jenkins
24 86 (16.93%) Automated Testing
25 84 (16.54%) Configuration Management
25 84 (16.54%) Front End Development
26 83 (16.34%) Web Development
27 78 (15.35%) Spring

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 44 (8.66%) Confluence
2 20 (3.94%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
4 10 (1.97%) OpenStack
5 8 (1.57%) Apache
5 8 (1.57%) nginx
5 8 (1.57%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.18%) Apache Pig
6 6 (1.18%) SAS
7 5 (0.98%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.79%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.79%) WordPress
9 3 (0.59%) CMS
10 2 (0.39%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.39%) Drupal
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.20%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (1.18%) SPSS
1 6 (1.18%) Stata
2 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Magento
2 2 (0.39%) Exchequer
2 2 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 62 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (6.30%) Heroku
3 29 (5.71%) GitHub
4 17 (3.35%) SaaS
5 11 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (2.17%) PaaS
6 7 (1.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 6 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.79%) IaaS
10 3 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.39%) DigitalOcean
11 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.39%) Linode
11 2 (0.39%) Slack
11 2 (0.39%) Trello
12 1 (0.20%) Google Play
12 1 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 70 (13.78%) HTTP
2 19 (3.74%) Internet
3 7 (1.38%) AMQP
4 3 (0.59%) Network Security
4 3 (0.59%) SSL
5 1 (0.20%) Firewall
5 1 (0.20%) LDAP
5 1 (0.20%) VPN
5 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (21.46%) PostgreSQL
2 106 (20.87%) MySQL
3 99 (19.49%) NoSQL
4 69 (13.58%) MongoDB
5 58 (11.42%) Apache Cassandra
6 48 (9.45%) Relational Database
7 16 (3.15%) Redis
8 15 (2.95%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.57%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.38%) Big Data
10 7 (1.38%) CouchDB
10 7 (1.38%) Data Mining
10 7 (1.38%) MariaDB
11 6 (1.18%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.18%) HBase
11 6 (1.18%) QlikView
11 6 (1.18%) SQL Server
12 5 (0.98%) Neo4j
13 4 (0.79%) Datomic
14 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 123 (24.21%) Git (software)
2 90 (17.72%) Jenkins
3 67 (13.19%) Subversion
4 62 (12.20%) JUnit
5 55 (10.83%) JIRA
6 54 (10.63%) RSpec
7 36 (7.09%) Cucumber
8 31 (6.10%) Capybara
9 24 (4.72%) Selenium
10 17 (3.35%) Vagrant
11 12 (2.36%) Grunt
12 11 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (1.18%) Jasmine
14 4 (0.79%) git-flow
14 4 (0.79%) GitLab
14 4 (0.79%) Maven
15 3 (0.59%) Ant
15 3 (0.59%) Bower
15 3 (0.59%) Mocha
15 3 (0.59%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (6.10%) Finance
2 9 (1.77%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.18%) Banking
3 6 (1.18%) Marketing
4 3 (0.59%) Games
4 3 (0.59%) Retail
5 2 (0.39%) Automotive
5 2 (0.39%) Electronics
5 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.20%) Legal
6 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 375 (73.82%) Developer
2 154 (30.31%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 137 (26.97%) Ruby Developer
4 58 (11.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 40 (7.87%) Java Developer
6 39 (7.68%) Architect
7 33 (6.50%) Full Stack Developer
8 29 (5.71%) Technical Architect
9 27 (5.31%) Senior Developer
10 25 (4.92%) Scala Developer
11 22 (4.33%) JavaScript Developer
12 20 (3.94%) Web Developer
13 18 (3.54%) Senior Ruby Developer
14 17 (3.35%) Lead Developer
15 16 (3.15%) DevOps Engineer
15 16 (3.15%) Digital Architect
15 16 (3.15%) Java Scala Developer
16 15 (2.95%) Software Engineer
17 13 (2.56%) Ruby Engineer
18 12 (2.36%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (58.86%) CSS
2 292 (57.48%) HTML
3 194 (38.19%) HTML5
4 176 (34.65%) CSS3
5 158 (31.10%) REST
6 133 (26.18%) Django
7 126 (24.80%) Ajax
7 126 (24.80%) JSON
8 115 (22.64%) Play Framework
9 78 (15.35%) Spring
10 76 (14.96%) AngularJS
11 69 (13.58%) Guice
12 54 (10.63%) RESTful
13 51 (10.04%) React
14 49 (9.65%) Spring MVC
15 44 (8.66%) Web Services
16 40 (7.87%) jQuery
17 39 (7.68%) Sass
18 26 (5.12%) Ember.js
19 19 (3.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.42%) User Experience
2 26 (5.12%) Mobile App
3 17 (3.35%) Semantic Web
4 13 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.17%) Performance Metrics
6 8 (1.57%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.38%) Fintech
7 7 (1.38%) NHS
8 6 (1.18%) Cloud Native
9 5 (0.98%) Digital Media
9 5 (0.98%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.59%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.39%) Blog
11 2 (0.39%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.39%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.39%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.39%) Social Media
11 2 (0.39%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 101 (19.88%) Linux
2 38 (7.48%) Unix
3 14 (2.76%) Android
3 14 (2.76%) Windows
4 12 (2.36%) Mac OS X
5 6 (1.18%) CentOS
6 5 (0.98%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.98%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.59%) Debian
8 3 (0.59%) SUSE
9 2 (0.39%) Solaris
9 2 (0.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.39%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (55.51%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (33.86%) TDD
3 140 (27.56%) Scrum
4 111 (21.85%) Continuous Integration
5 110 (21.65%) Open Source
6 86 (16.93%) Automated Testing
7 84 (16.54%) Configuration Management
7 84 (16.54%) Front End Development
8 83 (16.34%) Web Development
9 77 (15.16%) Kanban
10 76 (14.96%) MVC
11 63 (12.40%) BDD
11 63 (12.40%) Mentoring
12 60 (11.81%) OO
13 54 (10.63%) Responsive Web Design
14 50 (9.84%) Software Engineering
14 50 (9.84%) Web Design
15 49 (9.65%) OWASP
16 48 (9.45%) Prototyping
17 45 (8.86%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 508 (100.00%) Ruby
2 220 (43.31%) JavaScript
3 121 (23.82%) Python
4 119 (23.43%) Java
4 119 (23.43%) Scala
5 68 (13.39%) C#
6 36 (7.09%) SQL
7 31 (6.10%) PHP
8 22 (4.33%) Go
9 15 (2.95%) Perl
10 13 (2.56%) Shell Script
11 12 (2.36%) C++
12 8 (1.57%) C
13 7 (1.38%) Clojure
13 7 (1.38%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.18%) MATLAB
14 6 (1.18%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.18%) R
15 5 (0.98%) ES6
16 4 (0.79%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 24 (4.72%) Security Cleared
2 14 (2.76%) Degree
3 12 (2.36%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.57%) Disclosure Scotland
1 8 (1.57%) SDET
2 6 (1.18%) QA
3 3 (0.59%) GCP
4 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (6.30%) Docker
2 4 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.59%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.39%) NFS
4 2 (0.39%) Squid
4 2 (0.39%) Xen
5 1 (0.20%) Ceph
5 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (3.74%) Puppet
2 18 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.57%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.79%) Kibana
5 3 (0.59%) Ansible
5 3 (0.59%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.59%) logstash
5 3 (0.59%) Nagios
6 2 (0.39%) OpenNMS
6 2 (0.39%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.39%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.20%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.20%) Marathon
7 1 (0.20%) Mesos
7 1 (0.20%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 73 (14.37%) Google
2 15 (2.95%) Oracle
3 10 (1.97%) Teradata
4 8 (1.57%) Rackspace
5 7 (1.38%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.18%) Informatica
6 6 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.18%) Tableau
7 5 (0.98%) Microsoft
8 4 (0.79%) SAP
8 4 (0.79%) VMware
9 3 (0.59%) Facebook
9 3 (0.59%) IBM
9 3 (0.59%) SaltStack
9 3 (0.59%) Twitter
10 1 (0.20%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.20%) Foundry
10 1 (0.20%) Lotus
10 1 (0.20%) Serena
10 1 (0.20%) Xamarin
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