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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 386 382 325
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -57
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 257 250 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.48% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.75% 1.73% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 194 218
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £352 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £622 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 - £71.00
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
14722 14473 13373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.49% 28.06% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10390 9929 8794
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 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 209 191
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.63 £18.00 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 July 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 July 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 -16 154 £425 -5.55% 70
South East +34 50 £425 -5.55% 14
Yorkshire +8 18 £425 -5.55% 5
South West +1 9 £333 -19.39% 2
North West -14 6 £413 +21.32% 3
East Midlands - 6 £525 -
North East -52 5 £425 -34.61% 2
East of England +11 4 £444 -11.25% 1
West Midlands -27 1 £313 -16.66% 5
Ruby on Rails
UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 517 (100.00%) Ruby
2 303 (58.61%) CSS
3 302 (58.41%) Agile Software Development
4 296 (57.25%) HTML
5 216 (41.78%) JavaScript
6 203 (39.26%) HTML5
7 187 (36.17%) TDD
8 177 (34.24%) Java
8 177 (34.24%) CSS3
9 157 (30.37%) Python
10 148 (28.63%) REST
11 147 (28.43%) Git (software)
11 147 (28.43%) Scrum
12 143 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
13 141 (27.27%) Open Source
14 134 (25.92%) Django
15 133 (25.73%) Scala
16 128 (24.76%) JSON
17 121 (23.40%) Play Framework
18 119 (23.02%) Jenkins
19 115 (22.24%) Ajax
20 111 (21.47%) Linux
21 108 (20.89%) HTTP
21 108 (20.89%) Automated Testing
22 104 (20.12%) Web Development
23 101 (19.54%) Spring
24 98 (18.96%) Subversion
25 95 (18.38%) JUnit
26 93 (17.99%) Google
27 91 (17.60%) Guice

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 61 (11.80%) Confluence
2 19 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (2.90%) Cloud Foundry
4 12 (2.32%) Apache Pig
4 12 (2.32%) OpenStack
4 12 (2.32%) SAS
5 9 (1.74%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.55%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.97%) Apache
7 5 (0.97%) CMS
7 5 (0.97%) nginx
8 3 (0.58%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.58%) WordPress
9 2 (0.39%) Drupal
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.19%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.19%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (2.32%) SPSS
1 12 (2.32%) Stata
2 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.97%) Magento
2 2 (0.39%) BigMachines
2 2 (0.39%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.39%) Exchequer
2 2 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 60 (11.61%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (4.84%) Heroku
3 21 (4.06%) GitHub
4 17 (3.29%) SaaS
5 11 (2.13%) PaaS
6 9 (1.74%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (1.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 6 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (0.77%) IaaS
10 3 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.19%) Bluemix
12 1 (0.19%) Google Play
12 1 (0.19%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 108 (20.89%) HTTP
2 13 (2.51%) Internet
3 7 (1.35%) AMQP
4 2 (0.39%) DNS
4 2 (0.39%) Network Security
5 1 (0.19%) Firewall
5 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.19%) LDAP
5 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (16.05%) MySQL
2 82 (15.86%) PostgreSQL
3 74 (14.31%) NoSQL
4 65 (12.57%) Relational Database
5 59 (11.41%) MongoDB
6 40 (7.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 16 (3.09%) Redis
8 14 (2.71%) Big Data
8 14 (2.71%) CouchDB
9 13 (2.51%) Data Mining
9 13 (2.51%) Hadoop
10 12 (2.32%) Apache Hive
10 12 (2.32%) HBase
10 12 (2.32%) Neo4j
10 12 (2.32%) QlikView
10 12 (2.32%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.74%) SQL Server
12 8 (1.55%) Datomic
13 7 (1.35%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 147 (28.43%) Git (software)
2 119 (23.02%) Jenkins
3 98 (18.96%) Subversion
4 95 (18.38%) JUnit
5 62 (11.99%) JIRA
6 54 (10.44%) RSpec
7 35 (6.77%) Selenium
8 33 (6.38%) Cucumber
9 32 (6.19%) Capybara
10 16 (3.09%) Grunt
10 16 (3.09%) Jasmine
11 14 (2.71%) Vagrant
12 10 (1.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (1.55%) git-flow
13 8 (1.55%) Mocha
14 6 (1.16%) Visual Studio
15 4 (0.77%) gulp
15 4 (0.77%) Karma Test Runner
16 3 (0.58%) Bower
16 3 (0.58%) Protractor
General
1 39 (7.54%) Finance
2 11 (2.13%) Banking
2 11 (2.13%) Marketing
3 8 (1.55%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.35%) Legal
5 4 (0.77%) Games
6 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.58%) Retail
7 2 (0.39%) Electronics
7 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.19%) Advertising
8 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 404 (78.14%) Developer
2 151 (29.21%) Ruby Developer
3 147 (28.43%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 58 (11.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 51 (9.86%) Java Developer
6 50 (9.67%) Scala Developer
7 31 (6.00%) Architect
8 29 (5.61%) Senior Developer
9 28 (5.42%) Technical Architect
10 27 (5.22%) Software Developer
11 26 (5.03%) Full Stack Developer
11 26 (5.03%) Java Scala Developer
12 22 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
13 21 (4.06%) Lead Developer
14 20 (3.87%) C# Developer
15 19 (3.68%) DevOps Engineer
16 18 (3.48%) Senior Ruby Developer
16 18 (3.48%) Web Developer
17 17 (3.29%) Agile Developer
18 14 (2.71%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (58.61%) CSS
2 296 (57.25%) HTML
3 203 (39.26%) HTML5
4 177 (34.24%) CSS3
5 148 (28.63%) REST
6 134 (25.92%) Django
7 128 (24.76%) JSON
8 121 (23.40%) Play Framework
9 115 (22.24%) Ajax
10 101 (19.54%) Spring
11 91 (17.60%) Guice
12 63 (12.19%) RESTful
13 60 (11.61%) AngularJS
14 53 (10.25%) Sass
14 53 (10.25%) Spring MVC
15 41 (7.93%) React
16 37 (7.16%) jQuery
17 32 (6.19%) Web Services
18 28 (5.42%) .NET
19 24 (4.64%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 65 (12.57%) User Experience
2 24 (4.64%) Mobile App
3 21 (4.06%) Performance Metrics
4 18 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.74%) Algorithms
6 9 (1.74%) Semantic Web
7 7 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.35%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.16%) Cloud Native
9 4 (0.77%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.77%) Fintech
10 2 (0.39%) Blog
10 2 (0.39%) NHS
10 2 (0.39%) Online Games
10 2 (0.39%) Social Media
11 1 (0.19%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.19%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.19%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.19%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 111 (21.47%) Linux
2 58 (11.22%) Unix
3 33 (6.38%) Mac OS X
4 17 (3.29%) Android
4 17 (3.29%) Windows
5 6 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (0.77%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.77%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.58%) CentOS
8 3 (0.58%) Debian
8 3 (0.58%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (58.41%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (36.17%) TDD
3 147 (28.43%) Scrum
4 143 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
5 141 (27.27%) Open Source
6 108 (20.89%) Automated Testing
7 104 (20.12%) Web Development
8 90 (17.41%) Configuration Management
9 88 (17.02%) MVC
10 85 (16.44%) Responsive Web Design
11 81 (15.67%) Web Design
12 80 (15.47%) Front End Development
13 71 (13.73%) BDD
14 69 (13.35%) Mentoring
14 69 (13.35%) OWASP
15 63 (12.19%) OO
16 46 (8.90%) Kanban
17 44 (8.51%) DevOps
18 39 (7.54%) Line Management
19 36 (6.96%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 517 (100.00%) Ruby
2 216 (41.78%) JavaScript
3 177 (34.24%) Java
4 157 (30.37%) Python
5 133 (25.73%) Scala
6 85 (16.44%) C#
7 47 (9.09%) SQL
8 38 (7.35%) PHP
9 24 (4.64%) Go
9 24 (4.64%) Shell Script
10 23 (4.45%) Perl
11 18 (3.48%) C++
12 14 (2.71%) C
13 12 (2.32%) Clojure
13 12 (2.32%) MATLAB
13 12 (2.32%) PL/SQL
13 12 (2.32%) PowerShell
13 12 (2.32%) R
14 9 (1.74%) Erlang
15 7 (1.35%) ES6
Qualifications
1 27 (5.22%) Security Cleared
2 17 (3.29%) Degree
3 14 (2.71%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
1 6 (1.16%) SDET
2 5 (0.97%) QA
3 1 (0.19%) GCP
System Software
1 25 (4.84%) Docker
2 1 (0.19%) Ceph
2 1 (0.19%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 28 (5.42%) Puppet
2 16 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.35%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.58%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.39%) Mesos
6 1 (0.19%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.19%) Nagios
Vendors
1 93 (17.99%) Google
2 28 (5.42%) Oracle
3 14 (2.71%) Teradata
4 12 (2.32%) Informatica
4 12 (2.32%) Tableau
5 11 (2.13%) Red Hat
6 10 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.55%) Rackspace
8 4 (0.77%) SAP
9 3 (0.58%) Microsoft
9 3 (0.58%) Serena
10 2 (0.39%) Facebook
10 2 (0.39%) Siebel
10 2 (0.39%) Twitter
11 1 (0.19%) Adobe
11 1 (0.19%) Apple
11 1 (0.19%) Citrix
11 1 (0.19%) Foundry
11 1 (0.19%) IBM
11 1 (0.19%) VMware
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