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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 358 345 381
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +36
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 232 219 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.47% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.72% 1.69% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 155 111
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £256 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £33.00 £20.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £13.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -58.46%
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
13504 12995 12697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.24% 27.75% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9391 8465 8103
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 279 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.84 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% -0.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +36 158 £428 +14.00% 39
North West +8 28 £355 +29.09% 6
South East -25 20 £386 +18.84% 4
West Midlands -16 12 £375 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire -17 9 £650 +78.08% 1
North East - 3 - -
East Midlands +4 1 £313 -
East of England -23 1 - - 3
South West - - - - 2
Ruby on Rails
UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 454 (99.13%) Ruby
2 268 (58.52%) Agile Software Development
3 193 (42.14%) JavaScript
4 178 (38.86%) HTML
5 174 (37.99%) CSS
6 157 (34.28%) TDD
7 113 (24.67%) Linux
8 99 (21.62%) Scrum
9 97 (21.18%) Java
10 92 (20.09%) MySQL
11 90 (19.65%) Git (software)
12 86 (18.78%) BDD
13 85 (18.56%) HTML5
14 80 (17.47%) Python
15 78 (17.03%) RSpec
16 71 (15.50%) jQuery
17 70 (15.28%) Sinatra
18 69 (15.07%) Web Services
19 64 (13.97%) Cucumber
20 63 (13.76%) UNIX
21 61 (13.32%) Open Source
22 58 (12.66%) PostgreSQL
23 56 (12.23%) AngularJS
24 55 (12.01%) CSS3
25 54 (11.79%) MongoDB
26 51 (11.14%) NoSQL
26 51 (11.14%) Sass
27 50 (10.92%) OO
28 49 (10.70%) SQL
29 44 (9.61%) Django

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 29 (6.33%) Node.js
2 27 (5.90%) Apache
3 14 (3.06%) nginx
4 12 (2.62%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (2.62%) CMS
5 9 (1.97%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.53%) Orchard CMS
6 7 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.53%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.09%) Confluence
7 5 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.09%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.66%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.66%) JBoss
8 3 (0.66%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.44%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.22%) WordPress
10 1 (0.22%) SugarCRM
10 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (3.28%) Photoshop
2 14 (3.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (1.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.86%) Heroku
2 26 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (4.15%) Amazon S3
4 18 (3.93%) GitHub
5 17 (3.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.09%) SaaS
8 4 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.44%) PaaS
11 1 (0.22%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.22%) Force.com
11 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.37%) HTTP
2 18 (3.93%) LDAP
3 16 (3.49%) Internet
4 10 (2.18%) SSH
5 9 (1.97%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.87%) DNS
6 4 (0.87%) SSL
7 3 (0.66%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.44%) Firewall
8 2 (0.44%) VPN
9 1 (0.22%) PBX
9 1 (0.22%) Intranet
9 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.22%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.22%) Network Security
9 1 (0.22%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.22%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (20.09%) MySQL
2 58 (12.66%) PostgreSQL
3 54 (11.79%) MongoDB
4 51 (11.14%) NoSQL
5 31 (6.77%) Apache Cassandra
6 30 (6.55%) Redis
7 13 (2.84%) SQL Server
7 13 (2.84%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.62%) Big Data
9 9 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (1.75%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.31%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.09%) RavenDB
13 3 (0.66%) HBase
14 2 (0.44%) Apache Hive
15 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
15 1 (0.22%) Neo4j
15 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.22%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 90 (19.65%) Git (software)
2 78 (17.03%) RSpec
3 64 (13.97%) Cucumber
4 20 (4.37%) Jenkins
5 16 (3.49%) Subversion
6 13 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (2.40%) Selenium
7 11 (2.40%) JUnit
8 10 (2.18%) Karma Test Runner
8 10 (2.18%) Sublime Text
9 9 (1.97%) WATIR
10 8 (1.75%) Visual Studio
10 8 (1.75%) JIRA
10 8 (1.75%) Jasmine
10 8 (1.75%) Grunt
11 7 (1.53%) Capybara
12 6 (1.31%) Hudson
13 5 (1.09%) Bower
13 5 (1.09%) Mercurial
13 5 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 25 (5.46%) Finance
2 18 (3.93%) Marketing
3 13 (2.84%) Advertising
4 8 (1.75%) Banking
5 7 (1.53%) Retail
6 5 (1.09%) Games
7 4 (0.87%) Law
8 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.22%) Electronics
9 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 363 (79.26%) Developer
2 166 (36.24%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 98 (21.40%) Ruby Developer
4 48 (10.48%) Senior Developer
5 30 (6.55%) Architect
6 29 (6.33%) Java Developer
7 27 (5.90%) Front-End Developer
8 21 (4.59%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 15 (3.28%) Lead Developer
10 14 (3.06%) .NET Developer
10 14 (3.06%) Web Developer
11 13 (2.84%) Senior Architect
12 12 (2.62%) Technical Architect
12 12 (2.62%) Programmer
13 11 (2.40%) Python Developer
14 7 (1.53%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 7 (1.53%) DevOps Engineer
15 6 (1.31%) Agile .NET Developer
15 6 (1.31%) JavaScript Developer
15 6 (1.31%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (38.86%) HTML
2 174 (37.99%) CSS
3 85 (18.56%) HTML5
4 71 (15.50%) jQuery
5 70 (15.28%) Sinatra
6 69 (15.07%) Web Services
7 56 (12.23%) AngularJS
8 55 (12.01%) CSS3
9 51 (11.14%) Sass
10 44 (9.61%) Django
11 41 (8.95%) RESTful
12 36 (7.86%) Backbone.js
13 35 (7.64%) .NET
14 32 (6.99%) JSON
14 32 (6.99%) REST
15 26 (5.68%) Ajax
16 23 (5.02%) XML
17 22 (4.80%) XHTML
17 22 (4.80%) Play Framework
18 18 (3.93%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 61 (13.32%) Open Source
2 27 (5.90%) User Experience
3 20 (4.37%) Mobile App
4 15 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.18%) Statistics
6 9 (1.97%) Visualisation
6 9 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (1.97%) Digital Media
7 7 (1.53%) Mobile Payment
8 6 (1.31%) Social Media
8 6 (1.31%) NHS
9 5 (1.09%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.87%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.87%) Online Games
11 3 (0.66%) Replication
11 3 (0.66%) Social Gaming
11 3 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.44%) E-Learning
12 2 (0.44%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.44%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 113 (24.67%) Linux
2 63 (13.76%) UNIX
3 15 (3.28%) Mac OS X
4 13 (2.84%) Android
5 10 (2.18%) Windows
5 10 (2.18%) Mac OS
5 10 (2.18%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.09%) CentOS
7 4 (0.87%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.66%) Debian
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.22%) Solaris
9 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (58.52%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (34.28%) TDD
3 99 (21.62%) Scrum
4 86 (18.78%) BDD
5 50 (10.92%) OO
6 33 (7.21%) E-Commerce
6 33 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (6.99%) Kanban
8 27 (5.90%) Web Development
8 27 (5.90%) Configuration Management
8 27 (5.90%) DevOps
9 23 (5.02%) Responsive Web Design
10 22 (4.80%) Mentoring
11 20 (4.37%) MVC
11 20 (4.37%) Software Engineering
12 19 (4.15%) Web Design
13 18 (3.93%) Software Architecture
14 16 (3.49%) Test Automation
14 16 (3.49%) OOP
15 15 (3.28%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 454 (99.13%) Ruby
2 193 (42.14%) JavaScript
3 97 (21.18%) Java
4 80 (17.47%) Python
5 49 (10.70%) SQL
6 35 (7.64%) PHP
7 33 (7.21%) Scala
8 31 (6.77%) C#
9 21 (4.59%) Bash Shell
9 21 (4.59%) Clojure
10 20 (4.37%) Perl
11 17 (3.71%) Objective-C
12 13 (2.84%) Shell Script
13 12 (2.62%) Golang
14 11 (2.40%) C
15 7 (1.53%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.53%) Groovy
16 6 (1.31%) C++
17 5 (1.09%) PowerShell
17 5 (1.09%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (5.68%) Degree
2 16 (3.49%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.09%) WAI
1 5 (1.09%) QA
2 3 (0.66%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (4.80%) Varnish
2 16 (3.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.87%) Docker
5 3 (0.66%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.44%) Samba
6 2 (0.44%) vCloud
7 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.22%) qmail
7 1 (0.22%) XenApp
7 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (4.80%) Puppet
2 17 (3.71%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.75%) Capistrano
4 7 (1.53%) Ansible
5 3 (0.66%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.22%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.22%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.22%) logstash
7 1 (0.22%) Salt
7 1 (0.22%) Kibana
7 1 (0.22%) Bacula
Vendors
1 25 (5.46%) Microsoft
2 7 (1.53%) Oracle
3 6 (1.31%) VMware
4 5 (1.09%) Google
4 5 (1.09%) Adobe
5 4 (0.87%) Rackspace
6 3 (0.66%) F5
6 3 (0.66%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.44%) Apple
7 2 (0.44%) SAP
7 2 (0.44%) HP
7 2 (0.44%) Facebook
7 2 (0.44%) Twitter
8 1 (0.22%) Vyatta
8 1 (0.22%) Brocade
8 1 (0.22%) Telerik
8 1 (0.22%) Citrix
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