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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 327 305 391
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +86
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 267 274 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.57% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.88% 1.96% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 198 144
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.06% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.86% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £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
14204 13991 14537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.92% 29.21% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9175 9166 9070
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
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 201 238 342
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 £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.60 £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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +5 185 £413 +3.12% 56
South East +23 36 £425 -2.85% 10
South West -39 14 £350 -6.04% 1
North West +3 8 £375 +15.38% 6
East Midlands 0 7 £400 -30.43%
West Midlands -22 6 £313 +4.16% 2
East of England -27 6 £350 +7.69% 6
Yorkshire -1 2 £763 +177.36%
North East - - - -
Ruby on Rails
UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 501 (98.24%) Ruby
2 214 (41.96%) HTML
3 208 (40.78%) TDD
4 202 (39.61%) JavaScript
5 200 (39.22%) CSS
6 155 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
7 136 (26.67%) Linux
7 136 (26.67%) BDD
8 129 (25.29%) HTML5
9 110 (21.57%) CSS3
10 102 (20.00%) Git (software)
11 97 (19.02%) MySQL
12 91 (17.84%) Java
13 87 (17.06%) Scrum
14 85 (16.67%) Open Source
15 77 (15.10%) RSpec
16 76 (14.90%) jQuery
17 74 (14.51%) Sinatra
18 71 (13.92%) Cucumber
19 69 (13.53%) OO
20 54 (10.59%) MongoDB
20 54 (10.59%) NoSQL
21 53 (10.39%) Web Services
21 53 (10.39%) Scala
22 52 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
23 51 (10.00%) PHP
24 45 (8.82%) REST
25 44 (8.63%) Ajax
26 43 (8.43%) Finance
27 41 (8.04%) JSON

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 28 (5.49%) Apache
2 24 (4.71%) CMS
3 19 (3.73%) Node.js
4 13 (2.55%) Cloud Foundry
5 10 (1.96%) WebSphere
5 10 (1.96%) WebLogic
5 10 (1.96%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.37%) MQSeries
6 7 (1.37%) Adobe CQ
6 7 (1.37%) Escenic
7 6 (1.18%) nginx
8 4 (0.78%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.39%) Confluence
9 2 (0.39%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.39%) WordPress
9 2 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.20%) SugarCRM
10 1 (0.20%) SAS
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 18 (3.53%) Photoshop
2 15 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.59%) MS Office
4 2 (0.39%) SPSS
4 2 (0.39%) GIMP
4 2 (0.39%) Gephi
5 1 (0.20%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.20%) Summit
1 1 (0.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.69%) GitHub
2 25 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.94%) Heroku
4 13 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (2.55%) Amazon S3
5 8 (1.57%) SaaS
6 5 (0.98%) PaaS
7 4 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.59%) IaaS
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.94%) LDAP
2 11 (2.16%) HTTP
2 11 (2.16%) SSH
3 8 (1.57%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.57%) Internet
4 5 (0.98%) SSL
5 4 (0.78%) DNS
6 2 (0.39%) VPN
6 2 (0.39%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.39%) Network Security
6 2 (0.39%) AMQP
7 1 (0.20%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.20%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.20%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.20%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.20%) PBX
7 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.20%) NetScreen
7 1 (0.20%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (19.02%) MySQL
2 54 (10.59%) MongoDB
2 54 (10.59%) NoSQL
3 52 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
4 36 (7.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 28 (5.49%) Redis
6 25 (4.90%) Big Data
7 16 (3.14%) Hadoop
8 12 (2.35%) SQL Server
9 4 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.59%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.39%) MS Access
11 2 (0.39%) IDOL
11 2 (0.39%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.39%) Mahout
11 2 (0.39%) HBase
12 1 (0.20%) Riak
12 1 (0.20%) DB2
12 1 (0.20%) SimpleDB
12 1 (0.20%) KDB
Development Applications
1 102 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 77 (15.10%) RSpec
3 71 (13.92%) Cucumber
4 21 (4.12%) Jenkins
4 21 (4.12%) RubyGems
5 19 (3.73%) Jasmine
6 16 (3.14%) Subversion
7 14 (2.75%) WATIR
8 10 (1.96%) Karma Test Runner
8 10 (1.96%) Sublime Text
9 9 (1.76%) Selenium
10 7 (1.37%) Capybara
11 6 (1.18%) Hudson
11 6 (1.18%) JIRA
12 5 (0.98%) JUnit
13 2 (0.39%) FitNesse
13 2 (0.39%) Metasploit
13 2 (0.39%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 1 (0.20%) Grunt
General
1 43 (8.43%) Finance
2 25 (4.90%) Games
3 17 (3.33%) Retail
4 15 (2.94%) Marketing
5 11 (2.16%) Advertising
6 10 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.57%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.18%) Publishing
9 4 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.78%) Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Back Office
10 1 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 398 (78.04%) Developer
2 201 (39.41%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 175 (34.31%) Ruby Developer
4 52 (10.20%) Architect
5 50 (9.80%) Senior Developer
6 49 (9.61%) Programmer
7 23 (4.51%) Java Developer
8 22 (4.31%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 21 (4.12%) Front-End Developer
10 17 (3.33%) Technical Architect
11 15 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (1.96%) Web Developer
12 10 (1.96%) Analyst
12 10 (1.96%) Software Engineer
13 9 (1.76%) Enterprise Architect
13 9 (1.76%) Senior Architect
14 7 (1.37%) Senior Java Programmer
14 7 (1.37%) Developer Analyst
14 7 (1.37%) Java Programmer
14 7 (1.37%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (41.96%) HTML
2 200 (39.22%) CSS
3 129 (25.29%) HTML5
4 110 (21.57%) CSS3
5 76 (14.90%) jQuery
6 74 (14.51%) Sinatra
7 53 (10.39%) Web Services
8 45 (8.82%) REST
9 44 (8.63%) Ajax
10 41 (8.04%) JSON
11 35 (6.86%) Django
12 34 (6.67%) Backbone.js
13 31 (6.08%) Sass
14 29 (5.69%) RESTful
14 29 (5.69%) .NET
14 29 (5.69%) AngularJS
15 28 (5.49%) Play Framework
16 25 (4.90%) LAMP
17 24 (4.71%) OAuth
18 23 (4.51%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 85 (16.67%) Open Source
2 34 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 23 (4.51%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.55%) Digital Media
5 11 (2.16%) Online Games
6 5 (0.98%) Visualisation
7 4 (0.78%) Data Integration
7 4 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.78%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.59%) Web 2.0
8 3 (0.59%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.59%) iPad
8 3 (0.59%) Social Gaming
9 2 (0.39%) iPhone
9 2 (0.39%) Social Media
9 2 (0.39%) W3C
9 2 (0.39%) Online Gambling
9 2 (0.39%) Blog
9 2 (0.39%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 136 (26.67%) Linux
2 23 (4.51%) UNIX
3 17 (3.33%) Windows
4 13 (2.55%) Mac OS X
5 10 (1.96%) AIX
5 10 (1.96%) Solaris
5 10 (1.96%) Ubuntu
5 10 (1.96%) Mac OS
5 10 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.57%) Android
7 4 (0.78%) Debian
8 3 (0.59%) CentOS
9 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.20%) OpenSolaris
9 1 (0.20%) Fedora
9 1 (0.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (40.78%) TDD
2 155 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (26.67%) BDD
4 87 (17.06%) Scrum
5 69 (13.53%) OO
6 35 (6.86%) MVC
7 33 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (6.27%) Kanban
9 30 (5.88%) Product Management
10 29 (5.69%) Web Development
11 28 (5.49%) Software Engineering
12 26 (5.10%) Pair Programming
13 25 (4.90%) SOA
14 24 (4.71%) E-Commerce
15 23 (4.51%) OOP
16 20 (3.92%) Software Architecture
17 19 (3.73%) User Stories
18 18 (3.53%) DevOps
19 17 (3.33%) Test Automation
19 17 (3.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 501 (98.24%) Ruby
2 202 (39.61%) JavaScript
3 91 (17.84%) Java
4 53 (10.39%) Scala
5 51 (10.00%) PHP
6 40 (7.84%) SQL
7 33 (6.47%) Python
8 26 (5.10%) C#
9 22 (4.31%) Perl
10 20 (3.92%) Objective-C
11 14 (2.75%) C++
12 12 (2.35%) C
13 11 (2.16%) Golang
14 10 (1.96%) Bash Shell
14 10 (1.96%) CoffeeScript
15 8 (1.57%) Clojure
16 7 (1.37%) Groovy
17 4 (0.78%) R
17 4 (0.78%) MATLAB
18 3 (0.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (6.86%) Degree
2 19 (3.73%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.14%) QA
2 3 (0.59%) COBIT
3 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (2.94%) Varnish
2 3 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.39%) qmail
4 1 (0.20%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.20%) OpenSSH
4 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.20%) Samba
4 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.20%) Snort
4 1 (0.20%) Squid
4 1 (0.20%) Xen
4 1 (0.20%) KVM
Systems Management
1 18 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (3.33%) Puppet
3 14 (2.75%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.20%) Nagios
4 1 (0.20%) Nessus
4 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.20%) Ansible
4 1 (0.20%) logstash
4 1 (0.20%) Graylog2
Vendors
1 20 (3.92%) Rackspace
2 13 (2.55%) Oracle
3 10 (1.96%) JBoss
3 10 (1.96%) Microsoft
4 6 (1.18%) Adobe
5 4 (0.78%) Yahoo!
6 3 (0.59%) New Relic
7 2 (0.39%) Akamai
7 2 (0.39%) F5
7 2 (0.39%) Tableau
7 2 (0.39%) Perforce
7 2 (0.39%) VMware
7 2 (0.39%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.39%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.39%) Cognos
7 2 (0.39%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.20%) SAP
8 1 (0.20%) Sybase
8 1 (0.20%) Cisco
8 1 (0.20%) IBM
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £430 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Aquent
Rate: From £17 to £20 per hour plus bonus and enhanced holiday pay and great
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Rate: From £250 to £260 per day
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London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £525 per day
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London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £525 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £380 - £475 per day
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