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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 334 310 384
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +74
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 260 277 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.57% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.82% 1.93% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 200 147
Average daily rate
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£403 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
+42.00% -
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
14303 14320 14701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.96% 29.36% 27.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9241 9387 9156
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 255 344
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -22 175 £425 +6.25% 44
South East +14 37 £426 -16.82% 12
South West -40 14 £350 -8.49% 1
East Midlands +6 8 £414 +11.82% 1
West Midlands -14 8 £278 -7.50% 4
North West +3 7 £375 +15.38% 3
East of England -26 6 £350 +7.69% 5
Yorkshire +2 3 £725 +163.63% 1
North East - - - -
Ruby on Rails
UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 495 (98.21%) Ruby
2 211 (41.87%) HTML
3 203 (40.28%) TDD
4 199 (39.48%) JavaScript
5 197 (39.09%) CSS
6 155 (30.75%) Agile Software Development
7 134 (26.59%) Linux
8 133 (26.39%) BDD
9 124 (24.60%) HTML5
10 104 (20.63%) CSS3
11 97 (19.25%) Git (software)
12 95 (18.85%) MySQL
13 91 (18.06%) Scrum
14 87 (17.26%) Java
15 85 (16.87%) Open Source
16 78 (15.48%) jQuery
17 75 (14.88%) RSpec
18 73 (14.48%) Sinatra
19 69 (13.69%) Cucumber
20 64 (12.70%) OO
21 53 (10.52%) Web Services
21 53 (10.52%) Scala
22 52 (10.32%) MongoDB
22 52 (10.32%) NoSQL
22 52 (10.32%) PostgreSQL
23 51 (10.12%) PHP
24 44 (8.73%) Finance
24 44 (8.73%) Ajax
24 44 (8.73%) REST
25 41 (8.13%) JSON

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (5.75%) Apache
2 21 (4.17%) CMS
3 20 (3.97%) Node.js
4 12 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
5 10 (1.98%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.79%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.79%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.39%) MQSeries
7 7 (1.39%) Escenic
7 7 (1.39%) Adobe CQ
8 6 (1.19%) nginx
9 4 (0.79%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.40%) Confluence
10 2 (0.40%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.40%) WordPress
10 2 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.20%) SugarCRM
11 1 (0.20%) SAS
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 18 (3.57%) Photoshop
2 15 (2.98%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.60%) MS Office
4 2 (0.40%) SPSS
4 2 (0.40%) GIMP
4 2 (0.40%) Gephi
5 1 (0.20%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.20%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.75%) GitHub
2 26 (5.16%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.78%) Heroku
4 13 (2.58%) Amazon S3
5 11 (2.18%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (1.59%) SaaS
7 5 (0.99%) PaaS
8 3 (0.60%) IaaS
9 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (0.20%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.58%) LDAP
2 11 (2.18%) HTTP
2 11 (2.18%) SSH
3 8 (1.59%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.59%) Internet
4 4 (0.79%) SSL
4 4 (0.79%) DNS
5 2 (0.40%) BIG-IP
5 2 (0.40%) Network Security
5 2 (0.40%) AMQP
6 1 (0.20%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.20%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.20%) VPN
6 1 (0.20%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (18.85%) MySQL
2 52 (10.32%) PostgreSQL
2 52 (10.32%) MongoDB
2 52 (10.32%) NoSQL
3 36 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 24 (4.76%) Redis
5 22 (4.37%) Big Data
6 14 (2.78%) Hadoop
7 12 (2.38%) SQL Server
8 4 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.60%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.40%) MS Access
10 2 (0.40%) IDOL
10 2 (0.40%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.40%) Mahout
10 2 (0.40%) HBase
11 1 (0.20%) Riak
11 1 (0.20%) SimpleDB
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 97 (19.25%) Git (software)
2 75 (14.88%) RSpec
3 69 (13.69%) Cucumber
4 20 (3.97%) RubyGems
5 19 (3.77%) Jasmine
5 19 (3.77%) Jenkins
6 15 (2.98%) Subversion
7 13 (2.58%) WATIR
8 10 (1.98%) Karma Test Runner
8 10 (1.98%) Sublime Text
9 9 (1.79%) Selenium
10 6 (1.19%) Capybara
10 6 (1.19%) Hudson
11 5 (0.99%) JIRA
12 4 (0.79%) JUnit
13 2 (0.40%) FitNesse
13 2 (0.40%) Metasploit
13 2 (0.40%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 1 (0.20%) Grunt
General
1 44 (8.73%) Finance
2 25 (4.96%) Games
3 17 (3.37%) Retail
4 15 (2.98%) Marketing
5 11 (2.18%) Advertising
6 8 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.59%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.99%) Publishing
8 4 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.79%) Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Back Office
9 1 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 394 (78.17%) Developer
2 193 (38.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 177 (35.12%) Ruby Developer
4 50 (9.92%) Architect
5 49 (9.72%) Senior Developer
5 49 (9.72%) Programmer
6 24 (4.76%) Java Developer
7 22 (4.37%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 20 (3.97%) Front-End Developer
9 17 (3.37%) Technical Architect
10 15 (2.98%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (1.98%) Web Developer
11 10 (1.98%) Analyst
11 10 (1.98%) Software Engineer
12 9 (1.79%) Enterprise Architect
12 9 (1.79%) Senior Architect
13 8 (1.59%) JavaScript Developer
14 7 (1.39%) Developer Analyst
14 7 (1.39%) Senior Programmer
14 7 (1.39%) Senior Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (41.87%) HTML
2 197 (39.09%) CSS
3 124 (24.60%) HTML5
4 104 (20.63%) CSS3
5 78 (15.48%) jQuery
6 73 (14.48%) Sinatra
7 53 (10.52%) Web Services
8 44 (8.73%) Ajax
8 44 (8.73%) REST
9 41 (8.13%) JSON
10 37 (7.34%) Backbone.js
11 35 (6.94%) Django
12 31 (6.15%) Sass
12 31 (6.15%) AngularJS
13 30 (5.95%) RESTful
13 30 (5.95%) .NET
14 28 (5.56%) LAMP
14 28 (5.56%) Play Framework
15 25 (4.96%) XML
16 22 (4.37%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 85 (16.87%) Open Source
2 35 (6.94%) Mobile App
3 22 (4.37%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.38%) Digital Media
5 11 (2.18%) Online Games
6 5 (0.99%) Visualisation
7 4 (0.79%) Data Integration
7 4 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.79%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.60%) Web 2.0
8 3 (0.60%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.60%) iPad
8 3 (0.60%) Social Gaming
9 2 (0.40%) iPhone
9 2 (0.40%) W3C
9 2 (0.40%) Online Gambling
9 2 (0.40%) Blog
9 2 (0.40%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.40%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.40%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 134 (26.59%) Linux
2 20 (3.97%) UNIX
3 16 (3.17%) Windows
4 13 (2.58%) Mac OS X
5 10 (1.98%) Mac OS
5 10 (1.98%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.79%) Ubuntu
6 9 (1.79%) AIX
6 9 (1.79%) Solaris
7 8 (1.59%) Android
8 4 (0.79%) CentOS
9 3 (0.60%) Debian
10 1 (0.20%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (40.28%) TDD
2 155 (30.75%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (26.39%) BDD
4 91 (18.06%) Scrum
5 64 (12.70%) OO
6 34 (6.75%) MVC
7 33 (6.55%) Kanban
8 31 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (5.95%) Product Management
10 28 (5.56%) Software Engineering
10 28 (5.56%) Web Development
11 27 (5.36%) SOA
12 25 (4.96%) E-Commerce
13 24 (4.76%) Pair Programming
14 21 (4.17%) Software Architecture
15 19 (3.77%) OOP
15 19 (3.77%) User Stories
16 17 (3.37%) Configuration Management
17 16 (3.17%) Test Automation
18 15 (2.98%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 495 (98.21%) Ruby
2 199 (39.48%) JavaScript
3 87 (17.26%) Java
4 53 (10.52%) Scala
5 51 (10.12%) PHP
6 41 (8.13%) SQL
7 31 (6.15%) Python
8 24 (4.76%) C#
9 21 (4.17%) Perl
10 17 (3.37%) Objective-C
11 13 (2.58%) C++
12 11 (2.18%) C
12 11 (2.18%) Golang
13 9 (1.79%) CoffeeScript
13 9 (1.79%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.59%) Clojure
15 7 (1.39%) Groovy
16 4 (0.79%) R
16 4 (0.79%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (6.55%) Degree
2 23 (4.56%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.18%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.98%) QA
2 3 (0.60%) COBIT
3 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (2.78%) Varnish
2 3 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.20%) Samba
3 1 (0.20%) qmail
Systems Management
1 16 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (2.98%) Puppet
3 14 (2.78%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.20%) Ansible
4 1 (0.20%) logstash
4 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.20%) Nagios
4 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (3.57%) Rackspace
2 12 (2.38%) Oracle
3 9 (1.79%) JBoss
4 8 (1.59%) Microsoft
5 6 (1.19%) Adobe
6 2 (0.40%) Cognos
6 2 (0.40%) Business Objects
6 2 (0.40%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.40%) Perforce
6 2 (0.40%) Yahoo!
6 2 (0.40%) F5
6 2 (0.40%) Tableau
6 2 (0.40%) New Relic
7 1 (0.20%) Facebook
7 1 (0.20%) Twitter
7 1 (0.20%) Capita
7 1 (0.20%) Mercator
7 1 (0.20%) SAP
7 1 (0.20%) Citrix
7 1 (0.20%) Red Hat
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: Up to £650 per day
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Mortimer Spinks
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Explore Recruitment Solutions
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e-Recruiter
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