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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 421 393 351
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -42
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 175 204 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.43% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.29% 1.60% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 155 173
Average daily rate £375 £428 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +13.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +425.92%
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
13519 12732 12319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.65% 27.04% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9470 8568 7886
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 179 254
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.28 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -47 72 £425 -5.55% 32
South East +28 39 £400 +6.66% 13
Yorkshire -9 25 £325 -50.00% 7
South West +27 23 £350 -22.22% 2
East of England +7 6 £500 - 3
North East - 5 £275 - 1
North West -32 3 £358 +10.00% 2
West Midlands -23 2 £350 +16.66% 2
Ruby on Rails
UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 376 (99.47%) Ruby
2 178 (47.09%) JavaScript
3 172 (45.50%) CSS
4 169 (44.71%) Agile Software Development
5 152 (40.21%) HTML
6 147 (38.89%) TDD
7 129 (34.13%) Git (software)
8 111 (29.37%) Scrum
9 105 (27.78%) RSpec
10 103 (27.25%) Linux
11 99 (26.19%) BDD
12 98 (25.93%) Python
13 91 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
14 85 (22.49%) Jenkins
15 83 (21.96%) Java
16 82 (21.69%) PostgreSQL
17 78 (20.63%) Cucumber
18 76 (20.11%) NoSQL
19 75 (19.84%) MongoDB
20 73 (19.31%) MySQL
21 71 (18.78%) jQuery
22 65 (17.20%) Scala
23 63 (16.67%) HTML5
23 63 (16.67%) Django
23 63 (16.67%) Kanban
24 59 (15.61%) Mac OS X
25 57 (15.08%) Web Services
25 57 (15.08%) Unix
26 55 (14.55%) CSS3
26 55 (14.55%) DevOps

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 31 (8.20%) Node.js
2 27 (7.14%) Apache
3 15 (3.97%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (2.65%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.38%) nginx
6 7 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (1.85%) Confluence
6 7 (1.85%) IIS
7 6 (1.59%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.59%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.32%) CMS
8 5 (1.32%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.32%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.06%) WordPress
10 2 (0.53%) Drupal
11 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.26%) lighttpd
11 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (2.65%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (0.79%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.26%) SPSS
4 1 (0.26%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (1.32%) BigMachines
1 5 (1.32%) Eloqua
1 5 (1.32%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 52 (13.76%) GitHub
2 51 (13.49%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (10.58%) Heroku
4 6 (1.59%) SaaS
5 5 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.32%) SoftLayer
5 5 (1.32%) Sumo Logic
6 2 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.53%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.53%) PaaS
7 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 52 (13.76%) HTTP
2 23 (6.08%) Internet
3 10 (2.65%) SSL
4 7 (1.85%) VPN
5 6 (1.59%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.32%) SMTP
6 5 (1.32%) SNMP
6 5 (1.32%) Wireless
7 3 (0.79%) LDAP
8 2 (0.53%) AMQP
9 1 (0.26%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.26%) Firewall
9 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (21.69%) PostgreSQL
2 76 (20.11%) NoSQL
3 75 (19.84%) MongoDB
4 73 (19.31%) MySQL
5 38 (10.05%) Apache Cassandra
6 36 (9.52%) Relational Database
7 23 (6.08%) Redis
8 13 (3.44%) SQL Server
9 10 (2.65%) Neo4j
10 8 (2.12%) Oracle Database
10 8 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.59%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.32%) Big Data
12 5 (1.32%) Datomic
12 5 (1.32%) MariaDB
12 5 (1.32%) SQLite
13 4 (1.06%) QlikView
14 3 (0.79%) HBase
14 3 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 129 (34.13%) Git (software)
2 105 (27.78%) RSpec
3 85 (22.49%) Jenkins
4 78 (20.63%) Cucumber
5 53 (14.02%) Capybara
6 36 (9.52%) Subversion
7 30 (7.94%) git-flow
7 30 (7.94%) Vagrant
8 28 (7.41%) JUnit
9 21 (5.56%) JIRA
10 17 (4.50%) RubyGems
11 15 (3.97%) Selenium
12 14 (3.70%) Jasmine
13 8 (2.12%) Visual Studio
14 7 (1.85%) Eclipse
14 7 (1.85%) Mocha
14 7 (1.85%) WebDriver
15 6 (1.59%) Maven
16 5 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
16 5 (1.32%) PHPUnit
General
1 18 (4.76%) Finance
2 11 (2.91%) Marketing
3 5 (1.32%) Games
4 4 (1.06%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.06%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.79%) Banking
5 3 (0.79%) Electronics
6 2 (0.53%) Back Office
6 2 (0.53%) Retail
7 1 (0.26%) Advertising
7 1 (0.26%) Billing
7 1 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 266 (70.37%) Developer
2 145 (38.36%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 106 (28.04%) Ruby Developer
4 53 (14.02%) Architect
5 37 (9.79%) Technical Architect
6 24 (6.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 24 (6.35%) Senior Developer
7 21 (5.56%) HTML Developer
8 19 (5.03%) DevOps Engineer
9 18 (4.76%) Digital Architect
9 18 (4.76%) Digital Developer
10 17 (4.50%) HTML CSS Developer
11 16 (4.23%) Senior Architect
12 15 (3.97%) Digital Technical Architect
13 14 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 12 (3.17%) Agile Developer
14 12 (3.17%) Full Stack Developer
14 12 (3.17%) Ruby Engineer
14 12 (3.17%) Senior Technical Architect
15 11 (2.91%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (45.50%) CSS
2 152 (40.21%) HTML
3 71 (18.78%) jQuery
4 63 (16.67%) Django
4 63 (16.67%) HTML5
5 57 (15.08%) Web Services
6 55 (14.55%) CSS3
7 48 (12.70%) RESTful
8 45 (11.90%) AngularJS
9 43 (11.38%) Play Framework
10 42 (11.11%) Sass
11 39 (10.32%) .NET
12 37 (9.79%) JSON
13 35 (9.26%) REST
14 26 (6.88%) Ajax
14 26 (6.88%) Backbone.js
15 25 (6.61%) Sinatra
16 22 (5.82%) Spring
16 22 (5.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 19 (5.03%) React
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.94%) User Experience
2 26 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.29%) Computer Science
4 16 (4.23%) Visualisation
5 13 (3.44%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.65%) Statistics
7 7 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.32%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.32%) Cryptography
8 5 (1.32%) Fintech
8 5 (1.32%) PKI
8 5 (1.32%) Social Media
9 3 (0.79%) NHS
10 2 (0.53%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.53%) iPad
10 2 (0.53%) iPhone
10 2 (0.53%) Online Games
10 2 (0.53%) Replication
10 2 (0.53%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.53%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 103 (27.25%) Linux
2 59 (15.61%) Mac OS X
3 57 (15.08%) Unix
4 28 (7.41%) Windows
5 14 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (3.70%) Ubuntu
6 7 (1.85%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.32%) Android
7 5 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (1.32%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.53%) AIX
8 2 (0.53%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.53%) Solaris
9 1 (0.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (44.71%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (38.89%) TDD
3 111 (29.37%) Scrum
4 99 (26.19%) BDD
5 91 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
6 63 (16.67%) Kanban
7 55 (14.55%) DevOps
8 48 (12.70%) Web Development
9 46 (12.17%) Open Source
10 44 (11.64%) Configuration Management
11 35 (9.26%) Responsive Web Design
12 30 (7.94%) Web Design
13 26 (6.88%) Test Automation
14 25 (6.61%) Mentoring
15 24 (6.35%) OO
16 23 (6.08%) API Design
16 23 (6.08%) Unit Testing
17 21 (5.56%) Front End Development
18 20 (5.29%) E-Commerce
18 20 (5.29%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 376 (99.47%) Ruby
2 178 (47.09%) JavaScript
3 98 (25.93%) Python
4 83 (21.96%) Java
5 65 (17.20%) Scala
6 45 (11.90%) SQL
7 31 (8.20%) PHP
8 26 (6.88%) PowerShell
9 25 (6.61%) Shell Script
10 20 (5.29%) C#
11 11 (2.91%) Clojure
11 11 (2.91%) CoffeeScript
11 11 (2.91%) Perl
12 9 (2.38%) Bash Shell
13 8 (2.12%) C++
13 8 (2.12%) Go
14 7 (1.85%) C
14 7 (1.85%) Erlang
14 7 (1.85%) VB
14 7 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 16 (4.23%) Degree
3 12 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.26%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (0.53%) SDET
3 1 (0.26%) QA
3 1 (0.26%) WAI
System Software
1 22 (5.82%) Docker
2 6 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.32%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.26%) KVM
4 1 (0.26%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 50 (13.23%) Puppet
2 45 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (9.79%) Capistrano
4 8 (2.12%) Nagios
5 4 (1.06%) Ansible
5 4 (1.06%) Mesos
6 3 (0.79%) Ganglia
7 2 (0.53%) Cacti
7 2 (0.53%) Graphite
7 2 (0.53%) Hyperic
7 2 (0.53%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.53%) logstash
8 1 (0.26%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 17 (4.50%) Oracle
2 11 (2.91%) Serena
3 9 (2.38%) Red Hat
3 9 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (1.85%) Google
4 7 (1.85%) Splunk
4 7 (1.85%) Twitter
5 6 (1.59%) Facebook
6 5 (1.32%) Siebel
7 4 (1.06%) ATG
7 4 (1.06%) hybris
7 4 (1.06%) New Relic
8 3 (0.79%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.79%) SAP
8 3 (0.79%) Tableau
9 2 (0.53%) Akamai
9 2 (0.53%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.53%) VMware
9 2 (0.53%) Zend
10 1 (0.26%) WSO2
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