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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 383 344 310
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -34
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 219 254 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.50% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.44% 1.79% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 192 200
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £579 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £434 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.93% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £8.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-88.73% +42.00%
Ruby on Rails
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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
15232 14151 14218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.72% 27.99% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10519 9141 9319
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 189 245
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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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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 -39 121 £475 +11.76% 42
North West -16 24 £338 -10.00% 4
South East -39 22 £425 -0.29% 11
South West +1 20 £450 +28.57% 2
North East - 13 £530 - 1
East of England +13 12 £500 +44.92% 3
West Midlands +7 6 £375 +35.13% 1
East Midlands -16 1 - - 5
Yorkshire -30 1 £430 -40.68% 6
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UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 502 (99.60%) Ruby
2 238 (47.22%) JavaScript
3 222 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
4 218 (43.25%) CSS
5 216 (42.86%) TDD
6 194 (38.49%) HTML
7 116 (23.02%) MySQL
8 109 (21.63%) BDD
9 106 (21.03%) Java
10 94 (18.65%) RSpec
11 91 (18.06%) Git (software)
12 90 (17.86%) Linux
13 87 (17.26%) Continuous Integration
14 82 (16.27%) HTML5
15 79 (15.67%) Web Development
16 78 (15.48%) MongoDB
17 76 (15.08%) SQL
18 75 (14.88%) Scrum
19 73 (14.48%) PostgreSQL
20 70 (13.89%) Python
21 66 (13.10%) Django
22 64 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
23 63 (12.50%) DevOps
24 61 (12.10%) AngularJS
25 60 (11.90%) CSS3
26 59 (11.71%) Open Source
27 57 (11.31%) Scala
27 57 (11.31%) Configuration Management
28 56 (11.11%) E-Commerce
28 56 (11.11%) .NET

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (5.56%) Node.js
2 19 (3.77%) Tomcat
3 14 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.78%) Apache
4 11 (2.18%) Cloud Foundry
5 9 (1.79%) nginx
6 8 (1.59%) Drupal
7 7 (1.39%) IIS
8 5 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.79%) WordPress
10 2 (0.40%) CMS
10 2 (0.40%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.40%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.20%) Confluence
11 1 (0.20%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.20%) JBoss
11 1 (0.20%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (0.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.40%) BigMachines
2 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 64 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (7.74%) Heroku
3 16 (3.17%) SaaS
4 14 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (2.58%) GitHub
6 9 (1.79%) SoftLayer
6 9 (1.79%) Sumo Logic
7 8 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (1.39%) Google Analytics
9 6 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.99%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.56%) HTTP
2 20 (3.97%) SSL
3 16 (3.17%) Internet
4 14 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 11 (2.18%) Firewall
6 10 (1.98%) VPN
7 9 (1.79%) SNMP
7 9 (1.79%) Wireless
8 6 (1.19%) LDAP
9 4 (0.79%) SMTP
10 1 (0.20%) SAN
10 1 (0.20%) SSH
10 1 (0.20%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (23.02%) MySQL
2 78 (15.48%) MongoDB
3 73 (14.48%) PostgreSQL
4 47 (9.33%) NoSQL
5 40 (7.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 31 (6.15%) SQL Server
7 21 (4.17%) Relational Database
8 20 (3.97%) Redis
9 12 (2.38%) Big Data
10 9 (1.79%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.19%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.99%) Neo4j
13 5 (0.99%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.79%) SQLite
15 3 (0.60%) HBase
15 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
16 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
16 2 (0.40%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 94 (18.65%) RSpec
2 91 (18.06%) Git (software)
3 54 (10.71%) Cucumber
4 52 (10.32%) Jenkins
5 24 (4.76%) Subversion
6 21 (4.17%) Selenium
7 19 (3.77%) JUnit
8 14 (2.78%) Capybara
9 13 (2.58%) Jasmine
10 8 (1.59%) WebDriver
11 7 (1.39%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.99%) JIRA
13 5 (0.99%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.99%) RubyGems
13 5 (0.99%) Grunt
14 4 (0.79%) SonarQube
14 4 (0.79%) PHPUnit
14 4 (0.79%) NUnit
General
1 40 (7.94%) Finance
2 20 (3.97%) Marketing
3 12 (2.38%) Retail
4 9 (1.79%) Publishing
5 8 (1.59%) Games
6 4 (0.79%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.40%) Electronics
7 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.20%) Advertising
8 1 (0.20%) Banking
8 1 (0.20%) Legal
8 1 (0.20%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 346 (68.65%) Developer
2 140 (27.78%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 125 (24.80%) Ruby Developer
4 80 (15.87%) Architect
5 61 (12.10%) Senior Developer
6 47 (9.33%) Technical Architect
7 25 (4.96%) Senior Architect
8 21 (4.17%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 19 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
9 19 (3.77%) Java Developer
10 18 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
11 17 (3.37%) Digital Architect
11 17 (3.37%) Senior Technical Architect
12 16 (3.17%) Digital Technical Architect
13 14 (2.78%) Full Stack Developer
13 14 (2.78%) Front-End Developer
14 12 (2.38%) Analyst
15 9 (1.79%) Test Analyst
15 9 (1.79%) DBA
15 9 (1.79%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (43.25%) CSS
2 194 (38.49%) HTML
3 82 (16.27%) HTML5
4 66 (13.10%) Django
5 61 (12.10%) AngularJS
6 60 (11.90%) CSS3
7 56 (11.11%) REST
7 56 (11.11%) jQuery
7 56 (11.11%) .NET
8 50 (9.92%) Play Framework
9 49 (9.72%) Sinatra
10 44 (8.73%) JSON
11 43 (8.53%) Ajax
12 39 (7.74%) Backbone.js
13 37 (7.34%) Web Services
14 28 (5.56%) Ember.js
15 23 (4.56%) XML
16 22 (4.37%) ASP.NET
17 20 (3.97%) Sass
17 20 (3.97%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.75%) Mobile App
2 27 (5.36%) User Experience
3 19 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 15 (2.98%) Statistics
5 14 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (1.79%) Cryptography
6 9 (1.79%) PKI
7 8 (1.59%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.19%) iPhone
9 5 (0.99%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.99%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (0.79%) Social Network
10 4 (0.79%) Tandem
11 3 (0.60%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.60%) iPad
11 3 (0.60%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.40%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.40%) Semantic Web
12 2 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 90 (17.86%) Linux
2 39 (7.74%) UNIX
3 28 (5.56%) Windows
4 23 (4.56%) Mac OS X
5 17 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (2.98%) Android
7 12 (2.38%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.39%) SUSE
9 6 (1.19%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.79%) CentOS
11 2 (0.40%) AIX
11 2 (0.40%) Solaris
12 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (42.86%) TDD
3 109 (21.63%) BDD
4 87 (17.26%) Continuous Integration
5 79 (15.67%) Web Development
6 75 (14.88%) Scrum
7 63 (12.50%) DevOps
8 59 (11.71%) Open Source
9 57 (11.31%) Configuration Management
10 56 (11.11%) E-Commerce
11 42 (8.33%) Kanban
12 36 (7.14%) MVC
13 31 (6.15%) Software Engineering
14 30 (5.95%) Mentoring
15 29 (5.75%) SDLC
16 28 (5.56%) Analytics
17 27 (5.36%) Software Architecture
17 27 (5.36%) Pair Programming
18 26 (5.16%) OO
19 23 (4.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 502 (99.60%) Ruby
2 238 (47.22%) JavaScript
3 106 (21.03%) Java
4 76 (15.08%) SQL
5 70 (13.89%) Python
6 57 (11.31%) Scala
7 33 (6.55%) PHP
8 28 (5.56%) C#
9 21 (4.17%) Go
10 17 (3.37%) Perl
11 15 (2.98%) Bash Shell
12 12 (2.38%) PowerShell
13 11 (2.18%) CoffeeScript
14 8 (1.59%) Clojure
14 8 (1.59%) Erlang
14 8 (1.59%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.59%) C++
15 7 (1.39%) VBScript
15 7 (1.39%) VB
15 7 (1.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (3.77%) Degree
2 17 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.59%) QA
2 5 (0.99%) SLA
3 2 (0.40%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 26 (5.16%) Docker
2 8 (1.59%) Varnish
3 6 (1.19%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.79%) BitLocker
5 3 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 54 (10.71%) Puppet
2 48 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (5.36%) Capistrano
4 17 (3.37%) Ansible
5 16 (3.17%) Vagrant
6 9 (1.79%) Nagios
7 5 (0.99%) Salt
7 5 (0.99%) Mesos
8 4 (0.79%) CA LISA
9 1 (0.20%) Graylog
9 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (6.35%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.76%) Oracle
3 13 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (1.79%) Splunk
4 9 (1.79%) Red Hat
5 8 (1.59%) Google
6 7 (1.39%) Rackspace
6 7 (1.39%) New Relic
6 7 (1.39%) SaltStack
7 4 (0.79%) AppDynamics
7 4 (0.79%) VMware
7 4 (0.79%) Pega
7 4 (0.79%) IBM
7 4 (0.79%) HP
7 4 (0.79%) CA
7 4 (0.79%) SAP
8 3 (0.60%) Sencha
9 2 (0.40%) WSO2
9 2 (0.40%) Siebel
9 2 (0.40%) Adobe
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