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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 389 415 362
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -53
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 255 221 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.42% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.68% 1.46% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 171 204
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £615 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 £8.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -88.73%
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
15185 15118 14251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.16% 28.53% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10614 10371 9209
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £290 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 263 199
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Ruby on Rails as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the England region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +12 161 £434 -8.68% 47
Yorkshire +31 32 £425 -1.16% 2
South East +21 31 £400 -5.88% 12
North West -2 8 £413 +26.92% 9
North East -28 7 £388 -38.00% 3
East of England +10 4 £444 -11.25%
East Midlands 0 3 £525 -
South West -4 3 £213 -52.77% 1
West Midlands -35 2 £331 -11.66% 3
Ruby on Rails
UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 524 (100.00%) Ruby
2 309 (58.97%) CSS
3 301 (57.44%) Agile Software Development
4 300 (57.25%) HTML
5 220 (41.98%) JavaScript
6 206 (39.31%) HTML5
7 183 (34.92%) CSS3
8 177 (33.78%) TDD
9 156 (29.77%) REST
10 154 (29.39%) Java
11 153 (29.20%) Scrum
12 145 (27.67%) Python
13 142 (27.10%) Git (software)
14 138 (26.34%) Django
15 134 (25.57%) Continuous Integration
16 130 (24.81%) JSON
17 128 (24.43%) Ajax
17 128 (24.43%) Scala
18 121 (23.09%) Play Framework
19 120 (22.90%) Open Source
20 112 (21.37%) Jenkins
21 111 (21.18%) Linux
22 104 (19.85%) Automated Testing
23 97 (18.51%) Spring
23 97 (18.51%) Web Development
24 94 (17.94%) HTTP
25 93 (17.75%) MySQL
26 92 (17.56%) Google
27 90 (17.18%) Subversion
28 88 (16.79%) MVC

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 59 (11.26%) Confluence
2 19 (3.63%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (2.67%) Cloud Foundry
4 13 (2.48%) OpenStack
5 9 (1.72%) Apache Pig
5 9 (1.72%) SAS
6 8 (1.53%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.34%) Apache
7 7 (1.34%) Apache Spark
7 7 (1.34%) nginx
8 5 (0.95%) WordPress
9 4 (0.76%) CMS
10 3 (0.57%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.38%) Drupal
12 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.19%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (1.72%) SPSS
1 9 (1.72%) Stata
2 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.15%) Magento
2 2 (0.38%) Exchequer
2 2 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.19%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.19%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 62 (11.83%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (4.96%) GitHub
2 26 (4.96%) Heroku
3 16 (3.05%) SaaS
4 11 (2.10%) PaaS
5 8 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (1.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 7 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.76%) IaaS
9 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.38%) DigitalOcean
9 2 (0.38%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.38%) Linode
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.19%) Google Play
10 1 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.19%) Route 53
10 1 (0.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 94 (17.94%) HTTP
2 14 (2.67%) Internet
3 7 (1.34%) AMQP
4 3 (0.57%) Network Security
5 1 (0.19%) DNS
5 1 (0.19%) LDAP
5 1 (0.19%) SSL
5 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (17.75%) MySQL
2 86 (16.41%) PostgreSQL
3 80 (15.27%) NoSQL
4 55 (10.50%) MongoDB
4 55 (10.50%) Relational Database
5 46 (8.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (2.67%) Redis
7 12 (2.29%) RDBMS
8 10 (1.91%) CouchDB
8 10 (1.91%) Data Mining
8 10 (1.91%) Hadoop
8 10 (1.91%) SQL Server
9 9 (1.72%) Apache Hive
9 9 (1.72%) Big Data
9 9 (1.72%) HBase
9 9 (1.72%) Neo4j
9 9 (1.72%) QlikView
10 7 (1.34%) Datomic
10 7 (1.34%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.38%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 142 (27.10%) Git (software)
2 112 (21.37%) Jenkins
3 90 (17.18%) Subversion
4 85 (16.22%) JUnit
5 66 (12.60%) JIRA
6 58 (11.07%) RSpec
7 42 (8.02%) Cucumber
8 38 (7.25%) Capybara
9 30 (5.73%) Selenium
10 15 (2.86%) Grunt
10 15 (2.86%) Vagrant
11 14 (2.67%) Jasmine
12 12 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (1.15%) Visual Studio
14 5 (0.95%) Ant
14 5 (0.95%) git-flow
14 5 (0.95%) Maven
14 5 (0.95%) TeamCity
15 4 (0.76%) GitLab
15 4 (0.76%) Mocha
General
1 37 (7.06%) Finance
2 10 (1.91%) Banking
2 10 (1.91%) Marketing
3 9 (1.72%) Telecoms
4 5 (0.95%) Legal
5 3 (0.57%) Games
6 2 (0.38%) Automotive
6 2 (0.38%) Electronics
6 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.19%) Publishing
7 1 (0.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 404 (77.10%) Developer
2 151 (28.82%) Ruby Developer
3 148 (28.24%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 63 (12.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 50 (9.54%) Java Developer
6 39 (7.44%) Scala Developer
7 35 (6.68%) Architect
8 34 (6.49%) Senior Developer
9 30 (5.73%) Full Stack Developer
10 27 (5.15%) Technical Architect
11 25 (4.77%) Java Scala Developer
12 23 (4.39%) JavaScript Developer
13 22 (4.20%) Senior Ruby Developer
14 21 (4.01%) Web Developer
15 20 (3.82%) Software Developer
16 19 (3.63%) C# Developer
17 18 (3.44%) Lead Developer
18 16 (3.05%) DevOps Engineer
19 14 (2.67%) Developer in Test
20 13 (2.48%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (58.97%) CSS
2 300 (57.25%) HTML
3 206 (39.31%) HTML5
4 183 (34.92%) CSS3
5 156 (29.77%) REST
6 138 (26.34%) Django
7 130 (24.81%) JSON
8 128 (24.43%) Ajax
9 121 (23.09%) Play Framework
10 97 (18.51%) Spring
11 88 (16.79%) Guice
12 67 (12.79%) RESTful
13 66 (12.60%) AngularJS
14 57 (10.88%) Spring MVC
15 47 (8.97%) Sass
16 46 (8.78%) jQuery
17 43 (8.21%) React
18 40 (7.63%) Web Services
19 26 (4.96%) .NET
20 21 (4.01%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.60%) User Experience
2 23 (4.39%) Mobile App
3 17 (3.24%) Performance Metrics
4 15 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (1.72%) Algorithms
6 9 (1.72%) Semantic Web
7 8 (1.53%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.15%) Cloud Native
8 6 (1.15%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.15%) Visualisation
9 5 (0.95%) Fintech
10 3 (0.57%) Social Media
10 3 (0.57%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.38%) Blog
11 2 (0.38%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.38%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.38%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.19%) Artificial Intelligence
12 1 (0.19%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 111 (21.18%) Linux
2 45 (8.59%) Unix
3 18 (3.44%) Android
4 14 (2.67%) Mac OS X
4 14 (2.67%) Windows
5 7 (1.34%) CentOS
6 5 (0.95%) Debian
7 4 (0.76%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.76%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.38%) SUSE
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.19%) Solaris
9 1 (0.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (57.44%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (33.78%) TDD
3 153 (29.20%) Scrum
4 134 (25.57%) Continuous Integration
5 120 (22.90%) Open Source
6 104 (19.85%) Automated Testing
7 97 (18.51%) Web Development
8 88 (16.79%) MVC
9 87 (16.60%) Configuration Management
10 86 (16.41%) Front End Development
11 74 (14.12%) Responsive Web Design
12 71 (13.55%) Web Design
13 68 (12.98%) Mentoring
14 64 (12.21%) BDD
14 64 (12.21%) Kanban
14 64 (12.21%) OWASP
15 63 (12.02%) OO
16 44 (8.40%) Line Management
17 43 (8.21%) DevOps
18 42 (8.02%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 524 (100.00%) Ruby
2 220 (41.98%) JavaScript
3 154 (29.39%) Java
4 145 (27.67%) Python
5 128 (24.43%) Scala
6 84 (16.03%) C#
7 42 (8.02%) SQL
8 35 (6.68%) PHP
9 23 (4.39%) Go
10 17 (3.24%) Perl
11 16 (3.05%) C++
11 16 (3.05%) Shell Script
12 13 (2.48%) C
13 11 (2.10%) Clojure
14 9 (1.72%) MATLAB
14 9 (1.72%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.72%) R
15 7 (1.34%) Erlang
15 7 (1.34%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.95%) ES6
Qualifications
1 26 (4.96%) Security Cleared
2 18 (3.44%) Degree
3 13 (2.48%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.91%) SDET
2 7 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.76%) QA
4 1 (0.19%) GCP
4 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (5.34%) Docker
2 2 (0.38%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.38%) Xen
3 1 (0.19%) Ceph
3 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.19%) NFS
3 1 (0.19%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.19%) Squid
3 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (4.20%) Puppet
2 17 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.34%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.57%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.57%) Kibana
4 3 (0.57%) Nagios
5 2 (0.38%) Ansible
5 2 (0.38%) logstash
5 2 (0.38%) Mesos
5 2 (0.38%) OpenNMS
5 2 (0.38%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.38%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 92 (17.56%) Google
2 21 (4.01%) Oracle
3 12 (2.29%) Teradata
4 10 (1.91%) Rackspace
5 9 (1.72%) Informatica
5 9 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (1.72%) Tableau
6 8 (1.53%) Red Hat
7 5 (0.95%) Microsoft
8 4 (0.76%) SAP
9 3 (0.57%) Facebook
9 3 (0.57%) IBM
9 3 (0.57%) VMware
10 2 (0.38%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.38%) Twitter
11 1 (0.19%) Foundry
11 1 (0.19%) Serena
11 1 (0.19%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.19%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.19%) Zend
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