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 29 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
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 376 330 352
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +22
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 227 259 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.54% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.60% 1.83% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 185 185
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.48% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +53.84%
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
14199 14141 14816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.84% 29.30% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9415 9355 8973
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
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 154 230 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £17.69 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £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 29 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 29 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 -21 147 £450 +12.50% 45
South East +6 26 £413 -19.51% 5
West Midlands -5 14 £278 -11.20% 2
South West -28 12 £350 -6.66% 2
East Midlands +5 8 £425 +14.86%
East of England -31 7 £350 +16.66% 6
North West -5 4 £375 +15.38% 5
Yorkshire -7 4 £550 +100.00% 1
North East - - - - 1
Ruby on Rails
UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 505 (98.63%) Ruby
2 324 (63.28%) Agile Software Development
3 218 (42.58%) HTML
4 215 (41.99%) JavaScript
5 207 (40.43%) CSS
6 201 (39.26%) TDD
7 147 (28.71%) Linux
8 131 (25.59%) BDD
9 118 (23.05%) HTML5
10 105 (20.51%) MySQL
11 99 (19.34%) Git (software)
12 98 (19.14%) Scrum
13 96 (18.75%) CSS3
14 92 (17.97%) Java
15 82 (16.02%) Open Source
16 81 (15.82%) jQuery
17 79 (15.43%) RSpec
18 74 (14.45%) OO
19 70 (13.67%) Sinatra
20 65 (12.70%) Cucumber
21 64 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
22 54 (10.55%) NoSQL
23 52 (10.16%) PHP
23 52 (10.16%) Web Services
24 49 (9.57%) MongoDB
25 48 (9.38%) SQL
26 45 (8.79%) Python
27 42 (8.20%) Backbone.js
27 42 (8.20%) Scala
28 37 (7.23%) Web Development

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 30 (5.86%) Apache
2 20 (3.91%) Node.js
3 17 (3.32%) CMS
4 12 (2.34%) Cloud Foundry
5 10 (1.95%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.76%) nginx
7 8 (1.56%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.37%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.98%) MQSeries
10 5 (0.98%) Escenic
10 5 (0.98%) Adobe CQ
10 5 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.78%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.39%) WordPress
12 2 (0.39%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.20%) SAS
13 1 (0.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 1 (0.20%) SugarCRM
13 1 (0.20%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (3.52%) Photoshop
2 15 (2.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.59%) MS Office
4 2 (0.39%) Gephi
4 2 (0.39%) GIMP
4 2 (0.39%) SPSS
5 1 (0.20%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.20%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.20%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.66%) GitHub
2 27 (5.27%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.32%) Heroku
4 14 (2.73%) Amazon S3
5 11 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (1.56%) SaaS
7 5 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (0.98%) PaaS
8 3 (0.59%) IaaS
9 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.20%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.52%) HTTP
2 12 (2.34%) LDAP
3 11 (2.15%) SSH
4 9 (1.76%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.37%) Internet
6 5 (0.98%) DNS
6 5 (0.98%) SSL
7 3 (0.59%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.39%) AMQP
8 2 (0.39%) Network Security
9 1 (0.20%) PBX
9 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.20%) VPN
9 1 (0.20%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.20%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (20.51%) MySQL
2 64 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 54 (10.55%) NoSQL
4 49 (9.57%) MongoDB
5 34 (6.64%) Redis
6 32 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (2.54%) Big Data
8 10 (1.95%) Hadoop
8 10 (1.95%) SQL Server
9 8 (1.56%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.39%) Mahout
11 2 (0.39%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.39%) HBase
11 2 (0.39%) IDOL
11 2 (0.39%) MS Access
12 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.20%) SimpleDB
12 1 (0.20%) Riak
Development Applications
1 99 (19.34%) Git (software)
2 79 (15.43%) RSpec
3 65 (12.70%) Cucumber
4 21 (4.10%) Subversion
5 19 (3.71%) Jasmine
6 18 (3.52%) Jenkins
7 14 (2.73%) RubyGems
8 10 (1.95%) Karma Test Runner
8 10 (1.95%) Sublime Text
8 10 (1.95%) WATIR
9 7 (1.37%) Selenium
10 6 (1.17%) Capybara
11 5 (0.98%) JUnit
11 5 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.98%) Hudson
12 3 (0.59%) JIRA
13 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.39%) Metasploit
13 2 (0.39%) FitNesse
13 2 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 36 (7.03%) Finance
2 26 (5.08%) Games
3 17 (3.32%) Retail
4 13 (2.54%) Marketing
5 9 (1.76%) Advertising
6 7 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.17%) Banking
8 4 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.59%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.20%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Back Office
10 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 409 (79.88%) Developer
2 202 (39.45%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 166 (32.42%) Ruby Developer
4 52 (10.16%) Senior Developer
5 49 (9.57%) Programmer
6 41 (8.01%) Architect
7 24 (4.69%) Front-End Developer
8 23 (4.49%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 22 (4.30%) Java Developer
10 17 (3.32%) Technical Architect
11 12 (2.34%) Web Developer
12 10 (1.95%) JavaScript Developer
13 9 (1.76%) Analyst
13 9 (1.76%) Lead Developer
13 9 (1.76%) Senior Java Developer
13 9 (1.76%) Senior Architect
14 7 (1.37%) Software Engineer
15 6 (1.17%) Digital Architect
15 6 (1.17%) Software Architect
16 5 (0.98%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (42.58%) HTML
2 207 (40.43%) CSS
3 118 (23.05%) HTML5
4 96 (18.75%) CSS3
5 81 (15.82%) jQuery
6 70 (13.67%) Sinatra
7 52 (10.16%) Web Services
8 42 (8.20%) Backbone.js
9 37 (7.23%) REST
10 36 (7.03%) AngularJS
11 35 (6.84%) Ajax
12 34 (6.64%) JSON
12 34 (6.64%) Sass
13 33 (6.45%) Django
14 32 (6.25%) .NET
15 31 (6.05%) RESTful
16 30 (5.86%) LAMP
17 26 (5.08%) XML
18 20 (3.91%) Play Framework
19 19 (3.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 82 (16.02%) Open Source
2 30 (5.86%) Mobile App
3 26 (5.08%) User Experience
4 22 (4.30%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.15%) Online Games
6 10 (1.95%) Visualisation
7 9 (1.76%) Digital Media
8 7 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.37%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.98%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.78%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.78%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.59%) Web 2.0
11 3 (0.59%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.59%) iPad
11 3 (0.59%) Social Gaming
11 3 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.39%) iPhone
12 2 (0.39%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 147 (28.71%) Linux
2 27 (5.27%) UNIX
3 18 (3.52%) Mac OS X
4 16 (3.13%) Windows
5 10 (1.95%) Mac OS
6 9 (1.76%) AIX
6 9 (1.76%) Solaris
7 8 (1.56%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.56%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.17%) Android
9 4 (0.78%) CentOS
10 3 (0.59%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (63.28%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (39.26%) TDD
3 131 (25.59%) BDD
4 98 (19.14%) Scrum
5 74 (14.45%) OO
6 37 (7.23%) Web Development
7 36 (7.03%) Kanban
8 32 (6.25%) MVC
9 31 (6.05%) Mentoring
10 30 (5.86%) Product Management
10 30 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (5.08%) E-Commerce
12 25 (4.88%) Pair Programming
12 25 (4.88%) Software Engineering
13 22 (4.30%) SOA
14 21 (4.10%) Software Architecture
15 20 (3.91%) User Stories
15 20 (3.91%) Configuration Management
16 17 (3.32%) OOP
16 17 (3.32%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 505 (98.63%) Ruby
2 215 (41.99%) JavaScript
3 92 (17.97%) Java
4 52 (10.16%) PHP
5 48 (9.38%) SQL
6 45 (8.79%) Python
7 42 (8.20%) Scala
8 26 (5.08%) C#
9 25 (4.88%) Perl
10 21 (4.10%) Objective-C
11 11 (2.15%) C
11 11 (2.15%) Golang
12 10 (1.95%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.95%) CoffeeScript
12 10 (1.95%) C++
13 9 (1.76%) Groovy
13 9 (1.76%) Clojure
14 4 (0.78%) R
14 4 (0.78%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (6.84%) Degree
2 21 (4.10%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.15%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.95%) QA
2 3 (0.59%) COBIT
3 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (2.54%) Varnish
2 5 (0.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.59%) Docker
4 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.20%) Samba
4 1 (0.20%) qmail
Systems Management
1 18 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (3.13%) Puppet
3 14 (2.73%) Capistrano
4 4 (0.78%) Ansible
5 2 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.20%) Nagios
6 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.20%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.20%) logstash
6 1 (0.20%) Bacula
Vendors
1 18 (3.52%) Rackspace
2 11 (2.15%) Microsoft
3 10 (1.95%) Oracle
4 8 (1.56%) JBoss
5 6 (1.17%) Adobe
6 3 (0.59%) F5
7 2 (0.39%) New Relic
7 2 (0.39%) Facebook
7 2 (0.39%) Twitter
7 2 (0.39%) Tableau
7 2 (0.39%) Perforce
7 2 (0.39%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.39%) HP
7 2 (0.39%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.39%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.39%) Cognos
8 1 (0.20%) SAP
8 1 (0.20%) Citrix
8 1 (0.20%) Apple
8 1 (0.20%) VMware
West Midlands
Recital Consulting
Rate: £270 - £280 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £380 - £475 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Interquest - Korus Group - Chester
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Middlesex
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago