The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 356 337 461
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +124
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 245 167 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.39% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.78% 1.44% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 114 76
Average daily rate £400 £375 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £291 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13782 11568 14360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.85% 26.85% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9018 7371 8668
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 331 363
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Ruby on Rails
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +46 189 £400 +2.56% 46
North West -8 14 £278 -17.77% 4
South East -23 12 £425 +11.11% 20
West Midlands -13 11 £300 -5.88% 2
South West -16 7 £350 +40.00% 5
Yorkshire -21 5 £380 +26.66% 4
East of England -37 2 £338 +3.84% 7
North East - 1 £350 -
Ruby on Rails
UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 456 (97.44%) Ruby
2 203 (43.38%) HTML
3 201 (42.95%) JavaScript
4 187 (39.96%) CSS
5 168 (35.90%) TDD
6 117 (25.00%) MySQL
7 102 (21.79%) BDD
8 97 (20.73%) HTML5
9 95 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
10 93 (19.87%) Java
11 92 (19.66%) jQuery
12 83 (17.74%) Open Source
13 82 (17.52%) Git (software)
14 79 (16.88%) CSS3
15 72 (15.38%) Linux
16 70 (14.96%) SQL
17 68 (14.53%) Web Services
18 67 (14.32%) Scrum
19 66 (14.10%) NoSQL
20 62 (13.25%) Ajax
21 61 (13.03%) MongoDB
22 59 (12.61%) .NET
23 56 (11.97%) PostgreSQL
24 54 (11.54%) Cucumber
25 50 (10.68%) C#
26 49 (10.47%) Sinatra
27 48 (10.26%) PHP
27 48 (10.26%) SQL Server
28 47 (10.04%) OO
28 47 (10.04%) Degree

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 32 (6.84%) CMS
2 28 (5.98%) Apache
3 26 (5.56%) Node.js
4 24 (5.13%) Tomcat
5 13 (2.78%) WebSphere
5 13 (2.78%) WebLogic
6 11 (2.35%) MQSeries
6 11 (2.35%) Adobe CQ
6 11 (2.35%) Escenic
7 7 (1.50%) WordPress
8 5 (1.07%) nginx
9 3 (0.64%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.64%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.43%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.43%) Orchard CMS
10 2 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.43%) Kentico
10 2 (0.43%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.43%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (1.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.85%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.21%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Magento
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (4.49%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (3.42%) Amazon S3
4 16 (3.42%) Heroku
5 11 (2.35%) SaaS
6 8 (1.71%) Google App Engine
7 6 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.85%) GitHub
9 1 (0.21%) PaaS
9 1 (0.21%) Route 53
9 1 (0.21%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.21%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.27%) LDAP
2 7 (1.50%) DNS
3 4 (0.85%) Internet
4 3 (0.64%) VPN
5 2 (0.43%) HTTP
5 2 (0.43%) SSL
5 2 (0.43%) Firewall
6 1 (0.21%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.21%) SSH
6 1 (0.21%) SMTP
6 1 (0.21%) NetScreen
6 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.21%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.21%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (25.00%) MySQL
2 66 (14.10%) NoSQL
3 61 (13.03%) MongoDB
4 56 (11.97%) PostgreSQL
5 48 (10.26%) SQL Server
6 35 (7.48%) Relational Database
7 30 (6.41%) Big Data
8 27 (5.77%) Redis
9 22 (4.70%) Hadoop
10 21 (4.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 18 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (2.78%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (1.07%) CouchDB
13 5 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.85%) Pentaho
15 2 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 2 (0.43%) Apache Hive
15 2 (0.43%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 82 (17.52%) Git (software)
2 54 (11.54%) Cucumber
3 45 (9.62%) RSpec
4 32 (6.84%) Jenkins
5 22 (4.70%) RubyGems
5 22 (4.70%) Subversion
6 19 (4.06%) Selenium
7 9 (1.92%) JUnit
8 8 (1.71%) WATIR
9 6 (1.28%) JIRA
9 6 (1.28%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.07%) Hudson
11 4 (0.85%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.64%) Jasmine
13 2 (0.43%) Grunt
13 2 (0.43%) Ranorex
13 2 (0.43%) Capybara
13 2 (0.43%) PhoneGap
13 2 (0.43%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.43%) Mercurial
General
1 41 (8.76%) Finance
2 21 (4.49%) Publishing
3 18 (3.85%) Marketing
4 13 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.56%) Retail
6 11 (2.35%) Games
7 10 (2.14%) Advertising
7 10 (2.14%) Back Office
8 7 (1.50%) Banking
9 3 (0.64%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.43%) German Language
10 2 (0.43%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 358 (76.50%) Developer
2 163 (34.83%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 114 (24.36%) Ruby Developer
4 45 (9.62%) Architect
5 40 (8.55%) Senior Developer
6 21 (4.49%) Analyst
7 20 (4.27%) SQL Developer
8 19 (4.06%) Web Developer
9 17 (3.63%) Senior Java Developer
9 17 (3.63%) Java Developer
10 14 (2.99%) Programmer
11 13 (2.78%) Technical Architect
12 12 (2.56%) Front-End Developer
13 11 (2.35%) Senior Analyst
13 11 (2.35%) Java Programmer
13 11 (2.35%) Developer Analyst
13 11 (2.35%) Senior Java Programmer
13 11 (2.35%) Senior Programmer
14 10 (2.14%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
15 9 (1.92%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (43.38%) HTML
2 187 (39.96%) CSS
3 97 (20.73%) HTML5
4 92 (19.66%) jQuery
5 79 (16.88%) CSS3
6 68 (14.53%) Web Services
7 62 (13.25%) Ajax
8 59 (12.61%) .NET
9 49 (10.47%) Sinatra
10 45 (9.62%) XML
11 35 (7.48%) JSON
11 35 (7.48%) Django
11 35 (7.48%) REST
12 27 (5.77%) Memcached
13 22 (4.70%) Sass
14 21 (4.49%) RESTful
14 21 (4.49%) OAuth
15 20 (4.27%) OAuth2
15 20 (4.27%) Play Framework
16 19 (4.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 83 (17.74%) Open Source
2 37 (7.91%) Computer Science
3 20 (4.27%) Mobile App
4 14 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.71%) Digital Media
5 8 (1.71%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (1.71%) NHS
5 8 (1.71%) Freedom of Information
6 6 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.07%) E-Learning
8 3 (0.64%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.64%) Web 2.0
8 3 (0.64%) Informatics
8 3 (0.64%) Social Media
9 2 (0.43%) Online Games
9 2 (0.43%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.43%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.43%) Blog
9 2 (0.43%) PKI
10 1 (0.21%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 72 (15.38%) Linux
2 22 (4.70%) UNIX
3 21 (4.49%) Android
4 16 (3.42%) Apple iOS
5 15 (3.21%) Windows
6 9 (1.92%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.50%) Solaris
8 6 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.07%) AIX
9 5 (1.07%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.07%) CentOS
10 1 (0.21%) SUSE
10 1 (0.21%) Debian
10 1 (0.21%) Fedora
10 1 (0.21%) Gentoo
10 1 (0.21%) OpenSolaris
10 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (35.90%) TDD
2 102 (21.79%) BDD
3 95 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (14.32%) Scrum
5 47 (10.04%) OO
6 39 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 35 (7.48%) Software Engineering
8 32 (6.84%) Kanban
8 32 (6.84%) OOD
9 31 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (6.20%) MVC
11 28 (5.98%) Web Development
12 25 (5.34%) Performance Tuning
12 25 (5.34%) SOA
13 24 (5.13%) OOP
14 22 (4.70%) Workflow
15 19 (4.06%) Pair Programming
16 18 (3.85%) Test Automation
17 17 (3.63%) Active Record
18 16 (3.42%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 456 (97.44%) Ruby
2 201 (42.95%) JavaScript
3 93 (19.87%) Java
4 70 (14.96%) SQL
5 50 (10.68%) C#
6 48 (10.26%) PHP
7 41 (8.76%) Scala
8 36 (7.69%) Python
9 17 (3.63%) Perl
10 11 (2.35%) C
11 10 (2.14%) Objective-C
12 8 (1.71%) C++
13 6 (1.28%) CoffeeScript
14 4 (0.85%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.85%) PHP5
15 3 (0.64%) VB
15 3 (0.64%) Groovy
15 3 (0.64%) Clojure
16 2 (0.43%) Erlang
16 2 (0.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 47 (10.04%) Degree
2 13 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.85%) SC Cleared
3 4 (0.85%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.34%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (3.85%) Varnish
2 6 (1.28%) Xen
3 3 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.43%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.21%) Snort
5 1 (0.21%) Squid
5 1 (0.21%) qmail
5 1 (0.21%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.21%) OpenSSH
5 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.21%) KVM
Systems Management
1 21 (4.49%) Puppet
2 19 (4.06%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (3.21%) Capistrano
4 4 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.64%) Nagios
5 3 (0.64%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.43%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.43%) Oozie
6 2 (0.43%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.21%) Nessus
7 1 (0.21%) Ansible
Vendors
1 32 (6.84%) Oracle
2 18 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 14 (2.99%) Google
4 13 (2.78%) JBoss
5 12 (2.56%) Rackspace
6 8 (1.71%) Yahoo!
7 6 (1.28%) Sybase
7 6 (1.28%) VMware
8 4 (0.85%) New Relic
9 3 (0.64%) Sony
9 3 (0.64%) Mercator
9 3 (0.64%) Lotus
9 3 (0.64%) Adobe
10 2 (0.43%) SendGrid
10 2 (0.43%) Akamai
10 2 (0.43%) F5
10 2 (0.43%) Facebook
10 2 (0.43%) Talend
10 2 (0.43%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.43%) EPiServer
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Unite Human Resources
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day £350 daily + Accommodation costs paid in Bri
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £350 - £500 Per Annum contract
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: Up to £450 per day
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London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £320 per day
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London
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Rate: Competitive Rates
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Rate: Excellent market rate paid weekly
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London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum dep on exp
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Purple Consultancy
Rate: £350 per day
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Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £550 per day + bens
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Oxfordshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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