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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 351 347 374
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +27
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 243 248 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.48% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.77% 1.79% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 196 114
Average daily rate
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£428 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £516 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 -
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
13710 13844 11870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.08% 26.94% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8967 9039 7570
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 211 341
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -20 167 £428 +6.87% 38
South East +1 31 £388 -8.82% 10
West Midlands -11 15 £475 +58.33% 1
North West -17 13 £413 +48.64% 5
Yorkshire -11 11 £650 +71.05% 1
East of England +21 4 £388 +14.81% 5
South West -3 1 - -
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Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 450 (99.56%) Ruby
2 229 (50.66%) Agile Software Development
3 195 (43.14%) JavaScript
4 192 (42.48%) CSS
5 184 (40.71%) HTML
6 147 (32.52%) TDD
7 108 (23.89%) MySQL
8 107 (23.67%) Linux
9 102 (22.57%) Git (software)
10 97 (21.46%) RSpec
10 97 (21.46%) Java
10 97 (21.46%) Scrum
11 94 (20.80%) HTML5
12 82 (18.14%) Amazon AWS
13 77 (17.04%) Python
14 72 (15.93%) UNIX
14 72 (15.93%) BDD
14 72 (15.93%) MongoDB
15 71 (15.71%) jQuery
16 69 (15.27%) CSS3
17 68 (15.04%) AngularJS
18 67 (14.82%) Web Services
18 67 (14.82%) Configuration Management
19 64 (14.16%) Open Source
20 63 (13.94%) PostgreSQL
21 62 (13.72%) Sinatra
22 61 (13.50%) Heroku
23 59 (13.05%) Continuous Integration
24 57 (12.61%) NoSQL
25 56 (12.39%) Puppet

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 43 (9.51%) Node.js
2 21 (4.65%) nginx
3 20 (4.42%) Apache
4 13 (2.88%) CMS
4 13 (2.88%) Apache Solr
5 12 (2.65%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.33%) Orchard CMS
7 6 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.11%) Confluence
9 4 (0.88%) IIS
9 4 (0.88%) Alfresco
10 3 (0.66%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.66%) SugarCRM
11 1 (0.22%) Mule
11 1 (0.22%) WordPress
11 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (2.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 82 (18.14%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (13.50%) Heroku
3 26 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (4.42%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (3.54%) SaaS
6 13 (2.88%) Amazon S3
7 9 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.55%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (1.33%) GitHub
10 3 (0.66%) Force.com
11 2 (0.44%) IaaS
12 1 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.22%) PaaS
12 1 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.98%) Internet
2 14 (3.10%) LDAP
3 13 (2.88%) Firewall
4 11 (2.43%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.99%) SSL
6 7 (1.55%) HTTP
7 4 (0.88%) VPN
8 3 (0.66%) Network Security
9 1 (0.22%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.22%) IPv6
9 1 (0.22%) Intranet
9 1 (0.22%) MPLS
9 1 (0.22%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (23.89%) MySQL
2 72 (15.93%) MongoDB
3 63 (13.94%) PostgreSQL
4 57 (12.61%) NoSQL
5 43 (9.51%) Apache Cassandra
6 33 (7.30%) SQL Server
7 32 (7.08%) Redis
8 19 (4.20%) Relational Database
9 10 (2.21%) Big Data
9 10 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.88%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.66%) RavenDB
14 3 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (0.44%) Hadoop
16 1 (0.22%) CouchDB
16 1 (0.22%) HBase
Development Applications
1 102 (22.57%) Git (software)
2 97 (21.46%) RSpec
3 52 (11.50%) Cucumber
4 28 (6.19%) Jenkins
5 19 (4.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 19 (4.20%) JUnit
6 18 (3.98%) Capybara
7 15 (3.32%) Selenium
8 14 (3.10%) Jasmine
9 12 (2.65%) Grunt
9 12 (2.65%) Subversion
10 9 (1.99%) JIRA
10 9 (1.99%) Mercurial
11 8 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (1.77%) Visual Studio
12 7 (1.55%) Hudson
13 6 (1.33%) Bower
14 5 (1.11%) PhantomJS
14 5 (1.11%) CasperJS
15 4 (0.88%) Maven
General
1 21 (4.65%) Marketing
2 20 (4.42%) Finance
3 11 (2.43%) Advertising
4 10 (2.21%) Publishing
5 8 (1.77%) Games
6 4 (0.88%) Banking
7 3 (0.66%) Law
8 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.44%) Retail
9 1 (0.22%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.22%) Electronics
9 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 306 (67.70%) Developer
2 143 (31.64%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 77 (17.04%) Ruby Developer
4 60 (13.27%) Architect
5 50 (11.06%) Senior Developer
6 38 (8.41%) Technical Architect
7 28 (6.19%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 21 (4.65%) Java Developer
9 17 (3.76%) Lead Developer
9 17 (3.76%) Senior Architect
10 15 (3.32%) Front-End Developer
11 14 (3.10%) Digital Architect
12 13 (2.88%) Full Stack Developer
12 13 (2.88%) DevOps Engineer
13 12 (2.65%) Digital Technical Architect
14 10 (2.21%) Web Developer
14 10 (2.21%) Solutions Architect
15 9 (1.99%) DBA
15 9 (1.99%) Technical Leader
16 8 (1.77%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (42.48%) CSS
2 184 (40.71%) HTML
3 94 (20.80%) HTML5
4 71 (15.71%) jQuery
5 69 (15.27%) CSS3
6 68 (15.04%) AngularJS
7 67 (14.82%) Web Services
8 62 (13.72%) Sinatra
9 56 (12.39%) Django
10 49 (10.84%) REST
11 43 (9.51%) RESTful
11 43 (9.51%) Ajax
11 43 (9.51%) Play Framework
12 42 (9.29%) .NET
13 39 (8.63%) JSON
14 29 (6.42%) Memcached
15 27 (5.97%) Sass
16 24 (5.31%) XML
17 23 (5.09%) RabbitMQ
18 22 (4.87%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 64 (14.16%) Open Source
2 23 (5.09%) Mobile App
3 21 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.54%) User Experience
5 14 (3.10%) Statistics
6 11 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.55%) Replication
8 6 (1.33%) iPhone
8 6 (1.33%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.11%) Social Media
9 5 (1.11%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (1.11%) NHS
10 4 (0.88%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.66%) iPad
11 3 (0.66%) Online Games
12 2 (0.44%) Semantic Web
12 2 (0.44%) Streaming Video
12 2 (0.44%) Social Gaming
12 2 (0.44%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 107 (23.67%) Linux
2 72 (15.93%) UNIX
3 38 (8.41%) Windows
4 22 (4.87%) Android
5 19 (4.20%) Mac OS X
6 16 (3.54%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.55%) SUSE
8 6 (1.33%) CentOS
9 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.66%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.66%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.44%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.22%) Solaris
12 1 (0.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (50.66%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (32.52%) TDD
3 97 (21.46%) Scrum
4 72 (15.93%) BDD
5 67 (14.82%) Configuration Management
6 59 (13.05%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (10.18%) Kanban
8 40 (8.85%) Web Development
9 36 (7.96%) MVC
10 34 (7.52%) DevOps
11 33 (7.30%) E-Commerce
12 32 (7.08%) Software Architecture
13 24 (5.31%) OO
14 22 (4.87%) Continuous Delivery
15 21 (4.65%) Software Engineering
16 19 (4.20%) Mentoring
17 17 (3.76%) Pair Programming
18 16 (3.54%) OOP
19 14 (3.10%) Product Management
20 13 (2.88%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 450 (99.56%) Ruby
2 195 (43.14%) JavaScript
3 97 (21.46%) Java
4 77 (17.04%) Python
5 46 (10.18%) SQL
6 40 (8.85%) Scala
7 26 (5.75%) Golang
8 24 (5.31%) Shell Script
9 23 (5.09%) C#
10 21 (4.65%) PowerShell
11 19 (4.20%) Bash Shell
11 19 (4.20%) PHP
12 11 (2.43%) Perl
13 9 (1.99%) Groovy
13 9 (1.99%) Clojure
14 8 (1.77%) C++
14 8 (1.77%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.11%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.88%) VB
17 3 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (5.75%) Degree
2 11 (2.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.66%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.11%) QA
2 4 (0.88%) SLA
3 2 (0.44%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 23 (5.09%) Varnish
2 16 (3.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 10 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.55%) VirtualBox
4 7 (1.55%) Docker
5 4 (0.88%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.66%) vCloud
7 2 (0.44%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.44%) XenApp
7 2 (0.44%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 56 (12.39%) Puppet
2 27 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (3.76%) Vagrant
4 11 (2.43%) Ansible
4 11 (2.43%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.66%) Mesos
6 2 (0.44%) logstash
6 2 (0.44%) Salt
6 2 (0.44%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.22%) Nagios
7 1 (0.22%) Kibana
7 1 (0.22%) Graphite
7 1 (0.22%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 36 (7.96%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.32%) Oracle
3 10 (2.21%) VMware
3 10 (2.21%) Rackspace
4 9 (1.99%) Red Hat
5 7 (1.55%) Google
6 3 (0.66%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.44%) SAP
7 2 (0.44%) Citrix
7 2 (0.44%) Brocade
7 2 (0.44%) Vyatta
7 2 (0.44%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.22%) Wall Street Systems
8 1 (0.22%) Telerik
8 1 (0.22%) Perforce
8 1 (0.22%) Apple
8 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com
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