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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 303 310 395
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +85
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 293 256 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.55% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.13% 1.92% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 195 129
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £344 £288
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +19.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13758 13351 14136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.83% 28.66% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8961 8646 8788
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 264 345
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 +37 219 £400 - 49
South East +12 34 £426 -13.67% 12
South West -23 12 £350 +0.21% 1
North West +6 10 £375 +15.38% 5
East Midlands -3 6 £400 -30.43% 1
West Midlands -29 5 £313 +4.16% 2
East of England -25 3 £350 +7.69% 8
Yorkshire -1 1 - - 1
North East - 1 - - 6
Ruby on Rails
UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 517 (98.48%) Ruby
2 224 (42.67%) HTML
3 218 (41.52%) TDD
4 209 (39.81%) JavaScript
4 209 (39.81%) CSS
5 149 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
6 137 (26.10%) Linux
7 136 (25.90%) BDD
8 135 (25.71%) HTML5
9 117 (22.29%) CSS3
10 104 (19.81%) MySQL
11 102 (19.43%) Open Source
12 98 (18.67%) Git (software)
13 91 (17.33%) Java
14 87 (16.57%) Scrum
15 74 (14.10%) jQuery
15 74 (14.10%) Sinatra
16 71 (13.52%) RSpec
17 70 (13.33%) Cucumber
18 63 (12.00%) OO
19 62 (11.81%) PostgreSQL
19 62 (11.81%) NoSQL
20 61 (11.62%) MongoDB
21 59 (11.24%) Web Services
22 53 (10.10%) Scala
23 52 (9.90%) PHP
24 48 (9.14%) REST
25 47 (8.95%) Ajax
26 45 (8.57%) SQL
27 44 (8.38%) Degree

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (5.71%) CMS
2 25 (4.76%) Apache
2 25 (4.76%) Node.js
3 12 (2.29%) Cloud Foundry
4 10 (1.90%) Tomcat
4 10 (1.90%) WebSphere
4 10 (1.90%) WebLogic
5 7 (1.33%) MQSeries
5 7 (1.33%) Escenic
5 7 (1.33%) Adobe CQ
6 5 (0.95%) nginx
7 4 (0.76%) WordPress
7 4 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.57%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.38%) Confluence
9 2 (0.38%) Kentico
9 2 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.38%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (3.81%) Photoshop
2 18 (3.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.57%) MS Office
4 2 (0.38%) SPSS
4 2 (0.38%) GIMP
4 2 (0.38%) Gephi
5 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.76%) Magento
2 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.19%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.33%) GitHub
2 26 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.86%) Heroku
4 14 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (2.67%) Amazon S3
5 9 (1.71%) SaaS
6 5 (0.95%) PaaS
6 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.57%) IaaS
8 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.19%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.24%) LDAP
2 11 (2.10%) SSH
3 10 (1.90%) HTTP
4 8 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.52%) Internet
5 5 (0.95%) SSL
6 4 (0.76%) DNS
7 2 (0.38%) VPN
7 2 (0.38%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.38%) Network Security
7 2 (0.38%) AMQP
7 2 (0.38%) Firewall
8 1 (0.19%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (0.19%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.19%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.19%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.19%) PBX
8 1 (0.19%) SMTP
8 1 (0.19%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (19.81%) MySQL
2 62 (11.81%) PostgreSQL
2 62 (11.81%) NoSQL
3 61 (11.62%) MongoDB
4 36 (6.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 36 (6.86%) Redis
5 28 (5.33%) Big Data
6 20 (3.81%) Hadoop
7 15 (2.86%) SQL Server
8 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (0.76%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.38%) Mahout
9 2 (0.38%) MS Access
9 2 (0.38%) IDOL
9 2 (0.38%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.19%) Riak
10 1 (0.19%) HBase
10 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 98 (18.67%) Git (software)
2 71 (13.52%) RSpec
3 70 (13.33%) Cucumber
4 22 (4.19%) Jenkins
5 21 (4.00%) RubyGems
6 19 (3.62%) Jasmine
7 18 (3.43%) Subversion
8 13 (2.48%) WATIR
9 11 (2.10%) Karma Test Runner
10 10 (1.90%) Sublime Text
11 7 (1.33%) Capybara
11 7 (1.33%) Selenium
12 6 (1.14%) JIRA
12 6 (1.14%) JUnit
13 4 (0.76%) Hudson
14 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 2 (0.38%) SpecFlow
14 2 (0.38%) NUnit
14 2 (0.38%) FitNesse
14 2 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 42 (8.00%) Finance
2 26 (4.95%) Games
3 16 (3.05%) Retail
4 13 (2.48%) Marketing
5 11 (2.10%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.90%) Advertising
7 7 (1.33%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.14%) Publishing
9 5 (0.95%) Banking
10 4 (0.76%) Back Office
10 4 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 405 (77.14%) Developer
2 198 (37.71%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 169 (32.19%) Ruby Developer
4 60 (11.43%) Architect
5 48 (9.14%) Senior Developer
6 47 (8.95%) Programmer
7 23 (4.38%) Java Developer
8 21 (4.00%) Technical Architect
8 21 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
9 18 (3.43%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
10 15 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
11 13 (2.48%) Web Developer
12 11 (2.10%) Senior Architect
13 10 (1.90%) Analyst
13 10 (1.90%) Software Engineer
14 9 (1.71%) Enterprise Architect
15 8 (1.52%) DevOps Architect
16 7 (1.33%) Digital Architect
16 7 (1.33%) Java Programmer
16 7 (1.33%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (42.67%) HTML
2 209 (39.81%) CSS
3 135 (25.71%) HTML5
4 117 (22.29%) CSS3
5 74 (14.10%) Sinatra
5 74 (14.10%) jQuery
6 59 (11.24%) Web Services
7 48 (9.14%) REST
8 47 (8.95%) Ajax
9 42 (8.00%) JSON
10 37 (7.05%) Django
11 34 (6.48%) Sass
12 33 (6.29%) .NET
13 30 (5.71%) Backbone.js
14 29 (5.52%) AngularJS
14 29 (5.52%) RESTful
14 29 (5.52%) Play Framework
15 28 (5.33%) OAuth
16 27 (5.14%) OAuth2
17 21 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 102 (19.43%) Open Source
2 32 (6.10%) Computer Science
3 31 (5.90%) Mobile App
4 13 (2.48%) Digital Media
5 11 (2.10%) Online Games
6 9 (1.71%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.76%) Data Integration
7 4 (0.76%) Visualisation
7 4 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.57%) iPad
8 3 (0.57%) Social Gaming
8 3 (0.57%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.57%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.57%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.57%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (0.57%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.38%) Blog
9 2 (0.38%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 137 (26.10%) Linux
2 24 (4.57%) UNIX
3 19 (3.62%) Windows
4 13 (2.48%) Mac OS X
5 11 (2.10%) Solaris
6 10 (1.90%) AIX
6 10 (1.90%) Mac OS
7 9 (1.71%) Android
7 9 (1.71%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.52%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.57%) CentOS
10 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.38%) Debian
11 1 (0.19%) Fedora
11 1 (0.19%) SUSE
11 1 (0.19%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (41.52%) TDD
2 149 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (25.90%) BDD
4 87 (16.57%) Scrum
5 63 (12.00%) OO
6 39 (7.43%) Kanban
7 38 (7.24%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (6.86%) Web Development
9 33 (6.29%) MVC
10 29 (5.52%) Product Management
11 27 (5.14%) Pair Programming
11 27 (5.14%) Software Engineering
12 26 (4.95%) E-Commerce
13 25 (4.76%) SOA
13 25 (4.76%) DevOps
14 22 (4.19%) User Stories
14 22 (4.19%) OOP
15 20 (3.81%) Software Architecture
16 19 (3.62%) Configuration Management
17 18 (3.43%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 517 (98.48%) Ruby
2 209 (39.81%) JavaScript
3 91 (17.33%) Java
4 53 (10.10%) Scala
5 52 (9.90%) PHP
6 45 (8.57%) SQL
7 35 (6.67%) Python
8 30 (5.71%) C#
9 26 (4.95%) Perl
10 19 (3.62%) Objective-C
11 12 (2.29%) C++
12 11 (2.10%) C
13 9 (1.71%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.71%) CoffeeScript
13 9 (1.71%) Golang
14 8 (1.52%) Clojure
15 7 (1.33%) Groovy
16 4 (0.76%) PHP5
16 4 (0.76%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (8.38%) Degree
2 16 (3.05%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.05%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.19%) SLA
2 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (2.67%) Varnish
2 2 (0.38%) Xen
2 2 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.38%) qmail
3 1 (0.19%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.19%) OpenSSH
3 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.19%) Samba
3 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.19%) Snort
3 1 (0.19%) Squid
3 1 (0.19%) KVM
Systems Management
1 21 (4.00%) Puppet
2 20 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (2.48%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.38%) Ansible
4 2 (0.38%) Nagios
5 1 (0.19%) Nessus
5 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.19%) logstash
5 1 (0.19%) Graylog2
5 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 23 (4.38%) Rackspace
2 14 (2.67%) Oracle
3 12 (2.29%) Microsoft
4 10 (1.90%) JBoss
5 8 (1.52%) Adobe
5 8 (1.52%) Yahoo!
6 5 (0.95%) VMware
7 4 (0.76%) New Relic
8 3 (0.57%) Sony
8 3 (0.57%) F5
9 2 (0.38%) Tableau
9 2 (0.38%) Perforce
9 2 (0.38%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.38%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.38%) Akamai
9 2 (0.38%) Google
9 2 (0.38%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.38%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.38%) Cognos
9 2 (0.38%) Cisco
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