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 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 369 315 311
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -4
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 251 290 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.59% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.74% 2.09% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 226 199
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +118.46%
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
14460 13870 13417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.96% 28.09% 28.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9914 9065 8711
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 203 276
Average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 July 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 29 July 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.

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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 -37 169 £450 +12.50% 46
North East -10 17 £650 - 3
North West -12 17 £325 -13.33% 5
South East -37 15 £425 -0.58% 7
Yorkshire -12 11 £430 - 8
East of England +8 10 £500 +42.85% 1
South West 0 9 £413 +17.85% 1
West Midlands +2 3 £375 +20.00%
Ruby on Rails
UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 491 (99.59%) Ruby
2 239 (48.48%) JavaScript
3 224 (45.44%) Agile Software Development
4 223 (45.23%) CSS
5 202 (40.97%) TDD
6 196 (39.76%) HTML
7 119 (24.14%) MySQL
8 105 (21.30%) Java
9 99 (20.08%) BDD
10 96 (19.47%) RSpec
11 95 (19.27%) Git (software)
12 91 (18.46%) Linux
13 87 (17.65%) HTML5
14 76 (15.42%) MongoDB
15 74 (15.01%) SQL
16 72 (14.60%) Web Development
16 72 (14.60%) Scrum
17 70 (14.20%) PostgreSQL
18 65 (13.18%) AngularJS
19 63 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
20 62 (12.58%) Amazon AWS
21 61 (12.37%) Sinatra
21 61 (12.37%) Cucumber
22 60 (12.17%) Django
22 60 (12.17%) Python
23 58 (11.76%) CSS3
24 57 (11.56%) Puppet
24 57 (11.56%) E-Commerce
25 56 (11.36%) Configuration Management
25 56 (11.36%) Open Source

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 30 (6.09%) Node.js
2 14 (2.84%) Tomcat
3 9 (1.83%) Apache
3 9 (1.83%) nginx
4 8 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (1.62%) Drupal
5 5 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (0.81%) WordPress
6 4 (0.81%) CMS
6 4 (0.81%) IIS
7 3 (0.61%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.61%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.20%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.20%) JBoss
9 1 (0.20%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.20%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.20%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.20%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (1.01%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 62 (12.58%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (9.33%) Heroku
3 20 (4.06%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (3.65%) SaaS
5 10 (2.03%) GitHub
6 9 (1.83%) Amazon S3
6 9 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (1.42%) Google Analytics
7 7 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.61%) SoftLayer
8 3 (0.61%) Sumo Logic
9 2 (0.41%) IaaS
9 2 (0.41%) Force.com
10 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.84%) TCP/IP
1 14 (2.84%) SSL
2 13 (2.64%) Internet
3 11 (2.23%) HTTP
3 11 (2.23%) Firewall
4 5 (1.01%) VPN
5 4 (0.81%) LDAP
6 3 (0.61%) Wireless
6 3 (0.61%) SNMP
7 2 (0.41%) Network Security
8 1 (0.20%) NAS
8 1 (0.20%) SSH
8 1 (0.20%) MPLS
8 1 (0.20%) L2TP
8 1 (0.20%) IPv6
8 1 (0.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (24.14%) MySQL
2 76 (15.42%) MongoDB
3 70 (14.20%) PostgreSQL
4 47 (9.53%) NoSQL
5 41 (8.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 28 (5.68%) SQL Server
7 21 (4.26%) Redis
8 19 (3.85%) Relational Database
9 13 (2.64%) Big Data
10 8 (1.62%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.01%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.81%) Neo4j
13 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.41%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.41%) HBase
Development Applications
1 96 (19.47%) RSpec
2 95 (19.27%) Git (software)
3 61 (12.37%) Cucumber
4 36 (7.30%) Jenkins
5 18 (3.65%) Subversion
6 17 (3.45%) Capybara
7 16 (3.25%) Selenium
8 14 (2.84%) JUnit
8 14 (2.84%) Jasmine
9 9 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.01%) Grunt
12 4 (0.81%) SonarQube
12 4 (0.81%) JIRA
13 3 (0.61%) Maven
13 3 (0.61%) Visual Studio
13 3 (0.61%) WebDriver
13 3 (0.61%) Bower
13 3 (0.61%) Mocha
14 2 (0.41%) LoadRunner
General
1 39 (7.91%) Finance
2 20 (4.06%) Marketing
3 12 (2.43%) Retail
4 11 (2.23%) Publishing
5 8 (1.62%) Games
6 3 (0.61%) Advertising
7 2 (0.41%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.20%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 337 (68.36%) Developer
2 146 (29.61%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 125 (25.35%) Ruby Developer
4 74 (15.01%) Architect
5 65 (13.18%) Senior Developer
6 45 (9.13%) Technical Architect
7 27 (5.48%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 26 (5.27%) Senior Architect
9 22 (4.46%) Java Developer
10 16 (3.25%) Senior Technical Architect
10 16 (3.25%) Digital Architect
11 15 (3.04%) Full Stack Developer
11 15 (3.04%) Digital Technical Architect
12 14 (2.84%) Front-End Developer
13 13 (2.64%) Solutions Architect
13 13 (2.64%) DevOps Engineer
14 11 (2.23%) Analyst
15 9 (1.83%) Software Developer
15 9 (1.83%) DBA
15 9 (1.83%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (45.23%) CSS
2 196 (39.76%) HTML
3 87 (17.65%) HTML5
4 65 (13.18%) AngularJS
5 61 (12.37%) Sinatra
6 60 (12.17%) Django
7 58 (11.76%) CSS3
8 55 (11.16%) REST
9 53 (10.75%) jQuery
10 49 (9.94%) Play Framework
11 47 (9.53%) .NET
12 42 (8.52%) Ajax
13 40 (8.11%) Backbone.js
14 39 (7.91%) JSON
15 36 (7.30%) Web Services
16 33 (6.69%) Ember.js
17 21 (4.26%) RESTful
18 20 (4.06%) XML
19 18 (3.65%) Sass
20 16 (3.25%) React
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.48%) Mobile App
2 21 (4.26%) User Experience
3 14 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.84%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.64%) Statistics
5 10 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.62%) iPhone
7 6 (1.22%) Visualisation
8 4 (0.81%) iPad
8 4 (0.81%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.81%) Algorithms
8 4 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (0.81%) Social Network
8 4 (0.81%) Tandem
9 3 (0.61%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.61%) PKI
9 3 (0.61%) Online Games
9 3 (0.61%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.61%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.41%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 91 (18.46%) Linux
2 47 (9.53%) UNIX
3 27 (5.48%) Windows
4 20 (4.06%) Android
5 16 (3.25%) Mac OS X
5 16 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (2.84%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.42%) SUSE
8 5 (1.01%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.01%) CentOS
9 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.41%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (45.44%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (40.97%) TDD
3 99 (20.08%) BDD
4 72 (14.60%) Scrum
4 72 (14.60%) Web Development
5 63 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
6 57 (11.56%) E-Commerce
7 56 (11.36%) Configuration Management
7 56 (11.36%) Open Source
8 50 (10.14%) DevOps
9 41 (8.32%) MVC
10 36 (7.30%) Software Engineering
11 34 (6.90%) Kanban
12 28 (5.68%) OO
13 27 (5.48%) Mentoring
14 26 (5.27%) Software Architecture
15 24 (4.87%) SDLC
16 23 (4.67%) Analytics
17 22 (4.46%) User Stories
17 22 (4.46%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 491 (99.59%) Ruby
2 239 (48.48%) JavaScript
3 105 (21.30%) Java
4 74 (15.01%) SQL
5 60 (12.17%) Python
6 53 (10.75%) Scala
7 27 (5.48%) Go
8 21 (4.26%) C#
9 20 (4.06%) PHP
10 15 (3.04%) Perl
11 10 (2.03%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.03%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.83%) Objective-C
13 8 (1.62%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.42%) CoffeeScript
15 6 (1.22%) Groovy
15 6 (1.22%) C++
16 5 (1.01%) Clojure
17 4 (0.81%) F#
17 4 (0.81%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 16 (3.25%) Degree
2 12 (2.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.81%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.62%) QA
2 5 (1.01%) SLA
3 2 (0.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 20 (4.06%) Docker
2 11 (2.23%) Varnish
3 6 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.41%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 57 (11.56%) Puppet
2 41 (8.32%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (4.06%) Ansible
4 15 (3.04%) Capistrano
5 13 (2.64%) Vagrant
6 6 (1.22%) Mesos
7 5 (1.01%) Salt
8 4 (0.81%) CA LISA
9 3 (0.61%) Nagios
10 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.20%) Graylog
Vendors
1 26 (5.27%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.26%) Oracle
3 12 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (2.03%) Rackspace
5 8 (1.62%) Google
5 8 (1.62%) Red Hat
6 7 (1.42%) New Relic
7 6 (1.22%) SaltStack
8 4 (0.81%) AppDynamics
8 4 (0.81%) IBM
8 4 (0.81%) HP
8 4 (0.81%) CA
8 4 (0.81%) VMware
8 4 (0.81%) Pega
9 3 (0.61%) Splunk
10 2 (0.41%) WSO2
10 2 (0.41%) Coverity
10 2 (0.41%) Akamai
10 2 (0.41%) Sencha
10 2 (0.41%) SAP
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