The first table below looks at the demand for Ruby on Rails skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 Essex 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 - - 42
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £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 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
180 80 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 23.78% 19.46% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 42 38
Average daily rate £342 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.38% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £190 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 15
Average hourly rate £35.80 £27.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.18% +0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.48 £23.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £37.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Ruby on Rails
East of England

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Essex region.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Ruby on Rails
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex 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
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Vacancies
Billericay - - - -
Ruby on Rails
East of England

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) ERP
1 4 (100.00%) OOD
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
1 4 (100.00%) Logistics
1 4 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) Marketing

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
1 4 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) ERP
1 4 (100.00%) OOD
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Logistics
1 4 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft