The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.12% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£583 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £344
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +118.46%
Ruby on Rails
East of England

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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
162 130 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.96% 26.92% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 76 75
Average daily rate £400 £410 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +51.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £281 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 20
Average hourly rate £38.00 £33.73 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +22.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £25.00 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 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.

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
Southend-on-Sea - 5 £591 -
Ruby on Rails
East of England

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
1 7 (100.00%) Ajax
1 7 (100.00%) JSON
1 7 (100.00%) Django
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Scala
1 7 (100.00%) HTML5
1 7 (100.00%) REST
1 7 (100.00%) Play Framework
2 6 (85.71%) CSS3
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
3 5 (71.43%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
4 4 (57.14%) Web Design
4 4 (57.14%) Open Source
4 4 (57.14%) UNIX
4 4 (57.14%) Mac OS X
5 3 (42.86%) SOA
5 3 (42.86%) HTTP
5 3 (42.86%) Puppet
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
5 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
5 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (28.57%) Critical Success Factor
6 2 (28.57%) API Design

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Senior Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Java Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Senior Java Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) Ajax
1 7 (100.00%) JSON
1 7 (100.00%) Django
1 7 (100.00%) HTML5
1 7 (100.00%) REST
1 7 (100.00%) Play Framework
2 6 (85.71%) CSS3
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
3 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 2 (28.57%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
3 4 (57.14%) Open Source
3 4 (57.14%) Web Design
4 3 (42.86%) SOA
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Kanban
5 2 (28.57%) User Stories
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Coaching
5 2 (28.57%) Critical Success Factor
5 2 (28.57%) API Design
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
6 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
1 7 (100.00%) Scala
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
1 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) WSO2