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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 54 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.94% - 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.33% - 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate £513 - £200
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 - £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 - £208
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +425.92%
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
150 99 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.30% 23.02% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 57 75
Average daily rate £438 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 20
Average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 4 £525 -
Colchester - 1 £388 -
Ruby on Rails
East of England

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) HTML5
2 5 (83.33%) CSS3
3 4 (66.67%) REST
3 4 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (66.67%) Puppet
3 4 (66.67%) JSON
3 4 (66.67%) Django
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) Scala
3 4 (66.67%) User Stories
3 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (66.67%) Play Framework
3 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (66.67%) Coaching
3 4 (66.67%) Critical Success Factor
3 4 (66.67%) API Design
3 4 (66.67%) Mac OS X
3 4 (66.67%) Middleware
3 4 (66.67%) SOA
3 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) Subversion

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) HTTP
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Agile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) CSS3
2 5 (83.33%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) Ajax
3 4 (66.67%) Django
3 4 (66.67%) JSON
3 4 (66.67%) Middleware
3 4 (66.67%) Play Framework
3 4 (66.67%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
5 1 (16.67%) Ember.js
5 1 (16.67%) Ext JS
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Mac OS X
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) API Design
2 4 (66.67%) Coaching
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Critical Success Factor
2 4 (66.67%) Kanban
2 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 4 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) User Stories
2 4 (66.67%) Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Scala
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Sencha
1 1 (16.67%) WSO2