The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank - - 73
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £428 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -88.73%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
169 180 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.21% 24.26% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 88 163
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Ruby on Rails as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Ruby on Rails
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 4 (80.00%) Pair Programming
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Workflow
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Kanban
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) Line Management
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) Teradata
5 1 (20.00%) LAMP
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) C
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) Retail

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) LAMP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) Pair Programming
1 4 (80.00%) SDLC
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) Workflow
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Line Management
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Teradata