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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 67 69 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.14% 0.26% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 0.91% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £390 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 -
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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
169 219 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.41% 28.74% 33.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 121 118
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Django
2 1 (50.00%) Alfresco
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Mule
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (50.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (50.00%) Alfresco
1 1 (50.00%) Mule
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Django
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (50.00%) Play Framework
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript