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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 68 46 58
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 3 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.39% 1.34% 2.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.45% 4.09% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 21
Average daily rate
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£340 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £335 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.86% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
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
207 171 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 27.13% 32.63% 34.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 96 190
Average daily rate £365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £50.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
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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
Stevenage - 1 £330 -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Ruby on Rails
East of England

Ruby on Rails
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) Sass
1 3 (100.00%) LESS
1 3 (100.00%) Ember.js
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Advertising
2 2 (66.67%) Smartphone
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (33.33%) Jasmine

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) Sass
1 3 (100.00%) LESS
1 3 (100.00%) Ember.js
2 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe