The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 37 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.00% 0.69% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.13% 2.86% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£700 £494 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.77% +41.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
+42.00% -
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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 Kent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
117 70 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 39.00% 24.31% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 42 41
Average daily rate £275 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £14.50 £170.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.86% -91.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Ruby on Rails
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
1 6 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (83.33%) Open Source
2 5 (83.33%) PaaS
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
3 4 (66.67%) Financial Institution
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Spring
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) IaaS
5 2 (33.33%) Migration

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 6 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) PaaS
2 3 (50.00%) IaaS
General
1 4 (66.67%) Financial Institution
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) Python