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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
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
South East

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
130 85 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 39.51% 31.37% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 43 41
Average daily rate £338 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) SNMP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) Nagios
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) PKI
1 4 (100.00%) Statistics
1 4 (100.00%) Grails
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) Splunk
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) SoftLayer
1 4 (100.00%) Sumo Logic

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) SoftLayer
1 4 (100.00%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SNMP
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Grails
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 4 (100.00%) PKI
1 4 (100.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Nagios
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Splunk