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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank - 36 41
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 0 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 2.73% 2.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.52% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -88.73%
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
59 145 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 22.26% 49.49% 37.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 80 65
Median daily rate £325 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 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 30 August 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 Kent region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JMS
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
1 7 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (100.00%) AMQP
1 7 (100.00%) PaaS
1 7 (100.00%) Heroku
1 7 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 7 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (100.00%) Go
1 7 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 7 (100.00%) Docker
1 7 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 7 (100.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Microservices
2 6 (85.71%) Cloud Native
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (85.71%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) High Availability
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) SOA
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Foundry
5 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
5 1 (14.29%) Release Management
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 7 (100.00%) Heroku
1 7 (100.00%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Cloud Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Java Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Java Software Engineer
3 4 (57.14%) Cloud Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) JMS
1 7 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (85.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Cloud Native
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (85.71%) High Availability
2 6 (85.71%) Microservices
2 6 (85.71%) SOA
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Go
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Foundry