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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.27% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.30% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £750 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £71.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-87.32% -
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
182 92 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 38.40% 36.80% 33.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 39 36
Average daily rate £338 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.81 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Tonbridge - 2 £700 -
Ruby on Rails
South East

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JMS
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
1 6 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (100.00%) AMQP
1 6 (100.00%) PaaS
1 6 (100.00%) Heroku
1 6 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 6 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (100.00%) Go
1 6 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 6 (100.00%) Docker
1 6 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 6 (100.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Microservices
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 5 (83.33%) High Availability
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) SOA
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Foundry
5 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (16.67%) Release Management
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 6 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 6 (100.00%) Heroku
1 6 (100.00%) PaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Cloud Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Java Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) Cloud Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) JMS
1 6 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (83.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) High Availability
2 5 (83.33%) Microservices
2 5 (83.33%) SOA
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Go
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Foundry