The first table below looks at the demand for Active Record skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Record over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Active Record Pattern
Rank 410 - 417
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Active Record 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% - 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.011% - 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate £431 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 - £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £288
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18535 16423 20573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.61% 76.02% 73.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13086 11421 13439
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 222 328
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £135.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Active Record
England

Active Record
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Record across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Active Record Jobs Demand Trend in London

Active Record
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Record across the London region.

Active Record Daily Rate Trend in London

Active Record
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Active Record 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 Active Record.

1 17 (100.00%) HTML
1 17 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 17 (100.00%) Ruby
1 17 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 17 (100.00%) jQuery
2 16 (94.12%) Relational Database
3 15 (88.24%) JRuby
4 12 (70.59%) Java
5 11 (64.71%) SOAP
5 11 (64.71%) Oracle
5 11 (64.71%) RSpec
5 11 (64.71%) Subversion
5 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
6 10 (58.82%) CSS
6 10 (58.82%) Tomcat
6 10 (58.82%) J2SE
7 8 (47.06%) XML
8 6 (35.29%) Workflow
8 6 (35.29%) Ajax
8 6 (35.29%) XSLT
9 4 (23.53%) Finance
10 3 (17.65%) Banking
11 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
12 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (5.88%) Web Development
12 1 (5.88%) Open Source
12 1 (5.88%) Natural Language Processing
12 1 (5.88%) Linux
12 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (5.88%) SQL

Active Record
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Active Record 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 Active Record. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (58.82%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (94.12%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) RSpec
1 11 (64.71%) Subversion
1 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) Ruby Developer
3 7 (41.18%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) HTML
1 17 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 17 (100.00%) jQuery
2 15 (88.24%) JRuby
3 11 (64.71%) SOAP
4 10 (58.82%) CSS
4 10 (58.82%) J2SE
5 8 (47.06%) XML
6 6 (35.29%) Ajax
6 6 (35.29%) XSLT
7 1 (5.88%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Workflow
2 1 (5.88%) Web Development
2 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 17 (100.00%) Ruby
2 12 (70.59%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle