The first table below looks at the demand for Resque 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 Resque 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards 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
Resque
Rank 411 387 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Contract jobs citing Resque 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.009% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.014% 0.032% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7080 6238 7719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.26% 28.87% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5091 4525 5117
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 63 75
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £163.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Resque
England

Resque
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Resque Jobs Demand Trend in London

Resque
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Resque Daily Rate Trend in London

Resque
Top 26 Related IT Skills in London

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

1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (100.00%) Redis
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (75.00%) Memcached
2 3 (75.00%) Phusion Passenger
2 3 (75.00%) Sinatra
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) RSpec
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) OAuth
3 1 (25.00%) Heroku
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS

Resque
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

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

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Redis
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (75.00%) Memcached
2 3 (75.00%) Phusion Passenger
2 3 (75.00%) Sinatra
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) OAuth
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) SQL