The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails 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 Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 269 286 236
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -50
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 158 129 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.67% 0.53% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% 1.73% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 108 129
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £279 £319
% change year-on-year
+39.46% -12.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £8.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - £32.50
Ruby on Rails
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7160 7448 6824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.15% 30.48% 30.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5456 5442 4915
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 47 67
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in London

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in London

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the London region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Histogram in London

Ruby on Rails
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the London region.

Ruby on Rails Hourly Rate Trend in London

Ruby on Rails
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
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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
City of London -6 9 £475 +26.66% 15
Ruby on Rails
England

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 327 (99.09%) Ruby
2 210 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (40.00%) TDD
4 128 (38.79%) JavaScript
5 124 (37.58%) CSS
6 122 (36.97%) HTML
7 94 (28.48%) BDD
8 76 (23.03%) MySQL
9 75 (22.73%) Scrum
10 71 (21.52%) Java
11 66 (20.00%) Git (software)
11 66 (20.00%) HTML5
12 65 (19.70%) Linux
13 64 (19.39%) RSpec
13 64 (19.39%) Sinatra
14 55 (16.67%) CSS3
14 55 (16.67%) Open Source
15 52 (15.76%) Web Services
15 52 (15.76%) Cucumber
16 46 (13.94%) jQuery
17 45 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
18 42 (12.73%) NoSQL
19 40 (12.12%) UNIX
19 40 (12.12%) OO
20 39 (11.82%) MongoDB
21 35 (10.61%) REST
22 33 (10.00%) Redis
22 33 (10.00%) Python
23 32 (9.70%) SQL
23 32 (9.70%) Scala

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 17 (5.15%) Node.js
2 12 (3.64%) Apache
3 7 (2.12%) nginx
4 6 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.21%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.91%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.91%) CMS
7 3 (0.91%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.91%) JBoss
8 2 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.61%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.30%) WordPress
9 1 (0.30%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.30%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (1.21%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.61%) MS Office
4 1 (0.30%) GIMP
4 1 (0.30%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.30%) Summit
1 1 (0.30%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.85%) Heroku
3 6 (1.82%) GitHub
3 6 (1.82%) SaaS
4 5 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.91%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.91%) PaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.30%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.85%) HTTP
2 14 (4.24%) Internet
3 9 (2.73%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.52%) LDAP
5 4 (1.21%) SSL
5 4 (1.21%) DNS
6 3 (0.91%) BIG-IP
6 3 (0.91%) VPN
7 2 (0.61%) Firewall
7 2 (0.61%) AMQP
7 2 (0.61%) Network Security
8 1 (0.30%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (23.03%) MySQL
2 45 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
3 42 (12.73%) NoSQL
4 39 (11.82%) MongoDB
5 33 (10.00%) Redis
6 30 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (3.33%) Big Data
8 8 (2.42%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.42%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.21%) SQL Server
10 3 (0.91%) HBase
11 2 (0.61%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.61%) IDOL
12 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.30%) SimpleDB
12 1 (0.30%) MS Access
12 1 (0.30%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 66 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 64 (19.39%) RSpec
3 52 (15.76%) Cucumber
4 13 (3.94%) Subversion
5 12 (3.64%) Jenkins
6 10 (3.03%) WATIR
7 8 (2.42%) Jasmine
8 7 (2.12%) Selenium
8 7 (2.12%) Capybara
9 6 (1.82%) RubyGems
10 5 (1.52%) JUnit
11 3 (0.91%) JIRA
11 3 (0.91%) Hudson
12 2 (0.61%) RubyMine
12 2 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (0.61%) FitNesse
13 1 (0.30%) Maven
13 1 (0.30%) MSI
13 1 (0.30%) JMeter
13 1 (0.30%) Gradle
General
1 20 (6.06%) Finance
2 18 (5.45%) Marketing
3 7 (2.12%) Banking
3 7 (2.12%) Retail
3 7 (2.12%) Advertising
4 6 (1.82%) Games
5 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.30%) French Language
6 1 (0.30%) Electronics
6 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 259 (78.48%) Developer
2 117 (35.45%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 87 (26.36%) Ruby Developer
4 40 (12.12%) Senior Developer
5 31 (9.39%) Architect
5 31 (9.39%) Java Developer
6 19 (5.76%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
7 17 (5.15%) Programmer
7 17 (5.15%) Front-End Developer
8 12 (3.64%) Technical Architect
8 12 (3.64%) Web Developer
8 12 (3.64%) Senior Architect
9 7 (2.12%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (1.82%) Digital Architect
10 6 (1.82%) Lead Developer
11 5 (1.52%) Python Developer
12 4 (1.21%) Software Developer
13 3 (0.91%) Agile Java Developer
13 3 (0.91%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 3 (0.91%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (37.58%) CSS
2 122 (36.97%) HTML
3 66 (20.00%) HTML5
4 64 (19.39%) Sinatra
5 55 (16.67%) CSS3
6 52 (15.76%) Web Services
7 46 (13.94%) jQuery
8 35 (10.61%) REST
9 31 (9.39%) Sass
10 29 (8.79%) Django
11 28 (8.48%) JSON
11 28 (8.48%) AngularJS
12 26 (7.88%) Backbone.js
13 24 (7.27%) RESTful
14 22 (6.67%) Ajax
15 18 (5.45%) XML
16 16 (4.85%) Play Framework
17 15 (4.55%) J2EE
17 15 (4.55%) LAMP
18 13 (3.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 55 (16.67%) Open Source
2 23 (6.97%) User Experience
3 14 (4.24%) Mobile App
4 13 (3.94%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.73%) Visualisation
6 8 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.12%) Mobile Payment
7 7 (2.12%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.82%) Social Media
8 6 (1.82%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.82%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.21%) Online Games
10 3 (0.91%) Statistics
10 3 (0.91%) Social Gaming
11 2 (0.61%) iPad
11 2 (0.61%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.61%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.61%) W3C
12 1 (0.30%) iPhone
12 1 (0.30%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 65 (19.70%) Linux
2 40 (12.12%) UNIX
3 11 (3.33%) Mac OS X
4 10 (3.03%) Windows
5 8 (2.42%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.82%) Android
7 4 (1.21%) Solaris
8 3 (0.91%) CentOS
8 3 (0.91%) AIX
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (40.00%) TDD
3 94 (28.48%) BDD
4 75 (22.73%) Scrum
5 40 (12.12%) OO
6 30 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 27 (8.18%) Kanban
8 22 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (6.36%) Mentoring
10 19 (5.76%) Web Development
10 19 (5.76%) DevOps
11 18 (5.45%) Product Management
11 18 (5.45%) Configuration Management
12 17 (5.15%) Pair Programming
12 17 (5.15%) Software Architecture
13 16 (4.85%) User Stories
14 14 (4.24%) Test Automation
15 12 (3.64%) SOA
16 11 (3.33%) Responsive Web Design
16 11 (3.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 327 (99.09%) Ruby
2 128 (38.79%) JavaScript
3 71 (21.52%) Java
4 33 (10.00%) Python
5 32 (9.70%) SQL
5 32 (9.70%) Scala
6 19 (5.76%) PHP
6 19 (5.76%) Clojure
7 18 (5.45%) Perl
8 16 (4.85%) Objective-C
9 15 (4.55%) C#
10 13 (3.94%) Golang
11 11 (3.33%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.12%) Groovy
12 7 (2.12%) C
12 7 (2.12%) CoffeeScript
13 4 (1.21%) R
13 4 (1.21%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.21%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.21%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 22 (6.67%) Degree
2 8 (2.42%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.52%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) COBIT
2 1 (0.30%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.30%) SLA
2 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (4.85%) Varnish
2 11 (3.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (1.21%) Docker
4 2 (0.61%) vCloud
4 2 (0.61%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.30%) XenApp
5 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.30%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (3.33%) Puppet
2 9 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.73%) Capistrano
3 6 (1.82%) Ansible
4 2 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.30%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.30%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.30%) logstash
5 1 (0.30%) Kibana
5 1 (0.30%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (2.42%) Rackspace
2 7 (2.12%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.21%) Oracle
4 3 (0.91%) SAP
4 3 (0.91%) Adobe
4 3 (0.91%) F5
5 2 (0.61%) Facebook
5 2 (0.61%) Twitter
5 2 (0.61%) Cognos
5 2 (0.61%) HP
5 2 (0.61%) Citrix
5 2 (0.61%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.61%) Business Objects
5 2 (0.61%) VMware
5 2 (0.61%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.30%) Google
6 1 (0.30%) Brocade
6 1 (0.30%) Apple
6 1 (0.30%) Vyatta
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