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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 239 241 271
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +30
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 185 196 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.76% 0.78% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.51% 2.45% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 146 109
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
+42.00% -
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
7382 8002 7771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.41% 31.75% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5154 5785 5523
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
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 52 53 78
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +18 25 £375 -6.25% 11
Westminster - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Ruby on Rails
England

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 379 (99.48%) Ruby
2 155 (40.68%) TDD
3 153 (40.16%) HTML
4 144 (37.80%) CSS
5 139 (36.48%) JavaScript
6 115 (30.18%) Agile Software Development
6 115 (30.18%) BDD
7 92 (24.15%) HTML5
8 85 (22.31%) Linux
9 83 (21.78%) Git (software)
10 82 (21.52%) CSS3
11 71 (18.64%) Sinatra
12 65 (17.06%) Open Source
12 65 (17.06%) Scrum
13 62 (16.27%) Java
14 61 (16.01%) RSpec
15 56 (14.70%) MySQL
16 54 (14.17%) Cucumber
17 49 (12.86%) NoSQL
18 48 (12.60%) jQuery
19 44 (11.55%) Scala
20 41 (10.76%) REST
21 39 (10.24%) MongoDB
21 39 (10.24%) PHP
21 39 (10.24%) Web Services
22 38 (9.97%) OO
23 37 (9.71%) JSON
24 36 (9.45%) PostgreSQL
25 35 (9.19%) Apache Cassandra
26 31 (8.14%) Mobile App

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 18 (4.72%) Node.js
2 14 (3.67%) CMS
3 10 (2.62%) Apache
4 5 (1.31%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (0.79%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.79%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.79%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.79%) Apache Solr
5 3 (0.79%) nginx
6 2 (0.52%) WordPress
6 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.26%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.26%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.26%) TorqueBox
7 1 (0.26%) Confluence
7 1 (0.26%) Kentico
Applications
1 4 (1.05%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.52%) Gephi
3 2 (0.52%) MS Office
3 2 (0.52%) SPSS
4 1 (0.26%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.26%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.26%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.26%) Magento
1 1 (0.26%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.94%) GitHub
3 11 (2.89%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (2.10%) SaaS
5 5 (1.31%) Heroku
6 4 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.52%) PaaS
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.26%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.62%) HTTP
2 8 (2.10%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.84%) Internet
4 6 (1.57%) LDAP
5 4 (1.05%) SSL
6 3 (0.79%) DNS
7 2 (0.52%) AMQP
7 2 (0.52%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.52%) Network Security
7 2 (0.52%) VPN
8 1 (0.26%) Firewall
8 1 (0.26%) NetScreen
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (14.70%) MySQL
2 49 (12.86%) NoSQL
3 39 (10.24%) MongoDB
4 36 (9.45%) PostgreSQL
5 35 (9.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 26 (6.82%) Redis
7 18 (4.72%) Big Data
8 9 (2.36%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (1.05%) SQL Server
10 2 (0.52%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.52%) Mahout
10 2 (0.52%) HBase
10 2 (0.52%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.52%) IDOL
11 1 (0.26%) DB2
11 1 (0.26%) MS Access
11 1 (0.26%) KDB
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.26%) Riak
Development Applications
1 83 (21.78%) Git (software)
2 61 (16.01%) RSpec
3 54 (14.17%) Cucumber
4 20 (5.25%) RubyGems
5 18 (4.72%) Jenkins
5 18 (4.72%) Jasmine
6 14 (3.67%) WATIR
7 10 (2.62%) Subversion
8 6 (1.57%) Hudson
9 5 (1.31%) JUnit
9 5 (1.31%) JIRA
9 5 (1.31%) Selenium
10 4 (1.05%) Capybara
11 1 (0.26%) JMeter
11 1 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.26%) TestPartner
11 1 (0.26%) NUnit
11 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.26%) Mercurial
General
1 26 (6.82%) Finance
2 25 (6.56%) Games
3 12 (3.15%) Marketing
4 8 (2.10%) Retail
4 8 (2.10%) Advertising
5 6 (1.57%) Publishing
6 4 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.79%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.79%) Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Law
8 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 301 (79.00%) Developer
2 136 (35.70%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 131 (34.38%) Ruby Developer
4 48 (12.60%) Architect
5 39 (10.24%) Senior Developer
6 27 (7.09%) Programmer
7 19 (4.99%) Front-End Developer
8 18 (4.72%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 17 (4.46%) Technical Architect
10 16 (4.20%) Java Developer
11 9 (2.36%) Enterprise Architect
11 9 (2.36%) Senior Architect
12 8 (2.10%) Senior Java Developer
13 7 (1.84%) Digital Architect
14 6 (1.57%) Web Developer
14 6 (1.57%) Lead Developer
15 5 (1.31%) Software Architect
15 5 (1.31%) JavaScript Developer
15 5 (1.31%) Agile Java Developer
15 5 (1.31%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (40.16%) HTML
2 144 (37.80%) CSS
3 92 (24.15%) HTML5
4 82 (21.52%) CSS3
5 71 (18.64%) Sinatra
6 48 (12.60%) jQuery
7 41 (10.76%) REST
8 39 (10.24%) Web Services
9 37 (9.71%) JSON
10 31 (8.14%) Ajax
11 29 (7.61%) RESTful
12 28 (7.35%) Django
13 26 (6.82%) Play Framework
14 18 (4.72%) Backbone.js
15 17 (4.46%) Sass
15 17 (4.46%) AngularJS
15 17 (4.46%) .NET
16 15 (3.94%) OAuth
17 14 (3.67%) OAuth2
18 13 (3.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (17.06%) Open Source
2 31 (8.14%) Mobile App
3 20 (5.25%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.89%) Online Games
5 7 (1.84%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.31%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.05%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.79%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.79%) Social Gaming
9 2 (0.52%) Social Media
9 2 (0.52%) iPad
9 2 (0.52%) Statistics
9 2 (0.52%) Online Gambling
9 2 (0.52%) Blog
9 2 (0.52%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.52%) W3C
9 2 (0.52%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.26%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.26%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 85 (22.31%) Linux
2 21 (5.51%) UNIX
3 15 (3.94%) Windows
4 12 (3.15%) Mac OS X
5 10 (2.62%) AIX
5 10 (2.62%) Solaris
6 3 (0.79%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.79%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.26%) SUSE
7 1 (0.26%) Debian
7 1 (0.26%) Android
7 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.26%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (40.68%) TDD
2 115 (30.18%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (30.18%) BDD
3 65 (17.06%) Scrum
4 38 (9.97%) OO
5 31 (8.14%) Kanban
6 28 (7.35%) MVC
6 28 (7.35%) Web Development
7 27 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (6.30%) SOA
9 23 (6.04%) Pair Programming
9 23 (6.04%) Product Management
10 21 (5.51%) E-Commerce
11 20 (5.25%) Software Architecture
12 19 (4.99%) User Stories
13 16 (4.20%) Configuration Management
13 16 (4.20%) DevOps
14 15 (3.94%) Test Automation
15 12 (3.15%) OOP
16 11 (2.89%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 379 (99.48%) Ruby
2 139 (36.48%) JavaScript
3 62 (16.27%) Java
4 44 (11.55%) Scala
5 39 (10.24%) PHP
6 30 (7.87%) SQL
7 25 (6.56%) Python
8 19 (4.99%) Perl
9 16 (4.20%) C#
9 16 (4.20%) Objective-C
10 11 (2.89%) Golang
11 9 (2.36%) C
12 8 (2.10%) Clojure
12 8 (2.10%) CoffeeScript
13 7 (1.84%) Groovy
13 7 (1.84%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.05%) R
14 4 (1.05%) C++
15 3 (0.79%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (6.82%) Degree
2 3 (0.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.31%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.26%) SLA
2 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.26%) WCAG
2 1 (0.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (3.94%) Varnish
2 3 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.26%) Snort
3 1 (0.26%) Xen
3 1 (0.26%) Squid
3 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.26%) KVM
3 1 (0.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.26%) OpenSSH
3 1 (0.26%) qmail
3 1 (0.26%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 16 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (4.20%) Puppet
2 11 (2.89%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.26%) Nagios
3 1 (0.26%) Nessus
3 1 (0.26%) Ansible
3 1 (0.26%) logstash
3 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (5.25%) Rackspace
2 10 (2.62%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.31%) Oracle
4 4 (1.05%) Yahoo!
5 3 (0.79%) JBoss
5 3 (0.79%) Adobe
6 2 (0.52%) F5
6 2 (0.52%) Tableau
6 2 (0.52%) Cognos
6 2 (0.52%) Business Objects
6 2 (0.52%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.52%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.26%) Mercator
7 1 (0.26%) Symantec
7 1 (0.26%) Apple
7 1 (0.26%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco
7 1 (0.26%) IBM
7 1 (0.26%) Sybase
7 1 (0.26%) SAP
London
Anantha
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: Just now
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £430 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Aquent
Rate: From £17 to £20 per hour plus bonus and enhanced holiday pay and great
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £525 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £380 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £451 per day
Posted: 6 days ago