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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 341 278 259
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -19
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 70 130 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.62% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.05% 2.07% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 103 120
Average daily rate £431 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £546 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +425.92%
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
6673 6287 6346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.55% 30.18% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4993 4700 4516
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 53
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
City of London +35 8 £425 -10.52% 12
Ruby on Rails
England

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 179 (99.44%) Ruby
2 97 (53.89%) TDD
3 93 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (49.44%) JavaScript
5 84 (46.67%) CSS
6 68 (37.78%) BDD
6 68 (37.78%) HTML
7 65 (36.11%) Scrum
8 64 (35.56%) RSpec
9 51 (28.33%) Git (software)
10 50 (27.78%) Kanban
11 46 (25.56%) Cucumber
12 44 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
13 43 (23.89%) RESTful
13 43 (23.89%) Web Services
14 38 (21.11%) Amazon AWS
14 38 (21.11%) Capybara
15 37 (20.56%) GitHub
16 35 (19.44%) jQuery
16 35 (19.44%) Heroku
16 35 (19.44%) Java
17 34 (18.89%) HTML5
18 31 (17.22%) NoSQL
19 30 (16.67%) Python
20 29 (16.11%) Opscode Chef
21 28 (15.56%) Jenkins
22 27 (15.00%) CSS3
23 26 (14.44%) MongoDB
23 26 (14.44%) Test Automation
23 26 (14.44%) PostgreSQL

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 23 (12.78%) Node.js
2 6 (3.33%) OpenStack
3 5 (2.78%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.22%) CMS
4 4 (2.22%) Confluence
5 2 (1.11%) nginx
5 2 (1.11%) WordPress
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.56%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (0.56%) lighttpd
6 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (4.44%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (1.67%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.56%) SPSS
4 1 (0.56%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (2.78%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (2.22%) BigMachines
2 4 (2.22%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 38 (21.11%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (20.56%) GitHub
3 35 (19.44%) Heroku
4 5 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (2.78%) SaaS
5 4 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.11%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.67%) HTTP
2 11 (6.11%) Internet
3 3 (1.67%) LDAP
4 2 (1.11%) SSL
4 2 (1.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.11%) VPN
5 1 (0.56%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.22%) NoSQL
2 26 (14.44%) MongoDB
2 26 (14.44%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (9.44%) MySQL
4 15 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 15 (8.33%) Redis
5 9 (5.00%) Neo4j
6 7 (3.89%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.78%) Datomic
7 5 (2.78%) SQL Server
8 4 (2.22%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.22%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.67%) Big Data
9 3 (1.67%) HBase
9 3 (1.67%) QlikView
10 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.56%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 64 (35.56%) RSpec
2 51 (28.33%) Git (software)
3 46 (25.56%) Cucumber
4 38 (21.11%) Capybara
5 28 (15.56%) Jenkins
6 17 (9.44%) git-flow
6 17 (9.44%) RubyGems
7 9 (5.00%) Selenium
8 8 (4.44%) Jasmine
9 7 (3.89%) JIRA
9 7 (3.89%) WebDriver
10 6 (3.33%) Vagrant
11 5 (2.78%) Grunt
12 4 (2.22%) JUnit
12 4 (2.22%) Mocha
12 4 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (1.67%) Appium
13 3 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (1.67%) Yeoman
14 2 (1.11%) Protractor
General
1 9 (5.00%) Finance
2 8 (4.44%) Marketing
3 5 (2.78%) Games
4 3 (1.67%) Banking
5 2 (1.11%) Back Office
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Billing
6 1 (0.56%) Legal
6 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 140 (77.78%) Developer
2 81 (45.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 56 (31.11%) Ruby Developer
4 23 (12.78%) Architect
5 14 (7.78%) JavaScript Developer
6 13 (7.22%) HTML Developer
7 11 (6.11%) Agile Developer
7 11 (6.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 11 (6.11%) Technical Architect
8 9 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
9 8 (4.44%) Ruby Engineer
10 7 (3.89%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (3.89%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.33%) Digital Architect
11 6 (3.33%) Programmer
11 6 (3.33%) SQL Developer
12 5 (2.78%) .NET Developer
12 5 (2.78%) Analyst
12 5 (2.78%) Automation Test Analyst
12 5 (2.78%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (46.67%) CSS
2 68 (37.78%) HTML
3 43 (23.89%) RESTful
3 43 (23.89%) Web Services
4 35 (19.44%) jQuery
5 34 (18.89%) HTML5
6 27 (15.00%) CSS3
7 25 (13.89%) .NET
8 24 (13.33%) AngularJS
9 19 (10.56%) Sass
9 19 (10.56%) Sinatra
10 16 (8.89%) JSON
10 16 (8.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 14 (7.78%) Ember.js
12 12 (6.67%) REST
12 12 (6.67%) Velocity
13 11 (6.11%) Django
14 10 (5.56%) React
15 9 (5.00%) Ajax
15 9 (5.00%) Sidekiq
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.78%) User Experience
2 12 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.78%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.78%) Fintech
6 4 (2.22%) Social Media
7 3 (1.67%) Online Games
8 2 (1.11%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.11%) iPad
8 2 (1.11%) iPhone
8 2 (1.11%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.11%) Replication
8 2 (1.11%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.56%) Animation
9 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.56%) New Media
9 1 (0.56%) NHS
9 1 (0.56%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.00%) Linux
2 5 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.22%) Android
4 3 (1.67%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.67%) Unix
5 2 (1.11%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (53.89%) TDD
2 93 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (37.78%) BDD
4 65 (36.11%) Scrum
5 50 (27.78%) Kanban
6 44 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (14.44%) Test Automation
8 24 (13.33%) DevOps
9 19 (10.56%) API Design
10 17 (9.44%) Open Source
11 16 (8.89%) OO
11 16 (8.89%) Pair Programming
12 15 (8.33%) Web Development
13 14 (7.78%) Front End Development
14 13 (7.22%) E-Commerce
15 10 (5.56%) API Development
15 10 (5.56%) Mentoring
16 9 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
16 9 (5.00%) MVC
16 9 (5.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 179 (99.44%) Ruby
2 89 (49.44%) JavaScript
3 35 (19.44%) Java
4 30 (16.67%) Python
5 21 (11.67%) PHP
6 17 (9.44%) Scala
6 17 (9.44%) SQL
7 12 (6.67%) Clojure
8 9 (5.00%) CoffeeScript
9 8 (4.44%) Perl
10 7 (3.89%) Erlang
10 7 (3.89%) Go
11 6 (3.33%) C#
12 5 (2.78%) Haskell
13 4 (2.22%) Apex Code
13 4 (2.22%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.11%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.11%) R
15 1 (0.56%) F#
15 1 (0.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (3.89%) Degree
2 2 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.11%) SDET
3 1 (0.56%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) WAI
System Software
1 18 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) KVM
2 1 (0.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 29 (16.11%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (11.11%) Capistrano
3 16 (8.89%) Puppet
4 4 (2.22%) Ansible
4 4 (2.22%) Mesos
5 1 (0.56%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 8 (4.44%) Oracle
2 7 (3.89%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (3.33%) Facebook
3 6 (3.33%) Twitter
4 4 (2.22%) Siebel
5 3 (1.67%) Tableau
6 2 (1.11%) Akamai
6 2 (1.11%) Google
6 2 (1.11%) New Relic
6 2 (1.11%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.11%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.11%) Zend
7 1 (0.56%) Adobe
7 1 (0.56%) Informatica
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.56%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.56%) Teradata
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