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 20 April 2015 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 244 229 276
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +47
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 169 189 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.76% 0.78% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.53% 2.66% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 166 81
Average daily rate
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£428 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 -
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
6679 7104 6266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.93% 29.40% 28.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4749 5105 4538
Average daily rate £425 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 63
Average hourly rate £22.18 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.85% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £19.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £164.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 20 April 2015.

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 20 April 2015. 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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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 +16 22 £450 +12.50% 12
Ruby on Rails
England

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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.

1 299 (99.34%) Ruby
2 161 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (45.51%) JavaScript
4 128 (42.52%) CSS
5 117 (38.87%) HTML
6 110 (36.54%) TDD
7 90 (29.90%) RSpec
8 76 (25.25%) MySQL
9 70 (23.26%) Scrum
10 68 (22.59%) BDD
11 67 (22.26%) HTML5
12 61 (20.27%) Git (software)
13 57 (18.94%) Linux
14 56 (18.60%) Web Services
14 56 (18.60%) jQuery
14 56 (18.60%) CSS3
15 54 (17.94%) Sinatra
16 53 (17.61%) Amazon AWS
16 53 (17.61%) Java
17 47 (15.61%) Cucumber
17 47 (15.61%) MongoDB
18 44 (14.62%) NoSQL
19 43 (14.29%) UNIX
20 42 (13.95%) AngularJS
21 41 (13.62%) REST
22 40 (13.29%) PostgreSQL
23 37 (12.29%) SQL
23 37 (12.29%) Node.js
24 36 (11.96%) Puppet
25 34 (11.30%) Open Source

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 37 (12.29%) Node.js
2 18 (5.98%) nginx
3 12 (3.99%) Apache
3 12 (3.99%) Tomcat
4 9 (2.99%) Apache Solr
5 6 (1.99%) CMS
5 6 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.00%) Alfresco
7 2 (0.66%) Confluence
7 2 (0.66%) IIS
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.66%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 53 (17.61%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (10.63%) Heroku
3 11 (3.65%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (3.32%) SaaS
5 9 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (2.33%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (1.00%) GitHub
7 3 (1.00%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.00%) Force.com
8 2 (0.66%) IaaS
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.33%) PaaS
9 1 (0.33%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.65%) LDAP
2 8 (2.66%) Internet
3 4 (1.33%) Firewall
3 4 (1.33%) VPN
4 3 (1.00%) HTTP
5 2 (0.66%) Network Security
5 2 (0.66%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.33%) SSL
6 1 (0.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (25.25%) MySQL
2 47 (15.61%) MongoDB
3 44 (14.62%) NoSQL
4 40 (13.29%) PostgreSQL
5 31 (10.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 28 (9.30%) Redis
7 12 (3.99%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.66%) SQL Server
9 4 (1.33%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.00%) Big Data
11 2 (0.66%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.33%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.33%) HBase
Development Applications
1 90 (29.90%) RSpec
2 61 (20.27%) Git (software)
3 47 (15.61%) Cucumber
4 16 (5.32%) Capybara
5 15 (4.98%) JUnit
6 14 (4.65%) Selenium
7 10 (3.32%) Jasmine
8 8 (2.66%) Grunt
9 7 (2.33%) Hudson
9 7 (2.33%) Mercurial
10 6 (1.99%) JIRA
11 5 (1.66%) Jenkins
12 4 (1.33%) Maven
13 3 (1.00%) Subversion
14 2 (0.66%) MSI
14 2 (0.66%) RubyMine
14 2 (0.66%) Gradle
15 1 (0.33%) Artifactory
15 1 (0.33%) Bower
15 1 (0.33%) Android Studio
General
1 17 (5.65%) Marketing
2 15 (4.98%) Finance
3 11 (3.65%) Advertising
4 10 (3.32%) Publishing
5 6 (1.99%) Games
6 4 (1.33%) Banking
7 2 (0.66%) Law
7 2 (0.66%) Retail
8 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.33%) French Language
8 1 (0.33%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 200 (66.45%) Developer
2 105 (34.88%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 64 (21.26%) Ruby Developer
4 41 (13.62%) Architect
5 38 (12.62%) Senior Developer
6 27 (8.97%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
7 23 (7.64%) Technical Architect
8 17 (5.65%) Java Developer
9 13 (4.32%) Senior Architect
10 12 (3.99%) Lead Developer
10 12 (3.99%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (2.99%) Digital Architect
11 9 (2.99%) Full Stack Developer
12 7 (2.33%) Digital Technical Architect
12 7 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (2.33%) Web Developer
12 7 (2.33%) Technical Leader
13 6 (1.99%) Front-End Developer
14 4 (1.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
14 4 (1.33%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (42.52%) CSS
2 117 (38.87%) HTML
3 67 (22.26%) HTML5
4 56 (18.60%) Web Services
4 56 (18.60%) jQuery
4 56 (18.60%) CSS3
5 54 (17.94%) Sinatra
6 42 (13.95%) AngularJS
7 41 (13.62%) REST
8 34 (11.30%) Django
9 28 (9.30%) Play Framework
10 27 (8.97%) Memcached
11 26 (8.64%) Ajax
12 25 (8.31%) JSON
13 23 (7.64%) RESTful
14 22 (7.31%) .NET
15 20 (6.64%) Backbone.js
16 19 (6.31%) React
17 18 (5.98%) Sass
18 17 (5.65%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.30%) Open Source
2 19 (6.31%) Mobile App
3 8 (2.66%) User Experience
3 8 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.33%) Replication
5 6 (1.99%) iPhone
6 5 (1.66%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (1.66%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.66%) Social Media
7 4 (1.33%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.00%) iPad
9 2 (0.66%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.66%) Social Gaming
9 2 (0.66%) Online Games
9 2 (0.66%) Semantic Web
9 2 (0.66%) Streaming Video
9 2 (0.66%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.33%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 57 (18.94%) Linux
2 43 (14.29%) UNIX
3 18 (5.98%) Android
4 15 (4.98%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.99%) CentOS
6 5 (1.66%) Windows
7 4 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.66%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.33%) Solaris
9 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (36.54%) TDD
3 70 (23.26%) Scrum
4 68 (22.59%) BDD
5 31 (10.30%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (9.97%) Kanban
7 28 (9.30%) E-Commerce
8 27 (8.97%) DevOps
9 25 (8.31%) Configuration Management
10 21 (6.98%) Web Development
11 20 (6.64%) Software Engineering
12 19 (6.31%) OO
13 18 (5.98%) MVC
13 18 (5.98%) Software Architecture
14 17 (5.65%) Pair Programming
15 15 (4.98%) Mentoring
16 13 (4.32%) Refactoring
16 13 (4.32%) Domain-Driven Design
17 11 (3.65%) Mobile Development
17 11 (3.65%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 299 (99.34%) Ruby
2 137 (45.51%) JavaScript
3 53 (17.61%) Java
4 37 (12.29%) SQL
5 30 (9.97%) Python
6 25 (8.31%) Scala
7 15 (4.98%) Bash Shell
8 13 (4.32%) Golang
9 9 (2.99%) Perl
9 9 (2.99%) C#
9 9 (2.99%) Groovy
10 8 (2.66%) Clojure
11 7 (2.33%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.66%) PHP
12 5 (1.66%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.00%) Erlang
14 2 (0.66%) CoffeeScript
14 2 (0.66%) R
14 2 (0.66%) C++
15 1 (0.33%) RubyMotion
Qualifications
1 8 (2.66%) Degree
2 3 (1.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 21 (6.98%) Varnish
2 14 (4.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 10 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.33%) Docker
4 7 (2.33%) VirtualBox
5 4 (1.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.00%) vCloud
7 2 (0.66%) XenApp
7 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.66%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 36 (11.96%) Puppet
2 19 (6.31%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (4.98%) Vagrant
4 11 (3.65%) Ansible
5 8 (2.66%) Capistrano
6 3 (1.00%) Mesos
7 2 (0.66%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.66%) logstash
7 2 (0.66%) Salt
8 1 (0.33%) Kibana
8 1 (0.33%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.33%) Graphite
8 1 (0.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (4.65%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.32%) VMware
2 10 (3.32%) Rackspace
3 4 (1.33%) Google
3 4 (1.33%) Oracle
4 2 (0.66%) Brocade
4 2 (0.66%) Citrix
4 2 (0.66%) Red Hat
4 2 (0.66%) Vyatta
4 2 (0.66%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.33%) SAP
5 1 (0.33%) Apple
5 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.33%) Wall Street Systems
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