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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 267 239 270
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +31
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 129 169 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.61% 0.77% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.04% 2.60% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 139 74
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £13.50 £150.00
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -91.00%
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
6316 6496 5976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.69% 29.59% 29.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4623 4564 4345
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 58 51
Average hourly rate £29.00 £36.00 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +81.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £27.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £147.50 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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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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 -17 13 £475 +18.75% 16
Mayfair - - - -
Ruby on Rails
England

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 290 (99.32%) Ruby
2 172 (58.90%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (47.60%) JavaScript
4 117 (40.07%) CSS
5 108 (36.99%) HTML
6 102 (34.93%) TDD
7 80 (27.40%) MySQL
8 71 (24.32%) RSpec
9 67 (22.95%) Scrum
10 65 (22.26%) Java
11 61 (20.89%) Git (software)
11 61 (20.89%) BDD
12 59 (20.21%) Web Services
13 58 (19.86%) Sinatra
14 57 (19.52%) Linux
15 56 (19.18%) HTML5
16 54 (18.49%) jQuery
17 53 (18.15%) UNIX
18 44 (15.07%) Python
18 44 (15.07%) CSS3
19 43 (14.73%) Cucumber
20 41 (14.04%) MongoDB
20 41 (14.04%) NoSQL
21 40 (13.70%) Open Source
22 39 (13.36%) SQL
23 37 (12.67%) Redis
23 37 (12.67%) AngularJS
24 36 (12.33%) E-Commerce
25 35 (11.99%) PostgreSQL
26 34 (11.64%) Node.js

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 34 (11.64%) Node.js
2 21 (7.19%) nginx
3 14 (4.79%) Apache
4 12 (4.11%) Tomcat
5 9 (3.08%) Apache Solr
6 6 (2.05%) CMS
7 5 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.03%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.03%) Alfresco
8 3 (1.03%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.03%) JBoss
9 2 (0.68%) Confluence
10 1 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.62%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (9.93%) Heroku
3 10 (3.42%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.40%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (1.71%) SaaS
7 4 (1.37%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.03%) Force.com
9 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.79%) Internet
2 11 (3.77%) LDAP
3 10 (3.42%) HTTP
4 4 (1.37%) VPN
5 3 (1.03%) DNS
5 3 (1.03%) SSL
5 3 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.03%) Firewall
5 3 (1.03%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.34%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.34%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (27.40%) MySQL
2 41 (14.04%) MongoDB
2 41 (14.04%) NoSQL
3 37 (12.67%) Redis
4 35 (11.99%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (6.51%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (4.11%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.71%) Big Data
8 3 (1.03%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.03%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.34%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.34%) HBase
10 1 (0.34%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 71 (24.32%) RSpec
2 61 (20.89%) Git (software)
3 43 (14.73%) Cucumber
4 13 (4.45%) Capybara
5 11 (3.77%) Selenium
6 10 (3.42%) JUnit
6 10 (3.42%) Subversion
7 7 (2.40%) Mercurial
7 7 (2.40%) Hudson
7 7 (2.40%) Grunt
8 6 (2.05%) Jasmine
8 6 (2.05%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.05%) JIRA
9 2 (0.68%) WATIR
9 2 (0.68%) Maven
9 2 (0.68%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.68%) MSI
9 2 (0.68%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.68%) RubyMine
9 2 (0.68%) Gradle
General
1 20 (6.85%) Finance
2 17 (5.82%) Marketing
3 11 (3.77%) Advertising
4 7 (2.40%) Banking
5 5 (1.71%) Retail
6 4 (1.37%) Publishing
6 4 (1.37%) Games
7 2 (0.68%) Law
7 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.34%) Electronics
8 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.34%) French Language
Job Titles
1 211 (72.26%) Developer
2 100 (34.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 64 (21.92%) Ruby Developer
4 34 (11.64%) Senior Developer
5 28 (9.59%) Java Developer
6 26 (8.90%) Architect
7 21 (7.19%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 11 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (3.77%) Lead Developer
9 10 (3.42%) Technical Architect
9 10 (3.42%) Front-End Developer
10 9 (3.08%) Web Developer
10 9 (3.08%) Python Developer
11 7 (2.40%) Senior Architect
12 5 (1.71%) Analyst
12 5 (1.71%) Test Analyst
12 5 (1.71%) Solutions Architect
13 4 (1.37%) Software Developer
13 4 (1.37%) Technical Leader
13 4 (1.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (40.07%) CSS
2 108 (36.99%) HTML
3 59 (20.21%) Web Services
4 58 (19.86%) Sinatra
5 56 (19.18%) HTML5
6 54 (18.49%) jQuery
7 44 (15.07%) CSS3
8 37 (12.67%) AngularJS
9 32 (10.96%) Django
10 31 (10.62%) REST
11 29 (9.93%) RESTful
12 23 (7.88%) Sass
13 21 (7.19%) Memcached
14 20 (6.85%) Backbone.js
15 18 (6.16%) J2EE
16 17 (5.82%) Play Framework
17 16 (5.48%) RabbitMQ
18 15 (5.14%) JSON
19 14 (4.79%) Ajax
19 14 (4.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.70%) Open Source
2 13 (4.45%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.77%) User Experience
3 11 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.40%) Replication
4 7 (2.40%) Mobile Payment
5 6 (2.05%) Visualisation
5 6 (2.05%) Social Media
6 5 (1.71%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.37%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.03%) Streaming Video
9 2 (0.68%) iPhone
9 2 (0.68%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.68%) iPad
10 1 (0.34%) Social Gaming
10 1 (0.34%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.34%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.34%) Online Games
10 1 (0.34%) DTV
10 1 (0.34%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 57 (19.52%) Linux
2 53 (18.15%) UNIX
3 12 (4.11%) Android
4 11 (3.77%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.05%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.37%) CentOS
7 2 (0.68%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.68%) Windows
7 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.34%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.34%) Solaris
8 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (58.90%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (34.93%) TDD
3 67 (22.95%) Scrum
4 61 (20.89%) BDD
5 36 (12.33%) E-Commerce
6 30 (10.27%) DevOps
7 24 (8.22%) Kanban
8 23 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (7.53%) OO
10 20 (6.85%) Configuration Management
10 20 (6.85%) Web Development
11 18 (6.16%) Software Engineering
12 14 (4.79%) Pair Programming
12 14 (4.79%) OOP
12 14 (4.79%) Domain-Driven Design
12 14 (4.79%) Software Architecture
13 11 (3.77%) Mentoring
13 11 (3.77%) Responsive Web Design
14 10 (3.42%) Test Automation
14 10 (3.42%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 290 (99.32%) Ruby
2 139 (47.60%) JavaScript
3 65 (22.26%) Java
4 44 (15.07%) Python
5 39 (13.36%) SQL
6 21 (7.19%) Bash Shell
7 20 (6.85%) Clojure
8 18 (6.16%) Scala
9 17 (5.82%) Perl
10 11 (3.77%) C#
11 10 (3.42%) PHP
11 10 (3.42%) Objective-C
11 10 (3.42%) Groovy
12 7 (2.40%) C
13 6 (2.05%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.05%) Golang
14 3 (1.03%) CoffeeScript
14 3 (1.03%) Erlang
15 2 (0.68%) R
15 2 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (4.79%) Degree
2 6 (2.05%) VCP4
3 3 (1.03%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 21 (7.19%) Varnish
2 14 (4.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 10 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.40%) VirtualBox
5 6 (2.05%) Docker
6 3 (1.03%) vCloud
7 2 (0.68%) XenApp
7 2 (0.68%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.68%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.68%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.34%) Samba
Systems Management
1 31 (10.62%) Puppet
2 16 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (4.11%) Vagrant
4 9 (3.08%) Capistrano
4 9 (3.08%) Ansible
5 2 (0.68%) logstash
5 2 (0.68%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.34%) Nagios
6 1 (0.34%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.34%) Salt
6 1 (0.34%) Kibana
6 1 (0.34%) Mesos
6 1 (0.34%) Graphite
Vendors
1 10 (3.42%) Microsoft
1 10 (3.42%) VMware
2 5 (1.71%) Rackspace
3 4 (1.37%) Google
4 3 (1.03%) F5
5 2 (0.68%) Facebook
5 2 (0.68%) Twitter
5 2 (0.68%) SAP
5 2 (0.68%) Vyatta
5 2 (0.68%) Brocade
5 2 (0.68%) HP
5 2 (0.68%) Citrix
5 2 (0.68%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.34%) Apple
6 1 (0.34%) Wall Street Systems
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salmon Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £380 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £380 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rates paid weekly
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Rate: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Group
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Group
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 400-500 Per Day
Posted: 25 days ago
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Explore Group
Rate: £450 - £600 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago