The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 208 241 283
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +42
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 223 189 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.94% 0.78% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.07% 2.49% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 151 104
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £294
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +19.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7263 7580 7539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.76% 31.27% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5169 5471 5259
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £574
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 80 82
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
Ruby on Rails
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +9 31 £350 -12.50% 8
Westminster - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Ruby on Rails
England

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 404 (99.75%) Ruby
2 180 (44.44%) TDD
3 177 (43.70%) HTML
4 168 (41.48%) CSS
5 157 (38.77%) JavaScript
6 122 (30.12%) BDD
7 114 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
8 108 (26.67%) HTML5
9 98 (24.20%) CSS3
10 86 (21.23%) Git (software)
10 86 (21.23%) Linux
11 82 (20.25%) Open Source
12 71 (17.53%) Sinatra
12 71 (17.53%) Scrum
13 68 (16.79%) Java
14 62 (15.31%) MySQL
15 56 (13.83%) NoSQL
15 56 (13.83%) RSpec
16 54 (13.33%) Cucumber
17 52 (12.84%) jQuery
18 51 (12.59%) PostgreSQL
19 50 (12.35%) MongoDB
20 49 (12.10%) REST
21 48 (11.85%) Scala
22 42 (10.37%) JSON
23 41 (10.12%) Ajax
24 40 (9.88%) Kanban
24 40 (9.88%) PHP
25 39 (9.63%) Degree
26 38 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 25 (6.17%) Node.js
2 20 (4.94%) CMS
3 11 (2.72%) Apache
4 5 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.74%) nginx
6 3 (0.74%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.74%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.74%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.74%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.49%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.49%) WordPress
7 2 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.49%) Kentico
8 1 (0.25%) Confluence
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.25%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (1.23%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.49%) Gephi
3 2 (0.49%) MS Office
3 2 (0.49%) SPSS
4 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.25%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.25%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Magento
2 1 (0.25%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.25%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.70%) GitHub
3 12 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (2.22%) SaaS
5 5 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.23%) Heroku
6 2 (0.49%) PaaS
6 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.25%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.25%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.22%) HTTP
2 7 (1.73%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.73%) Internet
3 4 (0.99%) SSL
3 4 (0.99%) LDAP
4 3 (0.74%) DNS
5 2 (0.49%) VPN
5 2 (0.49%) Firewall
5 2 (0.49%) BIG-IP
5 2 (0.49%) Network Security
5 2 (0.49%) AMQP
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.25%) SSH
6 1 (0.25%) SMTP
6 1 (0.25%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (15.31%) MySQL
2 56 (13.83%) NoSQL
3 51 (12.59%) PostgreSQL
4 50 (12.35%) MongoDB
5 38 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 33 (8.15%) Redis
7 21 (5.19%) Big Data
8 13 (3.21%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.49%) Mahout
10 2 (0.49%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.49%) SQL Server
10 2 (0.49%) IDOL
10 2 (0.49%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.25%) Riak
11 1 (0.25%) HBase
11 1 (0.25%) DB2
11 1 (0.25%) MS Access
11 1 (0.25%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.25%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 86 (21.23%) Git (software)
2 56 (13.83%) RSpec
3 54 (13.33%) Cucumber
4 21 (5.19%) Jenkins
5 20 (4.94%) RubyGems
6 19 (4.69%) Jasmine
7 13 (3.21%) WATIR
8 12 (2.96%) Subversion
9 7 (1.73%) JUnit
10 5 (1.23%) JIRA
10 5 (1.23%) Capybara
10 5 (1.23%) Hudson
11 3 (0.74%) Selenium
12 2 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.49%) NUnit
12 2 (0.49%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.25%) PhoneGap
13 1 (0.25%) IntelliJ
13 1 (0.25%) JMeter
13 1 (0.25%) TestPartner
General
1 26 (6.42%) Finance
2 25 (6.17%) Games
3 11 (2.72%) Marketing
4 8 (1.98%) Advertising
5 7 (1.73%) Retail
6 6 (1.48%) Publishing
7 4 (0.99%) Banking
7 4 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.74%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 313 (77.28%) Developer
2 136 (33.58%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 130 (32.10%) Ruby Developer
4 59 (14.57%) Architect
5 37 (9.14%) Senior Developer
6 26 (6.42%) Programmer
7 23 (5.68%) Technical Architect
8 18 (4.44%) Front-End Developer
9 16 (3.95%) Java Developer
10 14 (3.46%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
11 11 (2.72%) Senior Architect
12 9 (2.22%) Enterprise Architect
13 8 (1.98%) DevOps Architect
13 8 (1.98%) Digital Architect
13 8 (1.98%) Senior Java Developer
14 7 (1.73%) JavaScript Developer
14 7 (1.73%) Lead Architect
14 7 (1.73%) Web Developer
14 7 (1.73%) Junior
15 5 (1.23%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (43.70%) HTML
2 168 (41.48%) CSS
3 108 (26.67%) HTML5
4 98 (24.20%) CSS3
5 71 (17.53%) Sinatra
6 52 (12.84%) jQuery
7 49 (12.10%) REST
8 42 (10.37%) JSON
9 41 (10.12%) Ajax
10 36 (8.89%) Django
10 36 (8.89%) Web Services
11 31 (7.65%) Play Framework
12 29 (7.16%) RESTful
13 24 (5.93%) Sass
14 19 (4.69%) AngularJS
15 18 (4.44%) Backbone.js
16 16 (3.95%) .NET
17 15 (3.70%) OAuth
18 14 (3.46%) OAuth2
19 13 (3.21%) Haml
Miscellaneous
1 82 (20.25%) Open Source
2 31 (7.65%) Computer Science
3 27 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.47%) Online Games
5 7 (1.73%) Digital Media
6 4 (0.99%) Visualisation
6 4 (0.99%) Data Integration
6 4 (0.99%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.74%) Reference Data
7 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.49%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.49%) Online Gambling
8 2 (0.49%) Social Media
8 2 (0.49%) iPad
8 2 (0.49%) Social Gaming
8 2 (0.49%) Blog
8 2 (0.49%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.49%) W3C
9 1 (0.25%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.25%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 86 (21.23%) Linux
2 22 (5.43%) UNIX
3 16 (3.95%) Windows
4 12 (2.96%) Mac OS X
5 10 (2.47%) AIX
5 10 (2.47%) Solaris
6 4 (0.99%) Android
7 3 (0.74%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.25%) OpenSolaris
9 1 (0.25%) CentOS
9 1 (0.25%) SUSE
9 1 (0.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (44.44%) TDD
2 122 (30.12%) BDD
3 114 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (17.53%) Scrum
5 40 (9.88%) Kanban
6 37 (9.14%) OO
7 35 (8.64%) Web Development
7 35 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (6.91%) MVC
9 25 (6.17%) SOA
9 25 (6.17%) Pair Programming
10 24 (5.93%) DevOps
11 23 (5.68%) Product Management
12 22 (5.43%) E-Commerce
13 21 (5.19%) Software Architecture
13 21 (5.19%) User Stories
14 20 (4.94%) Configuration Management
15 14 (3.46%) Responsive Web Design
15 14 (3.46%) Test Automation
16 13 (3.21%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 404 (99.75%) Ruby
2 157 (38.77%) JavaScript
3 68 (16.79%) Java
4 48 (11.85%) Scala
5 40 (9.88%) PHP
6 29 (7.16%) SQL
7 27 (6.67%) Python
8 20 (4.94%) Perl
9 17 (4.20%) Objective-C
10 16 (3.95%) C#
11 10 (2.47%) C
12 9 (2.22%) Golang
13 8 (1.98%) Clojure
14 7 (1.73%) Groovy
14 7 (1.73%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.73%) CoffeeScript
15 4 (0.99%) C++
16 3 (0.74%) R
17 2 (0.49%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 39 (9.63%) Degree
2 3 (0.74%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.23%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.25%) SLA
2 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.25%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (3.46%) Varnish
2 2 (0.49%) Xen
2 2 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.25%) qmail
3 1 (0.25%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.25%) OpenSSH
3 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.25%) Snort
3 1 (0.25%) Squid
3 1 (0.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 20 (4.94%) Puppet
2 19 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (2.72%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.49%) Ansible
4 2 (0.49%) Nagios
5 1 (0.25%) Nessus
5 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.25%) logstash
5 1 (0.25%) Graylog2
Vendors
1 23 (5.68%) Rackspace
2 12 (2.96%) Microsoft
3 8 (1.98%) Yahoo!
4 5 (1.23%) Oracle
5 4 (0.99%) Adobe
5 4 (0.99%) Google
5 4 (0.99%) VMware
6 3 (0.74%) New Relic
6 3 (0.74%) F5
6 3 (0.74%) JBoss
7 2 (0.49%) Cognos
7 2 (0.49%) Cisco
7 2 (0.49%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.49%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.49%) Tableau
7 2 (0.49%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.49%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.49%) Akamai
7 2 (0.49%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.25%) CheckPoint
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