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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 268 256 237
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -19
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 149 184 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.61% 0.73% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.03% 2.35% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 149 144
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £319 £338
% change year-on-year
+25.49% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £8.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +53.84%
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
7358 7835 7426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.29% 31.03% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5429 5695 5291
Average daily rate £420 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
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 38 46 74
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £59.87 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 October 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 October 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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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 -7 15 £445 +20.27% 9
Ruby on Rails
England

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 367 (99.46%) Ruby
2 248 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (40.65%) TDD
3 150 (40.65%) JavaScript
4 145 (39.30%) HTML
5 144 (39.02%) CSS
6 107 (29.00%) BDD
7 89 (24.12%) Linux
8 82 (22.22%) Git (software)
9 81 (21.95%) MySQL
10 80 (21.68%) Scrum
10 80 (21.68%) HTML5
11 72 (19.51%) Java
12 71 (19.24%) Sinatra
13 70 (18.97%) CSS3
14 69 (18.70%) RSpec
15 62 (16.80%) Open Source
16 58 (15.72%) Cucumber
17 53 (14.36%) jQuery
18 46 (12.47%) Web Services
18 46 (12.47%) OO
18 46 (12.47%) PostgreSQL
19 44 (11.92%) NoSQL
20 42 (11.38%) SQL
21 39 (10.57%) UNIX
22 37 (10.03%) RESTful
22 37 (10.03%) MongoDB
23 33 (8.94%) E-Commerce
23 33 (8.94%) REST
23 33 (8.94%) Redis

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (4.88%) Node.js
2 11 (2.98%) Apache
3 7 (1.90%) CMS
3 7 (1.90%) nginx
4 6 (1.63%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (1.36%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.36%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.08%) JBoss
6 4 (1.08%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.54%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.27%) WordPress
8 1 (0.27%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.27%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.54%) SPSS
3 2 (0.54%) MS Office
3 2 (0.54%) Gephi
4 1 (0.27%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.27%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.27%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.79%) GitHub
3 9 (2.44%) Heroku
4 8 (2.17%) SaaS
5 5 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.54%) PaaS
6 2 (0.54%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.27%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.88%) HTTP
2 14 (3.79%) Internet
3 10 (2.71%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.36%) LDAP
4 5 (1.36%) SSL
4 5 (1.36%) DNS
5 4 (1.08%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.54%) Network Security
6 2 (0.54%) AMQP
7 1 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (21.95%) MySQL
2 46 (12.47%) PostgreSQL
3 44 (11.92%) NoSQL
4 37 (10.03%) MongoDB
5 33 (8.94%) Redis
6 29 (7.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (2.44%) Big Data
8 7 (1.90%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.90%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.81%) HBase
9 3 (0.81%) SQL Server
10 2 (0.54%) IDOL
10 2 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.54%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.54%) Mahout
11 1 (0.27%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.27%) MS Access
11 1 (0.27%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 82 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 69 (18.70%) RSpec
3 58 (15.72%) Cucumber
4 18 (4.88%) Jasmine
5 16 (4.34%) Subversion
6 15 (4.07%) Jenkins
7 11 (2.98%) WATIR
8 10 (2.71%) RubyGems
9 5 (1.36%) Capybara
9 5 (1.36%) Hudson
9 5 (1.36%) Selenium
10 4 (1.08%) JUnit
11 2 (0.54%) FitNesse
11 2 (0.54%) JIRA
11 2 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.27%) Appium
12 1 (0.27%) Calabash
General
1 22 (5.96%) Finance
2 20 (5.42%) Games
3 10 (2.71%) Marketing
4 9 (2.44%) Retail
5 5 (1.36%) Banking
6 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.81%) Advertising
8 2 (0.54%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) Law
9 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 300 (81.30%) Developer
2 138 (37.40%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 114 (30.89%) Ruby Developer
4 39 (10.57%) Senior Developer
5 34 (9.21%) Architect
6 28 (7.59%) Programmer
7 25 (6.78%) Java Developer
8 19 (5.15%) Front-End Developer
9 17 (4.61%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
10 15 (4.07%) Technical Architect
11 10 (2.71%) Senior Architect
12 8 (2.17%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (2.17%) Web Developer
13 6 (1.63%) Lead Developer
13 6 (1.63%) Digital Architect
14 5 (1.36%) Software Architect
14 5 (1.36%) Analyst
14 5 (1.36%) Python Developer
15 4 (1.08%) Perl Developer
15 4 (1.08%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (39.30%) HTML
2 144 (39.02%) CSS
3 80 (21.68%) HTML5
4 71 (19.24%) Sinatra
5 70 (18.97%) CSS3
6 53 (14.36%) jQuery
7 46 (12.47%) Web Services
8 37 (10.03%) RESTful
9 33 (8.94%) REST
10 28 (7.59%) Backbone.js
10 28 (7.59%) Django
11 27 (7.32%) JSON
12 26 (7.05%) AngularJS
13 21 (5.69%) Ajax
13 21 (5.69%) Sass
14 19 (5.15%) XML
15 16 (4.34%) Play Framework
16 14 (3.79%) LAMP
16 14 (3.79%) .NET
16 14 (3.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 62 (16.80%) Open Source
2 26 (7.05%) Mobile App
3 24 (6.50%) User Experience
4 18 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.71%) Visualisation
6 9 (2.44%) Online Games
7 8 (2.17%) Digital Media
7 8 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.90%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.36%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.81%) Social Gaming
10 3 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.54%) Statistics
11 2 (0.54%) Online Gambling
11 2 (0.54%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.54%) Social Media
11 2 (0.54%) iPad
11 2 (0.54%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.54%) W3C
11 2 (0.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 89 (24.12%) Linux
2 39 (10.57%) UNIX
3 14 (3.79%) Mac OS X
3 14 (3.79%) Windows
4 6 (1.63%) AIX
4 6 (1.63%) Solaris
4 6 (1.63%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (40.65%) TDD
3 107 (29.00%) BDD
4 80 (21.68%) Scrum
5 46 (12.47%) OO
6 33 (8.94%) E-Commerce
7 31 (8.40%) Kanban
7 31 (8.40%) Web Development
8 25 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (6.23%) Mentoring
10 22 (5.96%) Product Management
11 20 (5.42%) Pair Programming
11 20 (5.42%) MVC
12 18 (4.88%) Software Architecture
12 18 (4.88%) Configuration Management
12 18 (4.88%) DevOps
12 18 (4.88%) User Stories
13 16 (4.34%) SOA
14 14 (3.79%) Test Automation
14 14 (3.79%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 367 (99.46%) Ruby
2 150 (40.65%) JavaScript
3 72 (19.51%) Java
4 42 (11.38%) SQL
5 32 (8.67%) Python
5 32 (8.67%) Scala
6 30 (8.13%) PHP
7 22 (5.96%) Perl
8 18 (4.88%) Clojure
9 17 (4.61%) Objective-C
10 16 (4.34%) C#
11 12 (3.25%) Golang
12 10 (2.71%) C
12 10 (2.71%) Bash Shell
13 9 (2.44%) CoffeeScript
14 7 (1.90%) Groovy
15 4 (1.08%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.08%) R
16 3 (0.81%) MATLAB
17 2 (0.54%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 30 (8.13%) Degree
2 7 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.36%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) SLA
2 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (4.07%) Varnish
2 8 (2.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (1.08%) Docker
4 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (2.98%) Capistrano
1 11 (2.98%) Puppet
2 10 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.36%) Ansible
4 2 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (4.07%) Rackspace
2 6 (1.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.08%) Oracle
3 4 (1.08%) F5
4 3 (0.81%) Twitter
4 3 (0.81%) Adobe
5 2 (0.54%) TIBCO
5 2 (0.54%) HP
5 2 (0.54%) Cognos
5 2 (0.54%) SAP
5 2 (0.54%) Business Objects
5 2 (0.54%) Tableau
5 2 (0.54%) Facebook
6 1 (0.27%) Citrix
6 1 (0.27%) Apple
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