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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 273 253 248
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -5
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 147 189 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.75% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.99% 2.41% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 146 141
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 £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
+42.00% -
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
7391 7839 7778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.15% 31.20% 29.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5314 5678 5442
Average daily rate £415 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £559
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 47 69
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.88 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +4 19 £401 +6.80% 18
Southwark - - - -
Ruby on Rails
England

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 369 (99.46%) Ruby
2 246 (66.31%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (41.24%) HTML
4 148 (39.89%) TDD
5 147 (39.62%) CSS
6 144 (38.81%) JavaScript
7 111 (29.92%) BDD
8 92 (24.80%) Linux
9 82 (22.10%) HTML5
10 80 (21.56%) Git (software)
11 72 (19.41%) Scrum
12 71 (19.14%) CSS3
13 69 (18.60%) MySQL
14 66 (17.79%) Open Source
14 66 (17.79%) Sinatra
15 62 (16.71%) Java
16 61 (16.44%) RSpec
17 52 (14.02%) jQuery
18 50 (13.48%) Cucumber
19 48 (12.94%) NoSQL
20 46 (12.40%) PostgreSQL
21 42 (11.32%) Web Services
22 41 (11.05%) PHP
23 40 (10.78%) OO
24 35 (9.43%) Scala
25 34 (9.16%) Web Development
25 34 (9.16%) SQL
26 33 (8.89%) REST
27 32 (8.63%) MongoDB
27 32 (8.63%) Redis

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (4.85%) Node.js
2 10 (2.70%) Apache
3 9 (2.43%) CMS
4 5 (1.35%) nginx
4 5 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.08%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.81%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.81%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.54%) WordPress
7 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.27%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.27%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.54%) Gephi
3 2 (0.54%) MS Office
3 2 (0.54%) SPSS
4 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.27%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.27%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.27%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.04%) GitHub
3 10 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (2.16%) SaaS
5 7 (1.89%) Heroku
6 2 (0.54%) PaaS
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.27%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.58%) HTTP
2 9 (2.43%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.62%) Internet
3 6 (1.62%) LDAP
4 4 (1.08%) DNS
4 4 (1.08%) SSL
5 3 (0.81%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.54%) Network Security
6 2 (0.54%) AMQP
7 1 (0.27%) SSH
7 1 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (18.60%) MySQL
2 48 (12.94%) NoSQL
3 46 (12.40%) PostgreSQL
4 32 (8.63%) MongoDB
4 32 (8.63%) Redis
5 31 (8.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (2.16%) Big Data
7 7 (1.89%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.35%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.81%) SQL Server
11 2 (0.54%) IDOL
11 2 (0.54%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.54%) Mahout
11 2 (0.54%) HBase
12 1 (0.27%) Riak
12 1 (0.27%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.27%) MS Access
12 1 (0.27%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 80 (21.56%) Git (software)
2 61 (16.44%) RSpec
3 50 (13.48%) Cucumber
4 18 (4.85%) Jasmine
5 15 (4.04%) RubyGems
5 15 (4.04%) Subversion
6 14 (3.77%) Jenkins
7 10 (2.70%) WATIR
8 5 (1.35%) Selenium
8 5 (1.35%) Hudson
8 5 (1.35%) JUnit
9 4 (1.08%) Capybara
10 2 (0.54%) JIRA
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 25 (6.74%) Games
2 18 (4.85%) Finance
3 10 (2.70%) Marketing
4 9 (2.43%) Retail
5 7 (1.89%) Advertising
6 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.54%) Publishing
7 2 (0.54%) Banking
7 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 301 (81.13%) Developer
2 133 (35.85%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 123 (33.15%) Ruby Developer
4 42 (11.32%) Senior Developer
5 36 (9.70%) Architect
6 28 (7.55%) Programmer
7 19 (5.12%) Front-End Developer
7 19 (5.12%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 17 (4.58%) Technical Architect
9 16 (4.31%) Java Developer
10 9 (2.43%) Senior Architect
11 8 (2.16%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (2.16%) Web Developer
12 6 (1.62%) Software Architect
12 6 (1.62%) Lead Developer
12 6 (1.62%) Digital Architect
13 5 (1.35%) Agile Java Developer
14 4 (1.08%) Senior Java Developer
15 3 (0.81%) Perl Developer
15 3 (0.81%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (41.24%) HTML
2 147 (39.62%) CSS
3 82 (22.10%) HTML5
4 71 (19.14%) CSS3
5 66 (17.79%) Sinatra
6 52 (14.02%) jQuery
7 42 (11.32%) Web Services
8 33 (8.89%) REST
9 31 (8.36%) RESTful
10 30 (8.09%) JSON
11 28 (7.55%) Django
12 24 (6.47%) Backbone.js
13 23 (6.20%) Ajax
14 20 (5.39%) AngularJS
15 19 (5.12%) Sass
16 18 (4.85%) Play Framework
17 17 (4.58%) XML
18 16 (4.31%) .NET
19 15 (4.04%) LAMP
20 13 (3.50%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 66 (17.79%) Open Source
2 31 (8.36%) Mobile App
3 21 (5.66%) User Experience
4 18 (4.85%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.96%) Online Games
6 10 (2.70%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.62%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.08%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.81%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.81%) Social Gaming
10 2 (0.54%) iPad
10 2 (0.54%) Online Gambling
10 2 (0.54%) Statistics
10 2 (0.54%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.54%) W3C
10 2 (0.54%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.27%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.27%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 92 (24.80%) Linux
2 23 (6.20%) UNIX
3 17 (4.58%) Mac OS X
4 14 (3.77%) Windows
5 9 (2.43%) AIX
5 9 (2.43%) Solaris
6 4 (1.08%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (66.31%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (39.89%) TDD
3 111 (29.92%) BDD
4 72 (19.41%) Scrum
5 40 (10.78%) OO
6 34 (9.16%) Web Development
7 31 (8.36%) Kanban
8 27 (7.28%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (6.20%) Product Management
10 22 (5.93%) Mentoring
10 22 (5.93%) Pair Programming
10 22 (5.93%) SOA
10 22 (5.93%) MVC
11 21 (5.66%) Software Architecture
12 20 (5.39%) User Stories
12 20 (5.39%) E-Commerce
13 18 (4.85%) Configuration Management
14 13 (3.50%) DevOps
15 12 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
16 11 (2.96%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 369 (99.46%) Ruby
2 144 (38.81%) JavaScript
3 62 (16.71%) Java
4 41 (11.05%) PHP
5 35 (9.43%) Scala
6 34 (9.16%) SQL
7 31 (8.36%) Python
8 19 (5.12%) Perl
9 17 (4.58%) Objective-C
10 16 (4.31%) C#
11 11 (2.96%) Golang
12 9 (2.43%) CoffeeScript
12 9 (2.43%) Groovy
13 8 (2.16%) Clojure
14 7 (1.89%) C
15 6 (1.62%) Bash Shell
16 4 (1.08%) R
17 3 (0.81%) C++
17 3 (0.81%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.81%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 25 (6.74%) Degree
2 7 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.08%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.27%) SLA
2 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (3.50%) Varnish
2 4 (1.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.54%) Docker
4 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (3.77%) Puppet
1 14 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (2.96%) Capistrano
3 3 (0.81%) Ansible
4 1 (0.27%) logstash
4 1 (0.27%) Nagios
4 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (4.85%) Rackspace
2 7 (1.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.08%) Oracle
4 3 (0.81%) JBoss
4 3 (0.81%) Adobe
4 3 (0.81%) F5
5 2 (0.54%) Tableau
5 2 (0.54%) Facebook
5 2 (0.54%) Twitter
5 2 (0.54%) TIBCO
5 2 (0.54%) Cognos
5 2 (0.54%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.27%) SAP
6 1 (0.27%) Citrix
6 1 (0.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.27%) Apple
6 1 (0.27%) New Relic
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