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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 260 255 263
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 136 144 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.66% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.17% 2.25% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 115 77
Average daily rate
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£428 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
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
6254 6393 6128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.79% 29.24% 31.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4693 4591 4461
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £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 30 53 59
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £77.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -20 11 £475 +15.15% 10
Mayfair - - - -
Ruby on Rails
England

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 283 (98.95%) Ruby
2 170 (59.44%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (43.71%) JavaScript
4 110 (38.46%) CSS
5 102 (35.66%) HTML
6 95 (33.22%) TDD
7 69 (24.13%) Scrum
7 69 (24.13%) MySQL
8 60 (20.98%) RSpec
9 59 (20.63%) Java
10 58 (20.28%) Web Services
11 57 (19.93%) BDD
12 54 (18.88%) Sinatra
12 54 (18.88%) Linux
13 53 (18.53%) HTML5
13 53 (18.53%) Git (software)
13 53 (18.53%) jQuery
14 49 (17.13%) UNIX
15 44 (15.38%) CSS3
16 42 (14.69%) Python
16 42 (14.69%) Open Source
17 41 (14.34%) NoSQL
18 36 (12.59%) Cucumber
18 36 (12.59%) SQL
19 35 (12.24%) MongoDB
19 35 (12.24%) AngularJS
20 34 (11.89%) E-Commerce
21 32 (11.19%) Django
21 32 (11.19%) Redis
22 30 (10.49%) Node.js

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 30 (10.49%) Node.js
2 18 (6.29%) nginx
3 14 (4.90%) Apache
4 12 (4.20%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.45%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.75%) CMS
7 3 (1.05%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.05%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.05%) JBoss
7 3 (1.05%) Alfresco
7 3 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.70%) Confluence
9 1 (0.35%) WordPress
9 1 (0.35%) SugarCRM
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.49%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (8.04%) Heroku
3 7 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (2.45%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (1.05%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.70%) SaaS
6 1 (0.35%) PaaS
6 1 (0.35%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.35%) GitHub
6 1 (0.35%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.90%) Internet
2 13 (4.55%) LDAP
3 12 (4.20%) HTTP
4 4 (1.40%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.05%) VPN
5 3 (1.05%) DNS
5 3 (1.05%) SSL
5 3 (1.05%) Firewall
5 3 (1.05%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.35%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (24.13%) MySQL
2 41 (14.34%) NoSQL
3 35 (12.24%) MongoDB
4 32 (11.19%) Redis
5 30 (10.49%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (7.34%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (3.50%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.80%) Big Data
9 4 (1.40%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.40%) SQL Server
10 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.70%) HBase
10 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.35%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 60 (20.98%) RSpec
2 53 (18.53%) Git (software)
3 36 (12.59%) Cucumber
4 13 (4.55%) Selenium
5 11 (3.85%) JUnit
5 11 (3.85%) Subversion
6 10 (3.50%) Hudson
7 9 (3.15%) Jenkins
8 7 (2.45%) Grunt
8 7 (2.45%) Mercurial
9 6 (2.10%) JIRA
9 6 (2.10%) Capybara
10 4 (1.40%) WATIR
11 3 (1.05%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.70%) Appium
12 2 (0.70%) Gradle
12 2 (0.70%) RubyMine
12 2 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (0.70%) MSI
12 2 (0.70%) FitNesse
General
1 20 (6.99%) Finance
2 16 (5.59%) Marketing
3 10 (3.50%) Advertising
4 7 (2.45%) Banking
5 6 (2.10%) Retail
6 5 (1.75%) Games
7 3 (1.05%) Law
8 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.70%) Publishing
9 1 (0.35%) French Language
9 1 (0.35%) Electronics
9 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 215 (75.17%) Developer
2 102 (35.66%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 59 (20.63%) Ruby Developer
4 33 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 25 (8.74%) Java Developer
6 23 (8.04%) Architect
7 18 (6.29%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 16 (5.59%) Front-End Developer
9 10 (3.50%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (3.50%) Lead Developer
10 9 (3.15%) Python Developer
10 9 (3.15%) Technical Architect
10 9 (3.15%) Web Developer
11 6 (2.10%) Senior Architect
12 4 (1.40%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 4 (1.40%) Software Architect
12 4 (1.40%) Analyst
12 4 (1.40%) Test Analyst
13 3 (1.05%) Solutions Architect
13 3 (1.05%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (38.46%) CSS
2 102 (35.66%) HTML
3 58 (20.28%) Web Services
4 54 (18.88%) Sinatra
5 53 (18.53%) HTML5
5 53 (18.53%) jQuery
6 44 (15.38%) CSS3
7 35 (12.24%) AngularJS
8 32 (11.19%) Django
9 29 (10.14%) Sass
10 28 (9.79%) REST
11 27 (9.44%) RESTful
12 20 (6.99%) Memcached
13 19 (6.64%) Backbone.js
14 18 (6.29%) Play Framework
15 17 (5.94%) XML
16 16 (5.59%) J2EE
16 16 (5.59%) RabbitMQ
16 16 (5.59%) JSON
17 15 (5.24%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.69%) Open Source
2 14 (4.90%) Mobile App
3 13 (4.55%) User Experience
4 9 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.80%) Visualisation
6 7 (2.45%) Replication
6 7 (2.45%) Mobile Payment
7 6 (2.10%) Social Media
7 6 (2.10%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.05%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.05%) Streaming Video
9 2 (0.70%) Statistics
9 2 (0.70%) Online Games
9 2 (0.70%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.35%) Social Gaming
10 1 (0.35%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.35%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 54 (18.88%) Linux
2 49 (17.13%) UNIX
3 9 (3.15%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.80%) Mac OS X
4 8 (2.80%) Android
5 4 (1.40%) CentOS
6 2 (0.70%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.70%) Windows
6 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.35%) Solaris
7 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (59.44%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (33.22%) TDD
3 69 (24.13%) Scrum
4 57 (19.93%) BDD
5 34 (11.89%) E-Commerce
6 27 (9.44%) DevOps
7 25 (8.74%) OO
8 24 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (8.04%) Kanban
10 21 (7.34%) Configuration Management
11 20 (6.99%) Web Development
12 17 (5.94%) Software Architecture
13 16 (5.59%) Domain-Driven Design
14 15 (5.24%) Pair Programming
15 13 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
16 12 (4.20%) Refactoring
16 12 (4.20%) Software Engineering
16 12 (4.20%) OOP
17 10 (3.50%) Load Balancing
17 10 (3.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 283 (98.95%) Ruby
2 125 (43.71%) JavaScript
3 59 (20.63%) Java
4 42 (14.69%) Python
5 36 (12.59%) SQL
6 20 (6.99%) Scala
6 20 (6.99%) Bash Shell
7 19 (6.64%) Clojure
8 15 (5.24%) Perl
9 14 (4.90%) PHP
10 11 (3.85%) C#
11 10 (3.50%) Groovy
12 9 (3.15%) Objective-C
13 7 (2.45%) Golang
13 7 (2.45%) C
14 6 (2.10%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.40%) Erlang
15 4 (1.40%) CoffeeScript
16 3 (1.05%) R
17 2 (0.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (4.55%) Degree
2 5 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.75%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (7.69%) Varnish
2 15 (5.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 10 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.45%) VirtualBox
5 4 (1.40%) Docker
6 3 (1.05%) vCloud
7 2 (0.70%) XenApp
7 2 (0.70%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.70%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.70%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.35%) Samba
Systems Management
1 24 (8.39%) Puppet
2 15 (5.24%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (3.15%) Vagrant
4 7 (2.45%) Capistrano
5 6 (2.10%) Ansible
6 2 (0.70%) logstash
6 2 (0.70%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.35%) Nagios
7 1 (0.35%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.35%) Salt
7 1 (0.35%) Kibana
7 1 (0.35%) Graphite
Vendors
1 12 (4.20%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.50%) VMware
3 4 (1.40%) Google
3 4 (1.40%) Rackspace
4 3 (1.05%) F5
5 2 (0.70%) Facebook
5 2 (0.70%) Twitter
5 2 (0.70%) Vyatta
5 2 (0.70%) Brocade
5 2 (0.70%) SAP
5 2 (0.70%) HP
5 2 (0.70%) Citrix
5 2 (0.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.70%) Apple
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle
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