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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 235 281 336
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +55
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 189 108 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.78% 0.50% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.67% 1.73% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 83 54
Average daily rate £400 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £321 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7080 6238 7719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.26% 28.87% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5091 4525 5117
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 63 75
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £163.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +12 34 £388 -3.12% 8
Chiswick - - - -
Ruby on Rails
England

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 328 (100.00%) Ruby
2 149 (45.43%) HTML
3 145 (44.21%) JavaScript
4 138 (42.07%) CSS
5 124 (37.80%) TDD
6 84 (25.61%) BDD
7 71 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
8 69 (21.04%) HTML5
9 66 (20.12%) Git (software)
9 66 (20.12%) MySQL
10 63 (19.21%) Java
11 59 (17.99%) CSS3
12 57 (17.38%) jQuery
13 55 (16.77%) MongoDB
14 54 (16.46%) Open Source
15 50 (15.24%) PostgreSQL
16 47 (14.33%) Sinatra
17 46 (14.02%) NoSQL
17 46 (14.02%) Cucumber
18 45 (13.72%) RSpec
19 43 (13.11%) Linux
19 43 (13.11%) Ajax
20 42 (12.80%) Scrum
21 33 (10.06%) Degree
22 32 (9.76%) PHP
22 32 (9.76%) REST
22 32 (9.76%) Jenkins
23 31 (9.45%) Computer Science
24 30 (9.15%) Web Services
25 29 (8.84%) OO

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (7.62%) Node.js
2 18 (5.49%) Apache
3 16 (4.88%) CMS
4 13 (3.96%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.52%) nginx
6 4 (1.22%) WordPress
7 2 (0.61%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.61%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.61%) Kentico
7 2 (0.61%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.61%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.30%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.30%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.30%) Confluence
8 1 (0.30%) Drupal
8 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) Lawson
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.01%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (6.10%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (4.88%) Heroku
3 16 (4.88%) Amazon S3
4 9 (2.74%) SaaS
5 8 (2.44%) Google App Engine
6 6 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.30%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.30%) Route 53
7 1 (0.30%) GitHub
7 1 (0.30%) IaaS
7 1 (0.30%) PaaS
7 1 (0.30%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.52%) LDAP
2 4 (1.22%) Internet
3 3 (0.91%) VPN
3 3 (0.91%) DNS
4 2 (0.61%) Firewall
4 2 (0.61%) SSL
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.30%) SSH
5 1 (0.30%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.30%) SMTP
5 1 (0.30%) HTTP
5 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.30%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (20.12%) MySQL
2 55 (16.77%) MongoDB
3 50 (15.24%) PostgreSQL
4 46 (14.02%) NoSQL
5 27 (8.23%) Redis
6 22 (6.71%) Relational Database
7 19 (5.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 19 (5.79%) Big Data
8 11 (3.35%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.52%) CouchDB
10 3 (0.91%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.61%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.61%) Pentaho
11 2 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.61%) HBase
12 1 (0.30%) Riak
12 1 (0.30%) MarkLogic
12 1 (0.30%) OrientDB
12 1 (0.30%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 66 (20.12%) Git (software)
2 46 (14.02%) Cucumber
3 45 (13.72%) RSpec
4 32 (9.76%) Jenkins
5 21 (6.40%) RubyGems
6 17 (5.18%) Subversion
7 11 (3.35%) Selenium
8 9 (2.74%) JUnit
9 8 (2.44%) WATIR
10 6 (1.83%) JIRA
11 5 (1.52%) Hudson
12 4 (1.22%) WebDriver
13 3 (0.91%) Jasmine
14 2 (0.61%) Eclipse
14 2 (0.61%) CruiseControl
14 2 (0.61%) NUnit
14 2 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
14 2 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (0.61%) PhoneGap
14 2 (0.61%) Mercurial
General
1 28 (8.54%) Finance
2 20 (6.10%) Publishing
3 13 (3.96%) Marketing
4 11 (3.35%) Games
5 9 (2.74%) Advertising
6 7 (2.13%) Banking
7 3 (0.91%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.61%) Music Industry
8 2 (0.61%) Retail
8 2 (0.61%) German Language
9 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 251 (76.52%) Developer
2 121 (36.89%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 101 (30.79%) Ruby Developer
4 39 (11.89%) Architect
5 23 (7.01%) Senior Developer
6 11 (3.35%) Front-End Developer
6 11 (3.35%) Technical Architect
7 10 (3.05%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 9 (2.74%) Enterprise Architect
9 8 (2.44%) Junior
10 7 (2.13%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (2.13%) Lead Architect
11 6 (1.83%) Web Developer
11 6 (1.83%) Software Architect
11 6 (1.83%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (1.83%) Java Developer
12 4 (1.22%) Lead Developer
12 4 (1.22%) Tester
12 4 (1.22%) Junior Developer
12 4 (1.22%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (45.43%) HTML
2 138 (42.07%) CSS
3 69 (21.04%) HTML5
4 59 (17.99%) CSS3
5 57 (17.38%) jQuery
6 47 (14.33%) Sinatra
7 43 (13.11%) Ajax
8 32 (9.76%) REST
9 30 (9.15%) Web Services
10 29 (8.84%) Django
11 26 (7.93%) JSON
11 26 (7.93%) XML
12 25 (7.62%) Memcached
13 19 (5.79%) RESTful
14 18 (5.49%) Play Framework
14 18 (5.49%) Sass
14 18 (5.49%) JRuby
15 15 (4.57%) SOAP
15 15 (4.57%) ActiveMQ
16 14 (4.27%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 54 (16.46%) Open Source
2 31 (9.45%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 6 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.52%) E-Learning
6 4 (1.22%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.91%) Social Media
8 2 (0.61%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.61%) PKI
8 2 (0.61%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.61%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.61%) Online Games
8 2 (0.61%) Blog
9 1 (0.30%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.30%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.30%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.30%) EPoS
9 1 (0.30%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.30%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 43 (13.11%) Linux
2 18 (5.49%) UNIX
3 17 (5.18%) Android
4 12 (3.66%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.83%) Windows
5 6 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.52%) CentOS
6 5 (1.52%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.52%) AIX
6 5 (1.52%) Solaris
6 5 (1.52%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.30%) OpenSolaris
7 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.30%) Gentoo
7 1 (0.30%) SUSE
7 1 (0.30%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (37.80%) TDD
2 84 (25.61%) BDD
3 71 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (12.80%) Scrum
5 29 (8.84%) OO
6 27 (8.23%) E-Commerce
6 27 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (7.01%) SOA
7 23 (7.01%) Web Development
8 21 (6.40%) Software Engineering
9 18 (5.49%) Pair Programming
10 17 (5.18%) Kanban
10 17 (5.18%) Active Record
11 14 (4.27%) MVC
12 11 (3.35%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (3.05%) OOD
13 10 (3.05%) Workflow
13 10 (3.05%) Test Scripting
13 10 (3.05%) Test Automation
14 9 (2.74%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 328 (100.00%) Ruby
2 145 (44.21%) JavaScript
3 63 (19.21%) Java
4 32 (9.76%) PHP
5 28 (8.54%) Scala
6 27 (8.23%) SQL
7 24 (7.32%) Python
8 13 (3.96%) Perl
9 11 (3.35%) C
9 11 (3.35%) C#
10 10 (3.05%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.22%) C++
11 4 (1.22%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.91%) Clojure
12 3 (0.91%) Groovy
13 2 (0.61%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.61%) XPath
13 2 (0.61%) Erlang
13 2 (0.61%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.30%) Golang
Qualifications
1 33 (10.06%) Degree
2 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.05%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) WCAG
2 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (5.49%) Varnish
2 6 (1.83%) Xen
3 3 (0.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.61%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.30%) KVM
5 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.30%) qmail
5 1 (0.30%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.30%) OpenSSH
5 1 (0.30%) Snort
5 1 (0.30%) Squid
5 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (6.10%) Puppet
2 19 (5.79%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (4.57%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.91%) Nagios
5 2 (0.61%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.61%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.61%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.61%) Oozie
6 1 (0.30%) Ansible
6 1 (0.30%) Nessus
Vendors
1 16 (4.88%) Oracle
2 14 (4.27%) Google
3 12 (3.66%) Rackspace
4 9 (2.74%) Microsoft
5 8 (2.44%) Yahoo!
6 4 (1.22%) VMware
6 4 (1.22%) New Relic
7 2 (0.61%) Citrix
7 2 (0.61%) Informatica
7 2 (0.61%) Cisco
7 2 (0.61%) JBoss
7 2 (0.61%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.61%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.61%) F5
7 2 (0.61%) Akamai
7 2 (0.61%) Talend
7 2 (0.61%) Facebook
7 2 (0.61%) SendGrid
8 1 (0.30%) Foundry
8 1 (0.30%) Qualys
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £500 Per Annum contract
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rate paid weekly
Posted: 3 days ago
Wandsworth, London
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum dep on exp
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 15 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 15 days ago