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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 306 259 247
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -12
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 129 171 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.76% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.79% 2.50% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 138 154
Median daily rate £425 £428 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £413 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £71.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-87.32% -
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
7197 6832 6999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.58% 30.52% 29.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5456 4845 5081
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 30
Median hourly rate £25.13 £22.18 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.27% -48.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.21 £18.60 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.45 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Ruby on Rails as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the London region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +28 11 £438 +6.06% 13
Ruby on Rails
England

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 197 (99.49%) Ruby
2 107 (54.04%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (52.02%) CSS
4 102 (51.52%) JavaScript
5 97 (48.99%) HTML
6 94 (47.47%) TDD
7 55 (27.78%) BDD
8 52 (26.26%) HTML5
9 47 (23.74%) Amazon AWS
10 45 (22.73%) Java
11 41 (20.71%) CSS3
12 36 (18.18%) Scrum
12 36 (18.18%) Sass
13 35 (17.68%) PostgreSQL
13 35 (17.68%) RSpec
14 34 (17.17%) Python
15 30 (15.15%) OO
15 30 (15.15%) jQuery
16 29 (14.65%) Front End Development
17 28 (14.14%) AngularJS
18 27 (13.64%) Git (software)
18 27 (13.64%) Heroku
18 27 (13.64%) Open Source
18 27 (13.64%) PHP
18 27 (13.64%) SQL
19 26 (13.13%) Web Services
20 25 (12.63%) MySQL
20 25 (12.63%) Capybara
21 24 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
21 24 (12.12%) User Experience

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (9.09%) Node.js
2 11 (5.56%) Apache Pig
2 11 (5.56%) SAS
3 8 (4.04%) OpenStack
4 7 (3.54%) Apache Spark
5 6 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (3.03%) CMS
6 2 (1.01%) WordPress
7 1 (0.51%) Apache
7 1 (0.51%) Confluence
7 1 (0.51%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.51%) lighttpd
7 1 (0.51%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (5.56%) SPSS
1 11 (5.56%) Stata
2 3 (1.52%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) BigMachines
1 3 (1.52%) Eloqua
1 3 (1.52%) Magento
2 2 (1.01%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 47 (23.74%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (13.64%) Heroku
3 15 (7.58%) GitHub
4 8 (4.04%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (2.53%) SaaS
6 3 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.06%) HTTP
2 4 (2.02%) Internet
3 2 (1.01%) SSL
3 2 (1.01%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.51%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.51%) DNS
4 1 (0.51%) LDAP
4 1 (0.51%) VoIP
4 1 (0.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.68%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (12.63%) MySQL
3 23 (11.62%) MongoDB
4 16 (8.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (8.08%) NoSQL
5 13 (6.57%) Big Data
5 13 (6.57%) QlikView
6 12 (6.06%) CouchDB
6 12 (6.06%) Neo4j
7 11 (5.56%) Apache Hive
7 11 (5.56%) Data Mining
7 11 (5.56%) Hadoop
7 11 (5.56%) HBase
8 9 (4.55%) Redis
8 9 (4.55%) Relational Database
8 9 (4.55%) SQL Server
9 7 (3.54%) Datomic
10 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (17.68%) RSpec
2 27 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 25 (12.63%) Capybara
4 24 (12.12%) Cucumber
5 16 (8.08%) Jasmine
6 13 (6.57%) Jenkins
7 10 (5.05%) Grunt
8 8 (4.04%) Travis CI
9 7 (3.54%) Visual Studio
10 6 (3.03%) git-flow
11 5 (2.53%) Protractor
12 4 (2.02%) Ant
12 4 (2.02%) gulp
12 4 (2.02%) JIRA
12 4 (2.02%) Maven
12 4 (2.02%) Mocha
12 4 (2.02%) RubyGems
12 4 (2.02%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (1.52%) Selenium
General
1 19 (9.60%) Finance
2 14 (7.07%) Marketing
3 7 (3.54%) Banking
3 7 (3.54%) Legal
4 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.01%) Games
4 2 (1.01%) Retail
5 1 (0.51%) Advertising
5 1 (0.51%) Billing
Job Titles
1 149 (75.25%) Developer
2 66 (33.33%) Ruby Developer
3 61 (30.81%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 25 (12.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 19 (9.60%) Architect
6 15 (7.58%) Agile Developer
6 15 (7.58%) Senior Developer
7 14 (7.07%) JavaScript Developer
7 14 (7.07%) Technical Architect
8 13 (6.57%) HTML Developer
9 11 (5.56%) Big Data Engineer
9 11 (5.56%) Data Engineer
9 11 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
10 10 (5.05%) Python Developer
10 10 (5.05%) Senior Ruby Developer
11 9 (4.55%) HTML CSS Developer
12 8 (4.04%) Software Developer
12 8 (4.04%) SQL Developer
13 7 (3.54%) .NET Developer
13 7 (3.54%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (52.02%) CSS
2 97 (48.99%) HTML
3 52 (26.26%) HTML5
4 41 (20.71%) CSS3
5 36 (18.18%) Sass
6 30 (15.15%) jQuery
7 28 (14.14%) AngularJS
8 26 (13.13%) Web Services
9 23 (11.62%) .NET
10 22 (11.11%) React
11 19 (9.60%) Django
12 16 (8.08%) REST
13 15 (7.58%) RESTful
14 12 (6.06%) Sidekiq
15 10 (5.05%) Ajax
15 10 (5.05%) ASP.NET
15 10 (5.05%) JSON
16 8 (4.04%) Ember.js
16 8 (4.04%) Hibernate
16 8 (4.04%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.12%) User Experience
2 17 (8.59%) Performance Metrics
3 12 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.54%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.53%) Social Media
6 4 (2.02%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.01%) Blog
8 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.01%) Fintech
8 2 (1.01%) Online Games
8 2 (1.01%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.51%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.51%) Replication
9 1 (0.51%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.51%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.59%) Unix
2 16 (8.08%) Linux
3 15 (7.58%) Android
4 8 (4.04%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.52%) Debian
6 2 (1.01%) CentOS
7 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (54.04%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (47.47%) TDD
3 55 (27.78%) BDD
4 36 (18.18%) Scrum
5 30 (15.15%) OO
6 29 (14.65%) Front End Development
7 27 (13.64%) Open Source
8 23 (11.62%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (11.62%) Test Automation
9 20 (10.10%) DevOps
9 20 (10.10%) Kanban
10 17 (8.59%) Mentoring
10 17 (8.59%) MVC
11 16 (8.08%) Web Application Development
12 15 (7.58%) Web Development
13 14 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (7.07%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (6.57%) Data Modelling
14 13 (6.57%) E-Commerce
14 13 (6.57%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 197 (99.49%) Ruby
2 102 (51.52%) JavaScript
3 45 (22.73%) Java
4 34 (17.17%) Python
5 27 (13.64%) PHP
5 27 (13.64%) SQL
6 17 (8.59%) Perl
6 17 (8.59%) Scala
7 14 (7.07%) Shell Script
8 11 (5.56%) MATLAB
8 11 (5.56%) PL/SQL
8 11 (5.56%) R
9 9 (4.55%) C#
9 9 (4.55%) Clojure
10 8 (4.04%) C++
10 8 (4.04%) Erlang
11 7 (3.54%) Go
12 6 (3.03%) C
12 6 (3.03%) CoffeeScript
12 6 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (5.05%) Degree
2 4 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.53%) SDET
2 3 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.51%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (5.56%) Docker
2 1 (0.51%) KVM
2 1 (0.51%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.51%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 24 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (6.57%) Puppet
3 6 (3.03%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.51%) Ansible
4 1 (0.51%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.51%) Mesos
Vendors
1 23 (11.62%) Oracle
2 13 (6.57%) Tableau
3 11 (5.56%) Informatica
3 11 (5.56%) Teradata
4 9 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.02%) Rackspace
6 3 (1.52%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.52%) Siebel
6 3 (1.52%) Zend
7 2 (1.01%) Adobe
7 2 (1.01%) Facebook
7 2 (1.01%) Google
7 2 (1.01%) New Relic
7 2 (1.01%) Twitter
8 1 (0.51%) Microsoft
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