The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 67 66 72
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.21% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.88% 0.51% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£575 £700 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +211.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £344
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +118.46%
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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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
227 197 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.28% 22.29% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 94 113
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £466 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Reading region.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (100.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) C++
4 2 (40.00%) VBScript
4 2 (40.00%) VB
4 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) XSLT
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) IIS

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Junior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Junior Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Ajax
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSLT
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 2 (40.00%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Django
3 1 (20.00%) Mason
3 1 (20.00%) Visualforce
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Sinatra
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) GIS
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) Product Management
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
3 3 (60.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) C++
4 2 (40.00%) VBScript
4 2 (40.00%) VB
4 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (20.00%) Scala
5 1 (20.00%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (20.00%) Eloqua
2 1 (20.00%) Siebel