The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 36 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.40% - 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.40% - 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
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% -
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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 Slough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
91 72 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 31.82% 27.91% 32.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 38 23
Average daily rate £330 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £413 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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 Slough

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

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Slough region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Ruby on Rails
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) LAMP
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) PaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree