The first table below looks at the demand for the Ruby on Rails Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 224 225 248
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 18 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.059% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.064% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 2
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£388 £550 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.54% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £366 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8449 7860 9074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.79% 92.72% 91.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4615 4107 4138
Average daily rate £350 £355 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 529 640
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Ruby on Rails Developer
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Ruby on Rails Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Ruby on Rails Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Ruby on Rails Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Ruby on Rails Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Ruby on Rails Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Ruby on Rails Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Ruby on Rails Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer across the South East region.

Ruby on Rails Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Ruby on Rails Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
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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
Buckinghamshire - 12 £388 - 1
Surrey +2 3 £464 +45.00%
Oxfordshire +4 1 £450 - 2
East Sussex - 1 £375 -
Hampshire - 1 £450 -
Berkshire - - - -
Ruby on Rails Developer
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Ruby on Rails Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Ruby on Rails Developer in their job title 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 with Ruby on Rails Developer in their job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Ruby
1 24 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 19 (79.17%) OO
3 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (45.83%) HTML
4 11 (45.83%) CSS
4 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (37.50%) WFM
6 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 8 (33.33%) Linux
6 8 (33.33%) Apache
7 7 (29.17%) LAMP
7 7 (29.17%) HTML5
8 6 (25.00%) Product Management
8 6 (25.00%) CSS3
8 6 (25.00%) SQL
8 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 6 (25.00%) Retail
9 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
9 5 (20.83%) jQuery
9 5 (20.83%) Degree
10 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 3 (12.50%) MySQL
10 3 (12.50%) RSpec
11 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
11 2 (8.33%) Capybara
11 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
11 2 (8.33%) BDD
11 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
11 2 (8.33%) C++

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Ruby on Rails Developer in their job title 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 with Ruby on Rails Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (33.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) RSpec
2 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) Capybara
2 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 11 (45.83%) HTML
2 11 (45.83%) CSS
3 7 (29.17%) LAMP
3 7 (29.17%) HTML5
4 6 (25.00%) CSS3
5 5 (20.83%) jQuery
6 1 (4.17%) Haml
6 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.17%) Backbone.js
6 1 (4.17%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) iPhone
1 1 (4.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) OO
2 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) WFM
4 6 (25.00%) Product Management
4 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.33%) BDD
6 2 (8.33%) Workflow
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) TDD
7 1 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Ruby
2 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) Degree
3 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Perforce
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