The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
England / South East
Rank 223 225 235
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 14 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.37% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 1.37% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 15
Median daily rate £450 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £300 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £418 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1868 2189 2304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.65% 26.68% 24.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1108 1425 1364
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 64 44
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.80 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Ruby on Rails
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 across the South East region.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Ruby on Rails
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 across the South East region.

Ruby on Rails Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Ruby on Rails
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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
Surrey +22 7 £450 -25.00%
West Sussex - 3 £525 - 1
Hampshire +3 1 £350 -12.50% 3
Berkshire -5 1 £375 +25.00% 1
Oxfordshire -7 1 £575 +56.46% 3
Middlesex - 1 £425 -
Ruby on Rails
England

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 35 (100.00%) Ruby
2 23 (65.71%) HTML
2 23 (65.71%) CSS
2 23 (65.71%) Python
2 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (57.14%) Java
4 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
5 17 (48.57%) Scrum
6 16 (45.71%) Web Development
7 15 (42.86%) Django
7 15 (42.86%) REST
8 14 (40.00%) CSS3
8 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
8 14 (40.00%) HTML5
9 13 (37.14%) JSON
9 13 (37.14%) Ajax
9 13 (37.14%) MySQL
10 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (34.29%) Open Source
10 12 (34.29%) Scala
10 12 (34.29%) Play Framework
11 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
11 11 (31.43%) JIRA
11 11 (31.43%) Spring
12 10 (28.57%) Automated Testing
12 10 (28.57%) Linux
12 10 (28.57%) C#
13 9 (25.71%) HTTP
13 9 (25.71%) JUnit
13 9 (25.71%) Web Design

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (25.71%) Confluence
2 5 (14.29%) Apache
3 2 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.71%) nginx
3 2 (5.71%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) MySQL
2 9 (25.71%) Relational Database
3 5 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 4 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (8.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
2 11 (31.43%) JIRA
3 9 (25.71%) JUnit
3 9 (25.71%) Subversion
4 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.71%) Jasmine
4 2 (5.71%) RSpec
General
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Electronics
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (82.86%) Developer
2 15 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Scala Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Angular Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Java Scala Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Ruby Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.71%) Polyglot Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Python Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Scala Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (65.71%) CSS
1 23 (65.71%) HTML
2 15 (42.86%) Django
2 15 (42.86%) REST
3 14 (40.00%) CSS3
3 14 (40.00%) HTML5
4 13 (37.14%) Ajax
4 13 (37.14%) JSON
5 12 (34.29%) Play Framework
6 11 (31.43%) Spring
7 9 (25.71%) Guice
8 8 (22.86%) jQuery
9 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 7 (20.00%) RESTful
10 5 (14.29%) Spring MVC
11 2 (5.71%) Akka
11 2 (5.71%) Backbone.js
11 2 (5.71%) ELK Stack
11 2 (5.71%) Phusion Passenger
11 2 (5.71%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) iPad
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) Scrum
3 16 (45.71%) Web Development
4 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (34.29%) Open Source
5 10 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 9 (25.71%) OWASP
6 9 (25.71%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (25.71%) Web Design
7 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
7 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
7 8 (22.86%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (20.00%) TDD
9 5 (14.29%) MVC
9 5 (14.29%) SDLC
10 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
11 3 (8.57%) BDD
11 3 (8.57%) Kanban
12 2 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
12 2 (5.71%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Ruby
2 23 (65.71%) Python
3 20 (57.14%) Java
4 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
5 12 (34.29%) Scala
6 10 (28.57%) C#
7 2 (5.71%) SQL
8 1 (2.86%) Go
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
1 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Capistrano
1 2 (5.71%) Kibana
1 2 (5.71%) logstash
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Google
2 2 (5.71%) SAP
2 2 (5.71%) VMware
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft