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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 194 238 245
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +7
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 86 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.89% 0.28% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.54% 1.22% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 11
Median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £281 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £459 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2430 2286 2160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.19% 23.01% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1592 1397 1261
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 38 48
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.75 £19.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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 5 May 2016.

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 5 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
West Sussex - 70 £425 - 2
Kent - 7 £750 - 1
Hampshire -3 4 £418 +11.33% 6
Oxfordshire +13 3 £325 -27.77% 5
Berkshire -2 2 £325 -18.75%
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 South East region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 124 (100.00%) Ruby
2 91 (73.39%) Jenkins
3 90 (72.58%) Git (software)
4 89 (71.77%) CSS
5 86 (69.35%) Agile Software Development
6 85 (68.55%) HTML
7 82 (66.13%) Java
8 81 (65.32%) Python
9 78 (62.90%) Spring
10 76 (61.29%) Scrum
11 75 (60.48%) Continuous Integration
11 75 (60.48%) HTML5
11 75 (60.48%) REST
11 75 (60.48%) CSS3
12 74 (59.68%) Django
12 74 (59.68%) JSON
13 71 (57.26%) Play Framework
14 69 (55.65%) Scala
15 68 (54.84%) Ajax
15 68 (54.84%) Google
15 68 (54.84%) Guice
16 67 (54.03%) Automated Testing
16 67 (54.03%) HTTP
16 67 (54.03%) Open Source
17 66 (53.23%) JUnit
18 64 (51.61%) Subversion
19 61 (49.19%) Linux
20 58 (46.77%) Responsive Web Design
21 56 (45.16%) JIRA
22 54 (43.55%) 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 47 (37.90%) Confluence
2 13 (10.48%) Apache
3 9 (7.26%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (4.84%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.23%) Node.js
6 2 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.81%) CMS
7 1 (0.81%) Drupal
7 1 (0.81%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.81%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.26%) PaaS
2 7 (5.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 7 (5.65%) Heroku
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (54.03%) HTTP
2 9 (7.26%) AMQP
3 1 (0.81%) Firewall
3 1 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (24.19%) Relational Database
2 23 (18.55%) MySQL
3 13 (10.48%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.45%) MongoDB
5 7 (5.65%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (4.84%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (4.03%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.61%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.61%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.81%) Big Data
9 1 (0.81%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 91 (73.39%) Jenkins
2 90 (72.58%) Git (software)
3 66 (53.23%) JUnit
4 64 (51.61%) Subversion
5 56 (45.16%) JIRA
6 23 (18.55%) Selenium
7 15 (12.10%) Cucumber
8 12 (9.68%) RSpec
9 9 (7.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (6.45%) Vagrant
11 4 (3.23%) Maven
12 3 (2.42%) Jasmine
12 3 (2.42%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (2.42%) Mocha
13 2 (1.61%) webpack
General
1 9 (7.26%) Finance
2 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
2 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
2 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.81%) Retail
2 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (70.97%) Developer
2 44 (35.48%) Scala Developer
3 31 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 22 (17.74%) Java Scala Developer
5 19 (15.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 15 (12.10%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 13 (10.48%) Software Developer
8 12 (9.68%) Lead Developer
9 11 (8.87%) C# Developer
10 10 (8.06%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (7.26%) Software Engineer
12 7 (5.65%) Architect
13 6 (4.84%) Cloud Engineer
13 6 (4.84%) Java Engineer
13 6 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
13 6 (4.84%) Ruby Developer
13 6 (4.84%) Technical Architect
14 5 (4.03%) Cloud Software Engineer
14 5 (4.03%) Java Software Developer
14 5 (4.03%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (71.77%) CSS
2 85 (68.55%) HTML
3 78 (62.90%) Spring
4 75 (60.48%) CSS3
4 75 (60.48%) HTML5
4 75 (60.48%) REST
5 74 (59.68%) Django
5 74 (59.68%) JSON
6 71 (57.26%) Play Framework
7 68 (54.84%) Ajax
7 68 (54.84%) Guice
8 45 (36.29%) RESTful
9 36 (29.03%) Spring MVC
10 17 (13.71%) jQuery
11 11 (8.87%) Backbone.js
12 9 (7.26%) JMS
12 9 (7.26%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (5.65%) Phusion Passenger
14 5 (4.03%) Web Services
15 4 (3.23%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.58%) User Experience
2 5 (4.03%) Statistics
3 2 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 61 (49.19%) Linux
2 13 (10.48%) Windows
3 10 (8.06%) Mac OS X
3 10 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (8.06%) Unix
4 9 (7.26%) Ubuntu
5 8 (6.45%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (69.35%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (61.29%) Scrum
3 75 (60.48%) Continuous Integration
4 67 (54.03%) Automated Testing
4 67 (54.03%) Open Source
5 58 (46.77%) Responsive Web Design
6 54 (43.55%) Web Design
7 48 (38.71%) Configuration Management
8 47 (37.90%) OWASP
9 36 (29.03%) MVC
10 35 (28.23%) Web Development
11 29 (23.39%) Mentoring
12 21 (16.94%) Service Design
13 20 (16.13%) Front End Development
14 19 (15.32%) DevOps
15 16 (12.90%) Line Management
16 13 (10.48%) Continuous Improvement
17 12 (9.68%) TDD
18 11 (8.87%) Continuous Delivery
18 11 (8.87%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 124 (100.00%) Ruby
2 82 (66.13%) Java
3 81 (65.32%) Python
4 69 (55.65%) Scala
5 51 (41.13%) C#
6 26 (20.97%) JavaScript
7 10 (8.06%) PowerShell
7 10 (8.06%) Shell Script
8 9 (7.26%) Go
9 4 (3.23%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.23%) C
9 4 (3.23%) C++
10 2 (1.61%) ES6
10 2 (1.61%) Perl
11 1 (0.81%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.81%) PHP
11 1 (0.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (10.48%) SC Cleared
1 13 (10.48%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.84%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.81%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (7.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (8.87%) Puppet
2 9 (7.26%) Capistrano
2 9 (7.26%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.42%) Ganglia
3 3 (2.42%) Nagios
4 2 (1.61%) Cacti
4 2 (1.61%) Graphite
4 2 (1.61%) Hyperic
4 2 (1.61%) logstash
5 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 68 (54.84%) Google
2 10 (8.06%) Red Hat
3 8 (6.45%) Oracle
4 6 (4.84%) Serena
5 4 (3.23%) ATG
5 4 (3.23%) hybris
6 3 (2.42%) VMware
7 2 (1.61%) New Relic
7 2 (1.61%) Splunk
8 1 (0.81%) Citrix
8 1 (0.81%) Foundry
8 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
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