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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 31 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 237 231 210
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 29 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.064% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.21% 0.28% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 3
Average daily rate
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£388 £225 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -38.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £135 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £225 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 £150.00
% change year-on-year
- -52.66%
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
2389 2180 1938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.76% 23.37% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1419 1246 1024
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 42 122
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire - 12 £365 - 3
Surrey +14 10 £394 +425.00% 5
Berkshire +5 7 £394 +75.00% 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 5
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 53 (100.00%) Ruby
2 36 (67.92%) Linux
3 28 (52.83%) UNIX
3 28 (52.83%) JavaScript
4 26 (49.06%) Python
5 23 (43.40%) Windows
5 23 (43.40%) CSS
5 23 (43.40%) HTML
6 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (41.51%) Git (software)
7 21 (39.62%) Configuration Management
8 20 (37.74%) PowerShell
8 20 (37.74%) Puppet
9 19 (35.85%) Microsoft Azure
9 19 (35.85%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (35.85%) Jenkins
10 18 (33.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 17 (32.08%) Amazon AWS
11 17 (32.08%) Heroku
11 17 (32.08%) Mac OS X
11 17 (32.08%) Shell Script
11 17 (32.08%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (24.53%) jQuery
13 12 (22.64%) Golang
14 10 (18.87%) Java
15 8 (15.09%) SQL
16 7 (13.21%) MVC
16 7 (13.21%) OWASP
16 7 (13.21%) AngularJS
17 6 (11.32%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (3.77%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 19 (35.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (32.08%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (32.08%) Heroku
3 1 (1.89%) GitHub
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
1 1 (1.89%) IPv6
1 1 (1.89%) MPLS
1 1 (1.89%) L2TP
1 1 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.55%) Big Data
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.77%) MySQL
4 2 (3.77%) Redis
5 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (41.51%) Git (software)
2 19 (35.85%) Jenkins
3 18 (33.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (7.55%) Subversion
5 3 (5.66%) Redmine
6 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.77%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.89%) RSpec
7 1 (1.89%) Valgrind
7 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.89%) GCC
7 1 (1.89%) Selenium
General
1 4 (7.55%) Marketing
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (77.36%) Developer
2 12 (22.64%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Ruby Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Junior
6 2 (3.77%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Junior Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Junior Software Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Excel Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (1.89%) Lead Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (1.89%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) AWS Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (43.40%) HTML
1 23 (43.40%) CSS
2 13 (24.53%) jQuery
3 7 (13.21%) AngularJS
4 6 (11.32%) XHTML
5 3 (5.66%) Sinatra
6 2 (3.77%) HTML5
6 2 (3.77%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (3.77%) JRuby
6 2 (3.77%) XML
6 2 (3.77%) XSLT
6 2 (3.77%) Ajax
6 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.77%) .NET
6 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.77%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (3.77%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (1.89%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.89%) Sass
7 1 (1.89%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Open Source
2 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.89%) User Experience
3 1 (1.89%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.89%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (67.92%) Linux
2 28 (52.83%) UNIX
3 23 (43.40%) Windows
4 17 (32.08%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (39.62%) Configuration Management
3 19 (35.85%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (32.08%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (13.21%) MVC
5 7 (13.21%) OWASP
6 6 (11.32%) TDD
7 5 (9.43%) Web Accessibility
7 5 (9.43%) Web Development
7 5 (9.43%) MVVM
8 4 (7.55%) Web Application Development
8 4 (7.55%) Data Analysis
9 3 (5.66%) DevOps
10 2 (3.77%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.77%) OOD
10 2 (3.77%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (3.77%) Time Management
10 2 (3.77%) Scrum
11 1 (1.89%) Multithreading
11 1 (1.89%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) Ruby
2 28 (52.83%) JavaScript
3 26 (49.06%) Python
4 20 (37.74%) PowerShell
5 17 (32.08%) Shell Script
6 12 (22.64%) Golang
7 10 (18.87%) Java
8 8 (15.09%) SQL
9 4 (7.55%) PHP
9 4 (7.55%) C++
10 3 (5.66%) C#
10 3 (5.66%) VB
11 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
11 2 (3.77%) VBScript
12 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.89%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (1.89%) C
12 1 (1.89%) Delphi
12 1 (1.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) WAI
2 2 (3.77%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (3.77%) SLA
Systems Management
1 20 (37.74%) Puppet
2 5 (9.43%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.77%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.89%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) Perforce
3 1 (1.89%) Telerik
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