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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 212 252 217
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -35
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 46 15 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.16% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.96% 0.60% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 21
Median daily rate £425 £425 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £405 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £710
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 - £71.00
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
2347 2498 2189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.60% 26.14% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1498 1602 1218
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £458 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 34 47
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £13.50 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Hampshire +15 19 £425 -2.85% 3
West Sussex - 13 £375 -
M4 Corridor - 5 - -
Surrey -7 4 £450 +5.88% 2
Berkshire +5 3 £413 -28.26%
Kent +10 1 £750 -
East Sussex +6 1 £400 - 2
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 127 (100.00%) Ruby
2 104 (81.89%) Python
3 96 (75.59%) Java
4 92 (72.44%) Jenkins
5 91 (71.65%) Agile Software Development
6 89 (70.08%) Continuous Integration
7 88 (69.29%) CSS
8 87 (68.50%) Git (software)
9 86 (67.72%) HTML
10 81 (63.78%) Spring
11 80 (62.99%) Django
11 80 (62.99%) HTML5
11 80 (62.99%) REST
11 80 (62.99%) CSS3
12 79 (62.20%) Play Framework
13 78 (61.42%) JSON
14 77 (60.63%) Open Source
15 76 (59.84%) Ajax
15 76 (59.84%) Google
15 76 (59.84%) Guice
16 75 (59.06%) Scala
16 75 (59.06%) Automated Testing
17 74 (58.27%) HTTP
18 72 (56.69%) JUnit
19 71 (55.91%) Subversion
20 68 (53.54%) Scrum
21 59 (46.46%) Linux
22 57 (44.88%) C#
22 57 (44.88%) Web Design
22 57 (44.88%) Responsive 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 50 (39.37%) Confluence
2 9 (7.09%) WebLogic
3 7 (5.51%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (2.36%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.57%) CMS
5 2 (1.57%) Drupal
5 2 (1.57%) WordPress
6 1 (0.79%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.79%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Magento
2 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.45%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.66%) PaaS
3 7 (5.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 7 (5.51%) Heroku
4 4 (3.15%) IaaS
5 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.36%) SaaS
6 1 (0.79%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 74 (58.27%) HTTP
2 7 (5.51%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.62%) Relational Database
2 19 (14.96%) MySQL
2 19 (14.96%) NoSQL
3 12 (9.45%) MongoDB
4 11 (8.66%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.72%) MariaDB
6 3 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.57%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.79%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 92 (72.44%) Jenkins
2 87 (68.50%) Git (software)
3 72 (56.69%) JUnit
4 71 (55.91%) Subversion
5 50 (39.37%) JIRA
6 19 (14.96%) Selenium
7 13 (10.24%) Vagrant
8 7 (5.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (3.15%) Jasmine
10 3 (2.36%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (2.36%) Mocha
10 3 (2.36%) RSpec
11 2 (1.57%) webpack
12 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (5.51%) Finance
2 6 (4.72%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.36%) Marketing
4 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.79%) Electronics
4 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 101 (79.53%) Developer
2 44 (34.65%) Scala Developer
3 40 (31.50%) Java Developer
4 24 (18.90%) Java Scala Developer
5 20 (15.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 16 (12.60%) DevOps Engineer
7 14 (11.02%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 14 (11.02%) Software Developer
8 11 (8.66%) C# Developer
8 11 (8.66%) Lead Developer
8 11 (8.66%) Software Engineer
9 8 (6.30%) Ruby Developer
10 7 (5.51%) Java Engineer
11 6 (4.72%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (4.72%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 6 (4.72%) Java Software Developer
11 6 (4.72%) Java Software Engineer
12 5 (3.94%) Cloud Software Engineer
12 5 (3.94%) Operations Engineer
13 4 (3.15%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (69.29%) CSS
2 86 (67.72%) HTML
3 81 (63.78%) Spring
4 80 (62.99%) CSS3
4 80 (62.99%) Django
4 80 (62.99%) HTML5
4 80 (62.99%) REST
5 79 (62.20%) Play Framework
6 78 (61.42%) JSON
7 76 (59.84%) Ajax
7 76 (59.84%) Guice
8 48 (37.80%) RESTful
9 41 (32.28%) Spring MVC
10 7 (5.51%) JMS
10 7 (5.51%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (2.36%) .NET
11 3 (2.36%) jQuery
11 3 (2.36%) Sass
12 2 (1.57%) AngularJS
12 2 (1.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.83%) User Experience
2 10 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.72%) Cloud Native
4 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.79%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 59 (46.46%) Linux
2 15 (11.81%) Windows
3 12 (9.45%) Mac OS X
3 12 (9.45%) Unix
4 6 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.94%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.57%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (71.65%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (70.08%) Continuous Integration
3 77 (60.63%) Open Source
4 75 (59.06%) Automated Testing
5 68 (53.54%) Scrum
6 57 (44.88%) Responsive Web Design
6 57 (44.88%) Web Design
7 53 (41.73%) OWASP
8 47 (37.01%) Configuration Management
9 44 (34.65%) MVC
10 40 (31.50%) Web Development
11 29 (22.83%) Mentoring
12 25 (19.69%) Software Engineering
13 23 (18.11%) Service Design
14 21 (16.54%) DevOps
15 20 (15.75%) Front End Development
16 17 (13.39%) Line Management
17 16 (12.60%) TDD
18 14 (11.02%) Continuous Improvement
19 9 (7.09%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 127 (100.00%) Ruby
2 104 (81.89%) Python
3 96 (75.59%) Java
4 75 (59.06%) Scala
5 57 (44.88%) C#
6 25 (19.69%) JavaScript
7 12 (9.45%) PowerShell
7 12 (9.45%) Shell Script
8 10 (7.87%) SQL
9 7 (5.51%) Go
9 7 (5.51%) PHP
10 6 (4.72%) C++
11 5 (3.94%) Perl
12 4 (3.15%) C
13 2 (1.57%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.57%) ES6
14 1 (0.79%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 15 (11.81%) SC Cleared
1 15 (11.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 7 (5.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (12.60%) Puppet
2 7 (5.51%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 76 (59.84%) Google
2 6 (4.72%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.94%) Oracle
4 3 (2.36%) Rackspace
4 3 (2.36%) Serena
5 1 (0.79%) Citrix
5 1 (0.79%) Foundry
5 1 (0.79%) IBM
5 1 (0.79%) SAP
5 1 (0.79%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.79%) VMware
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