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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 245 223 210
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -13
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 19 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.17% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.82% 0.65% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 6
Average daily rate
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£385 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £418 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £283 £319
% change year-on-year
+37.16% -11.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - £32.50
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
2307 2151 2263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.12% 25.37% 26.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1402 1221 1155
Average daily rate £363 £342 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.99% -2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 53 94
Average hourly rate £31.00 £36.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 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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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
Surrey 0 7 £400 +18.51% 2
Hampshire - 4 £383 - 2
Berkshire 0 3 £375 +20.00%
Oxfordshire -21 2 £425 +30.76% 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - -
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 56 (100.00%) Ruby
2 32 (57.14%) HTML
3 31 (55.36%) JavaScript
4 28 (50.00%) CSS
5 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (35.71%) Linux
7 15 (26.79%) TDD
8 13 (23.21%) OO
9 12 (21.43%) Java
10 11 (19.64%) SQL
10 11 (19.64%) jQuery
11 10 (17.86%) HTML5
11 10 (17.86%) Python
12 9 (16.07%) Cloud Foundry
13 8 (14.29%) Perl
13 8 (14.29%) LAMP
13 8 (14.29%) WFM
14 7 (12.50%) Spring
14 7 (12.50%) Finance
14 7 (12.50%) .NET
14 7 (12.50%) UNIX
14 7 (12.50%) Git (software)
15 6 (10.71%) RSpec
15 6 (10.71%) Open Source
15 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
15 6 (10.71%) OWASP
15 6 (10.71%) CSS3
15 6 (10.71%) AngularJS
15 6 (10.71%) Apache
15 6 (10.71%) XHTML

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 9 (16.07%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (10.71%) Apache
3 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.79%) Node.js
3 1 (1.79%) nginx
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (3.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) PaaS
2 4 (7.14%) Amazon S3
2 4 (7.14%) GitHub
3 3 (5.36%) IaaS
4 2 (3.57%) Heroku
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) SSH
2 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) MySQL
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (8.93%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.79%) Redis
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.71%) RSpec
3 5 (8.93%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.36%) Redmine
5 2 (3.57%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.57%) Capybara
5 2 (3.57%) Subversion
5 2 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (3.57%) Sublime Text
6 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.79%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.79%) Selenium
6 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.79%) Moq
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Retail
3 4 (7.14%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (75.00%) Developer
2 27 (48.21%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 21 (37.50%) Ruby Developer
4 11 (19.64%) Programmer
5 5 (8.93%) Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Cloud Architect
9 1 (1.79%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.79%) .NET Developer
9 1 (1.79%) C# Developer
9 1 (1.79%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Platform Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (57.14%) HTML
2 28 (50.00%) CSS
3 11 (19.64%) jQuery
4 10 (17.86%) HTML5
5 8 (14.29%) LAMP
6 7 (12.50%) Spring
6 7 (12.50%) .NET
7 6 (10.71%) CSS3
7 6 (10.71%) AngularJS
7 6 (10.71%) XHTML
8 5 (8.93%) Backbone.js
9 4 (7.14%) Sass
10 3 (5.36%) Sinatra
11 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
11 1 (1.79%) XML
11 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
11 1 (1.79%) Ajax
11 1 (1.79%) WCF
11 1 (1.79%) LINQ
11 1 (1.79%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Open Source
2 1 (1.79%) User Experience
2 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.79%) iPad
2 1 (1.79%) Graphic Design
2 1 (1.79%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.71%) Linux
2 7 (12.50%) UNIX
3 4 (7.14%) CentOS
4 2 (3.57%) Mac OS
4 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.79%) Windows
5 1 (1.79%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.79%) TDD
3 13 (23.21%) OO
4 8 (14.29%) WFM
5 6 (10.71%) OWASP
5 6 (10.71%) Scrum
6 5 (8.93%) BDD
6 5 (8.93%) Test Scripting
6 5 (8.93%) Web Accessibility
6 5 (8.93%) Product Management
7 3 (5.36%) MVC
7 3 (5.36%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.36%) Integration Testing
8 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.57%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.57%) Workflow
8 2 (3.57%) Migration
8 2 (3.57%) OOD
8 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) Ruby
2 31 (55.36%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.43%) Java
4 11 (19.64%) SQL
5 10 (17.86%) Python
6 8 (14.29%) Perl
7 4 (7.14%) C#
8 2 (3.57%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.57%) C++
8 2 (3.57%) PHP
9 1 (1.79%) Delphi
9 1 (1.79%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) WAI
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle
2 2 (3.57%) Perforce
3 1 (1.79%) Telerik
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