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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 238 229 202
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -27
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 28 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.10% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.16% 0.44% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £225 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -37.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £165 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £335 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £13.50 £150.00
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -91.00%
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
2424 2048 1744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.73% 23.13% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1415 1138 911
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 57 92
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £15.55 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £41.00 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 27 February 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 27 February 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 - 18 £365 - 2
Berkshire +2 5 £388 +72.22% 1
Surrey +1 3 £375 +400.00% 3
Buckinghamshire - 1 £410 -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 47 (100.00%) Ruby
2 35 (74.47%) Linux
3 27 (57.45%) Python
4 26 (55.32%) UNIX
5 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (44.68%) Windows
7 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
7 20 (42.55%) Git (software)
8 19 (40.43%) Configuration Management
9 18 (38.30%) PowerShell
9 18 (38.30%) Puppet
10 17 (36.17%) Jenkins
10 17 (36.17%) Microsoft Azure
10 17 (36.17%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (34.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 15 (31.91%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (31.91%) Heroku
12 15 (31.91%) Mac OS X
12 15 (31.91%) Shell Script
12 15 (31.91%) HTML
12 15 (31.91%) CSS
13 10 (21.28%) jQuery
13 10 (21.28%) SQL
14 7 (14.89%) OWASP
15 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
15 6 (12.77%) XHTML
15 6 (12.77%) Oracle
16 5 (10.64%) Java
16 5 (10.64%) WAI
16 5 (10.64%) Web Accessibility

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (4.26%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.13%) Node.js
2 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 17 (36.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (31.91%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (31.91%) Heroku
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
1 1 (2.13%) IPv6
1 1 (2.13%) MPLS
1 1 (2.13%) L2TP
1 1 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.26%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (42.55%) Git (software)
2 17 (36.17%) Jenkins
3 16 (34.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (8.51%) Subversion
5 3 (6.38%) Redmine
6 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.26%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.13%) RSpec
7 1 (2.13%) Valgrind
7 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.13%) GCC
7 1 (2.13%) Selenium
General
1 2 (4.26%) Marketing
2 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (74.47%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Ruby Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Junior
5 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Junior Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Excel Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Web Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.13%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) HTML
1 15 (31.91%) CSS
2 10 (21.28%) jQuery
3 6 (12.77%) XHTML
4 3 (6.38%) Sinatra
4 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.26%) HTML5
5 2 (4.26%) Sass
5 2 (4.26%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (4.26%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 2 (4.26%) XML
5 2 (4.26%) XSLT
5 2 (4.26%) LAMP
5 2 (4.26%) Ajax
5 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.26%) .NET
5 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.13%) STL
6 1 (2.13%) Django
6 1 (2.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.26%) Open Source
2 1 (2.13%) User Experience
2 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.13%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 35 (74.47%) Linux
2 26 (55.32%) UNIX
3 21 (44.68%) Windows
4 15 (31.91%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (40.43%) Configuration Management
3 17 (36.17%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (14.89%) OWASP
5 5 (10.64%) Web Accessibility
6 4 (8.51%) MVC
6 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.38%) Integration Testing
8 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.26%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (4.26%) TDD
8 2 (4.26%) Scrum
8 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.26%) Web Application Development
9 1 (2.13%) DevOps
9 1 (2.13%) Functional Programming
9 1 (2.13%) OOD
9 1 (2.13%) SOA
9 1 (2.13%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) Ruby
2 27 (57.45%) Python
3 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
4 18 (38.30%) PowerShell
5 15 (31.91%) Shell Script
6 10 (21.28%) SQL
7 5 (10.64%) Java
8 4 (8.51%) Perl
8 4 (8.51%) C++
9 3 (6.38%) C#
9 3 (6.38%) PHP
9 3 (6.38%) VB
10 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
10 2 (4.26%) VBScript
11 1 (2.13%) C
11 1 (2.13%) Delphi
11 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.13%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) WAI
2 2 (4.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 18 (38.30%) Puppet
2 4 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.26%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.13%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Perforce
3 1 (2.13%) Telerik