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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 232 244 231
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 20 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.86% 1.10% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 18
Median daily rate £363 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £349 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £434 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.89% +15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -88.73%
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
2329 2539 2221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.95% 25.70% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1446 1684 1281
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 54 36
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.29 £17.50 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +9 7 £350 -5.40% 4
West Sussex - 5 - -
East Sussex - 3 £400 -
Oxfordshire -12 2 £325 -23.52% 2
Surrey - 2 £450 - 3
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 92 (100.00%) Ruby
2 66 (71.74%) Python
3 60 (65.22%) Java
4 59 (64.13%) CSS
5 58 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (61.96%) HTML
7 54 (58.70%) Jenkins
8 50 (54.35%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (54.35%) Git (software)
9 48 (52.17%) Django
9 48 (52.17%) REST
10 47 (51.09%) Spring
11 45 (48.91%) Play Framework
12 44 (47.83%) JSON
12 44 (47.83%) Open Source
13 43 (46.74%) Ajax
13 43 (46.74%) CSS3
13 43 (46.74%) HTML5
14 42 (45.65%) Scala
15 41 (44.57%) Guice
15 41 (44.57%) Google
16 40 (43.48%) Automated Testing
17 39 (42.39%) HTTP
17 39 (42.39%) Scrum
18 38 (41.30%) Linux
19 37 (40.22%) JUnit
19 37 (40.22%) Subversion
20 32 (34.78%) C#
21 28 (30.43%) Web Design
21 28 (30.43%) OWASP

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 25 (27.17%) Confluence
2 7 (7.61%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (7.61%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.26%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.17%) Apache
4 2 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.17%) nginx
5 1 (1.09%) CMS
5 1 (1.09%) Drupal
5 1 (1.09%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Magento
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.96%) PaaS
3 7 (7.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 7 (7.61%) Heroku
4 4 (4.35%) IaaS
5 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (3.26%) SaaS
6 1 (1.09%) Bluemix
6 1 (1.09%) GitHub
6 1 (1.09%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (42.39%) HTTP
2 7 (7.61%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.83%) MySQL
2 20 (21.74%) NoSQL
3 14 (15.22%) Relational Database
4 13 (14.13%) MongoDB
5 10 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (6.52%) MariaDB
7 4 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.09%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 54 (58.70%) Jenkins
2 50 (54.35%) Git (software)
3 37 (40.22%) JUnit
3 37 (40.22%) Subversion
4 26 (28.26%) JIRA
5 9 (9.78%) Selenium
5 9 (9.78%) Vagrant
6 7 (7.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.26%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.17%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.17%) RSpec
General
1 6 (6.52%) Finance
1 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.26%) Marketing
3 1 (1.09%) Electronics
3 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (78.26%) Developer
2 29 (31.52%) Java Developer
3 21 (22.83%) Scala Developer
4 18 (19.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 14 (15.22%) Java Scala Developer
6 11 (11.96%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (11.96%) Software Engineer
7 10 (10.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (9.78%) Ruby Developer
9 7 (7.61%) C# Developer
9 7 (7.61%) Java Engineer
10 6 (6.52%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (6.52%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 6 (6.52%) Java Software Developer
10 6 (6.52%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (6.52%) Web Developer
11 5 (5.43%) Cloud Software Engineer
11 5 (5.43%) Lead Developer
11 5 (5.43%) Operations Engineer
11 5 (5.43%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (64.13%) CSS
2 57 (61.96%) HTML
3 48 (52.17%) Django
3 48 (52.17%) REST
4 47 (51.09%) Spring
5 45 (48.91%) Play Framework
6 44 (47.83%) JSON
7 43 (46.74%) Ajax
7 43 (46.74%) CSS3
7 43 (46.74%) HTML5
8 41 (44.57%) Guice
9 26 (28.26%) RESTful
10 23 (25.00%) Spring MVC
11 8 (8.70%) jQuery
12 7 (7.61%) AngularJS
12 7 (7.61%) JMS
12 7 (7.61%) RabbitMQ
13 2 (2.17%) .NET
13 2 (2.17%) ELK Stack
14 1 (1.09%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.39%) User Experience
2 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.52%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.17%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.09%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.09%) iPad
5 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 38 (41.30%) Linux
2 10 (10.87%) Windows
3 7 (7.61%) Mac OS X
3 7 (7.61%) Unix
4 3 (3.26%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.09%) Android
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (54.35%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (47.83%) Open Source
4 40 (43.48%) Automated Testing
5 39 (42.39%) Scrum
6 28 (30.43%) OWASP
6 28 (30.43%) Responsive Web Design
6 28 (30.43%) Web Design
7 26 (28.26%) MVC
7 26 (28.26%) Web Development
8 25 (27.17%) Configuration Management
9 24 (26.09%) Software Engineering
10 18 (19.57%) TDD
11 16 (17.39%) DevOps
12 15 (16.30%) Mentoring
13 14 (15.22%) Service Design
14 10 (10.87%) Front End Development
14 10 (10.87%) Line Management
15 8 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
16 7 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 92 (100.00%) Ruby
2 66 (71.74%) Python
3 60 (65.22%) Java
4 42 (45.65%) Scala
5 32 (34.78%) C#
6 27 (29.35%) JavaScript
7 10 (10.87%) SQL
8 7 (7.61%) Go
8 7 (7.61%) PowerShell
8 7 (7.61%) Shell Script
9 6 (6.52%) PHP
10 5 (5.43%) C++
11 3 (3.26%) C
11 3 (3.26%) Perl
12 1 (1.09%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 10 (10.87%) SC Cleared
1 10 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.09%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (7.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (11.96%) Puppet
2 7 (7.61%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.17%) Kibana
3 2 (2.17%) logstash
4 1 (1.09%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 41 (44.57%) Google
2 3 (3.26%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.09%) Foundry
3 1 (1.09%) IBM
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle
3 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.09%) SAP
3 1 (1.09%) Serena