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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 227 216 206
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 26 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.12% 0.83% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £225 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £400 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
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
2322 2040 1863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.04% 24.29% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1358 1112 1025
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 63 97
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 January 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 January 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 - 3
Berkshire -5 2 £388 +49.03% 2
Surrey -5 2 £388 +55.00%
Buckinghamshire -12 1 £410 +26.15% 2
Oxfordshire -21 1 - -
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 51 (100.00%) Ruby
2 36 (70.59%) Linux
3 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (49.02%) UNIX
5 24 (47.06%) Python
5 24 (47.06%) JavaScript
6 21 (41.18%) Git (software)
7 20 (39.22%) CSS
8 19 (37.25%) HTML
9 18 (35.29%) Configuration Management
10 17 (33.33%) Windows
10 17 (33.33%) Puppet
11 16 (31.37%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (31.37%) PowerShell
11 16 (31.37%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (29.41%) Heroku
13 14 (27.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (27.45%) jQuery
13 14 (27.45%) Jenkins
13 14 (27.45%) Mac OS X
13 14 (27.45%) Shell Script
14 11 (21.57%) SQL
15 7 (13.73%) OWASP
16 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
16 6 (11.76%) Oracle
16 6 (11.76%) XHTML
16 6 (11.76%) TDD
17 5 (9.80%) Scrum
17 5 (9.80%) WAI

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 3 (5.88%) Apache
2 2 (3.92%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.96%) Node.js
3 1 (1.96%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 16 (31.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (29.41%) Heroku
3 3 (5.88%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
1 1 (1.96%) SSH
1 1 (1.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.88%) MySQL
3 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 14 (27.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 14 (27.45%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.88%) Redmine
3 3 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.88%) RSpec
4 2 (3.92%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.92%) Subversion
4 2 (3.92%) Selenium
5 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.96%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.96%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.96%) Sublime Text
5 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.96%) Moq
General
1 2 (3.92%) Advertising
1 2 (3.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (78.43%) Developer
2 17 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Ruby Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Analyst
6 1 (1.96%) Web Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Programmer
6 1 (1.96%) Excel Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Java Developer
6 1 (1.96%) .NET Developer
6 1 (1.96%) C# Developer
6 1 (1.96%) VB Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (1.96%) Software Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Software Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (1.96%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (39.22%) CSS
2 19 (37.25%) HTML
3 14 (27.45%) jQuery
4 6 (11.76%) XHTML
5 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
6 4 (7.84%) HTML5
6 4 (7.84%) Backbone.js
7 3 (5.88%) Sinatra
7 3 (5.88%) Sass
8 2 (3.92%) LAMP
9 1 (1.96%) .NET
9 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.96%) XML
9 1 (1.96%) WCF
9 1 (1.96%) LINQ
9 1 (1.96%) Django
9 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.96%) Ajax
9 1 (1.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (1.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Open Source
2 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
3 1 (1.96%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 36 (70.59%) Linux
2 25 (49.02%) UNIX
3 17 (33.33%) Windows
4 14 (27.45%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.92%) CentOS
5 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.96%) Debian
6 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (35.29%) Configuration Management
3 16 (31.37%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (13.73%) OWASP
5 6 (11.76%) TDD
6 5 (9.80%) Scrum
6 5 (9.80%) Web Accessibility
7 3 (5.88%) OO
7 3 (5.88%) OOD
7 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.88%) MVC
7 3 (5.88%) BDD
7 3 (5.88%) Integration Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.92%) Kanban
8 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.92%) Web Application Development
8 2 (3.92%) SOA
8 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.92%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) Ruby
2 24 (47.06%) Python
2 24 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 16 (31.37%) PowerShell
4 14 (27.45%) Shell Script
5 11 (21.57%) SQL
6 4 (7.84%) Perl
6 4 (7.84%) Java
7 3 (5.88%) C#
8 2 (3.92%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (3.92%) PHP
9 1 (1.96%) VB
9 1 (1.96%) C++
9 1 (1.96%) Delphi
9 1 (1.96%) C
9 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) WAI
Systems Management
1 17 (33.33%) Puppet
2 5 (9.80%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.92%) Capistrano
3 2 (3.92%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (1.96%) Telerik
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