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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 238 222 216
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 19 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 0.71% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 3
Average daily rate
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£386 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £260 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £415 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £13.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -58.46%
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
2338 2108 2140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.58% 24.73% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1417 1181 1140
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 63 92
Average hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.70 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Hampshire - 8 £370 - 2
Surrey 0 7 £400 +18.51%
Oxfordshire -23 2 £425 +30.76%
Buckinghamshire -13 1 £410 +26.15%
Berkshire - - - - 1
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 47 (100.00%) Ruby
2 26 (55.32%) JavaScript
3 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (46.81%) Linux
5 21 (44.68%) HTML
6 20 (42.55%) CSS
7 13 (27.66%) Python
8 12 (25.53%) UNIX
8 12 (25.53%) TDD
9 11 (23.40%) SQL
9 11 (23.40%) jQuery
9 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
10 8 (17.02%) OO
11 7 (14.89%) Java
11 7 (14.89%) OWASP
12 6 (12.77%) Heroku
12 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
12 6 (12.77%) Perl
12 6 (12.77%) Oracle
12 6 (12.77%) XHTML
12 6 (12.77%) Scrum
12 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
13 5 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (10.64%) WAI
13 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
13 5 (10.64%) Windows
13 5 (10.64%) Cucumber
13 5 (10.64%) BDD
13 5 (10.64%) Backbone.js
13 5 (10.64%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (6.38%) Apache
1 3 (6.38%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.13%) Node.js
2 1 (2.13%) nginx
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (4.26%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Heroku
2 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.51%) Amazon S3
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.51%) GitHub
4 2 (4.26%) PaaS
5 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) SSH
2 1 (2.13%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (10.64%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.38%) MySQL
4 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.13%) Redis
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.64%) Cucumber
3 4 (8.51%) RSpec
3 4 (8.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.38%) Redmine
5 2 (4.26%) Mercurial
5 2 (4.26%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (4.26%) Sublime Text
5 2 (4.26%) Subversion
6 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.13%) Selenium
6 1 (2.13%) Moq
6 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.13%) ReSharper
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
1 2 (4.26%) Advertising
2 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (82.98%) Developer
2 19 (40.43%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 16 (34.04%) Ruby Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Programmer
5 2 (4.26%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Architect
6 1 (2.13%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.13%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.13%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.13%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (2.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Web Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (44.68%) HTML
2 20 (42.55%) CSS
3 11 (23.40%) jQuery
4 6 (12.77%) XHTML
4 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
5 5 (10.64%) Backbone.js
5 5 (10.64%) HTML5
6 4 (8.51%) Sass
7 3 (6.38%) .NET
7 3 (6.38%) LAMP
7 3 (6.38%) Sinatra
8 2 (4.26%) Spring
9 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.13%) XML
9 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.13%) Ajax
9 1 (2.13%) WCF
9 1 (2.13%) LINQ
9 1 (2.13%) Django
9 1 (2.13%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Open Source
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.13%) iPad
3 1 (2.13%) iPhone
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Linux
2 12 (25.53%) UNIX
3 5 (10.64%) Windows
4 4 (8.51%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.26%) CentOS
5 2 (4.26%) Mac OS
5 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) TDD
3 8 (17.02%) OO
4 7 (14.89%) OWASP
5 6 (12.77%) Scrum
6 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
6 5 (10.64%) BDD
6 5 (10.64%) Web Accessibility
7 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.38%) MVC
8 3 (6.38%) WFM
8 3 (6.38%) Integration Testing
9 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.26%) OOD
9 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.13%) SOA
10 1 (2.13%) ITIL
10 1 (2.13%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) Ruby
2 26 (55.32%) JavaScript
3 13 (27.66%) Python
4 11 (23.40%) SQL
5 7 (14.89%) Java
6 6 (12.77%) Perl
7 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
7 4 (8.51%) C#
7 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.26%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.26%) PHP
9 1 (2.13%) C++
9 1 (2.13%) Delphi
9 1 (2.13%) C
9 1 (2.13%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) WAI
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Puppet
2 3 (6.38%) Capistrano
3 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle
2 1 (2.13%) Telerik
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