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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 226 233 247
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 20 34 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.36% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.99% 1.32% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 16
Median daily rate £450 £340 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -11.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
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
2025 2571 2291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.51% 27.01% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1163 1653 1391
Median daily rate £400 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 76 40
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £14.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Surrey - 9 £450 - 3
West Sussex - 6 £525 -
East Sussex - 2 - - 1
Berkshire +4 1 £375 +25.00% 1
Oxfordshire -8 1 £575 +43.75% 5
Middlesex - 1 £425 - 1
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 45 (100.00%) Ruby
2 34 (75.56%) Python
3 30 (66.67%) Java
4 28 (62.22%) JavaScript
5 27 (60.00%) CSS
6 26 (57.78%) HTML
7 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (48.89%) MySQL
9 18 (40.00%) Web Development
10 17 (37.78%) Software Engineering
11 16 (35.56%) Django
11 16 (35.56%) REST
12 15 (33.33%) CSS3
12 15 (33.33%) HTML5
12 15 (33.33%) Scrum
13 14 (31.11%) Ajax
13 14 (31.11%) Open Source
13 14 (31.11%) Technical Architecture
13 14 (31.11%) JSON
13 14 (31.11%) Git (software)
13 14 (31.11%) SC Cleared
13 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared
14 13 (28.89%) Scala
14 13 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (28.89%) C#
14 13 (28.89%) Play Framework
15 12 (26.67%) Spring
16 11 (24.44%) Automated Testing
16 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
17 10 (22.22%) Guice

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 7 (15.56%) Confluence
2 5 (11.11%) OpenStack
3 3 (6.67%) Apache
4 2 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.44%) nginx
5 1 (2.22%) CMS
5 1 (2.22%) Drupal
5 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.44%) IaaS
3 2 (4.44%) PaaS
4 1 (2.22%) Bluemix
4 1 (2.22%) GitHub
4 1 (2.22%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (48.89%) MySQL
2 9 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 8 (17.78%) Relational Database
4 7 (15.56%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (11.11%) MongoDB
6 3 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.22%) MariaDB
8 1 (2.22%) Neo4j
8 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) Git (software)
2 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
3 10 (22.22%) JUnit
3 10 (22.22%) Subversion
4 8 (17.78%) JIRA
5 2 (4.44%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.22%) RSpec
General
1 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.89%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Electronics
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (86.67%) Developer
2 20 (44.44%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Scala Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Ruby Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Angular Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Leader
8 2 (4.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (4.44%) Graduate
8 2 (4.44%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Graduate Web Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Junior
8 2 (4.44%) Junior Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Junior Web Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Polyglot Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Python Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (60.00%) CSS
2 26 (57.78%) HTML
3 16 (35.56%) Django
3 16 (35.56%) REST
4 15 (33.33%) CSS3
4 15 (33.33%) HTML5
5 14 (31.11%) Ajax
5 14 (31.11%) JSON
6 13 (28.89%) Play Framework
7 12 (26.67%) Spring
8 10 (22.22%) Guice
9 7 (15.56%) AngularJS
9 7 (15.56%) jQuery
10 6 (13.33%) RESTful
11 4 (8.89%) Spring MVC
12 2 (4.44%) .NET
12 2 (4.44%) ELK Stack
13 1 (2.22%) Akka
13 1 (2.22%) React
13 1 (2.22%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) User Experience
2 2 (4.44%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.22%) iPad
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.00%) Web Development
3 17 (37.78%) Software Engineering
4 15 (33.33%) Scrum
5 14 (31.11%) Open Source
5 14 (31.11%) Technical Architecture
6 13 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (24.44%) Automated Testing
8 10 (22.22%) OWASP
9 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
9 7 (15.56%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (15.56%) TDD
9 7 (15.56%) Web Design
10 5 (11.11%) SDLC
11 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
11 4 (8.89%) MVC
12 3 (6.67%) BDD
12 3 (6.67%) Kanban
13 2 (4.44%) Digital Marketing
13 2 (4.44%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) Ruby
2 34 (75.56%) Python
3 30 (66.67%) Java
4 28 (62.22%) JavaScript
5 13 (28.89%) C#
5 13 (28.89%) Scala
6 7 (15.56%) SQL
7 4 (8.89%) PHP
8 2 (4.44%) C++
9 1 (2.22%) Go
9 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) SC Cleared
1 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Kibana
1 2 (4.44%) logstash
2 1 (2.22%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Google
2 2 (4.44%) SAP
2 2 (4.44%) VMware
3 1 (2.22%) IBM
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft