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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
England / South East
Rank 227 225 239
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 12 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.43% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 1.75% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 19
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £418 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

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
1977 2177 2358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.83% 24.88% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1233 1476 1354
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 50 55
Median hourly rate £43.50 £47.83 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.05% +73.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £15.00 £17.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.89 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
West Sussex -7 8 £410 - 1
Oxfordshire -5 1 £575 +76.92% 2
Hampshire -7 1 £350 -12.50% 7
Buckinghamshire - 1 £325 - 3
East Sussex - 1 £388 - 3
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 30 (100.00%) Ruby
2 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (76.67%) Java
4 22 (73.33%) Python
5 19 (63.33%) CSS
5 19 (63.33%) HTML
6 17 (56.67%) Scrum
7 16 (53.33%) JSON
7 16 (53.33%) HTML5
7 16 (53.33%) Open Source
7 16 (53.33%) CSS3
8 15 (50.00%) REST
8 15 (50.00%) Scala
8 15 (50.00%) Git (software)
8 15 (50.00%) Play Framework
8 15 (50.00%) Ajax
8 15 (50.00%) Web Development
8 15 (50.00%) Django
8 15 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (46.67%) JIRA
9 14 (46.67%) Spring
10 13 (43.33%) Automated Testing
10 13 (43.33%) Google
10 13 (43.33%) Web Design
10 13 (43.33%) Subversion
10 13 (43.33%) C#
10 13 (43.33%) HTTP
10 13 (43.33%) Relational Database
10 13 (43.33%) Guice
10 13 (43.33%) 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 13 (43.33%) Confluence
2 5 (16.67%) Apache
3 2 (6.67%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) Relational Database
2 11 (36.67%) MySQL
3 4 (13.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (46.67%) JIRA
3 13 (43.33%) Jenkins
3 13 (43.33%) Subversion
4 12 (40.00%) JUnit
5 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.33%) RSpec
General
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) Scala Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Java Developer
4 7 (23.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Java Scala Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Polyglot Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Python Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Scala Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Leader
8 1 (3.33%) Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.33%) PHP Software Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (63.33%) CSS
1 19 (63.33%) HTML
2 16 (53.33%) CSS3
2 16 (53.33%) HTML5
2 16 (53.33%) JSON
3 15 (50.00%) Ajax
3 15 (50.00%) Django
3 15 (50.00%) Play Framework
3 15 (50.00%) REST
4 14 (46.67%) Spring
5 13 (43.33%) Guice
6 11 (36.67%) RESTful
7 8 (26.67%) Spring MVC
8 4 (13.33%) Akka
9 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 3 (10.00%) spray
10 2 (6.67%) jQuery
11 1 (3.33%) Java SE
11 1 (3.33%) LAMP
11 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) Scrum
3 16 (53.33%) Open Source
4 15 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (50.00%) Web Development
5 13 (43.33%) Automated Testing
5 13 (43.33%) OWASP
5 13 (43.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (43.33%) Web Design
6 10 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 9 (30.00%) MVC
8 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
9 7 (23.33%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (16.67%) TDD
11 4 (13.33%) BDD
11 4 (13.33%) Service Design
12 3 (10.00%) OO
13 2 (6.67%) Extreme Programming
13 2 (6.67%) Kanban
13 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) Ruby
2 23 (76.67%) Java
3 22 (73.33%) Python
4 15 (50.00%) Scala
5 13 (43.33%) C#
6 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.67%) SQL
8 1 (3.33%) Go
8 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Google
2 2 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) SAP
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