The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 210 218 232
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 30 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.19% 0.091%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.39% 0.77% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 6
Average daily rate
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£428 £475 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +55.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £590 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+118.46% +62.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2154 2083 2143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.13% 24.81% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1208 1116 1104
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 73 84
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £14.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Ruby on Rails
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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
Buckinghamshire - 12 £388 - 1
Surrey -7 7 £710 +42.00% 1
Oxfordshire 0 3 £381 - 5
Hampshire -8 2 £375 -0.66% 4
Berkshire -1 1 £700 +211.11% 1
East Sussex - 1 £375 -
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 41 (95.35%) Ruby
2 25 (58.14%) JavaScript
3 22 (51.16%) HTML
4 18 (41.86%) OO
5 17 (39.53%) CSS
6 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (37.21%) TDD
7 15 (34.88%) Linux
8 14 (32.56%) Java
9 12 (27.91%) Apache
10 11 (25.58%) jQuery
11 10 (23.26%) MySQL
12 9 (20.93%) .NET
12 9 (20.93%) Finance
12 9 (20.93%) WFM
12 9 (20.93%) Spring
12 9 (20.93%) HTML5
12 9 (20.93%) Cloud Foundry
13 8 (18.60%) CSS3
13 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
13 8 (18.60%) LAMP
14 7 (16.28%) SQL
14 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
15 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
15 6 (13.95%) Open Source
15 6 (13.95%) Product Management
15 6 (13.95%) Perl
15 6 (13.95%) Retail
16 5 (11.63%) Scrum
16 5 (11.63%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 12 (27.91%) Apache
2 9 (20.93%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (4.65%) Escenic
3 2 (4.65%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.65%) MQSeries
3 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.65%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) PaaS
2 3 (6.98%) IaaS
3 2 (4.65%) GitHub
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) MySQL
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.65%) Big Data
3 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.30%) RSpec
2 4 (9.30%) Subversion
3 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.65%) Capybara
5 1 (2.33%) WinRunner
5 1 (2.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.33%) Selenium
5 1 (2.33%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.33%) Ranorex
5 1 (2.33%) Sublime Text
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Retail
3 4 (9.30%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (72.09%) Developer
2 22 (51.16%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 22 (51.16%) Ruby Developer
3 13 (30.23%) Programmer
4 5 (11.63%) Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (4.65%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Programmer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Java Programmer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Java Programmer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) HTML
2 17 (39.53%) CSS
3 11 (25.58%) jQuery
4 9 (20.93%) .NET
4 9 (20.93%) Spring
4 9 (20.93%) HTML5
5 8 (18.60%) CSS3
5 8 (18.60%) LAMP
6 5 (11.63%) Ajax
7 2 (4.65%) Backbone.js
7 2 (4.65%) JSF
7 2 (4.65%) J2EE
7 2 (4.65%) EJB
7 2 (4.65%) Java RMI
7 2 (4.65%) Struts
7 2 (4.65%) XML
7 2 (4.65%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.33%) Ember.js
8 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.33%) Haml
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Open Source
2 3 (6.98%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.33%) iPhone
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.65%) CentOS
4 1 (2.33%) Debian
4 1 (2.33%) UNIX
4 1 (2.33%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) Solaris
4 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.33%) Android
4 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) OO
2 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (37.21%) TDD
3 9 (20.93%) WFM
4 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
5 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
5 6 (13.95%) Product Management
6 5 (11.63%) Scrum
6 5 (11.63%) OOP
6 5 (11.63%) BDD
7 4 (9.30%) MVC
8 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.65%) OOD
8 2 (4.65%) RUP
8 2 (4.65%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (4.65%) UML
8 2 (4.65%) Migration
8 2 (4.65%) Workflow
9 1 (2.33%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.33%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (95.35%) Ruby
2 25 (58.14%) JavaScript
3 14 (32.56%) Java
4 7 (16.28%) SQL
5 6 (13.95%) Perl
6 5 (11.63%) C#
7 3 (6.98%) Python
8 2 (4.65%) Scala
8 2 (4.65%) C++
8 2 (4.65%) PHP
8 2 (4.65%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.33%) VB
9 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) Degree
3 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) JBoss
2 2 (4.65%) Perforce
3 1 (2.33%) VMware
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