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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 244 216 212
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -4
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 13 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.33% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% 1.38% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £383 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £710 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £406 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +118.46%
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
2383 2167 2079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.03% 24.19% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1527 1219 1102
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 53 92
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £19.00 £22.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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
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 6 July 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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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 +2 7 £450 - 5
Surrey 0 2 £425 -40.14% 1
Oxfordshire -19 2 £450 +5.88% 2
Berkshire +2 1 - - 7
East Sussex - 1 - -
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 49 (100.00%) Ruby
2 29 (59.18%) Linux
3 22 (44.90%) JavaScript
4 21 (42.86%) HTML
4 21 (42.86%) CSS
4 21 (42.86%) Windows
5 20 (40.82%) Python
5 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (38.78%) UNIX
7 18 (36.73%) Configuration Management
7 18 (36.73%) PowerShell
7 18 (36.73%) Git (software)
8 17 (34.69%) Puppet
8 17 (34.69%) Jenkins
9 16 (32.65%) Microsoft Azure
9 16 (32.65%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (30.61%) Heroku
10 15 (30.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 15 (30.61%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (30.61%) Mac OS X
11 14 (28.57%) Shell Script
11 14 (28.57%) Java
12 13 (26.53%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (20.41%) MVC
13 10 (20.41%) AngularJS
13 10 (20.41%) Go
14 9 (18.37%) TDD
14 9 (18.37%) Web Development
15 8 (16.33%) MVVM
16 7 (14.29%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 2 (4.08%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 16 (32.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (32.65%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (30.61%) Heroku
3 3 (6.12%) SaaS
4 1 (2.04%) GitHub
4 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) IPv6
2 1 (2.04%) MPLS
2 1 (2.04%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) Big Data
3 5 (10.20%) MySQL
4 4 (8.16%) Redis
4 4 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (36.73%) Git (software)
2 17 (34.69%) Jenkins
3 15 (30.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (10.20%) Subversion
5 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.04%) Valgrind
6 1 (2.04%) GCC
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (79.59%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 11 (22.45%) Ruby Developer
3 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Junior Software Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Junior Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Junior
6 2 (4.08%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.86%) HTML
1 21 (42.86%) CSS
2 10 (20.41%) AngularJS
3 7 (14.29%) jQuery
4 5 (10.20%) JRuby
4 5 (10.20%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (6.12%) .NET
5 3 (6.12%) Ajax
6 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.08%) XML
6 2 (4.08%) XSLT
6 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.08%) Sinatra
6 2 (4.08%) CSS3
6 2 (4.08%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (4.08%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (4.08%) HTML5
7 1 (2.04%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.04%) D3.js
7 1 (2.04%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Visualisation
1 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.04%) User Experience
2 1 (2.04%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 29 (59.18%) Linux
2 21 (42.86%) Windows
3 19 (38.78%) UNIX
4 15 (30.61%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) Configuration Management
3 15 (30.61%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (26.53%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (20.41%) MVC
6 9 (18.37%) TDD
6 9 (18.37%) Web Development
7 8 (16.33%) MVVM
8 6 (12.24%) Data Analysis
9 5 (10.20%) DevOps
10 4 (8.16%) Web Application Development
10 4 (8.16%) Open Source
11 2 (4.08%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (4.08%) Time Management
11 2 (4.08%) BDD
11 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
12 1 (2.04%) Requirements Analysis
12 1 (2.04%) Multithreading
12 1 (2.04%) Project Management
12 1 (2.04%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) Ruby
2 22 (44.90%) JavaScript
3 20 (40.82%) Python
4 18 (36.73%) PowerShell
5 14 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 14 (28.57%) Java
6 10 (20.41%) Go
7 6 (12.24%) PHP
8 4 (8.16%) C++
8 4 (8.16%) VB
9 3 (6.12%) VB.NET
9 3 (6.12%) C#
10 2 (4.08%) SQL
10 2 (4.08%) VBScript
11 1 (2.04%) VB6
11 1 (2.04%) Apex Code
11 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 17 (34.69%) Puppet
2 6 (12.24%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.08%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.04%) Perforce
3 1 (2.04%) Eloqua
3 1 (2.04%) Siebel
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