The table below looks at the statistics for the Ruby on Rails Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 137 106 129
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.095% 0.090% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.097% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.30% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2949 2055 2946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.29% 92.86% 93.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1894 1261 1730
Average daily rate £368 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 163 235
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -35.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Ruby on Rails Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Ruby on Rails Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Ruby on Rails Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer across the South West region.

Ruby on Rails Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Ruby on Rails Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Ruby on Rails Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Ruby on Rails Developer in their job title 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 with Ruby on Rails Developer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) E-Learning
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Haml
3 2 (40.00%) Sass
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (20.00%) Scilab
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) GitHub
4 1 (20.00%) JRuby
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) GIMP
4 1 (20.00%) RSpec
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Ruby on Rails Developer in their job title 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 with Ruby on Rails Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) RSpec
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Haml
3 2 (40.00%) Sass
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) XHTML
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) DHTML
4 1 (20.00%) Scilab
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle