The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills 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 over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 121 148 121
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -27
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 23 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.77% 0.031% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.80% 0.13% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 5
Average daily rate £350 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +425.92%
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
820 774 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.53% 24.01% 23.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 511 381
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 21
Average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -3.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £32.00 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Ruby on Rails
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 across the South West region.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Ruby on Rails
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol +20 21 £350 -22.22% 1
Wiltshire - 2 £338 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £325 -
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 34 (100.00%) Ruby
2 24 (70.59%) JavaScript
3 23 (67.65%) Python
4 22 (64.71%) CSS
5 20 (58.82%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (55.88%) Open Source
6 19 (55.88%) Sass
7 18 (52.94%) Data Migration
7 18 (52.94%) MongoDB
7 18 (52.94%) NoSQL
7 18 (52.94%) Unit Testing
7 18 (52.94%) Migration
7 18 (52.94%) Java
7 18 (52.94%) SQL
7 18 (52.94%) ETL
8 17 (50.00%) HTML
9 16 (47.06%) Git (software)
10 15 (44.12%) Web Development
11 14 (41.18%) Subversion
11 14 (41.18%) Web Design
11 14 (41.18%) Unix
11 14 (41.18%) Linux
11 14 (41.18%) HTTP
11 14 (41.18%) Mac OS X
11 14 (41.18%) Configuration Management
11 14 (41.18%) Scala
11 14 (41.18%) Visualisation
11 14 (41.18%) RSpec
11 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
11 14 (41.18%) Responsive Web Design

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (35.29%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.94%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 13 (38.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (58.82%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (52.94%) MongoDB
2 18 (52.94%) NoSQL
3 14 (41.18%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) GIS
Development Applications
1 16 (47.06%) Git (software)
2 14 (41.18%) RSpec
2 14 (41.18%) Subversion
3 13 (38.24%) Capybara
3 13 (38.24%) Cucumber
3 13 (38.24%) git-flow
3 13 (38.24%) JUnit
4 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.94%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.94%) Mocha
4 1 (2.94%) webpack
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (50.00%) Ruby Developer
3 10 (29.41%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Senior Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Digital Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Python Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Django Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Python/Django Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Python Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Python Web Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Ruby Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (64.71%) CSS
2 19 (55.88%) Sass
3 17 (50.00%) HTML
4 9 (26.47%) Django
4 9 (26.47%) Flask
5 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.82%) React
6 2 (5.88%) CSS3
6 2 (5.88%) HTML5
7 1 (2.94%) .NET
7 1 (2.94%) jQuery
7 1 (2.94%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Linux
1 14 (41.18%) Mac OS X
1 14 (41.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Open Source
2 18 (52.94%) Data Migration
2 18 (52.94%) ETL
2 18 (52.94%) Migration
2 18 (52.94%) Unit Testing
3 15 (44.12%) Web Development
4 14 (41.18%) Configuration Management
4 14 (41.18%) Responsive Web Design
4 14 (41.18%) Web Design
5 13 (38.24%) Integration Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Coaching
6 6 (17.65%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.88%) TDD
9 1 (2.94%) BDD
9 1 (2.94%) CRM
9 1 (2.94%) Front End Development
9 1 (2.94%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Ruby
2 24 (70.59%) JavaScript
3 23 (67.65%) Python
4 18 (52.94%) Java
4 18 (52.94%) SQL
5 14 (41.18%) Scala
6 1 (2.94%) C#
6 1 (2.94%) ES6
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
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