The first table below looks at the demand for Resque skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Resque over the 3 months to 16 April 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.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resque
Rank 601 550 -
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -
Contract jobs citing Resque 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.004% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.013% 0.015% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15377 12977 15258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.75% 26.71% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9880 8116 8998
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 361 383
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.95 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

Resque
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Resque within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Resque Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Resque
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Resque within the UK.

Resque Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Resque
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Resque within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -37 2 £275 - 2
England -37 2 £275 - 2
Berkshire - - - -
South East - - - -

Resque
Top 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Resque 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 Resque.

1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (100.00%) Redis
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (75.00%) Memcached
2 3 (75.00%) Phusion Passenger
2 3 (75.00%) Sinatra
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) RSpec
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) OAuth
3 1 (25.00%) Heroku
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS

Resque
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Resque 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 Resque. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Redis
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Memcached
2 3 (75.00%) Phusion Passenger
2 3 (75.00%) Sinatra
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) OAuth
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) SQL