The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 371 368 344
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -24
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 296 293 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.52% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.97% 1.91% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 235 237
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £10.00 - £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 - £71.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15051 15372 15096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.37% 27.44% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10620 10274 9875
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 213 211
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.86 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Trend

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

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Ruby on Rails
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the UK.

Ruby on Rails Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +16 291 £425 -0.58% 77
London -19 170 £425 -0.58% 44
South East +52 72 £425 - 14
City of London +45 46 £438 +2.94% 8
West Sussex - 36 £423 -
Worthing - 30 £433 -
Hampshire +13 19 £425 -2.85% 4
South West +17 16 £325 -13.33% 1
Bristol +21 14 £333 -11.33% 1
Yorkshire +4 13 £425 -5.55% 6
Southampton +22 10 £431 +4.54% 1
West Yorkshire -4 10 £438 -2.77% 2
Leeds -9 10 £438 -2.77% 2
Kent - 7 £750 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £463 -
Nottingham - 6 £463 -
East Midlands - 6 £463 - 1
Westminster - 6 £413 -
East of England +17 5 £444 +4.41% 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £444 -
North West -15 4 - - 6
M4 Corridor - 4 - -
Farnborough +4 3 £400 +45.45%
Reading -1 3 £413 +10.00%
Berkshire -7 3 £413 +3.12%
Scotland -14 3 £225 +25.00% 1
Crawley - 3 £340 -
Devon +5 2 £213 -
Surrey -15 2 £450 +5.88% 4
North East -60 2 £350 -46.15% 2

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 511 (99.80%) Ruby
2 308 (60.16%) CSS
3 298 (58.20%) HTML
4 292 (57.03%) Agile Software Development
5 223 (43.55%) JavaScript
6 198 (38.67%) HTML5
7 184 (35.94%) Java
8 178 (34.77%) TDD
9 174 (33.98%) CSS3
10 169 (33.01%) Python
11 155 (30.27%) Git (software)
12 145 (28.32%) Continuous Integration
13 143 (27.93%) Scrum
13 143 (27.93%) Open Source
14 140 (27.34%) REST
15 133 (25.98%) Scala
15 133 (25.98%) Django
16 122 (23.83%) JSON
17 120 (23.44%) Jenkins
18 117 (22.85%) Linux
19 115 (22.46%) Play Framework
20 111 (21.68%) HTTP
21 109 (21.29%) Ajax
22 107 (20.90%) Web Development
23 103 (20.12%) Spring
24 101 (19.73%) Automated Testing
25 98 (19.14%) Subversion
26 97 (18.95%) JUnit
26 97 (18.95%) Configuration Management
27 93 (18.16%) Responsive Web Design

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 59 (11.52%) Confluence
2 24 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
4 12 (2.34%) Apache Pig
4 12 (2.34%) SAS
4 12 (2.34%) WebLogic
5 11 (2.15%) OpenStack
6 9 (1.76%) Apache
7 7 (1.37%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.17%) CMS
9 5 (0.98%) nginx
9 5 (0.98%) WordPress
10 3 (0.59%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.39%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.39%) Drupal
12 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.20%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.20%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (2.34%) SPSS
1 12 (2.34%) Stata
2 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.17%) Magento
2 4 (0.78%) BigMachines
2 4 (0.78%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.39%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 62 (12.11%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (5.27%) GitHub
3 26 (5.08%) Heroku
4 20 (3.91%) SaaS
5 13 (2.54%) PaaS
6 8 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (1.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 5 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.78%) IaaS
10 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (0.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.20%) Bluemix
12 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.20%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 111 (21.68%) HTTP
2 12 (2.34%) Internet
3 9 (1.76%) AMQP
4 2 (0.39%) DNS
5 1 (0.20%) Firewall
5 1 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.20%) LDAP
5 1 (0.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (16.99%) PostgreSQL
2 81 (15.82%) MySQL
3 80 (15.63%) NoSQL
4 72 (14.06%) MongoDB
5 66 (12.89%) Relational Database
6 38 (7.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (3.52%) Redis
8 16 (3.13%) Hadoop
9 14 (2.73%) Big Data
9 14 (2.73%) CouchDB
9 14 (2.73%) Neo4j
10 13 (2.54%) Data Mining
11 12 (2.34%) Apache Hive
11 12 (2.34%) HBase
11 12 (2.34%) QlikView
12 9 (1.76%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.76%) SQL Server
13 7 (1.37%) Datomic
13 7 (1.37%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.39%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 155 (30.27%) Git (software)
2 120 (23.44%) Jenkins
3 98 (19.14%) Subversion
4 97 (18.95%) JUnit
5 60 (11.72%) JIRA
6 56 (10.94%) RSpec
7 38 (7.42%) Cucumber
8 36 (7.03%) Capybara
8 36 (7.03%) Selenium
9 18 (3.52%) Jasmine
9 18 (3.52%) Vagrant
10 15 (2.93%) Grunt
11 14 (2.73%) git-flow
12 12 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (1.56%) Mocha
14 7 (1.37%) Maven
15 6 (1.17%) Visual Studio
16 4 (0.78%) gulp
16 4 (0.78%) Karma Test Runner
16 4 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
General
1 35 (6.84%) Finance
2 12 (2.34%) Marketing
3 8 (1.56%) Banking
4 7 (1.37%) Legal
5 6 (1.17%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.78%) Retail
7 3 (0.59%) Advertising
7 3 (0.59%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.59%) Games
8 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.20%) Billing
8 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 395 (77.15%) Developer
2 145 (28.32%) Ruby Developer
2 145 (28.32%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 58 (11.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 51 (9.96%) Scala Developer
5 49 (9.57%) Java Developer
6 32 (6.25%) Architect
7 31 (6.05%) Senior Developer
8 28 (5.47%) Technical Architect
9 27 (5.27%) Software Developer
10 26 (5.08%) Java Scala Developer
11 24 (4.69%) Full Stack Developer
12 22 (4.30%) DevOps Engineer
12 22 (4.30%) JavaScript Developer
13 21 (4.10%) Lead Developer
14 20 (3.91%) Agile Developer
14 20 (3.91%) C# Developer
14 20 (3.91%) Senior Ruby Developer
15 16 (3.13%) Web Developer
16 15 (2.93%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (60.16%) CSS
2 298 (58.20%) HTML
3 198 (38.67%) HTML5
4 174 (33.98%) CSS3
5 140 (27.34%) REST
6 133 (25.98%) Django
7 122 (23.83%) JSON
8 115 (22.46%) Play Framework
9 109 (21.29%) Ajax
10 103 (20.12%) Spring
11 88 (17.19%) Guice
12 65 (12.70%) Sass
13 63 (12.30%) RESTful
14 62 (12.11%) AngularJS
15 51 (9.96%) Spring MVC
16 49 (9.57%) jQuery
17 43 (8.40%) React
18 31 (6.05%) .NET
18 31 (6.05%) Web Services
19 26 (5.08%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 63 (12.30%) User Experience
2 24 (4.69%) Mobile App
3 20 (3.91%) Performance Metrics
4 15 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.73%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.54%) Visualisation
7 10 (1.95%) Semantic Web
8 9 (1.76%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.37%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.17%) Cloud Native
11 4 (0.78%) Fintech
11 4 (0.78%) Social Media
12 3 (0.59%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.39%) 3D Graphics
13 2 (0.39%) Blog
13 2 (0.39%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.39%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.39%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.39%) NHS
14 1 (0.20%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 117 (22.85%) Linux
2 68 (13.28%) Unix
3 44 (8.59%) Mac OS X
4 21 (4.10%) Windows
5 17 (3.32%) Android
6 10 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (0.78%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.78%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.59%) CentOS
9 3 (0.59%) Debian
10 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (57.03%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (34.77%) TDD
3 145 (28.32%) Continuous Integration
4 143 (27.93%) Open Source
4 143 (27.93%) Scrum
5 107 (20.90%) Web Development
6 101 (19.73%) Automated Testing
7 97 (18.95%) Configuration Management
8 93 (18.16%) Responsive Web Design
9 84 (16.41%) Web Design
10 82 (16.02%) MVC
11 75 (14.65%) Front End Development
12 67 (13.09%) BDD
13 65 (12.70%) OWASP
14 63 (12.30%) Mentoring
15 60 (11.72%) OO
16 51 (9.96%) DevOps
17 43 (8.40%) Kanban
18 36 (7.03%) Line Management
19 35 (6.84%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 511 (99.80%) Ruby
2 223 (43.55%) JavaScript
3 184 (35.94%) Java
4 169 (33.01%) Python
5 133 (25.98%) Scala
6 81 (15.82%) C#
7 56 (10.94%) SQL
8 39 (7.62%) PHP
9 28 (5.47%) Shell Script
10 25 (4.88%) Go
11 24 (4.69%) Perl
12 19 (3.71%) C++
13 16 (3.13%) PowerShell
14 14 (2.73%) C
15 12 (2.34%) MATLAB
15 12 (2.34%) PL/SQL
15 12 (2.34%) R
16 10 (1.95%) Clojure
17 8 (1.56%) Erlang
18 7 (1.37%) ES6
Qualifications
1 31 (6.05%) Security Cleared
2 16 (3.13%) Degree
3 12 (2.34%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.59%) QA
2 3 (0.59%) SDET
System Software
1 27 (5.27%) Docker
2 1 (0.20%) Ceph
2 1 (0.20%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 32 (6.25%) Puppet
2 21 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.76%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.78%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.59%) Ganglia
5 3 (0.59%) Nagios
6 2 (0.39%) Cacti
6 2 (0.39%) Graphite
6 2 (0.39%) Hyperic
6 2 (0.39%) logstash
6 2 (0.39%) Mesos
7 1 (0.20%) Ansible
Vendors
1 90 (17.58%) Google
2 33 (6.45%) Oracle
3 14 (2.73%) Red Hat
3 14 (2.73%) Teradata
4 12 (2.34%) Informatica
4 12 (2.34%) Tableau
5 10 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.37%) Rackspace
7 6 (1.17%) Serena
8 4 (0.78%) ATG
8 4 (0.78%) hybris
8 4 (0.78%) Siebel
9 3 (0.59%) VMware
9 3 (0.59%) Zend
10 2 (0.39%) Facebook
10 2 (0.39%) Microsoft
10 2 (0.39%) New Relic
10 2 (0.39%) SAP
10 2 (0.39%) Splunk
10 2 (0.39%) Twitter
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