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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 405 397 336
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -61
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 258 270 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.47% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.65% 1.72% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 211 227
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £615 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
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
15650 15671 14873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.98% 27.51% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10948 10537 9618
Median daily rate £415 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 220 211
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.66 £16.51 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +1 254 £425 -5.55% 107
London -20 153 £425 -5.55% 73
South East +49 48 £425 -5.55% 15
City of London +64 44 £425 -10.52% 10
Hampshire +19 19 £425 -2.85% 5
Yorkshire +2 18 £425 -5.55% 5
West Yorkshire +7 15 £425 -5.55% 4
Leeds +2 15 £425 -5.55% 3
West Sussex - 15 £400 -
Worthing - 12 £425 -
South West -4 9 £333 -19.39% 1
Southampton - 9 £431 - 2
Bristol -3 7 £345 -16.36%
North West -9 6 £413 +21.32% 4
East Midlands - 6 £525 -
Westminster - 6 £413 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £525 -
Nottingham - 6 £525 -
North East -46 5 £425 -34.61% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -48 5 £425 -34.61% 2
Tyne and Wear -56 5 £425 -34.61% 2
M4 Corridor - 5 - -
East of England +13 4 £444 -11.25% 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £444 -
Reading +10 3 £413 -28.26%
Farnborough +4 3 £400 -
Berkshire +1 3 £413 -28.26%
Surrey -2 3 £450 +5.88% 3
Scotland -5 3 £225 -34.06% 1
Kent +7 2 £750 -

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 520 (100.00%) Ruby
2 306 (58.85%) Agile Software Development
3 301 (57.88%) CSS
4 297 (57.12%) HTML
5 214 (41.15%) JavaScript
6 205 (39.42%) HTML5
7 189 (36.35%) TDD
8 179 (34.42%) CSS3
9 177 (34.04%) Java
10 160 (30.77%) Python
11 150 (28.85%) Scrum
11 150 (28.85%) REST
12 146 (28.08%) Git (software)
13 144 (27.69%) Continuous Integration
14 141 (27.12%) Open Source
15 136 (26.15%) Django
16 133 (25.58%) Scala
17 129 (24.81%) JSON
18 122 (23.46%) Play Framework
19 119 (22.88%) Jenkins
20 116 (22.31%) Ajax
21 112 (21.54%) Linux
22 109 (20.96%) HTTP
22 109 (20.96%) Automated Testing
23 107 (20.58%) Web Development
24 102 (19.62%) Spring
25 97 (18.65%) Subversion
26 94 (18.08%) Google
26 94 (18.08%) JUnit
27 92 (17.69%) Guice

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 61 (11.73%) Confluence
2 18 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (2.88%) Cloud Foundry
4 12 (2.31%) Apache Pig
4 12 (2.31%) OpenStack
4 12 (2.31%) SAS
5 9 (1.73%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.54%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.96%) Apache
7 5 (0.96%) CMS
7 5 (0.96%) nginx
8 3 (0.58%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.58%) WordPress
9 2 (0.38%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.38%) Drupal
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.19%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.19%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (2.31%) SPSS
1 12 (2.31%) Stata
2 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.96%) Magento
2 2 (0.38%) BigMachines
2 2 (0.38%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.38%) Exchequer
2 2 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 61 (11.73%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (4.81%) Heroku
3 20 (3.85%) GitHub
4 19 (3.65%) SaaS
5 11 (2.12%) PaaS
6 9 (1.73%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (1.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 6 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (0.77%) IaaS
10 3 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.19%) Bluemix
12 1 (0.19%) Google Play
12 1 (0.19%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 109 (20.96%) HTTP
2 14 (2.69%) Internet
3 7 (1.35%) AMQP
4 2 (0.38%) DNS
4 2 (0.38%) Network Security
5 1 (0.19%) Firewall
5 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.19%) LDAP
5 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (15.96%) MySQL
2 80 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 70 (13.46%) NoSQL
4 63 (12.12%) Relational Database
5 57 (10.96%) MongoDB
6 40 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 16 (3.08%) Redis
8 15 (2.88%) Hadoop
9 14 (2.69%) Big Data
9 14 (2.69%) CouchDB
10 13 (2.50%) Data Mining
11 12 (2.31%) Apache Hive
11 12 (2.31%) HBase
11 12 (2.31%) Neo4j
11 12 (2.31%) QlikView
11 12 (2.31%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.73%) SQL Server
13 8 (1.54%) Datomic
14 7 (1.35%) MariaDB
15 2 (0.38%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 146 (28.08%) Git (software)
2 119 (22.88%) Jenkins
3 97 (18.65%) Subversion
4 94 (18.08%) JUnit
5 62 (11.92%) JIRA
6 54 (10.38%) RSpec
7 35 (6.73%) Selenium
8 33 (6.35%) Cucumber
9 32 (6.15%) Capybara
10 16 (3.08%) Grunt
10 16 (3.08%) Jasmine
11 14 (2.69%) Vagrant
12 10 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (1.54%) Mocha
14 7 (1.35%) git-flow
15 6 (1.15%) Visual Studio
16 4 (0.77%) gulp
16 4 (0.77%) Karma Test Runner
17 3 (0.58%) Bower
17 3 (0.58%) Protractor
General
1 39 (7.50%) Finance
2 11 (2.12%) Banking
2 11 (2.12%) Marketing
3 8 (1.54%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.35%) Legal
5 6 (1.15%) Games
6 3 (0.58%) Advertising
6 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.58%) Retail
7 2 (0.38%) Electronics
7 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 405 (77.88%) Developer
2 152 (29.23%) Ruby Developer
3 146 (28.08%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 58 (11.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 51 (9.81%) Java Developer
5 51 (9.81%) Scala Developer
6 31 (5.96%) Architect
7 29 (5.58%) Senior Developer
8 28 (5.38%) Technical Architect
9 27 (5.19%) Software Developer
10 26 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
10 26 (5.00%) Java Scala Developer
11 22 (4.23%) JavaScript Developer
12 21 (4.04%) Lead Developer
13 20 (3.85%) C# Developer
14 19 (3.65%) DevOps Engineer
14 19 (3.65%) Web Developer
15 18 (3.46%) Senior Ruby Developer
16 16 (3.08%) Agile Developer
17 14 (2.69%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (57.88%) CSS
2 297 (57.12%) HTML
3 205 (39.42%) HTML5
4 179 (34.42%) CSS3
5 150 (28.85%) REST
6 136 (26.15%) Django
7 129 (24.81%) JSON
8 122 (23.46%) Play Framework
9 116 (22.31%) Ajax
10 102 (19.62%) Spring
11 92 (17.69%) Guice
12 63 (12.12%) RESTful
13 60 (11.54%) AngularJS
14 54 (10.38%) Spring MVC
15 51 (9.81%) Sass
16 41 (7.88%) React
17 37 (7.12%) jQuery
18 33 (6.35%) Web Services
19 30 (5.77%) .NET
20 24 (4.62%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 65 (12.50%) User Experience
2 24 (4.62%) Mobile App
3 21 (4.04%) Performance Metrics
4 18 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.69%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.12%) Algorithms
7 9 (1.73%) Semantic Web
8 7 (1.35%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.15%) Cloud Native
9 6 (1.15%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.77%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.77%) Fintech
11 3 (0.58%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.58%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.58%) Social Media
12 2 (0.38%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (0.38%) Blog
12 2 (0.38%) NHS
12 2 (0.38%) Online Games
13 1 (0.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 112 (21.54%) Linux
2 60 (11.54%) Unix
3 32 (6.15%) Mac OS X
4 19 (3.65%) Android
5 17 (3.27%) Windows
6 6 (1.15%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (0.77%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.58%) CentOS
9 3 (0.58%) Debian
9 3 (0.58%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (58.85%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (36.35%) TDD
3 150 (28.85%) Scrum
4 144 (27.69%) Continuous Integration
5 141 (27.12%) Open Source
6 109 (20.96%) Automated Testing
7 107 (20.58%) Web Development
8 91 (17.50%) Configuration Management
8 91 (17.50%) MVC
9 84 (16.15%) Responsive Web Design
10 81 (15.58%) Front End Development
11 80 (15.38%) Web Design
12 71 (13.65%) BDD
13 69 (13.27%) Mentoring
13 69 (13.27%) OWASP
14 65 (12.50%) OO
15 48 (9.23%) Kanban
16 43 (8.27%) DevOps
17 39 (7.50%) Line Management
18 38 (7.31%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 520 (100.00%) Ruby
2 214 (41.15%) JavaScript
3 177 (34.04%) Java
4 160 (30.77%) Python
5 133 (25.58%) Scala
6 88 (16.92%) C#
7 44 (8.46%) SQL
8 38 (7.31%) PHP
9 24 (4.62%) Go
9 24 (4.62%) Shell Script
10 23 (4.42%) Perl
11 20 (3.85%) C++
12 14 (2.69%) C
13 12 (2.31%) Clojure
13 12 (2.31%) MATLAB
13 12 (2.31%) PL/SQL
13 12 (2.31%) PowerShell
13 12 (2.31%) R
14 9 (1.73%) Erlang
15 7 (1.35%) ES6
Qualifications
1 26 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (3.08%) Degree
3 14 (2.69%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.35%) SDET
2 6 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.96%) QA
4 1 (0.19%) GCP
System Software
1 25 (4.81%) Docker
2 1 (0.19%) Ceph
2 1 (0.19%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 28 (5.38%) Puppet
2 15 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.35%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.58%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.38%) Mesos
6 1 (0.19%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.19%) Nagios
Vendors
1 94 (18.08%) Google
2 28 (5.38%) Oracle
3 14 (2.69%) Teradata
4 12 (2.31%) Informatica
4 12 (2.31%) Tableau
5 11 (2.12%) Red Hat
6 10 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.54%) Rackspace
8 4 (0.77%) SAP
9 3 (0.58%) Facebook
9 3 (0.58%) Microsoft
9 3 (0.58%) Serena
10 2 (0.38%) Siebel
10 2 (0.38%) Twitter
11 1 (0.19%) Adobe
11 1 (0.19%) Apple
11 1 (0.19%) Citrix
11 1 (0.19%) IBM
11 1 (0.19%) VMware
11 1 (0.19%) Zend
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