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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 397 400 363
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -37
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 264 248 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.44% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.71% 1.66% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 193 210
Average daily rate £420 £428 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £9.00 £71.00 £71.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £71.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-87.32% -

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
15412 14935 14816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.59% 26.79% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10764 9676 9667
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 199 203
Average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
England +5 261 £420 -1.75% 85
London -49 132 £425 -0.58% 51
South East +39 81 £425 +9.67% 18
West Sussex - 64 £425 - 2
Worthing - 54 £433 - 2
Yorkshire +17 25 £450 +2.85% 1
Leeds +7 18 £450 -8.86%
West Yorkshire +4 18 £450 -8.86%
South West +16 17 £325 - 2
Bristol - 16 £344 - 1
City of London +32 12 £425 -5.55% 14
South Yorkshire - 7 £325 - 1
Hampshire -4 6 £418 +15.17% 5
Kent - 6 £750 - 1
Southampton +15 5 £418 +15.17% 2
North West -17 5 £325 -21.21% 4
East of England +8 3 £365 -5.80% 1
Manchester -6 3 £325 -23.52% 4
Oxfordshire - 3 £325 - 5
Crawley - 3 £340 -
Hertfordshire +8 2 £365 -14.11% 1
Berkshire +4 2 £325 -18.75%
Reading -8 2 £325 -13.33%
Tonbridge - 2 £700 -
Sheffield - 2 £319 - 1
Cambridgeshire +8 1 - -
Cambridge -6 1 - -
West Midlands -28 1 - - 3
Edinburgh - 1 £200 -
Scotland - 1 £200 - 2

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 416 (99.76%) Ruby
2 253 (60.67%) CSS
3 244 (58.51%) HTML
4 239 (57.31%) Agile Software Development
5 177 (42.45%) JavaScript
6 157 (37.65%) Java
7 150 (35.97%) HTML5
8 142 (34.05%) Git (software)
9 139 (33.33%) TDD
10 137 (32.85%) Python
11 132 (31.65%) Scrum
12 130 (31.18%) CSS3
13 119 (28.54%) Linux
14 117 (28.06%) Open Source
15 111 (26.62%) Scala
16 108 (25.90%) Jenkins
17 103 (24.70%) REST
18 101 (24.22%) Continuous Integration
18 101 (24.22%) Django
18 101 (24.22%) HTTP
19 96 (23.02%) JSON
20 88 (21.10%) Play Framework
21 85 (20.38%) Subversion
22 83 (19.90%) Web Development
23 82 (19.66%) Responsive Web Design
24 81 (19.42%) Ajax
25 80 (19.18%) Spring
26 77 (18.47%) JUnit
26 77 (18.47%) Web Design
26 77 (18.47%) Configuration Management

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 45 (10.79%) Confluence
2 29 (6.95%) Node.js
3 21 (5.04%) Apache
4 16 (3.84%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (3.36%) Cloud Foundry
6 10 (2.40%) Apache Pig
6 10 (2.40%) SAS
7 9 (2.16%) Apache Spark
7 9 (2.16%) OpenStack
8 7 (1.68%) CMS
9 6 (1.44%) nginx
9 6 (1.44%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.20%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.72%) WordPress
12 1 (0.24%) Drupal
12 1 (0.24%) ExpressionEngine
12 1 (0.24%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.24%) lighttpd
12 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (2.40%) SPSS
1 10 (2.40%) Stata
2 3 (0.72%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (0.96%) BigMachines
1 4 (0.96%) Eloqua
1 4 (0.96%) Magento
2 2 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 57 (13.67%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (8.87%) Heroku
3 30 (7.19%) GitHub
4 9 (2.16%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (1.92%) PaaS
6 6 (1.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 6 (1.44%) SaaS
7 4 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 101 (24.22%) HTTP
2 10 (2.40%) Internet
3 8 (1.92%) AMQP
4 7 (1.68%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.44%) SSL
6 2 (0.48%) DNS
7 1 (0.24%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.24%) Firewall
7 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.24%) LDAP
7 1 (0.24%) VoIP
7 1 (0.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (17.03%) PostgreSQL
2 60 (14.39%) Relational Database
3 59 (14.15%) MongoDB
4 58 (13.91%) MySQL
5 57 (13.67%) NoSQL
6 29 (6.95%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (4.08%) Redis
8 15 (3.60%) Neo4j
9 14 (3.36%) Big Data
10 13 (3.12%) QlikView
11 12 (2.88%) Hadoop
12 11 (2.64%) CouchDB
13 10 (2.40%) Apache Hive
13 10 (2.40%) Data Mining
13 10 (2.40%) HBase
14 8 (1.92%) Datomic
14 8 (1.92%) SQL Server
15 5 (1.20%) MariaDB
16 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database
17 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 142 (34.05%) Git (software)
2 108 (25.90%) Jenkins
3 85 (20.38%) Subversion
4 77 (18.47%) JUnit
5 69 (16.55%) RSpec
6 60 (14.39%) JIRA
7 56 (13.43%) Cucumber
8 41 (9.83%) Capybara
9 24 (5.76%) Selenium
10 21 (5.04%) git-flow
11 20 (4.80%) Jasmine
12 10 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (2.40%) Grunt
12 10 (2.40%) Vagrant
13 8 (1.92%) Maven
13 8 (1.92%) Travis CI
14 7 (1.68%) Mocha
15 6 (1.44%) Visual Studio
16 5 (1.20%) Protractor
17 4 (0.96%) gulp
General
1 28 (6.71%) Finance
2 13 (3.12%) Marketing
3 6 (1.44%) Banking
3 6 (1.44%) Legal
4 4 (0.96%) Retail
5 3 (0.72%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.72%) Games
6 1 (0.24%) Advertising
6 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.24%) Billing
6 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 315 (75.54%) Developer
2 117 (28.06%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 112 (26.86%) Ruby Developer
4 46 (11.03%) Scala Developer
5 44 (10.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 40 (9.59%) Java Developer
7 34 (8.15%) Architect
8 31 (7.43%) Senior Developer
9 27 (6.47%) Technical Architect
10 23 (5.52%) HTML Developer
10 23 (5.52%) JavaScript Developer
11 20 (4.80%) Java Scala Developer
11 20 (4.80%) Software Developer
12 19 (4.56%) Agile Developer
13 18 (4.32%) HTML CSS Developer
14 16 (3.84%) C# Developer
14 16 (3.84%) Full Stack Developer
15 15 (3.60%) Senior Ruby Developer
16 14 (3.36%) DevOps Engineer
17 13 (3.12%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (60.67%) CSS
2 244 (58.51%) HTML
3 150 (35.97%) HTML5
4 130 (31.18%) CSS3
5 103 (24.70%) REST
6 101 (24.22%) Django
7 96 (23.02%) JSON
8 88 (21.10%) Play Framework
9 81 (19.42%) Ajax
10 80 (19.18%) Spring
11 64 (15.35%) Guice
12 62 (14.87%) Sass
13 60 (14.39%) RESTful
14 55 (13.19%) jQuery
15 43 (10.31%) AngularJS
16 40 (9.59%) Spring MVC
17 38 (9.11%) Web Services
18 30 (7.19%) React
19 28 (6.71%) .NET
20 23 (5.52%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.47%) User Experience
2 17 (4.08%) Computer Science
2 17 (4.08%) Visualisation
3 16 (3.84%) Performance Metrics
4 12 (2.88%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (1.68%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.20%) Social Media
7 5 (1.20%) Statistics
8 2 (0.48%) Blog
8 2 (0.48%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.48%) Fintech
8 2 (0.48%) NHS
8 2 (0.48%) Online Games
8 2 (0.48%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.48%) Telematics
9 1 (0.24%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.24%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.24%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 119 (28.54%) Linux
2 64 (15.35%) Unix
3 49 (11.75%) Mac OS X
4 16 (3.84%) Android
5 15 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (3.12%) Ubuntu
6 13 (3.12%) Windows
7 8 (1.92%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (0.96%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.72%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.72%) Debian
10 2 (0.48%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (57.31%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (33.33%) TDD
3 132 (31.65%) Scrum
4 117 (28.06%) Open Source
5 101 (24.22%) Continuous Integration
6 83 (19.90%) Web Development
7 82 (19.66%) Responsive Web Design
8 77 (18.47%) Configuration Management
8 77 (18.47%) Web Design
9 71 (17.03%) BDD
10 66 (15.83%) Automated Testing
11 58 (13.91%) MVC
12 55 (13.19%) Front End Development
13 49 (11.75%) Mentoring
14 48 (11.51%) OWASP
15 44 (10.55%) OO
16 39 (9.35%) DevOps
17 33 (7.91%) Kanban
18 31 (7.43%) Unit Testing
19 26 (6.24%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 416 (99.76%) Ruby
2 177 (42.45%) JavaScript
3 157 (37.65%) Java
4 137 (32.85%) Python
5 111 (26.62%) Scala
6 60 (14.39%) C#
7 48 (11.51%) SQL
8 33 (7.91%) PHP
9 23 (5.52%) Shell Script
10 21 (5.04%) Perl
11 18 (4.32%) Go
12 15 (3.60%) C++
13 13 (3.12%) C
14 10 (2.40%) Clojure
14 10 (2.40%) MATLAB
14 10 (2.40%) PL/SQL
14 10 (2.40%) PowerShell
14 10 (2.40%) R
15 9 (2.16%) Erlang
16 7 (1.68%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 36 (8.63%) Security Cleared
2 14 (3.36%) Degree
2 14 (3.36%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.16%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.72%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.16%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (1.20%) SDET
3 3 (0.72%) QA
4 1 (0.24%) WAI
System Software
1 24 (5.76%) Docker
2 1 (0.24%) KVM
2 1 (0.24%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.24%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 34 (8.15%) Puppet
2 33 (7.91%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (4.32%) Capistrano
4 8 (1.92%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.72%) Ganglia
5 3 (0.72%) Nagios
6 2 (0.48%) Cacti
6 2 (0.48%) Graphite
6 2 (0.48%) Hyperic
6 2 (0.48%) logstash
6 2 (0.48%) Mesos
7 1 (0.24%) Ansible
7 1 (0.24%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 66 (15.83%) Google
2 31 (7.43%) Oracle
3 14 (3.36%) Red Hat
4 12 (2.88%) Tableau
5 11 (2.64%) Teradata
6 10 (2.40%) Informatica
6 10 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.44%) Serena
8 4 (0.96%) ATG
8 4 (0.96%) hybris
8 4 (0.96%) New Relic
8 4 (0.96%) Rackspace
8 4 (0.96%) Siebel
9 3 (0.72%) VMware
9 3 (0.72%) Zend
10 2 (0.48%) Adobe
10 2 (0.48%) Facebook
10 2 (0.48%) Splunk
10 2 (0.48%) Twitter
11 1 (0.24%) WSO2
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