The table below looks at the statistics for Sinatra skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sinatra over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sinatra
Rank 547 552 586
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +34
Contract jobs citing Sinatra 59 27 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.051% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.18% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 19 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -14.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £414 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00

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
15698 15095 15547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.76% 28.64% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9962 9698 9555
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 265 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Sinatra
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Sinatra Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sinatra
Daily Rate Trend

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

Sinatra Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Sinatra
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sinatra within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Sinatra Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Sinatra
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Sinatra Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Sinatra
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sinatra within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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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 +14 59 £450 +28.57% 6
London +51 58 £450 +28.57% 5
City of London +10 5 £315 -10.00% 1
Scotland - - - -
Glasgow - - - -

Sinatra
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Sinatra 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 Sinatra.

1 98 (100.00%) Ruby
2 74 (75.51%) Ruby on Rails
3 48 (48.98%) Git (software)
4 43 (43.88%) Cucumber
5 42 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 37 (37.76%) HTML
7 35 (35.71%) TDD
8 34 (34.69%) CSS
9 32 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (32.65%) RSpec
10 31 (31.63%) Linux
11 25 (25.51%) BDD
12 23 (23.47%) HTML5
13 22 (22.45%) Redis
14 21 (21.43%) CSS3
15 20 (20.41%) RubyGems
15 20 (20.41%) NoSQL
16 19 (19.39%) SOA
17 15 (15.31%) XML
17 15 (15.31%) JSON
18 14 (14.29%) OAuth
18 14 (14.29%) REST
18 14 (14.29%) OAuth2
19 13 (13.27%) Responsive Web Design
19 13 (13.27%) Sass
19 13 (13.27%) Open Source
19 13 (13.27%) Windows
20 12 (12.24%) Web Services
20 12 (12.24%) Java
20 12 (12.24%) HTTP

Sinatra
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Sinatra 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 Sinatra. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (10.20%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (6.12%) Node.js
3 4 (4.08%) CMS
4 3 (3.06%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.06%) Jetty
5 2 (2.04%) Apache
6 1 (1.02%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.02%) SugarCRM
6 1 (1.02%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.02%) Heroku
3 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.24%) HTTP
1 12 (12.24%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.02%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.02%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.45%) Redis
2 20 (20.41%) NoSQL
3 12 (12.24%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (6.12%) MySQL
5 6 (6.12%) Big Data
6 4 (4.08%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.04%) HBase
8 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 48 (48.98%) Git (software)
2 43 (43.88%) Cucumber
3 32 (32.65%) RSpec
4 20 (20.41%) RubyGems
5 12 (12.24%) WATIR
6 10 (10.20%) Capybara
7 7 (7.14%) TeamCity
8 4 (4.08%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.04%) Mockito
9 2 (2.04%) Hamcrest
9 2 (2.04%) Maven
10 1 (1.02%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.02%) Grunt
10 1 (1.02%) JBehave
10 1 (1.02%) FitNesse
General
1 10 (10.20%) Games
2 4 (4.08%) Publishing
3 3 (3.06%) Marketing
4 2 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 86 (87.76%) Developer
2 58 (59.18%) Ruby Developer
3 18 (18.37%) Programmer
4 15 (15.31%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 5 (5.10%) Lead Developer
6 2 (2.04%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (2.04%) Java Developer
7 1 (1.02%) Architect
7 1 (1.02%) Tester
7 1 (1.02%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.02%) Web Developer
7 1 (1.02%) Applications Developer
7 1 (1.02%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.02%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (1.02%) Senior Tester
7 1 (1.02%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (1.02%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (1.02%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (75.51%) Ruby on Rails
2 37 (37.76%) HTML
3 34 (34.69%) CSS
4 23 (23.47%) HTML5
5 21 (21.43%) CSS3
6 15 (15.31%) XML
6 15 (15.31%) JSON
7 14 (14.29%) OAuth
7 14 (14.29%) REST
7 14 (14.29%) OAuth2
8 13 (13.27%) Sass
9 12 (12.24%) Web Services
10 8 (8.16%) jQuery
11 7 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
11 7 (7.14%) Memcached
12 6 (6.12%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (6.12%) AngularJS
13 5 (5.10%) RESTful
14 4 (4.08%) Apache Camel
15 3 (3.06%) NSQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) Open Source
2 9 (9.18%) Social Gaming
3 6 (6.12%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.08%) Online Games
5 3 (3.06%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.04%) Blog
6 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.02%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 31 (31.63%) Linux
2 13 (13.27%) Windows
3 4 (4.08%) UNIX
4 2 (2.04%) Android
4 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.02%) Fedora
5 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.71%) TDD
2 32 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (25.51%) BDD
4 19 (19.39%) SOA
5 13 (13.27%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (12.24%) Test Automation
6 12 (12.24%) Web Development
7 11 (11.22%) Web Design
7 11 (11.22%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (10.20%) Pair Programming
9 9 (9.18%) Scalability Testing
10 6 (6.12%) Scrum
10 6 (6.12%) OOP
10 6 (6.12%) OO
10 6 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (4.08%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.08%) User Stories
12 3 (3.06%) Multithreading
12 3 (3.06%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 98 (100.00%) Ruby
2 42 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 12 (12.24%) Java
4 9 (9.18%) Golang
5 8 (8.16%) Scala
6 4 (4.08%) SQL
7 3 (3.06%) Groovy
8 2 (2.04%) Python
9 1 (1.02%) PHP
9 1 (1.02%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 12 (12.24%) Degree
2 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) QA
System Software
1 12 (12.24%) Varnish
2 4 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (7.14%) Puppet
2 6 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.08%) Graylog2
4 3 (3.06%) Capistrano
5 1 (1.02%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (6.12%) Akamai
2 5 (5.10%) New Relic
3 4 (4.08%) VMware
4 3 (3.06%) Rackspace
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle
4 3 (3.06%) JBoss
5 1 (1.02%) Xamarin
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