The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Ruby on Rails skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
England > South East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 193 241
Rank change year-on-year -31 +48  
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 24 71 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.80% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.14% 2.98% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 36 13
South East median daily rate £520 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.57% +1.47%  
10th Percentile £310 £363 £283
90th Percentile £530 £775 £473
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South East median hourly rate - £10.00 -
England median hourly rate - £10.00 -

Ruby on Rails is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2107 2379 2407
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.29% 26.70% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5871 5543 5677
South East median daily rate £403 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +10.34%  
10th Percentile £306 £281 £263
90th Percentile £538 £538 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 192 68
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
10th Percentile £19.38 £12.25 £15.58
90th Percentile £48.75 £57.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year +15.27% -3.87%  

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Ruby on Rails as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails in the South East

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby on Rails in the South East

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails in the South East over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby on Rails in the South East

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ruby on Rails in the South East

Ruby on Rails
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 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
West Sussex -6 11 £520 +22.35% 1
Surrey +14 9 £325 -27.77%
Hampshire -12 3 - - 6
Berkshire +18 2 £350 -15.15% 1
Ruby on Rails
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 across the South East region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 41 (100.00%) Ruby
2 33 (80.49%) Git (software)
3 29 (70.73%) HTML
3 29 (70.73%) CSS
3 29 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (65.85%) JIRA
5 26 (63.41%) Linux
6 25 (60.98%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (60.98%) Subversion
6 25 (60.98%) Confluence
7 24 (58.54%) Open Source
7 24 (58.54%) JSON
8 23 (56.10%) Django
8 23 (56.10%) Web Design
8 23 (56.10%) Ajax
8 23 (56.10%) Google
8 23 (56.10%) Spring
8 23 (56.10%) HTTP
8 23 (56.10%) Test Automation
8 23 (56.10%) Guice
8 23 (56.10%) OWASP
8 23 (56.10%) HTML5
8 23 (56.10%) Responsive Web Design
8 23 (56.10%) REST
8 23 (56.10%) CSS3
8 23 (56.10%) Play Framework
8 23 (56.10%) Relational Database
9 22 (53.66%) Scala
10 18 (43.90%) Jenkins
10 18 (43.90%) Akka

Ruby on Rails
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 25 (60.98%) Confluence
2 14 (34.15%) Apache
3 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (56.10%) HTTP
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (56.10%) Relational Database
2 9 (21.95%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (14.63%) MySQL
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (80.49%) Git (software)
2 27 (65.85%) JIRA
3 25 (60.98%) Subversion
4 18 (43.90%) Jenkins
5 14 (34.15%) JUnit
6 4 (9.76%) RSpec
7 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 36 (87.80%) Developer
2 22 (53.66%) Scala Developer
3 13 (31.71%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 9 (21.95%) Ruby Developer
5 7 (17.07%) Linux Developer
5 7 (17.07%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Java Scala Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Administrator
8 1 (2.44%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.44%) Applications Support Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (2.44%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Linux Support
8 1 (2.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.44%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (70.73%) CSS
1 29 (70.73%) HTML
2 24 (58.54%) JSON
3 23 (56.10%) Ajax
3 23 (56.10%) CSS3
3 23 (56.10%) Django
3 23 (56.10%) Guice
3 23 (56.10%) HTML5
3 23 (56.10%) Play Framework
3 23 (56.10%) REST
3 23 (56.10%) Spring
4 18 (43.90%) Akka
5 15 (36.59%) RESTful
6 14 (34.15%) Spring MVC
7 9 (21.95%) spray
8 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
8 4 (9.76%) jQuery
9 3 (7.32%) Backbone.js
9 3 (7.32%) LAMP
10 2 (4.88%) Phusion Passenger
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (63.41%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.44%) Android
3 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (60.98%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (58.54%) Open Source
4 23 (56.10%) OWASP
4 23 (56.10%) Responsive Web Design
4 23 (56.10%) Test Automation
4 23 (56.10%) Web Design
5 16 (39.02%) Configuration Management
6 15 (36.59%) MVC
7 13 (31.71%) Web Development
8 7 (17.07%) DevOps
8 7 (17.07%) Scrum
9 5 (12.20%) Service Design
10 3 (7.32%) OO
11 2 (4.88%) BDD
11 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Management
11 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
11 2 (4.88%) TDD
11 2 (4.88%) Virtual Environments
12 1 (2.44%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Ruby
2 22 (53.66%) Scala
3 14 (34.15%) C#
4 13 (31.71%) Java
4 13 (31.71%) Python
5 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.32%) PHP
7 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.88%) SQL
8 1 (2.44%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) KVM
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.88%) Xen
1 2 (4.88%) XenServer
2 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Ansible
1 2 (4.88%) Capistrano
1 2 (4.88%) Nagios
1 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Google
2 2 (4.88%) VMware