The first table below looks at the demand for the Ruby on Rails Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 198 196 213
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 12 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.064% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.069% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 6
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £330 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5971 5767 7411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.37% 92.85% 91.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4316 4253 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £278 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 121 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.55 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Ruby on Rails Developer
London

Ruby on Rails Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Ruby on Rails Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Ruby on Rails Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer across the City of London region.

Ruby on Rails Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Ruby on Rails Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Ruby on Rails Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Ruby on Rails Developer in their job title 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 with Ruby on Rails Developer in their job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Ruby
1 25 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (56.00%) TDD
4 13 (52.00%) HTML
5 10 (40.00%) CSS
5 10 (40.00%) BDD
6 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
7 8 (32.00%) MySQL
7 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
7 8 (32.00%) Linux
8 7 (28.00%) SQL
9 6 (24.00%) XML
9 6 (24.00%) Scrum
10 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (20.00%) RSpec
10 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
10 5 (20.00%) Redis
11 4 (16.00%) Sinatra
11 4 (16.00%) HTML5
11 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (16.00%) Marketing
11 4 (16.00%) jQuery
11 4 (16.00%) Finance
11 4 (16.00%) Advertising
11 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (16.00%) Web Services
12 3 (12.00%) SOAP
12 3 (12.00%) AIX
12 3 (12.00%) Solaris

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Ruby on Rails Developer in their job title 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 with Ruby on Rails Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) Node.js
2 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.00%) SaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) MySQL
2 5 (20.00%) Redis
3 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (12.00%) CouchDB
4 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (8.00%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.00%) RSpec
2 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (12.00%) Hudson
3 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.00%) CruiseControl
5 1 (4.00%) Subversion
5 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
1 4 (16.00%) Advertising
1 4 (16.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Music Industry
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 13 (52.00%) HTML
3 10 (40.00%) CSS
4 6 (24.00%) XML
5 4 (16.00%) Web Services
5 4 (16.00%) HTML5
5 4 (16.00%) Sinatra
5 4 (16.00%) jQuery
6 3 (12.00%) RESTful
6 3 (12.00%) CSS3
6 3 (12.00%) Backbone.js
6 3 (12.00%) Ajax
6 3 (12.00%) SOAP
7 2 (8.00%) .NET
7 2 (8.00%) WSDL
7 2 (8.00%) XML Schema
7 2 (8.00%) Memcached
7 2 (8.00%) Phusion Passenger
7 2 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Mac OS X
2 3 (12.00%) AIX
2 3 (12.00%) Solaris
3 2 (8.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) TDD
2 10 (40.00%) BDD
3 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (24.00%) Scrum
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Multithreading
6 3 (12.00%) OO
7 2 (8.00%) UML
7 2 (8.00%) Web Design
7 2 (8.00%) SOA
7 2 (8.00%) Web Development
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.00%) Active Record
8 1 (4.00%) ATDD
8 1 (4.00%) Process Management
8 1 (4.00%) Workflow
8 1 (4.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Ruby
2 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) ECMAScript
5 1 (4.00%) XPath
5 1 (4.00%) Golang
5 1 (4.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Capistrano
2 2 (8.00%) Puppet
2 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle