The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Ruby on Rails Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 555 515 497
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 57 98 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 75 79
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £373 £339
% change year-on-year
-12.75% +9.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Ruby on Rails Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48564 48799 47642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.03% 94.77% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 32040 30125 29587
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1382 1958 1985
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Ruby on Rails Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Ruby on Rails Developer in the job title.

Ruby on Rails Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Ruby on Rails Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Ruby on Rails Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Ruby on Rails Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Ruby on Rails Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Ruby on Rails Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer across the England region.

Ruby on Rails Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Ruby on Rails Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
London -64 33 £375 -11.76% 17
South West - 10 £325 - 2
Yorkshire +9 9 £325 +23.80%
South East -14 4 £325 -21.21% 4
North West -8 2 - - 2
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UK

Ruby on Rails Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, Ruby on Rails Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Ruby on Rails Developer in the job title.

1 115 (100.00%) Ruby
1 115 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 73 (63.48%) JavaScript
3 64 (55.65%) CSS
4 59 (51.30%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (50.43%) HTML
6 51 (44.35%) TDD
7 35 (30.43%) BDD
8 29 (25.22%) RSpec
9 25 (21.74%) Scrum
10 24 (20.87%) Git (software)
10 24 (20.87%) jQuery
11 23 (20.00%) Web Development
11 23 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
12 21 (18.26%) HTML5
13 20 (17.39%) Linux
14 19 (16.52%) Heroku
15 17 (14.78%) CSS3
15 17 (14.78%) Sass
16 15 (13.04%) Java
17 14 (12.17%) PostgreSQL
17 14 (12.17%) MongoDB
17 14 (12.17%) Capistrano
17 14 (12.17%) Opscode Chef
18 13 (11.30%) Jenkins
18 13 (11.30%) Cucumber
18 13 (11.30%) SQL
18 13 (11.30%) MySQL
18 13 (11.30%) Unit Testing
19 12 (10.43%) Unix

Ruby on Rails Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 7 (6.09%) Apache
2 2 (1.74%) Node.js
3 1 (0.87%) CMS
3 1 (0.87%) Confluence
3 1 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.87%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.87%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 23 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (16.52%) Heroku
3 6 (5.22%) GitHub
4 2 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.74%) SaaS
5 1 (0.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.87%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.09%) HTTP
2 1 (0.87%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.17%) MongoDB
1 14 (12.17%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (11.30%) MySQL
3 11 (9.57%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.22%) Redis
5 5 (4.35%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.48%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.74%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (25.22%) RSpec
2 24 (20.87%) Git (software)
3 13 (11.30%) Cucumber
3 13 (11.30%) Jenkins
4 10 (8.70%) JIRA
5 6 (5.22%) Capybara
6 5 (4.35%) Jasmine
7 4 (3.48%) git-flow
7 4 (3.48%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.61%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (2.61%) Mocha
8 3 (2.61%) RubyGems
8 3 (2.61%) Travis CI
9 2 (1.74%) webpack
10 1 (0.87%) JUnit
10 1 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.87%) Subversion
General
1 9 (7.83%) Marketing
2 5 (4.35%) Legal
3 4 (3.48%) Banking
3 4 (3.48%) Finance
4 2 (1.74%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 64 (55.65%) CSS
3 58 (50.43%) HTML
4 24 (20.87%) jQuery
5 21 (18.26%) HTML5
6 17 (14.78%) CSS3
6 17 (14.78%) Sass
7 12 (10.43%) AngularJS
8 11 (9.57%) Backbone.js
9 10 (8.70%) Sidekiq
10 9 (7.83%) .NET
10 9 (7.83%) Web Services
11 8 (6.96%) ASP.NET
12 7 (6.09%) Phusion Passenger
12 7 (6.09%) React
13 6 (5.22%) RESTful
13 6 (5.22%) Sinatra
14 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
15 4 (3.48%) .NET Framework
15 4 (3.48%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.83%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.48%) Algorithms
2 4 (3.48%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.61%) Social Media
4 2 (1.74%) Online Games
4 2 (1.74%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.74%) Telematics
5 1 (0.87%) NHS
5 1 (0.87%) User Experience
5 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.39%) Linux
2 12 (10.43%) Unix
3 8 (6.96%) Mac OS X
3 8 (6.96%) Ubuntu
4 4 (3.48%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (51.30%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (44.35%) TDD
3 35 (30.43%) BDD
4 25 (21.74%) Scrum
5 23 (20.00%) Web Development
6 13 (11.30%) Unit Testing
7 12 (10.43%) DevOps
8 10 (8.70%) ETL
8 10 (8.70%) OO
9 9 (7.83%) MVC
9 9 (7.83%) Open Source
10 8 (6.96%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (6.96%) E-Commerce
11 7 (6.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (6.09%) Front End Development
11 7 (6.09%) Pair Programming
12 6 (5.22%) API Development
12 6 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (5.22%) Data Migration
12 6 (5.22%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 115 (100.00%) Ruby
2 73 (63.48%) JavaScript
3 15 (13.04%) Java
4 13 (11.30%) SQL
5 6 (5.22%) C#
6 5 (4.35%) C
6 5 (4.35%) C++
6 5 (4.35%) CoffeeScript
6 5 (4.35%) Python
7 4 (3.48%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.74%) ES6
8 2 (1.74%) PHP
9 1 (0.87%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.87%) Clojure
9 1 (0.87%) Go
9 1 (0.87%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (3.48%) Degree
2 3 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.87%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (12.17%) Capistrano
1 14 (12.17%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (4.35%) Oracle
2 4 (3.48%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.87%) Google
3 1 (0.87%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.87%) Siebel
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