The table below looks at the statistics for the Ruby on Rails Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 487 466 441
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 65 82 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 62 58
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £150.00
Ruby on Rails Developer
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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
44070 42663 38287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.40% 92.51% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27462 25710 22381
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1715 1832 2129
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Ruby on Rails Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 4 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
London -32 40 £450 +12.50% 15
South East -20 6 £388 +416.66% 2
North West -17 5 £400 +42.85% 2
East of England - 3 £379 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £254 - 2
Ruby on Rails Developer
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Ruby on Rails Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 144 (100.00%) Ruby
1 144 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 80 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 67 (46.53%) CSS
4 60 (41.67%) HTML
5 53 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (30.56%) TDD
7 32 (22.22%) MySQL
8 28 (19.44%) jQuery
8 28 (19.44%) Heroku
9 25 (17.36%) HTML5
9 25 (17.36%) Linux
10 23 (15.97%) Web Services
11 21 (14.58%) RSpec
11 21 (14.58%) BDD
12 20 (13.89%) SQL
13 19 (13.19%) Git (software)
14 18 (12.50%) Java
14 18 (12.50%) UNIX
15 16 (11.11%) E-Commerce
15 16 (11.11%) RESTful
16 15 (10.42%) Sinatra
16 15 (10.42%) CSS3
16 15 (10.42%) AngularJS
17 13 (9.03%) MongoDB
17 13 (9.03%) Amazon EC2
17 13 (9.03%) Amazon AWS
18 12 (8.33%) Open Source
18 12 (8.33%) Marketing
19 11 (7.64%) Advertising

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 7 (4.86%) nginx
2 6 (4.17%) Apache Solr
3 4 (2.78%) Apache
4 3 (2.08%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.39%) Node.js
5 2 (1.39%) CMS
6 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (19.44%) Heroku
2 13 (9.03%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (9.03%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.56%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.08%) SaaS
5 1 (0.69%) PaaS
5 1 (0.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.17%) Internet
2 5 (3.47%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.22%) MySQL
2 13 (9.03%) MongoDB
3 9 (6.25%) Redis
4 8 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.47%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.08%) Big Data
7 2 (1.39%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (14.58%) RSpec
2 19 (13.19%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.94%) Cucumber
4 4 (2.78%) Grunt
5 3 (2.08%) Capybara
6 2 (1.39%) RubyMine
7 1 (0.69%) Subversion
7 1 (0.69%) Selenium
General
1 12 (8.33%) Marketing
2 11 (7.64%) Advertising
3 3 (2.08%) Finance
4 2 (1.39%) Law
4 2 (1.39%) Games
5 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.69%) Electronics
5 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.69%) French Language
5 1 (0.69%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 67 (46.53%) CSS
3 60 (41.67%) HTML
4 28 (19.44%) jQuery
5 25 (17.36%) HTML5
6 23 (15.97%) Web Services
7 16 (11.11%) RESTful
8 15 (10.42%) Sinatra
8 15 (10.42%) CSS3
8 15 (10.42%) AngularJS
9 9 (6.25%) XHTML
10 8 (5.56%) REST
10 8 (5.56%) Sass
10 8 (5.56%) J2EE
11 7 (4.86%) Memcached
12 5 (3.47%) Grails
12 5 (3.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (2.78%) Backbone.js
14 3 (2.08%) JSP
14 3 (2.08%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.33%) Open Source
2 7 (4.86%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.17%) Statistics
3 6 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.17%) Social Media
4 5 (3.47%) User Experience
4 5 (3.47%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.39%) Online Games
6 1 (0.69%) DTV
6 1 (0.69%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.69%) Social Gaming
6 1 (0.69%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.36%) Linux
2 18 (12.50%) UNIX
3 2 (1.39%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (30.56%) TDD
3 21 (14.58%) BDD
4 16 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 11 (7.64%) Scrum
6 9 (6.25%) OO
7 8 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 7 (4.86%) DevOps
9 5 (3.47%) Project Management
10 4 (2.78%) Software Engineering
11 3 (2.08%) OOD
11 3 (2.08%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (2.08%) Market Research
11 3 (2.08%) OWASP
11 3 (2.08%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (1.39%) Web Application Development
12 2 (1.39%) User Stories
12 2 (1.39%) Integration Testing
12 2 (1.39%) Time Management
12 2 (1.39%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 144 (100.00%) Ruby
2 80 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 20 (13.89%) SQL
4 18 (12.50%) Java
5 9 (6.25%) Clojure
6 8 (5.56%) Perl
6 8 (5.56%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.47%) C#
7 5 (3.47%) Objective-C
8 4 (2.78%) PHP
8 4 (2.78%) Python
9 1 (0.69%) VB
9 1 (0.69%) Erlang
9 1 (0.69%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.69%) R
9 1 (0.69%) Golang
Qualifications
1 10 (6.94%) Degree
2 3 (2.08%) VCP4
3 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.39%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (1.39%) Varnish
2 1 (0.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (6.25%) Puppet
1 9 (6.25%) Capistrano
2 5 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.39%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (2.08%) Oracle
1 3 (2.08%) Google
2 2 (1.39%) Rackspace
2 2 (1.39%) Facebook
2 2 (1.39%) Twitter
3 1 (0.69%) Apple
3 1 (0.69%) SAP
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