The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 511 415 513
Rank change year-on-year
-96 +98
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 79 88 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 65 36
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £285 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Ruby on Rails Developer
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -22 59 £375 - 14
North West -11 7 £280 - 1
West Midlands -13 7 £313 -26.47%
South East -18 6 £425 +16.43% 5
Yorkshire - - - -
Ruby on Rails Developer
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Ruby on Rails Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 163 (100.00%) Ruby
1 163 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 72 (44.17%) JavaScript
3 59 (36.20%) HTML
3 59 (36.20%) CSS
4 56 (34.36%) TDD
5 41 (25.15%) Linux
6 38 (23.31%) BDD
7 34 (20.86%) MySQL
8 32 (19.63%) jQuery
9 26 (15.95%) HTML5
10 25 (15.34%) Web Services
11 24 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (14.11%) Open Source
12 23 (14.11%) OO
12 23 (14.11%) CSS3
13 22 (13.50%) Java
14 20 (12.27%) Git (software)
15 19 (11.66%) RSpec
16 17 (10.43%) Ajax
16 17 (10.43%) SQL
16 17 (10.43%) PostgreSQL
16 17 (10.43%) Scrum
17 16 (9.82%) Workflow
18 15 (9.20%) Heroku
18 15 (9.20%) OAuth
18 15 (9.20%) MongoDB
19 14 (8.59%) OAuth2
19 14 (8.59%) Software Engineering
19 14 (8.59%) LDAP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (4.91%) CMS
2 7 (4.29%) Node.js
3 6 (3.68%) Apache
4 4 (2.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.20%) Heroku
2 12 (7.36%) Amazon S3
3 11 (6.75%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (5.52%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (4.29%) SaaS
6 6 (3.68%) Google App Engine
7 3 (1.84%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.59%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (20.86%) MySQL
2 17 (10.43%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (9.20%) MongoDB
4 13 (7.98%) NoSQL
5 11 (6.75%) Redis
6 9 (5.52%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.84%) CouchDB
7 3 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 20 (12.27%) Git (software)
2 19 (11.66%) RSpec
3 12 (7.36%) Cucumber
4 9 (5.52%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.29%) Subversion
6 5 (3.07%) Hudson
7 2 (1.23%) JIRA
7 2 (1.23%) CruiseControl
7 2 (1.23%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.61%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.61%) RubyGems
8 1 (0.61%) Capybara
8 1 (0.61%) Grunt
General
1 11 (6.75%) Finance
2 7 (4.29%) Games
3 5 (3.07%) Marketing
4 4 (2.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.45%) Advertising
5 2 (1.23%) Music Industry
5 2 (1.23%) Publishing
5 2 (1.23%) Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
6 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 59 (36.20%) HTML
2 59 (36.20%) CSS
3 32 (19.63%) jQuery
4 26 (15.95%) HTML5
5 25 (15.34%) Web Services
6 23 (14.11%) CSS3
7 17 (10.43%) Ajax
8 15 (9.20%) OAuth
9 14 (8.59%) OAuth2
10 13 (7.98%) RESTful
11 12 (7.36%) Sinatra
12 11 (6.75%) XML
13 9 (5.52%) OpenID
14 8 (4.91%) Backbone.js
14 8 (4.91%) JRuby
15 7 (4.29%) .NET
15 7 (4.29%) Memcached
16 6 (3.68%) SOAP
17 5 (3.07%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.11%) Open Source
2 7 (4.29%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.07%) Digital Media
4 4 (2.45%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.23%) Online Games
6 1 (0.61%) EPoS
6 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.61%) Social Media
6 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.61%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 41 (25.15%) Linux
2 8 (4.91%) Android
3 6 (3.68%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.07%) Windows
5 3 (1.84%) AIX
5 3 (1.84%) Solaris
5 3 (1.84%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.61%) UNIX
6 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (34.36%) TDD
2 38 (23.31%) BDD
3 24 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (14.11%) OO
5 17 (10.43%) Scrum
6 16 (9.82%) Workflow
7 14 (8.59%) Software Engineering
8 12 (7.36%) E-Commerce
9 10 (6.13%) OOD
10 7 (4.29%) Active Record
11 6 (3.68%) Web Development
12 5 (3.07%) Pair Programming
12 5 (3.07%) Web Design
12 5 (3.07%) Test Scripting
12 5 (3.07%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (2.45%) Document Management
13 4 (2.45%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (1.84%) Multithreading
14 3 (1.84%) Android Development
15 2 (1.23%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 163 (100.00%) Ruby
2 72 (44.17%) JavaScript
3 22 (13.50%) Java
4 17 (10.43%) SQL
5 5 (3.07%) PHP
5 5 (3.07%) C#
6 4 (2.45%) CoffeeScript
6 4 (2.45%) Objective-C
7 3 (1.84%) Python
7 3 (1.84%) C
8 2 (1.23%) Clojure
8 2 (1.23%) Erlang
9 1 (0.61%) C++
9 1 (0.61%) ECMAScript
9 1 (0.61%) XPath
9 1 (0.61%) Golang
Qualifications
1 10 (6.13%) Degree
2 6 (3.68%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (5.52%) Capistrano
2 2 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.23%) Puppet
3 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (4.91%) Google
2 4 (2.45%) Oracle
3 1 (0.61%) VMware
3 1 (0.61%) Apple
3 1 (0.61%) Akamai
3 1 (0.61%) Foundry
3 1 (0.61%) New Relic
Bristol, Avon
Unite Human Resources
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day £350 daily + Accommodation costs paid in Bri
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Wandsworth, London
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £550 per day + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 15 days ago