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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 431 427 494
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +67
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 122 119 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.26% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.28% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 99 50
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £319
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.96%
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
44352 42929 48944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.56% 92.62% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 27490 25712 27833
Average daily rate £400 £400 £397
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1800 1990 2512
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.22 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.44% -6.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Ruby on Rails Developer
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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
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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 +5 83 £400 - 10
South East +4 16 £388 -29.54% 2
North West - 9 £375 - 1
South West - 4 £350 -
Yorkshire -4 1 - - 1
East of England -24 1 £400 +23.07% 1
North East - 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
Ruby on Rails Developer
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Ruby on Rails Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 199 (100.00%) Ruby
1 199 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 75 (37.69%) Linux
3 73 (36.68%) JavaScript
4 63 (31.66%) HTML
5 62 (31.16%) TDD
6 58 (29.15%) CSS
7 53 (26.63%) BDD
8 50 (25.13%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (22.11%) Open Source
10 39 (19.60%) jQuery
11 36 (18.09%) HTML5
11 36 (18.09%) CSS3
12 34 (17.09%) OO
13 31 (15.58%) MySQL
14 27 (13.57%) Git (software)
15 26 (13.07%) Java
16 21 (10.55%) SQL
17 19 (9.55%) Web Services
17 19 (9.55%) Degree
18 18 (9.05%) RSpec
19 17 (8.54%) Games
19 17 (8.54%) PHP
20 16 (8.04%) Scrum
20 16 (8.04%) CMS
21 15 (7.54%) RESTful
21 15 (7.54%) WFM
21 15 (7.54%) Pair Programming
22 14 (7.04%) MVC
22 14 (7.04%) Cucumber

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 16 (8.04%) CMS
2 13 (6.53%) Apache
3 2 (1.01%) GlassFish
3 2 (1.01%) Node.js
4 1 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.50%) nginx
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.01%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.01%) MS Office
2 2 (1.01%) GIMP
3 1 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.03%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.51%) GitHub
3 3 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.01%) SaaS
4 2 (1.01%) Heroku
5 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.53%) LDAP
2 3 (1.51%) HTTP
3 2 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.58%) MySQL
2 8 (4.02%) Redis
3 7 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (3.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (3.52%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.01%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.01%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.01%) MS Access
6 1 (0.50%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.50%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.50%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 27 (13.57%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.05%) RSpec
3 14 (7.04%) Cucumber
4 10 (5.03%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.52%) Jasmine
6 5 (2.51%) Subversion
6 5 (2.51%) Hudson
7 4 (2.01%) Capybara
8 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.50%) RubyGems
9 1 (0.50%) Grunt
9 1 (0.50%) Selenium
9 1 (0.50%) JIRA
9 1 (0.50%) IntelliJ
General
1 17 (8.54%) Games
2 11 (5.53%) Finance
3 10 (5.03%) Retail
4 6 (3.02%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.51%) Marketing
6 4 (2.01%) Banking
7 2 (1.01%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) Back Office
8 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 63 (31.66%) HTML
3 58 (29.15%) CSS
4 39 (19.60%) jQuery
5 36 (18.09%) HTML5
5 36 (18.09%) CSS3
6 19 (9.55%) Web Services
7 15 (7.54%) RESTful
8 12 (6.03%) OAuth
9 11 (5.53%) OAuth2
10 10 (5.03%) Sinatra
10 10 (5.03%) LAMP
11 9 (4.52%) Backbone.js
11 9 (4.52%) Sass
12 7 (3.52%) .NET
13 6 (3.02%) Ember.js
13 6 (3.02%) Ajax
14 5 (2.51%) XML
15 4 (2.01%) Haml
15 4 (2.01%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 44 (22.11%) Open Source
2 10 (5.03%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.52%) Online Games
4 5 (2.51%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.01%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.01%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.01%) iPhone
6 2 (1.01%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.01%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.01%) Social Gaming
6 2 (1.01%) iPad
7 1 (0.50%) Social Media
7 1 (0.50%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.50%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 75 (37.69%) Linux
2 9 (4.52%) Mac OS X
2 9 (4.52%) AIX
2 9 (4.52%) Solaris
3 2 (1.01%) UNIX
3 2 (1.01%) Android
3 2 (1.01%) CentOS
3 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (31.16%) TDD
2 53 (26.63%) BDD
3 50 (25.13%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (17.09%) OO
5 16 (8.04%) Scrum
6 15 (7.54%) WFM
6 15 (7.54%) Pair Programming
7 14 (7.04%) MVC
8 13 (6.53%) E-Commerce
9 12 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (5.53%) Workflow
11 10 (5.03%) Test Scripting
11 10 (5.03%) Product Management
12 9 (4.52%) Software Engineering
13 8 (4.02%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (4.02%) Web Development
14 7 (3.52%) Web Design
15 6 (3.02%) Kanban
16 5 (2.51%) OOD
17 4 (2.01%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 199 (100.00%) Ruby
2 73 (36.68%) JavaScript
3 26 (13.07%) Java
4 21 (10.55%) SQL
5 17 (8.54%) PHP
6 11 (5.53%) C#
6 11 (5.53%) Objective-C
7 8 (4.02%) CoffeeScript
8 4 (2.01%) Python
8 4 (2.01%) C
8 4 (2.01%) C++
9 3 (1.51%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.01%) VB
10 2 (1.01%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.01%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.01%) Clojure
11 1 (0.50%) Erlang
11 1 (0.50%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (9.55%) Degree
2 10 (5.03%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (4.52%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.50%) Puppet
2 1 (0.50%) Graylog2
2 1 (0.50%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (2.01%) Oracle
2 2 (1.01%) Perforce
3 1 (0.50%) Rackspace
3 1 (0.50%) Twitter
3 1 (0.50%) Akamai
3 1 (0.50%) New Relic
3 1 (0.50%) Capita
3 1 (0.50%) Google
3 1 (0.50%) VMware
3 1 (0.50%) Adobe
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago