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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 539 472 456
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 50 105 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.23% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 84 86
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
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
49336 46518 44681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.45% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32059 28699 27154
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1841 1961
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -19 24 £425 +6.18% 11
North West -25 14 £325 -13.33% 4
East of England +7 5 £450 +12.50%
South East -37 3 - - 4
Yorkshire - 2 £401 -
South West -12 1 £400 -
North East - 1 £363 -
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Ruby on Rails Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 136 (100.00%) Ruby
1 136 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 71 (52.21%) TDD
3 67 (49.26%) JavaScript
4 60 (44.12%) CSS
5 57 (41.91%) HTML
6 51 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (37.50%) BDD
7 44 (32.35%) RSpec
8 29 (21.32%) MySQL
9 26 (19.12%) Git (software)
9 26 (19.12%) HTML5
10 23 (16.91%) E-Commerce
11 21 (15.44%) Capistrano
11 21 (15.44%) Sinatra
12 19 (13.97%) Amazon AWS
12 19 (13.97%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (13.24%) SQL
14 15 (11.03%) Marketing
14 15 (11.03%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (10.29%) Cucumber
16 13 (9.56%) Heroku
16 13 (9.56%) jQuery
16 13 (9.56%) Linux
17 12 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
17 12 (8.82%) RESTful
17 12 (8.82%) CSS3
18 11 (8.09%) Waterfall
18 11 (8.09%) OO
18 11 (8.09%) User Experience

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (3.68%) Apache
1 5 (3.68%) nginx
2 2 (1.47%) Node.js
3 1 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.74%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.97%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.56%) Heroku
3 12 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (5.88%) SaaS
5 5 (3.68%) GitHub
5 5 (3.68%) Amazon S3
5 5 (3.68%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.21%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.32%) MySQL
2 19 (13.97%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.68%) Redis
5 2 (1.47%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 44 (32.35%) RSpec
2 26 (19.12%) Git (software)
3 14 (10.29%) Cucumber
4 8 (5.88%) Jasmine
5 6 (4.41%) Subversion
6 4 (2.94%) Capybara
7 3 (2.21%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.47%) RubyGems
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
General
1 15 (11.03%) Marketing
2 9 (6.62%) Retail
2 9 (6.62%) Finance
3 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.47%) Electronics
3 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.47%) Publishing
3 2 (1.47%) Games
4 1 (0.74%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 60 (44.12%) CSS
3 57 (41.91%) HTML
4 26 (19.12%) HTML5
5 21 (15.44%) Sinatra
6 13 (9.56%) jQuery
7 12 (8.82%) RESTful
7 12 (8.82%) CSS3
8 9 (6.62%) Web Services
9 8 (5.88%) REST
9 8 (5.88%) AngularJS
10 5 (3.68%) Backbone.js
10 5 (3.68%) Sass
11 4 (2.94%) Memcached
12 3 (2.21%) Ember.js
12 3 (2.21%) Semantic HTML
12 3 (2.21%) Haml
13 1 (0.74%) Visualforce
13 1 (0.74%) Mason
13 1 (0.74%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.09%) User Experience
2 5 (3.68%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.68%) Statistics
2 5 (3.68%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.47%) Online Games
3 2 (1.47%) iPhone
3 2 (1.47%) DTV
3 2 (1.47%) iPad
4 1 (0.74%) Social Gaming
4 1 (0.74%) BBC
4 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.74%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.56%) Linux
2 3 (2.21%) Android
3 2 (1.47%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.47%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.47%) UNIX
4 1 (0.74%) AIX
4 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (52.21%) TDD
2 51 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (37.50%) BDD
3 23 (16.91%) E-Commerce
4 15 (11.03%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (8.09%) Waterfall
5 11 (8.09%) SDLC
5 11 (8.09%) OO
6 10 (7.35%) Web Development
7 9 (6.62%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (6.62%) Mentoring
8 8 (5.88%) MVC
9 7 (5.15%) Scrum
9 7 (5.15%) OOD
9 7 (5.15%) Software Engineering
9 7 (5.15%) DevOps
10 6 (4.41%) API Design
10 6 (4.41%) Kanban
10 6 (4.41%) Unit Testing
11 5 (3.68%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 136 (100.00%) Ruby
2 67 (49.26%) JavaScript
3 18 (13.24%) SQL
4 6 (4.41%) CoffeeScript
5 5 (3.68%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.21%) Go
7 2 (1.47%) Java
7 2 (1.47%) PHP
8 1 (0.74%) Python
8 1 (0.74%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.74%) RubyMotion
Qualifications
1 5 (3.68%) Degree
2 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (15.44%) Capistrano
2 10 (7.35%) Puppet
3 8 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.74%) Ansible
4 1 (0.74%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (3.68%) Google
1 5 (3.68%) Rackspace
1 5 (3.68%) New Relic
2 3 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.47%) Oracle
3 2 (1.47%) SAP
4 1 (0.74%) Siebel
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.74%) Nokia
4 1 (0.74%) SaltStack
4 1 (0.74%) Eloqua
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