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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 518 457 461
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 82 114 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 82 85
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£425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
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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
48142 44567 47795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.64% 92.85% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30504 27547 27530
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1966 1930 2372
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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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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 -46 56 £425 +13.33% 11
South East -14 13 £414 +6.77%
East Midlands - 5 £425 -
North West -14 2 £261 - 1
East of England - 2 £363 -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
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Ruby on Rails Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 204 (100.00%) Ruby
1 204 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 105 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (40.69%) JavaScript
4 72 (35.29%) Linux
5 69 (33.82%) CSS
5 69 (33.82%) HTML
6 67 (32.84%) TDD
7 59 (28.92%) BDD
8 45 (22.06%) MySQL
9 36 (17.65%) OO
9 36 (17.65%) jQuery
10 35 (17.16%) HTML5
11 33 (16.18%) Open Source
12 32 (15.69%) CSS3
12 32 (15.69%) Java
13 27 (13.24%) SQL
14 25 (12.25%) Scrum
14 25 (12.25%) Git (software)
15 22 (10.78%) RSpec
15 22 (10.78%) Web Services
16 20 (9.80%) RESTful
17 19 (9.31%) Cucumber
18 16 (7.84%) PHP
19 15 (7.35%) E-Commerce
19 15 (7.35%) Games
19 15 (7.35%) Degree
19 15 (7.35%) WFM
20 14 (6.86%) LAMP
20 14 (6.86%) Objective-C

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 13 (6.37%) Apache
2 10 (4.90%) CMS
3 3 (1.47%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.47%) nginx
4 2 (0.98%) GlassFish
4 2 (0.98%) Node.js
5 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.49%) WordPress
5 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.49%) SugarCRM
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (1.96%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.98%) MS Office
2 2 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.98%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.94%) Heroku
3 5 (2.45%) GitHub
4 4 (1.96%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.47%) SaaS
6 2 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.45%) HTTP
1 5 (2.45%) Internet
2 4 (1.96%) LDAP
3 3 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.49%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (22.06%) MySQL
2 14 (6.86%) MongoDB
3 10 (4.90%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.92%) Redis
4 8 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.96%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.47%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.98%) MS Access
7 2 (0.98%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.98%) Big Data
8 1 (0.49%) SimpleDB
8 1 (0.49%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 25 (12.25%) Git (software)
2 22 (10.78%) RSpec
3 19 (9.31%) Cucumber
4 7 (3.43%) Jasmine
4 7 (3.43%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.45%) Capybara
5 5 (2.45%) Hudson
6 2 (0.98%) Subversion
6 2 (0.98%) Selenium
6 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.49%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.49%) Sublime Text
General
1 15 (7.35%) Games
2 10 (4.90%) Retail
3 8 (3.92%) Finance
4 5 (2.45%) Marketing
5 4 (1.96%) Advertising
6 3 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.98%) Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.49%) Back Office
8 1 (0.49%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 69 (33.82%) HTML
2 69 (33.82%) CSS
3 36 (17.65%) jQuery
4 35 (17.16%) HTML5
5 32 (15.69%) CSS3
6 22 (10.78%) Web Services
7 20 (9.80%) RESTful
8 14 (6.86%) LAMP
9 13 (6.37%) Sinatra
10 12 (5.88%) Backbone.js
11 10 (4.90%) Sass
11 10 (4.90%) XHTML
12 7 (3.43%) J2EE
12 7 (3.43%) Ember.js
13 6 (2.94%) AngularJS
14 5 (2.45%) XML
14 5 (2.45%) JSON
15 4 (1.96%) .NET
15 4 (1.96%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.18%) Open Source
2 10 (4.90%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.41%) Online Games
4 7 (3.43%) User Experience
4 7 (3.43%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.47%) Social Gaming
6 3 (1.47%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.98%) Social Media
7 2 (0.98%) iPad
7 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.98%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.98%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.98%) iPhone
8 1 (0.49%) DTV
8 1 (0.49%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 72 (35.29%) Linux
2 14 (6.86%) UNIX
3 6 (2.94%) AIX
3 6 (2.94%) Solaris
3 6 (2.94%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.96%) CentOS
5 2 (0.98%) Android
5 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.49%) Debian
6 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (32.84%) TDD
3 59 (28.92%) BDD
4 36 (17.65%) OO
5 25 (12.25%) Scrum
6 15 (7.35%) E-Commerce
6 15 (7.35%) WFM
7 14 (6.86%) MVC
8 13 (6.37%) Mentoring
9 12 (5.88%) Product Management
9 12 (5.88%) Test Scripting
9 12 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (4.90%) Pair Programming
11 8 (3.92%) Kanban
12 7 (3.43%) Web Development
13 6 (2.94%) Workflow
14 5 (2.45%) Web Application Development
14 5 (2.45%) Performance Tuning
14 5 (2.45%) DevOps
15 4 (1.96%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 204 (100.00%) Ruby
2 83 (40.69%) JavaScript
3 32 (15.69%) Java
4 27 (13.24%) SQL
5 16 (7.84%) PHP
6 14 (6.86%) C#
6 14 (6.86%) Objective-C
7 8 (3.92%) Perl
7 8 (3.92%) Python
8 7 (3.43%) Bash Shell
8 7 (3.43%) Clojure
8 7 (3.43%) CoffeeScript
9 4 (1.96%) C++
10 3 (1.47%) C
10 3 (1.47%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.98%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.98%) VB
11 2 (0.98%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.49%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 15 (7.35%) Degree
2 8 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.98%) WAI
Systems Management
1 12 (5.88%) Capistrano
2 3 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (2.94%) Oracle
2 3 (1.47%) Twitter
3 2 (0.98%) Facebook
3 2 (0.98%) Perforce
4 1 (0.49%) Capita
4 1 (0.49%) SAP
4 1 (0.49%) Adobe
4 1 (0.49%) Rackspace
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