The first table below looks at the demand for the Ruby on Rails Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 24 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 London 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 339 319 386
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +67
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 54 62 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.29% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.31% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 52 20
Average daily rate £375 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21611 20076 25837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.78% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15036 13591 16634
Average daily rate £425 £448 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 407 578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.85 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Ruby on Rails Developer
England

Ruby on Rails Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Ruby on Rails Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Ruby on Rails Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer across the London region.

Ruby on Rails Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Ruby on Rails Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Ruby on Rails Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Ruby on Rails Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer across the London region.

Ruby on Rails Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Ruby on Rails Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London +4 10 £400 +3.22% 1
Ruby on Rails Developer
England

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Ruby
1 116 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 48 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 47 (40.52%) TDD
4 43 (37.07%) HTML
5 42 (36.21%) CSS
6 37 (31.90%) BDD
7 23 (19.83%) HTML5
7 23 (19.83%) Linux
8 22 (18.97%) jQuery
9 21 (18.10%) CSS3
10 20 (17.24%) Open Source
11 19 (16.38%) RSpec
12 17 (14.66%) Java
13 16 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (13.79%) Ajax
14 15 (12.93%) Git (software)
14 15 (12.93%) Scrum
14 15 (12.93%) MySQL
15 14 (12.07%) Heroku
15 14 (12.07%) MongoDB
16 13 (11.21%) RESTful
16 13 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (10.34%) SQL
17 12 (10.34%) NoSQL
17 12 (10.34%) Cucumber
18 11 (9.48%) Sinatra
18 11 (9.48%) E-Commerce
19 10 (8.62%) OO
19 10 (8.62%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (6.90%) CMS
2 7 (6.03%) Node.js
3 4 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.86%) Apache
4 1 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.07%) Heroku
2 10 (8.62%) Amazon S3
3 9 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (6.03%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (5.17%) SaaS
6 5 (4.31%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.86%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (12.93%) MySQL
3 14 (12.07%) MongoDB
4 12 (10.34%) NoSQL
5 10 (8.62%) Redis
6 6 (5.17%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.59%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 19 (16.38%) RSpec
2 15 (12.93%) Git (software)
3 12 (10.34%) Cucumber
4 9 (7.76%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.17%) Subversion
6 5 (4.31%) Hudson
7 2 (1.72%) JIRA
7 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.72%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.86%) RubyGems
8 1 (0.86%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.86%) Capybara
8 1 (0.86%) Grunt
General
1 10 (8.62%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Games
3 5 (4.31%) Marketing
4 4 (3.45%) Advertising
5 2 (1.72%) Publishing
5 2 (1.72%) Music Industry
5 2 (1.72%) Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Retail
6 1 (0.86%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 43 (37.07%) HTML
3 42 (36.21%) CSS
4 23 (19.83%) HTML5
5 22 (18.97%) jQuery
6 21 (18.10%) CSS3
7 16 (13.79%) Ajax
8 13 (11.21%) RESTful
9 11 (9.48%) Sinatra
10 10 (8.62%) Web Services
11 9 (7.76%) XML
12 8 (6.90%) JRuby
13 7 (6.03%) Backbone.js
14 6 (5.17%) Memcached
14 6 (5.17%) SOAP
15 4 (3.45%) J2SE
15 4 (3.45%) Lucene
16 3 (2.59%) JSON
16 3 (2.59%) .NET
16 3 (2.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.24%) Open Source
2 6 (5.17%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.59%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.72%) Online Games
5 1 (0.86%) Social Media
5 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.86%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.83%) Linux
2 7 (6.03%) Android
3 5 (4.31%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.59%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.59%) Windows
4 3 (2.59%) AIX
4 3 (2.59%) Solaris
5 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (40.52%) TDD
2 37 (31.90%) BDD
3 15 (12.93%) Scrum
4 13 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (9.48%) E-Commerce
6 10 (8.62%) OO
7 7 (6.03%) Workflow
7 7 (6.03%) Software Engineering
7 7 (6.03%) Active Record
8 5 (4.31%) Test Scripting
8 5 (4.31%) Pair Programming
8 5 (4.31%) Web Design
9 4 (3.45%) Web Development
9 4 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (2.59%) Multithreading
10 3 (2.59%) Android Development
10 3 (2.59%) OOD
11 2 (1.72%) Process Management
11 2 (1.72%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 116 (100.00%) Ruby
2 48 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 17 (14.66%) Java
4 12 (10.34%) SQL
5 5 (4.31%) C#
6 4 (3.45%) PHP
6 4 (3.45%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.59%) Python
7 3 (2.59%) C
8 2 (1.72%) Erlang
8 2 (1.72%) Clojure
9 1 (0.86%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.86%) Golang
9 1 (0.86%) XPath
9 1 (0.86%) C++
9 1 (0.86%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.31%) Degree
2 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.90%) Capistrano
2 2 (1.72%) Puppet
2 2 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.86%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (6.03%) Google
2 4 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (0.86%) Apple
3 1 (0.86%) VMware
3 1 (0.86%) Foundry
3 1 (0.86%) Akamai
3 1 (0.86%) New Relic
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