The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 362 332 344
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 54 93 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.37% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.40% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 73 62
Average daily rate
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£401 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Ruby on Rails Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22742 23106 23422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.94% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15876 15912 15528
Average daily rate £425 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 415 579
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -0.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 2 October 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 2 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
City of London +8 7 £401 +14.42% 3
Ruby on Rails Developer
England

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Ruby
1 134 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 69 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (38.06%) JavaScript
3 51 (38.06%) BDD
4 47 (35.07%) TDD
5 46 (34.33%) Linux
6 40 (29.85%) CSS
7 38 (28.36%) HTML
8 25 (18.66%) jQuery
9 24 (17.91%) HTML5
10 23 (17.16%) CSS3
10 23 (17.16%) Java
11 22 (16.42%) Open Source
12 19 (14.18%) MySQL
13 18 (13.43%) OO
13 18 (13.43%) Git (software)
14 17 (12.69%) Games
15 15 (11.19%) Scrum
15 15 (11.19%) RESTful
16 14 (10.45%) RSpec
16 14 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (10.45%) Objective-C
16 14 (10.45%) C#
17 13 (9.70%) PHP
17 13 (9.70%) MVC
18 12 (8.96%) Sinatra
19 11 (8.21%) Cucumber
19 11 (8.21%) Online Games
20 10 (7.46%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 9 (6.72%) CMS
2 3 (2.24%) Apache
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (0.75%) Node.js
3 1 (0.75%) SugarCRM
3 1 (0.75%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.75%) WordPress
3 1 (0.75%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.75%) MS Office
2 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.75%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.99%) GitHub
3 3 (2.24%) Heroku
3 3 (2.24%) SaaS
4 2 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.99%) HTTP
2 3 (2.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.18%) MySQL
2 8 (5.97%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (5.22%) Redis
3 7 (5.22%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.49%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.49%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.75%) MS Access
6 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.75%) SimpleDB
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (13.43%) Git (software)
2 14 (10.45%) RSpec
3 11 (8.21%) Cucumber
4 7 (5.22%) Jasmine
5 5 (3.73%) Hudson
5 5 (3.73%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.49%) Capybara
7 1 (0.75%) Subversion
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (12.69%) Games
2 5 (3.73%) Finance
2 5 (3.73%) Marketing
3 4 (2.99%) Retail
4 2 (1.49%) Advertising
5 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.75%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 40 (29.85%) CSS
3 38 (28.36%) HTML
4 25 (18.66%) jQuery
5 24 (17.91%) HTML5
6 23 (17.16%) CSS3
7 15 (11.19%) RESTful
8 12 (8.96%) Sinatra
9 9 (6.72%) Web Services
10 8 (5.97%) Backbone.js
11 6 (4.48%) Ember.js
12 5 (3.73%) LAMP
12 5 (3.73%) Sass
13 4 (2.99%) XML
14 3 (2.24%) .NET
14 3 (2.24%) JSON
14 3 (2.24%) REST
14 3 (2.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (2.24%) AngularJS
15 2 (1.49%) Resque
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.42%) Open Source
2 11 (8.21%) Online Games
3 8 (5.97%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.48%) User Experience
4 6 (4.48%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.24%) Social Gaming
7 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.75%) iPad
7 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.75%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.75%) iPhone
7 1 (0.75%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 46 (34.33%) Linux
2 9 (6.72%) AIX
2 9 (6.72%) Solaris
2 9 (6.72%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (38.06%) BDD
3 47 (35.07%) TDD
4 18 (13.43%) OO
5 15 (11.19%) Scrum
6 13 (9.70%) MVC
7 10 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (7.46%) Mentoring
8 8 (5.97%) E-Commerce
8 8 (5.97%) Pair Programming
9 6 (4.48%) Web Development
9 6 (4.48%) Kanban
10 5 (3.73%) Test Scripting
10 5 (3.73%) Product Management
10 5 (3.73%) WFM
10 5 (3.73%) Web Application Development
11 4 (2.99%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (2.24%) B2C
12 3 (2.24%) Web Design
12 3 (2.24%) Scalability Testing
Programming Languages
1 134 (100.00%) Ruby
2 51 (38.06%) JavaScript
3 23 (17.16%) Java
4 14 (10.45%) Objective-C
4 14 (10.45%) C#
5 13 (9.70%) PHP
6 10 (7.46%) SQL
7 6 (4.48%) CoffeeScript
7 6 (4.48%) Python
8 3 (2.24%) C
9 2 (1.49%) Clojure
9 2 (1.49%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.75%) Perl
10 1 (0.75%) C++
10 1 (0.75%) VB
10 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.75%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (5.97%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 9 (6.72%) Capistrano
2 2 (1.49%) Puppet
3 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (1.49%) Twitter
1 2 (1.49%) Oracle
2 1 (0.75%) Adobe
2 1 (0.75%) Facebook
2 1 (0.75%) Rackspace
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