The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Ruby on Rails Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 127 146 147
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 12 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.40% 0.032% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.033% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Median daily rate £345 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £375 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £375 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 South West 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2874 3017 2844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.36% 95.90% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1857 1949 1858
Median daily rate £370 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 199 179
Median hourly rate £27.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £43.83 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Ruby on Rails Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Ruby on Rails Developer in the job title.

Ruby on Rails Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Ruby on Rails Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Ruby on Rails Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Ruby on Rails Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Ruby on Rails Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Ruby on Rails Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +16 10 £356 -5.00%
Devon - 2 £213 -
Ruby on Rails Developer
England

Ruby on Rails Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, Ruby on Rails Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Ruby on Rails Developer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Ruby
1 21 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 20 (95.24%) JavaScript
3 18 (85.71%) CSS
4 15 (71.43%) HTML
5 13 (61.90%) Unix
6 12 (57.14%) Web Development
7 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (42.86%) Mobile App
8 7 (33.33%) Sass
8 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (28.57%) Migration
9 6 (28.57%) ETL
9 6 (28.57%) Java
9 6 (28.57%) SQL
9 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
9 6 (28.57%) Data Migration
9 6 (28.57%) Open Source
9 6 (28.57%) MongoDB
9 6 (28.57%) NoSQL
10 4 (19.05%) RSpec
10 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
10 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
10 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
11 3 (14.29%) Scala
11 3 (14.29%) Visualisation
11 3 (14.29%) HTML5
11 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
11 3 (14.29%) Subversion
11 3 (14.29%) JUnit

Ruby on Rails Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 6 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (19.05%) RSpec
2 3 (14.29%) Capybara
2 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 3 (14.29%) git-flow
2 3 (14.29%) JUnit
2 3 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.76%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (4.76%) Mocha
3 1 (4.76%) webpack
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 18 (85.71%) CSS
3 15 (71.43%) HTML
4 7 (33.33%) Sass
5 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
6 3 (14.29%) CSS3
6 3 (14.29%) Dropwizard
6 3 (14.29%) HTML5
6 3 (14.29%) React
7 2 (9.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 3 (14.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Unix
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Web Development
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 6 (28.57%) ETL
3 6 (28.57%) Migration
3 6 (28.57%) Open Source
3 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (14.29%) Web Design
5 1 (4.76%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Ruby
2 20 (95.24%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) Java
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) Python
4 3 (14.29%) Scala
5 1 (4.76%) ES6
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared