The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK 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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 595 543 519
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 52 97 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 74 86
Median daily rate £363 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £370 £339
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52745 52880 52258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.86% 94.75% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34373 32080 31881
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1528 2113 2153
Median hourly rate £17.95 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Ruby on Rails Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Ruby on Rails Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ruby on Rails Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Ruby on Rails Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Ruby on Rails Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Ruby on Rails Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Ruby on Rails Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Ruby on Rails Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top 24 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 3 May 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
England -64 51 £363 -9.37% 25
London -62 29 £383 -10.00% 17
South West - 10 £325 - 2
Bristol - 9 £363 - 2
Yorkshire +7 7 £325 +23.80%
South East -5 4 £325 -23.52% 3
South Yorkshire - 4 £325 -
City of London +32 3 £388 +19.23% 5
West Yorkshire +12 3 £400 +60.00%
Leeds -5 3 £400 +60.00%
Oxfordshire - 3 £325 - 1
North West -11 2 - - 1
Berkshire +7 1 £325 -23.52%
Manchester -4 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £325 -
Wiltshire - 1 £325 -
Swindon - 1 £325 -
Belfast - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £325 -
Reading - 1 £325 -
Cirencester - 1 £325 -
Oxford - 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -

Ruby on Rails Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 featuring Ruby on Rails Developer in the job title.

1 117 (100.00%) Ruby
1 117 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 75 (64.10%) JavaScript
3 66 (56.41%) CSS
4 60 (51.28%) HTML
4 60 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (44.44%) TDD
6 35 (29.91%) BDD
7 29 (24.79%) RSpec
8 26 (22.22%) Scrum
9 25 (21.37%) jQuery
10 24 (20.51%) Git (software)
10 24 (20.51%) Web Development
10 24 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
11 22 (18.80%) HTML5
12 21 (17.95%) Linux
13 19 (16.24%) Heroku
14 17 (14.53%) CSS3
14 17 (14.53%) Sass
15 16 (13.68%) Java
16 15 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
16 15 (12.82%) MongoDB
17 14 (11.97%) Capistrano
17 14 (11.97%) Opscode Chef
17 14 (11.97%) Unit Testing
17 14 (11.97%) SQL
18 13 (11.11%) MySQL
18 13 (11.11%) Unix
18 13 (11.11%) Jenkins
18 13 (11.11%) Cucumber

Ruby on Rails Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 7 (5.98%) Apache
2 2 (1.71%) Node.js
3 1 (0.85%) CMS
3 1 (0.85%) Confluence
3 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.85%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 24 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (16.24%) Heroku
3 6 (5.13%) GitHub
4 2 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.71%) SaaS
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.84%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) DNS
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.82%) MongoDB
1 15 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (11.11%) MySQL
3 11 (9.40%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.13%) Redis
4 6 (5.13%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.42%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.71%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (24.79%) RSpec
2 24 (20.51%) Git (software)
3 13 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 13 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 10 (8.55%) JIRA
5 6 (5.13%) Capybara
6 5 (4.27%) Jasmine
6 5 (4.27%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.42%) git-flow
8 3 (2.56%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (2.56%) Mocha
8 3 (2.56%) RubyGems
8 3 (2.56%) Travis CI
9 2 (1.71%) webpack
10 1 (0.85%) JUnit
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 10 (8.55%) Marketing
2 6 (5.13%) Legal
3 5 (4.27%) Banking
3 5 (4.27%) Finance
4 2 (1.71%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 66 (56.41%) CSS
3 60 (51.28%) HTML
4 25 (21.37%) jQuery
5 22 (18.80%) HTML5
6 17 (14.53%) CSS3
6 17 (14.53%) Sass
7 12 (10.26%) AngularJS
8 11 (9.40%) Backbone.js
9 10 (8.55%) .NET
9 10 (8.55%) Sidekiq
9 10 (8.55%) Web Services
10 9 (7.69%) ASP.NET
11 7 (5.98%) Phusion Passenger
11 7 (5.98%) React
12 6 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (5.13%) RESTful
12 6 (5.13%) Sinatra
13 5 (4.27%) .NET Framework
13 5 (4.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.42%) Algorithms
2 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.56%) Social Media
4 2 (1.71%) Online Games
4 2 (1.71%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.71%) Telematics
5 1 (0.85%) NHS
5 1 (0.85%) User Experience
5 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.95%) Linux
2 13 (11.11%) Unix
3 8 (6.84%) Mac OS X
3 8 (6.84%) Ubuntu
4 4 (3.42%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (44.44%) TDD
3 35 (29.91%) BDD
4 26 (22.22%) Scrum
5 24 (20.51%) Web Development
6 14 (11.97%) Unit Testing
7 12 (10.26%) DevOps
8 11 (9.40%) ETL
8 11 (9.40%) OO
9 10 (8.55%) MVC
10 9 (7.69%) Open Source
11 8 (6.84%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (6.84%) E-Commerce
12 7 (5.98%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (5.98%) Front End Development
12 7 (5.98%) Pair Programming
13 6 (5.13%) API Development
13 6 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (5.13%) Data Migration
13 6 (5.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 117 (100.00%) Ruby
2 75 (64.10%) JavaScript
3 16 (13.68%) Java
4 14 (11.97%) SQL
5 7 (5.98%) C#
6 6 (5.13%) C
6 6 (5.13%) C++
7 5 (4.27%) CoffeeScript
7 5 (4.27%) Python
7 5 (4.27%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.71%) ES6
8 2 (1.71%) PHP
9 1 (0.85%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.85%) Clojure
9 1 (0.85%) Go
9 1 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (3.42%) Degree
2 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (11.97%) Capistrano
1 14 (11.97%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (5.13%) Oracle
2 4 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.85%) Google
3 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.85%) Siebel
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