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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
UK
Rank 509 556 534
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 84 56 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 50 57
Median daily rate £438 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £483 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £300 £381
% change year-on-year
+21.66% -21.31%
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
42518 47379 47264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.78% 94.76% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27667 30205 29656
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1737 1864
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 24 January 2017.

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 22 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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +49 83 £438 +16.66% 19
London +44 68 £438 +2.94% 15
South East +8 6 £413 +37.50%
Surrey - 4 £450 -
City of London +5 3 £400 -8.57% 8
Bristol +4 3 £363 +38.09%
South West +4 3 £363 +31.81%
West Midlands - 3 £363 -
Worcestershire - 3 £363 -
Worcester - 3 £363 -
Woking - 2 £450 -
Berkshire +13 1 £375 +25.00%
Reading +11 1 £375 +25.00%
Yorkshire +11 1 - - 2
Basingstoke +7 1 £350 -
Hampshire +2 1 £350 +16.66%
Sheffield -5 1 - -
South Yorkshire -7 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £365 - 2
Scotland - 1 £365 - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 £500 -

Ruby on Rails Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 153 (100.00%) Ruby
1 153 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 108 (70.59%) JavaScript
3 80 (52.29%) HTML
4 77 (50.33%) CSS
5 72 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (24.84%) TDD
7 37 (24.18%) AngularJS
8 36 (23.53%) BDD
9 32 (20.92%) Java
10 29 (18.95%) PostgreSQL
10 29 (18.95%) Amazon AWS
11 28 (18.30%) Heroku
12 27 (17.65%) Git (software)
12 27 (17.65%) Docker
12 27 (17.65%) React
13 25 (16.34%) REST
13 25 (16.34%) RSpec
13 25 (16.34%) OO
14 23 (15.03%) HTML5
14 23 (15.03%) Web Development
15 22 (14.38%) jQuery
15 22 (14.38%) MySQL
16 21 (13.73%) Web Services
16 21 (13.73%) Scrum
16 21 (13.73%) Ajax
16 21 (13.73%) Backbone.js
16 21 (13.73%) Opscode Chef
17 20 (13.07%) Software Engineering
17 20 (13.07%) Internet

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 10 (6.54%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.92%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.96%) Apache
4 1 (0.65%) CMS
4 1 (0.65%) nginx
4 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.31%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 29 (18.95%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (18.30%) Heroku
3 15 (9.80%) GitHub
4 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.31%) SaaS
5 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.07%) Internet
2 6 (3.92%) HTTP
3 2 (1.31%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.95%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (14.38%) MySQL
3 15 (9.80%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.23%) MongoDB
5 7 (4.58%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.61%) Redis
7 3 (1.96%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.31%) QlikView
8 2 (1.31%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 27 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 25 (16.34%) RSpec
3 12 (7.84%) Cucumber
4 11 (7.19%) Vagrant
5 9 (5.88%) Capybara
6 6 (3.92%) git-flow
6 6 (3.92%) JIRA
7 5 (3.27%) JUnit
7 5 (3.27%) Subversion
8 4 (2.61%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.31%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.65%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.65%) GitLab
10 1 (0.65%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.65%) Selenium
General
1 17 (11.11%) Games
2 8 (5.23%) Finance
3 7 (4.58%) Back Office
3 7 (4.58%) Publishing
4 6 (3.92%) Marketing
5 4 (2.61%) Electronics
5 4 (2.61%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.61%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.65%) Automotive
6 1 (0.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 80 (52.29%) HTML
3 77 (50.33%) CSS
4 37 (24.18%) AngularJS
5 27 (17.65%) React
6 25 (16.34%) REST
7 23 (15.03%) HTML5
8 22 (14.38%) jQuery
9 21 (13.73%) Ajax
9 21 (13.73%) Backbone.js
9 21 (13.73%) Web Services
10 18 (11.76%) Ember.js
11 17 (11.11%) CSS3
12 15 (9.80%) Sass
13 8 (5.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (4.58%) RESTful
14 7 (4.58%) Sinatra
15 5 (3.27%) Dropwizard
16 4 (2.61%) Node.js
16 4 (2.61%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.92%) User Experience
2 6 (3.92%) Visualisation
3 5 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.61%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (2.61%) Social Media
5 3 (1.96%) NHS
6 2 (1.31%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.31%) Online Games
7 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.65%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.65%) BBC
7 1 (0.65%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.65%) Fintech
7 1 (0.65%) iPad
7 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.50%) Linux
2 8 (5.23%) Unix
3 5 (3.27%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.31%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.65%) Android
5 1 (0.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (24.84%) TDD
3 36 (23.53%) BDD
4 25 (16.34%) OO
5 23 (15.03%) Web Development
6 21 (13.73%) Scrum
7 20 (13.07%) Software Engineering
8 13 (8.50%) Kanban
9 9 (5.88%) Automated Testing
9 9 (5.88%) Front End Development
9 9 (5.88%) Microservices
10 8 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (5.23%) Unit Testing
11 7 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (4.58%) Open Source
11 7 (4.58%) Scrum-ban
12 6 (3.92%) CRM
12 6 (3.92%) E-Commerce
12 6 (3.92%) Integration Testing
12 6 (3.92%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 153 (100.00%) Ruby
2 108 (70.59%) JavaScript
3 32 (20.92%) Java
4 18 (11.76%) Python
5 16 (10.46%) SQL
6 8 (5.23%) Go
7 5 (3.27%) Scala
8 2 (1.31%) PHP
8 2 (1.31%) R
9 1 (0.65%) Clojure
9 1 (0.65%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (7.19%) Degree
2 10 (6.54%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 27 (17.65%) Docker
2 8 (5.23%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (13.73%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.23%) Puppet
3 2 (1.31%) Capistrano
3 2 (1.31%) Terraform
4 1 (0.65%) Kibana
4 1 (0.65%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (3.92%) SAP
2 4 (2.61%) Facebook
3 3 (1.96%) Apigee
3 3 (1.96%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.31%) Tableau
4 2 (1.31%) VMware
5 1 (0.65%) Twitter
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Circa £500-600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago