The table below looks at the statistics for the Ruby on Rails Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 524 455 487
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 89 122 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 89 82
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £310 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -

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
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Ruby on Rails Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 October 2014.

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 29 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England -67 78 £425 +13.33% 11
London -49 54 £433 +15.33% 9
South East -11 13 £414 +10.33%
Scotland +1 8 £375 +7.14% 1
City of London -4 5 £401 +14.42% 4
Surrey -9 5 £433 +33.07%
East Midlands - 5 £425 -
Glasgow - 4 £375 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £363 - 1
Slough - 2 £375 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £363 - 1
East of England - 2 £363 - 1
Berkshire - 2 £375 -
North West -10 1 £210 - 1
Guildford -12 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Sheffield - - - -

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 218 (100.00%) Ruby
1 218 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 107 (49.08%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (42.66%) JavaScript
4 79 (36.24%) HTML
4 79 (36.24%) CSS
5 75 (34.40%) Linux
5 75 (34.40%) TDD
6 61 (27.98%) BDD
7 45 (20.64%) MySQL
8 44 (20.18%) jQuery
9 37 (16.97%) OO
10 36 (16.51%) HTML5
11 34 (15.60%) Open Source
12 33 (15.14%) CSS3
13 32 (14.68%) Java
14 31 (14.22%) RSpec
15 28 (12.84%) Cucumber
15 28 (12.84%) SQL
16 26 (11.93%) Git (software)
17 24 (11.01%) Scrum
18 22 (10.09%) Web Services
19 21 (9.63%) MVC
19 21 (9.63%) RESTful
20 19 (8.72%) Backbone.js
21 16 (7.34%) PHP
22 15 (6.88%) E-Commerce
22 15 (6.88%) Games
22 15 (6.88%) WFM
22 15 (6.88%) Degree

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 14 (6.42%) Apache
2 11 (5.05%) CMS
3 4 (1.83%) nginx
4 3 (1.38%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.92%) GlassFish
5 2 (0.92%) Node.js
6 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.46%) WordPress
6 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.46%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.92%) MS Office
2 2 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.92%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.21%) Heroku
3 5 (2.29%) GitHub
4 4 (1.83%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.38%) SaaS
6 2 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.29%) HTTP
1 5 (2.29%) Internet
2 4 (1.83%) LDAP
3 3 (1.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.46%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.46%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (20.64%) MySQL
2 15 (6.88%) MongoDB
3 11 (5.05%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.67%) Redis
4 8 (3.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.83%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.92%) MS Access
7 2 (0.92%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.92%) Big Data
8 1 (0.46%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.46%) SimpleDB
8 1 (0.46%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 31 (14.22%) RSpec
2 28 (12.84%) Cucumber
3 26 (11.93%) Git (software)
4 14 (6.42%) Jasmine
5 7 (3.21%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.29%) Capybara
6 5 (2.29%) Hudson
7 3 (1.38%) Subversion
7 3 (1.38%) Selenium
8 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.46%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.46%) Sublime Text
General
1 15 (6.88%) Games
2 10 (4.59%) Retail
3 8 (3.67%) Finance
4 6 (2.75%) Marketing
5 5 (2.29%) Advertising
6 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.92%) Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.46%) Back Office
8 1 (0.46%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 79 (36.24%) HTML
2 79 (36.24%) CSS
3 44 (20.18%) jQuery
4 36 (16.51%) HTML5
5 33 (15.14%) CSS3
6 22 (10.09%) Web Services
7 21 (9.63%) RESTful
8 19 (8.72%) Backbone.js
9 14 (6.42%) Ember.js
9 14 (6.42%) LAMP
9 14 (6.42%) Sinatra
10 10 (4.59%) XHTML
10 10 (4.59%) Sass
11 7 (3.21%) J2EE
12 6 (2.75%) JSON
12 6 (2.75%) AngularJS
13 5 (2.29%) OAuth
13 5 (2.29%) Haml
13 5 (2.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.60%) Open Source
2 10 (4.59%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.13%) Online Games
3 9 (4.13%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.21%) User Experience
5 5 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.83%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.38%) Social Media
7 3 (1.38%) Social Gaming
8 2 (0.92%) iPad
8 2 (0.92%) iPhone
8 2 (0.92%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.92%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.92%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.46%) Life Science
9 1 (0.46%) DTV
9 1 (0.46%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.46%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 75 (34.40%) Linux
2 14 (6.42%) UNIX
3 8 (3.67%) AIX
3 8 (3.67%) Solaris
3 8 (3.67%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.83%) CentOS
5 2 (0.92%) Android
5 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.46%) Debian
6 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (49.08%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (34.40%) TDD
3 61 (27.98%) BDD
4 37 (16.97%) OO
5 24 (11.01%) Scrum
6 21 (9.63%) MVC
7 15 (6.88%) E-Commerce
7 15 (6.88%) WFM
8 13 (5.96%) Mentoring
9 12 (5.50%) Test Scripting
9 12 (5.50%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (5.50%) Product Management
10 11 (5.05%) Web Development
11 10 (4.59%) Pair Programming
12 8 (3.67%) Kanban
13 6 (2.75%) Workflow
14 5 (2.29%) Web Application Development
14 5 (2.29%) Performance Tuning
14 5 (2.29%) DevOps
15 4 (1.83%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 218 (100.00%) Ruby
2 93 (42.66%) JavaScript
3 32 (14.68%) Java
4 28 (12.84%) SQL
5 16 (7.34%) PHP
6 14 (6.42%) C#
6 14 (6.42%) Objective-C
6 14 (6.42%) CoffeeScript
7 8 (3.67%) Perl
7 8 (3.67%) Python
8 7 (3.21%) Bash Shell
8 7 (3.21%) Clojure
9 4 (1.83%) C++
10 3 (1.38%) C
10 3 (1.38%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.92%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.92%) VB
11 2 (0.92%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.46%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 15 (6.88%) Degree
2 7 (3.21%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.92%) WAI
Systems Management
1 12 (5.50%) Capistrano
2 3 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (2.75%) Oracle
2 3 (1.38%) Twitter
3 2 (0.92%) Perforce
3 2 (0.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (0.92%) Facebook
4 1 (0.46%) Adobe
4 1 (0.46%) SAP
4 1 (0.46%) Capita
4 1 (0.46%) Rackspace
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