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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 570 572 454
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -118
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 90 102 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.18% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.19% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 83 131
Median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
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
51171 54063 51068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.76% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33246 34265 30949
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 2016 2062
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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 29 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 27 July 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 -12 90 £425 -5.55% 35
London +12 61 £425 -5.55% 25
City of London +61 15 £450 -2.70% 2
South East +6 9 £450 +5.88% 8
South West +8 8 £340 -2.85%
Hampshire +9 7 £400 -5.88% 3
Bristol +4 6 £350 -
Yorkshire -7 4 £425 -5.55% 1
Leeds -8 3 £425 -5.55% 1
West Yorkshire -10 3 £425 -5.55% 1
East of England +19 2 £488 +14.70%
Surrey +1 2 £450 +5.88% 3
North West -16 2 £413 +23.13% 1
Woking - 2 £450 - 3
Hertfordshire - 2 £488 -
Devon - 2 £213 -
Cheshire +3 1 £413 +3.12%
Farnborough +2 1 £400 -
Liverpool -6 1 £413 -
Merseyside -6 1 £413 -
West Midlands -38 1 £313 -16.66%
East Midlands - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £313 -
Shropshire - 1 £313 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Widnes - 1 £413 -
Warrington - 1 £413 -
St Helens - 1 £413 -
Nottingham - 1 - -

Ruby on Rails Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 146 (100.00%) Ruby
1 146 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 92 (63.01%) JavaScript
3 64 (43.84%) CSS
4 62 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (41.78%) HTML
6 51 (34.93%) TDD
7 31 (21.23%) Web Development
8 30 (20.55%) HTML5
9 23 (15.75%) BDD
9 23 (15.75%) CSS3
10 22 (15.07%) Java
11 20 (13.70%) Amazon AWS
12 19 (13.01%) RSpec
12 19 (13.01%) MySQL
12 19 (13.01%) Linux
13 18 (12.33%) OO
14 17 (11.64%) Unix
14 17 (11.64%) Scrum
14 17 (11.64%) Mobile App
15 16 (10.96%) MVC
15 16 (10.96%) Finance
16 15 (10.27%) jQuery
16 15 (10.27%) AngularJS
16 15 (10.27%) Git (software)
17 14 (9.59%) NoSQL
17 14 (9.59%) PostgreSQL
17 14 (9.59%) SQL
18 13 (8.90%) Python
18 13 (8.90%) Heroku

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 (4.79%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.37%) nginx
2 2 (1.37%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.68%) Apache
3 1 (0.68%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.68%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.68%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.70%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (8.90%) Heroku
3 8 (5.48%) SaaS
4 4 (2.74%) GitHub
4 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.05%) IaaS
5 3 (2.05%) PaaS
6 2 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.68%) Google Play
7 1 (0.68%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.79%) HTTP
2 3 (2.05%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) DNS
3 1 (0.68%) Network Security
3 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.01%) MySQL
2 14 (9.59%) NoSQL
2 14 (9.59%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (8.22%) MongoDB
4 9 (6.16%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.11%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.42%) Redis
7 4 (2.74%) MariaDB
7 4 (2.74%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (13.01%) RSpec
2 15 (10.27%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.11%) Cucumber
4 5 (3.42%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.74%) Subversion
6 3 (2.05%) Capybara
6 3 (2.05%) git-flow
6 3 (2.05%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.05%) JUnit
6 3 (2.05%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (2.05%) Mocha
7 2 (1.37%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.37%) Selenium
7 2 (1.37%) webpack
8 1 (0.68%) GitLab
8 1 (0.68%) JIRA
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.68%) Travis CI
General
1 16 (10.96%) Finance
2 8 (5.48%) Banking
3 6 (4.11%) Legal
3 6 (4.11%) Marketing
4 5 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.37%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 64 (43.84%) CSS
3 61 (41.78%) HTML
4 30 (20.55%) HTML5
5 23 (15.75%) CSS3
6 15 (10.27%) AngularJS
6 15 (10.27%) jQuery
7 11 (7.53%) Sass
8 10 (6.85%) .NET
9 9 (6.16%) REST
10 7 (4.79%) ASP.NET
10 7 (4.79%) Web Services
11 6 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (4.11%) React
11 6 (4.11%) Sidekiq
12 5 (3.42%) .NET Framework
12 5 (3.42%) Node.js
13 4 (2.74%) Backbone.js
13 4 (2.74%) Haml
13 4 (2.74%) Resque
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.64%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.48%) Algorithms
3 4 (2.74%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.74%) User Experience
4 3 (2.05%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.37%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.37%) Social Media
6 1 (0.68%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.68%) BBC
6 1 (0.68%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.68%) Fintech
6 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.68%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (0.68%) NHS
6 1 (0.68%) Online Games
6 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.68%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.01%) Linux
2 17 (11.64%) Unix
3 10 (6.85%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.74%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.05%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.37%) Windows
7 1 (0.68%) Android
7 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (34.93%) TDD
3 31 (21.23%) Web Development
4 23 (15.75%) BDD
5 18 (12.33%) OO
6 17 (11.64%) Scrum
7 16 (10.96%) MVC
8 12 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (7.53%) Software Engineering
9 11 (7.53%) Unit Testing
10 10 (6.85%) DevOps
10 10 (6.85%) Front End Development
10 10 (6.85%) Pair Programming
11 8 (5.48%) ETL
12 7 (4.79%) Migration
13 6 (4.11%) Automated Testing
13 6 (4.11%) E-Commerce
13 6 (4.11%) OOP
13 6 (4.11%) Responsive Web Design
13 6 (4.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 146 (100.00%) Ruby
2 92 (63.01%) JavaScript
3 22 (15.07%) Java
4 14 (9.59%) SQL
5 13 (8.90%) Python
6 8 (5.48%) PHP
7 7 (4.79%) C#
8 6 (4.11%) C
8 6 (4.11%) C++
9 5 (3.42%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.74%) Go
10 4 (2.74%) Scala
11 3 (2.05%) ES6
11 3 (2.05%) Perl
12 1 (0.68%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.68%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.68%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 10 (6.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.11%) Degree
3 5 (3.42%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.68%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.37%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.68%) GCP
System Software
1 3 (2.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.37%) Capistrano
2 2 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (4.11%) Oracle
1 6 (4.11%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (2.05%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.37%) SAP
4 1 (0.68%) Apple
4 1 (0.68%) Facebook
4 1 (0.68%) Google
4 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.68%) Siebel
West London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Knowit
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £425 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago