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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
UK
Rank 542 562 529
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 66 66 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 55 67
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
43026 49406 49767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28072 31841 30661
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1547 1650 1932
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 February 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 18 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 February 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 +32 65 £425 +21.42% 31
London +49 59 £425 +13.33% 21
City of London -6 2 £400 +3.22% 4
North West +21 1 £313 -16.66% 2
South East +12 1 £350 +7.69% 3
Basingstoke +12 1 £350 -12.50%
Manchester +11 1 £313 -
Yorkshire +8 1 - - 4
Hampshire +4 1 £350 +16.66% 2
Sheffield -2 1 - -
South Yorkshire -3 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £425 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £425 -
Edinburgh - 1 £365 -
Scotland - 1 £365 -

Ruby on Rails Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 143 (100.00%) Ruby
1 143 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 95 (66.43%) JavaScript
3 72 (50.35%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (44.06%) HTML
5 61 (42.66%) CSS
6 42 (29.37%) TDD
7 34 (23.78%) BDD
7 34 (23.78%) Java
8 28 (19.58%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (18.18%) OO
9 26 (18.18%) AngularJS
9 26 (18.18%) Docker
10 24 (16.78%) React
11 23 (16.08%) MySQL
11 23 (16.08%) Git (software)
11 23 (16.08%) Amazon AWS
11 23 (16.08%) Heroku
12 22 (15.38%) HTML5
13 21 (14.69%) REST
13 21 (14.69%) RSpec
13 21 (14.69%) Web Development
14 19 (13.29%) Games
15 18 (12.59%) CSS3
16 17 (11.89%) Software Engineering
16 17 (11.89%) Scrum
16 17 (11.89%) Internet
17 16 (11.19%) Python
17 16 (11.19%) SQL
17 16 (11.19%) Web Services

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 9 (6.29%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (4.20%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.10%) CMS
4 1 (0.70%) Apache
4 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (2.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.40%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 23 (16.08%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (16.08%) Heroku
2 13 (9.09%) GitHub
3 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.40%) SaaS
4 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.89%) Internet
2 6 (4.20%) HTTP
3 3 (2.10%) Network Security
4 1 (0.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.58%) PostgreSQL
2 23 (16.08%) MySQL
3 12 (8.39%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.90%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.90%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.80%) Redis
6 2 (1.40%) QlikView
6 2 (1.40%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.40%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 23 (16.08%) Git (software)
2 21 (14.69%) RSpec
3 8 (5.59%) Cucumber
3 8 (5.59%) Vagrant
4 7 (4.90%) Capybara
5 6 (4.20%) git-flow
6 5 (3.50%) JIRA
6 5 (3.50%) JUnit
6 5 (3.50%) Subversion
7 2 (1.40%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.70%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.70%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.70%) GitLab
8 1 (0.70%) Selenium
General
1 19 (13.29%) Games
2 8 (5.59%) Finance
3 7 (4.90%) Back Office
4 6 (4.20%) Marketing
4 6 (4.20%) Publishing
5 4 (2.80%) Electronics
5 4 (2.80%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 63 (44.06%) HTML
3 61 (42.66%) CSS
4 26 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 24 (16.78%) React
6 22 (15.38%) HTML5
7 21 (14.69%) REST
8 18 (12.59%) CSS3
9 16 (11.19%) Ajax
9 16 (11.19%) Web Services
10 15 (10.49%) Backbone.js
11 14 (9.79%) Ember.js
11 14 (9.79%) jQuery
11 14 (9.79%) Sass
12 6 (4.20%) RESTful
13 5 (3.50%) Dropwizard
13 5 (3.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (2.80%) LESS
14 4 (2.80%) RabbitMQ
14 4 (2.80%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.90%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.80%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (2.80%) Social Media
3 4 (2.80%) User Experience
4 3 (2.10%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.10%) NHS
5 2 (1.40%) Online Games
6 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.70%) Fintech
6 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.90%) Linux
1 7 (4.90%) Unix
2 5 (3.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (50.35%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (29.37%) TDD
3 34 (23.78%) BDD
4 26 (18.18%) OO
5 21 (14.69%) Web Development
6 17 (11.89%) Scrum
6 17 (11.89%) Software Engineering
7 11 (7.69%) Microservices
8 10 (6.99%) Kanban
9 8 (5.59%) Automated Testing
10 7 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (4.90%) CRM
10 7 (4.90%) Open Source
10 7 (4.90%) Scrum-ban
10 7 (4.90%) Unit Testing
11 6 (4.20%) DevOps
11 6 (4.20%) Front End Development
11 6 (4.20%) Integration Testing
12 5 (3.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 143 (100.00%) Ruby
2 95 (66.43%) JavaScript
3 34 (23.78%) Java
4 16 (11.19%) Python
4 16 (11.19%) SQL
5 12 (8.39%) Go
6 5 (3.50%) Scala
7 3 (2.10%) PHP
8 2 (1.40%) R
9 1 (0.70%) Clojure
9 1 (0.70%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (5.59%) Degree
1 8 (5.59%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 26 (18.18%) Docker
2 7 (4.90%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (11.19%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.59%) Puppet
3 2 (1.40%) Terraform
4 1 (0.70%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 6 (4.20%) SAP
2 4 (2.80%) Facebook
3 3 (2.10%) Apigee
3 3 (2.10%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.40%) Tableau
4 2 (1.40%) VMware
5 1 (0.70%) Twitter
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