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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 511 480 443
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 94 101 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.21% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 75 87
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
50225 48710 42844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.47% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31072 30211 24612
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1971 1993 2105
Average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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 26 May 2015.

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 19 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 26 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 85 £400 +6.66% 33
London +2 65 £425 +13.33% 17
Wales - 9 £350 -
North West -19 8 £400 +14.28% 1
West Yorkshire -8 7 £450 - 5
Leeds -11 7 £450 - 5
Yorkshire -12 7 £450 - 7
Cheshire - 5 £400 -
South East -10 3 £425 - 2
Manchester -17 3 £315 -10.00% 1
City of London -3 2 £413 +3.12% 5
Surrey - 2 £425 - 1
East of England - 2 £425 - 4
Stockport - 2 £335 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £425 - 4
Cambridge - 2 £425 - 4
Berkshire -1 1 £425 +6.25%
Cardiff - 1 £350 -
South Wales - 1 £350 -

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

1 163 (100.00%) Ruby
1 163 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 79 (48.47%) JavaScript
3 69 (42.33%) CSS
4 62 (38.04%) HTML
5 56 (34.36%) TDD
6 55 (33.74%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (26.38%) RSpec
8 30 (18.40%) BDD
9 29 (17.79%) HTML5
10 28 (17.18%) Amazon AWS
11 27 (16.56%) jQuery
12 26 (15.95%) MySQL
13 25 (15.34%) Heroku
14 24 (14.72%) E-Commerce
15 23 (14.11%) Git (software)
16 22 (13.50%) Amazon EC2
17 18 (11.04%) Puppet
17 18 (11.04%) Sinatra
18 17 (10.43%) CSS3
19 16 (9.82%) SQL
19 16 (9.82%) Linux
19 16 (9.82%) PostgreSQL
20 14 (8.59%) Web Services
20 14 (8.59%) REST
20 14 (8.59%) RESTful
21 13 (7.98%) Cucumber
21 13 (7.98%) AngularJS
21 13 (7.98%) Marketing
22 12 (7.36%) OO

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 8 (4.91%) nginx
2 6 (3.68%) Apache Solr
3 4 (2.45%) Apache
4 2 (1.23%) Node.js
5 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.61%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.18%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (15.34%) Heroku
3 22 (13.50%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (6.75%) GitHub
5 9 (5.52%) Amazon S3
6 8 (4.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.95%) MySQL
2 16 (9.82%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (4.91%) Redis
4 5 (3.07%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.45%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.23%) Big Data
6 2 (1.23%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 43 (26.38%) RSpec
2 23 (14.11%) Git (software)
3 13 (7.98%) Cucumber
4 8 (4.91%) Jasmine
5 4 (2.45%) Grunt
6 2 (1.23%) Capybara
7 1 (0.61%) Subversion
7 1 (0.61%) Selenium
General
1 13 (7.98%) Marketing
2 6 (3.68%) Finance
3 5 (3.07%) Retail
4 4 (2.45%) Advertising
5 3 (1.84%) Games
6 2 (1.23%) Publishing
6 2 (1.23%) Law
7 1 (0.61%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 69 (42.33%) CSS
3 62 (38.04%) HTML
4 29 (17.79%) HTML5
5 27 (16.56%) jQuery
6 18 (11.04%) Sinatra
7 17 (10.43%) CSS3
8 14 (8.59%) REST
8 14 (8.59%) RESTful
8 14 (8.59%) Web Services
9 13 (7.98%) AngularJS
10 9 (5.52%) Memcached
11 5 (3.07%) Grails
11 5 (3.07%) Semantic HTML
11 5 (3.07%) Sass
12 3 (1.84%) Backbone.js
13 2 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (1.23%) React
13 2 (1.23%) Browserify
13 2 (1.23%) Meteor
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.52%) Statistics
2 8 (4.91%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.07%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.84%) Online Games
5 2 (1.23%) Social Gaming
6 1 (0.61%) NHS
6 1 (0.61%) BBC
6 1 (0.61%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.82%) Linux
2 5 (3.07%) UNIX
3 3 (1.84%) Android
4 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (34.36%) TDD
2 55 (33.74%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (18.40%) BDD
4 24 (14.72%) E-Commerce
5 12 (7.36%) OO
6 11 (6.75%) Mentoring
7 8 (4.91%) Open Source
7 8 (4.91%) Software Engineering
7 8 (4.91%) Web Development
7 8 (4.91%) OOD
7 8 (4.91%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (4.29%) Scrum
9 6 (3.68%) MVC
10 5 (3.07%) Project Management
10 5 (3.07%) Web Application Development
11 4 (2.45%) Kanban
11 4 (2.45%) DevOps
11 4 (2.45%) Pair Programming
11 4 (2.45%) Test Scripting
12 3 (1.84%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 163 (100.00%) Ruby
2 79 (48.47%) JavaScript
3 16 (9.82%) SQL
4 5 (3.07%) Go
5 4 (2.45%) CoffeeScript
6 3 (1.84%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.61%) Clojure
7 1 (0.61%) Java
7 1 (0.61%) VB
7 1 (0.61%) Python
7 1 (0.61%) PHP
7 1 (0.61%) RubyMotion
Qualifications
1 9 (5.52%) Degree
2 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (11.04%) Puppet
2 9 (5.52%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (5.52%) Capistrano
3 3 (1.84%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.61%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (4.29%) Rackspace
2 2 (1.23%) Google
3 1 (0.61%) SaltStack
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.61%) Apple
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