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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 549 486 450
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 79 129 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 103 103
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
52752 50560 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.47% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33520 30690 27691
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1927 2009 2145
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 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 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 30 July 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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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 -88 67 £450 +16.12% 13
London -48 37 £450 +12.50% 6
North West -16 13 £335 -10.66% 3
Wales - 10 £350 -
West Yorkshire -16 9 £450 -
Yorkshire -20 9 £450 -
Leeds -21 9 £450 -
Liverpool - 6 - -
Merseyside - 6 - -
South East -27 4 £425 +9.67% 1
East of England +4 3 £425 +6.25%
Manchester -20 3 £315 -16.00% 1
Cambridge - 3 £425 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £425 -
City of London -13 2 £425 +30.76% 1
Stockport - 2 £335 -
Scotland 0 1 £425 +30.76%
Hampshire -1 1 - -
East Sussex -3 1 - -
Surrey -6 1 £425 -8.40%
Brighton -12 1 - -
Tyne and Wear -22 1 £363 -
North East -24 1 £363 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 1 £363 -
Reading - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £425 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £400 -
Farnborough - 1 - -

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 162 (100.00%) Ruby
1 162 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 78 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 67 (41.36%) CSS
4 66 (40.74%) TDD
5 62 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (38.27%) HTML
6 43 (26.54%) RSpec
7 42 (25.93%) BDD
8 32 (19.75%) MySQL
9 30 (18.52%) HTML5
10 28 (17.28%) Git (software)
11 27 (16.67%) E-Commerce
12 23 (14.20%) Amazon AWS
13 22 (13.58%) Sinatra
14 18 (11.11%) Heroku
14 18 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
14 18 (11.11%) SQL
15 17 (10.49%) jQuery
16 16 (9.88%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (9.88%) GitHub
17 15 (9.26%) Capistrano
18 14 (8.64%) Cucumber
18 14 (8.64%) CSS3
18 14 (8.64%) Marketing
19 13 (8.02%) Puppet
19 13 (8.02%) RESTful
20 12 (7.41%) Web Development
21 11 (6.79%) OO
21 11 (6.79%) Continuous Integration

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (2.47%) nginx
2 3 (1.85%) Apache
3 2 (1.23%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.23%) Node.js
4 1 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.62%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.20%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (11.11%) Heroku
2 18 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (9.88%) GitHub
4 9 (5.56%) SaaS
4 9 (5.56%) Amazon S3
5 5 (3.09%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.62%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.75%) MySQL
2 16 (9.88%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (4.94%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.70%) Redis
5 2 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.62%) Big Data
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 43 (26.54%) RSpec
2 28 (17.28%) Git (software)
3 14 (8.64%) Cucumber
4 8 (4.94%) Jasmine
5 7 (4.32%) Subversion
6 3 (1.85%) Capybara
7 1 (0.62%) JIRA
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
General
1 14 (8.64%) Marketing
2 9 (5.56%) Retail
3 7 (4.32%) Finance
4 3 (1.85%) Games
5 2 (1.23%) Publishing
6 1 (0.62%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 67 (41.36%) CSS
3 62 (38.27%) HTML
4 30 (18.52%) HTML5
5 22 (13.58%) Sinatra
6 17 (10.49%) jQuery
7 14 (8.64%) CSS3
8 13 (8.02%) RESTful
9 11 (6.79%) REST
9 11 (6.79%) AngularJS
10 9 (5.56%) Web Services
11 7 (4.32%) Backbone.js
12 6 (3.70%) Memcached
13 5 (3.09%) Sass
14 4 (2.47%) Ember.js
15 3 (1.85%) Semantic HTML
15 3 (1.85%) Haml
16 2 (1.23%) Grails
16 2 (1.23%) .NET
16 2 (1.23%) Meteor
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.17%) User Experience
2 8 (4.94%) Statistics
3 7 (4.32%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.09%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.85%) Online Games
6 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.23%) Social Gaming
7 1 (0.62%) NHS
7 1 (0.62%) BBC
7 1 (0.62%) iPhone
7 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.62%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.17%) Linux
2 3 (1.85%) Android
2 3 (1.85%) UNIX
3 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (40.74%) TDD
2 62 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (25.93%) BDD
4 27 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 12 (7.41%) Web Development
6 11 (6.79%) OO
6 11 (6.79%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (6.17%) Mentoring
8 9 (5.56%) SDLC
8 9 (5.56%) Waterfall
8 9 (5.56%) MVC
9 8 (4.94%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (4.94%) Software Engineering
10 7 (4.32%) OOD
10 7 (4.32%) Open Source
11 5 (3.09%) Analytics
11 5 (3.09%) Pair Programming
11 5 (3.09%) Unit Testing
12 4 (2.47%) Test Scripting
12 4 (2.47%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 162 (100.00%) Ruby
2 78 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 18 (11.11%) SQL
4 5 (3.09%) CoffeeScript
4 5 (3.09%) Go
5 2 (1.23%) Java
5 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.62%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.62%) Python
6 1 (0.62%) PHP
6 1 (0.62%) RubyMotion
Qualifications
1 7 (4.32%) Degree
2 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (9.26%) Capistrano
2 13 (8.02%) Puppet
3 5 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.62%) Ansible
4 1 (0.62%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (4.32%) Rackspace
2 5 (3.09%) New Relic
2 5 (3.09%) Google
3 3 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle
5 1 (0.62%) Siebel
5 1 (0.62%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.62%) Nokia
5 1 (0.62%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.62%) SaltStack
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