The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 465 444 517
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +73
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 128 124 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.26% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 102 50
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£388 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £473 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 25 July 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 30 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 25 July 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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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 -24 124 £388 -3.12% 18
London -6 83 £400 - 11
South East +3 17 £388 -29.54% 4
Buckinghamshire - 12 £388 - 2
North West - 10 £375 - 1
Manchester - 10 £375 - 1
City of London +9 7 £350 -12.50% 2
South West -24 4 £350 -
Surrey -1 3 £464 +45.00%
Milton Keynes - 3 - - 1
Yorkshire +5 1 - -
East of England -28 1 £400 +23.07% 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £325 -
North East - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £450 -
Brighton - 1 £375 -
East Sussex - 1 £375 -
Hampshire - 1 £450 -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
South Yorkshire - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 214 (100.00%) Ruby
1 214 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 81 (37.85%) JavaScript
3 79 (36.92%) Linux
4 72 (33.64%) HTML
5 67 (31.31%) CSS
6 65 (30.37%) TDD
7 57 (26.64%) BDD
8 56 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (21.96%) Open Source
10 42 (19.63%) jQuery
11 40 (18.69%) HTML5
12 36 (16.82%) CSS3
12 36 (16.82%) OO
13 35 (16.36%) MySQL
14 27 (12.62%) Java
14 27 (12.62%) Git (software)
15 21 (9.81%) SQL
16 19 (8.88%) Web Services
16 19 (8.88%) Degree
16 19 (8.88%) RSpec
17 18 (8.41%) Cucumber
18 17 (7.94%) CMS
18 17 (7.94%) Games
18 17 (7.94%) PHP
19 16 (7.48%) Scrum
19 16 (7.48%) RESTful
20 15 (7.01%) WFM
20 15 (7.01%) Pair Programming
20 15 (7.01%) MVC

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 17 (7.94%) CMS
2 13 (6.07%) Apache
3 3 (1.40%) Alfresco
3 3 (1.40%) Node.js
4 2 (0.93%) nginx
4 2 (0.93%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (1.40%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.93%) MS Office
2 2 (0.93%) GIMP
3 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.34%) GitHub
3 3 (1.40%) SaaS
3 3 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.93%) Heroku
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.14%) LDAP
2 3 (1.40%) HTTP
3 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.36%) MySQL
2 8 (3.74%) Redis
3 7 (3.27%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (3.27%) NoSQL
3 7 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.34%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.93%) MS Access
6 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.47%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.47%) SimpleDB
6 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (12.62%) Git (software)
2 19 (8.88%) RSpec
3 18 (8.41%) Cucumber
4 9 (4.21%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.74%) Jasmine
5 8 (3.74%) Subversion
6 5 (2.34%) Hudson
7 4 (1.87%) Capybara
8 3 (1.40%) RubyMine
8 3 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.93%) Selenium
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.47%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.47%) QUnit
General
1 17 (7.94%) Games
2 11 (5.14%) Finance
3 10 (4.67%) Retail
4 6 (2.80%) Marketing
4 6 (2.80%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.87%) Banking
6 2 (0.93%) Advertising
7 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.47%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 72 (33.64%) HTML
3 67 (31.31%) CSS
4 42 (19.63%) jQuery
5 40 (18.69%) HTML5
6 36 (16.82%) CSS3
7 19 (8.88%) Web Services
8 16 (7.48%) RESTful
9 13 (6.07%) Sass
10 12 (5.61%) Sinatra
10 12 (5.61%) OAuth
11 11 (5.14%) OAuth2
11 11 (5.14%) Backbone.js
11 11 (5.14%) LAMP
12 7 (3.27%) Ajax
12 7 (3.27%) .NET
12 7 (3.27%) Ember.js
13 6 (2.80%) XML
14 5 (2.34%) JSON
14 5 (2.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 47 (21.96%) Open Source
2 10 (4.67%) Computer Science
2 10 (4.67%) Online Games
3 7 (3.27%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.87%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.93%) iPhone
5 2 (0.93%) iPad
5 2 (0.93%) Social Gaming
5 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.93%) E-Learning
5 2 (0.93%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.47%) Social Media
6 1 (0.47%) Online Gambling
6 1 (0.47%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 79 (36.92%) Linux
2 9 (4.21%) Mac OS X
2 9 (4.21%) AIX
2 9 (4.21%) Solaris
3 2 (0.93%) UNIX
3 2 (0.93%) Android
3 2 (0.93%) CentOS
3 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (30.37%) TDD
2 57 (26.64%) BDD
3 56 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (16.82%) OO
5 16 (7.48%) Scrum
6 15 (7.01%) Pair Programming
6 15 (7.01%) MVC
6 15 (7.01%) WFM
7 12 (5.61%) E-Commerce
8 11 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (4.67%) Test Scripting
9 10 (4.67%) Product Management
10 9 (4.21%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (4.21%) Software Engineering
10 9 (4.21%) Web Development
10 9 (4.21%) Workflow
11 8 (3.74%) Web Design
12 6 (2.80%) Kanban
13 5 (2.34%) OOD
13 5 (2.34%) Active Record
Programming Languages
1 214 (100.00%) Ruby
2 81 (37.85%) JavaScript
3 27 (12.62%) Java
4 21 (9.81%) SQL
5 17 (7.94%) PHP
6 12 (5.61%) C#
6 12 (5.61%) Objective-C
7 8 (3.74%) CoffeeScript
8 5 (2.34%) Python
9 4 (1.87%) C++
9 4 (1.87%) C
10 3 (1.40%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.93%) VB
11 2 (0.93%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.93%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.93%) Clojure
12 1 (0.47%) Erlang
12 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.47%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (8.88%) Degree
2 9 (4.21%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (4.67%) Capistrano
2 2 (0.93%) Puppet
2 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.47%) Graylog2
Vendors
1 3 (1.40%) Oracle
2 2 (0.93%) Perforce
3 1 (0.47%) VMware
3 1 (0.47%) Capita
3 1 (0.47%) Google
3 1 (0.47%) Akamai
3 1 (0.47%) Twitter
3 1 (0.47%) Rackspace
3 1 (0.47%) New Relic
3 1 (0.47%) Adobe
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Rate: COMPETITIVE RATES
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago