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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 550 522 468
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -54
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 69 79 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.17% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 60 89
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £320 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.50

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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 28 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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 69 £350 -12.50% 29
London -28 31 £419 -4.28% 15
South East +9 14 £325 -17.46% 3
Yorkshire - 10 £319 - 4
South West - 10 £300 - 1
Hampshire - 8 £300 - 1
Bristol - 8 £275 -
Berkshire +5 5 £313 -19.35%
Leeds - 5 £325 - 1
South Yorkshire - 5 £313 - 3
West Yorkshire - 5 £325 - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £343 - 2
Reading - 4 £313 -
Basingstoke - 4 £350 - 1
Sheffield - 4 £319 - 1
City of London +38 3 £425 -15.00% 5
Bracknell - 3 £300 -
Andover - 3 £300 -
North West -24 2 £375 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £338 - 1
Swindon - 2 £338 -
Liverpool - 1 £375 -
Durham - 1 £275 -
Merseyside - 1 £375 -
Newbury - 1 £325 -
Cirencester - 1 £325 -
North East - 1 £275 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £325 -

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 147 (100.00%) Ruby
1 147 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 84 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 83 (56.46%) TDD
4 74 (50.34%) CSS
5 68 (46.26%) BDD
6 63 (42.86%) HTML
7 62 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
8 59 (40.14%) RSpec
9 46 (31.29%) Git (software)
10 35 (23.81%) Cucumber
10 35 (23.81%) Scrum
11 34 (23.13%) jQuery
12 33 (22.45%) Amazon AWS
13 32 (21.77%) Jenkins
14 31 (21.09%) Capistrano
15 28 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (19.05%) Web Services
16 26 (17.69%) RESTful
17 25 (17.01%) HTML5
17 25 (17.01%) Heroku
18 24 (16.33%) Capybara
19 23 (15.65%) GitHub
19 23 (15.65%) Kanban
20 22 (14.97%) Linux
20 22 (14.97%) AngularJS
21 21 (14.29%) CSS3
21 21 (14.29%) DevOps
22 20 (13.61%) Java
22 20 (13.61%) Web Development

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (6.80%) Apache
2 4 (2.72%) Confluence
3 3 (2.04%) nginx
4 2 (1.36%) Node.js
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (3.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) BigMachines
1 3 (2.04%) Eloqua
1 3 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 33 (22.45%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (17.01%) Heroku
3 23 (15.65%) GitHub
4 4 (2.72%) SaaS
5 3 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.68%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.88%) HTTP
2 5 (3.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.24%) MySQL
2 17 (11.56%) NoSQL
2 17 (11.56%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (10.88%) MongoDB
4 12 (8.16%) Redis
5 4 (2.72%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.04%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.36%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 59 (40.14%) RSpec
2 46 (31.29%) Git (software)
3 35 (23.81%) Cucumber
4 32 (21.77%) Jenkins
5 24 (16.33%) Capybara
6 14 (9.52%) git-flow
6 14 (9.52%) RubyGems
7 12 (8.16%) JIRA
8 8 (5.44%) Jasmine
9 4 (2.72%) Mocha
10 3 (2.04%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (2.04%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (1.36%) webpack
12 1 (0.68%) Grunt
12 1 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.68%) Yeoman
General
1 8 (5.44%) Marketing
2 7 (4.76%) Finance
3 3 (2.04%) Banking
3 3 (2.04%) Electronics
3 3 (2.04%) Games
3 3 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.36%) Law
5 1 (0.68%) Back Office
5 1 (0.68%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 74 (50.34%) CSS
3 63 (42.86%) HTML
4 34 (23.13%) jQuery
5 28 (19.05%) Web Services
6 26 (17.69%) RESTful
7 25 (17.01%) HTML5
8 22 (14.97%) AngularJS
9 21 (14.29%) CSS3
10 17 (11.56%) Sass
11 16 (10.88%) Sinatra
12 11 (7.48%) Backbone.js
13 9 (6.12%) .NET
13 9 (6.12%) Ember.js
14 8 (5.44%) Sidekiq
15 7 (4.76%) Phusion Passenger
15 7 (4.76%) React
15 7 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 6 (4.08%) ASP.NET
17 5 (3.40%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.72%) Social Media
2 4 (2.72%) User Experience
3 3 (2.04%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.04%) Online Games
4 2 (1.36%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.36%) iPad
4 2 (1.36%) iPhone
4 2 (1.36%) NHS
4 2 (1.36%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.36%) Telematics
5 1 (0.68%) Fintech
5 1 (0.68%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.97%) Linux
2 8 (5.44%) Ubuntu
3 3 (2.04%) Mac OS X
3 3 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.04%) Unix
4 2 (1.36%) AIX
4 2 (1.36%) Solaris
5 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (56.46%) TDD
2 68 (46.26%) BDD
3 62 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (23.81%) Scrum
5 28 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (15.65%) Kanban
7 21 (14.29%) DevOps
8 20 (13.61%) Web Development
9 16 (10.88%) Test Automation
10 14 (9.52%) API Design
10 14 (9.52%) Data Protection
11 10 (6.80%) Mentoring
12 9 (6.12%) Pair Programming
13 8 (5.44%) OO
13 8 (5.44%) Unit Testing
14 7 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (4.76%) E-Commerce
15 6 (4.08%) Front End Development
15 6 (4.08%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 147 (100.00%) Ruby
2 84 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 20 (13.61%) Java
4 12 (8.16%) CoffeeScript
5 11 (7.48%) SQL
6 6 (4.08%) Python
7 4 (2.72%) PHP
8 3 (2.04%) Apex Code
8 3 (2.04%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.36%) C#
9 2 (1.36%) ES6
10 1 (0.68%) Go
10 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (4.08%) Degree
2 2 (1.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (2.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (21.09%) Capistrano
2 18 (12.24%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (2.04%) Oracle
2 3 (2.04%) SAP
2 3 (2.04%) Siebel
3 2 (1.36%) Facebook
3 2 (1.36%) Google
3 2 (1.36%) Twitter
4 1 (0.68%) Akamai
South Yorkshire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Arrows Group
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
Sheffield
Mason Frank International
Posted: 12 days ago