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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 510 478 485
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 82 92 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 64 56
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £268 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £306
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -10.20%
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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 25 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 24 December 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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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 -44 74 £400 +14.28% 9
London +10 59 £425 +17.24% 7
North West -9 8 £350 +27.27% 1
Scotland - 5 £388 -
South East -29 4 £415 +22.96% 1
Surrey -4 3 £401 +18.88%
Manchester -16 3 £325 +18.18% 1
Glasgow - 3 £388 -
City of London -10 2 £500 +42.85% 3
East Midlands - 1 £313 -
Guildford - 1 - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
Leicester - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Slough - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
East of England - - - -

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 182 (100.00%) Ruby
1 182 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 84 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 70 (38.46%) TDD
4 68 (37.36%) HTML
5 67 (36.81%) CSS
6 45 (24.73%) BDD
7 43 (23.63%) Linux
8 36 (19.78%) jQuery
9 35 (19.23%) MySQL
10 27 (14.84%) Web Services
11 26 (14.29%) RSpec
12 25 (13.74%) Java
13 23 (12.64%) OO
13 23 (12.64%) Cucumber
14 22 (12.09%) HTML5
15 20 (10.99%) SQL
16 19 (10.44%) Scrum
17 17 (9.34%) Open Source
18 16 (8.79%) Heroku
18 16 (8.79%) Sinatra
18 16 (8.79%) MongoDB
19 15 (8.24%) E-Commerce
19 15 (8.24%) UNIX
20 14 (7.69%) Git (software)
20 14 (7.69%) CSS3
20 14 (7.69%) Sass
21 13 (7.14%) Backbone.js
22 12 (6.59%) AngularJS

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (5.49%) Apache
2 5 (2.75%) nginx
3 3 (1.65%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.10%) CMS
4 2 (1.10%) Node.js
5 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.55%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.55%) SugarCRM
5 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.79%) Heroku
2 9 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.85%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.65%) SaaS
6 2 (1.10%) GitHub
7 1 (0.55%) PaaS
7 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.85%) LDAP
2 6 (3.30%) Internet
3 4 (2.20%) HTTP
4 3 (1.65%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.55%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (19.23%) MySQL
2 16 (8.79%) MongoDB
3 12 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (4.95%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.85%) Redis
6 6 (3.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.65%) Big Data
7 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.10%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.55%) SimpleDB
9 1 (0.55%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.55%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.55%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 26 (14.29%) RSpec
2 23 (12.64%) Cucumber
3 14 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 10 (5.49%) Jasmine
5 3 (1.65%) Capybara
5 3 (1.65%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.65%) Hudson
6 2 (1.10%) RubyMine
6 2 (1.10%) Grunt
7 1 (0.55%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.55%) Sublime Text
7 1 (0.55%) Selenium
General
1 11 (6.04%) Advertising
2 10 (5.49%) Marketing
3 5 (2.75%) Finance
4 4 (2.20%) Games
5 2 (1.10%) Retail
5 2 (1.10%) Law
6 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.55%) Electronics
6 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.55%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.55%) Banking
6 1 (0.55%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 68 (37.36%) HTML
3 67 (36.81%) CSS
4 36 (19.78%) jQuery
5 27 (14.84%) Web Services
6 22 (12.09%) HTML5
7 16 (8.79%) Sinatra
8 14 (7.69%) CSS3
8 14 (7.69%) Sass
9 13 (7.14%) Backbone.js
10 12 (6.59%) AngularJS
10 12 (6.59%) RESTful
11 9 (4.95%) XHTML
12 8 (4.40%) J2EE
12 8 (4.40%) Ember.js
13 6 (3.30%) REST
13 6 (3.30%) OAuth
13 6 (3.30%) JSON
14 5 (2.75%) LAMP
14 5 (2.75%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.34%) Open Source
2 8 (4.40%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.85%) Mobile Payment
3 7 (3.85%) User Experience
4 6 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.30%) Social Media
5 5 (2.75%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.20%) Online Games
7 3 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.65%) Social Gaming
8 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.10%) E-Learning
8 2 (1.10%) Statistics
9 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.55%) iPhone
9 1 (0.55%) Life Science
9 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.55%) iPad
9 1 (0.55%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 43 (23.63%) Linux
2 15 (8.24%) UNIX
3 2 (1.10%) AIX
3 2 (1.10%) Solaris
3 2 (1.10%) Android
3 2 (1.10%) CentOS
3 2 (1.10%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.55%) Debian
4 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (38.46%) TDD
3 45 (24.73%) BDD
4 23 (12.64%) OO
5 19 (10.44%) Scrum
6 15 (8.24%) E-Commerce
7 11 (6.04%) Mentoring
8 10 (5.49%) MVC
9 7 (3.85%) DevOps
10 5 (2.75%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (2.75%) Web Development
11 4 (2.20%) WFM
11 4 (2.20%) Workflow
11 4 (2.20%) Software Engineering
12 3 (1.65%) Test Scripting
12 3 (1.65%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (1.65%) Time Management
12 3 (1.65%) Scalability Testing
12 3 (1.65%) OWASP
12 3 (1.65%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 182 (100.00%) Ruby
2 84 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 25 (13.74%) Java
4 20 (10.99%) SQL
5 12 (6.59%) Objective-C
5 12 (6.59%) C#
6 11 (6.04%) CoffeeScript
7 10 (5.49%) Bash Shell
8 9 (4.95%) Clojure
8 9 (4.95%) PHP
9 8 (4.40%) Python
9 8 (4.40%) Perl
10 1 (0.55%) R
10 1 (0.55%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 8 (4.40%) Degree
2 3 (1.65%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.10%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.10%) Varnish
1 2 (1.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (3.85%) Capistrano
2 5 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (1.65%) Oracle
2 2 (1.10%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.10%) Google
2 2 (1.10%) Facebook
2 2 (1.10%) Twitter
3 1 (0.55%) Adobe
3 1 (0.55%) Apple
3 1 (0.55%) SAP
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