The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Ruby on Rails Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 553 575 537
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 71 71 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 66 86
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £313 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
46813 52482 53624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.79% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30599 33429 33859
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2038 2200
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Ruby on Rails Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Ruby on Rails Developer in the job title.

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 4 December 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 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 69 £438 +9.37% 30
London +8 53 £438 - 19
South East +16 6 £450 +50.00% 2
South West +15 5 £363 +45.00% 1
Surrey - 5 £450 -
Worcestershire - 4 £363 -
West Midlands - 4 £363 - 1
Worcester - 4 £363 -
Bristol +8 3 £363 +45.00%
Woking - 3 £450 -
Scotland +14 2 - - 1
City of London -8 2 £375 -11.76% 5
Edinburgh - 2 - - 1
Bath - 2 - -
Somerset - 2 - -
Berkshire +6 1 £375 +25.00%
East of England +4 1 £500 +17.64% 1
Reading +1 1 £375 +25.00%
Hertfordshire - 1 £500 - 1

Ruby on Rails Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Ruby on Rails Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Ruby on Rails Developer in the job title.

1 154 (100.00%) Ruby
1 154 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 115 (74.68%) JavaScript
3 80 (51.95%) HTML
4 79 (51.30%) CSS
5 58 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (27.27%) AngularJS
7 33 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
7 33 (21.43%) BDD
8 32 (20.78%) Heroku
9 28 (18.18%) HTML5
9 28 (18.18%) TDD
9 28 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
10 27 (17.53%) Java
11 26 (16.88%) RSpec
11 26 (16.88%) React
11 26 (16.88%) REST
12 25 (16.23%) Web Development
13 24 (15.58%) Software Engineering
13 24 (15.58%) MySQL
14 23 (14.94%) Web Services
14 23 (14.94%) Git (software)
15 22 (14.29%) Python
16 21 (13.64%) CSS3
16 21 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
17 20 (12.99%) NoSQL
17 20 (12.99%) Backbone.js
17 20 (12.99%) Internet
17 20 (12.99%) Ajax
18 19 (12.34%) jQuery

Ruby on Rails Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (5.19%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.30%) Apache
4 1 (0.65%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.30%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 33 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (20.78%) Heroku
3 11 (7.14%) GitHub
4 6 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.90%) SaaS
5 2 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.65%) Google Play
6 1 (0.65%) IaaS
6 1 (0.65%) PaaS
6 1 (0.65%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.99%) Internet
2 5 (3.25%) HTTP
3 3 (1.95%) Network Security
4 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (15.58%) MySQL
3 20 (12.99%) NoSQL
4 10 (6.49%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.84%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.90%) Redis
7 5 (3.25%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.95%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.30%) QlikView
10 1 (0.65%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 26 (16.88%) RSpec
2 23 (14.94%) Git (software)
3 12 (7.79%) Cucumber
4 11 (7.14%) Vagrant
5 9 (5.84%) Capybara
6 6 (3.90%) git-flow
7 5 (3.25%) JUnit
7 5 (3.25%) Subversion
8 4 (2.60%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.95%) JIRA
10 2 (1.30%) CircleCI
10 2 (1.30%) Selenium
11 1 (0.65%) GitLab
11 1 (0.65%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.65%) Travis CI
General
1 13 (8.44%) Finance
2 7 (4.55%) Publishing
3 6 (3.90%) Marketing
3 6 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.25%) Games
5 4 (2.60%) Electronics
5 4 (2.60%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.95%) Banking
7 2 (1.30%) Automotive
8 1 (0.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 80 (51.95%) HTML
3 79 (51.30%) CSS
4 42 (27.27%) AngularJS
5 28 (18.18%) HTML5
6 26 (16.88%) React
6 26 (16.88%) REST
7 23 (14.94%) Web Services
8 21 (13.64%) CSS3
9 20 (12.99%) Ajax
9 20 (12.99%) Backbone.js
10 19 (12.34%) jQuery
11 18 (11.69%) Ember.js
12 13 (8.44%) Sass
13 7 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (3.90%) RESTful
14 6 (3.90%) Sinatra
15 5 (3.25%) Dropwizard
15 5 (3.25%) Node.js
16 4 (2.60%) Resque
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.49%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.84%) User Experience
3 6 (3.90%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.60%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.60%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.95%) NHS
7 2 (1.30%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.30%) Fintech
8 1 (0.65%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.65%) BBC
8 1 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.65%) iPad
8 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.65%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.44%) Linux
2 8 (5.19%) Unix
3 5 (3.25%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.30%) Android
4 2 (1.30%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (21.43%) BDD
3 28 (18.18%) TDD
4 25 (16.23%) Web Development
5 24 (15.58%) Software Engineering
6 15 (9.74%) OO
6 15 (9.74%) Scrum
7 13 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (7.79%) Automated Testing
8 12 (7.79%) Front End Development
9 9 (5.84%) CRM
9 9 (5.84%) Kanban
9 9 (5.84%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (5.19%) MVC
10 8 (5.19%) Unit Testing
11 7 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (4.55%) OOP
11 7 (4.55%) Open Source
11 7 (4.55%) Scrum-ban
11 7 (4.55%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 154 (100.00%) Ruby
2 115 (74.68%) JavaScript
3 27 (17.53%) Java
4 22 (14.29%) Python
5 16 (10.39%) SQL
6 5 (3.25%) Go
6 5 (3.25%) Scala
7 4 (2.60%) PHP
8 2 (1.30%) R
9 1 (0.65%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.65%) Clojure
9 1 (0.65%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (9.74%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.79%) Degree
3 10 (6.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.30%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.65%) GCP
System Software
1 19 (12.34%) Docker
2 8 (5.19%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (4.55%) Puppet
3 2 (1.30%) Capistrano
3 2 (1.30%) Terraform
4 1 (0.65%) Kibana
4 1 (0.65%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (3.90%) SAP
2 5 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (2.60%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.30%) Tableau
4 2 (1.30%) VMware
5 1 (0.65%) Apple
5 1 (0.65%) Facebook
5 1 (0.65%) Google
5 1 (0.65%) Twitter
London
Earth Stream Global
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400 - £500 per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Open City
Rate: Competitive salary
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £430 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spectrum IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago