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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 498 456 522
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +66
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 89 88 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.20% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 65 37
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -96 79 £375 - 21
London -22 59 £375 - 14
City of London -7 11 £400 +3.22% 1
North West -11 7 £280 - 1
West Midlands -13 7 £313 -26.47%
Warwickshire +1 6 £313 +13.63%
Manchester -9 6 £278 -
South East -18 6 £425 +16.43% 4
Scotland - 5 £338 -
Hampshire - 4 £425 - 3
Basingstoke - 4 £425 - 2
Edinburgh - 3 £338 -
Reading -2 2 £400 -
Berkshire -7 2 £400 -
Glasgow - 2 £325 -
Guildford - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - -
Liverpool - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Caterham - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Ascot - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 177 (100.00%) Ruby
1 177 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 84 (47.46%) JavaScript
3 72 (40.68%) HTML
4 70 (39.55%) CSS
5 58 (32.77%) TDD
6 43 (24.29%) Linux
7 40 (22.60%) jQuery
8 39 (22.03%) BDD
9 37 (20.90%) MySQL
10 31 (17.51%) HTML5
11 28 (15.82%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (14.69%) Java
13 25 (14.12%) Web Services
13 25 (14.12%) Open Source
14 23 (12.99%) OO
14 23 (12.99%) CSS3
15 22 (12.43%) Ajax
16 21 (11.86%) Git (software)
16 21 (11.86%) SQL
17 19 (10.73%) PostgreSQL
17 19 (10.73%) RSpec
18 18 (10.17%) MongoDB
19 17 (9.60%) Scrum
20 16 (9.04%) Workflow
21 15 (8.47%) OAuth
21 15 (8.47%) Heroku
21 15 (8.47%) Cucumber
22 14 (7.91%) OAuth2
22 14 (7.91%) Software Engineering

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (4.52%) Node.js
1 8 (4.52%) CMS
2 7 (3.95%) Apache
3 4 (2.26%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.69%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.47%) Heroku
2 12 (6.78%) Amazon S3
3 11 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (5.08%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (3.95%) SaaS
6 6 (3.39%) Google App Engine
7 3 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.91%) LDAP
2 1 (0.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (20.90%) MySQL
2 19 (10.73%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (10.17%) MongoDB
4 13 (7.34%) NoSQL
5 11 (6.21%) Redis
6 10 (5.65%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.69%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.69%) CouchDB
7 3 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.13%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 21 (11.86%) Git (software)
2 19 (10.73%) RSpec
3 15 (8.47%) Cucumber
4 10 (5.65%) Subversion
5 9 (5.08%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.82%) Hudson
7 4 (2.26%) RubyMine
8 3 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.13%) JIRA
9 2 (1.13%) CruiseControl
9 2 (1.13%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.56%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.56%) Grunt
10 1 (0.56%) Capybara
10 1 (0.56%) QUnit
10 1 (0.56%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.56%) RubyGems
General
1 11 (6.21%) Finance
2 7 (3.95%) Games
3 6 (3.39%) Marketing
4 4 (2.26%) Advertising
4 4 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.13%) Music Industry
5 2 (1.13%) Banking
5 2 (1.13%) Publishing
6 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.56%) Retail
6 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 72 (40.68%) HTML
3 70 (39.55%) CSS
4 40 (22.60%) jQuery
5 31 (17.51%) HTML5
6 25 (14.12%) Web Services
7 23 (12.99%) CSS3
8 22 (12.43%) Ajax
9 15 (8.47%) OAuth
10 14 (7.91%) OAuth2
11 13 (7.34%) RESTful
12 12 (6.78%) Sinatra
12 12 (6.78%) XML
13 11 (6.21%) JRuby
14 10 (5.65%) Backbone.js
15 9 (5.08%) Sass
15 9 (5.08%) OpenID
16 8 (4.52%) .NET
17 7 (3.95%) Memcached
18 6 (3.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.12%) Open Source
2 7 (3.95%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.82%) Digital Media
4 4 (2.26%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.13%) Online Games
6 1 (0.56%) EPoS
6 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.56%) Social Media
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 43 (24.29%) Linux
2 8 (4.52%) Android
3 6 (3.39%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.82%) Windows
5 3 (1.69%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.69%) AIX
5 3 (1.69%) Solaris
6 1 (0.56%) UNIX
6 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (32.77%) TDD
2 39 (22.03%) BDD
3 28 (15.82%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (12.99%) OO
5 17 (9.60%) Scrum
6 16 (9.04%) Workflow
7 14 (7.91%) Software Engineering
8 13 (7.34%) Active Record
9 12 (6.78%) E-Commerce
10 10 (5.65%) OOD
11 7 (3.95%) Web Development
12 5 (2.82%) Pair Programming
12 5 (2.82%) Web Design
12 5 (2.82%) Test Scripting
12 5 (2.82%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (2.26%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (2.26%) Document Management
14 3 (1.69%) MVC
14 3 (1.69%) Refactoring
14 3 (1.69%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 177 (100.00%) Ruby
2 84 (47.46%) JavaScript
3 26 (14.69%) Java
4 21 (11.86%) SQL
5 6 (3.39%) C#
6 5 (2.82%) PHP
7 4 (2.26%) CoffeeScript
7 4 (2.26%) Python
7 4 (2.26%) Objective-C
8 3 (1.69%) C
9 2 (1.13%) Clojure
9 2 (1.13%) Erlang
10 1 (0.56%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.56%) Perl
10 1 (0.56%) C++
10 1 (0.56%) XPath
10 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.56%) Golang
Qualifications
1 10 (5.65%) Degree
2 6 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (5.08%) Capistrano
2 2 (1.13%) Puppet
2 2 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.56%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (4.52%) Google
2 4 (2.26%) Oracle
3 1 (0.56%) VMware
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.56%) Apple
3 1 (0.56%) Foundry
3 1 (0.56%) New Relic
3 1 (0.56%) Akamai
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