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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 511 470 505
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 102 115 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 89 77
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £319 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -

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
52377 48215 53574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.04% 92.74% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32024 28821 29958
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2089 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 September 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 18 September 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 -42 95 £400 +7.38% 10
London -35 55 £401 +6.80% 8
South East +5 15 £414 +10.33%
City of London +21 8 £401 +11.25% 3
North West - 6 £375 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £415 -
Manchester - 6 £375 - 1
Scotland -17 5 £375 +7.14%
Glasgow - 4 £375 -
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 £413 -
Surrey -1 2 £450 +25.00%
East of England -28 2 £363 +7.40% 1
Berkshire - 2 £375 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £363 - 1
East Sussex - 2 £375 -
Brighton - 2 £375 -
Cambridge - 2 £363 - 1
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 216 (100.00%) Ruby
1 216 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 108 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (42.13%) JavaScript
4 82 (37.96%) Linux
5 76 (35.19%) HTML
6 73 (33.80%) CSS
7 64 (29.63%) TDD
8 59 (27.31%) BDD
9 45 (20.83%) jQuery
10 39 (18.06%) OO
11 38 (17.59%) Open Source
11 38 (17.59%) HTML5
12 36 (16.67%) MySQL
13 33 (15.28%) CSS3
14 26 (12.04%) RSpec
14 26 (12.04%) Git (software)
15 24 (11.11%) Cucumber
16 23 (10.65%) Java
17 20 (9.26%) SQL
18 18 (8.33%) Scrum
18 18 (8.33%) MVC
19 17 (7.87%) Games
19 17 (7.87%) PHP
19 17 (7.87%) Apache
20 16 (7.41%) RESTful
20 16 (7.41%) Degree
21 15 (6.94%) WFM
21 15 (6.94%) Web Services
21 15 (6.94%) Backbone.js

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (7.87%) Apache
2 13 (6.02%) CMS
3 3 (1.39%) nginx
3 3 (1.39%) Alfresco
4 2 (0.93%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.46%) WordPress
5 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.46%) Node.js
5 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.46%) SugarCRM
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (1.85%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.93%) MS Office
2 2 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.93%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.78%) GitHub
3 4 (1.85%) Heroku
4 3 (1.39%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.39%) SaaS
5 2 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.31%) LDAP
1 5 (2.31%) HTTP
2 3 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.46%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.46%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.67%) MySQL
2 9 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 8 (3.70%) Redis
3 8 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 8 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (2.78%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.93%) MS Access
6 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.46%) SimpleDB
6 1 (0.46%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.46%) Big Data
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (12.04%) Git (software)
1 26 (12.04%) RSpec
2 24 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 11 (5.09%) Jasmine
4 7 (3.24%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.78%) Subversion
6 5 (2.31%) Hudson
7 4 (1.85%) Capybara
8 3 (1.39%) Selenium
8 3 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.39%) RubyMine
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.46%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.46%) Sublime Text
General
1 17 (7.87%) Games
2 11 (5.09%) Retail
3 8 (3.70%) Finance
4 5 (2.31%) Marketing
5 3 (1.39%) Advertising
5 3 (1.39%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.93%) Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.46%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 76 (35.19%) HTML
3 73 (33.80%) CSS
4 45 (20.83%) jQuery
5 38 (17.59%) HTML5
6 33 (15.28%) CSS3
7 16 (7.41%) RESTful
8 15 (6.94%) Web Services
8 15 (6.94%) Backbone.js
9 14 (6.48%) LAMP
10 13 (6.02%) Sass
10 13 (6.02%) Sinatra
11 11 (5.09%) Ember.js
12 6 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (2.31%) OAuth2
13 5 (2.31%) AngularJS
13 5 (2.31%) XML
13 5 (2.31%) OAuth
13 5 (2.31%) JSON
14 4 (1.85%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.59%) Open Source
2 11 (5.09%) Online Games
3 10 (4.63%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.85%) User Experience
6 3 (1.39%) Social Gaming
7 2 (0.93%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.93%) iPhone
7 2 (0.93%) iPad
7 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.93%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.93%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.46%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.46%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 82 (37.96%) Linux
2 11 (5.09%) Mac OS X
2 11 (5.09%) AIX
2 11 (5.09%) Solaris
3 4 (1.85%) CentOS
4 3 (1.39%) UNIX
5 2 (0.93%) Android
5 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.46%) Debian
6 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (29.63%) TDD
3 59 (27.31%) BDD
4 39 (18.06%) OO
5 18 (8.33%) MVC
5 18 (8.33%) Scrum
6 15 (6.94%) WFM
7 12 (5.56%) Test Scripting
7 12 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (5.56%) Product Management
7 12 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 10 (4.63%) Web Development
8 10 (4.63%) Pair Programming
9 9 (4.17%) E-Commerce
10 8 (3.70%) Software Engineering
11 7 (3.24%) Kanban
12 6 (2.78%) Workflow
13 5 (2.31%) Web Application Development
13 5 (2.31%) Active Record
13 5 (2.31%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 216 (100.00%) Ruby
2 91 (42.13%) JavaScript
3 23 (10.65%) Java
4 20 (9.26%) SQL
5 17 (7.87%) PHP
6 13 (6.02%) C#
6 13 (6.02%) Objective-C
7 11 (5.09%) CoffeeScript
8 8 (3.70%) Python
9 4 (1.85%) C++
10 3 (1.39%) C
10 3 (1.39%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.39%) Perl
11 2 (0.93%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.93%) VB
11 2 (0.93%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.93%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 16 (7.41%) Degree
2 12 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 12 (5.56%) Capistrano
2 3 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (1.39%) Oracle
2 2 (0.93%) Perforce
2 2 (0.93%) Twitter
3 1 (0.46%) Rackspace
3 1 (0.46%) Capita
3 1 (0.46%) Facebook
3 1 (0.46%) Adobe
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