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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 518 476 450
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 69 90 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 69 60
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £150.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £150.00

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
48597 46888 42182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.39% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29825 27690 24082
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1851 1997 2274
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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 -24 66 £400 - 23
London -15 41 £450 +12.35% 15
South East -13 6 £388 +416.66% 2
North West -18 5 £400 +42.85% 2
City of London +1 3 £500 +25.00% 2
Scotland -2 3 £388 +10.71%
Glasgow -2 3 £388 +19.23%
Berkshire - 3 £388 -
East of England - 3 £379 - 1
Surrey -3 2 £388 +416.66% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £254 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 £379 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £379 - 1
Manchester -15 1 £425 +53.15% 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £233 - 2
West Yorkshire - 1 £233 - 2
Merseyside - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Farnham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Wokingham - - - -

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 160 (100.00%) Ruby
1 160 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 93 (58.13%) JavaScript
3 79 (49.38%) CSS
4 73 (45.63%) HTML
5 60 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (35.00%) TDD
7 40 (25.00%) jQuery
8 32 (20.00%) RSpec
8 32 (20.00%) MySQL
9 28 (17.50%) Heroku
10 27 (16.88%) Linux
11 26 (16.25%) HTML5
12 23 (14.38%) Web Services
12 23 (14.38%) BDD
13 22 (13.75%) SQL
14 21 (13.13%) Cucumber
15 19 (11.88%) Git (software)
16 18 (11.25%) Java
16 18 (11.25%) UNIX
17 16 (10.00%) E-Commerce
17 16 (10.00%) RESTful
17 16 (10.00%) Sinatra
17 16 (10.00%) CSS3
18 15 (9.38%) AngularJS
18 15 (9.38%) Scrum
19 14 (8.75%) MongoDB
20 13 (8.13%) Open Source
20 13 (8.13%) Amazon EC2
20 13 (8.13%) Amazon AWS

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (5.00%) nginx
2 6 (3.75%) Apache Solr
3 5 (3.13%) Apache
4 3 (1.88%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.25%) CMS
5 2 (1.25%) Node.js
6 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.50%) Heroku
2 13 (8.13%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.00%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.88%) SaaS
5 1 (0.63%) PaaS
5 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.75%) Internet
2 5 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.00%) MySQL
2 14 (8.75%) MongoDB
3 9 (5.63%) Redis
3 9 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.75%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.88%) Big Data
5 3 (1.88%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.25%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.63%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (20.00%) RSpec
2 21 (13.13%) Cucumber
3 19 (11.88%) Git (software)
4 10 (6.25%) Jasmine
5 4 (2.50%) Grunt
6 3 (1.88%) Capybara
7 2 (1.25%) RubyMine
8 1 (0.63%) Subversion
8 1 (0.63%) Selenium
General
1 12 (7.50%) Marketing
2 11 (6.88%) Advertising
3 3 (1.88%) Finance
4 2 (1.25%) Law
4 2 (1.25%) Games
5 1 (0.63%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.63%) French Language
5 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.63%) Electronics
5 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 79 (49.38%) CSS
3 73 (45.63%) HTML
4 40 (25.00%) jQuery
5 26 (16.25%) HTML5
6 23 (14.38%) Web Services
7 16 (10.00%) Sinatra
7 16 (10.00%) CSS3
7 16 (10.00%) RESTful
8 15 (9.38%) AngularJS
9 10 (6.25%) Backbone.js
10 9 (5.63%) REST
10 9 (5.63%) XHTML
11 8 (5.00%) J2EE
11 8 (5.00%) Sass
12 7 (4.38%) Memcached
13 6 (3.75%) Ember.js
14 5 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (3.13%) Grails
15 3 (1.88%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.13%) Open Source
2 7 (4.38%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.75%) Social Media
3 6 (3.75%) Statistics
3 6 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.13%) User Experience
4 5 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.25%) Online Games
6 1 (0.63%) Life Science
6 1 (0.63%) DTV
6 1 (0.63%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.63%) Social Gaming
6 1 (0.63%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.88%) Linux
2 18 (11.25%) UNIX
3 2 (1.25%) Android
3 2 (1.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.63%) AIX
4 1 (0.63%) Solaris
4 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (35.00%) TDD
3 23 (14.38%) BDD
4 16 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 15 (9.38%) Scrum
6 10 (6.25%) OO
7 8 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 7 (4.38%) MVC
8 7 (4.38%) DevOps
9 5 (3.13%) Web Development
9 5 (3.13%) Project Management
10 4 (2.50%) Software Engineering
11 3 (1.88%) Market Research
11 3 (1.88%) OWASP
11 3 (1.88%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (1.88%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (1.88%) OOD
12 2 (1.25%) Refactoring
12 2 (1.25%) Pair Programming
12 2 (1.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 160 (100.00%) Ruby
2 93 (58.13%) JavaScript
3 22 (13.75%) SQL
4 18 (11.25%) Java
5 11 (6.88%) CoffeeScript
6 9 (5.63%) Clojure
7 8 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 8 (5.00%) Perl
8 5 (3.13%) C#
8 5 (3.13%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.50%) Python
9 4 (2.50%) PHP
10 1 (0.63%) VB
10 1 (0.63%) Golang
10 1 (0.63%) R
10 1 (0.63%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 10 (6.25%) Degree
2 3 (1.88%) VCP4
3 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.25%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.25%) Varnish
1 2 (1.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (5.63%) Capistrano
1 9 (5.63%) Puppet
2 5 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.25%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (1.88%) Oracle
1 3 (1.88%) Google
2 2 (1.25%) Facebook
2 2 (1.25%) Twitter
2 2 (1.25%) Rackspace
2 2 (1.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.63%) Apple
3 1 (0.63%) SAP
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