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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 481 452 521
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +69
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 114 126 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.26% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 93 58
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£400 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -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
52042 49402 53772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.67% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31512 29330 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2126 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 29 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 22 August 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 -33 111 £400 +8.10% 16
London -8 67 £400 - 13
South East +15 21 £388 -3.12% 1
Buckinghamshire - 12 £388 -
City of London +27 9 £401 +0.12% 4
North West - 8 £375 - 2
Manchester - 8 £375 - 2
Surrey +2 4 £450 +25.00%
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 £413 - 1
Brighton - 2 £375 -
East Sussex - 2 £375 -
Scotland -14 1 £375 +7.14% 1
East of England -32 1 £400 +23.07%
Glasgow - 1 £375 -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Stockport - - - - 2
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North East - - - -

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 214 (100.00%) Ruby
1 214 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 81 (37.85%) JavaScript
3 80 (37.38%) Linux
4 71 (33.18%) HTML
5 66 (30.84%) CSS
6 65 (30.37%) TDD
7 61 (28.50%) BDD
8 58 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (19.16%) Open Source
9 41 (19.16%) HTML5
10 40 (18.69%) jQuery
11 39 (18.22%) OO
12 36 (16.82%) MySQL
12 36 (16.82%) CSS3
13 26 (12.15%) Git (software)
14 24 (11.21%) Java
15 23 (10.75%) RSpec
16 22 (10.28%) Cucumber
17 20 (9.35%) SQL
18 19 (8.88%) Degree
19 18 (8.41%) Scrum
20 17 (7.94%) Games
20 17 (7.94%) CMS
20 17 (7.94%) PHP
20 17 (7.94%) Web Services
21 16 (7.48%) Apache
21 16 (7.48%) MVC
21 16 (7.48%) RESTful
22 15 (7.01%) WFM

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (7.94%) CMS
2 16 (7.48%) Apache
3 3 (1.40%) Alfresco
3 3 (1.40%) nginx
4 2 (0.93%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.47%) WordPress
5 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.47%) SugarCRM
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.47%) Node.js
5 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (1.87%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.93%) MS Office
2 2 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.93%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.07%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.80%) GitHub
3 3 (1.40%) SaaS
3 3 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.40%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.40%) Heroku
4 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.27%) LDAP
2 5 (2.34%) HTTP
3 3 (1.40%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.47%) SSH
4 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.82%) MySQL
2 9 (4.21%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (4.21%) NoSQL
3 8 (3.74%) MongoDB
3 8 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.27%) Redis
5 6 (2.80%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.93%) MS Access
7 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.47%) SimpleDB
7 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.47%) Big Data
7 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (12.15%) Git (software)
2 23 (10.75%) RSpec
3 22 (10.28%) Cucumber
4 9 (4.21%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.74%) Jasmine
6 7 (3.27%) Subversion
7 6 (2.80%) Hudson
8 3 (1.40%) Selenium
8 3 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.40%) Capybara
8 3 (1.40%) RubyMine
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.47%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.47%) Sublime Text
General
1 17 (7.94%) Games
2 11 (5.14%) Retail
3 10 (4.67%) Finance
4 6 (2.80%) Marketing
5 5 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.40%) Banking
6 3 (1.40%) Advertising
7 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.47%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 71 (33.18%) HTML
3 66 (30.84%) CSS
4 41 (19.16%) HTML5
5 40 (18.69%) jQuery
6 36 (16.82%) CSS3
7 17 (7.94%) Web Services
8 16 (7.48%) RESTful
9 15 (7.01%) Sinatra
10 13 (6.07%) LAMP
10 13 (6.07%) Sass
11 12 (5.61%) Backbone.js
12 8 (3.74%) Ember.js
12 8 (3.74%) OAuth
13 7 (3.27%) OAuth2
14 6 (2.80%) AngularJS
15 5 (2.34%) JSON
15 5 (2.34%) .NET
15 5 (2.34%) XML
16 4 (1.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 41 (19.16%) Open Source
2 11 (5.14%) Online Games
3 10 (4.67%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.74%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.87%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.40%) Social Gaming
7 2 (0.93%) iPad
7 2 (0.93%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.93%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.93%) iPhone
8 1 (0.47%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.47%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.47%) Social Media
8 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 80 (37.38%) Linux
2 10 (4.67%) AIX
2 10 (4.67%) Solaris
2 10 (4.67%) Mac OS X
3 3 (1.40%) CentOS
3 3 (1.40%) UNIX
4 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.93%) Android
5 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.47%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (30.37%) TDD
2 61 (28.50%) BDD
3 58 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (18.22%) OO
5 18 (8.41%) Scrum
6 16 (7.48%) MVC
7 15 (7.01%) WFM
8 14 (6.54%) Pair Programming
9 12 (5.61%) E-Commerce
9 12 (5.61%) Product Management
9 12 (5.61%) Test Scripting
10 11 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (4.67%) Web Development
12 8 (3.74%) Software Engineering
13 7 (3.27%) Kanban
13 7 (3.27%) Web Design
13 7 (3.27%) Responsive Web Design
14 6 (2.80%) Workflow
15 5 (2.34%) Active Record
15 5 (2.34%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 214 (100.00%) Ruby
2 81 (37.85%) JavaScript
3 24 (11.21%) Java
4 20 (9.35%) SQL
5 17 (7.94%) PHP
6 12 (5.61%) Objective-C
6 12 (5.61%) C#
7 9 (4.21%) CoffeeScript
8 6 (2.80%) Python
9 4 (1.87%) C
9 4 (1.87%) C++
10 3 (1.40%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.93%) Clojure
11 2 (0.93%) VB
11 2 (0.93%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.93%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (8.88%) Degree
2 10 (4.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.34%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 11 (5.14%) Capistrano
2 3 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (1.40%) Oracle
2 2 (0.93%) Perforce
3 1 (0.47%) Capita
3 1 (0.47%) Adobe
3 1 (0.47%) Twitter
3 1 (0.47%) Rackspace
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £451 per day
Posted: 6 days ago