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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 556 531 483
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -48
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 82 112 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.21% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 94 125
Median daily rate £419 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £318 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +3.22%
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
50636 53208 51071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32918 33454 31276
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1521 2018 2067
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -13 82 £419 -1.47% 37
London -21 57 £425 -5.55% 21
City of London +40 15 £450 -5.26% 5
South West +12 12 £345 -4.82%
Bristol +14 10 £356 -1.72%
South East +6 7 £400 -5.88% 8
Hampshire +11 6 £400 -5.88% 3
East of England +11 2 £488 +14.70%
Yorkshire -6 2 £306 -31.94% 3
Devon - 2 £213 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £488 -
Farnborough +2 1 £400 -
Surrey -4 1 £450 +5.88% 3
West Yorkshire -5 1 £300 -33.33% 2
Leeds -12 1 £300 -33.33% 2
West Midlands -21 1 £313 -16.66%
Shropshire - 1 £313 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £313 - 1
Woking - 1 £450 - 3

Ruby on Rails Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 144 (100.00%) Ruby
1 144 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 93 (64.58%) JavaScript
3 71 (49.31%) CSS
4 66 (45.83%) HTML
5 64 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (35.42%) TDD
7 34 (23.61%) HTML5
8 29 (20.14%) Web Development
9 27 (18.75%) CSS3
10 26 (18.06%) BDD
11 25 (17.36%) Amazon AWS
12 24 (16.67%) Java
13 22 (15.28%) RSpec
14 19 (13.19%) Linux
15 18 (12.50%) jQuery
15 18 (12.50%) Git (software)
16 17 (11.81%) NoSQL
16 17 (11.81%) Mobile App
16 17 (11.81%) PostgreSQL
16 17 (11.81%) Scrum
16 17 (11.81%) OO
16 17 (11.81%) SQL
16 17 (11.81%) MySQL
16 17 (11.81%) Unix
17 16 (11.11%) Sass
17 16 (11.11%) MongoDB
18 14 (9.72%) AngularJS
18 14 (9.72%) DevOps
18 14 (9.72%) Unit Testing

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 6 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.08%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.39%) nginx
4 1 (0.69%) Apache
4 1 (0.69%) CMS
4 1 (0.69%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.69%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 25 (17.36%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.33%) Heroku
3 9 (6.25%) SaaS
4 5 (3.47%) GitHub
5 3 (2.08%) IaaS
5 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.08%) PaaS
6 2 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.69%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.69%) Google Play
7 1 (0.69%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.86%) HTTP
2 3 (2.08%) Internet
3 1 (0.69%) DNS
3 1 (0.69%) Network Security
3 1 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.81%) MySQL
1 17 (11.81%) NoSQL
1 17 (11.81%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 9 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.17%) Redis
4 6 (4.17%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.78%) MariaDB
5 4 (2.78%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (15.28%) RSpec
2 18 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.47%) Capybara
3 5 (3.47%) Cucumber
3 5 (3.47%) Jasmine
3 5 (3.47%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.78%) Subversion
5 3 (2.08%) git-flow
5 3 (2.08%) JUnit
5 3 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (2.08%) Mocha
6 2 (1.39%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.39%) JIRA
6 2 (1.39%) webpack
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.69%) Selenium
7 1 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.69%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (6.94%) Finance
2 7 (4.86%) Marketing
3 6 (4.17%) Legal
4 5 (3.47%) Banking
4 5 (3.47%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.39%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 71 (49.31%) CSS
3 66 (45.83%) HTML
4 34 (23.61%) HTML5
5 27 (18.75%) CSS3
6 18 (12.50%) jQuery
7 16 (11.11%) Sass
8 14 (9.72%) AngularJS
9 11 (7.64%) .NET
10 9 (6.25%) REST
10 9 (6.25%) Sidekiq
10 9 (6.25%) Web Services
11 8 (5.56%) ASP.NET
12 7 (4.86%) React
13 6 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (4.17%) Resque
14 5 (3.47%) .NET Framework
14 5 (3.47%) Node.js
15 4 (2.78%) Backbone.js
15 4 (2.78%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.81%) Mobile App
2 7 (4.86%) Algorithms
3 4 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.78%) User Experience
4 3 (2.08%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.39%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.39%) Social Media
6 1 (0.69%) Fintech
6 1 (0.69%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (0.69%) NHS
6 1 (0.69%) Online Games
6 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.69%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.19%) Linux
2 17 (11.81%) Unix
3 10 (6.94%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.78%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.39%) Windows
7 1 (0.69%) Android
7 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (35.42%) TDD
3 29 (20.14%) Web Development
4 26 (18.06%) BDD
5 17 (11.81%) OO
5 17 (11.81%) Scrum
6 14 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (9.72%) DevOps
6 14 (9.72%) Unit Testing
7 13 (9.03%) MVC
8 11 (7.64%) ETL
9 10 (6.94%) Front End Development
9 10 (6.94%) Migration
9 10 (6.94%) Pair Programming
10 9 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 9 (6.25%) Open Source
11 8 (5.56%) Software Engineering
12 6 (4.17%) Automated Testing
12 6 (4.17%) Data Migration
12 6 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 144 (100.00%) Ruby
2 93 (64.58%) JavaScript
3 24 (16.67%) Java
4 17 (11.81%) SQL
5 12 (8.33%) Python
6 8 (5.56%) PHP
7 7 (4.86%) C#
8 6 (4.17%) C
8 6 (4.17%) C++
9 5 (3.47%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.78%) Go
10 4 (2.78%) Scala
11 3 (2.08%) CoffeeScript
11 3 (2.08%) ES6
11 3 (2.08%) Perl
12 1 (0.69%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.69%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.69%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 8 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.17%) Degree
3 3 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.39%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.69%) GCP
System Software
1 3 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (7.64%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.08%) Capistrano
3 2 (1.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (4.17%) Oracle
2 4 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.39%) Google
3 2 (1.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.39%) SAP
4 1 (0.69%) Apple
4 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.69%) Siebel
London
Talent International
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Talent International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £425 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
South East London
TabSys
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 25 days ago