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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 561 585 500
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -85
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 84 77 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.14% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 55 109
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
51143 55638 52625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33308 35407 31787
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2080 2057
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 31 August 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 28 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 31 August 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 +19 84 £413 -2.94% 33
London +2 57 £425 -5.55% 22
South East +21 14 £388 -8.82% 5
Hampshire +19 9 £375 - 3
City of London +26 8 £425 - 2
Basingstoke - 5 £300 - 1
Yorkshire +6 4 £425 +6.11% 2
Leeds +2 4 £425 +6.11% 1
West Yorkshire +2 4 £425 +6.11% 2
Woking - 3 £450 -
Surrey - 3 £450 - 1
South West +16 2 £213 -41.37% 1
North West +8 2 £413 +26.92% 2
Oxfordshire -4 2 £325 -23.52% 1
Devon - 2 £213 -
East of England +13 1 £488 +8.33%
Merseyside +1 1 £413 -
Liverpool -1 1 £413 -
Farnborough -1 1 £400 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Banbury - 1 £315 -
Warrington - 1 £413 -
Widnes - 1 £413 -
St Helens - 1 £413 -
Cheshire - 1 £413 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £488 -

Ruby on Rails Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 150 (100.00%) Ruby
1 150 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 104 (69.33%) JavaScript
3 76 (50.67%) CSS
4 74 (49.33%) HTML
5 58 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (25.33%) TDD
7 31 (20.67%) HTML5
8 25 (16.67%) Web Development
9 23 (15.33%) CSS3
9 23 (15.33%) AngularJS
10 22 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
11 20 (13.33%) jQuery
11 20 (13.33%) MySQL
12 19 (12.67%) Java
13 18 (12.00%) RSpec
14 17 (11.33%) Git (software)
14 17 (11.33%) Linux
14 17 (11.33%) OO
15 16 (10.67%) Finance
15 16 (10.67%) Mobile App
15 16 (10.67%) Heroku
15 16 (10.67%) BDD
16 15 (10.00%) NoSQL
16 15 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
16 15 (10.00%) Scrum
16 15 (10.00%) Unix
17 14 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (8.67%) Software Engineering
18 13 (8.67%) Python

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 8 (5.33%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.00%) Apache
2 3 (2.00%) nginx
3 2 (1.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (10.67%) Heroku
3 7 (4.67%) SaaS
4 6 (4.00%) GitHub
5 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (2.00%) IaaS
6 3 (2.00%) PaaS
7 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.67%) Google Play
7 1 (0.67%) Route 53
7 1 (0.67%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.00%) Internet
2 4 (2.67%) HTTP
3 1 (0.67%) Network Security
3 1 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.33%) MySQL
2 15 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 15 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (6.00%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.67%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.67%) MariaDB
6 4 (2.67%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.67%) Redis
7 2 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 18 (12.00%) RSpec
2 17 (11.33%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 5 (3.33%) Capybara
5 4 (2.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.67%) Subversion
5 4 (2.67%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.00%) git-flow
6 3 (2.00%) JIRA
6 3 (2.00%) JUnit
6 3 (2.00%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.33%) Selenium
8 1 (0.67%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.67%) GitLab
8 1 (0.67%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.67%) Travis CI
General
1 16 (10.67%) Finance
2 7 (4.67%) Banking
3 5 (3.33%) Marketing
3 5 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.67%) Legal
5 2 (1.33%) Automotive
6 1 (0.67%) Games
6 1 (0.67%) Publishing
6 1 (0.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 76 (50.67%) CSS
3 74 (49.33%) HTML
4 31 (20.67%) HTML5
5 23 (15.33%) AngularJS
5 23 (15.33%) CSS3
6 20 (13.33%) jQuery
7 11 (7.33%) REST
7 11 (7.33%) Web Services
8 10 (6.67%) Sass
9 9 (6.00%) Backbone.js
9 9 (6.00%) React
10 7 (4.67%) .NET
11 5 (3.33%) Ajax
12 4 (2.67%) .NET Framework
12 4 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (2.67%) Ember.js
12 4 (2.67%) Haml
12 4 (2.67%) Node.js
12 4 (2.67%) Resque
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.67%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.33%) Algorithms
3 6 (4.00%) User Experience
4 4 (2.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.67%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.33%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.33%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.33%) Social Media
6 1 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.67%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.67%) BBC
6 1 (0.67%) Fintech
6 1 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.67%) iPad
6 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.67%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.33%) Linux
2 15 (10.00%) Unix
3 4 (2.67%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.33%) Android
4 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.33%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.33%) Windows
5 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (25.33%) TDD
3 25 (16.67%) Web Development
4 17 (11.33%) OO
5 16 (10.67%) BDD
6 15 (10.00%) Scrum
7 14 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (8.67%) Front End Development
8 13 (8.67%) Software Engineering
9 12 (8.00%) MVC
10 9 (6.00%) Kanban
10 9 (6.00%) Pair Programming
10 9 (6.00%) Unit Testing
11 7 (4.67%) Automated Testing
11 7 (4.67%) ETL
11 7 (4.67%) Migration
11 7 (4.67%) SDLC
12 6 (4.00%) DevOps
12 6 (4.00%) E-Commerce
12 6 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 150 (100.00%) Ruby
2 104 (69.33%) JavaScript
3 19 (12.67%) Java
4 13 (8.67%) Python
4 13 (8.67%) SQL
5 6 (4.00%) PHP
6 5 (3.33%) C#
7 4 (2.67%) C
7 4 (2.67%) C++
7 4 (2.67%) Scala
7 4 (2.67%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.00%) Go
8 3 (2.00%) Perl
9 1 (0.67%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.67%) ES6
Qualifications
1 11 (7.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.67%) Degree
2 7 (4.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.67%) GCP
1 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.00%) Docker
2 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.33%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.67%) Kibana
3 1 (0.67%) logstash
Vendors
1 5 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (2.67%) Oracle
3 3 (2.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.33%) SAP
5 1 (0.67%) Apple
5 1 (0.67%) Facebook
5 1 (0.67%) Google
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £550 per month
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago