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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 579 505 456
Rank change year-on-year
-74 -49
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 54 105 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.20% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 84 99
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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
54235 51432 48394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.81% 92.07% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34663 31190 28805
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1992 1996 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 30 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 4 September 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 -55 50 £425 +6.25% 20
London -26 25 £425 +6.11% 11
North West -25 15 £325 -13.33% 3
Liverpool - 6 - -
Merseyside - 6 - -
East of England - 5 £450 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £450 - 1
Manchester -22 4 £325 -13.33% 2
Stockport - 4 £325 - 1
Cambridge - 4 £419 - 1
City of London +2 3 £425 +6.11% 2
South East -41 3 - - 4
Scotland -11 2 £425 +13.33%
Glasgow +7 1 £425 +13.33%
East Sussex +3 1 - -
Brighton -2 1 - -
Bristol -6 1 £400 -5.88%
South West -7 1 £400 -
Fife - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Motherwell - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £363 -
North East - 1 £363 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 3
Dunfermline - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Paisley - 1 - -

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 157 (100.00%) Ruby
1 157 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 78 (49.68%) TDD
3 71 (45.22%) JavaScript
4 68 (43.31%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (41.40%) CSS
6 60 (38.22%) HTML
7 55 (35.03%) BDD
8 47 (29.94%) RSpec
9 29 (18.47%) MySQL
10 28 (17.83%) Git (software)
11 26 (16.56%) HTML5
12 23 (14.65%) Amazon AWS
12 23 (14.65%) Capistrano
12 23 (14.65%) E-Commerce
13 21 (13.38%) Sinatra
14 19 (12.10%) PostgreSQL
14 19 (12.10%) GitHub
15 18 (11.46%) SQL
15 18 (11.46%) jQuery
16 17 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (10.19%) Cucumber
18 15 (9.55%) Heroku
18 15 (9.55%) RESTful
18 15 (9.55%) Marketing
19 13 (8.28%) Linux
19 13 (8.28%) CSS3
20 12 (7.64%) OO
20 12 (7.64%) Web Services
20 12 (7.64%) Web Development

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (3.18%) Apache
1 5 (3.18%) nginx
2 2 (1.27%) Node.js
3 1 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.64%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.27%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.65%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (12.10%) GitHub
3 15 (9.55%) Heroku
4 12 (7.64%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (5.10%) SaaS
6 6 (3.82%) Amazon S3
7 5 (3.18%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.64%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.47%) MySQL
2 19 (12.10%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (5.73%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.18%) Redis
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.27%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 47 (29.94%) RSpec
2 28 (17.83%) Git (software)
3 16 (10.19%) Cucumber
4 9 (5.73%) Jasmine
5 7 (4.46%) Capybara
6 6 (3.82%) Jenkins
6 6 (3.82%) Subversion
7 4 (2.55%) RubyGems
8 2 (1.27%) JIRA
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
General
1 15 (9.55%) Marketing
2 11 (7.01%) Finance
3 9 (5.73%) Retail
4 2 (1.27%) Electronics
4 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.27%) Publishing
4 2 (1.27%) Games
5 1 (0.64%) Banking
5 1 (0.64%) Advertising
5 1 (0.64%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 65 (41.40%) CSS
3 60 (38.22%) HTML
4 26 (16.56%) HTML5
5 21 (13.38%) Sinatra
6 18 (11.46%) jQuery
7 15 (9.55%) RESTful
8 13 (8.28%) CSS3
9 12 (7.64%) Web Services
10 9 (5.73%) AngularJS
11 8 (5.10%) REST
12 7 (4.46%) Backbone.js
13 5 (3.18%) Sass
14 4 (2.55%) Memcached
14 4 (2.55%) Ember.js
15 3 (1.91%) Semantic HTML
15 3 (1.91%) Haml
16 2 (1.27%) Visualforce
16 2 (1.27%) Mason
16 2 (1.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.01%) User Experience
2 6 (3.82%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.18%) Statistics
3 5 (3.18%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.27%) Online Games
4 2 (1.27%) iPhone
4 2 (1.27%) NHS
4 2 (1.27%) DTV
4 2 (1.27%) iPad
5 1 (0.64%) Social Gaming
5 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.64%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.64%) BBC
5 1 (0.64%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.28%) Linux
2 3 (1.91%) Android
3 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.27%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.27%) UNIX
4 1 (0.64%) AIX
4 1 (0.64%) Solaris
4 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (49.68%) TDD
2 68 (43.31%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (35.03%) BDD
4 23 (14.65%) E-Commerce
5 17 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (7.64%) Web Development
6 12 (7.64%) OO
7 11 (7.01%) Waterfall
7 11 (7.01%) SDLC
8 9 (5.73%) Mentoring
8 9 (5.73%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (5.73%) MVC
8 9 (5.73%) Scrum
9 8 (5.10%) Software Engineering
9 8 (5.10%) OOD
9 8 (5.10%) Kanban
9 8 (5.10%) DevOps
9 8 (5.10%) API Design
10 6 (3.82%) Unit Testing
11 5 (3.18%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 157 (100.00%) Ruby
2 71 (45.22%) JavaScript
3 18 (11.46%) SQL
4 8 (5.10%) CoffeeScript
5 5 (3.18%) Java
5 5 (3.18%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.91%) PHP
7 2 (1.27%) Apex Code
7 2 (1.27%) Go
8 1 (0.64%) RubyMotion
8 1 (0.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (3.18%) Degree
2 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (14.65%) Capistrano
2 10 (6.37%) Puppet
3 9 (5.73%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.64%) Ansible
4 1 (0.64%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (3.18%) Google
1 5 (3.18%) Rackspace
1 5 (3.18%) New Relic
2 4 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (1.91%) Oracle
4 2 (1.27%) SAP
4 2 (1.27%) Siebel
4 2 (1.27%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.64%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.64%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.64%) Nokia
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