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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 582 531 499
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 59 107 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.21% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 84 99
Median daily rate £384 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £493 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +14.28%
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
50897 51337 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.72% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 31650 30786
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1482 2063 2112
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -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 25 May 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 16 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 25 May 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 -55 58 £384 -9.70% 34
London -36 39 £425 - 21
Bristol - 12 £356 - 1
South West - 12 £356 - 1
City of London +51 8 £450 +9.09% 6
South East -12 4 £400 -5.88% 3
Hampshire +5 3 £400 -5.88% 1
Yorkshire -2 3 £313 -10.71% 1
West Yorkshire -6 2 £350 -12.50% 1
Leeds -9 2 £350 -12.50% 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £313 -
Oxford - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -

Ruby on Rails Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 124 (100.00%) Ruby
1 124 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 82 (66.13%) JavaScript
3 66 (53.23%) CSS
4 61 (49.19%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (46.77%) HTML
6 54 (43.55%) TDD
7 30 (24.19%) BDD
8 27 (21.77%) Web Development
9 25 (20.16%) Amazon AWS
10 22 (17.74%) HTML5
10 22 (17.74%) RSpec
10 22 (17.74%) jQuery
11 21 (16.94%) Linux
12 20 (16.13%) Git (software)
13 19 (15.32%) Sass
14 18 (14.52%) MongoDB
14 18 (14.52%) Java
14 18 (14.52%) SQL
14 18 (14.52%) Scrum
15 16 (12.90%) Unix
15 16 (12.90%) Heroku
15 16 (12.90%) CSS3
16 15 (12.10%) NoSQL
16 15 (12.10%) PostgreSQL
17 14 (11.29%) Unit Testing
17 14 (11.29%) MySQL
17 14 (11.29%) Mobile App
17 14 (11.29%) Opscode Chef
17 14 (11.29%) DevOps

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 4 (3.23%) Apache
1 4 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (3.23%) Node.js
2 2 (1.61%) nginx
3 1 (0.81%) CMS
3 1 (0.81%) Confluence
3 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.81%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 25 (20.16%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (12.90%) Heroku
3 4 (3.23%) GitHub
3 4 (3.23%) SaaS
4 3 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.61%) IaaS
5 2 (1.61%) PaaS
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.81%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.84%) HTTP
2 1 (0.81%) DNS
2 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.52%) MongoDB
2 15 (12.10%) NoSQL
2 15 (12.10%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (11.29%) MySQL
4 6 (4.84%) Redis
4 6 (4.84%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.03%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.42%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.61%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (17.74%) RSpec
2 20 (16.13%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.65%) Cucumber
4 6 (4.84%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.84%) JIRA
5 5 (4.03%) Jasmine
5 5 (4.03%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.23%) Capybara
7 3 (2.42%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (2.42%) Mocha
8 2 (1.61%) git-flow
8 2 (1.61%) JUnit
8 2 (1.61%) Subversion
8 2 (1.61%) webpack
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.81%) Selenium
9 1 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (8.06%) Marketing
2 7 (5.65%) Finance
3 6 (4.84%) Legal
4 5 (4.03%) Banking
5 3 (2.42%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.61%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 66 (53.23%) CSS
3 58 (46.77%) HTML
4 22 (17.74%) HTML5
4 22 (17.74%) jQuery
5 19 (15.32%) Sass
6 16 (12.90%) CSS3
7 13 (10.48%) AngularJS
8 11 (8.87%) Sidekiq
9 10 (8.06%) .NET
10 8 (6.45%) ASP.NET
10 8 (6.45%) Backbone.js
10 8 (6.45%) React
11 6 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (4.84%) REST
11 6 (4.84%) Web Services
12 5 (4.03%) .NET Framework
12 5 (4.03%) Sinatra
13 3 (2.42%) Haml
13 3 (2.42%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.29%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.03%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.42%) Social Media
5 2 (1.61%) Online Games
5 2 (1.61%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.81%) NHS
6 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.81%) Telematics
6 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.94%) Linux
2 16 (12.90%) Unix
3 9 (7.26%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.23%) Mac OS
4 4 (3.23%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.61%) Windows
6 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (49.19%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (43.55%) TDD
3 30 (24.19%) BDD
4 27 (21.77%) Web Development
5 18 (14.52%) Scrum
6 14 (11.29%) DevOps
6 14 (11.29%) Unit Testing
7 12 (9.68%) ETL
7 12 (9.68%) OO
8 10 (8.06%) E-Commerce
8 10 (8.06%) Migration
8 10 (8.06%) Open Source
8 10 (8.06%) Pair Programming
9 9 (7.26%) MVC
10 8 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (6.45%) Front End Development
11 7 (5.65%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (5.65%) Data Migration
12 6 (4.84%) API Development
12 6 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 124 (100.00%) Ruby
2 82 (66.13%) JavaScript
3 18 (14.52%) Java
3 18 (14.52%) SQL
4 7 (5.65%) Python
5 6 (4.84%) C
5 6 (4.84%) C#
5 6 (4.84%) C++
5 6 (4.84%) PHP
6 5 (4.03%) CoffeeScript
6 5 (4.03%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.42%) ES6
7 3 (2.42%) Go
8 2 (1.61%) Perl
8 2 (1.61%) Scala
9 1 (0.81%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.81%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 6 (4.84%) Degree
2 4 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.81%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (11.29%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.65%) Capistrano
3 5 (4.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (4.84%) Oracle
1 6 (4.84%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.61%) SAP
3 1 (0.81%) Google
3 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.81%) Siebel
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Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: 400 - 500 p/d
Posted: 5 days ago
Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £475.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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