The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 412 441 383
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -58
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 246 224 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.39% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.52% 1.39% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 169 206
Median daily rate £425 £450 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £615 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Median hourly rate £10.00 £8.00 £71.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -88.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -88.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
16183 16109 15514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.93% 28.01% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11213 10928 9835
Median daily rate £417 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 286 215
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the UK.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Ruby on Rails
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the UK.

Ruby on Rails Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 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 within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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 +27 242 £425 -5.55% 82
London +16 155 £430 -9.47% 55
City of London +35 33 £425 -15.00% 8
Yorkshire +24 31 £425 -1.16% 4
Leeds +26 29 £425 -1.16% 2
West Yorkshire +25 29 £425 -1.16% 3
South East +23 28 £413 -2.94% 12
Hampshire +14 13 £400 - 5
North West -3 8 £413 +26.92% 3
North East -22 7 £388 -26.88% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -23 7 £388 -37.50% 3
Tyne and Wear -28 7 £388 -37.50% 3
Basingstoke - 6 £325 - 3
Westminster - 6 £413 -
Surrey - 4 £450 - 2
M4 Corridor - 4 - -
East of England +9 3 £400 -20.00%
East Midlands +1 3 £525 -
South West -3 3 £213 -52.77% 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £400 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £525 -
Nottingham - 3 £525 -
Woking - 3 £450 - 1
Reading +10 2 £425 -17.07%
Scotland +10 2 £250 -31.03%
Brighton +7 2 £400 -
East Sussex +7 2 £400 -
Berkshire 0 2 £425 -17.07%
Merseyside 0 2 £413 -
Liverpool -3 2 £413 -

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 525 (100.00%) Ruby
2 316 (60.19%) CSS
3 307 (58.48%) HTML
4 299 (56.95%) Agile Software Development
5 225 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 208 (39.62%) HTML5
7 184 (35.05%) CSS3
8 179 (34.10%) TDD
9 156 (29.71%) Scrum
9 156 (29.71%) REST
10 152 (28.95%) Java
11 144 (27.43%) Python
12 140 (26.67%) Git (software)
13 135 (25.71%) Django
14 133 (25.33%) Continuous Integration
15 130 (24.76%) JSON
16 128 (24.38%) Ajax
16 128 (24.38%) Scala
17 121 (23.05%) Play Framework
18 120 (22.86%) Open Source
19 109 (20.76%) Jenkins
19 109 (20.76%) Linux
20 104 (19.81%) Automated Testing
21 100 (19.05%) Web Development
22 97 (18.48%) Spring
23 94 (17.90%) HTTP
24 93 (17.71%) MySQL
25 92 (17.52%) Google
26 89 (16.95%) Front End Development
27 88 (16.76%) Guice

Ruby on Rails
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 58 (11.05%) Confluence
2 19 (3.62%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (2.67%) Cloud Foundry
4 13 (2.48%) OpenStack
5 9 (1.71%) Apache Pig
5 9 (1.71%) SAS
6 8 (1.52%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.33%) Apache Spark
7 7 (1.33%) nginx
8 6 (1.14%) Apache
9 5 (0.95%) WordPress
10 3 (0.57%) CMS
10 3 (0.57%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.38%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.38%) Drupal
12 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (1.71%) SPSS
1 9 (1.71%) Stata
2 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.95%) Magento
2 2 (0.38%) Exchequer
2 2 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 59 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (4.95%) GitHub
2 26 (4.95%) Heroku
3 17 (3.24%) SaaS
4 11 (2.10%) PaaS
5 7 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (1.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 7 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.76%) IaaS
8 2 (0.38%) DigitalOcean
8 2 (0.38%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.38%) Linode
8 2 (0.38%) Slack
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.19%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.19%) Google Play
9 1 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 94 (17.90%) HTTP
2 14 (2.67%) Internet
3 7 (1.33%) AMQP
4 3 (0.57%) Network Security
5 1 (0.19%) LDAP
5 1 (0.19%) SSL
5 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (17.71%) MySQL
2 86 (16.38%) PostgreSQL
3 80 (15.24%) NoSQL
4 55 (10.48%) MongoDB
5 53 (10.10%) Relational Database
6 46 (8.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (2.67%) Redis
8 12 (2.29%) Hadoop
8 12 (2.29%) RDBMS
9 10 (1.90%) CouchDB
9 10 (1.90%) Data Mining
9 10 (1.90%) SQL Server
10 9 (1.71%) Apache Hive
10 9 (1.71%) Big Data
10 9 (1.71%) HBase
10 9 (1.71%) QlikView
11 8 (1.52%) Neo4j
12 7 (1.33%) Datomic
12 7 (1.33%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.38%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 140 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 109 (20.76%) Jenkins
3 88 (16.76%) Subversion
4 84 (16.00%) JUnit
5 65 (12.38%) JIRA
6 56 (10.67%) RSpec
7 42 (8.00%) Cucumber
8 38 (7.24%) Capybara
9 30 (5.71%) Selenium
10 15 (2.86%) Grunt
10 15 (2.86%) Vagrant
11 12 (2.29%) Jasmine
12 10 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (1.14%) Visual Studio
14 5 (0.95%) git-flow
15 4 (0.76%) GitLab
15 4 (0.76%) Mocha
16 3 (0.57%) gulp
16 3 (0.57%) Maven
16 3 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (6.48%) Finance
2 10 (1.90%) Banking
2 10 (1.90%) Marketing
3 9 (1.71%) Telecoms
4 5 (0.95%) Games
4 5 (0.95%) Legal
5 2 (0.38%) Advertising
5 2 (0.38%) Automotive
5 2 (0.38%) Electronics
5 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.38%) Retail
6 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 404 (76.95%) Developer
2 149 (28.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 146 (27.81%) Ruby Developer
4 64 (12.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 49 (9.33%) Java Developer
6 39 (7.43%) Scala Developer
7 35 (6.67%) Architect
8 33 (6.29%) Full Stack Developer
9 30 (5.71%) Senior Developer
10 27 (5.14%) Technical Architect
11 25 (4.76%) Java Scala Developer
12 23 (4.38%) JavaScript Developer
13 21 (4.00%) Web Developer
14 19 (3.62%) C# Developer
14 19 (3.62%) Senior Ruby Developer
14 19 (3.62%) Software Developer
15 18 (3.43%) Lead Developer
16 14 (2.67%) Developer in Test
16 14 (2.67%) DevOps Engineer
17 13 (2.48%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (60.19%) CSS
2 307 (58.48%) HTML
3 208 (39.62%) HTML5
4 184 (35.05%) CSS3
5 156 (29.71%) REST
6 135 (25.71%) Django
7 130 (24.76%) JSON
8 128 (24.38%) Ajax
9 121 (23.05%) Play Framework
10 97 (18.48%) Spring
11 88 (16.76%) Guice
12 68 (12.95%) AngularJS
13 66 (12.57%) RESTful
14 57 (10.86%) Spring MVC
15 47 (8.95%) Sass
16 46 (8.76%) jQuery
17 45 (8.57%) React
18 40 (7.62%) Web Services
19 28 (5.33%) .NET
20 21 (4.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.57%) User Experience
2 25 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 17 (3.24%) Performance Metrics
4 13 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.48%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.10%) Algorithms
6 9 (1.71%) Semantic Web
7 8 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.14%) Cloud Native
8 6 (1.14%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.14%) Visualisation
9 5 (0.95%) Fintech
10 4 (0.76%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.57%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.57%) Social Media
12 2 (0.38%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (0.38%) Blog
12 2 (0.38%) e-Learning
12 2 (0.38%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.38%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 109 (20.76%) Linux
2 46 (8.76%) Unix
3 22 (4.19%) Android
4 14 (2.67%) Windows
5 13 (2.48%) Mac OS X
6 8 (1.52%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.95%) CentOS
8 4 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.76%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.57%) Debian
10 2 (0.38%) SUSE
10 2 (0.38%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Solaris
11 1 (0.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (56.95%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (34.10%) TDD
3 156 (29.71%) Scrum
4 133 (25.33%) Continuous Integration
5 120 (22.86%) Open Source
6 104 (19.81%) Automated Testing
7 100 (19.05%) Web Development
8 89 (16.95%) Front End Development
9 87 (16.57%) Configuration Management
9 87 (16.57%) MVC
10 73 (13.90%) Responsive Web Design
11 69 (13.14%) Web Design
12 68 (12.95%) Mentoring
13 66 (12.57%) Kanban
14 64 (12.19%) OO
15 63 (12.00%) BDD
15 63 (12.00%) OWASP
16 44 (8.38%) Line Management
16 44 (8.38%) Software Engineering
17 41 (7.81%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 525 (100.00%) Ruby
2 225 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 152 (28.95%) Java
4 144 (27.43%) Python
5 128 (24.38%) Scala
6 86 (16.38%) C#
7 41 (7.81%) SQL
8 33 (6.29%) PHP
9 23 (4.38%) Go
10 18 (3.43%) C++
11 16 (3.05%) Perl
11 16 (3.05%) Shell Script
12 13 (2.48%) C
13 10 (1.90%) Clojure
14 9 (1.71%) MATLAB
14 9 (1.71%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.71%) R
15 7 (1.33%) Erlang
15 7 (1.33%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.95%) ES6
Qualifications
1 25 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 16 (3.05%) Degree
3 13 (2.48%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.90%) SDET
2 6 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.76%) QA
4 1 (0.19%) GCP
4 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (5.33%) Docker
2 2 (0.38%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.38%) Xen
3 1 (0.19%) Ceph
3 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.19%) NFS
3 1 (0.19%) Squid
3 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (4.19%) Puppet
2 17 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.33%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.57%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.57%) Kibana
4 3 (0.57%) Nagios
5 2 (0.38%) Ansible
5 2 (0.38%) logstash
5 2 (0.38%) Mesos
5 2 (0.38%) OpenNMS
5 2 (0.38%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.38%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 92 (17.52%) Google
2 19 (3.62%) Oracle
3 12 (2.29%) Teradata
4 9 (1.71%) Informatica
4 9 (1.71%) Tableau
5 8 (1.52%) Rackspace
6 6 (1.14%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (0.95%) Microsoft
8 4 (0.76%) SAP
9 3 (0.57%) Facebook
9 3 (0.57%) IBM
9 3 (0.57%) VMware
10 2 (0.38%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.38%) Twitter
11 1 (0.19%) Apple
11 1 (0.19%) Foundry
11 1 (0.19%) Serena
11 1 (0.19%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.19%) Xamarin
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £550 per month
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £430 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Competitive market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London
Revolution Technology
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago