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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 375 330 332
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +2
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 270 308 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.56% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.73% 2.02% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 234 203
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £344
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £71.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +118.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +118.46%

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
15587 15227 14467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.41% 27.86% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10478 9801 9188
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 225 284
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -52 251 £450 +12.50% 77
London -37 170 £450 +12.50% 49
City of London -11 27 £475 +35.71% 19
North West -18 18 £325 -13.33% 6
North East -10 17 £650 - 1
Tyne and Wear -12 16 £650 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 15 £650 -
South East -29 14 £425 -0.58% 9
East of England +7 10 £500 +42.85% 1
Yorkshire -14 10 £440 - 8
Leeds -15 10 £440 - 5
West Yorkshire -15 10 £440 - 7
Wales - 10 £350 -
Bristol +4 9 £413 -2.94% 1
South West -11 9 £413 +17.85% 1
Merseyside - 8 - -
Liverpool - 8 - -
Essex - 7 £583 -
Scotland -6 6 £341 +5.00% 4
Manchester -13 5 £325 -13.33% 2
Southend-on-Sea - 5 £591 -
Hampshire -5 4 £438 +16.66% 1
Kent -6 4 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 - -
Glasgow +7 3 £363 -
Cambridgeshire +3 3 £425 +21.42%
West Midlands +1 3 £375 +20.00%
Cambridge -5 3 £425 +21.42%
Birmingham - 3 £375 -
Edinburgh - 3 £180 - 3

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Ruby on Rails also 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 that cited Ruby on Rails.

1 521 (99.62%) Ruby
2 246 (47.04%) JavaScript
3 244 (46.65%) Agile Software Development
4 232 (44.36%) CSS
5 210 (40.15%) TDD
6 206 (39.39%) HTML
7 127 (24.28%) MySQL
8 116 (22.18%) Java
9 101 (19.31%) BDD
10 99 (18.93%) Linux
11 98 (18.74%) Git (software)
12 97 (18.55%) RSpec
13 93 (17.78%) HTML5
14 82 (15.68%) MongoDB
15 77 (14.72%) SQL
16 75 (14.34%) Web Development
16 75 (14.34%) PostgreSQL
17 73 (13.96%) Scrum
18 68 (13.00%) Continuous Integration
19 67 (12.81%) Amazon AWS
20 66 (12.62%) AngularJS
21 63 (12.05%) CSS3
21 63 (12.05%) Cucumber
22 62 (11.85%) Python
22 62 (11.85%) Django
23 61 (11.66%) Sinatra
24 60 (11.47%) Puppet
24 60 (11.47%) Open Source
24 60 (11.47%) E-Commerce
25 58 (11.09%) jQuery

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Ruby on Rails also 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 that cited Ruby on Rails. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (6.31%) Node.js
2 20 (3.82%) Tomcat
3 12 (2.29%) Apache
4 8 (1.53%) nginx
4 8 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (1.53%) Drupal
5 6 (1.15%) CMS
5 6 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (0.76%) WordPress
6 4 (0.76%) IIS
7 3 (0.57%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.38%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.38%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.19%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.19%) JBoss
9 1 (0.19%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.19%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.19%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.19%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (0.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 67 (12.81%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (8.80%) Heroku
3 22 (4.21%) GitHub
4 21 (4.02%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (3.44%) SaaS
6 10 (1.91%) Amazon S3
7 9 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (1.34%) Google Analytics
8 7 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.76%) SoftLayer
9 4 (0.76%) Sumo Logic
10 2 (0.38%) Force.com
10 2 (0.38%) Engine Yard
10 2 (0.38%) IaaS
11 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.19%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.19%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.06%) SSL
2 15 (2.87%) TCP/IP
3 13 (2.49%) Internet
4 11 (2.10%) Firewall
4 11 (2.10%) HTTP
5 6 (1.15%) VPN
6 5 (0.96%) LDAP
7 4 (0.76%) Network Security
7 4 (0.76%) SNMP
7 4 (0.76%) Wireless
8 1 (0.19%) SSH
8 1 (0.19%) NAS
8 1 (0.19%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (24.28%) MySQL
2 82 (15.68%) MongoDB
3 75 (14.34%) PostgreSQL
4 52 (9.94%) NoSQL
5 41 (7.84%) Apache Cassandra
6 29 (5.54%) SQL Server
7 23 (4.40%) Redis
8 20 (3.82%) Relational Database
9 13 (2.49%) Big Data
10 8 (1.53%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.96%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.76%) Neo4j
13 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.38%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.38%) HBase
Development Applications
1 98 (18.74%) Git (software)
2 97 (18.55%) RSpec
3 63 (12.05%) Cucumber
4 41 (7.84%) Jenkins
5 19 (3.63%) Subversion
6 17 (3.25%) Selenium
7 16 (3.06%) JUnit
7 16 (3.06%) Capybara
8 13 (2.49%) Jasmine
9 9 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (1.34%) Grunt
11 6 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.96%) JIRA
13 4 (0.76%) SonarQube
14 3 (0.57%) Bower
14 3 (0.57%) Mocha
14 3 (0.57%) WebDriver
14 3 (0.57%) Visual Studio
14 3 (0.57%) Maven
15 2 (0.38%) LoadRunner
General
1 39 (7.46%) Finance
2 20 (3.82%) Marketing
3 12 (2.29%) Retail
4 11 (2.10%) Publishing
5 8 (1.53%) Games
6 3 (0.57%) Advertising
7 2 (0.38%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 362 (69.22%) Developer
2 162 (30.98%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 126 (24.09%) Ruby Developer
4 75 (14.34%) Architect
5 67 (12.81%) Senior Developer
6 46 (8.80%) Technical Architect
7 26 (4.97%) Java Developer
7 26 (4.97%) Senior Architect
7 26 (4.97%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 16 (3.06%) DevOps Engineer
8 16 (3.06%) Digital Architect
8 16 (3.06%) Senior Technical Architect
9 15 (2.87%) Front-End Developer
9 15 (2.87%) Full Stack Developer
9 15 (2.87%) Digital Technical Architect
10 13 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (1.91%) Analyst
11 10 (1.91%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (1.91%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (1.72%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (44.36%) CSS
2 206 (39.39%) HTML
3 93 (17.78%) HTML5
4 66 (12.62%) AngularJS
5 63 (12.05%) CSS3
6 62 (11.85%) Django
7 61 (11.66%) Sinatra
8 58 (11.09%) jQuery
9 56 (10.71%) REST
10 52 (9.94%) .NET
11 51 (9.75%) Play Framework
12 45 (8.60%) Backbone.js
13 44 (8.41%) Ajax
14 42 (8.03%) JSON
15 38 (7.27%) Web Services
16 35 (6.69%) Ember.js
17 22 (4.21%) RESTful
17 22 (4.21%) XML
18 20 (3.82%) Sass
19 16 (3.06%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.12%) Mobile App
2 22 (4.21%) User Experience
3 15 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (2.87%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.68%) Statistics
5 11 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (1.72%) iPhone
7 6 (1.15%) Visualisation
8 5 (0.96%) iPad
8 5 (0.96%) Performance Metrics
9 4 (0.76%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.76%) Social Network
9 4 (0.76%) Tandem
9 4 (0.76%) Cryptography
9 4 (0.76%) PKI
10 3 (0.57%) Online Games
10 3 (0.57%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.57%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.57%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.38%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 99 (18.93%) Linux
2 50 (9.56%) UNIX
3 30 (5.74%) Windows
4 20 (3.82%) Android
5 18 (3.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (3.25%) Mac OS X
7 14 (2.68%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.34%) SUSE
9 5 (0.96%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.96%) CentOS
10 4 (0.76%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (46.65%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (40.15%) TDD
3 101 (19.31%) BDD
4 75 (14.34%) Web Development
5 73 (13.96%) Scrum
6 68 (13.00%) Continuous Integration
7 60 (11.47%) E-Commerce
7 60 (11.47%) Open Source
8 56 (10.71%) Configuration Management
9 55 (10.52%) DevOps
10 42 (8.03%) MVC
11 40 (7.65%) Software Engineering
12 36 (6.88%) Kanban
13 30 (5.74%) OO
14 29 (5.54%) Mentoring
15 26 (4.97%) Software Architecture
16 25 (4.78%) SDLC
17 24 (4.59%) Analytics
17 24 (4.59%) User Stories
18 23 (4.40%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 521 (99.62%) Ruby
2 246 (47.04%) JavaScript
3 116 (22.18%) Java
4 77 (14.72%) SQL
5 62 (11.85%) Python
6 55 (10.52%) Scala
7 27 (5.16%) Go
8 26 (4.97%) PHP
9 22 (4.21%) C#
10 19 (3.63%) Perl
11 13 (2.49%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.91%) PowerShell
12 10 (1.91%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.72%) Objective-C
13 9 (1.72%) CoffeeScript
14 6 (1.15%) Groovy
15 5 (0.96%) F#
15 5 (0.96%) Erlang
15 5 (0.96%) Clojure
15 5 (0.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (3.63%) Degree
2 11 (2.10%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.19%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.72%) QA
2 5 (0.96%) SLA
3 2 (0.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 23 (4.40%) Docker
2 11 (2.10%) Varnish
3 6 (1.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 60 (11.47%) Puppet
2 47 (8.99%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (4.21%) Ansible
4 18 (3.44%) Capistrano
5 14 (2.68%) Vagrant
6 8 (1.53%) Mesos
7 5 (0.96%) Salt
8 4 (0.76%) CA LISA
8 4 (0.76%) Nagios
9 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.19%) Graylog
Vendors
1 26 (4.97%) Microsoft
2 25 (4.78%) Oracle
3 12 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (1.91%) Red Hat
4 10 (1.91%) Rackspace
5 8 (1.53%) Google
6 7 (1.34%) New Relic
7 6 (1.15%) SaltStack
8 4 (0.76%) AppDynamics
8 4 (0.76%) Splunk
8 4 (0.76%) IBM
8 4 (0.76%) HP
8 4 (0.76%) CA
8 4 (0.76%) VMware
8 4 (0.76%) Pega
9 2 (0.38%) Coverity
9 2 (0.38%) Akamai
9 2 (0.38%) Sencha
9 2 (0.38%) SAP
9 2 (0.38%) Adobe
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Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
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London
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Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
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Rate: From £650 to £700 per day
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
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