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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
UK
Rank 380 477 393
Rank change year-on-year
+97 -84
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 213 153 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.31% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.54% 1.06% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 126 162
Median daily rate £438 £400 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

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
13869 14440 13865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.92% 28.89% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9525 9991 9330
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 254 186
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.30 £20.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £57.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +84 211 £438 +9.37% 65
London +69 132 £425 -5.55% 43
Yorkshire +16 20 £440 +29.41% 3
West Yorkshire +24 19 £440 -2.22% 2
Leeds +20 19 £440 -2.22% 1
North East -6 13 £450 +63.63% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 13 £450 - 1
Tyne and Wear -10 13 £450 - 1
South East -2 11 £450 +20.00% 6
East of England +10 10 £506 -1.21% 2
West Midlands -2 9 £423 +20.92% 2
City of London -2 8 £413 -17.50% 14
Bristol -2 7 £413 +17.85% 1
South West -5 7 £413 +17.85% 2
Surrey +24 5 £450 -25.00%
Midlands - 5 £600 -
Essex -8 4 £550 +7.31%
Coventry - 4 £488 - 1
Cambridge - 3 £350 -
Woking - 3 £450 -
Worcester - 3 £363 -
Worthing - 3 £525 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £350 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £500 - 2
West Sussex - 3 £525 - 1
Worcestershire - 3 £363 -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Telford - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £365 - 7
Scotland - 2 £365 - 7

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 445 (99.78%) Ruby
2 260 (58.30%) HTML
3 256 (57.40%) CSS
4 253 (56.73%) Agile Software Development
5 218 (48.88%) JavaScript
6 172 (38.57%) HTML5
7 143 (32.06%) REST
8 139 (31.17%) CSS3
9 136 (30.49%) TDD
10 124 (27.80%) Java
11 120 (26.91%) Scrum
12 119 (26.68%) Django
13 114 (25.56%) JSON
14 112 (25.11%) Git (software)
15 108 (24.22%) Ajax
16 105 (23.54%) PostgreSQL
17 103 (23.09%) Scala
18 102 (22.87%) Play Framework
18 102 (22.87%) MySQL
19 96 (21.52%) Python
20 95 (21.30%) Open Source
21 86 (19.28%) NoSQL
21 86 (19.28%) Linux
22 77 (17.26%) Web Development
23 74 (16.59%) AngularJS
24 73 (16.37%) Configuration Management
25 72 (16.14%) MongoDB
26 71 (15.92%) Kanban
27 70 (15.70%) Automated Testing
28 62 (13.90%) MVC

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 32 (7.17%) Confluence
2 20 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (3.14%) Apache
4 13 (2.91%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.02%) OpenStack
6 6 (1.35%) CMS
6 6 (1.35%) nginx
7 4 (0.90%) Drupal
8 3 (0.67%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.67%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.45%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.45%) WordPress
10 1 (0.22%) IIS
10 1 (0.22%) JBoss
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.67%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 61 (13.68%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (8.74%) Heroku
3 34 (7.62%) GitHub
4 18 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.35%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.90%) SaaS
7 3 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.45%) DigitalOcean
8 2 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.45%) Linode
8 2 (0.45%) Trello
8 2 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 46 (10.31%) HTTP
2 22 (4.93%) Internet
3 5 (1.12%) SSL
4 4 (0.90%) Network Security
5 2 (0.45%) Firewall
6 1 (0.22%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.22%) LDAP
6 1 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (23.54%) PostgreSQL
2 102 (22.87%) MySQL
3 86 (19.28%) NoSQL
4 72 (16.14%) MongoDB
5 59 (13.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 43 (9.64%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.02%) Big Data
7 9 (2.02%) Redis
8 6 (1.35%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.35%) SQL Server
9 5 (1.12%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.90%) DataStage
10 4 (0.90%) QlikView
11 3 (0.67%) HBase
12 2 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.45%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.45%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.45%) IBM InfoSphere
12 2 (0.45%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 112 (25.11%) Git (software)
2 56 (12.56%) RSpec
3 53 (11.88%) JIRA
4 51 (11.43%) Jenkins
5 46 (10.31%) Cucumber
5 46 (10.31%) Subversion
6 39 (8.74%) JUnit
7 19 (4.26%) Capybara
8 18 (4.04%) Vagrant
9 6 (1.35%) git-flow
9 6 (1.35%) Selenium
9 6 (1.35%) Travis CI
10 5 (1.12%) Gradle
10 5 (1.12%) Maven
11 4 (0.90%) GitLab
12 3 (0.67%) Ant
12 3 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.67%) Bundler
12 3 (0.67%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.45%) JMeter
General
1 30 (6.73%) Games
2 28 (6.28%) Marketing
3 26 (5.83%) Finance
4 15 (3.36%) Back Office
5 11 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.02%) Electronics
6 9 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.02%) Publishing
7 3 (0.67%) Retail
8 1 (0.22%) Advertising
8 1 (0.22%) Automotive
8 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 325 (72.87%) Developer
2 150 (33.63%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 105 (23.54%) Ruby Developer
4 58 (13.00%) Architect
5 50 (11.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 39 (8.74%) Technical Architect
7 38 (8.52%) Java Developer
8 30 (6.73%) Full Stack Developer
9 29 (6.50%) Digital Architect
10 23 (5.16%) Digital Technical Architect
10 23 (5.16%) JavaScript Developer
11 22 (4.93%) Web Developer
12 17 (3.81%) Scala Developer
13 15 (3.36%) Senior Developer
14 12 (2.69%) Full Stack Web Developer
15 11 (2.47%) Agile Developer
15 11 (2.47%) Lead Developer
16 10 (2.24%) AWS Developer
16 10 (2.24%) HTML Developer
16 10 (2.24%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (58.30%) HTML
2 256 (57.40%) CSS
3 172 (38.57%) HTML5
4 143 (32.06%) REST
5 139 (31.17%) CSS3
6 119 (26.68%) Django
7 114 (25.56%) JSON
8 108 (24.22%) Ajax
9 102 (22.87%) Play Framework
10 74 (16.59%) AngularJS
11 61 (13.68%) Spring
12 58 (13.00%) jQuery
13 53 (11.88%) Sass
14 52 (11.66%) RESTful
15 48 (10.76%) Spring MVC
15 48 (10.76%) Web Services
16 46 (10.31%) Guice
17 43 (9.64%) React
17 43 (9.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 25 (5.61%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.21%) User Experience
2 24 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.14%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.24%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.02%) Visualisation
6 8 (1.79%) NHS
6 8 (1.79%) Semantic Web
7 7 (1.57%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.57%) Fintech
7 7 (1.57%) Online Games
8 6 (1.35%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.12%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (0.90%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.90%) Social Media
11 2 (0.45%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.45%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.45%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.45%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 86 (19.28%) Linux
2 38 (8.52%) Unix
3 10 (2.24%) Windows
4 9 (2.02%) Android
5 8 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.57%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.12%) CentOS
7 5 (1.12%) Solaris
8 4 (0.90%) SUSE
8 4 (0.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.67%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.45%) Debian
10 2 (0.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (56.73%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (30.49%) TDD
3 120 (26.91%) Scrum
4 95 (21.30%) Open Source
5 77 (17.26%) Web Development
6 73 (16.37%) Configuration Management
7 71 (15.92%) Kanban
8 70 (15.70%) Automated Testing
9 62 (13.90%) MVC
10 59 (13.23%) BDD
10 59 (13.23%) Front End Development
11 58 (13.00%) Continuous Integration
12 47 (10.54%) Software Engineering
13 44 (9.87%) OO
14 40 (8.97%) Responsive Web Design
14 40 (8.97%) Web Design
15 37 (8.30%) Prototyping
16 33 (7.40%) DevOps
17 32 (7.17%) Mentoring
18 30 (6.73%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 445 (99.78%) Ruby
2 218 (48.88%) JavaScript
3 124 (27.80%) Java
4 103 (23.09%) Scala
5 96 (21.52%) Python
6 56 (12.56%) C#
7 44 (9.87%) SQL
8 23 (5.16%) PHP
9 18 (4.04%) Go
10 10 (2.24%) C++
11 9 (2.02%) Perl
12 7 (1.57%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.35%) CoffeeScript
14 4 (0.90%) C
14 4 (0.90%) XPath
15 3 (0.67%) Elixir
15 3 (0.67%) R
16 2 (0.45%) Clojure
16 2 (0.45%) Erlang
16 2 (0.45%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 31 (6.95%) Security Cleared
2 15 (3.36%) Degree
3 12 (2.69%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.22%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.24%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (1.12%) QA
2 5 (1.12%) SDET
3 2 (0.45%) GCP
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (11.66%) Docker
2 10 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.90%) NFS
4 4 (0.90%) Squid
5 3 (0.67%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.45%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.45%) Xen
7 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 26 (5.83%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (3.36%) Puppet
3 8 (1.79%) Ansible
4 6 (1.35%) Terraform
5 5 (1.12%) Kibana
6 4 (0.90%) logstash
7 3 (0.67%) Capistrano
7 3 (0.67%) Nagios
7 3 (0.67%) Salt
8 2 (0.45%) Mesos
8 2 (0.45%) OpenNMS
8 2 (0.45%) Pingdom
8 2 (0.45%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.45%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.22%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.22%) Marathon
9 1 (0.22%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 52 (11.66%) Google
2 16 (3.59%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.69%) SAP
4 10 (2.24%) Apigee
4 10 (2.24%) Oracle
5 6 (1.35%) VMware
6 4 (0.90%) Facebook
6 4 (0.90%) Red Hat
6 4 (0.90%) SaltStack
6 4 (0.90%) Tableau
6 4 (0.90%) Teradata
7 3 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.67%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.45%) IBM
8 2 (0.45%) Informatica
8 2 (0.45%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.45%) Twitter
9 1 (0.22%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.22%) Lotus
London
Monarch Recruitment Ltd.
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Circa £500-600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £500 - £543 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £450 to £480 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago