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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
UK
Rank 385 445 402
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -43
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 224 173 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.34% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.59% 1.19% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 136 173
Median daily rate £425 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £550
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
14102 14557 14091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.10% 28.46% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9793 10039 9321
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 £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 245 190
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £20.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +87 221 £425 +13.33% 105
London +64 131 £420 +5.00% 62
Newcastle upon Tyne +17 29 £350 - 4
Tyne and Wear +9 29 £350 - 4
North East +7 29 £350 - 4
Yorkshire +12 17 £550 +66.66% 11
West Yorkshire +14 16 £550 +22.22% 9
Leeds +10 15 £550 +22.22% 5
West Midlands +13 11 £525 +50.00%
City of London +2 11 £406 -1.51% 14
South East -13 11 £410 +2.50% 16
East of England 0 8 £506 -1.21% 3
West Sussex -8 7 £410 - 1
Worthing -15 6 £465 -
Coventry - 6 £525 -
Midlands - 4 £600 -
North West +15 3 £450 +25.87% 5
Essex -3 3 £550 +4.76% 1
South West -9 3 £550 +57.14% 2
Shropshire - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 £350 -
Telford - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £350 -
Edinburgh +22 2 £365 +82.50% 6
Scotland +20 2 £365 +82.50% 6
Hertfordshire -2 2 £506 +38.69% 1
Bath - 2 £550 -
Manchester - 2 £381 - 2
Somerset - 2 £550 -
Basingstoke +7 1 £350 -12.50% 1

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 450 (99.78%) Ruby
2 266 (58.98%) Agile Software Development
3 264 (58.54%) HTML
4 259 (57.43%) CSS
5 220 (48.78%) JavaScript
6 188 (41.69%) HTML5
7 157 (34.81%) CSS3
8 153 (33.92%) REST
9 146 (32.37%) TDD
10 144 (31.93%) Java
11 129 (28.60%) Django
12 128 (28.38%) JSON
13 125 (27.72%) Git (software)
14 120 (26.61%) Scala
15 119 (26.39%) Play Framework
16 116 (25.72%) Ajax
17 107 (23.73%) Open Source
18 103 (22.84%) Scrum
19 102 (22.62%) MySQL
20 100 (22.17%) PostgreSQL
21 96 (21.29%) Python
22 84 (18.63%) Automated Testing
23 80 (17.74%) Spring
24 79 (17.52%) NoSQL
25 78 (17.29%) Linux
26 77 (17.07%) Web Development
27 76 (16.85%) MVC
28 73 (16.19%) C#
29 72 (15.96%) Configuration Management
30 70 (15.52%) MongoDB

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 44 (9.76%) Confluence
2 20 (4.43%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (3.10%) Apache
4 10 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.77%) CMS
6 7 (1.55%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.89%) Drupal
8 3 (0.67%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.67%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.44%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.44%) Moodle
9 2 (0.44%) nginx
9 2 (0.44%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.22%) IIS
10 1 (0.22%) JBoss
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (0.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.67%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 65 (14.41%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (7.54%) Heroku
3 29 (6.43%) GitHub
4 25 (5.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.89%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.89%) SaaS
6 3 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.44%) Trello
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 57 (12.64%) HTTP
2 18 (3.99%) Internet
3 5 (1.11%) Network Security
4 4 (0.89%) SSL
5 2 (0.44%) Firewall
6 1 (0.22%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.22%) LDAP
6 1 (0.22%) Skype
6 1 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (22.62%) MySQL
2 100 (22.17%) PostgreSQL
3 79 (17.52%) NoSQL
4 70 (15.52%) MongoDB
5 57 (12.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 55 (12.20%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.22%) Big Data
8 8 (1.77%) Redis
9 7 (1.55%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.11%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.89%) QlikView
12 3 (0.67%) HBase
12 3 (0.67%) SQL Server
13 2 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.44%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.44%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.44%) Presto
13 2 (0.44%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 125 (27.72%) Git (software)
2 67 (14.86%) JIRA
3 57 (12.64%) Jenkins
3 57 (12.64%) Subversion
4 49 (10.86%) JUnit
5 48 (10.64%) RSpec
6 38 (8.43%) Cucumber
7 13 (2.88%) Vagrant
8 9 (2.00%) Capybara
8 9 (2.00%) Selenium
9 6 (1.33%) git-flow
9 6 (1.33%) Travis CI
10 5 (1.11%) Gradle
11 4 (0.89%) Maven
12 3 (0.67%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.44%) Artifactory
13 2 (0.44%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.44%) Bundler
13 2 (0.44%) GitLab
13 2 (0.44%) JMeter
General
1 35 (7.76%) Games
2 29 (6.43%) Marketing
3 26 (5.76%) Finance
4 20 (4.43%) Back Office
5 10 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.00%) Electronics
6 9 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.77%) Publishing
8 3 (0.67%) Retail
9 1 (0.22%) Advertising
9 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 332 (73.61%) Developer
2 145 (32.15%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 113 (25.06%) Ruby Developer
4 58 (12.86%) Architect
5 50 (11.09%) Java Developer
6 49 (10.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 44 (9.76%) Technical Architect
8 34 (7.54%) Scala Developer
9 28 (6.21%) Digital Architect
10 26 (5.76%) Digital Technical Architect
11 25 (5.54%) Full Stack Developer
12 23 (5.10%) JavaScript Developer
13 19 (4.21%) Java Scala Developer
14 18 (3.99%) Web Developer
15 14 (3.10%) Agile Developer
16 12 (2.66%) C# Developer
16 12 (2.66%) Lead Developer
16 12 (2.66%) Senior Developer
17 11 (2.44%) Games Developer
18 10 (2.22%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (58.54%) HTML
2 259 (57.43%) CSS
3 188 (41.69%) HTML5
4 157 (34.81%) CSS3
5 153 (33.92%) REST
6 129 (28.60%) Django
7 128 (28.38%) JSON
8 119 (26.39%) Play Framework
9 116 (25.72%) Ajax
10 80 (17.74%) Spring
11 66 (14.63%) AngularJS
12 61 (13.53%) Guice
12 61 (13.53%) Spring MVC
13 54 (11.97%) RESTful
14 50 (11.09%) jQuery
14 50 (11.09%) Sass
14 50 (11.09%) Web Services
15 41 (9.09%) React
16 37 (8.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 20 (4.43%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.09%) User Experience
2 25 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.88%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (1.77%) NHS
5 8 (1.77%) Online Games
5 8 (1.77%) Semantic Web
6 7 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.33%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.33%) Fintech
8 5 (1.11%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.11%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.89%) Social Media
10 3 (0.67%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.44%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.44%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.44%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.22%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 78 (17.29%) Linux
2 32 (7.10%) Unix
3 8 (1.77%) Windows
4 7 (1.55%) Android
4 7 (1.55%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.55%) Mac OS X
5 4 (0.89%) Solaris
6 3 (0.67%) SUSE
6 3 (0.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.22%) CentOS
8 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (58.98%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (32.37%) TDD
3 107 (23.73%) Open Source
4 103 (22.84%) Scrum
5 84 (18.63%) Automated Testing
6 77 (17.07%) Web Development
7 76 (16.85%) MVC
8 72 (15.96%) Configuration Management
9 69 (15.30%) Continuous Integration
10 60 (13.30%) BDD
11 55 (12.20%) Front End Development
12 54 (11.97%) OO
13 53 (11.75%) Kanban
13 53 (11.75%) Responsive Web Design
14 52 (11.53%) Web Design
15 48 (10.64%) Software Engineering
16 42 (9.31%) OWASP
17 36 (7.98%) Microservices
18 30 (6.65%) DevOps
19 29 (6.43%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 450 (99.78%) Ruby
2 220 (48.78%) JavaScript
3 144 (31.93%) Java
4 120 (26.61%) Scala
5 96 (21.29%) Python
6 73 (16.19%) C#
7 41 (9.09%) SQL
8 22 (4.88%) Go
8 22 (4.88%) PHP
9 9 (2.00%) C++
10 8 (1.77%) Perl
11 7 (1.55%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.89%) CoffeeScript
12 4 (0.89%) XPath
13 3 (0.67%) C
13 3 (0.67%) Elixir
13 3 (0.67%) R
14 2 (0.44%) Clojure
14 2 (0.44%) Erlang
14 2 (0.44%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 24 (5.32%) Security Cleared
2 13 (2.88%) Degree
3 10 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.22%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (1.11%) QA
2 2 (0.44%) GCP
3 1 (0.22%) SDET
System Software
1 55 (12.20%) Docker
2 9 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.67%) NFS
4 3 (0.67%) Squid
5 2 (0.44%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.22%) HDFS
6 1 (0.22%) vCloud
6 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (3.99%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (3.10%) Puppet
3 7 (1.55%) Ansible
3 7 (1.55%) Terraform
4 3 (0.67%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.67%) Kibana
4 3 (0.67%) logstash
4 3 (0.67%) Salt
5 2 (0.44%) Mesos
5 2 (0.44%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.22%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.22%) Marathon
6 1 (0.22%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 66 (14.63%) Google
2 22 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.33%) Apigee
4 12 (2.66%) SAP
5 8 (1.77%) Oracle
6 5 (1.11%) VMware
7 4 (0.89%) Facebook
7 4 (0.89%) Tableau
8 3 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.67%) Teradata
9 2 (0.44%) Informatica
9 2 (0.44%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.44%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.44%) Twitter
9 2 (0.44%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.22%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.22%) Hortonworks
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