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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 391 369 359
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -10
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 275 284 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.52% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.85% 1.94% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 224 210
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 - £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
14868 14636 14455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.66% 26.97% 27.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10538 9608 9611
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 198 174
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.30 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +7.14%

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 26 May 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 26 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 -9 272 £425 -0.58% 103
London -55 140 £425 -0.58% 66
South East +52 88 £425 - 14
West Sussex - 65 £425 -
Worthing - 56 £433 -
City of London +34 22 £450 +20.00% 21
Bristol +9 17 £340 -9.33% 2
South West +6 17 £340 -9.33% 3
Yorkshire +13 16 £450 - 2
Leeds +3 14 £450 -
West Yorkshire +1 14 £450 -
Hampshire +3 12 £400 -5.88% 7
Southampton +13 8 £413 +10.00% 2
Kent - 7 £750 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 4 £388 - 4
East Midlands - 4 £388 - 5
Nottingham - 4 £388 - 4
East of England +12 3 £488 +14.70% 2
North West -30 3 £325 -18.75% 7
Crawley - 3 £340 -
Reading -3 2 £400 +6.66%
Berkshire -5 2 £400 -
West Midlands -13 2 £313 -36.86% 2
Manchester -15 2 £325 +3.17% 6
Tonbridge - 2 £700 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £488 - 1
Cambridgeshire +11 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire +9 1 - - 2
Oxford +7 1 - - 2
Farnborough +5 1 £400 +45.45%

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 463 (99.78%) Ruby
2 276 (59.48%) CSS
3 270 (58.19%) Agile Software Development
4 267 (57.54%) HTML
5 197 (42.46%) JavaScript
6 175 (37.72%) Java
7 173 (37.28%) HTML5
8 161 (34.70%) TDD
9 156 (33.62%) Git (software)
10 153 (32.97%) Python
11 152 (32.76%) CSS3
12 136 (29.31%) Scrum
13 131 (28.23%) Linux
14 129 (27.80%) Open Source
15 125 (26.94%) Continuous Integration
16 124 (26.72%) REST
17 123 (26.51%) Jenkins
17 123 (26.51%) Scala
18 120 (25.86%) Django
19 113 (24.35%) HTTP
20 112 (24.14%) JSON
21 104 (22.41%) Play Framework
22 100 (21.55%) Subversion
23 98 (21.12%) Responsive Web Design
24 97 (20.91%) Spring
25 96 (20.69%) Web Development
26 95 (20.47%) Ajax
27 92 (19.83%) JUnit
28 90 (19.40%) Web Design
29 86 (18.53%) Configuration Management

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 57 (12.28%) Confluence
2 27 (5.82%) Node.js
3 20 (4.31%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (3.45%) Apache
5 15 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
6 12 (2.59%) Apache Pig
6 12 (2.59%) SAS
7 10 (2.16%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.51%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.51%) CMS
8 7 (1.51%) nginx
8 7 (1.51%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.08%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.86%) WordPress
11 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.22%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.22%) Drupal
11 1 (0.22%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (2.59%) SPSS
1 12 (2.59%) Stata
2 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.08%) Magento
2 4 (0.86%) BigMachines
2 4 (0.86%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.43%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 58 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (7.33%) Heroku
3 25 (5.39%) GitHub
4 11 (2.37%) PaaS
4 11 (2.37%) SaaS
5 7 (1.51%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (1.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.43%) IaaS
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 113 (24.35%) HTTP
2 11 (2.37%) Internet
3 9 (1.94%) AMQP
4 6 (1.29%) SSL
4 6 (1.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.43%) DNS
6 1 (0.22%) Firewall
6 1 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (15.09%) PostgreSQL
2 68 (14.66%) Relational Database
3 64 (13.79%) MySQL
4 63 (13.58%) MongoDB
4 63 (13.58%) NoSQL
5 28 (6.03%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (3.23%) Big Data
6 15 (3.23%) Hadoop
6 15 (3.23%) QlikView
6 15 (3.23%) Redis
7 13 (2.80%) CouchDB
7 13 (2.80%) Neo4j
8 12 (2.59%) Apache Hive
8 12 (2.59%) Data Mining
8 12 (2.59%) HBase
9 9 (1.94%) MariaDB
10 8 (1.72%) SQL Server
11 6 (1.29%) Datomic
12 3 (0.65%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 156 (33.62%) Git (software)
2 123 (26.51%) Jenkins
3 100 (21.55%) Subversion
4 92 (19.83%) JUnit
5 66 (14.22%) JIRA
6 58 (12.50%) RSpec
7 45 (9.70%) Cucumber
8 38 (8.19%) Capybara
9 32 (6.90%) Selenium
10 21 (4.53%) Jasmine
11 16 (3.45%) git-flow
12 15 (3.23%) Vagrant
13 12 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (2.59%) Grunt
14 9 (1.94%) Maven
15 7 (1.51%) Mocha
16 6 (1.29%) Visual Studio
17 5 (1.08%) Ant
17 5 (1.08%) Protractor
17 5 (1.08%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (7.33%) Finance
2 13 (2.80%) Marketing
3 8 (1.72%) Banking
4 7 (1.51%) Legal
5 4 (0.86%) Retail
5 4 (0.86%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.65%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.65%) Games
7 2 (0.43%) Advertising
8 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.22%) Billing
8 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 354 (76.29%) Developer
2 126 (27.16%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 120 (25.86%) Ruby Developer
4 55 (11.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 51 (10.99%) Scala Developer
6 49 (10.56%) Java Developer
7 32 (6.90%) Senior Developer
8 31 (6.68%) Architect
9 26 (5.60%) JavaScript Developer
10 25 (5.39%) Java Scala Developer
10 25 (5.39%) Technical Architect
11 23 (4.96%) Software Developer
12 22 (4.74%) Agile Developer
13 21 (4.53%) DevOps Engineer
13 21 (4.53%) Full Stack Developer
14 18 (3.88%) C# Developer
14 18 (3.88%) HTML Developer
15 17 (3.66%) Senior Ruby Developer
16 14 (3.02%) Lead Developer
17 13 (2.80%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (59.48%) CSS
2 267 (57.54%) HTML
3 173 (37.28%) HTML5
4 152 (32.76%) CSS3
5 124 (26.72%) REST
6 120 (25.86%) Django
7 112 (24.14%) JSON
8 104 (22.41%) Play Framework
9 97 (20.91%) Spring
10 95 (20.47%) Ajax
11 81 (17.46%) Guice
12 67 (14.44%) Sass
13 64 (13.79%) RESTful
14 57 (12.28%) jQuery
15 53 (11.42%) AngularJS
16 51 (10.99%) Spring MVC
17 40 (8.62%) React
18 28 (6.03%) Web Services
19 25 (5.39%) .NET
20 19 (4.09%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 56 (12.07%) User Experience
2 18 (3.88%) Mobile App
2 18 (3.88%) Performance Metrics
3 17 (3.66%) Visualisation
4 15 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.94%) Algorithms
6 6 (1.29%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.08%) Social Media
7 5 (1.08%) Statistics
8 3 (0.65%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.65%) Fintech
9 2 (0.43%) Blog
9 2 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.43%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.43%) NHS
9 2 (0.43%) Online Games
10 1 (0.22%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.22%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 131 (28.23%) Linux
2 74 (15.95%) Unix
3 53 (11.42%) Mac OS X
4 19 (4.09%) Windows
5 16 (3.45%) Android
6 15 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (1.29%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.86%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.65%) CentOS
10 3 (0.65%) Debian
11 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (58.19%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (34.70%) TDD
3 136 (29.31%) Scrum
4 129 (27.80%) Open Source
5 125 (26.94%) Continuous Integration
6 98 (21.12%) Responsive Web Design
7 96 (20.69%) Web Development
8 90 (19.40%) Web Design
9 86 (18.53%) Configuration Management
10 85 (18.32%) Automated Testing
11 73 (15.73%) MVC
12 67 (14.44%) BDD
12 67 (14.44%) Front End Development
13 59 (12.72%) OWASP
14 54 (11.64%) Mentoring
15 52 (11.21%) OO
16 49 (10.56%) DevOps
17 30 (6.47%) Kanban
18 29 (6.25%) Unit Testing
19 28 (6.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 463 (99.78%) Ruby
2 197 (42.46%) JavaScript
3 175 (37.72%) Java
4 153 (32.97%) Python
5 123 (26.51%) Scala
6 68 (14.66%) C#
7 53 (11.42%) SQL
8 39 (8.41%) PHP
9 29 (6.25%) Shell Script
10 22 (4.74%) Perl
11 21 (4.53%) Go
12 16 (3.45%) C++
13 14 (3.02%) C
13 14 (3.02%) PowerShell
14 12 (2.59%) MATLAB
14 12 (2.59%) PL/SQL
14 12 (2.59%) R
15 9 (1.94%) Clojure
16 7 (1.51%) CoffeeScript
16 7 (1.51%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 35 (7.54%) Security Cleared
2 16 (3.45%) Degree
3 13 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.65%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (1.08%) SDET
3 3 (0.65%) QA
4 1 (0.22%) WAI
System Software
1 25 (5.39%) Docker
2 1 (0.22%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 38 (8.19%) Puppet
2 29 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.94%) Capistrano
3 9 (1.94%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.65%) Ganglia
4 3 (0.65%) Nagios
5 2 (0.43%) Cacti
5 2 (0.43%) Graphite
5 2 (0.43%) Hyperic
5 2 (0.43%) logstash
5 2 (0.43%) Mesos
6 1 (0.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 83 (17.89%) Google
2 34 (7.33%) Oracle
3 14 (3.02%) Red Hat
3 14 (3.02%) Tableau
4 13 (2.80%) Teradata
5 12 (2.59%) Informatica
5 12 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.29%) Serena
7 5 (1.08%) Rackspace
8 4 (0.86%) ATG
8 4 (0.86%) hybris
8 4 (0.86%) New Relic
8 4 (0.86%) Siebel
9 3 (0.65%) VMware
9 3 (0.65%) Zend
10 2 (0.43%) Microsoft
10 2 (0.43%) SAP
10 2 (0.43%) Splunk
11 1 (0.22%) Adobe
11 1 (0.22%) Citrix
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £550 per day (Dependent on XP)
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Rate: Market
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 550 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Shropshire
Oscar Associates Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Monarch Digital
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Up to £500 p/d
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
England
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Doncaster
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £390 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Rate: £0 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Nottingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Nottingham
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago