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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 408 464 376
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -88
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 221 183 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.33% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.45% 1.16% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 153 209
Median daily rate £430 £413 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £370 £380
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
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
15273 15835 15252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.81% 28.73% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10539 11026 10410
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 255 172
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £17.43 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +39 215 £430 +4.24% 81
London +47 134 £425 -5.55% 49
South East +14 20 £450 +32.35% 13
Yorkshire +11 17 £430 -31.20% 3
West Yorkshire +19 15 £430 -33.84% 3
Leeds +15 15 £430 -33.84% 2
West Midlands -4 11 £375 +13.20% 3
South West +14 10 £400 +28.00% 2
Surrey - 9 £450 - 2
East of England 0 8 £513 +2.50% 4
City of London -13 7 £388 -22.50% 9
North East -20 7 £513 +86.36% 1
Tyne and Wear -26 7 £513 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 7 £513 - 1
Woking - 7 £450 -
Bristol +7 6 £413 +17.85% 1
West Sussex - 6 £525 -
Scotland +14 5 £365 - 4
North West +6 5 £431 +15.00% 4
Coventry - 4 £488 -
Worcestershire - 4 £363 -
Worcester - 4 £363 -
Edinburgh - 4 £365 - 4
Merseyside +2 3 £394 +5.00%
Essex +1 3 £550 +7.31% 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £500 - 3
Shropshire - 3 - -
Telford - 3 - -
Liverpool +9 2 £394 +5.00%
South Yorkshire -11 2 £550 +76.00%

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 469 (99.79%) Ruby
2 279 (59.36%) HTML
3 277 (58.94%) CSS
4 254 (54.04%) Agile Software Development
5 230 (48.94%) JavaScript
6 183 (38.94%) HTML5
7 151 (32.13%) CSS3
8 150 (31.91%) REST
9 137 (29.15%) TDD
10 127 (27.02%) Scrum
11 123 (26.17%) Django
12 118 (25.11%) MySQL
13 117 (24.89%) JSON
13 117 (24.89%) Ajax
14 111 (23.62%) Java
14 111 (23.62%) PostgreSQL
15 108 (22.98%) Git (software)
16 106 (22.55%) Python
17 101 (21.49%) Scala
18 100 (21.28%) Open Source
19 99 (21.06%) NoSQL
19 99 (21.06%) Play Framework
20 91 (19.36%) Web Development
21 80 (17.02%) Configuration Management
22 78 (16.60%) Linux
22 78 (16.60%) Kanban
23 76 (16.17%) MongoDB
24 75 (15.96%) AngularJS
25 73 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
26 72 (15.32%) Automated Testing

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 33 (7.02%) Confluence
2 24 (5.11%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (2.98%) OpenStack
4 11 (2.34%) Apache
5 9 (1.91%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.28%) CMS
6 6 (1.28%) nginx
7 5 (1.06%) Drupal
8 4 (0.85%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.64%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.64%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.64%) WordPress
10 2 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.21%) IIS
11 1 (0.21%) JBoss
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.64%) Magento
3 2 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.43%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 67 (14.26%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (8.09%) Heroku
3 36 (7.66%) GitHub
4 21 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (2.13%) SaaS
6 4 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.43%) DigitalOcean
8 2 (0.43%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.43%) IaaS
8 2 (0.43%) Linode
8 2 (0.43%) PaaS
8 2 (0.43%) Slack
8 2 (0.43%) Trello
8 2 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.21%) Google Play
9 1 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (10.21%) HTTP
2 25 (5.32%) Internet
3 6 (1.28%) Network Security
4 5 (1.06%) SSL
5 2 (0.43%) Firewall
6 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.21%) LDAP
6 1 (0.21%) VPN
6 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (25.11%) MySQL
2 111 (23.62%) PostgreSQL
3 99 (21.06%) NoSQL
4 76 (16.17%) MongoDB
5 64 (13.62%) Apache Cassandra
6 49 (10.43%) Relational Database
7 13 (2.77%) Redis
8 11 (2.34%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.70%) SQL Server
10 7 (1.49%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.06%) Big Data
12 4 (0.85%) DataStage
12 4 (0.85%) QlikView
13 3 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.64%) CouchDB
13 3 (0.64%) HBase
13 3 (0.64%) MariaDB
13 3 (0.64%) Neo4j
14 2 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.43%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 108 (22.98%) Git (software)
2 65 (13.83%) RSpec
3 56 (11.91%) Jenkins
4 51 (10.85%) JIRA
5 48 (10.21%) Subversion
6 44 (9.36%) Cucumber
7 40 (8.51%) JUnit
8 25 (5.32%) Capybara
9 15 (3.19%) Vagrant
10 11 (2.34%) Selenium
11 6 (1.28%) git-flow
11 6 (1.28%) GitLab
12 4 (0.85%) Maven
13 3 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.64%) Bundler
13 3 (0.64%) Grunt
13 3 (0.64%) Travis CI
14 2 (0.43%) Bower
14 2 (0.43%) CircleCI
14 2 (0.43%) SonarQube
General
1 32 (6.81%) Finance
2 29 (6.17%) Marketing
3 15 (3.19%) Games
4 14 (2.98%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.91%) Electronics
5 9 (1.91%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.91%) Publishing
6 3 (0.64%) Back Office
6 3 (0.64%) Banking
6 3 (0.64%) Retail
7 2 (0.43%) Automotive
8 1 (0.21%) Advertising
8 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 340 (72.34%) Developer
2 155 (32.98%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 108 (22.98%) Ruby Developer
4 54 (11.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 53 (11.28%) Architect
6 37 (7.87%) Technical Architect
7 31 (6.60%) Full Stack Developer
7 31 (6.60%) Web Developer
8 25 (5.32%) Digital Architect
9 23 (4.89%) Java Developer
10 22 (4.68%) JavaScript Developer
11 19 (4.04%) Digital Technical Architect
12 16 (3.40%) Senior Developer
13 15 (3.19%) Full Stack Web Developer
14 14 (2.98%) Lead Developer
15 12 (2.55%) AWS Developer
15 12 (2.55%) Technical Leader
16 11 (2.34%) Developer in Test
16 11 (2.34%) Scala Developer
16 11 (2.34%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (59.36%) HTML
2 277 (58.94%) CSS
3 183 (38.94%) HTML5
4 151 (32.13%) CSS3
5 150 (31.91%) REST
6 123 (26.17%) Django
7 117 (24.89%) Ajax
7 117 (24.89%) JSON
8 99 (21.06%) Play Framework
9 75 (15.96%) AngularJS
10 54 (11.49%) Web Services
11 53 (11.28%) Spring
12 52 (11.06%) jQuery
13 49 (10.43%) Sass
14 47 (10.00%) Guice
14 47 (10.00%) RESTful
15 45 (9.57%) React
16 39 (8.30%) Spring MVC
17 38 (8.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 28 (5.96%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.85%) User Experience
2 27 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.62%) Semantic Web
4 16 (3.40%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.77%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.13%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.91%) Visualisation
8 8 (1.70%) Digital Media
9 7 (1.49%) Fintech
9 7 (1.49%) NHS
10 5 (1.06%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.85%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.85%) Online Games
11 4 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
11 4 (0.85%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.64%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.64%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.43%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 78 (16.60%) Linux
2 40 (8.51%) Unix
3 10 (2.13%) Android
4 9 (1.91%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.49%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.28%) Windows
7 5 (1.06%) CentOS
7 5 (1.06%) SUSE
7 5 (1.06%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.85%) Solaris
8 4 (0.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.43%) Debian
10 2 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (54.04%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (29.15%) TDD
3 127 (27.02%) Scrum
4 100 (21.28%) Open Source
5 91 (19.36%) Web Development
6 80 (17.02%) Configuration Management
7 78 (16.60%) Kanban
8 73 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
9 72 (15.32%) Automated Testing
10 70 (14.89%) Front End Development
11 68 (14.47%) BDD
12 61 (12.98%) MVC
13 55 (11.70%) Software Engineering
14 46 (9.79%) Mentoring
15 45 (9.57%) Prototyping
16 41 (8.72%) Web Design
17 40 (8.51%) OO
17 40 (8.51%) Responsive Web Design
18 38 (8.09%) Line Management
19 37 (7.87%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 469 (99.79%) Ruby
2 230 (48.94%) JavaScript
3 111 (23.62%) Java
4 106 (22.55%) Python
5 101 (21.49%) Scala
6 51 (10.85%) C#
7 45 (9.57%) SQL
8 29 (6.17%) PHP
9 14 (2.98%) Go
10 11 (2.34%) Perl
11 9 (1.91%) C++
12 7 (1.49%) CoffeeScript
13 5 (1.06%) Clojure
14 4 (0.85%) C
14 4 (0.85%) Erlang
15 3 (0.64%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.64%) Elixir
15 3 (0.64%) R
15 3 (0.64%) XPath
16 2 (0.43%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 36 (7.66%) Security Cleared
2 17 (3.62%) Degree
2 17 (3.62%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.21%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.34%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (1.70%) SDET
3 7 (1.49%) QA
4 3 (0.64%) GCP
5 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (8.30%) Docker
2 10 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.85%) NFS
4 4 (0.85%) Squid
5 3 (0.64%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.43%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.43%) Xen
7 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.21%) Ceph
7 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 28 (5.96%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (3.40%) Puppet
3 5 (1.06%) Kibana
4 4 (0.85%) Ansible
4 4 (0.85%) logstash
5 3 (0.64%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.64%) Mesos
5 3 (0.64%) Nagios
5 3 (0.64%) Salt
6 2 (0.43%) OpenNMS
6 2 (0.43%) Pingdom
6 2 (0.43%) Terraform
6 2 (0.43%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.43%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.21%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.21%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.21%) Marathon
7 1 (0.21%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 50 (10.64%) Google
2 14 (2.98%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.34%) SAP
4 10 (2.13%) Oracle
5 6 (1.28%) VMware
6 5 (1.06%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.06%) Teradata
7 4 (0.85%) Rackspace
7 4 (0.85%) SaltStack
7 4 (0.85%) Tableau
8 3 (0.64%) IBM
8 3 (0.64%) Twitter
8 3 (0.64%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.43%) Apigee
9 2 (0.43%) Facebook
9 2 (0.43%) Informatica
10 1 (0.21%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.21%) Apple
10 1 (0.21%) Lotus
London
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Rate: On Application
Posted: Yesterday
London
Morgan McKinley UK
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 months initially - long-term contract
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Open City
Rate: Competitive salary
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 17 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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