Top 10 Ruby on Rails Jobs Websites

Finding a job programming ruby shouldn’t be hard!

That is, if you know how to code ruby, are willing to dip your hands into rails from time to time, have some faith in yourself.. Oh, and send your application to one of the many opportunities presenting themself for Ruby programmers from the list I provide in this article!

I’ve listed below a list my favorite resources for finding Ruby based jobs.

I think you’ll agree, they try having good listings and they aim to be up to date with the most recent. Not to mention.. 52 people would like a job where all they do is code ruby.. Don’t believe me? See for yourself! The number was well over 300 before this article came out. Just kidding!

Here are some of the top sites for finding Ruby and Rails jobs:

http://jobs.rubynow.com - The pinacle of ruby job listings (check here first)
http://hotdigs.com/ - Good list with Salaray amounts
http://weblog.rubyonrails.org/jobs (a few jobs with specific details)
http://www.opensourcexperts.com/Jobs/index_html/Ruby on Rails/
http://www.indeed.com/jobs/ruby
RailsJobs.com - Purely ruby on Rails Jobs
DevBistro - A cool site for all sorts of developer jobs
http://wiki.rubygarden.com - wiki about ruby jobs
http://www.jobserve.com
http://jobs.37signals.com/jobs

For specific jobs/listings:

 

Odeo in San Francisco is looking for Developers of Ruby on Rails & Ajax
MotionBox is looking for Rails Devs.
Odesk has openings for Rails Developers
PlanetArgon Rails Hosting company

I even hear Boeng is hiring for Ruby programmers for doing real-time simulations

O’reilly has an article promoting and encouraging people to go solo as their own rails developer/company! If you do this, kudos to you. Way to show some heart and faith in new technology.

Ruby Related IT Skills - Here is a comparison of how Ruby ranks for job ads!
Top 20

Over the last 6 months job ads across the UK citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of job ads and their proportion against the total number of ads sampled citing Ruby.

1 368 (68.66 %) Java
2 268 (50.00 %) J2EE
3 196 (36.57 %) OO
4 192 (35.82 %) Ruby on Rails
5 168 (31.34 %) JSP
6 165 (30.78 %) Python
7 161 (30.04 %) Linux
8 135 (25.19 %) Perl
9 134 (25.00 %) XML
10 132 (24.63 %) PHP
11 126 (23.51 %) Hibernate
12 109 (20.34 %) UNIX
13 105 (19.59 %) Struts
13= 105 (19.59 %) Oracle
13= 105 (19.59 %) Apache
14 102 (19.03 %) SQL
14= 102 (19.03 %) JavaScript
15 101 (18.84 %) MySQL
16 100 (18.66 %) Agile Software…
17 97 (18.10 %) Extreme Progra…