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Looking for skilled Ruby on Rails developers to join your tech team? Here’s some expert guidance on how and where to tap into this talent pool.
You can widen your hiring pool by looking at other backend engineers with object-oriented language skills, as long as you’re open to developers that want to learn this skill. Python is often the top choice for a language to switch from.
Ruby on Rails developer salaries can vary widely depending on company size, industry, individual experience and skills, as well as type of work. These factors all influence the salary a company will offer to a prospective hire.
That said, since Ruby on Rails is a Ruby framework — have a look at more detailed salary breakdowns for Ruby developers in the following region:
Check out our developer salary hub for more salary information, including programming languages, industry and frameworks.
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To put together a job description for a Ruby on Rails developer, check out our guide on creating a role scorecard here, and use our downloadable scorecard template. When it comes to adding required skills to your job description, check out our list of key skills for Ruby on Rails developers above.
By putting together a good role scorecard, it will be easier to come up with the practical definition of the right person for the role you are trying to fill. You are then ready to set up your public-facing job advert.
It's easier than ever to tap into a global pool of tech talent, and South Africa offers a thriving marketplace of developers. For employers, hiring Ruby on Rails developers in South Africa provides several advantages:
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