20 Best Ruby

to Hire
in 2024

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Mohit Kishore

Toronto, ON, Canada

Creative Web developer Seasoned Product Manager

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Marco Rapaccini

Kendal LA9, UK

I develop your web app or startup product

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Haris Iftikhar

Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

Pro Full-Stack Dev: MERN/MEAN, Django, NextJS

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Isaac Bell

New York, NY, USA

Software Engineer & Technical Writer

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Julian Valle Garcia

New York, NY, USA

Software Engineer, Building Stunning Websites

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Haroon Ahmed

Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Passionate Ruby on Rails developer

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Shahzaib Ali

Arizona, USA

National-Level Data & Software Specialist

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Kevin Klingelhoefer

Scranton, PA, USA

15+ yrs: Reliable, Cost-effective Software

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Tomiwa Folorunso

Lagos, Nigeria

5+ years in diverse software development.

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Ismail Courr


πŸš€Fullstack Engineer & Web Developer



United States

Senior React Front-End Dev | Next.Js | Typescript

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Luis Castro

AD500 Andorra la Vella, Andorra

I’m an experienced web and app developer

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kadha Jyothik sandeep

Hyderabad, Telangana, India

πŸš€ Full Stack Engineer: React, Node.js, MongoDB

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chandan nm


Tech Expert: Web & Mobile Dev πŸš€

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Ahmed Afify

Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Comprehensive software solutions πŸ“±πŸ’»βœ¨

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Kshitij C

Bali, Indonesia

Unicorn β€” Full-Stack Designer & Developer

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Douglas Schlenker

Kanata, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Building great software that has a positive impact

Common projects for Ruby experts

Building web applications using Ruby on Rails.

Creating backend services for mobile apps.

Developing APIs for seamless integration with other software.

Implementing complex algorithms and data structures.

Performing server-side scripting and web server configuration.

Developing, managing, and optimizing databases with Ruby.

Tips for working with and hiring Ruby experts

Define your project

Clearly outline your project requirements, goals, and expectations. This includes the specific tasks you need the Ruby expert to perform, the project timeline, and the desired outcome.

Review their skills and experience

Review the freelancer's skills, experience, and past projects. Ensure they have proven expertise in Ruby and related tools, and that they have successfully completed similar projects in the past.

Communication is essential

Maintain regular communication with the Ruby expert through Contra. Provide clear feedback and promptly address any queries or issues. This will help ensure the project stays on track and meets your expectations.

Establish milestones

For large or long-term projects, consider setting up milestones. This allows you to break down the project into manageable stages, making it easier to track progress and ensure timely delivery.

How to hire Ruby experts

Define your needs

Understand your project requirements and what tasks you need the Ruby expert to perform. This will help you communicate your needs clearly when posting a job.

Post a detailed job

Provide comprehensive details about your project when posting a job on Contra. Include information about the specific tasks, project timeline, and any necessary skills or experience.

Review applications

Evaluate the applications you receive based on the applicants' skills, experience, and previous projects. Shortlist those who best fit your project requirements.

Conduct interviews

Interview the shortlisted candidates to assess their technical knowledge and problem-solving skills. Use this opportunity to discuss your project specifics and expectations.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right Ruby expert, make an offer through Contra. This should include the project details, payment terms, and timeline.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Ruby experts

1. Can you describe a complex problem you solved using Ruby? What approach did you take?

2. What tools do you typically use in your Ruby projects, and why?

3. How do you test your code, and how do you handle debugging in Ruby?

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Frequently asked

Ruby is a high-level, interpreted programming language that focuses on simplicity and productivity. It's often used for web development, and it forms the basis of the popular Ruby on Rails web framework.

Ruby is a high-level, interpreted programming language that focuses on simplicity and productivity. It's often used for web development, and it forms the basis of the popular Ruby on Rails web framework.

A freelance Ruby expert develops and maintains web applications using Ruby and related technologies. They write server-side code, create databases, develop APIs, and ensure the smooth operation of the backend of websites or web applications.

Hiring a Ruby expert on Contra gives you access to top-tier freelance talent. It's easy to review their skills, experience, and previous projects, and you can manage all communication, contracts, and payments in one place. Plus, with Contra's commission-free policy, you can be sure you're getting great value.

To hire a Ruby expert on Contra, post a job detailing your project requirements. Ruby experts who match your requirements can then apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of Ruby experts and invite those you're interested in to apply.

Projects that require Ruby skills include developing web applications, creating backend services for mobile apps, developing APIs, managing databases, and any other tasks that involve server-side scripting.

The cost of hiring a Ruby expert on Contra can range from $30 to $150 per hour, depending on the complexity of the project and the freelancer's experience and skills.

Ruby experts are paid commission-free on Contra. They can charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. Each payment is held in escrow until the client approves the deliverables, ensuring secure and fair transactions.

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