Period
to 29 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Ruby on Rails skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 6 months to 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
London > Central London
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 129 237 250
Rank change year-on-year +108 +13 -22
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 35 45 51
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 0.93% 0.53% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.73% 1.34% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 38 41
Median daily rate £513 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £426 £443 £375
90th Percentile £650 £600 £575
London median daily rate £550 £525 £495
% change year-on-year +4.76% +6.06% +13.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

Ruby on Rails is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,282 3,354 3,596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 34.17% 39.78% 39.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 2,672 2,933
Median daily rate £525 £525 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £376 £406 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
London median daily rate £530 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 16
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.85 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.29% +112.94% -11.50%
10th Percentile £24.50 £32.50 £21.13
90th Percentile £59.38 £69.08 £127.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.37 £43.50
% change year-on-year -21.12% +2.01% -3.33%

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Ruby on Rails as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails in Central London

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Ruby on Rails in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Ruby on Rails in Central London

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Ruby on Rails in Central London over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Ruby on Rails in Central London

Ruby on Rails
Contract Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 29 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +78 29 £488 -7.14% 7
City of Westminster - 3 £575 -
West End of London +25 1 £500 +17.65%
Ruby on Rails
London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 35 (100.00%) Ruby
2 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (37.14%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (34.29%) TDD
5 12 (34.29%) CSS
5 12 (34.29%) HTML
6 11 (31.43%) DevOps
7 10 (28.57%) AWS
8 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
8 9 (25.71%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (22.86%) RSpec
9 8 (22.86%) Web Services
10 6 (17.14%) Microservices
10 6 (17.14%) GitHub
11 5 (14.29%) Kubernetes
11 5 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
11 5 (14.29%) Docker
11 5 (14.29%) Travis CI
11 5 (14.29%) Redux
11 5 (14.29%) Scrum
11 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
11 5 (14.29%) JIRA
12 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (11.43%) BC Cleared
12 4 (11.43%) SQL
12 4 (11.43%) BYOD
12 4 (11.43%) User Stories
13 3 (8.57%) API Development
13 3 (8.57%) API Integration

Ruby on Rails
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 1 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (2.86%) CMS
1 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) AWS
2 6 (17.14%) GitHub
3 3 (8.57%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (8.57%) Serverless
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.86%) CloudFront
4 1 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.86%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.86%) IaaS
4 1 (2.86%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.86%) PaaS
4 1 (2.86%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) Redis
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
2 8 (22.86%) RSpec
3 5 (14.29%) JIRA
3 5 (14.29%) Travis CI
4 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (5.71%) Advertising
1 2 (5.71%) Marketing
1 2 (5.71%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 32 (91.43%) Developer
2 17 (48.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 15 (42.86%) Ruby Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Facebook Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (2.86%) Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) AWS Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Business Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Digital Developer
5 1 (2.86%) HTML Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Interaction Developer
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Lead Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Ruby Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) CSS
1 12 (34.29%) HTML
2 8 (22.86%) Web Services
3 5 (14.29%) Redux
4 2 (5.71%) GraphQL
4 2 (5.71%) HTML5
4 2 (5.71%) iOS SDK
4 2 (5.71%) RESTful
4 2 (5.71%) RxJS
5 1 (2.86%) Apollo GraphQL
5 1 (2.86%) Express
5 1 (2.86%) gRPC
5 1 (2.86%) JSON
5 1 (2.86%) Node.js
5 1 (2.86%) React Native
5 1 (2.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (11.43%) BYOD
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing Technology
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) TDD
3 11 (31.43%) DevOps
4 6 (17.14%) Microservices
5 5 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (14.29%) Scrum
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.43%) User Stories
7 3 (8.57%) API Development
7 3 (8.57%) API Integration
7 3 (8.57%) BDD
7 3 (8.57%) Epics
7 3 (8.57%) Front End Development
7 3 (8.57%) Sprint Planning
7 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.71%) Software Architecture
9 1 (2.86%) Business Process Mapping
9 1 (2.86%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (2.86%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 1 (2.86%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Ruby
2 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.43%) SQL
4 2 (5.71%) Apple Swift
4 2 (5.71%) Java
4 2 (5.71%) Kotlin
4 2 (5.71%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Google
2 2 (5.71%) Facebook
3 1 (2.86%) Adyen
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) PayPal
3 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com