Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 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
23 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 120 194 240
Rank change year-on-year +74 +46 +19
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 13 54 55
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 0.59% 0.74% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.00% 2.05% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 41 39
Median daily rate £550 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £459 £431 £413
90th Percentile £580 £700 £590
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - £25.00 -

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 650 2,632 3,743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 29.63% 35.90% 40.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 2,120 3,059
Median daily rate £538 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £325 £381 £375
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Median hourly rate £36.25 £43.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +61.11% +25.58%
10th Percentile £35.00 £25.38 £14.40
90th Percentile £39.48 £62.15 £72.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year -26.82% +19.58% +25.00%

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 +86 13 £550 +4.76% 27
Ruby on Rails
London

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 13 (100.00%) Ruby
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) TDD
2 5 (38.46%) Go
3 4 (30.77%) React
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Leadership
4 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 3 (23.08%) Coaching
4 3 (23.08%) Node.js
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) QA
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) RESTful
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
5 2 (15.38%) DevOps
6 1 (7.69%) Sidekiq
6 1 (7.69%) Apple Swift
6 1 (7.69%) React Native
6 1 (7.69%) Kotlin
6 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) REST
6 1 (7.69%) Redis
6 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
6 1 (7.69%) Microservices
6 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Ruby Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Android Developer
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Developer
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (7.69%) iOS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.69%) React Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Android Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) React
2 3 (23.08%) Node.js
3 2 (15.38%) RESTful
4 1 (7.69%) Android SDK
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) Django
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) JSON
4 1 (7.69%) React Native
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) Sidekiq
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) TDD
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Coaching
2 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Leadership
3 2 (15.38%) BDD
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Android Development
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
4 1 (7.69%) Microservices
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) OOP
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Ruby
2 5 (38.46%) Go
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Apple Swift
3 1 (7.69%) Kotlin
3 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes