The median contractor rate for a Ruby on Rails Developer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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) Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 163 195
Rank change year-on-year +6 +32  
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.063% 0.086% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.091% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £338 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £315 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £395 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £381
% change year-on-year +23.07% -14.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3036 3303 5257
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.20% 94.89% 95.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2316 2681 3962
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 75
Median hourly rate £20.50 £19.50 £18.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.15% +4.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £43.57 £32.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £16.60
% change year-on-year -5.40% +11.44%  

Ruby on Rails Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Ruby on Rails Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails Developer in the City of London

Ruby on Rails Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby on Rails Developer in the City of London

Ruby on Rails Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby on Rails Developer in the City of London

Ruby on Rails Developer Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, Ruby on Rails Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Ruby on Rails Developer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) React Native
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Node.js
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Disruptive Innovation
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS

Ruby on Rails Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) React Native
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Disruptive Innovation
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Java
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago