The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
London / City of London
Rank 146 149 184
Rank change year-on-year +3 +35  
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 9 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.30% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 0.92% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 10
Median daily rate £413 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £304 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £430 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +24.13% -9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year - -87.32%  

Ruby on Rails is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1060 1091 1521
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 34.98% 32.80% 30.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 918 1214
Median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +100.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Ruby on Rails as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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

Ruby on Rails
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 in the City of London.

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 18 (100.00%) Ruby
2 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) TDD
3 10 (55.56%) HTML
3 10 (55.56%) CSS
4 7 (38.89%) Java
4 7 (38.89%) BDD
5 5 (27.78%) HTML5
5 5 (27.78%) MySQL
5 5 (27.78%) Web Development
5 5 (27.78%) jQuery
6 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) RSpec
6 4 (22.22%) CSS3
6 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 4 (22.22%) Microservices
7 3 (16.67%) REST
7 3 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
7 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Ajax
7 3 (16.67%) Degree
7 3 (16.67%) Selenium
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 2 (11.11%) Web Services
8 2 (11.11%) Unix
8 2 (11.11%) Linux
8 2 (11.11%) Code Coverage

Ruby on Rails
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.56%) MariaDB
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 4 (22.22%) RSpec
2 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 3 (16.67%) Selenium
3 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.56%) Ant
4 1 (5.56%) Calabash
4 1 (5.56%) Capybara
4 1 (5.56%) Grunt
4 1 (5.56%) gulp
4 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) Maven
4 1 (5.56%) Mocha
4 1 (5.56%) Sahi
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) WATIR
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Ruby Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (11.11%) Ruby Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Angular Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Tester
5 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Unix Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) CSS
1 10 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (27.78%) HTML5
2 5 (27.78%) jQuery
3 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 4 (22.22%) CSS3
4 3 (16.67%) Ajax
4 3 (16.67%) REST
5 2 (11.11%) JSON
5 2 (11.11%) Node.js
5 2 (11.11%) React Native
5 2 (11.11%) Redux
5 2 (11.11%) Sass
5 2 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (5.56%) Chai
6 1 (5.56%) Django
6 1 (5.56%) Ember.js
6 1 (5.56%) Handlebars
6 1 (5.56%) LAMP
6 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Fintech
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (55.56%) TDD
2 7 (38.89%) BDD
3 5 (27.78%) Web Development
4 4 (22.22%) Microservices
5 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Code Coverage
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 2 (11.11%) Kanban
6 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Open Source
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.56%) Data Management
7 1 (5.56%) MVC
7 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
7 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.56%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Ruby
2 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) Python
6 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (11.11%) QA
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
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Rate: £450-£600
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City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
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ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 per Day
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City, London
Morgan Mckinley
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago