Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Ruby on Rails Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 20 November 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
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 184 198
Rank change year-on-year -9 +14 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 10 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.20% 0.063% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.065% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 9
East of England median daily rate £425 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.82% +14.71% +13.33%
10th Percentile £388 £481 £369
90th Percentile £489 £499 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4801 4588 5650
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.95% 95.70% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2760 2650 3306
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £206
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 366 538
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £21.88 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.86% +4.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £11.11 £11.33 £10.68
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

Ruby on Rails Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Ruby on Rails Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails Developer in the East of England

Ruby on Rails Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby on Rails Developer in the East of England

Ruby on Rails Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Hertfordshire +1 10 £425 -12.82%
Ruby on Rails Developer
England

Ruby on Rails Developer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 East of England region featuring Ruby on Rails Developer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Ruby
1 10 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (70.00%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (70.00%) Redis
2 7 (70.00%) React
3 6 (60.00%) Ansible
3 6 (60.00%) Open Source
3 6 (60.00%) TDD
4 5 (50.00%) Pair Programming
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) OOP
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Fintech
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
6 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Apache
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) MVC
6 1 (10.00%) RSpec
6 1 (10.00%) Retail

Ruby on Rails Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (10.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (70.00%) Redis
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) RSpec
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (70.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Fintech
2 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Open Source
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) Pair Programming
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Ansible