Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Ruby Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in 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 Developer
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 699 648 674
Rank change year-on-year -51 +26 -83
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 150 229 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 188 179
England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £393 £313 £313
90th Percentile £656 £525 £530
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89119 91561 99256
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.77% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59385 60311 64207
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2639 2960 3840
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.96 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Ruby Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby Developer in England

Ruby Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby Developer in England

Ruby Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby Developer in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby Developer in England

Ruby Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ruby Developer in England

Ruby Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby Developer within the 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
London -59 119 £475 +11.76% 30
South East +9 18 £500 +21.21% 3
East of England -7 11 £425 +6.25%
North of England +21 1 £437 +1.63% 4
Yorkshire -7 1 £437 +16.53% 3
Ruby Developer
UK

Ruby Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Ruby 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 England region featuring Ruby Developer in the job title.

1 150 (100.00%) Ruby
2 100 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (48.00%) TDD
4 70 (46.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 48 (32.00%) JavaScript
6 34 (22.67%) Pair Programming
7 33 (22.00%) Amazon AWS
8 32 (21.33%) Test Automation
8 32 (21.33%) Python
9 30 (20.00%) Finance
9 30 (20.00%) DevOps
10 29 (19.33%) React
11 28 (18.67%) BDD
11 28 (18.67%) Linux
12 27 (18.00%) Banking
13 26 (17.33%) CSS
13 26 (17.33%) HTML
13 26 (17.33%) Java
14 23 (15.33%) Go
15 22 (14.67%) Unix
16 18 (12.00%) Git (software)
17 17 (11.33%) JSON
17 17 (11.33%) Cucumber
18 16 (10.67%) Mobile App
18 16 (10.67%) PostgreSQL
18 16 (10.67%) E-Commerce
19 14 (9.33%) Mac OS
19 14 (9.33%) RESTful
19 14 (9.33%) Calabash
19 14 (9.33%) AngularJS

Ruby Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 10 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (2.67%) Apache
3 3 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.67%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.67%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.67%) Luigi
4 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Pipeline Pilot
Cloud Services
1 33 (22.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (8.67%) GitHub
2 13 (8.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (7.33%) PaaS
4 10 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (6.67%) OpenShift
5 5 (3.33%) Serverless
6 3 (2.00%) Heroku
7 2 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.33%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.33%) Route 53
7 2 (1.33%) SaaS
8 1 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.67%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (9.33%) Redis
3 7 (4.67%) MySQL
4 4 (2.67%) Big Data
4 4 (2.67%) Blockchain
5 2 (1.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.67%) KNIME
6 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 17 (11.33%) Cucumber
3 14 (9.33%) Calabash
3 14 (9.33%) Jenkins
4 11 (7.33%) Appium
4 11 (7.33%) RSpec
5 8 (5.33%) Xcode
6 5 (3.33%) Selenium
7 2 (1.33%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.33%) GitLab
7 2 (1.33%) JIRA
7 2 (1.33%) Sublime Text
7 2 (1.33%) Subversion
7 2 (1.33%) TextMate
7 2 (1.33%) webpack
8 1 (0.67%) JMeter
General
1 30 (20.00%) Finance
2 27 (18.00%) Banking
3 10 (6.67%) Automotive
3 10 (6.67%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.67%) Retail
5 2 (1.33%) Back Office
5 2 (1.33%) Front Office
6 1 (0.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (46.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 29 (19.33%) React
3 26 (17.33%) CSS
3 26 (17.33%) HTML
4 17 (11.33%) JSON
5 14 (9.33%) AngularJS
5 14 (9.33%) Gherkin
5 14 (9.33%) RESTful
6 12 (8.00%) Web Services
7 11 (7.33%) XML
8 10 (6.67%) Velocity
9 9 (6.00%) CSS3
9 9 (6.00%) HTML5
9 9 (6.00%) REST
10 7 (4.67%) Node.js
11 4 (2.67%) jQuery
11 4 (2.67%) OAuth
11 4 (2.67%) OAuth2
11 4 (2.67%) OpenID
11 4 (2.67%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.67%) Mobile App
2 9 (6.00%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (5.33%) Video on Demand
4 6 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (4.00%) Taxonomies
4 6 (4.00%) Video\Live Streaming
5 5 (3.33%) Fintech
6 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.67%) Life Science
6 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.67%) Linux
2 22 (14.67%) Unix
3 14 (9.33%) Mac OS
4 6 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.00%) Android
6 2 (1.33%) Windows
7 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (48.00%) TDD
3 34 (22.67%) Pair Programming
4 32 (21.33%) Test Automation
5 30 (20.00%) DevOps
6 28 (18.67%) BDD
7 16 (10.67%) E-Commerce
8 13 (8.67%) ATDD
9 12 (8.00%) Scrum
10 11 (7.33%) Acceptance Criteria
10 11 (7.33%) Functional Testing
10 11 (7.33%) Investment Management
10 11 (7.33%) Kanban
10 11 (7.33%) User Stories
10 11 (7.33%) Web Development
11 10 (6.67%) Manual Testing
11 10 (6.67%) Scrum-ban
12 8 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (5.33%) Exploratory Testing
12 8 (5.33%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 150 (100.00%) Ruby
2 48 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 32 (21.33%) Python
4 26 (17.33%) Java
5 23 (15.33%) Go
6 8 (5.33%) Apple Swift
6 8 (5.33%) SQL
7 7 (4.67%) Scala
8 6 (4.00%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.67%) Perl
10 2 (1.33%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.33%) Clojure
10 2 (1.33%) Elixir
10 2 (1.33%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.33%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.67%) C
11 1 (0.67%) C#
11 1 (0.67%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 8 (5.33%) Degree
2 3 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (1.33%) CCSP
3 2 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.33%) CISM
3 2 (1.33%) CISSP
4 1 (0.67%) PhD
4 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.33%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (6.00%) Ansible
2 2 (1.33%) Packer
2 2 (1.33%) Terraform
3 1 (0.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (6.67%) Google
2 6 (4.00%) Oracle
2 6 (4.00%) Xamarin
3 4 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.33%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.67%) IBM
5 1 (0.67%) Netezza
5 1 (0.67%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.67%) RapidMiner