The median contractor rate for a Ruby Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 482 524 490
Rank change year-on-year +42 -34  
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 101 90 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 78 86
Median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £321 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £506 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £450
% change year-on-year -5.40% -17.77%  
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 England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39444 47062 46529
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.27% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25724 30895 28569
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1347 1459 1887
Median hourly rate £18.40 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.54% +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Ruby Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Ruby Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +55 87 £450 +7.14% 29
Yorkshire +5 5 £450 -5.26% 2
North East - 5 £350 -
South East +11 2 £395 +4.63% 3
South West -14 1 - -
North West - 1 £450 -
Ruby Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 169 (100.00%) Ruby
2 117 (69.23%) Ruby on Rails
3 95 (56.21%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (44.97%) TDD
5 71 (42.01%) JavaScript
6 59 (34.91%) Java
7 45 (26.63%) CSS
8 44 (26.04%) HTML
9 42 (24.85%) Git (software)
10 39 (23.08%) Docker
11 33 (19.53%) OO
12 29 (17.16%) DevOps
13 28 (16.57%) PostgreSQL
14 26 (15.38%) Linux
14 26 (15.38%) BDD
15 25 (14.79%) MySQL
16 24 (14.20%) Python
17 23 (13.61%) Microservices
18 22 (13.02%) Go
18 22 (13.02%) Games
19 20 (11.83%) HTML5
20 17 (10.06%) Software Engineering
20 17 (10.06%) Back Office
21 16 (9.47%) CSS3
21 16 (9.47%) REST
22 15 (8.88%) Finance
22 15 (8.88%) Scrum
22 15 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
22 15 (8.88%) Amazon AWS
23 14 (8.28%) RSpec

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 4 (2.37%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.78%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.18%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) SAP Business One
1 2 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.88%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.28%) GitHub
3 9 (5.33%) Heroku
4 4 (2.37%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.18%) Datadog
5 2 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.18%) PaaS
6 1 (0.59%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.37%) HTTP
2 1 (0.59%) Broadband
2 1 (0.59%) Internet
2 1 (0.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.57%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (14.79%) MySQL
3 7 (4.14%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.55%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.55%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.96%) Redis
6 3 (1.78%) Big Data
7 2 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.18%) BigQuery
7 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 42 (24.85%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.28%) RSpec
3 10 (5.92%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.55%) Subversion
5 5 (2.96%) JIRA
5 5 (2.96%) Travis CI
6 4 (2.37%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.78%) Gradle
7 3 (1.78%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.78%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.18%) Appium
8 2 (1.18%) Bazaar
8 2 (1.18%) Bundler
9 1 (0.59%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.59%) Calabash
9 1 (0.59%) Capybara
9 1 (0.59%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.59%) GitLab
9 1 (0.59%) Hudson
9 1 (0.59%) Selenium
General
1 22 (13.02%) Games
2 17 (10.06%) Back Office
3 15 (8.88%) Finance
4 5 (2.96%) Marketing
5 3 (1.78%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.18%) Electronics
6 2 (1.18%) Front Office
6 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.18%) Retail
7 1 (0.59%) Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (69.23%) Ruby on Rails
2 45 (26.63%) CSS
3 44 (26.04%) HTML
4 20 (11.83%) HTML5
5 16 (9.47%) CSS3
5 16 (9.47%) REST
6 12 (7.10%) RESTful
7 11 (6.51%) Web Services
8 9 (5.33%) jQuery
9 8 (4.73%) .NET
9 8 (4.73%) ASP.NET
9 8 (4.73%) Node.js
9 8 (4.73%) Sass
9 8 (4.73%) Spring
10 7 (4.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (4.14%) Ext JS
10 7 (4.14%) Play Framework
10 7 (4.14%) SAML
10 7 (4.14%) Spring MVC
11 5 (2.96%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.55%) Online Games
2 4 (2.37%) Social Media
3 3 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (1.78%) User Experience
4 2 (1.18%) Blog
4 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.59%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.59%) Fintech
5 1 (0.59%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (0.59%) NHS
5 1 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.38%) Linux
2 11 (6.51%) Unix
3 9 (5.33%) Mac OS
4 4 (2.37%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.78%) Android
5 3 (1.78%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (56.21%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (44.97%) TDD
3 33 (19.53%) OO
4 29 (17.16%) DevOps
5 26 (15.38%) BDD
6 23 (13.61%) Microservices
7 17 (10.06%) Software Engineering
8 15 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (8.88%) Scrum
9 14 (8.28%) Web Development
10 13 (7.69%) Automated Testing
11 11 (6.51%) Kanban
11 11 (6.51%) MVC
12 10 (5.92%) Unit Testing
13 9 (5.33%) Continuous Deployment
13 9 (5.33%) Front End Development
14 7 (4.14%) Open Source
14 7 (4.14%) Refactoring
15 6 (3.55%) Configuration Management
15 6 (3.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 169 (100.00%) Ruby
2 71 (42.01%) JavaScript
3 59 (34.91%) Java
4 24 (14.20%) Python
5 22 (13.02%) Go
6 10 (5.92%) Scala
7 9 (5.33%) SQL
8 8 (4.73%) C#
9 5 (2.96%) C++
10 4 (2.37%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.59%) Clojure
11 1 (0.59%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.59%) Elixir
11 1 (0.59%) ES6
11 1 (0.59%) PHP
11 1 (0.59%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 10 (5.92%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.37%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.78%) Degree
4 2 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.59%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.18%) SDET
System Software
1 39 (23.08%) Docker
2 7 (4.14%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (5.92%) Terraform
2 7 (4.14%) Puppet
3 6 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.96%) Ansible
5 2 (1.18%) Capistrano
5 2 (1.18%) Pingdom
5 2 (1.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (7.10%) Apigee
2 4 (2.37%) Facebook
2 4 (2.37%) Google
2 4 (2.37%) SAP
3 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.59%) VMware
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