Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Ruby on Rails Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 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
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 725 698 705
Rank change year-on-year -27 +7 -108
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 106 175 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 151 136
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £373 £313 £306
90th Percentile £576 £500 £519
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
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 88968 93021 99725
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59275 61281 64512
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 £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2638 3004 3828
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Ruby on Rails Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails Developer in England

Ruby on Rails Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby on Rails Developer in England

Ruby on Rails Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby on Rails Developer in England

Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ruby on Rails Developer in England

Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 18 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 -62 71 £450 +5.88% 9
East of England -12 10 £425 -12.82%
South East +1 9 £200 -50.00% 1
Midlands +27 7 £433 +19.31%
East Midlands +12 7 £433 -
North of England +64 5 £388 -6.06%
North West +28 3 £450 +9.09%
Yorkshire +20 2 £325 -23.53%
South West +4 1 £400 +10.34% 1
Ruby on Rails Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 England region featuring Ruby on Rails Developer in the job title.

1 106 (100.00%) Ruby
1 106 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 61 (57.55%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (48.11%) JavaScript
4 46 (43.40%) TDD
5 35 (33.02%) HTML
5 35 (33.02%) CSS
6 24 (22.64%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (22.64%) React
7 18 (16.98%) RSpec
7 18 (16.98%) MySQL
8 17 (16.04%) BDD
9 16 (15.09%) HTML5
9 16 (15.09%) Git (software)
10 14 (13.21%) Redis
10 14 (13.21%) DevOps
10 14 (13.21%) AngularJS
11 13 (12.26%) Selenium
11 13 (12.26%) Linux
12 12 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (11.32%) CSS3
13 11 (10.38%) GitHub
13 11 (10.38%) REST
13 11 (10.38%) Docker
13 11 (10.38%) SQL
13 11 (10.38%) Scrum
13 11 (10.38%) jQuery
14 8 (7.55%) JIRA
14 8 (7.55%) Greenfield Project
15 7 (6.60%) Front End Development

Ruby on Rails 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 7 (6.60%) Apache
2 2 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.94%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.38%) GitHub
3 7 (6.60%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (5.66%) Heroku
4 6 (5.66%) Route 53
5 5 (4.72%) Amazon S3
5 5 (4.72%) SaaS
6 4 (3.77%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (3.77%) Serverless
7 1 (0.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.94%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.83%) SMS
2 1 (0.94%) Internet
2 1 (0.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.64%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (16.98%) MySQL
3 14 (13.21%) Redis
4 3 (2.83%) Couchbase
4 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.89%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.89%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.94%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 18 (16.98%) RSpec
2 16 (15.09%) Git (software)
3 13 (12.26%) Selenium
4 8 (7.55%) JIRA
5 4 (3.77%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.83%) Capybara
6 3 (2.83%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.94%) Sublime Text
7 1 (0.94%) TextMate
7 1 (0.94%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (3.77%) Finance
2 2 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.94%) Digital Economy
3 1 (0.94%) Marketing
3 1 (0.94%) Retail
3 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 35 (33.02%) CSS
2 35 (33.02%) HTML
3 24 (22.64%) React
4 16 (15.09%) HTML5
5 14 (13.21%) AngularJS
6 12 (11.32%) CSS3
7 11 (10.38%) jQuery
7 11 (10.38%) REST
8 7 (6.60%) RESTful
9 6 (5.66%) Web Services
10 5 (4.72%) Node.js
10 5 (4.72%) SOAP
11 4 (3.77%) JSON
12 3 (2.83%) Marionette.js
12 3 (2.83%) Sass
13 2 (1.89%) .NET
13 2 (1.89%) Ajax
13 2 (1.89%) Redux
13 2 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.55%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (5.66%) Fintech
3 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.83%) User Experience
5 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.94%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.26%) Linux
2 2 (1.89%) Mac OS
2 2 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (57.55%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (43.40%) TDD
3 17 (16.04%) BDD
4 14 (13.21%) DevOps
5 11 (10.38%) Scrum
6 7 (6.60%) E-Commerce
6 7 (6.60%) Front End Development
6 7 (6.60%) Microservices
6 7 (6.60%) Pair Programming
7 6 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (5.66%) Open Source
8 5 (4.72%) Web Development
9 4 (3.77%) OO
9 4 (3.77%) OOP
9 4 (3.77%) Test Automation
10 3 (2.83%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (2.83%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (2.83%) MVC
10 3 (2.83%) Software Engineering
10 3 (2.83%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 106 (100.00%) Ruby
2 51 (48.11%) JavaScript
3 11 (10.38%) SQL
4 5 (4.72%) Go
5 4 (3.77%) Java
6 3 (2.83%) Python
7 2 (1.89%) Elixir
7 2 (1.89%) Scala
8 1 (0.94%) Clojure
8 1 (0.94%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (0.94%) Groovy
8 1 (0.94%) PHP
8 1 (0.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.72%) Degree
2 4 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (10.38%) Docker
2 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (5.66%) Ansible
2 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (3.77%) Oracle
1 4 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (2.83%) SaltStack
3 1 (0.94%) Facebook
3 1 (0.94%) Google