The median contractor rate for a Ruby on Rails Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
UK / England
Rank 521 554 519
Rank change year-on-year +33 -35  
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 64 61 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 48 57
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £325 £381
% change year-on-year +9.61% -14.75%  
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 39636 46701 45542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25783 30610 27944
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
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 1372 1458 1840
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £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 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Ruby on Rails Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 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 +56 58 £438 +14.37% 20
North West +26 1 £313 -
South East +17 1 £400 +23.07% 7
Yorkshire +6 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £425 -
Ruby on Rails Developer
UK

Ruby on Rails Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 140 (100.00%) Ruby
1 140 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 89 (63.57%) JavaScript
3 69 (49.29%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (45.00%) HTML
5 60 (42.86%) CSS
6 44 (31.43%) TDD
7 35 (25.00%) Java
8 29 (20.71%) BDD
9 28 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 28 (20.00%) OO
10 25 (17.86%) MySQL
10 25 (17.86%) Docker
11 24 (17.14%) HTML5
11 24 (17.14%) Web Development
12 23 (16.43%) PostgreSQL
13 22 (15.71%) RSpec
14 21 (15.00%) AngularJS
15 20 (14.29%) CSS3
16 19 (13.57%) Games
17 18 (12.86%) Scrum
18 17 (12.14%) Amazon AWS
19 16 (11.43%) Heroku
19 16 (11.43%) REST
19 16 (11.43%) jQuery
19 16 (11.43%) SQL
19 16 (11.43%) Python
19 16 (11.43%) Sass
19 16 (11.43%) Go
20 15 (10.71%) GitHub

Ruby on Rails Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (4.29%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.86%) CMS
3 1 (0.71%) Apache
3 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.43%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.14%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (11.43%) Heroku
3 15 (10.71%) GitHub
4 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.71%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.57%) Internet
2 6 (4.29%) HTTP
3 4 (2.86%) Network Security
4 1 (0.71%) Broadband
4 1 (0.71%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.86%) MySQL
2 23 (16.43%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.29%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.14%) Redis
6 3 (2.14%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.43%) QlikView
8 1 (0.71%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.71%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 22 (15.71%) RSpec
3 8 (5.71%) Cucumber
3 8 (5.71%) Subversion
4 7 (5.00%) Capybara
4 7 (5.00%) JIRA
4 7 (5.00%) Vagrant
5 6 (4.29%) git-flow
6 5 (3.57%) JUnit
7 3 (2.14%) Bundler
7 3 (2.14%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.43%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.71%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.71%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.71%) GitLab
9 1 (0.71%) Selenium
General
1 19 (13.57%) Games
2 9 (6.43%) Finance
3 7 (5.00%) Back Office
4 6 (4.29%) Marketing
4 6 (4.29%) Publishing
5 4 (2.86%) Electronics
5 4 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.71%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 63 (45.00%) HTML
3 60 (42.86%) CSS
4 24 (17.14%) HTML5
5 21 (15.00%) AngularJS
6 20 (14.29%) CSS3
7 16 (11.43%) jQuery
7 16 (11.43%) REST
7 16 (11.43%) Sass
8 14 (10.00%) React
9 11 (7.86%) Ajax
9 11 (7.86%) Backbone.js
10 9 (6.43%) Ember.js
10 9 (6.43%) Web Services
11 8 (5.71%) RESTful
12 5 (3.57%) Dropwizard
12 5 (3.57%) LESS
12 5 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (2.86%) Node.js
13 4 (2.86%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.29%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.86%) Digital Media
3 4 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (2.86%) Social Media
4 3 (2.14%) User Experience
5 2 (1.43%) Online Games
6 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.71%) Fintech
6 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.71%) Linux
2 7 (5.00%) Unix
3 5 (3.57%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (49.29%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (31.43%) TDD
3 29 (20.71%) BDD
4 28 (20.00%) OO
5 24 (17.14%) Web Development
6 18 (12.86%) Scrum
7 13 (9.29%) Microservices
7 13 (9.29%) Software Engineering
8 11 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (7.14%) Kanban
10 9 (6.43%) DevOps
11 8 (5.71%) CRM
12 7 (5.00%) Automated Testing
12 7 (5.00%) OOP
12 7 (5.00%) Unit Testing
13 6 (4.29%) MVC
13 6 (4.29%) Open Source
14 5 (3.57%) Configuration Management
14 5 (3.57%) Visualisation
14 5 (3.57%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 140 (100.00%) Ruby
2 89 (63.57%) JavaScript
3 35 (25.00%) Java
4 16 (11.43%) Go
4 16 (11.43%) Python
4 16 (11.43%) SQL
5 5 (3.57%) Scala
6 4 (2.86%) PHP
7 2 (1.43%) R
8 1 (0.71%) Clojure
8 1 (0.71%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (0.71%) ES6
Qualifications
1 8 (5.71%) Degree
1 8 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 25 (17.86%) Docker
2 7 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.57%) Puppet
3 3 (2.14%) Terraform
4 1 (0.71%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 6 (4.29%) SAP
2 4 (2.86%) Facebook
3 3 (2.14%) Apigee
3 3 (2.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.43%) Tableau
4 2 (1.43%) VMware
5 1 (0.71%) Google
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