Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Ruby on Rails skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 6 months to 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the 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)
UK > England
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 510 421 464
Rank change year-on-year -89 +43 -44
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 377 429 439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.41% 0.51% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.23% 1.59% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 341 315
England median daily rate £475 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +6.06% -3.51%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £311
90th Percentile £588 £563 £600
UK median daily rate £467 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +6.80% +6.06% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
England median hourly rate - - £9.00
UK median hourly rate - - £9.00

Ruby on Rails is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 30,569 26,938 28,068
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.19% 32.08% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,712 18,668 19,796
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £289
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 333 413
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £17.13 £18.75 £13.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £53.75 £57.00
UK median hourly rate £42.38 £40.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% +6.58% +8.57%

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Ruby on Rails as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails in England

Ruby on Rails
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 in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby on Rails in England

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails in England over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby on Rails in England

Ruby on Rails
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 in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ruby on Rails in England

Ruby on Rails
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 20 May 2018. 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 -55 257 £489 +14.33% 91
South East -9 43 £425 -12.37% 8
North of England -51 40 £350 -17.65% 11
Yorkshire -20 23 £350 -36.36% 2
East of England +4 17 £463 -15.91% 6
North West -1 16 £400 -11.11% 9
South West +7 7 £500 -9.09% 6
Midlands -27 7 £488 -7.14% 5
East Midlands -1 5 £469 +33.93% 3
West Midlands -24 2 £550 +4.76% 2
South Coast - 2 - -
North East -42 1 £313 -18.83%
Ruby on Rails
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 370 (98.14%) Ruby
2 204 (54.11%) JavaScript
3 185 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
4 157 (41.64%) TDD
5 146 (38.73%) HTML
6 145 (38.46%) CSS
7 123 (32.63%) Git (software)
8 106 (28.12%) Linux
9 100 (26.53%) Java
10 86 (22.81%) REST
11 81 (21.49%) PostgreSQL
12 70 (18.57%) MySQL
13 68 (18.04%) Open Source
13 68 (18.04%) React
14 64 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
15 62 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
16 60 (15.92%) Test Automation
17 59 (15.65%) AngularJS
18 58 (15.38%) Docker
18 58 (15.38%) SQL
18 58 (15.38%) Python
19 57 (15.12%) JSON
19 57 (15.12%) DevOps
20 56 (14.85%) Fintech
21 52 (13.79%) Redis
21 52 (13.79%) Scrum
22 51 (13.53%) HTML5
23 49 (13.00%) Jenkins
24 48 (12.73%) Microservices
24 48 (12.73%) BDD

Ruby on Rails
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 29 (7.69%) Apache
2 28 (7.43%) Confluence
3 11 (2.92%) Apache Spark
3 11 (2.92%) CMS
4 9 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.86%) OpenStack
5 7 (1.86%) ThingWorx
6 4 (1.06%) Drupal
6 4 (1.06%) WildFly
6 4 (1.06%) WordPress
7 3 (0.80%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.53%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.53%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.53%) nginx
8 2 (0.53%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.27%) Ethereum
Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.27%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.59%) Magento
2 1 (0.27%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 64 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (7.96%) GitHub
3 25 (6.63%) Heroku
4 24 (6.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (5.31%) SaaS
6 16 (4.24%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (3.98%) IaaS
8 12 (3.18%) Amazon S3
9 11 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (2.65%) PaaS
11 7 (1.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (1.86%) Route 53
12 6 (1.59%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (1.59%) Serverless
13 4 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (1.06%) Office 365
14 2 (0.53%) AWS OpsWorks
14 2 (0.53%) Force.com
14 2 (0.53%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 45 (11.94%) HTTP
2 11 (2.92%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.65%) FTP
3 10 (2.65%) SSL
4 8 (2.12%) DNS
4 8 (2.12%) SMS
5 7 (1.86%) Internet
5 7 (1.86%) Modbus
5 7 (1.86%) MQTT
5 7 (1.86%) Wireless
6 4 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.06%) Firewall
6 4 (1.06%) iSCSI
6 4 (1.06%) LAN
6 4 (1.06%) Skype
6 4 (1.06%) VPN
6 4 (1.06%) WAN
7 2 (0.53%) RTMP
8 1 (0.27%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (21.49%) PostgreSQL
2 70 (18.57%) MySQL
3 52 (13.79%) Redis
4 38 (10.08%) Relational Database
5 37 (9.81%) NoSQL
6 34 (9.02%) MongoDB
7 15 (3.98%) SQL Server
8 14 (3.71%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (2.65%) Big Data
10 9 (2.39%) Blockchain
11 7 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 7 (1.86%) Power BI
11 7 (1.86%) Spotfire
12 6 (1.59%) HBase
13 5 (1.33%) Neo4j
14 4 (1.06%) Hadoop
14 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (0.80%) CouchDB
15 3 (0.80%) QlikView
15 3 (0.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 123 (32.63%) Git (software)
2 49 (13.00%) Jenkins
3 36 (9.55%) JIRA
4 34 (9.02%) Subversion
5 28 (7.43%) JUnit
6 26 (6.90%) Hudson
7 25 (6.63%) RSpec
8 19 (5.04%) GitLab
9 18 (4.77%) Cucumber
10 14 (3.71%) Appium
11 9 (2.39%) Selenium
12 7 (1.86%) CircleCI
13 6 (1.59%) webpack
14 5 (1.33%) Mocha
15 4 (1.06%) Capybara
15 4 (1.06%) Vagrant
16 3 (0.80%) Maven
16 3 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
17 2 (0.53%) RubyGems
17 2 (0.53%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (11.67%) Finance
2 14 (3.71%) Law
3 9 (2.39%) Games
4 7 (1.86%) Marketing
5 6 (1.59%) Publishing
6 5 (1.33%) Automotive
6 5 (1.33%) Banking
7 4 (1.06%) Retail
8 3 (0.80%) Front Office
9 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.27%) French Language
10 1 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 296 (78.51%) Developer
2 141 (37.40%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 85 (22.55%) Ruby Developer
4 33 (8.75%) Senior Developer
5 28 (7.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 25 (6.63%) Agile Developer
7 23 (6.10%) JavaScript Developer
7 23 (6.10%) Scala Developer
8 21 (5.57%) Ruby Engineer
9 18 (4.77%) Architect
9 18 (4.77%) Full Stack Developer
10 17 (4.51%) React Developer
11 15 (3.98%) Java Developer
12 13 (3.45%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
13 10 (2.65%) DevOps Engineer
14 9 (2.39%) Senior Ruby Developer
15 8 (2.12%) AWS Developer
16 7 (1.86%) Lead Developer
16 7 (1.86%) Software Engineer
16 7 (1.86%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (38.73%) HTML
2 145 (38.46%) CSS
3 86 (22.81%) REST
4 68 (18.04%) React
5 59 (15.65%) AngularJS
6 57 (15.12%) JSON
7 51 (13.53%) HTML5
8 45 (11.94%) Django
8 45 (11.94%) Node.js
9 44 (11.67%) jQuery
9 44 (11.67%) RESTful
10 42 (11.14%) CSS3
11 39 (10.34%) Spring
12 36 (9.55%) Play Framework
13 28 (7.43%) Guice
14 27 (7.16%) Spring MVC
15 23 (6.10%) React Native
16 19 (5.04%) Ajax
16 19 (5.04%) Sass
17 18 (4.77%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 56 (14.85%) Fintech
2 35 (9.28%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (5.31%) User Experience
4 12 (3.18%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.65%) Credit Risk
6 9 (2.39%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.39%) Internet of Things
6 9 (2.39%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.59%) Private Cloud
8 6 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.06%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 4 (1.06%) Machine to Machine
10 3 (0.80%) e-Health
10 3 (0.80%) NHS
10 3 (0.80%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.53%) Derivative
11 2 (0.53%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.53%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 106 (28.12%) Linux
2 33 (8.75%) Unix
3 10 (2.65%) Ubuntu
4 9 (2.39%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.39%) Mac OS
5 6 (1.59%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.33%) Windows
7 3 (0.80%) Android
8 2 (0.53%) CentOS
8 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (41.64%) TDD
3 68 (18.04%) Open Source
4 62 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
5 60 (15.92%) Test Automation
6 57 (15.12%) DevOps
7 52 (13.79%) Scrum
8 48 (12.73%) BDD
8 48 (12.73%) Microservices
9 47 (12.47%) Configuration Management
10 46 (12.20%) MVC
11 45 (11.94%) Front End Development
12 43 (11.41%) Problem-Solving
13 42 (11.14%) Software Engineering
14 38 (10.08%) OWASP
15 33 (8.75%) Pair Programming
16 32 (8.49%) Functional Programming
16 32 (8.49%) Responsive Web Design
17 30 (7.96%) Kanban
17 30 (7.96%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 370 (98.14%) Ruby
2 204 (54.11%) JavaScript
3 100 (26.53%) Java
4 58 (15.38%) Python
4 58 (15.38%) SQL
5 45 (11.94%) Scala
6 35 (9.28%) Go
7 34 (9.02%) PHP
8 20 (5.31%) ES6
9 13 (3.45%) C
10 9 (2.39%) Apple Swift
11 8 (2.12%) Java 8
12 6 (1.59%) C#
12 6 (1.59%) C++
12 6 (1.59%) Erlang
12 6 (1.59%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.33%) R
14 4 (1.06%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.06%) Elixir
14 4 (1.06%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 22 (5.84%) BPSS Clearance
2 12 (3.18%) Degree
3 11 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (1.86%) Master's Degree
5 5 (1.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.59%) GAAP
2 4 (1.06%) QA
3 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 58 (15.38%) Docker
2 6 (1.59%) HDFS
3 4 (1.06%) vCloud
4 2 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.27%) LXC
5 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (6.10%) Kubernetes
2 22 (5.84%) Ansible
3 20 (5.31%) Puppet
4 17 (4.51%) Terraform
5 14 (3.71%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (2.65%) Mesos
7 9 (2.39%) Marathon
8 7 (1.86%) Grafana
9 3 (0.80%) Capistrano
9 3 (0.80%) Nagios
9 3 (0.80%) Salt
9 3 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.80%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.27%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 41 (10.88%) Google
2 16 (4.24%) Microsoft
3 7 (1.86%) Cisco
3 7 (1.86%) New Relic
3 7 (1.86%) Rollbar
4 6 (1.59%) Atlassian
4 6 (1.59%) Oracle
5 5 (1.33%) SaltStack
6 4 (1.06%) F5
6 4 (1.06%) Palo Alto
7 3 (0.80%) CA
7 3 (0.80%) NetApp
7 3 (0.80%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.80%) Tableau
8 2 (0.53%) Lotus
8 2 (0.53%) MapR
8 2 (0.53%) Sony
9 1 (0.27%) Facebook
9 1 (0.27%) Twitter