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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
UK / England
Rank 360 406 397
Rank change year-on-year +46 -9  
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 227 218 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.54% 0.45% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.72% 1.58% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 148 156
Median daily rate £438 £400 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -6.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +24.13% -9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year - -87.32%  

Ruby on Rails is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13203 13782 12955
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.59% 28.21% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9163 9665 8511
Median daily rate £425 £410 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +3.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 214 176
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.80% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Ruby on Rails as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 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 +55 130 £439 +3.23% 46
North East - 42 £385 - 1
South East -24 16 £410 -1.79% 10
Yorkshire +2 14 £550 +22.22% 9
West Midlands +16 10 £525 - 3
East of England -1 4 £450 +23.28% 4
South West -20 3 £550 +57.14% 2
Midlands - 3 £600 -
North West +28 2 £381 +17.30% 2
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
Ruby on Rails
UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 442 (99.77%) Ruby
2 262 (59.14%) Agile Software Development
3 258 (58.24%) HTML
4 252 (56.88%) CSS
5 216 (48.76%) JavaScript
6 186 (41.99%) HTML5
7 156 (35.21%) CSS3
8 150 (33.86%) Java
9 145 (32.73%) Git (software)
10 143 (32.28%) TDD
11 139 (31.38%) REST
12 125 (28.22%) JSON
13 124 (27.99%) Play Framework
14 123 (27.77%) Scala
15 121 (27.31%) Django
16 113 (25.51%) Ajax
17 105 (23.70%) Open Source
18 96 (21.67%) Automated Testing
19 93 (20.99%) Spring
19 93 (20.99%) Python
20 92 (20.77%) Scrum
21 91 (20.54%) MySQL
22 82 (18.51%) Linux
22 82 (18.51%) MVC
22 82 (18.51%) Continuous Integration
23 81 (18.28%) PostgreSQL
24 80 (18.06%) C#
25 77 (17.38%) Google
25 77 (17.38%) Web Development
26 73 (16.48%) JIRA

Ruby on Rails
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 52 (11.74%) Confluence
2 19 (4.29%) Apache
3 15 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (1.81%) OpenStack
4 8 (1.81%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.58%) CMS
6 3 (0.68%) Drupal
7 2 (0.45%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.45%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.45%) Moodle
7 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.23%) IIS
8 1 (0.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (0.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (2.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.90%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 61 (13.77%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (7.45%) GitHub
3 26 (5.87%) Heroku
4 23 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.35%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.45%) SaaS
8 2 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 67 (15.12%) HTTP
2 13 (2.93%) Internet
3 5 (1.13%) Network Security
4 2 (0.45%) Broadband
4 2 (0.45%) SSL
5 1 (0.23%) Firewall
5 1 (0.23%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.23%) LDAP
5 1 (0.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (20.54%) MySQL
2 81 (18.28%) PostgreSQL
3 61 (13.77%) NoSQL
3 61 (13.77%) Relational Database
4 56 (12.64%) MongoDB
5 44 (9.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (1.81%) Big Data
7 6 (1.35%) Redis
8 5 (1.13%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (1.13%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.90%) SQL Server
10 3 (0.68%) BigQuery
10 3 (0.68%) QlikView
10 3 (0.68%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.45%) HBase
11 2 (0.45%) Presto
11 2 (0.45%) SimpleDB
11 2 (0.45%) SQLite
12 1 (0.23%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 145 (32.73%) Git (software)
2 73 (16.48%) JIRA
3 71 (16.03%) Subversion
4 63 (14.22%) Jenkins
5 55 (12.42%) JUnit
6 48 (10.84%) RSpec
7 43 (9.71%) Cucumber
8 12 (2.71%) Vagrant
9 9 (2.03%) Capybara
10 8 (1.81%) Selenium
11 6 (1.35%) git-flow
11 6 (1.35%) Travis CI
12 5 (1.13%) Bundler
13 4 (0.90%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.90%) Gradle
13 4 (0.90%) Mercurial
14 3 (0.68%) GitLab
14 3 (0.68%) Grunt
14 3 (0.68%) Maven
15 2 (0.45%) gulp
General
1 35 (7.90%) Games
2 32 (7.22%) Finance
3 31 (7.00%) Marketing
4 22 (4.97%) Back Office
5 12 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.48%) Electronics
6 11 (2.48%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.81%) Publishing
8 3 (0.68%) Banking
9 2 (0.45%) Front Office
10 1 (0.23%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Legal
10 1 (0.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 339 (76.52%) Developer
2 140 (31.60%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 120 (27.09%) Ruby Developer
4 54 (12.19%) Architect
5 51 (11.51%) Java Developer
6 48 (10.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 47 (10.61%) Scala Developer
8 41 (9.26%) Technical Architect
9 24 (5.42%) Digital Architect
10 23 (5.19%) Java Scala Developer
11 21 (4.74%) Digital Technical Architect
11 21 (4.74%) Full Stack Developer
12 18 (4.06%) Web Developer
13 17 (3.84%) JavaScript Developer
14 15 (3.39%) Agile Developer
15 13 (2.93%) Agile Java Developer
15 13 (2.93%) Senior Developer
16 12 (2.71%) C# Developer
16 12 (2.71%) Lead Developer
17 11 (2.48%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (58.24%) HTML
2 252 (56.88%) CSS
3 186 (41.99%) HTML5
4 156 (35.21%) CSS3
5 139 (31.38%) REST
6 125 (28.22%) JSON
7 124 (27.99%) Play Framework
8 121 (27.31%) Django
9 113 (25.51%) Ajax
10 93 (20.99%) Spring
11 70 (15.80%) Guice
12 67 (15.12%) Spring MVC
13 60 (13.54%) RESTful
14 50 (11.29%) jQuery
14 50 (11.29%) Sass
15 48 (10.84%) AngularJS
16 43 (9.71%) Web Services
17 29 (6.55%) React
18 27 (6.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 24 (5.42%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.16%) User Experience
2 25 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.71%) Linux Command Line
4 10 (2.26%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.81%) Online Games
6 7 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.35%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.35%) Fintech
7 6 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.13%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.13%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.90%) Social Media
10 2 (0.45%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.45%) NHS
10 2 (0.45%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.45%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.23%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.23%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 82 (18.51%) Linux
2 30 (6.77%) Unix
3 8 (1.81%) Windows
4 7 (1.58%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.13%) Android
5 5 (1.13%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.45%) Solaris
6 2 (0.45%) SUSE
6 2 (0.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (59.14%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (32.28%) TDD
3 105 (23.70%) Open Source
4 96 (21.67%) Automated Testing
5 92 (20.77%) Scrum
6 82 (18.51%) Continuous Integration
6 82 (18.51%) MVC
7 77 (17.38%) Web Development
8 66 (14.90%) Configuration Management
9 63 (14.22%) Responsive Web Design
10 62 (14.00%) BDD
10 62 (14.00%) Web Design
11 57 (12.87%) OO
12 49 (11.06%) OWASP
13 48 (10.84%) Front End Development
14 43 (9.71%) Microservices
15 41 (9.26%) Software Engineering
16 38 (8.58%) DevOps
17 36 (8.13%) Kanban
18 31 (7.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 442 (99.77%) Ruby
2 216 (48.76%) JavaScript
3 150 (33.86%) Java
4 123 (27.77%) Scala
5 93 (20.99%) Python
6 80 (18.06%) C#
7 41 (9.26%) SQL
8 23 (5.19%) Go
9 17 (3.84%) PHP
10 6 (1.35%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.35%) C++
10 6 (1.35%) XPath
11 5 (1.13%) Perl
12 4 (0.90%) CoffeeScript
13 3 (0.68%) Elixir
13 3 (0.68%) R
14 2 (0.45%) C
14 2 (0.45%) Clojure
14 2 (0.45%) Erlang
14 2 (0.45%) ES6
Qualifications
1 21 (4.74%) Security Cleared
2 13 (2.93%) Degree
3 9 (2.03%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.23%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.81%) QA
2 3 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 53 (11.96%) Docker
2 7 (1.58%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.45%) NFS
3 2 (0.45%) Squid
3 2 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (2.93%) Puppet
3 10 (2.26%) Terraform
4 6 (1.35%) Ansible
5 3 (0.68%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.45%) Mesos
6 2 (0.45%) Pingdom
6 2 (0.45%) Salt
7 1 (0.23%) Kibana
7 1 (0.23%) logstash
Vendors
1 77 (17.38%) Google
2 24 (5.42%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.39%) Apigee
3 15 (3.39%) SAP
4 4 (0.90%) Facebook
4 4 (0.90%) Oracle
4 4 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (0.68%) Tableau
5 3 (0.68%) VMware
6 2 (0.45%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.23%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.23%) Informatica
7 1 (0.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.23%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.23%) Teradata
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