Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 540 429 509
Rank change year-on-year -111 +80 -48
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 312 449 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.50% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.04% 1.59% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 367 313
England median daily rate £475 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.12% -6.32%
10th Percentile £350 £331 £295
90th Percentile £588 £550 £598
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.18% -5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 30,130 28,293 28,807
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.30% 31.80% 29.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,651 19,690 20,145
England median daily rate £475 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £283
90th Percentile £630 £600 £594
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 323 505
England median hourly rate £40.15 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.38% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £19.00 £15.75 £16.10
90th Percentile £55.18 £51.67 £56.81
UK median hourly rate £40.15 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +0.38% +3.90% +10.00%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -128 184 £500 +17.65% 103
South East +5 41 £450 +2.86% 17
East of England +18 33 £450 -11.11% 6
North of England -29 32 £349 -20.74% 14
North West +12 16 £354 -17.97% 9
Yorkshire -31 12 £325 -27.78% 5
Midlands -14 9 £469 -10.71% 1
South West +2 6 £500 +11.11% 5
East Midlands +4 5 £488 - 1
West Midlands -17 4 £400 -20.71%
North East +6 2 £380 -5.82%
South Coast - 1 - -
Ruby on Rails
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 307 (98.40%) Ruby
2 172 (55.13%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (54.81%) JavaScript
4 132 (42.31%) HTML
5 131 (41.99%) TDD
6 130 (41.67%) CSS
7 87 (27.88%) PostgreSQL
8 78 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 73 (23.40%) React
10 68 (21.79%) Open Source
11 63 (20.19%) HTML5
12 62 (19.87%) CSS3
13 61 (19.55%) MySQL
13 61 (19.55%) Python
14 60 (19.23%) Linux
15 56 (17.95%) Redis
16 55 (17.63%) BDD
17 53 (16.99%) Java
18 52 (16.67%) REST
19 50 (16.03%) JSON
19 50 (16.03%) Scrum
20 48 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
21 45 (14.42%) Docker
22 44 (14.10%) Front End Development
22 44 (14.10%) Django
23 43 (13.78%) AngularJS
24 42 (13.46%) Test Automation
25 40 (12.82%) Scala
26 39 (12.50%) Finance
27 38 (12.18%) Continuous Integration

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 20 (6.41%) Confluence
2 17 (5.45%) Apache
3 8 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.56%) nginx
4 7 (2.24%) CMS
4 7 (2.24%) ThingWorx
5 6 (1.92%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.96%) Drupal
6 3 (0.96%) WordPress
7 2 (0.64%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.64%) Jetty
8 1 (0.32%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.32%) Hyperledger
8 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.28%) Magento
2 1 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 48 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (8.01%) SaaS
3 23 (7.37%) GitHub
4 16 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (3.53%) Route 53
7 10 (3.21%) Amazon S3
8 8 (2.56%) Heroku
8 8 (2.56%) IaaS
8 8 (2.56%) PaaS
9 6 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.92%) Serverless
10 5 (1.60%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (1.28%) Office 365
11 4 (1.28%) Trello
12 3 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.96%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.69%) HTTP
2 9 (2.88%) Internet
3 7 (2.24%) Modbus
3 7 (2.24%) MQTT
3 7 (2.24%) SMS
3 7 (2.24%) Wireless
4 6 (1.92%) Firewall
5 5 (1.60%) VPN
6 4 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.28%) iSCSI
6 4 (1.28%) LAN
6 4 (1.28%) WAN
7 3 (0.96%) SSL
8 2 (0.64%) Network Security
8 2 (0.64%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.32%) Broadband
9 1 (0.32%) Skype
9 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (27.88%) PostgreSQL
2 61 (19.55%) MySQL
3 56 (17.95%) Redis
4 27 (8.65%) Relational Database
5 25 (8.01%) MongoDB
6 23 (7.37%) NoSQL
7 17 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (2.24%) Power BI
8 7 (2.24%) Spotfire
9 6 (1.92%) Big Data
9 6 (1.92%) SQL Server
10 5 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.28%) Blockchain
11 4 (1.28%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.96%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.64%) Flink
13 2 (0.64%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.64%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 78 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 35 (11.22%) Jenkins
3 32 (10.26%) JIRA
4 29 (9.29%) RSpec
5 25 (8.01%) Subversion
6 23 (7.37%) JUnit
7 22 (7.05%) Cucumber
8 18 (5.77%) Appium
8 18 (5.77%) Selenium
9 12 (3.85%) GitLab
10 11 (3.53%) webpack
11 9 (2.88%) Capybara
12 8 (2.56%) Hudson
12 8 (2.56%) Mocha
13 5 (1.60%) CircleCI
13 5 (1.60%) Maven
13 5 (1.60%) Vagrant
14 4 (1.28%) Bitbucket
14 4 (1.28%) WebDriver
15 3 (0.96%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 39 (12.50%) Finance
2 10 (3.21%) Law
3 5 (1.60%) Automotive
4 4 (1.28%) Games
4 4 (1.28%) Retail
5 3 (0.96%) Back Office
5 3 (0.96%) Banking
5 3 (0.96%) Front Office
5 3 (0.96%) Marketing
5 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.64%) Digital Economy
6 2 (0.64%) Publishing
7 1 (0.32%) French Language
7 1 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 239 (76.60%) Developer
2 116 (37.18%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 69 (22.12%) Ruby Developer
4 35 (11.22%) Senior Developer
5 33 (10.58%) JavaScript Developer
6 32 (10.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 24 (7.69%) Architect
8 23 (7.37%) React Developer
9 19 (6.09%) Agile Developer
10 16 (5.13%) Scala Developer
10 16 (5.13%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
11 12 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
12 11 (3.53%) DevOps Engineer
12 11 (3.53%) Senior Ruby Developer
13 8 (2.56%) Java Developer
13 8 (2.56%) Ruby Engineer
14 7 (2.24%) Digital Architect
14 7 (2.24%) HTML Developer
15 6 (1.92%) JavaScript Engineer
15 6 (1.92%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (42.31%) HTML
2 130 (41.67%) CSS
3 73 (23.40%) React
4 63 (20.19%) HTML5
5 62 (19.87%) CSS3
6 52 (16.67%) REST
7 50 (16.03%) JSON
8 44 (14.10%) Django
9 43 (13.78%) AngularJS
10 37 (11.86%) jQuery
11 34 (10.90%) Ajax
11 34 (10.90%) Play Framework
12 32 (10.26%) Node.js
12 32 (10.26%) RESTful
13 30 (9.62%) React Native
14 26 (8.33%) Spring
15 23 (7.37%) Redux
16 21 (6.73%) Guice
17 20 (6.41%) Web Services
18 16 (5.13%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.26%) Greenfield Project
2 31 (9.94%) Fintech
3 17 (5.45%) User Experience
4 12 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.53%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.21%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.24%) Internet of Things
8 6 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.92%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.28%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 4 (1.28%) Machine to Machine
10 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.96%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.64%) NHS
11 2 (0.64%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.64%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.32%) Animation
12 1 (0.32%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 60 (19.23%) Linux
2 18 (5.77%) Unix
3 10 (3.21%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.56%) Ubuntu
5 7 (2.24%) Android
5 7 (2.24%) Mac OS
6 5 (1.60%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.28%) Windows
8 2 (0.64%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (55.13%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (41.99%) TDD
3 68 (21.79%) Open Source
4 55 (17.63%) BDD
5 50 (16.03%) Scrum
6 44 (14.10%) Front End Development
7 42 (13.46%) Test Automation
8 38 (12.18%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (12.18%) DevOps
9 34 (10.90%) Configuration Management
9 34 (10.90%) Software Engineering
10 28 (8.97%) Responsive Web Design
11 27 (8.65%) Microservices
12 26 (8.33%) MVC
13 25 (8.01%) Mentoring
14 22 (7.05%) Kanban
14 22 (7.05%) Web Development
15 21 (6.73%) OO
15 21 (6.73%) Web Design
16 20 (6.41%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 307 (98.40%) Ruby
2 171 (54.81%) JavaScript
3 61 (19.55%) Python
4 53 (16.99%) Java
5 40 (12.82%) Scala
6 35 (11.22%) Go
7 33 (10.58%) SQL
8 31 (9.94%) PHP
9 11 (3.53%) ES6
10 10 (3.21%) C#
11 9 (2.88%) Apple Swift
12 8 (2.56%) C
13 7 (2.24%) R
14 5 (1.60%) Clojure
14 5 (1.60%) Perl
15 4 (1.28%) C++
15 4 (1.28%) Elixir
16 3 (0.96%) Erlang
17 2 (0.64%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (4.17%) Degree
2 11 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.24%) Master's Degree
4 5 (1.60%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (1.60%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.92%) GAAP
2 4 (1.28%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 45 (14.42%) Docker
2 4 (1.28%) vCloud
3 2 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.64%) Firmware
3 2 (0.64%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.32%) LXC
Systems Management
1 30 (9.62%) Ansible
2 26 (8.33%) Kubernetes
3 24 (7.69%) Terraform
4 12 (3.85%) Puppet
5 9 (2.88%) Grafana
5 9 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.64%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.64%) Kibana
6 2 (0.64%) logstash
6 2 (0.64%) Nagios
6 2 (0.64%) Packer
6 2 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (10.90%) Google
2 12 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.60%) Oracle
4 4 (1.28%) Atlassian
4 4 (1.28%) Cisco
4 4 (1.28%) F5
4 4 (1.28%) Palo Alto
5 3 (0.96%) Apiary
5 3 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.64%) Facebook
6 2 (0.64%) New Relic
6 2 (0.64%) SaltStack
6 2 (0.64%) Sony
6 2 (0.64%) Tableau
7 1 (0.32%) Capita
7 1 (0.32%) Civica
7 1 (0.32%) Progress
7 1 (0.32%) Segue
7 1 (0.32%) Twitter