Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 524 477 439
Rank change year-on-year -47 -38 +6
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 372 359 534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.41% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.14% 1.25% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 244 386
England median daily rate £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% -2.02%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £313
90th Percentile £597 £563 £556
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
England median hourly rate - £41.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +361.11% +12.50%
UK median hourly rate - £41.50 £9.00
% change year-on-year - +361.11% +12.50%

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 32,600 28,815 29,774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.90% 32.67% 29.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,254 19,966 21,027
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £298
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 370 356
England median hourly rate £41.61 £40.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.03% +9.59% -1.35%
10th Percentile £16.05 £16.23 £12.25
90th Percentile £57.75 £53.75 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11% -2.70%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +36 264 £500 +8.11% 102
South East -22 45 £438 -2.78% 15
North of England -40 34 £388 -8.82% 10
Yorkshire -27 22 £363 -19.44% 6
Midlands -8 17 £419 -1.47% 3
North West -6 11 £425 - 1
West Midlands -25 9 £438 +2.94% 1
East Midlands +1 8 £406 +3.83% 2
South West -2 4 £500 +25.00% 7
East of England -9 4 £500 -9.09% 8
South Coast - 2 - -
North East -33 1 £313 -24.56% 3
Ruby on Rails
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 365 (98.12%) Ruby
2 199 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (48.66%) JavaScript
4 155 (41.67%) TDD
5 142 (38.17%) Git (software)
6 129 (34.68%) CSS
7 118 (31.72%) HTML
8 114 (30.65%) Java
9 111 (29.84%) Linux
10 105 (28.23%) REST
11 84 (22.58%) HTTP
12 80 (21.51%) Continuous Integration
13 78 (20.97%) JSON
13 78 (20.97%) MySQL
13 78 (20.97%) PostgreSQL
14 76 (20.43%) Test Automation
15 75 (20.16%) MVC
16 70 (18.82%) Scrum
17 68 (18.28%) Open Source
18 65 (17.47%) Jenkins
19 64 (17.20%) Scala
20 63 (16.94%) Django
21 61 (16.40%) Configuration Management
22 60 (16.13%) SQL
23 59 (15.86%) Microservices
24 58 (15.59%) Relational Database
24 58 (15.59%) AngularJS
25 57 (15.32%) Play Framework
25 57 (15.32%) Google
25 57 (15.32%) Spring

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 42 (11.29%) Confluence
2 35 (9.41%) Apache
3 13 (3.49%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (2.15%) CMS
4 8 (2.15%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.34%) nginx
7 4 (1.08%) WildFly
8 2 (0.54%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.54%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.54%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.27%) Drupal
9 1 (0.27%) Ethereum
9 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.27%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Magento
1 2 (0.54%) Shopify
2 1 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 51 (13.71%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (10.22%) GitHub
3 31 (8.33%) Heroku
4 23 (6.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (4.57%) IaaS
6 16 (4.30%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (4.30%) Amazon S3
6 16 (4.30%) SaaS
7 13 (3.49%) PaaS
8 12 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (2.69%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (1.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (1.88%) Google Analytics
11 6 (1.61%) Route 53
12 5 (1.34%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (1.34%) Serverless
13 4 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.54%) Force.com
15 1 (0.27%) DigitalOcean
15 1 (0.27%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 84 (22.58%) HTTP
2 27 (7.26%) SSL
3 25 (6.72%) TCP/IP
4 18 (4.84%) DNS
5 13 (3.49%) Internet
6 12 (3.23%) FTP
7 8 (2.15%) BIG-IP
8 7 (1.88%) RTMP
9 6 (1.61%) Intranet
10 3 (0.81%) Skype
11 1 (0.27%) SMS
11 1 (0.27%) SMTP
11 1 (0.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (20.97%) MySQL
1 78 (20.97%) PostgreSQL
2 58 (15.59%) Relational Database
3 43 (11.56%) NoSQL
4 39 (10.48%) Redis
5 38 (10.22%) MongoDB
6 17 (4.57%) SQL Server
7 12 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (2.96%) Big Data
8 11 (2.96%) HBase
9 10 (2.69%) MariaDB
10 8 (2.15%) Blockchain
11 7 (1.88%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.08%) Neo4j
12 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.54%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.54%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 142 (38.17%) Git (software)
2 65 (17.47%) Jenkins
3 51 (13.71%) Subversion
4 47 (12.63%) JIRA
5 45 (12.10%) JUnit
6 36 (9.68%) Hudson
7 30 (8.06%) RSpec
8 19 (5.11%) Selenium
9 16 (4.30%) Cucumber
9 16 (4.30%) GitLab
10 8 (2.15%) CircleCI
11 7 (1.88%) Capybara
11 7 (1.88%) Grunt
11 7 (1.88%) gulp
11 7 (1.88%) Karma Test Runner
11 7 (1.88%) Visual Studio Team System
11 7 (1.88%) webpack
12 6 (1.61%) IntelliJ
12 6 (1.61%) Sublime Text
13 5 (1.34%) Bundler
General
1 41 (11.02%) Finance
2 13 (3.49%) Law
3 12 (3.23%) Banking
4 9 (2.42%) Games
4 9 (2.42%) Retail
5 7 (1.88%) Front Office
5 7 (1.88%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.34%) Marketing
7 4 (1.08%) Publishing
8 1 (0.27%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 280 (75.27%) Developer
2 125 (33.60%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 94 (25.27%) Ruby Developer
4 37 (9.95%) Scala Developer
5 33 (8.87%) Agile Developer
6 27 (7.26%) Ruby Engineer
7 20 (5.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 18 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
9 17 (4.57%) Architect
9 17 (4.57%) Java Developer
9 17 (4.57%) Senior Developer
10 16 (4.30%) Full Stack Developer
11 12 (3.23%) React Developer
12 11 (2.96%) Technical Architect
13 10 (2.69%) DevOps Engineer
13 10 (2.69%) Python Developer
13 10 (2.69%) Web Developer
14 9 (2.42%) Software Engineer
15 8 (2.15%) HTML Developer
16 7 (1.88%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (34.68%) CSS
2 118 (31.72%) HTML
3 105 (28.23%) REST
4 78 (20.97%) JSON
5 63 (16.94%) Django
6 58 (15.59%) AngularJS
7 57 (15.32%) Play Framework
7 57 (15.32%) Spring
8 54 (14.52%) HTML5
8 54 (14.52%) RESTful
9 46 (12.37%) Guice
9 46 (12.37%) React
10 45 (12.10%) CSS3
11 41 (11.02%) Spring MVC
12 36 (9.68%) Node.js
13 35 (9.41%) jQuery
14 27 (7.26%) Sass
15 20 (5.38%) .NET
15 20 (5.38%) Ajax
16 17 (4.57%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.22%) Fintech
1 38 (10.22%) Greenfield Project
2 28 (7.53%) User Experience
3 14 (3.76%) Virtual Team
4 12 (3.23%) Credit Risk
5 11 (2.96%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.69%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (1.88%) Derivative
7 7 (1.88%) Equity Derivative
7 7 (1.88%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.81%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.81%) e-Health
9 2 (0.54%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.54%) NHS
9 2 (0.54%) PKI
10 1 (0.27%) Animation
10 1 (0.27%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.27%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.27%) iPad
10 1 (0.27%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 111 (29.84%) Linux
2 27 (7.26%) Unix
3 13 (3.49%) Ubuntu
4 9 (2.42%) Solaris
4 9 (2.42%) SUSE
4 9 (2.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 7 (1.88%) Windows
6 5 (1.34%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.08%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.54%) CentOS
8 2 (0.54%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (41.67%) TDD
3 80 (21.51%) Continuous Integration
4 76 (20.43%) Test Automation
5 75 (20.16%) MVC
6 70 (18.82%) Scrum
7 68 (18.28%) Open Source
8 61 (16.40%) Configuration Management
9 59 (15.86%) Microservices
10 56 (15.05%) Problem-Solving
11 54 (14.52%) Pair Programming
12 53 (14.25%) OWASP
13 52 (13.98%) DevOps
14 49 (13.17%) Web Development
15 47 (12.63%) Responsive Web Design
16 46 (12.37%) BDD
16 46 (12.37%) Functional Programming
16 46 (12.37%) Kanban
17 45 (12.10%) Web Design
18 40 (10.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 365 (98.12%) Ruby
2 181 (48.66%) JavaScript
3 114 (30.65%) Java
4 64 (17.20%) Scala
5 60 (16.13%) SQL
6 53 (14.25%) Python
7 23 (6.18%) PHP
8 18 (4.84%) ES6
9 16 (4.30%) Go
10 15 (4.03%) Perl
11 14 (3.76%) C
12 10 (2.69%) C#
12 10 (2.69%) Java 8
12 10 (2.69%) Shell Script
13 8 (2.15%) C++
13 8 (2.15%) Groovy
14 7 (1.88%) Apple Swift
14 7 (1.88%) TypeScript
15 6 (1.61%) PowerShell
16 5 (1.34%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (9.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 9 (2.42%) Degree
3 7 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.61%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.81%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 49 (13.17%) Docker
2 11 (2.96%) HDFS
3 2 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.27%) Squid
4 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (6.99%) Puppet
2 15 (4.03%) Ansible
2 15 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (3.23%) Mesos
4 11 (2.96%) Marathon
5 10 (2.69%) Kubernetes
6 8 (2.15%) CFEngine
7 6 (1.61%) Grafana
7 6 (1.61%) Kibana
7 6 (1.61%) Terraform
8 3 (0.81%) Capistrano
8 3 (0.81%) Nagios
8 3 (0.81%) Salt
8 3 (0.81%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.54%) Graphite
10 1 (0.27%) OpenNMS
10 1 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 57 (15.32%) Google
2 11 (2.96%) Red Hat
3 10 (2.69%) New Relic
4 8 (2.15%) F5
4 8 (2.15%) Microsoft
5 7 (1.88%) MapR
5 7 (1.88%) Oracle
5 7 (1.88%) Rollbar
5 7 (1.88%) Splunk
6 4 (1.08%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.08%) SaltStack
7 3 (0.81%) CA
7 3 (0.81%) Cisco
7 3 (0.81%) NetApp
7 3 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.54%) Lotus
9 1 (0.27%) Adobe
9 1 (0.27%) Apple
9 1 (0.27%) IBM
9 1 (0.27%) SAP