Period
to 16 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 545 561 439
Rank change year-on-year +16 -122 +38
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 344 287 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.30% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.03% 0.93% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 187 397
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £400 £370 £325
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
England median hourly rate - £41.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +315.00% +25.00%
UK median hourly rate - £41.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year - +315.00% +25.00%

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 33,476 30,785 30,660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.23% 32.53% 31.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,836 21,905 21,382
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 293 367 356
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £17.10 £18.65 £14.53
90th Percentile £58.75 £52.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +1.33%

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 November 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 November 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 +74 230 £500 +5.26% 91
South East +1 45 £525 +16.67% 14
Midlands -3 30 £428 -0.29% 4
North of England -44 19 £408 -4.12% 12
West Midlands -10 18 £440 +3.53% 1
South West -11 13 £500 +25.00% 6
Yorkshire -21 13 £415 -19.02% 3
East Midlands +7 12 £419 -3.18% 3
North West -24 4 £400 -5.88% 6
North East -6 2 - - 3
East of England -10 2 £575 +35.29% 12
Ruby on Rails
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 337 (97.97%) Ruby
2 221 (64.24%) Agile Software Development
3 173 (50.29%) JavaScript
4 160 (46.51%) TDD
5 130 (37.79%) Git (software)
6 115 (33.43%) Linux
7 102 (29.65%) CSS
7 102 (29.65%) Java
8 98 (28.49%) Scrum
9 97 (28.20%) HTTP
10 89 (25.87%) Continuous Integration
10 89 (25.87%) REST
11 88 (25.58%) Test Automation
11 88 (25.58%) HTML
12 87 (25.29%) Django
13 83 (24.13%) Jenkins
14 82 (23.84%) JSON
15 81 (23.55%) MySQL
16 79 (22.97%) RESTful
17 77 (22.38%) Open Source
18 76 (22.09%) Google
19 75 (21.80%) MVC
20 74 (21.51%) Scala
21 73 (21.22%) PostgreSQL
22 69 (20.06%) Play Framework
22 69 (20.06%) Relational Database
23 68 (19.77%) Kanban
23 68 (19.77%) BDD
24 66 (19.19%) Digital Transformation Programme
25 65 (18.90%) Configuration Management

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 58 (16.86%) Confluence
2 34 (9.88%) Apache
3 18 (5.23%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (2.91%) nginx
5 9 (2.62%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.45%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.58%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.29%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.29%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 51 (14.83%) GitHub
2 32 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (7.56%) Heroku
4 18 (5.23%) PaaS
5 17 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (4.94%) SaaS
6 12 (3.49%) Google Analytics
7 9 (2.62%) Amazon S3
7 9 (2.62%) IaaS
8 7 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (1.74%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (1.16%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.29%) Route 53
11 1 (0.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 97 (28.20%) HTTP
2 31 (9.01%) SSL
3 26 (7.56%) TCP/IP
4 17 (4.94%) DNS
5 15 (4.36%) BIG-IP
6 14 (4.07%) Internet
7 7 (2.03%) Intranet
8 6 (1.74%) RTMP
9 5 (1.45%) Skype
10 2 (0.58%) FTP
10 2 (0.58%) SNMP
11 1 (0.29%) LAN
11 1 (0.29%) SMTP
11 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (23.55%) MySQL
2 73 (21.22%) PostgreSQL
3 69 (20.06%) Relational Database
4 45 (13.08%) NoSQL
5 35 (10.17%) MongoDB
6 22 (6.40%) Redis
7 15 (4.36%) MariaDB
8 9 (2.62%) SQL Server
9 7 (2.03%) Big Data
10 6 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.74%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.74%) HBase
11 2 (0.58%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.29%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.29%) BigQuery
12 1 (0.29%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.29%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 130 (37.79%) Git (software)
2 83 (24.13%) Jenkins
3 62 (18.02%) JIRA
4 58 (16.86%) JUnit
4 58 (16.86%) Subversion
5 46 (13.37%) Hudson
6 38 (11.05%) RSpec
7 27 (7.85%) Cucumber
8 19 (5.52%) Selenium
9 13 (3.78%) Capybara
9 13 (3.78%) Grunt
9 13 (3.78%) gulp
10 12 (3.49%) Bundler
10 12 (3.49%) IntelliJ
10 12 (3.49%) Karma Test Runner
10 12 (3.49%) Sublime Text
11 10 (2.91%) Bitbucket
12 8 (2.33%) Ant
12 8 (2.33%) Gatling
13 7 (2.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (6.69%) Finance
2 15 (4.36%) Law
3 12 (3.49%) Banking
4 7 (2.03%) Retail
5 6 (1.74%) Front Office
5 6 (1.74%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.74%) Marketing
6 4 (1.16%) Games
7 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.29%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) Legal
8 1 (0.29%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 280 (81.40%) Developer
2 128 (37.21%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 82 (23.84%) Ruby Developer
4 54 (15.70%) Scala Developer
5 46 (13.37%) Agile Developer
6 17 (4.94%) Senior Developer
7 15 (4.36%) Architect
7 15 (4.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 13 (3.78%) Ruby Engineer
9 12 (3.49%) Java Developer
9 12 (3.49%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (3.20%) Perl Developer
11 10 (2.91%) Python Developer
11 10 (2.91%) React Developer
11 10 (2.91%) Technical Architect
12 9 (2.62%) Java Scala Developer
12 9 (2.62%) MySQL Developer
12 9 (2.62%) Software Engineer
13 8 (2.33%) Senior Ruby Developer
14 7 (2.03%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (29.65%) CSS
2 89 (25.87%) REST
3 88 (25.58%) HTML
4 87 (25.29%) Django
5 82 (23.84%) JSON
6 79 (22.97%) RESTful
7 69 (20.06%) Play Framework
8 62 (18.02%) Spring
9 59 (17.15%) Guice
10 55 (15.99%) Spring MVC
11 37 (10.76%) AngularJS
12 35 (10.17%) jQuery
13 29 (8.43%) CSS3
13 29 (8.43%) HTML5
14 27 (7.85%) Node.js
15 25 (7.27%) React
16 21 (6.10%) Sass
17 18 (5.23%) .NET
17 18 (5.23%) Ajax
17 18 (5.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.14%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (5.81%) User Experience
3 17 (4.94%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.91%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (2.03%) Virtual Team
6 6 (1.74%) Derivative
6 6 (1.74%) Equity Derivative
7 5 (1.45%) Fintech
8 4 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.16%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.87%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.87%) Internet of Things
9 3 (0.87%) iPad
9 3 (0.87%) iPhone
9 3 (0.87%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.58%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.58%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.29%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 115 (33.43%) Linux
2 20 (5.81%) Unix
3 16 (4.65%) Solaris
3 16 (4.65%) SUSE
3 16 (4.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 14 (4.07%) Windows
5 12 (3.49%) Ubuntu
6 11 (3.20%) Mac OS X
7 7 (2.03%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.16%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.58%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (64.24%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (46.51%) TDD
3 98 (28.49%) Scrum
4 89 (25.87%) Continuous Integration
5 88 (25.58%) Test Automation
6 77 (22.38%) Open Source
7 75 (21.80%) MVC
8 68 (19.77%) BDD
8 68 (19.77%) Kanban
9 66 (19.19%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 65 (18.90%) Configuration Management
11 63 (18.31%) Pair Programming
12 58 (16.86%) Responsive Web Design
13 57 (16.57%) Problem-Solving
13 57 (16.57%) Web Design
14 55 (15.99%) OWASP
15 50 (14.53%) Functional Programming
16 45 (13.08%) Web Development
17 42 (12.21%) Microservices
18 40 (11.63%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 337 (97.97%) Ruby
2 173 (50.29%) JavaScript
3 102 (29.65%) Java
4 74 (21.51%) Scala
5 57 (16.57%) Python
6 38 (11.05%) SQL
7 26 (7.56%) PHP
8 24 (6.98%) Perl
9 16 (4.65%) C
10 14 (4.07%) Shell Script
11 13 (3.78%) C#
12 10 (2.91%) Elixir
13 9 (2.62%) Apple Swift
13 9 (2.62%) CoffeeScript
14 8 (2.33%) Groovy
14 8 (2.33%) Haskell
15 7 (2.03%) Erlang
15 7 (2.03%) ES6
15 7 (2.03%) TypeScript
16 6 (1.74%) Go
Qualifications
1 46 (13.37%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (2.33%) Degree
3 5 (1.45%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.16%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.29%) GDPR
1 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 37 (10.76%) Docker
2 6 (1.74%) HDFS
3 1 (0.29%) Squid
Systems Management
1 25 (7.27%) Puppet
2 17 (4.94%) Ansible
3 15 (4.36%) CFEngine
3 15 (4.36%) Kubernetes
3 15 (4.36%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (3.20%) Grafana
4 11 (3.20%) Kibana
5 6 (1.74%) Terraform
6 3 (0.87%) Graphite
7 2 (0.58%) Marathon
7 2 (0.58%) Mesos
Vendors
1 76 (22.09%) Google
2 15 (4.36%) F5
2 15 (4.36%) Red Hat
3 9 (2.62%) Splunk
4 7 (2.03%) Microsoft
5 6 (1.74%) MapR
6 3 (0.87%) Apple
6 3 (0.87%) New Relic
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe
7 1 (0.29%) Apiary
7 1 (0.29%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco
7 1 (0.29%) Foundry
7 1 (0.29%) SaltStack