The median contractor rate for a Ruby Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 338 350 331
Rank change year-on-year +12 -19  
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 74 78 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.36% 0.36% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.38% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 75 82
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £363 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +15.62% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19396 20655 22146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.29% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13838 14981 15430
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 228 376
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.94 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.46% -4.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Ruby Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Ruby Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby Developer in London

Ruby Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ruby Developer in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby Developer in London

Ruby Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby Developer in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby Developer in London

Ruby Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
City of London -17 9 £450 - 4
Croydon - 1 £500 -
Ruby Developer
England

Ruby Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Ruby Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Ruby Developer in the job title.

1 163 (100.00%) Ruby
2 107 (65.64%) Ruby on Rails
3 94 (57.67%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (41.72%) TDD
5 54 (33.13%) JavaScript
6 36 (22.09%) Java
7 34 (20.86%) Docker
8 32 (19.63%) Test Automation
9 30 (18.40%) HTML
9 30 (18.40%) CSS
10 29 (17.79%) BDD
11 28 (17.18%) Git (software)
12 27 (16.56%) OO
13 22 (13.50%) PostgreSQL
13 22 (13.50%) Go
14 20 (12.27%) MySQL
15 19 (11.66%) Finance
15 19 (11.66%) GitHub
16 18 (11.04%) HTML5
17 15 (9.20%) Games
17 15 (9.20%) CSS3
17 15 (9.20%) DevOps
17 15 (9.20%) Greenfield Project
18 14 (8.59%) React
18 14 (8.59%) REST
18 14 (8.59%) RSpec
19 13 (7.98%) Amazon AWS
19 13 (7.98%) Linux
19 13 (7.98%) Python
20 12 (7.36%) Back Office

Ruby Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.66%) GitHub
2 13 (7.98%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.13%) Heroku
4 4 (2.45%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.61%) Broadband
1 1 (0.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.50%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (12.27%) MySQL
3 6 (3.68%) Big Data
4 5 (3.07%) Redis
5 3 (1.84%) Blockchain
6 2 (1.23%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.23%) BigQuery
6 2 (1.23%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.23%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.61%) Riak
Development Applications
1 28 (17.18%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.59%) RSpec
3 7 (4.29%) JIRA
4 4 (2.45%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.84%) Gradle
5 3 (1.84%) Travis CI
6 2 (1.23%) Appium
6 2 (1.23%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.61%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.61%) Bundler
7 1 (0.61%) Calabash
7 1 (0.61%) Capybara
7 1 (0.61%) GitLab
7 1 (0.61%) Hudson
7 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.61%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.61%) Subversion
General
1 19 (11.66%) Finance
2 15 (9.20%) Games
3 12 (7.36%) Back Office
4 7 (4.29%) Banking
5 2 (1.23%) Front Office
5 2 (1.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (65.64%) Ruby on Rails
2 30 (18.40%) CSS
2 30 (18.40%) HTML
3 18 (11.04%) HTML5
4 15 (9.20%) CSS3
5 14 (8.59%) React
5 14 (8.59%) REST
6 11 (6.75%) RESTful
7 10 (6.13%) JSON
8 9 (5.52%) Web Services
9 7 (4.29%) AngularJS
9 7 (4.29%) Ext JS
9 7 (4.29%) OAuth
9 7 (4.29%) OAuth2
9 7 (4.29%) OpenID
9 7 (4.29%) RAML
9 7 (4.29%) SAML
9 7 (4.29%) Swagger
10 6 (3.68%) jQuery
10 6 (3.68%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.20%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (3.07%) Online Games
3 4 (2.45%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.45%) Social Media
4 3 (1.84%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.84%) User Experience
5 2 (1.23%) Blog
5 2 (1.23%) Fintech
6 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.61%) NHS
6 1 (0.61%) PKI
6 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.98%) Linux
2 10 (6.13%) Mac OS
3 9 (5.52%) Unix
4 4 (2.45%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.23%) Android
6 1 (0.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (57.67%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (41.72%) TDD
3 32 (19.63%) Test Automation
4 29 (17.79%) BDD
5 27 (16.56%) OO
6 15 (9.20%) DevOps
7 12 (7.36%) Software Engineering
8 11 (6.75%) Microservices
8 11 (6.75%) Scrum
9 10 (6.13%) E-Commerce
10 9 (5.52%) Refactoring
11 7 (4.29%) Continuous Deployment
11 7 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (4.29%) Web Development
12 6 (3.68%) API Development
12 6 (3.68%) Front End Development
12 6 (3.68%) Kanban
12 6 (3.68%) Open Source
13 5 (3.07%) Data Modelling
13 5 (3.07%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 163 (100.00%) Ruby
2 54 (33.13%) JavaScript
3 36 (22.09%) Java
4 22 (13.50%) Go
5 13 (7.98%) Python
6 8 (4.91%) SQL
7 4 (2.45%) C++
8 3 (1.84%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.23%) Clojure
9 2 (1.23%) Elixir
9 2 (1.23%) Scala
10 1 (0.61%) C
10 1 (0.61%) C#
10 1 (0.61%) ES6
10 1 (0.61%) Perl
10 1 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (3.68%) Degree
2 5 (3.07%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.84%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 34 (20.86%) Docker
2 7 (4.29%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 5 (3.07%) Puppet
1 5 (3.07%) Terraform
2 3 (1.84%) Ansible
2 3 (1.84%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (6.13%) Apigee
2 4 (2.45%) Facebook
2 4 (2.45%) Google
3 2 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.61%) SAP
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