Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Ruby Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 515 445 458
Rank change year-on-year -70 +13 -57
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 119 165 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.37% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.39% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 141 133
London median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +6.19%
10th Percentile £393 £338 £338
90th Percentile £669 £525 £546
England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43845 42658 44659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.00% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31743 30364 31460
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 553 695
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Ruby Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Ruby Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Central London -26 19 £663 +55.88% 5
West London -6 8 £411 -6.17%
East London - 2 £385 -
Ruby Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Ruby
2 85 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (46.22%) Ruby on Rails
4 54 (45.38%) TDD
5 43 (36.13%) JavaScript
6 30 (25.21%) Test Automation
7 26 (21.85%) Python
8 25 (21.01%) BDD
9 22 (18.49%) HTML
10 21 (17.65%) CSS
10 21 (17.65%) Linux
10 21 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
11 20 (16.81%) Unix
11 20 (16.81%) React
12 17 (14.29%) Cucumber
12 17 (14.29%) DevOps
13 16 (13.45%) Mobile App
13 16 (13.45%) E-Commerce
14 15 (12.61%) Finance
15 14 (11.76%) Calabash
15 14 (11.76%) Pair Programming
15 14 (11.76%) Banking
15 14 (11.76%) JSON
15 14 (11.76%) Gherkin
15 14 (11.76%) Mac OS
16 13 (10.92%) RESTful
16 13 (10.92%) ATDD
16 13 (10.92%) Java
17 12 (10.08%) Web Services
17 12 (10.08%) Scrum

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 3 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.84%) Apache
2 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.56%) GitHub
3 5 (4.20%) Serverless
4 3 (2.52%) Heroku
4 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.68%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.68%) Route 53
6 1 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.84%) IaaS
6 1 (0.84%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.72%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.04%) MySQL
3 5 (4.20%) Redis
4 4 (3.36%) Blockchain
5 3 (2.52%) Big Data
6 2 (1.68%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.84%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 14 (11.76%) Calabash
3 11 (9.24%) Appium
3 11 (9.24%) Git (software)
4 9 (7.56%) RSpec
5 8 (6.72%) Xcode
6 5 (4.20%) Selenium
7 4 (3.36%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.68%) JIRA
9 1 (0.84%) JMeter
General
1 15 (12.61%) Finance
2 14 (11.76%) Banking
3 4 (3.36%) Retail
4 1 (0.84%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (46.22%) Ruby on Rails
2 22 (18.49%) HTML
3 21 (17.65%) CSS
4 20 (16.81%) React
5 14 (11.76%) Gherkin
5 14 (11.76%) JSON
6 13 (10.92%) RESTful
7 12 (10.08%) AngularJS
7 12 (10.08%) Web Services
8 10 (8.40%) Velocity
8 10 (8.40%) XML
9 9 (7.56%) REST
10 7 (5.88%) HTML5
11 6 (5.04%) CSS3
11 6 (5.04%) Node.js
12 4 (3.36%) OAuth
12 4 (3.36%) OAuth2
12 4 (3.36%) OpenID
13 3 (2.52%) RAML
13 3 (2.52%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.45%) Mobile App
2 8 (6.72%) Video on Demand
3 6 (5.04%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (5.04%) Taxonomies
3 6 (5.04%) Video\Live Streaming
4 5 (4.20%) Fintech
5 4 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.65%) Linux
2 20 (16.81%) Unix
3 14 (11.76%) Mac OS
4 6 (5.04%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.52%) Android
6 2 (1.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (45.38%) TDD
3 30 (25.21%) Test Automation
4 25 (21.01%) BDD
5 17 (14.29%) DevOps
6 16 (13.45%) E-Commerce
7 14 (11.76%) Pair Programming
8 13 (10.92%) ATDD
9 12 (10.08%) Scrum
10 11 (9.24%) Acceptance Criteria
10 11 (9.24%) Functional Testing
10 11 (9.24%) Investment Management
10 11 (9.24%) Kanban
11 10 (8.40%) Manual Testing
11 10 (8.40%) Scrum-ban
11 10 (8.40%) User Stories
12 8 (6.72%) Exploratory Testing
12 8 (6.72%) Mobile Development
12 8 (6.72%) Web Development
13 7 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 119 (100.00%) Ruby
2 43 (36.13%) JavaScript
3 26 (21.85%) Python
4 13 (10.92%) Java
5 10 (8.40%) Go
6 8 (6.72%) Apple Swift
7 6 (5.04%) Scala
7 6 (5.04%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.04%) SQL
8 2 (1.68%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.68%) Clojure
8 2 (1.68%) Elixir
8 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.84%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (6.72%) Degree
2 3 (2.52%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.52%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (1.68%) CCSP
3 2 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.68%) CISM
3 2 (1.68%) CISSP
4 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.68%) QA
3 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (5.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.52%) Ansible
2 2 (1.68%) Packer
2 2 (1.68%) Terraform
3 1 (0.84%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (5.04%) Xamarin
2 4 (3.36%) Oracle
2 4 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.68%) SaltStack
4 1 (0.84%) IBM
4 1 (0.84%) Rackspace