The median contractor rate for a Ruby Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby Developer
England / London
Rank 316 364 341
Rank change year-on-year +48 -23  
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 86 55 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.45% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.26% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 44 54
Median daily rate £450 £423 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.50% -6.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £474 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £450
% change year-on-year -3.44% -19.44%  
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 18217 20900 19829
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.84% 95.03% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12944 14975 13682
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 282 362
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -12.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +8 7 £475 +18.75% 10
Ruby Developer
England

Ruby Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 137 (100.00%) Ruby
2 98 (71.53%) Ruby on Rails
3 78 (56.93%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (41.61%) TDD
5 54 (39.42%) JavaScript
6 44 (32.12%) Java
7 36 (26.28%) CSS
8 35 (25.55%) HTML
8 35 (25.55%) Docker
9 33 (24.09%) OO
10 28 (20.44%) Git (software)
11 26 (18.98%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (16.06%) Games
12 22 (16.06%) BDD
13 21 (15.33%) Go
14 20 (14.60%) HTML5
15 17 (12.41%) Back Office
15 17 (12.41%) Python
15 17 (12.41%) MySQL
16 16 (11.68%) DevOps
16 16 (11.68%) CSS3
17 15 (10.95%) Amazon AWS
17 15 (10.95%) REST
18 14 (10.22%) Linux
19 13 (9.49%) GitHub
19 13 (9.49%) Finance
19 13 (9.49%) RSpec
20 12 (8.76%) Scrum
20 12 (8.76%) Software Engineering
20 12 (8.76%) Apigee

Ruby Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (2.92%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.46%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.73%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.95%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.49%) GitHub
3 11 (8.03%) Heroku
4 4 (2.92%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.46%) Datadog
5 2 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.46%) PaaS
6 1 (0.73%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.46%) HTTP
2 1 (0.73%) Broadband
2 1 (0.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.98%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (12.41%) MySQL
3 5 (3.65%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.65%) Redis
4 4 (2.92%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.19%) Big Data
6 2 (1.46%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.46%) BigQuery
6 2 (1.46%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.46%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.73%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (20.44%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.49%) RSpec
3 5 (3.65%) JIRA
3 5 (3.65%) Subversion
3 5 (3.65%) Travis CI
4 4 (2.92%) Cucumber
4 4 (2.92%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.92%) Vagrant
5 3 (2.19%) Gradle
5 3 (2.19%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.46%) Appium
6 2 (1.46%) Bazaar
6 2 (1.46%) Bundler
7 1 (0.73%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.73%) Calabash
7 1 (0.73%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.73%) GitLab
7 1 (0.73%) Hudson
7 1 (0.73%) Selenium
General
1 22 (16.06%) Games
2 17 (12.41%) Back Office
3 13 (9.49%) Finance
4 5 (3.65%) Marketing
5 2 (1.46%) Front Office
5 2 (1.46%) Retail
6 1 (0.73%) Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Electronics
6 1 (0.73%) Legal
6 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (71.53%) Ruby on Rails
2 36 (26.28%) CSS
3 35 (25.55%) HTML
4 20 (14.60%) HTML5
5 16 (11.68%) CSS3
6 15 (10.95%) REST
7 11 (8.03%) jQuery
7 11 (8.03%) Web Services
8 10 (7.30%) Sass
9 9 (6.57%) RESTful
10 7 (5.11%) Ext JS
10 7 (5.11%) Node.js
10 7 (5.11%) SAML
11 5 (3.65%) React
12 4 (2.92%) AngularJS
12 4 (2.92%) Dropwizard
12 4 (2.92%) JSON
13 3 (2.19%) Django
13 3 (2.19%) YAML
14 2 (1.46%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.38%) Online Games
2 5 (3.65%) User Experience
3 4 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.92%) Social Media
4 2 (1.46%) Blog
4 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.73%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.73%) Fintech
5 1 (0.73%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (0.73%) NHS
5 1 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.22%) Linux
2 11 (8.03%) Unix
3 9 (6.57%) Mac OS
4 3 (2.19%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.46%) Android
5 2 (1.46%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (56.93%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (41.61%) TDD
3 33 (24.09%) OO
4 22 (16.06%) BDD
5 16 (11.68%) DevOps
6 12 (8.76%) Microservices
6 12 (8.76%) Scrum
6 12 (8.76%) Software Engineering
7 10 (7.30%) Kanban
8 9 (6.57%) Continuous Deployment
8 9 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (6.57%) Front End Development
8 9 (6.57%) Web Development
9 7 (5.11%) Automated Testing
9 7 (5.11%) Refactoring
10 6 (4.38%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.38%) Open Source
11 5 (3.65%) Performance Optimisation
12 4 (2.92%) Analytics
12 4 (2.92%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 137 (100.00%) Ruby
2 54 (39.42%) JavaScript
3 44 (32.12%) Java
4 21 (15.33%) Go
5 17 (12.41%) Python
6 10 (7.30%) SQL
7 4 (2.92%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.19%) C++
8 3 (2.19%) Scala
9 2 (1.46%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.73%) Clojure
10 1 (0.73%) Elixir
10 1 (0.73%) ES6
Qualifications
1 5 (3.65%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.92%) Degree
3 2 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.46%) SDET
System Software
1 35 (25.55%) Docker
2 7 (5.11%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 10 (7.30%) Terraform
2 7 (5.11%) Puppet
3 6 (4.38%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.65%) Ansible
5 2 (1.46%) Capistrano
5 2 (1.46%) Pingdom
5 2 (1.46%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (8.76%) Apigee
2 4 (2.92%) Facebook
2 4 (2.92%) Google
3 3 (2.19%) SAP
4 2 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
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