Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Ruby on Rails Developer was £456 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 24 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 on Rails (RoR) Developer
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 559 501 524
Rank change year-on-year -58 +23 -82
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 70 119 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.28% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 101 79
London median daily rate £456 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.35% -3.41% +9.32%
10th Percentile £375 £313 £348
90th Percentile £594 £500 £515
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
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 44654 42830 44617
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.96% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32346 30451 31444
London median daily rate £495 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.03% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £269
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 540 562 687
London median hourly rate £20.22 £19.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.14% +1.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.41 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.64
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Ruby on Rails Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails Developer in London

Ruby on Rails Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby on Rails Developer in London

Ruby on Rails Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer in London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby on Rails Developer in London

Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 24 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 -17 7 £450 - 11
East London - 5 £438 - 2
West London -9 1 £400 - 1
Ruby on Rails Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails Developer in the job title.

1 70 (100.00%) Ruby
1 70 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 47 (67.14%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (58.57%) JavaScript
4 34 (48.57%) TDD
5 29 (41.43%) HTML
6 27 (38.57%) CSS
7 17 (24.29%) React
8 15 (21.43%) BDD
9 14 (20.00%) MySQL
9 14 (20.00%) AngularJS
10 12 (17.14%) DevOps
10 12 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (15.71%) RSpec
11 11 (15.71%) Git (software)
11 11 (15.71%) Docker
11 11 (15.71%) HTML5
11 11 (15.71%) REST
12 8 (11.43%) JIRA
12 8 (11.43%) Selenium
12 8 (11.43%) Linux
12 8 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (10.00%) jQuery
13 7 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (10.00%) CSS3
13 7 (10.00%) GitHub
14 6 (8.57%) Route 53
14 6 (8.57%) Microservices
14 6 (8.57%) Front End Development
14 6 (8.57%) Scrum

Ruby on Rails 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 5 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (10.00%) GitHub
3 6 (8.57%) Route 53
4 5 (7.14%) Amazon S3
4 5 (7.14%) SaaS
5 4 (5.71%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (5.71%) Serverless
6 1 (1.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.43%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.43%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) SMS
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.00%) MySQL
2 8 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.29%) Redis
4 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.43%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Git (software)
1 11 (15.71%) RSpec
2 8 (11.43%) JIRA
2 8 (11.43%) Selenium
3 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.86%) CircleCI
4 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Digital Economy
2 1 (1.43%) Marketing
2 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 29 (41.43%) HTML
3 27 (38.57%) CSS
4 17 (24.29%) React
5 14 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 11 (15.71%) HTML5
6 11 (15.71%) REST
7 7 (10.00%) CSS3
7 7 (10.00%) jQuery
8 4 (5.71%) Node.js
8 4 (5.71%) RESTful
9 2 (2.86%) Marionette.js
9 2 (2.86%) Redux
9 2 (2.86%) Sass
9 2 (2.86%) Web Services
10 1 (1.43%) Angular 2
10 1 (1.43%) Backbone.js
10 1 (1.43%) Ember.js
10 1 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.29%) Fintech
3 2 (2.86%) User Experience
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Linux
2 2 (2.86%) Mac OS
2 2 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (67.14%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (48.57%) TDD
3 15 (21.43%) BDD
4 12 (17.14%) DevOps
5 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
5 6 (8.57%) Front End Development
5 6 (8.57%) Microservices
5 6 (8.57%) Scrum
6 4 (5.71%) Web Development
7 3 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.29%) Test Automation
8 2 (2.86%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.86%) Pair Programming
8 2 (2.86%) Refactoring
8 2 (2.86%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.43%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.43%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.43%) OO
9 1 (1.43%) Product Management
9 1 (1.43%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) Ruby
2 41 (58.57%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.14%) Go
4 4 (5.71%) Java
4 4 (5.71%) SQL
5 3 (4.29%) Python
6 2 (2.86%) Elixir
6 2 (2.86%) Scala
7 1 (1.43%) Clojure
7 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (15.71%) Docker
2 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.86%) Ansible
2 2 (2.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (5.71%) Oracle
1 4 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (4.29%) SaltStack
3 1 (1.43%) Facebook
3 1 (1.43%) Google