The median contractor rate for a Ruby on Rails Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 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 on Rails (RoR) Developer
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 381 361 368
Rank change year-on-year -20 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 43 57 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.27% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.28% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 39 62
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £345 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +24.13% -9.37%  
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 19705 20363 22100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.93% 95.26% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14056 14779 15421
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 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 225 369
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -9.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Ruby on Rails Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby on Rails Developer in London

Ruby on Rails Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 26 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 -18 1 £275 -38.88% 4
Ruby on Rails Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Ruby
1 100 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 53 (53.00%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (49.00%) JavaScript
4 38 (38.00%) TDD
5 35 (35.00%) CSS
6 34 (34.00%) HTML
7 25 (25.00%) HTML5
8 22 (22.00%) Git (software)
9 19 (19.00%) OO
9 19 (19.00%) Docker
10 18 (18.00%) DevOps
10 18 (18.00%) BDD
10 18 (18.00%) CSS3
11 15 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (15.00%) Test Automation
12 14 (14.00%) Go
13 13 (13.00%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (13.00%) MySQL
14 12 (12.00%) React
14 12 (12.00%) Greenfield Project
15 11 (11.00%) Microservices
15 11 (11.00%) Java
16 10 (10.00%) RESTful
16 10 (10.00%) REST
17 9 (9.00%) GitHub
17 9 (9.00%) Games
17 9 (9.00%) JIRA
17 9 (9.00%) Scrum
18 7 (7.00%) RSpec

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 3 (3.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.00%) GitHub
2 4 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.00%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (2.00%) Heroku
3 2 (2.00%) SaaS
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.00%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.00%) Network Security
3 1 (1.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (13.00%) MySQL
3 5 (5.00%) Redis
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.00%) BigQuery
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (22.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.00%) JIRA
3 7 (7.00%) RSpec
4 3 (3.00%) Bundler
4 3 (3.00%) Mercurial
4 3 (3.00%) Subversion
5 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.00%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (9.00%) Games
2 6 (6.00%) Banking
3 5 (5.00%) Publishing
4 3 (3.00%) Back Office
5 2 (2.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 35 (35.00%) CSS
3 34 (34.00%) HTML
4 25 (25.00%) HTML5
5 18 (18.00%) CSS3
6 12 (12.00%) React
7 10 (10.00%) REST
7 10 (10.00%) RESTful
8 6 (6.00%) Sass
9 5 (5.00%) AngularJS
9 5 (5.00%) jQuery
10 4 (4.00%) LESS
11 3 (3.00%) Ajax
12 2 (2.00%) React Native
12 2 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (2.00%) Web Services
13 1 (1.00%) Backbone.js
13 1 (1.00%) Ember.js
13 1 (1.00%) Node.js
13 1 (1.00%) Resque
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.00%) Social Media
3 2 (2.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.00%) Fintech
3 2 (2.00%) Online Games
4 1 (1.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (53.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (38.00%) TDD
3 19 (19.00%) OO
4 18 (18.00%) BDD
4 18 (18.00%) DevOps
5 15 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 13 (13.00%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (11.00%) Microservices
8 9 (9.00%) Scrum
9 6 (6.00%) Kanban
9 6 (6.00%) MVC
10 4 (4.00%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.00%) OOP
10 4 (4.00%) Refactoring
10 4 (4.00%) Web Development
11 3 (3.00%) Front End Development
11 3 (3.00%) Functional Programming
11 3 (3.00%) Logistics
11 3 (3.00%) Software Engineering
12 2 (2.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 100 (100.00%) Ruby
2 49 (49.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (14.00%) Go
4 11 (11.00%) Java
5 2 (2.00%) PHP
5 2 (2.00%) Python
5 2 (2.00%) SQL
6 1 (1.00%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2 (2.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 19 (19.00%) Docker
2 1 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (4.00%) Ansible
2 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (4.00%) Facebook
2 1 (1.00%) Apigee
2 1 (1.00%) Google
2 1 (1.00%) SaltStack
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £600 (DOE)
Posted: 5 days ago