Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Ruby on Rails skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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)
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 487 313 364
Rank change year-on-year -174 +51 -64
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 147 321 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.71% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.86% 2.08% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 269 214
London median daily rate £483 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.53% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £380 £335 £319
90th Percentile £603 £550 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.50 £10.00 £8.00
% change year-on-year +315.00% +25.00% -

Ruby on Rails is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17171 15431 15150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.15% 34.36% 32.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13119 11555 11268
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 71 93
London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19.00 £19.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.50 £58.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Ruby on Rails as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails in London

Ruby on Rails
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 in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby on Rails in London

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby on Rails in London

Ruby on Rails
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 in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ruby on Rails in London

Ruby on Rails
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 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 -69 19 £500 +16.96% 11
East London - 8 £438 - 2
West London -10 2 £463 +2.78%
North London - 1 £450 - 1
Ruby on Rails
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 146 (99.32%) Ruby
2 91 (61.90%) JavaScript
3 80 (54.42%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (45.58%) TDD
5 58 (39.46%) HTML
6 52 (35.37%) CSS
7 37 (25.17%) BDD
8 36 (24.49%) Git (software)
9 31 (21.09%) React
10 30 (20.41%) PostgreSQL
11 29 (19.73%) Amazon AWS
11 29 (19.73%) Docker
11 29 (19.73%) DevOps
12 26 (17.69%) HTML5
12 26 (17.69%) AngularJS
13 24 (16.33%) RSpec
14 23 (15.65%) MySQL
15 21 (14.29%) Linux
16 20 (13.61%) Python
17 19 (12.93%) Selenium
17 19 (12.93%) CSS3
17 19 (12.93%) Redis
17 19 (12.93%) Front End Development
18 18 (12.24%) Go
18 18 (12.24%) Software Engineering
18 18 (12.24%) Test Automation
18 18 (12.24%) E-Commerce
19 15 (10.20%) REST
19 15 (10.20%) Java
19 15 (10.20%) SQL

Ruby on Rails
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 8 (5.44%) Apache
2 7 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (4.76%) nginx
3 2 (1.36%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.36%) CMS
3 2 (1.36%) Jetty
4 1 (0.68%) Confluence
4 1 (0.68%) Ethereum
4 1 (0.68%) Hyperledger
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 29 (19.73%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (10.20%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (9.52%) GitHub
3 14 (9.52%) Route 53
4 9 (6.12%) SaaS
5 8 (5.44%) Amazon S3
6 6 (4.08%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (2.72%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (2.72%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (2.72%) Heroku
7 4 (2.72%) Serverless
7 4 (2.72%) Trello
8 3 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (2.04%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.36%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (1.36%) IaaS
9 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (1.36%) PaaS
9 2 (1.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.72%) Internet
2 3 (2.04%) SMS
3 2 (1.36%) Firewall
3 2 (1.36%) HTTP
3 2 (1.36%) LDAP
3 2 (1.36%) Network Security
3 2 (1.36%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.41%) PostgreSQL
2 23 (15.65%) MySQL
3 19 (12.93%) Redis
4 6 (4.08%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.40%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.04%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.04%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.04%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.36%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.36%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.68%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 36 (24.49%) Git (software)
2 24 (16.33%) RSpec
3 19 (12.93%) Selenium
4 14 (9.52%) Cucumber
4 14 (9.52%) JIRA
5 8 (5.44%) Appium
5 8 (5.44%) Vagrant
6 7 (4.76%) GitLab
7 6 (4.08%) Jenkins
8 5 (3.40%) Capybara
9 2 (1.36%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.36%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (1.36%) Maven
9 2 (1.36%) Mocha
9 2 (1.36%) Subversion
9 2 (1.36%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.36%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.36%) webpack
10 1 (0.68%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.68%) WATIR
General
1 7 (4.76%) Finance
2 4 (2.72%) Retail
3 2 (1.36%) Marketing
4 1 (0.68%) Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Digital Economy
4 1 (0.68%) Games
4 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 114 (77.55%) Developer
2 71 (48.30%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 55 (37.41%) Ruby Developer
4 21 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 19 (12.93%) JavaScript Developer
6 16 (10.88%) Agile Developer
7 14 (9.52%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 11 (7.48%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (4.76%) Ruby Engineer
9 7 (4.76%) Senior Ruby Developer
10 5 (3.40%) JavaScript Engineer
11 4 (2.72%) Applications Developer
12 3 (2.04%) Architect
12 3 (2.04%) E-Commerce Developer
12 3 (2.04%) HTML Developer
12 3 (2.04%) iOS Developer
12 3 (2.04%) PostgreSQL Developer
12 3 (2.04%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (39.46%) HTML
2 52 (35.37%) CSS
3 31 (21.09%) React
4 26 (17.69%) AngularJS
4 26 (17.69%) HTML5
5 19 (12.93%) CSS3
6 15 (10.20%) REST
7 12 (8.16%) React Native
8 11 (7.48%) jQuery
8 11 (7.48%) Web Services
9 10 (6.80%) Node.js
10 9 (6.12%) Redux
11 8 (5.44%) RESTful
12 7 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
13 6 (4.08%) Kafka
13 6 (4.08%) Sinatra
14 5 (3.40%) Sass
15 4 (2.72%) .NET
15 4 (2.72%) Haml
15 4 (2.72%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.84%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (6.12%) Fintech
3 6 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.72%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.36%) User Experience
5 2 (1.36%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.68%) Bitcoin
6 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.29%) Linux
2 7 (4.76%) Ubuntu
2 7 (4.76%) Unix
3 4 (2.72%) Android
3 4 (2.72%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.04%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.36%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (54.42%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (45.58%) TDD
3 37 (25.17%) BDD
4 29 (19.73%) DevOps
5 19 (12.93%) Front End Development
6 18 (12.24%) E-Commerce
6 18 (12.24%) Software Engineering
6 18 (12.24%) Test Automation
7 12 (8.16%) OO
8 11 (7.48%) Scrum
9 10 (6.80%) Microservices
10 7 (4.76%) Open Source
10 7 (4.76%) Web Development
11 6 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.08%) MVC
12 5 (3.40%) Functional Programming
13 4 (2.72%) Data Integration
13 4 (2.72%) Disruptive Innovation
13 4 (2.72%) Mobile Application Development
13 4 (2.72%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 146 (99.32%) Ruby
2 91 (61.90%) JavaScript
3 20 (13.61%) Python
4 18 (12.24%) Go
5 15 (10.20%) Java
5 15 (10.20%) SQL
6 7 (4.76%) Clojure
6 7 (4.76%) R
7 6 (4.08%) PHP
8 5 (3.40%) Scala
9 4 (2.72%) C++
9 4 (2.72%) ES6
10 3 (2.04%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.04%) Elixir
11 2 (1.36%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.36%) C#
11 2 (1.36%) Perl
11 2 (1.36%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (4.76%) Degree
2 6 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.04%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.36%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 29 (19.73%) Docker
2 2 (1.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.36%) Firmware
2 2 (1.36%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (8.84%) Terraform
2 11 (7.48%) Kubernetes
3 7 (4.76%) Puppet
4 4 (2.72%) Ansible
5 2 (1.36%) Grafana
5 2 (1.36%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.36%) Kibana
5 2 (1.36%) logstash
5 2 (1.36%) Nagios
5 2 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.36%) Packer
Vendors
1 8 (5.44%) Oracle
1 8 (5.44%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (3.40%) Google
3 3 (2.04%) SaltStack
4 2 (1.36%) Apiary
4 2 (1.36%) Facebook
4 2 (1.36%) New Relic
5 1 (0.68%) Splunk
5 1 (0.68%) Twitter
5 1 (0.68%) Xamarin