Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 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
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 459 316 307
Rank change year-on-year -143 -9 +99
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 113 47 276
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.33% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 0.88% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 38 225
10th Percentile £463 £220 £400
25th Percentile £513 £383 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £513
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% -7.32% +2.50%
75th Percentile £613 £538 £575
90th Percentile £648 £575 £650
England median daily rate £525 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £77.50 - £25.00
England median hourly rate £77.50 £25.30 £25.00
% change year-on-year +206.32% +1.20% -

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 12,325 5,353 13,312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.08% 37.39% 36.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,305 3,978 10,030
10th Percentile £413 £360 £375
25th Percentile £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
75th Percentile £675 £625 £613
90th Percentile £738 £713 £694
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 20 68
10th Percentile £20.96 £22.38 £20.13
25th Percentile £35.00 £24.63 £36.70
Median hourly rate £51.25 £34.98 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +46.53% -30.05% +14.94%
75th Percentile £69.75 £42.44 £53.00
90th Percentile £80.00 £50.75 £64.12
England median hourly rate £49.00 £42.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -6.67% +8.36%

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Ruby on Rails as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Ruby on Rails in London.

Daily rate trend for Ruby on Rails in London

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Ruby on Rails in London over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Ruby on Rails in London

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Ruby on Rails in London.

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 27 October 2021. 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 -48 14 £538 +17.81% 19
East London - 1 £465 - 3
West London - 1 £625 - 4
Ruby on Rails
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 107 (94.69%) Ruby
2 59 (52.21%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (35.40%) JavaScript
4 36 (31.86%) Test Automation
5 31 (27.43%) TDD
6 30 (26.55%) Git (software)
6 30 (26.55%) AWS
7 28 (24.78%) Microservices
8 25 (22.12%) Linux
9 24 (21.24%) Software Engineering
10 23 (20.35%) Docker
10 23 (20.35%) PostgreSQL
11 22 (19.47%) Scrum
12 20 (17.70%) CSS
12 20 (17.70%) HTML
12 20 (17.70%) API Development
13 18 (15.93%) Unix
13 18 (15.93%) Finance
14 17 (15.04%) Front End Development
14 17 (15.04%) REST
15 16 (14.16%) Python
16 15 (13.27%) Clean Code
17 14 (12.39%) JSON
17 14 (12.39%) DevOps
18 13 (11.50%) Node.js
18 13 (11.50%) GitHub
18 13 (11.50%) Kubernetes
18 13 (11.50%) PaaS
19 12 (10.62%) React
19 12 (10.62%) Go

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 5 (4.42%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (4.42%) CMS
2 2 (1.77%) Apache Airflow
2 2 (1.77%) Confluence
2 2 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.88%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 30 (26.55%) AWS
2 13 (11.50%) GitHub
2 13 (11.50%) PaaS
3 11 (9.73%) Amazon SQS
4 10 (8.85%) AWS IoT
5 9 (7.96%) Heroku
6 8 (7.08%) IaaS
7 7 (6.19%) Azure
7 7 (6.19%) GCP
8 6 (5.31%) SaaS
9 2 (1.77%) Amazon EKS
9 2 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.77%) AWS CodeCommit
9 2 (1.77%) AWS CodePipeline
9 2 (1.77%) AWS Step Functions
9 2 (1.77%) Azure Pipelines
9 2 (1.77%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.88%) Algolia
10 1 (0.88%) Azure App Service
10 1 (0.88%) Azure Service Fabric
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.19%) HTTP
1 7 (6.19%) HTTPS
2 4 (3.54%) 2G
3 3 (2.65%) Firewall
4 2 (1.77%) IPv4
4 2 (1.77%) LAN
4 2 (1.77%) WAN
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.35%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (6.19%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.42%) Redis
4 4 (3.54%) MySQL
5 3 (2.65%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.65%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.77%) Big Data
6 2 (1.77%) BigQuery
6 2 (1.77%) Flink
6 2 (1.77%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (26.55%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.85%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.96%) Subversion
4 5 (4.42%) fastlane
4 5 (4.42%) RSpec
4 5 (4.42%) Xcode
5 4 (3.54%) CocoaPods
5 4 (3.54%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.54%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (3.54%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.54%) Visual Studio Code
6 3 (2.65%) IntelliJ
6 3 (2.65%) JIRA
6 3 (2.65%) Postman
6 3 (2.65%) Travis CI
7 2 (1.77%) GitLab
7 2 (1.77%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.88%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
General
1 18 (15.93%) Finance
2 9 (7.96%) Public Sector
3 7 (6.19%) Electronics
3 7 (6.19%) Manufacturing
3 7 (6.19%) Marketing
3 7 (6.19%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.31%) Social Skills
5 4 (3.54%) Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Czech Language
6 1 (0.88%) Law
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 95 (84.07%) Developer
2 61 (53.98%) Ruby Developer
3 34 (30.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 28 (24.78%) Senior Developer
5 24 (21.24%) Senior Ruby Developer
6 19 (16.81%) Ruby Engineer
7 12 (10.62%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 10 (8.85%) Software Engineer
9 9 (7.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (6.19%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (5.31%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 6 (5.31%) Senior Software Developer
12 5 (4.42%) Full Stack Developer
12 5 (4.42%) iOS Developer
13 4 (3.54%) JavaScript Developer
13 4 (3.54%) Systems Developer
14 3 (2.65%) Backend Developer
14 3 (2.65%) Cloud Engineer
15 2 (1.77%) Python Engineer
15 2 (1.77%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.70%) CSS
1 20 (17.70%) HTML
2 17 (15.04%) REST
3 14 (12.39%) JSON
4 13 (11.50%) Node.js
5 12 (10.62%) React
6 8 (7.08%) .NET
6 8 (7.08%) RESTful
7 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET
8 6 (5.31%) React Native
8 6 (5.31%) Web Services
9 4 (3.54%) Spring Boot
10 3 (2.65%) Django
10 3 (2.65%) HTML5
10 3 (2.65%) Vue.js
11 2 (1.77%) Express
11 2 (1.77%) jQuery
11 2 (1.77%) Kafka
11 2 (1.77%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (1.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.96%) Greenfield Project
1 9 (7.96%) User Experience
2 7 (6.19%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.31%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.42%) iPad
4 5 (4.42%) iPhone
5 4 (3.54%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.65%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.77%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.77%) Social Media
8 1 (0.88%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.88%) Legacy Systems
8 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.88%) Smart Home
8 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.12%) Linux
2 18 (15.93%) Unix
3 11 (9.73%) Mac OS X
4 10 (8.85%) Mac OS
5 7 (6.19%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.65%) Windows
7 1 (0.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (52.21%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.86%) Test Automation
3 31 (27.43%) TDD
4 28 (24.78%) Microservices
5 24 (21.24%) Software Engineering
6 22 (19.47%) Scrum
7 20 (17.70%) API Development
8 17 (15.04%) Front End Development
9 15 (13.27%) Clean Code
10 14 (12.39%) DevOps
11 10 (8.85%) Observability
12 9 (7.96%) Continuous Deployment
12 9 (7.96%) Mentoring
13 8 (7.08%) Configuration Management
13 8 (7.08%) E-Commerce
13 8 (7.08%) Full Stack Development
14 7 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (6.19%) Computer Science
14 7 (6.19%) Information Security
14 7 (6.19%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 107 (94.69%) Ruby
2 40 (35.40%) JavaScript
3 16 (14.16%) Python
4 12 (10.62%) Go
5 10 (8.85%) PHP
6 8 (7.08%) Java
7 5 (4.42%) Apple Swift
7 5 (4.42%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.65%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.65%) C#
8 3 (2.65%) C++
8 3 (2.65%) Perl
8 3 (2.65%) SQL
9 2 (1.77%) C
9 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.77%) Scala
9 2 (1.77%) VB
9 2 (1.77%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.88%) Clojure
10 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (6.19%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (6.19%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.88%) CISA
2 1 (0.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) QA
2 3 (2.65%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.88%) GDPR
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) SOC 1
3 1 (0.88%) SOC 2
System Software
1 23 (20.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (11.50%) Kubernetes
2 7 (6.19%) Terraform
3 2 (1.77%) Ansible
3 2 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.77%) Puppet
3 2 (1.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (6.19%) SAP
2 5 (4.42%) Apple
3 3 (2.65%) Google
4 2 (1.77%) Alibaba
4 2 (1.77%) IBM
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle
5 1 (0.88%) New Relic
5 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com