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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 297 262 227
Rank change year-on-year -35 -35  
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 116 170 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.57% 0.78% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.58% 2.42% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 144 169
Median daily rate £450 £425 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -0.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 -

Ruby on Rails is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7322 7035 7321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.82% 32.46% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5438 5395 5313
Median daily rate £480 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 25 50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +77.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Ruby on Rails as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 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 -37 10 £413 -5.71% 9
Ruby on Rails
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 246 (100.00%) Ruby
2 132 (53.66%) JavaScript
2 132 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (40.65%) HTML
4 98 (39.84%) CSS
5 88 (35.77%) TDD
6 62 (25.20%) Git (software)
6 62 (25.20%) HTML5
7 57 (23.17%) Java
8 47 (19.11%) BDD
9 45 (18.29%) CSS3
9 45 (18.29%) OO
10 43 (17.48%) Test Automation
10 43 (17.48%) Docker
11 37 (15.04%) DevOps
12 35 (14.23%) Python
13 33 (13.41%) Web Development
13 33 (13.41%) React
14 31 (12.60%) Microservices
14 31 (12.60%) Amazon AWS
14 31 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (12.60%) REST
15 30 (12.20%) Node.js
15 30 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
16 27 (10.98%) MySQL
16 27 (10.98%) RESTful
17 26 (10.57%) GitHub
18 24 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
19 21 (8.54%) Mentoring
19 21 (8.54%) Front End Development

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 7 (2.85%) Confluence
2 5 (2.03%) Apache
2 5 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.03%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.22%) CMS
4 2 (0.81%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.41%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 31 (12.60%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (10.57%) GitHub
3 17 (6.91%) Heroku
4 7 (2.85%) SaaS
5 5 (2.03%) Google Analytics
6 4 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.63%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.81%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.41%) IaaS
9 1 (0.41%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.41%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.10%) HTTP
2 9 (3.66%) Internet
3 4 (1.63%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.81%) BIG-IP
4 2 (0.81%) Broadband
4 2 (0.81%) DNS
4 2 (0.81%) Intranet
4 2 (0.81%) Network Security
4 2 (0.81%) SSL
5 1 (0.41%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
2 27 (10.98%) MySQL
3 13 (5.28%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.07%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.85%) Redis
6 6 (2.44%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.03%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.63%) Big Data
9 3 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.22%) BigQuery
10 2 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.41%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.41%) Riak
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 62 (25.20%) Git (software)
2 20 (8.13%) RSpec
3 16 (6.50%) JIRA
3 16 (6.50%) Subversion
4 10 (4.07%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.85%) JUnit
6 5 (2.03%) Vagrant
7 4 (1.63%) Bundler
7 4 (1.63%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.22%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.22%) Gradle
8 3 (1.22%) Travis CI
9 2 (0.81%) Calabash
9 2 (0.81%) Capybara
9 2 (0.81%) Grunt
9 2 (0.81%) gulp
9 2 (0.81%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.81%) Maven
9 2 (0.81%) Mocha
9 2 (0.81%) Selenium
General
1 21 (8.54%) Games
2 18 (7.32%) Finance
3 15 (6.10%) Back Office
4 14 (5.69%) Banking
5 8 (3.25%) Publishing
6 4 (1.63%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.22%) Marketing
7 3 (1.22%) Retail
8 2 (0.81%) Front Office
8 2 (0.81%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.41%) French Language
Job Titles
1 198 (80.49%) Developer
2 107 (43.50%) Ruby Developer
3 100 (40.65%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 25 (10.16%) Senior Developer
5 18 (7.32%) Full Stack Developer
6 17 (6.91%) Ruby Engineer
7 14 (5.69%) Java Developer
8 13 (5.28%) Agile Developer
9 12 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (4.07%) Digital Developer
10 10 (4.07%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
11 9 (3.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 8 (3.25%) Games Developer
12 8 (3.25%) MySQL Developer
12 8 (3.25%) Senior Ruby Developer
12 8 (3.25%) Web Developer
13 7 (2.85%) PostgreSQL Developer
14 6 (2.44%) Agile Java Developer
14 6 (2.44%) Java Games Developer
14 6 (2.44%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (40.65%) HTML
2 98 (39.84%) CSS
3 62 (25.20%) HTML5
4 45 (18.29%) CSS3
5 33 (13.41%) React
6 31 (12.60%) REST
7 30 (12.20%) Node.js
8 27 (10.98%) RESTful
9 18 (7.32%) AngularJS
9 18 (7.32%) jQuery
10 13 (5.28%) JSON
11 12 (4.88%) Ajax
11 12 (4.88%) Sass
12 11 (4.47%) Django
12 11 (4.47%) Spring
12 11 (4.47%) Web Services
13 8 (3.25%) Play Framework
14 7 (2.85%) Ember.js
14 7 (2.85%) Ext JS
14 7 (2.85%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (4.88%) Fintech
3 9 (3.66%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.25%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.85%) Online Games
6 5 (2.03%) User Experience
7 4 (1.63%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.63%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.63%) Social Media
8 3 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.81%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.81%) Tandem
10 1 (0.41%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.41%) NHS
10 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.13%) Linux
2 11 (4.47%) Unix
3 8 (3.25%) Mac OS
4 5 (2.03%) Android
4 5 (2.03%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.81%) Solaris
5 2 (0.81%) SUSE
5 2 (0.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.81%) Windows
6 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (35.77%) TDD
3 47 (19.11%) BDD
4 45 (18.29%) OO
5 43 (17.48%) Test Automation
6 37 (15.04%) DevOps
7 33 (13.41%) Web Development
8 31 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (12.60%) Microservices
9 21 (8.54%) Front End Development
9 21 (8.54%) Mentoring
10 20 (8.13%) Scrum
11 18 (7.32%) E-Commerce
12 17 (6.91%) MVC
13 16 (6.50%) Software Engineering
14 13 (5.28%) Open Source
15 10 (4.07%) OOP
15 10 (4.07%) Refactoring
16 9 (3.66%) API Development
16 9 (3.66%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 246 (100.00%) Ruby
2 132 (53.66%) JavaScript
3 57 (23.17%) Java
4 35 (14.23%) Python
5 21 (8.54%) C#
6 20 (8.13%) Go
7 17 (6.91%) SQL
8 9 (3.66%) Scala
9 6 (2.44%) PHP
10 4 (1.63%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.22%) C++
12 2 (0.81%) C
12 2 (0.81%) Clojure
12 2 (0.81%) Elixir
12 2 (0.81%) ES6
12 2 (0.81%) Perl
12 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.41%) Erlang
13 1 (0.41%) F#
13 1 (0.41%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 14 (5.69%) Degree
2 6 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.44%) QA
2 2 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 43 (17.48%) Docker
2 1 (0.41%) HDFS
2 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (4.07%) Ansible
1 10 (4.07%) Puppet
2 8 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.25%) Terraform
3 3 (1.22%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.81%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 13 (5.28%) Google
2 11 (4.47%) Apigee
3 4 (1.63%) Facebook
4 2 (0.81%) F5
4 2 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.81%) VMware
5 1 (0.41%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.41%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.41%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.41%) SAP
5 1 (0.41%) Twitter
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