Period
to 16 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Ruby Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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 Developer
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 368 361 346
Rank change year-on-year -7 -15 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 11 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.069% 0.091% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.096% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 12
South East median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £395 £475 £301
90th Percentile £525 £643 £615
England median daily rate £508 £500 £425
% change year-on-year +1.50% +17.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East 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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,073 15,612 14,408
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.31% 94.20% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,048 9,373 8,528
South East median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.97% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £240 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £556
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 580 577 737
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.89% +2.86% -7.89%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.73 £10.30
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £47.20
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.16
% change year-on-year +1.08% +1.90% +0.86%

Ruby Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Ruby Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby Developer in the South East

Ruby Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby Developer in the South East

Ruby Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby Developer in the South East

Ruby Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. 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
Hampshire - 7 £455 - 1
Thames Valley +8 2 £600 +20.00% 2
Berkshire -4 1 £600 -
Surrey -19 1 £450 +5.88%
East Sussex - 1 £350 - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 2
Ruby Developer
England

Ruby Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, Ruby Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region featuring Ruby Developer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Ruby
2 10 (90.91%) Ruby on Rails
3 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 7 (63.64%) MySQL
3 7 (63.64%) Microservices
4 6 (54.55%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) TDD
4 6 (54.55%) RESTful
5 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 5 (45.45%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (45.45%) HTML
6 4 (36.36%) SOLID
6 4 (36.36%) The Twelve-Factor App
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) Docker
8 2 (18.18%) MariaDB
8 2 (18.18%) HTML5
8 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (18.18%) SDLC
8 2 (18.18%) Scrum
8 2 (18.18%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (18.18%) AMQP
8 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
9 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
9 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
9 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 1 (9.09%) Visualisation

Ruby Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) AMQP
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) MySQL
2 6 (54.55%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (18.18%) MariaDB
4 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (54.55%) RESTful
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Microservices
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) SOLID
3 4 (36.36%) The Twelve-Factor App
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Web Design
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Ruby
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) SAP
1 1 (9.09%) VMware