The median contractor rate for a Ruby Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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 Developer
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 497 531 506
Rank change year-on-year +34 -25  
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 90 121 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 107 109
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +15.62% -  
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43855 50329 53147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.86% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28363 32827 33406
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1495 2037
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Ruby Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby Developer in the UK

Ruby Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby Developer in the UK

Ruby Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby Developer over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby Developer in the UK

Ruby Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ruby Developer in the UK

Ruby Developer
Top 13 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England +14 88 £450 +5.88% 34
London +2 74 £450 +5.88% 24
South East +37 9 £388 -3.12% 4
City of London -13 9 £450 - 3
Surrey - 9 £388 -
Yorkshire +8 3 £475 +5.55% 1
West Yorkshire +7 3 £475 +5.55% 1
Leeds +4 3 £475 +5.55% 1
Nottingham +1 1 £350 -6.66%
Hampshire +1 1 - - 3
Nottinghamshire -5 1 £350 -6.66%
East Midlands -10 1 £350 -6.66%
Croydon - 1 £500 -

Ruby Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Ruby 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 featuring Ruby Developer in the job title.

1 192 (100.00%) Ruby
2 126 (65.63%) Ruby on Rails
3 105 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (41.15%) TDD
5 69 (35.94%) JavaScript
6 48 (25.00%) Java
7 47 (24.48%) Git (software)
8 39 (20.31%) HTML
9 38 (19.79%) CSS
9 38 (19.79%) Test Automation
10 35 (18.23%) Docker
11 30 (15.63%) DevOps
11 30 (15.63%) BDD
11 30 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
11 30 (15.63%) Linux
12 28 (14.58%) OO
13 27 (14.06%) GitHub
14 22 (11.46%) Go
14 22 (11.46%) MySQL
15 20 (10.42%) Finance
15 20 (10.42%) HTML5
16 17 (8.85%) RSpec
16 17 (8.85%) CSS3
16 17 (8.85%) Python
17 16 (8.33%) Microservices
18 15 (7.81%) Greenfield Project
18 15 (7.81%) REST
18 15 (7.81%) Games
19 14 (7.29%) React
20 13 (6.77%) Software Engineering

Ruby Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (14.06%) GitHub
2 13 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.21%) Heroku
4 4 (2.08%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.04%) HTTP
2 1 (0.52%) Broadband
2 1 (0.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (11.46%) MySQL
3 6 (3.13%) Big Data
3 6 (3.13%) Redis
3 6 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.56%) Blockchain
5 2 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (1.04%) BigQuery
5 2 (1.04%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.04%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.04%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.52%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.52%) Riak
Development Applications
1 47 (24.48%) Git (software)
2 17 (8.85%) RSpec
3 7 (3.65%) Cucumber
3 7 (3.65%) JIRA
4 4 (2.08%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.56%) Gradle
5 3 (1.56%) Travis CI
6 2 (1.04%) Appium
6 2 (1.04%) Capybara
7 1 (0.52%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.52%) Bundler
7 1 (0.52%) Calabash
7 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.52%) GitLab
7 1 (0.52%) Hudson
7 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.52%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.52%) Selenium
7 1 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 20 (10.42%) Finance
2 15 (7.81%) Games
3 12 (6.25%) Back Office
4 7 (3.65%) Banking
5 2 (1.04%) Front Office
5 2 (1.04%) Retail
5 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.52%) Electronics
6 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (65.63%) Ruby on Rails
2 39 (20.31%) HTML
3 38 (19.79%) CSS
4 20 (10.42%) HTML5
5 17 (8.85%) CSS3
6 15 (7.81%) REST
7 14 (7.29%) React
8 11 (5.73%) JSON
8 11 (5.73%) RESTful
8 11 (5.73%) Web Services
9 8 (4.17%) Ext JS
10 7 (3.65%) AngularJS
10 7 (3.65%) OAuth
10 7 (3.65%) OAuth2
10 7 (3.65%) OpenID
10 7 (3.65%) RAML
10 7 (3.65%) SAML
10 7 (3.65%) Swagger
11 6 (3.13%) jQuery
11 6 (3.13%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.81%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (2.60%) Online Games
3 4 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.08%) Social Media
4 3 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.56%) User Experience
5 2 (1.04%) Blog
5 2 (1.04%) Fintech
6 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.52%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.52%) NHS
6 1 (0.52%) PKI
6 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.63%) Linux
2 10 (5.21%) Mac OS
2 10 (5.21%) Unix
3 4 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.56%) Android
5 2 (1.04%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (41.15%) TDD
3 38 (19.79%) Test Automation
4 30 (15.63%) BDD
4 30 (15.63%) DevOps
5 28 (14.58%) OO
6 16 (8.33%) Microservices
7 13 (6.77%) Software Engineering
7 13 (6.77%) Web Development
8 12 (6.25%) Scrum
9 11 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (5.21%) E-Commerce
11 9 (4.69%) Refactoring
12 8 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (4.17%) Continuous Deployment
13 7 (3.65%) API Development
13 7 (3.65%) MVC
14 6 (3.13%) Front End Development
14 6 (3.13%) Kanban
14 6 (3.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 192 (100.00%) Ruby
2 69 (35.94%) JavaScript
3 48 (25.00%) Java
4 22 (11.46%) Go
5 17 (8.85%) Python
6 8 (4.17%) SQL
7 7 (3.65%) Scala
8 6 (3.13%) C#
8 6 (3.13%) C++
9 5 (2.60%) Elixir
10 3 (1.56%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.56%) Groovy
11 2 (1.04%) Clojure
12 1 (0.52%) C
12 1 (0.52%) ES6
12 1 (0.52%) Perl
12 1 (0.52%) PHP
12 1 (0.52%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 8 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.13%) Degree
3 4 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.52%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 35 (18.23%) Docker
2 7 (3.65%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 5 (2.60%) Puppet
1 5 (2.60%) Terraform
2 3 (1.56%) Ansible
2 3 (1.56%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (5.21%) Apigee
2 4 (2.08%) Facebook
2 4 (2.08%) Google
3 2 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.04%) SAP
4 1 (0.52%) InterSystems
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £450 to £460 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £600 (DOE)
Posted: 3 days ago