Period
to 11 July 2020

The median contractor rate for a Ruby on Rails Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

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 on Rails (RoR) Developer
UK
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 536 724 753
Rank change year-on-year +188 +29 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 51 129 146
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 122 121
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £378 £363 £313
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £431 £400
% change year-on-year +10.14% +7.81% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 38,349 88,382 98,618
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.49% 94.54% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,032 58,180 64,523
Median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £256 £264 £269
90th Percentile £660 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +1.65% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,557 2,924 3,186
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.72 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.10% +9.56% -5.16%
10th Percentile £12.01 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.23 £48.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% -2.78%

Ruby on Rails Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Ruby on Rails Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails Developer in the UK

Ruby on Rails Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Ruby on Rails Developer in the UK

Ruby on Rails Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Ruby on Rails Developer in the UK

Ruby on Rails Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Ruby on Rails Developer in the UK

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 11 July 2020. 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
England +194 48 £475 - 13
London +163 28 £475 -9.52% 4
UK excluding London +178 20 £475 +10.14% 9
South West +75 8 £425 -26.09% 2
Work from Home -25 8 £513 +36.67% 5
North of England +95 6 £475 +26.67% 6
North West +71 5 £488 +30.00% 2
Midlands +86 2 £500 +73.91%
East of England +64 2 £476 -9.43%
West Midlands - 2 £500 -
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
Yorkshire +55 1 £300 -20.00% 2

Ruby on Rails Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, Ruby on Rails 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 featuring Ruby on Rails Developer in the job title.

1 51 (100.00%) Ruby
1 51 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (21.57%) TDD
4 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
4 11 (21.57%) Test Automation
4 11 (21.57%) DevOps
5 10 (19.61%) User Experience
5 10 (19.61%) Microservices
5 10 (19.61%) Continuous Deployment
5 10 (19.61%) Public Sector
6 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
6 9 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (15.69%) Coaching
7 8 (15.69%) Front End Development
7 8 (15.69%) AWS
7 8 (15.69%) BDD
8 7 (13.73%) Docker
8 7 (13.73%) Web Development
8 7 (13.73%) Python
9 6 (11.76%) CSS
9 6 (11.76%) QA
9 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (11.76%) Manual Testing
9 6 (11.76%) API Development
9 6 (11.76%) PaaS
10 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
10 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
10 5 (9.80%) Scrum

Ruby on Rails 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 9 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.92%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) AWS
2 6 (11.76%) PaaS
3 4 (7.84%) Heroku
4 2 (3.92%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.92%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (3.92%) CloudFront
4 2 (3.92%) Route 53
4 2 (3.92%) SaaS
4 2 (3.92%) Serverless
5 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.96%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.96%) Azure
5 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.96%) GitHub
5 1 (1.96%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
1 1 (1.96%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.88%) MySQL
3 2 (3.92%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.96%) Redis
4 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (1.96%) RSpec
General
1 10 (19.61%) Public Sector
2 2 (3.92%) Law
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Local Government
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Social Housing
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (11.76%) CSS
3 5 (9.80%) GraphQL
3 5 (9.80%) HTML
4 4 (7.84%) Django
4 4 (7.84%) Flask
4 4 (7.84%) OAuth
4 4 (7.84%) OAuth2
5 3 (5.88%) HTML5
5 3 (5.88%) REST
5 3 (5.88%) RESTful
5 3 (5.88%) SOAP
5 3 (5.88%) Web Services
6 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.92%) Backbone.js
6 2 (3.92%) Ember.js
6 2 (3.92%) JSON
6 2 (3.92%) Node.js
6 2 (3.92%) XML
6 2 (3.92%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) User Experience
2 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.96%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.96%) Unix
3 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.57%) DevOps
2 11 (21.57%) TDD
2 11 (21.57%) Test Automation
3 10 (19.61%) Continuous Deployment
3 10 (19.61%) Microservices
4 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 8 (15.69%) BDD
5 8 (15.69%) Coaching
5 8 (15.69%) Front End Development
6 7 (13.73%) Web Development
7 6 (11.76%) API Development
7 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.76%) Manual Testing
8 5 (9.80%) Data Science
8 5 (9.80%) Scrum
9 4 (7.84%) API Integration
10 3 (5.88%) Fintech
11 2 (3.92%) Security Testing
11 2 (3.92%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) Ruby
2 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
3 7 (13.73%) Python
4 2 (3.92%) Cypher
4 2 (3.92%) Java
4 2 (3.92%) SQL
5 1 (1.96%) Kotlin
5 1 (1.96%) PHP
5 1 (1.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (3.92%) Apiary
1 2 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.96%) Civica
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle
2 1 (1.96%) SAP