The median contractor rate for a Ruby on Rails Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 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 on Rails (RoR) Developer
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 551 567 529
Rank change year-on-year +16 -38  
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 63 82 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 57 97
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94%  
10th Percentile £347 £310 £305
90th Percentile £544 £490 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £369 £400
% change year-on-year +1.69% -7.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 44648 50928 53153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.82% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98440 117183 122955
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4470 5127 7601
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Ruby on Rails Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails Developer in the UK

Ruby on Rails Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby on Rails Developer in the UK

Ruby on Rails Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby on Rails Developer in the UK

Ruby on Rails Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ruby on Rails Developer in the UK

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top 7 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 3 months to 29 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 +8 61 £425 +3.03% 26
London -7 44 £425 - 14
UK excluding London +56 17 £375 +1.69% 12
South East +20 11 £325 -18.75% 2
Midlands +16 3 £425 +36.00% 1
Scotland - 2 £500 -
North of England +58 1 £325 +6.12% 5

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails Developer in the job title.

1 124 (100.00%) Ruby
1 124 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 59 (47.58%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (47.58%) JavaScript
3 44 (35.48%) TDD
4 41 (33.06%) HTML
5 40 (32.26%) CSS
6 32 (25.81%) Git (software)
7 25 (20.16%) DevOps
8 24 (19.35%) HTML5
9 22 (17.74%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (16.13%) Docker
11 19 (15.32%) GitHub
11 19 (15.32%) OO
11 19 (15.32%) MySQL
12 18 (14.52%) BDD
13 17 (13.71%) CSS3
14 14 (11.29%) Test Automation
14 14 (11.29%) Go
14 14 (11.29%) Scrum
15 12 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (9.68%) JIRA
15 12 (9.68%) React
15 12 (9.68%) RSpec
15 12 (9.68%) Greenfield Project
16 11 (8.87%) Microservices
16 11 (8.87%) Linux
17 10 (8.06%) Java
17 10 (8.06%) jQuery
17 10 (8.06%) RESTful

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 3 (2.42%) CMS
2 2 (1.61%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.32%) GitHub
2 4 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.42%) SaaS
4 2 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.61%) Heroku
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.42%) Internet
2 2 (1.61%) Network Security
3 1 (0.81%) Broadband
3 1 (0.81%) Skype
3 1 (0.81%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.74%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (15.32%) MySQL
3 5 (4.03%) Redis
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.81%) BigQuery
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.68%) JIRA
2 12 (9.68%) RSpec
3 3 (2.42%) Bundler
3 3 (2.42%) Cucumber
3 3 (2.42%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.42%) Mercurial
3 3 (2.42%) Subversion
4 2 (1.61%) Capybara
5 1 (0.81%) Selenium
5 1 (0.81%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (7.26%) Games
2 6 (4.84%) Banking
3 5 (4.03%) Publishing
4 3 (2.42%) Finance
5 2 (1.61%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 41 (33.06%) HTML
3 40 (32.26%) CSS
4 24 (19.35%) HTML5
5 17 (13.71%) CSS3
6 12 (9.68%) React
7 10 (8.06%) jQuery
7 10 (8.06%) REST
7 10 (8.06%) RESTful
8 8 (6.45%) AngularJS
9 6 (4.84%) Sass
10 4 (3.23%) Backbone.js
10 4 (3.23%) LESS
11 3 (2.42%) Ajax
11 3 (2.42%) Web Services
12 2 (1.61%) Node.js
12 2 (1.61%) Phusion Passenger
12 2 (1.61%) React Native
12 2 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 1 (0.81%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.68%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (3.23%) Social Media
3 2 (1.61%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.61%) Fintech
3 2 (1.61%) Online Games
4 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.87%) Linux
2 2 (1.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (47.58%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (35.48%) TDD
3 25 (20.16%) DevOps
4 19 (15.32%) OO
5 18 (14.52%) BDD
6 14 (11.29%) Scrum
6 14 (11.29%) Test Automation
7 12 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (8.87%) Microservices
9 6 (4.84%) Kanban
10 5 (4.03%) Front End Development
10 5 (4.03%) MVC
11 4 (3.23%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.23%) OOP
11 4 (3.23%) Refactoring
11 4 (3.23%) Web Development
12 3 (2.42%) Functional Programming
12 3 (2.42%) Logistics
13 2 (1.61%) CRM
13 2 (1.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 124 (100.00%) Ruby
2 59 (47.58%) JavaScript
3 14 (11.29%) Go
4 10 (8.06%) Java
5 4 (3.23%) SQL
6 2 (1.61%) PHP
7 1 (0.81%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (0.81%) ES6
7 1 (0.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (1.61%) Degree
2 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 20 (16.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (3.23%) Ansible
2 2 (1.61%) Capistrano
2 2 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (3.23%) Facebook
2 1 (0.81%) Apigee
2 1 (0.81%) Google
2 1 (0.81%) SaltStack
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