The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 55 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.29% - 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.32% - 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £350 - £188
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +425.92%
Ruby on Rails
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
151 108 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.27% 17.85% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 70 76
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby on Rails.

1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) RSpec
3 2 (40.00%) Capistrano
3 2 (40.00%) Phusion Passenger
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby on Rails. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Database Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Ajax
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Backbone.js
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) Phusion Passenger
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle