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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 52 60 58
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.67% 0.27% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.09% 1.07% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £255 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -21.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £388 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.32% +15.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-88.73% +42.00%
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
162 187 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.86% 24.93% 30.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 106 145
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -84.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Ruby on Rails
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (60.00%) Node.js
2 3 (60.00%) Ember.js
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Cordova
2 3 (60.00%) React
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Database Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Data Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Ember.js
1 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Cordova
1 3 (60.00%) React
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
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