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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank - 54 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.31% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

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
171 154 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.93% 24.06% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 108 72
Median daily rate £370 £323 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.72% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Ruby on Rails as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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