The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Birmingham region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank - 58 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.16% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £385 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
170 170 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.81% 27.96% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 106 80
Average daily rate £350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +446.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Ruby on Rails
West Midlands

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 28 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) PHP5
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (50.00%) Grunt
2 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (50.00%) RubyGems
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Sinatra
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) WebGL
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Magento
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) WordPress
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) RubyGems
1 1 (50.00%) Grunt
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (50.00%) Sinatra
2 1 (50.00%) WebGL
2 1 (50.00%) SVG
2 1 (50.00%) Symfony
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Fedora
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) PHP5
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Sony