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 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 69 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% - 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% - 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 - £71.00
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
169 200 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.69% 24.24% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 145 107
Median daily rate £350 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £17.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% -52.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (50.00%) Magento
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) RSpec
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Capistrano
2 1 (50.00%) Phusion Passenger
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Drupal
1 1 (50.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (50.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) RSpec
General
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate IT Support
2 1 (50.00%) IT Graduate
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Phusion Passenger
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore
1 1 (50.00%) VMware