The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
England / East of England
Rank 113 117 120
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 7 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.33% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.18% 0.80% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Median daily rate £513 £513 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +32.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £406 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £585 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -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 East of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
595 624 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.23% 26.46% 29.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 389 444
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 31
Median hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £36.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £55.20 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 the East of England

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Ruby on Rails
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the East of England region.

Ruby on Rails Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Ruby on Rails
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -5 3 £550 +4.76% 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £350 - 1
Hertfordshire 0 1 £513 +40.41% 1
Ruby on Rails
England

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 11 (100.00%) Ruby
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Java
3 7 (63.64%) TDD
3 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) Electronics
4 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
4 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
4 4 (36.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (36.36%) SOA
4 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (36.36%) Middleware
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) SAP
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) XSLT
4 4 (36.36%) Marketing
4 4 (36.36%) XPath
4 4 (36.36%) JSON
4 4 (36.36%) RESTful
4 4 (36.36%) Open Source
4 4 (36.36%) Play Framework
4 4 (36.36%) API Design
4 4 (36.36%) Swagger
4 4 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (27.27%) Line Management
5 3 (27.27%) User Experience

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
1 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Electronics
2 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 4 (36.36%) Marketing
2 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) SOA Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Lead Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (9.09%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) JSON
1 4 (36.36%) Middleware
1 4 (36.36%) Play Framework
1 4 (36.36%) RESTful
1 4 (36.36%) Swagger
1 4 (36.36%) XSLT
2 3 (27.27%) Django
2 3 (27.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
2 7 (63.64%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) API Design
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (36.36%) Open Source
3 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
3 4 (36.36%) SOA
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Kanban
4 3 (27.27%) Line Management
4 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) Pair Programming
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Ruby
2 8 (72.73%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) XPath
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) PHP
4 3 (27.27%) Python
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Appcelerator
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