The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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)
Rank 53 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.97% 0.94% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.25% 3.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Median daily rate £550 £513 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -
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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
123 153 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 29.71% 28.65% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 109 61
Median daily rate £375 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +3.76%
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 Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 Essex

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Ruby on Rails
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Essex region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
1 4 (100.00%) Electronics
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (100.00%) Marketing
1 4 (100.00%) XPath
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
1 4 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 4 (100.00%) API Design
1 4 (100.00%) Swagger

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 4 (100.00%) Electronics
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (100.00%) Marketing
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
1 4 (100.00%) SOA Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
1 4 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) Swagger
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) API Design
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
1 4 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP