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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank - - 51
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.86% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Ruby on Rails
East of England

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
152 117 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 31.15% 25.49% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 65 47
Average daily rate £390 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.95 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.47 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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