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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank - 49 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.39% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.46% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +53.84%
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
169 124 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 35.06% 24.12% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 59 40
Average daily rate £425 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £515 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 17
Average hourly rate £33.73 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.41% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.75 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.54 £33.80 £39.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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