The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 75 73 79
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 16 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.14% 0.87% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.89% 2.89% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 1
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£340 £275 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -17.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £13.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -58.46%
Ruby on Rails
North West

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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
411 346 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.25% 29.96% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 211 267
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 10
Average hourly rate £11.25 £33.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.90% +17.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Ruby on Rails
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Ruby on Rails Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Ruby on Rails
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - -
Ruby on Rails
North West

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby on Rails.

1 21 (100.00%) Ruby
2 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) TDD
3 12 (57.14%) Open Source
4 11 (52.38%) CSS
4 11 (52.38%) HTML
4 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
5 10 (47.62%) Scrum
5 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
6 8 (38.10%) Linux
7 7 (33.33%) JSON
7 7 (33.33%) Apache
8 6 (28.57%) Python
8 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
8 6 (28.57%) .NET
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
8 6 (28.57%) CMS
8 6 (28.57%) jQuery
8 6 (28.57%) C#
8 6 (28.57%) Ajax
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (28.57%) Kanban
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (28.57%) Orchard CMS
9 5 (23.81%) Sinatra
9 5 (23.81%) Node.js
9 5 (23.81%) Haml
9 5 (23.81%) Sass
9 5 (23.81%) Underscore.js

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby on Rails. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (33.33%) Apache
2 6 (28.57%) CMS
2 6 (28.57%) Orchard CMS
3 5 (23.81%) Node.js
4 4 (19.05%) Apache Solr
4 4 (19.05%) Apache Spark
5 3 (14.29%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (19.05%) RavenDB
4 2 (9.52%) MySQL
4 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
4 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
2 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 5 (23.81%) PhantomJS
3 5 (23.81%) Bower
3 5 (23.81%) CasperJS
4 4 (19.05%) Grunt
4 4 (19.05%) Jasmine
4 4 (19.05%) RSpec
5 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Senior Developer
3 8 (38.10%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Ruby Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Digital Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Digital Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Technical Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) CSS
1 11 (52.38%) HTML
2 7 (33.33%) JSON
3 6 (28.57%) .NET
3 6 (28.57%) jQuery
3 6 (28.57%) Ajax
4 5 (23.81%) Sinatra
4 5 (23.81%) Haml
4 5 (23.81%) Sass
4 5 (23.81%) Underscore.js
4 5 (23.81%) Web Services
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
5 4 (19.05%) XHTML
5 4 (19.05%) SAML
5 4 (19.05%) XML
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (19.05%) RESTful
5 4 (19.05%) Lucene
5 4 (19.05%) LINQ
5 4 (19.05%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Open Source
2 5 (23.81%) User Experience
3 4 (19.05%) NHS
3 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
4 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (66.67%) TDD
2 10 (47.62%) Scrum
3 6 (28.57%) Kanban
4 5 (23.81%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (23.81%) Web Design
5 4 (19.05%) SOA
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
5 4 (19.05%) OOP
5 4 (19.05%) MVC
5 4 (19.05%) Workflow
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
6 3 (14.29%) BDD
7 2 (9.52%) Product Management
7 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (9.52%) Web Development
7 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Ruby
2 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) Python
3 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 6 (28.57%) C#
4 5 (23.81%) PHP
5 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 2 (9.52%) Scala
7 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (4.76%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Capistrano
1 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft