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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 100 94 72
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -22
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 1 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.054% 0.31% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 1.35% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 10
Median daily rate £300 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 - £71.00
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
502 370 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 27.11% 22.77% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 256 226
Median daily rate £375 £364 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +11.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +39.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Node.js
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Spring Boot
3 2 (50.00%) Secure Coding
3 2 (50.00%) MEAN Stack
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) Meteor
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) EJB
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) JDBC

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Redis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
1 3 (75.00%) Node.js
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Wicket
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) EJB 3.0
2 2 (50.00%) JMS
2 2 (50.00%) JMX
2 2 (50.00%) JRuby
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) MEAN Stack
2 2 (50.00%) Meteor
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 2 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) OWASP
3 2 (50.00%) Secure Coding
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) OOD
4 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (25.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) Go
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Lua
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA