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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 91 78 77
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 5 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.31% 0.81% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.35% 2.80% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £346 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £375 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £344
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +118.46%
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
371 357 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.94% 29.00% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 226 210
Average daily rate £363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +30.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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
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 31 July 2015. 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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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
Stockport - 2 £335 -
Ruby on Rails
North West

Ruby on Rails
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Ruby
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) nginx
3 3 (42.86%) RSpec
4 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 2 (28.57%) Capistrano
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) Cucumber

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) nginx
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) RSpec
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Ruby
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Capistrano
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef