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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 77 71 81
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 14 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.95% 0.88% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.23% 3.08% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 1
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£403 £275 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.36% -17.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £283 £319
% change year-on-year
+37.16% -11.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - £32.50
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
433 325 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.44% 28.71% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 207 258
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £215
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 11 14
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 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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
5 10 (47.62%) Linux
5 10 (47.62%) Scrum
5 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
6 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 7 (33.33%) Apache
7 7 (33.33%) JSON
8 6 (28.57%) Ajax
8 6 (28.57%) Kanban
8 6 (28.57%) Python
9 5 (23.81%) PHP
9 5 (23.81%) Web Design
9 5 (23.81%) Web Services
9 5 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (23.81%) Haml
9 5 (23.81%) Sinatra
9 5 (23.81%) Node.js
9 5 (23.81%) Sass
9 5 (23.81%) Underscore.js
9 5 (23.81%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (23.81%) PhantomJS
9 5 (23.81%) Bower
9 5 (23.81%) User Experience
9 5 (23.81%) CasperJS
10 4 (19.05%) Apache Spark

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 5 (23.81%) Node.js
3 4 (19.05%) Apache Spark
3 4 (19.05%) Orchard CMS
3 4 (19.05%) Apache Solr
3 4 (19.05%) CMS
4 3 (14.29%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (19.05%) RavenDB
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 2 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
2 5 (23.81%) PhantomJS
2 5 (23.81%) Bower
2 5 (23.81%) CasperJS
3 4 (19.05%) Grunt
3 4 (19.05%) Jasmine
3 4 (19.05%) RSpec
3 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 8 (38.10%) Senior Developer
4 6 (28.57%) Ruby Developer
5 5 (23.81%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (19.05%) Agile .NET Developer
6 4 (19.05%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (19.05%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Digital Architect
7 2 (9.52%) Architect
7 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Technical Architect
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Architect
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) CSS
1 11 (52.38%) HTML
2 7 (33.33%) JSON
3 6 (28.57%) Ajax
4 5 (23.81%) Web Services
4 5 (23.81%) Haml
4 5 (23.81%) Sinatra
4 5 (23.81%) Sass
4 5 (23.81%) Underscore.js
5 4 (19.05%) Regular Expression
5 4 (19.05%) LINQ
5 4 (19.05%) Lucene
5 4 (19.05%) jQuery
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (19.05%) RESTful
5 4 (19.05%) XML
5 4 (19.05%) .NET
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
5 4 (19.05%) XHTML
5 4 (19.05%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Open Source
2 5 (23.81%) User Experience
3 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 4 (19.05%) NHS
4 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) 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%) Web Design
4 5 (23.81%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
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%) SOA
6 3 (14.29%) BDD
7 2 (9.52%) Product Management
7 2 (9.52%) Web Development
7 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.76%) OO
8 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Ruby
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) Python
4 5 (23.81%) PHP
5 4 (19.05%) C#
5 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
6 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 2 (9.52%) Scala
8 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Varnish
1 1 (4.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Capistrano
1 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft