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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
North West / Manchester
Rank 91 108 79
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -29
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 2 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.055% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.19% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 9
Median daily rate £381 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 - £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 - £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

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
457 527 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.80% 29.12% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 334 274
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £29.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -22.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%

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
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 23 February 2017.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Ruby on Rails
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript

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 1 (50.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript