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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 91 76 69
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 5 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.31% 0.79% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.30% 2.54% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £278 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.63% -14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £364 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 £150.00
% change year-on-year
- -52.66%
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
386 394 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.80% 31.32% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 237 159
Average daily rate £325 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +65.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.70 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £94.20 £187.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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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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 - - - -
Stockport - - - - 2
Ruby on Rails
North West

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 23 (100.00%) Ruby
2 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (73.91%) TDD
3 17 (73.91%) HTML
3 17 (73.91%) CSS
4 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
4 15 (65.22%) Scrum
5 12 (52.17%) Git (software)
6 11 (47.83%) Ajax
7 10 (43.48%) JSON
7 10 (43.48%) Open Source
8 9 (39.13%) Kanban
9 8 (34.78%) CMS
9 8 (34.78%) C#
9 8 (34.78%) .NET
9 8 (34.78%) Visual Studio
9 8 (34.78%) Orchard CMS
10 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
10 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
10 7 (30.43%) Apache
10 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (30.43%) jQuery
11 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (26.09%) Python
11 6 (26.09%) XHTML
11 6 (26.09%) Web Services
11 6 (26.09%) XML
11 6 (26.09%) Sinatra
12 5 (21.74%) Node.js

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (34.78%) CMS
1 8 (34.78%) Orchard CMS
2 7 (30.43%) Apache
3 5 (21.74%) Apache Spark
3 5 (21.74%) Apache Solr
3 5 (21.74%) Node.js
4 3 (13.04%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (21.74%) RavenDB
3 2 (8.70%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Git (software)
2 8 (34.78%) Visual Studio
3 5 (21.74%) PhantomJS
3 5 (21.74%) Bower
3 5 (21.74%) CasperJS
4 4 (17.39%) RSpec
4 4 (17.39%) Jasmine
4 4 (17.39%) Grunt
5 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Senior Developer
3 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Technical Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Senior .NET Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Agile .NET Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Digital Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Digital Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Technical Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) CSS
1 17 (73.91%) HTML
2 11 (47.83%) Ajax
3 10 (43.48%) JSON
4 8 (34.78%) .NET
5 7 (30.43%) jQuery
6 6 (26.09%) Web Services
6 6 (26.09%) XML
6 6 (26.09%) XHTML
6 6 (26.09%) Sinatra
7 5 (21.74%) REST
7 5 (21.74%) CSS3
7 5 (21.74%) Regular Expression
7 5 (21.74%) Sass
7 5 (21.74%) Underscore.js
7 5 (21.74%) SAML
7 5 (21.74%) LINQ
7 5 (21.74%) Django
7 5 (21.74%) RESTful
7 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Open Source
2 5 (21.74%) NHS
2 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 5 (21.74%) User Experience
3 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.35%) Linked Data
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (73.91%) TDD
3 15 (65.22%) Scrum
4 9 (39.13%) Kanban
5 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
6 5 (21.74%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (21.74%) Web Design
6 5 (21.74%) ITIL
6 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
6 5 (21.74%) SOA
6 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
6 5 (21.74%) MVC
6 5 (21.74%) Workflow
7 4 (17.39%) OOP
7 4 (17.39%) Software Architecture
8 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
8 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (8.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Ruby
2 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
3 8 (34.78%) C#
4 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
5 6 (26.09%) Python
6 5 (21.74%) PHP
7 2 (8.70%) Scala
7 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Varnish
1 1 (4.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Capistrano
1 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft