The table below looks at the statistics for the Ruby on Rails Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 145 125 114
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 8 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.26% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.28% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £304 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Ruby on Rails Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3569 2813 2257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.03% 91.75% 93.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1903 1501 1067
Average daily rate £385 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 196 181
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.67 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.57 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Ruby on Rails Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Ruby on Rails Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Ruby on Rails Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer across the North West region.

Ruby on Rails Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Ruby on Rails Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Cheshire -2 7 £400 +22.13%
Manchester -15 1 £425 +51.78% 1
Ruby on Rails Developer
England

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Ruby on Rails Developer in their job title 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 with Ruby on Rails Developer in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Ruby
1 16 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 13 (81.25%) TDD
3 11 (68.75%) HTML
3 11 (68.75%) CSS
3 11 (68.75%) AngularJS
4 10 (62.50%) Statistics
4 10 (62.50%) Degree
4 10 (62.50%) Computer Science
4 10 (62.50%) RESTful
4 10 (62.50%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (62.50%) Amazon S3
4 10 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (62.50%) HTML5
4 10 (62.50%) Heroku
5 4 (25.00%) RSpec
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (12.50%) NSQ
7 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (12.50%) Apache
7 2 (12.50%) Web Services
7 2 (12.50%) UNIX
7 2 (12.50%) Java
7 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 2 (12.50%) Memcached

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Ruby on Rails Developer in their job title 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 with Ruby on Rails Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (62.50%) Amazon S3
1 10 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (62.50%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) RSpec
2 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 11 (68.75%) HTML
2 11 (68.75%) CSS
2 11 (68.75%) AngularJS
3 10 (62.50%) RESTful
3 10 (62.50%) HTML5
4 2 (12.50%) Memcached
4 2 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (12.50%) Sinatra
4 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 2 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (12.50%) NSQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Statistics
1 10 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) TDD
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Varnish
1 2 (12.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Capistrano
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef