The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
England / North West
Rank 134 151 113
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -38
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 2 2 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.076% 0.052% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.20% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 17
Median daily rate £475 £358 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.86% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £344 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £372 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
821 1007 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.24% 26.18% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 622 512
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 41 23
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% +64.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

Ruby on Rails
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 across the North West region.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Ruby on Rails
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Ruby on Rails Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 North West region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 9 (100.00%) Ruby
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) UML
5 2 (22.22%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (22.22%) User Experience
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
6 1 (11.11%) Microservices
6 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
6 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
6 1 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (11.11%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (11.11%) GitLab
6 1 (11.11%) SOLID
6 1 (11.11%) Fintech
6 1 (11.11%) Fault Analysis

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) GitLab
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Development Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Head of Development
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 1 (11.11%) Fintech
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) OOD
5 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
5 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Lua
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Teradata
2 1 (11.11%) Xamarin
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