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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 147 143 139
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 8 25 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.56% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.84% 2.29% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 5
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £428 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -88.73%
Ruby on Rails
England

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
957 1090 788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.93% 24.24% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 708 473
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £524 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 37 13
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.33 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside 0 3 £413 -
Manchester -16 2 £360 +10.76% 10
Cheshire - 1 £413 -
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Ruby
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) SOA
6 3 (25.00%) BDD
6 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
7 2 (16.67%) Subversion
7 2 (16.67%) Web Development
7 2 (16.67%) Capistrano
7 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (16.67%) Python
7 2 (16.67%) Scrum
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) Web Services
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) UML
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
7 2 (16.67%) User Experience
7 2 (16.67%) GitLab
7 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
8 1 (8.33%) SOLID

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 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) GitLab
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) RSpec
2 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Ruby Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Head of Development
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) Fintech
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) BDD
4 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 3 (25.00%) SOA
5 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) UML
5 2 (16.67%) Web Development
6 1 (8.33%) BPEL
6 1 (8.33%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (8.33%) Microservices
6 1 (8.33%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) SOLID
6 1 (8.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Ruby
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Lua
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Capistrano
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Teradata
2 1 (8.33%) Xamarin
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