The table below looks at the statistics for Sinatra skills 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 Sinatra over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sinatra
Rank 128 120 121
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing Sinatra 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.037% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£325 £283 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.04% -19.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £283 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.54% -19.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
799 743 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.41% 27.84% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 419 460
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £33.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.05 £21.90 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £40.00 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

Sinatra
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sinatra across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Sinatra Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Sinatra
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Sinatra Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Sinatra
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Sinatra 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 Sinatra.

1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) RESTful
2 5 (71.43%) Apache Solr
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) LINQ
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) Apache
2 5 (71.43%) XHTML
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) SOA
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) NHS
2 5 (71.43%) SAML
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) Workflow
2 5 (71.43%) CMS
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2

Sinatra
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Sinatra 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 Sinatra. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) Apache Solr
1 5 (71.43%) Apache
1 5 (71.43%) CMS
1 5 (71.43%) Orchard CMS
1 5 (71.43%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) RavenDB
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Agile .NET Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Senior Developer
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (71.43%) RESTful
2 5 (71.43%) LINQ
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) XHTML
2 5 (71.43%) SAML
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (71.43%) Regular Expression
2 5 (71.43%) Lucene
3 2 (28.57%) NSQ
3 2 (28.57%) Memcached
3 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
1 5 (71.43%) NHS
1 5 (71.43%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) SOA
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
1 5 (71.43%) Workflow
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
1 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (28.57%) Varnish
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft