The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 137 138 134
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 8 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.28% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.95% 1.06% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 11
Median daily rate £340 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.57% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 - £71.00
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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
842 846 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.60% 26.36% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 592 572
Median daily rate £350 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 54 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £19.46 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 South West

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Ruby on Rails
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Bristol -3 6 £350 -15.15%
Devon - 2 £213 - 1
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 South West region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 24 (100.00%) Ruby
2 19 (79.17%) JavaScript
3 18 (75.00%) HTML
3 18 (75.00%) CSS
4 16 (66.67%) Unix
5 15 (62.50%) Web Development
6 9 (37.50%) Mobile App
6 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
7 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
7 7 (29.17%) RSpec
7 7 (29.17%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (29.17%) Sass
8 6 (25.00%) Capybara
8 6 (25.00%) Migration
8 6 (25.00%) GitHub
8 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 6 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
8 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
8 6 (25.00%) NoSQL
8 6 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (25.00%) git-flow
8 6 (25.00%) Dropwizard
8 6 (25.00%) Web Design
8 6 (25.00%) Subversion
8 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (25.00%) Integration Testing
8 6 (25.00%) Data Migration
8 6 (25.00%) Open Source

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 6 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
1 7 (29.17%) RSpec
2 6 (25.00%) Capybara
2 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (25.00%) git-flow
2 6 (25.00%) JUnit
2 6 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (4.17%) Mocha
3 1 (4.17%) webpack
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (70.83%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 9 (37.50%) Ruby Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (75.00%) CSS
1 18 (75.00%) HTML
2 7 (29.17%) Sass
3 6 (25.00%) Dropwizard
4 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (12.50%) CSS3
4 3 (12.50%) HTML5
5 2 (8.33%) jQuery
5 2 (8.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 6 (25.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Unix
2 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Web Development
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 6 (25.00%) ETL
3 6 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 6 (25.00%) Migration
3 6 (25.00%) Open Source
3 6 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (25.00%) Web Design
4 4 (16.67%) OO
4 4 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (4.17%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Ruby
2 19 (79.17%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) Python
3 6 (25.00%) Scala
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) ES6
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared