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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 125 139 136
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 16 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.064% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.06% 0.25% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 4
Median daily rate £325 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £375 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £375 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
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
776 804 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.29% 25.82% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 559 555
Median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 38 17
Median hourly rate £38.75 £39.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £19.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +21 14 £333 -11.33% 1
Devon - 2 £213 -
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 36 (100.00%) Ruby
2 31 (86.11%) JavaScript
3 29 (80.56%) CSS
4 25 (69.44%) HTML
5 23 (63.89%) Unix
6 22 (61.11%) Web Development
7 18 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (50.00%) Sass
8 17 (47.22%) MongoDB
8 17 (47.22%) NoSQL
8 17 (47.22%) Unit Testing
8 17 (47.22%) Open Source
8 17 (47.22%) Java
8 17 (47.22%) SQL
9 16 (44.44%) ETL
9 16 (44.44%) Data Migration
9 16 (44.44%) Migration
10 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared
10 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
10 14 (38.89%) RSpec
11 13 (36.11%) Cucumber
11 13 (36.11%) Scala
11 13 (36.11%) Visualisation
11 13 (36.11%) Subversion
11 13 (36.11%) Web Design
11 13 (36.11%) Integration Testing
11 13 (36.11%) HTTP
11 13 (36.11%) Mac OS X
11 13 (36.11%) Configuration Management
11 13 (36.11%) Python

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 12 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 13 (36.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (47.22%) MongoDB
2 17 (47.22%) NoSQL
3 13 (36.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) GIS
Development Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
1 14 (38.89%) RSpec
2 13 (36.11%) Capybara
2 13 (36.11%) Cucumber
2 13 (36.11%) git-flow
2 13 (36.11%) JUnit
2 13 (36.11%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (2.78%) Mocha
3 1 (2.78%) webpack
Job Titles
1 36 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (61.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 16 (44.44%) Ruby Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (80.56%) CSS
2 25 (69.44%) HTML
3 18 (50.00%) Sass
4 13 (36.11%) Dropwizard
5 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 3 (8.33%) CSS3
6 3 (8.33%) HTML5
6 3 (8.33%) React
7 2 (5.56%) jQuery
8 1 (2.78%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Visualisation
2 9 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Unix
2 13 (36.11%) Linux
2 13 (36.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Web Development
2 17 (47.22%) Open Source
2 17 (47.22%) Unit Testing
3 16 (44.44%) Data Migration
3 16 (44.44%) ETL
3 16 (44.44%) Migration
4 13 (36.11%) Configuration Management
4 13 (36.11%) Integration Testing
4 13 (36.11%) Responsive Web Design
4 13 (36.11%) Web Design
5 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.11%) OO
6 4 (11.11%) SOA
7 1 (2.78%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Ruby
2 31 (86.11%) JavaScript
3 17 (47.22%) Java
3 17 (47.22%) SQL
4 13 (36.11%) Python
4 13 (36.11%) Scala
5 1 (2.78%) ES6
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared