The first table below looks at the demand for the Ruby on Rails Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR) Developer
Rank 114 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby on Rails Developer 4 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.45% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2223 1825 2051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.73% 91.66% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1139 891 967
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 132 137
Average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.48 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Ruby on Rails Developer
England

Ruby on Rails Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails Developer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Ruby on Rails Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Ruby on Rails Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Ruby on Rails Developer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Ruby on Rails Developer in their job title 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 with Ruby on Rails Developer in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
1 11 (100.00%) Ruby
1 11 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 10 (90.91%) OAuth
2 10 (90.91%) MySQL
2 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) LDAP
2 10 (90.91%) OAuth2
3 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) Workflow
5 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
5 4 (36.36%) OpenID
5 4 (36.36%) Digital Media
6 3 (27.27%) Document Management
6 3 (27.27%) Open Source
7 1 (9.09%) HTML
7 1 (9.09%) JavaScript

Ruby on Rails Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Ruby on Rails Developer in their job title 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 with Ruby on Rails Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) MySQL
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
1 11 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 10 (90.91%) OAuth
2 10 (90.91%) OAuth2
3 4 (36.36%) OpenID
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Digital Media
2 3 (27.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Workflow
3 3 (27.27%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
West Midlands
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago