The first table below looks at the demand for Ruby on Rails skills 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 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 of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 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)
Rank 113 89 108
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +19
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 5 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.70% 0.045%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.84% 2.56% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 1
Average daily rate
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£313 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £344 £286
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +20.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
598 546 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.41% 27.42% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 316 288
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £22.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
Ruby on Rails
England

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Ruby on Rails
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 across the West Midlands region.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Ruby on Rails
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -8 1 £300 +14.28%
Birmingham - - - - 1
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Ruby on Rails 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 Ruby on Rails.

1 15 (100.00%) Ruby
2 13 (86.67%) MySQL
2 13 (86.67%) Web Services
2 13 (86.67%) Linux
3 12 (80.00%) LDAP
3 12 (80.00%) OAuth
3 12 (80.00%) OAuth2
4 8 (53.33%) Workflow
4 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) OpenID
6 5 (33.33%) Open Source
7 4 (26.67%) Digital Media
7 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
8 3 (20.00%) Document Management
8 3 (20.00%) HTML
8 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (13.33%) PHP
9 2 (13.33%) CSS
9 2 (13.33%) CSS3
9 2 (13.33%) PHP5
9 2 (13.33%) HTML5
10 1 (6.67%) Memory Management
10 1 (6.67%) RubyGems
10 1 (6.67%) Puppet
10 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
10 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
10 1 (6.67%) Sinatra
10 1 (6.67%) Node.js
10 1 (6.67%) WebGL
10 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration

Ruby on Rails
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 citing Ruby on Rails 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 Ruby on Rails. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Node.js
1 1 (6.67%) WordPress
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) RubyGems
1 1 (6.67%) Grunt
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) Web Services
2 12 (80.00%) OAuth
2 12 (80.00%) OAuth2
3 6 (40.00%) OpenID
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) CSS3
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
6 1 (6.67%) Sinatra
6 1 (6.67%) WebGL
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
6 1 (6.67%) Symfony
6 1 (6.67%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Open Source
2 4 (26.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Fedora
2 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Workflow
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (6.67%) Memory Management
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) Content Management
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
3 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (6.67%) OOP
3 1 (6.67%) OO
3 1 (6.67%) Process Management
3 1 (6.67%) MVC
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) PHP5
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Sony
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe
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SmartSourcing plc
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Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago