The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 122 121 104
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 11 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.16% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.54% 0.70% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Median daily rate £375 £331 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -11.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £370 £388
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
712 573 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.03% 22.36% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 355 356
Median daily rate £375 £350 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 11
Median hourly rate £16.00 £33.55 £29.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.30% +14.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Ruby on Rails
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Ruby on Rails Hourly 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
Coventry - 4 £488 -
Worcestershire - 4 £363 -
Shropshire - 3 - -
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 12 (100.00%) Ruby
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) CSS
3 10 (83.33%) Configuration Management
3 10 (83.33%) Scala
3 10 (83.33%) Open Source
4 8 (66.67%) Java
5 7 (58.33%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (58.33%) HTML5
5 7 (58.33%) MongoDB
5 7 (58.33%) NoSQL
5 7 (58.33%) REST
5 7 (58.33%) CSS3
5 7 (58.33%) Ajax
5 7 (58.33%) JSON
5 7 (58.33%) Django
5 7 (58.33%) Play Framework
6 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
6 6 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (50.00%) Subversion
6 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (50.00%) Web Design
6 6 (50.00%) JUnit
6 6 (50.00%) HTTP
6 6 (50.00%) Linux
6 6 (50.00%) Python
7 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
7 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (33.33%) MySQL

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) MongoDB
1 7 (58.33%) NoSQL
1 7 (58.33%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (50.00%) JUnit
1 6 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (25.00%) Capybara
2 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (25.00%) git-flow
2 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 3 (25.00%) RSpec
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Digital Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Digital Technical Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) CSS
1 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) Ajax
2 7 (58.33%) CSS3
2 7 (58.33%) Django
2 7 (58.33%) HTML5
2 7 (58.33%) JSON
2 7 (58.33%) Play Framework
2 7 (58.33%) REST
3 4 (33.33%) Spring
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) Dropwizard
4 3 (25.00%) Guice
4 3 (25.00%) RESTful
4 3 (25.00%) Sass
4 3 (25.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
2 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Mac OS X
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Configuration Management
1 10 (83.33%) Open Source
2 6 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (50.00%) Web Design
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Web Development
5 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (16.67%) OWASP
7 1 (8.33%) BDD
7 1 (8.33%) CRM
7 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (8.33%) ERP
7 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Ruby
2 10 (83.33%) Scala
3 8 (66.67%) Java
4 6 (50.00%) Python
5 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) C#
8 1 (8.33%) Go
8 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) SAP