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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 145 113 111
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -2
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 3 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.093% 0.28% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 1.25% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Median daily rate £350 £394 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +41.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £428 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -88.73%
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
780 559 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.13% 22.03% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 355 344
Median daily rate £363 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £238 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 13
Median hourly rate £23.00 £31.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% +40.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.65 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.84 £34.20 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

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
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 30 September 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
Shropshire - 3 £350 -
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) Scala
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) Confluence
3 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Play Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Web Design
3 2 (50.00%) JUnit
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) Google

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 2 (50.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) CSS3
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) Django
3 2 (50.00%) Guice
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) Play Framework
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) OWASP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Scala
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Google