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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 133 112 106
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -6
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 1 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.035% 0.56% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 2.25% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 3
Average daily rate - £475 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +58.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £71.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-87.32% -
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
705 666 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.49% 24.89% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 422 323
Average daily rate £388 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 22
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.20 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% +5.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham - 1 - - 2
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Capistrano
2 2 (66.67%) Phusion Passenger
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) RSpec
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Drupal
2 1 (33.33%) Joomla!
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (33.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) RSpec
General
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Graduate
3 1 (33.33%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Graduate IT Support
3 1 (33.33%) IT Graduate
3 1 (33.33%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
2 2 (66.67%) Phusion Passenger
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
1 1 (33.33%) VMware