The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Ruby on Rails skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 122 114
Rank change year-on-year +19 -8  
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.11% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.60% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £350 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £390 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £435 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 -

Ruby on Rails is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 383 501 467
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 20.95% 21.04% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1119 919 909
Median daily rate £425 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 32 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.06 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.57% -46.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £8.88 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £34.50 £34.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Ruby on Rails as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails in Berkshire

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby on Rails in Berkshire

Ruby on Rails
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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
Slough - 2 £350 -
Ruby on Rails
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) Xen
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 2 (100.00%) XenServer
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management

Ruby on Rails
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Support
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
1 2 (100.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) KVM
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Xen
1 2 (100.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware