Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 6 months to 24 November 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 80
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - - 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Birmingham median daily rate - - £394
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £8.00

Ruby on Rails is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 412 501 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.62% 33.05% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 322 187
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +2.04%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £257
90th Percentile £525 £513 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Birmingham median hourly rate £26.75 £9.00 £13.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +197.22% -31.88% -51.95%
10th Percentile £15.38 £8.75 £10.96
90th Percentile £38.33 £89.85 £18.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £22.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year +35.91% -21.58% +4.33%

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails in Birmingham

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby on Rails in Birmingham