The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 27 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)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 - 60
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.33% - 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.32% - 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £300 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Cambridge with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 76 126 162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 25.25% 35.20% 35.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 85 129
Median daily rate £400 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
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 Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Ruby on Rails as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails in Cambridge

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby on Rails in Cambridge

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ruby on Rails in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Django
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) RSpec
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

Ruby on Rails
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Django
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Degree