Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 16 July 2018 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 - 118
Rank change year-on-year - +118 -15
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.22% - 0.054%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Cheshire median daily rate - - £413
North West median daily rate £413 £381 £413
% change year-on-year +8.20% -7.58% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 467 399 550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.16% 32.62% 29.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 310 416
Cheshire median daily rate £386 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.12% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £271 £294 £285
90th Percentile £500 £500 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 14
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +3.33% +85.64%
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -0.69%

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails in Cheshire

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby on Rails in Cheshire

Ruby on Rails
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 16 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northwich - 1 - -
Ruby on Rails
North West

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) LotusScript
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS

Ruby on Rails
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (66.67%) IBM Notes
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Engine Yard
2 1 (33.33%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) LotusScript
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
1 1 (33.33%) LXC
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) Segue