Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 92 100
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.075% 0.068%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.29% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Cheshire median daily rate - £360 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.73% -36.54%
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +17.02%
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 404 339 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 31.84% 25.43% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 246 292
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £308 £275 £263
90th Percentile £508 £525 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Cheshire median hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.63% -1.54% +82.89%
10th Percentile £42.50 £30.50 £31.25
90th Percentile £60.70 £38.75 £38.35
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +10.29%

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