The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 89 -
Rank change year-on-year -12 -  
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.20% 0.39% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 1.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £350 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.32% -  
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 485 369 422
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 31.60% 23.93% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1542 1125 1212
Median daily rate £375 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 2 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.86% +138.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £32.03 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £38.48 £15.50
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 the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails in the East Midlands

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby on Rails in the East Midlands

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ruby on Rails in the East Midlands

Ruby on Rails
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands 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
Nottinghamshire -6 3 £350 -24.32%
Ruby on Rails
England

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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) InterSystems
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Ext JS
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) RSpec
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Redis
4 1 (25.00%) Gherkin

Ruby on Rails
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Redis
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Capybara
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) RSpec
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Ext JS
2 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) InterSystems