The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 25 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 of England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 120 145
Rank change year-on-year -10 +25  
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.087% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.76% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £475 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.04% +4.41%  
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 of England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 728 658 821
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 31.64% 26.38% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 418 498
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 30
Median hourly rate £41.50 £31.27 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.71% -21.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £20.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £36.00 £45.00
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 of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby on Rails in the East of England

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails in the East of England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby on Rails in the East of England

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ruby on Rails in the East of England

Ruby on Rails
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 25 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
Cambridgeshire - 1 £300 - 1
Essex - 1 £650 -
Ruby on Rails
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 of England region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (50.00%) Electronics
4 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) JSON
4 3 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (50.00%) Marketing
4 3 (50.00%) XPath
4 3 (50.00%) SAP
4 3 (50.00%) XSLT
4 3 (50.00%) SOA
4 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (50.00%) Middleware
4 3 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (50.00%) RESTful
4 3 (50.00%) Open Source
4 3 (50.00%) Play Framework
4 3 (50.00%) API Design
4 3 (50.00%) Swagger
4 3 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (33.33%) User Experience
5 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (33.33%) REST
5 2 (33.33%) Django

Ruby on Rails
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) RSpec
General
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) SOA Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) JSON
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
1 3 (50.00%) Play Framework
1 3 (50.00%) RESTful
1 3 (50.00%) Swagger
1 3 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (33.33%) Django
2 2 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) API Design
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) XPath
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) SAP