Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 190 190
Rank change year-on-year +7 0 +12
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 20 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.39% 0.17% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.31% 0.62% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 16
East of England median daily rate £425 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.82% +8.33% +28.57%
10th Percentile £388 £375 £369
90th Percentile £485 £530 £604
England median daily rate £450 £425 £445
% change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49% +7.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.50 £10.00 £8.00
% change year-on-year +315.00% +25.00% -

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 the East of England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1525 1285 1632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.46% 26.58% 27.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 905 763 1025
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £297 £258 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 42 72
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%
10th Percentile £25.75 £16.95 £15.25
90th Percentile £70.63 £45.78 £47.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Hertfordshire +5 19 £425 -12.82% 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 £300 -
Ruby on Rails
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 20 (100.00%) Ruby
2 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (75.00%) React
4 13 (65.00%) Redis
5 11 (55.00%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (50.00%) Ansible
7 8 (40.00%) Pair Programming
8 7 (35.00%) TDD
8 7 (35.00%) CSS
8 7 (35.00%) HTML
8 7 (35.00%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (30.00%) HTML5
9 6 (30.00%) Open Source
9 6 (30.00%) CSS3
10 5 (25.00%) SaaS
10 5 (25.00%) BDD
10 5 (25.00%) webpack
10 5 (25.00%) Redux
10 5 (25.00%) Finance
10 5 (25.00%) JSON
11 4 (20.00%) OO
11 4 (20.00%) Bitbucket
12 3 (15.00%) Front End Development
12 3 (15.00%) MVC
12 3 (15.00%) Linux
12 3 (15.00%) Apache
13 2 (10.00%) Oracle
13 2 (10.00%) jQuery
13 2 (10.00%) Scrum

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) Redis
2 11 (55.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) webpack
2 4 (20.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (10.00%) RSpec
4 1 (5.00%) GitLab
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Back Office
2 2 (10.00%) Front Office
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) Ruby Developer
3 10 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (15.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior Ruby Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
8 1 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (5.00%) HTML Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) React
2 7 (35.00%) CSS
2 7 (35.00%) HTML
3 6 (30.00%) CSS3
3 6 (30.00%) HTML5
4 5 (25.00%) JSON
4 5 (25.00%) Redux
5 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.00%) Catalyst
5 2 (10.00%) CGI
5 2 (10.00%) jQuery
6 1 (5.00%) Node.js
6 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Fintech
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Pair Programming
3 7 (35.00%) TDD
4 6 (30.00%) Open Source
5 5 (25.00%) BDD
6 4 (20.00%) OO
7 3 (15.00%) Front End Development
7 3 (15.00%) MVC
8 2 (10.00%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (10.00%) OOP
8 2 (10.00%) Scrum
8 2 (10.00%) Workflow
9 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (5.00%) DevOps
9 1 (5.00%) Migration
9 1 (5.00%) User Stories
9 1 (5.00%) Web Development
9 1 (5.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Ruby
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle