The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 27 April 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)
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.50% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.19% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year - -87.32%  

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 Essex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 168 118 188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 41.79% 27.76% 36.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 62 94
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 22
Median hourly rate £37.00 £31.27 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.32% -17.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £34.65 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +21.42% -4.10%  

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby on Rails in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Essex region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) SAP
1 6 (100.00%) XSLT
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Middleware
1 6 (100.00%) Electronics
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
1 6 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 6 (100.00%) Marketing
1 6 (100.00%) XPath
1 6 (100.00%) JSON
1 6 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 6 (100.00%) RESTful
1 6 (100.00%) Open Source
1 6 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 6 (100.00%) API Design
1 6 (100.00%) Swagger
1 6 (100.00%) Greenfield Project

Ruby on Rails
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 6 (100.00%) Electronics
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (100.00%) Marketing
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Architect
1 6 (100.00%) SOA Architect
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) JSON
1 6 (100.00%) Middleware
1 6 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 6 (100.00%) RESTful
1 6 (100.00%) Swagger
1 6 (100.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) API Design
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 6 (100.00%) Open Source
1 6 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
1 6 (100.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) SAP