Period
to 29 July 2017

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 6 months to 29 July 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)
6 months to
29 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 - 82
Rank change year-on-year - +82 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.34% - 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% - 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Essex median daily rate £550 - £583
10th Percentile £525 - £475
90th Percentile £655 - £613
East of England median daily rate £550 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +37.50% -5.88% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £9.00 -

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 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 398 224 354
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 45.75% 24.45% 30.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 123 198
Essex median daily rate £488 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.29% -12.50% +12.28%
10th Percentile £275 £221 £225
90th Percentile £599 £488 £558
East of England median daily rate £421 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.25% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 28
Essex median hourly rate £37.00 £33.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.45% -11.84% +17.37%
10th Percentile £30.20 £30.75 £31.72
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.74 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £33.05 £36.85
% change year-on-year +21.03% -10.31% +4.10%

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

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 29 July 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) XPath
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 3 (100.00%) API Design
1 3 (100.00%) Swagger
1 3 (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:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) SOA Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
1 3 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) Swagger
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) API Design
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP