Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 80 79
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 0 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.50% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.03% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Essex median daily rate - £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
East of England median daily rate £450 £506 £450
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 Essex with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 281 197 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 42.07% 24.72% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 132 189
Essex median daily rate £513 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.67% -3.23% -8.82%
10th Percentile £325 £260 £240
90th Percentile £608 £536 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 31
Essex median hourly rate £41.13 £36.75 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.90% +0.68% -2.67%
10th Percentile £26.22 £30.98 £31.52
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.86 £62.50
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £39.75
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.66% -1.85%

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