Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 20 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 88 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 - +104
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 19 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.22% 0.36% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.01% 1.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.82% - -
East of England median daily rate £425 £488 £450
% change year-on-year -12.82% +8.33% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 379 313 397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.28% 22.83% 24.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 184 208
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £225
90th Percentile £588 £538 £504
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 12
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £34.81 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.91% +66.29% -49.55%
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails in Hertfordshire

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby on Rails in Hertfordshire

Ruby on Rails
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Watford +8 14 £425 +6.25% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £450 -
Ruby on Rails
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 19 (100.00%) Ruby
2 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (78.95%) React
4 13 (68.42%) Redis
5 11 (57.89%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (52.63%) Ansible
7 8 (42.11%) Pair Programming
8 7 (36.84%) TDD
8 7 (36.84%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (31.58%) Open Source
9 6 (31.58%) CSS
9 6 (31.58%) HTML
9 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
10 5 (26.32%) Finance
10 5 (26.32%) JSON
10 5 (26.32%) CSS3
10 5 (26.32%) SaaS
10 5 (26.32%) HTML5
10 5 (26.32%) BDD
10 5 (26.32%) webpack
10 5 (26.32%) Redux
11 4 (21.05%) Bitbucket
11 4 (21.05%) OO
12 3 (15.79%) MVC
12 3 (15.79%) Linux
12 3 (15.79%) Apache
12 3 (15.79%) Front End Development
13 2 (10.53%) Fintech
13 2 (10.53%) Catalyst
13 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database

Ruby on Rails
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (15.79%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) Redis
2 11 (57.89%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) webpack
2 4 (21.05%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.26%) GitLab
3 1 (5.26%) RSpec
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Back Office
2 2 (10.53%) Front Office
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) Ruby Developer
3 10 (52.63%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
6 3 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Senior Ruby Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Web Developer
8 1 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (5.26%) HTML Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) React
2 6 (31.58%) CSS
2 6 (31.58%) HTML
3 5 (26.32%) CSS3
3 5 (26.32%) HTML5
3 5 (26.32%) JSON
3 5 (26.32%) Redux
4 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.53%) Catalyst
4 2 (10.53%) CGI
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) Node.js
5 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Pair Programming
3 7 (36.84%) TDD
4 6 (31.58%) Open Source
5 5 (26.32%) BDD
6 4 (21.05%) OO
7 3 (15.79%) Front End Development
7 3 (15.79%) MVC
8 2 (10.53%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (10.53%) OOP
8 2 (10.53%) Workflow
9 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (5.26%) DevOps
9 1 (5.26%) Migration
9 1 (5.26%) Scrum
9 1 (5.26%) User Stories
9 1 (5.26%) Web Development
9 1 (5.26%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Ruby
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
3 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle