The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
North West / Manchester
Rank 90 104 90
Rank change year-on-year +14 -14  
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.15% 0.11% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.40% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £381 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.30% -10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £325 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +24.13% -9.37%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 472 502 385
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 35.65% 27.97% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 328 241
Median daily rate £375 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £15.87 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby on Rails in Manchester

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails in Manchester over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby on Rails in Manchester

Ruby on Rails
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript