Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 13 December 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)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 126 98
Rank change year-on-year +44 -28 -16
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 6 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.69% 1.14% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.16% 3.77% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 7
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £415 £475 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.63% -24.00% -
10th Percentile £346 £348 £331
90th Percentile £475 £525 £693
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £415 £475 £625
% change year-on-year -12.63% -24.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear 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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 278 637 445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 31.77% 30.32% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 452 301
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £361 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.73% -12.42% +10.00%
10th Percentile £293 £282 £300
90th Percentile £550 £513 £550
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £353 £400
% change year-on-year +13.48% -11.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 6
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £29.25 £32.66 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.43% +23.23% -11.67%
10th Percentile £10.83 £28.00 £14.88
90th Percentile £47.73 £36.60 £28.38
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £29.25 £30.33 £26.50
% change year-on-year -3.55% +14.44% -11.67%

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails in Newcastle upon Tyne

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby on Rails in Newcastle upon Tyne

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby on Rails in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
2 5 (83.33%) Ajax
2 5 (83.33%) JSON
2 5 (83.33%) Django
2 5 (83.33%) Scala
2 5 (83.33%) Open Source
2 5 (83.33%) HTML5
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) REST
2 5 (83.33%) CSS3
2 5 (83.33%) Play Framework
3 4 (66.67%) MySQL
3 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) Google
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (50.00%) Coaching
5 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (33.33%) Subversion
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Web Design
5 2 (33.33%) JIRA
5 2 (33.33%) Spring MVC

Ruby on Rails
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 2 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) DigitalOcean
1 1 (16.67%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
1 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) DataStage
4 1 (16.67%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Scala Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Support
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Ajax
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) CSS3
1 5 (83.33%) Django
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) HTML5
1 5 (83.33%) JSON
1 5 (83.33%) Play Framework
1 5 (83.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) Guice
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (16.67%) LAMP
3 1 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) OWASP
3 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
2 5 (83.33%) Scala
3 3 (50.00%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) Jython
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VirtualBox
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) OpenNMS
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Rackspace
2 1 (16.67%) SaltStack
2 1 (16.67%) VMware