The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 29 June 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)
England > North West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 159 143
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 0 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.52% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
North West median daily rate - - £400
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £10.00 -

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 the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 889 962 820
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 30.07% 25.59% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2240 2609 2164
North West median daily rate £388 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.64% +4.00%  
10th Percentile £300 £294 £275
90th Percentile £488 £526 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 49 45
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £28.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.73% -32.94%  
10th Percentile £25.60 £18.80 £16.16
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.00 £57.25
England median hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year +15.27% -3.87%  

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails in the North West

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby on Rails in the North West

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ruby on Rails in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 North West 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
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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