Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 211 211
Rank change year-on-year +21 0 -34
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 11 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.19% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.60% 0.68% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 15
North West median daily rate £425 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +17.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £290 £348 £305
90th Percentile £485 £439 £568
England median daily rate £450 £425 £445
% change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49% +7.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.50 £10.00 £8.00
% change year-on-year +315.00% +25.00% -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1819 1910 2016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.71% 28.01% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1239 1337 1259
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +11.43%
10th Percentile £299 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £538
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 26 68
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%
10th Percentile £18.53 £15.38 £16.16
90th Percentile £50.51 £44.88 £47.33
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

Ruby on Rails
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Manchester +33 9 £425 +18.06% 6
Cheshire +2 1 £360 -12.73%
Ruby on Rails
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 North West region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 11 (100.00%) Ruby
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) Node.js
4 4 (36.36%) Kanban
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) GitHub
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Workflow
5 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 3 (27.27%) RESTful
5 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (18.18%) Amazon S3
6 2 (18.18%) CSS3
6 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
6 2 (18.18%) Sinatra
6 2 (18.18%) CloudFront
6 2 (18.18%) Big Data
6 2 (18.18%) Spring
6 2 (18.18%) Maven
6 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
6 2 (18.18%) JUnit
6 2 (18.18%) MVC

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) nginx
1 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (27.27%) GitHub
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon S3
2 2 (18.18%) CloudFront
3 1 (9.09%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) SMS
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
1 2 (18.18%) Flink
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) JUnit
2 2 (18.18%) Maven
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
1 5 (45.45%) Node.js
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) RESTful
4 2 (18.18%) CSS3
4 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
4 2 (18.18%) Sinatra
4 2 (18.18%) Spring
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) Ajax
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) J2EE
5 1 (9.09%) jQuery
5 1 (9.09%) JSON
5 1 (9.09%) LAMP
5 1 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (9.09%) React Native
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) TDD
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Kanban
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) OOP
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Microservices
5 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Ruby
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Progress