Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 19 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 > South West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 190 195
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 -1
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 1 14 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.018% 0.24% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.070% 0.89% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 28
South West median daily rate £400 £363 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -20.77% +30.71%
10th Percentile £375 £194 £306
90th Percentile £425 £475 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South 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 South West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1435 1575 1818
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.78% 27.40% 27.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 911 1147 1272
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 94
South West median hourly rate £48.00 £36.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.41% -14.71% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £18.63 £30.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £53.88 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails in the South West

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

Ruby on Rails
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 19 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
Bristol -16 1 £400 +8.47%
Ruby on Rails
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 South West region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby

Ruby on Rails
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby