The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Resque skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Resque over the 3 months to 26 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.

Resque
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 604 644 640
Rank change year-on-year +40 -4  
Contract jobs citing Resque 3 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.013% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.020% 0.046% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Median daily rate £500 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +46.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Resque 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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 15051 15100 15398
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.01% 28.45% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10395 10636 10284
Median daily rate £425 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 180 213
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.80 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Resque
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Resque as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Resque in the UK

Resque
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Resque.

Contractor daily rate trend for Resque in the UK

Resque
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Resque within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +30 3 £500 +5.26%
London -10 3 £500 +5.26%

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Resque also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Resque.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 4 (100.00%) RSpec
2 3 (75.00%) SaaS
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (75.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Microservices
2 3 (75.00%) Haml
2 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

Resque
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (75.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) RSpec
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (75.00%) Haml
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Python