The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 28 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 / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 127 131
Rank change year-on-year +29 +4  
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 25 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.22% 0.50% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.42% 1.45% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 13
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £324 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 732 963 752
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 35.86% 34.38% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 684 514
Median daily rate £388 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +19.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Median hourly rate £41.88 £13.85 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +202.34% -65.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.38 £10.93 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.38 £16.77 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails in Yorkshire

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby on Rails in Yorkshire

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby on Rails in Yorkshire

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ruby on Rails in Yorkshire

Ruby on Rails
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
West Yorkshire +34 24 £438 +2.94% 4
South Yorkshire +5 1 £325 -4.76% 2
Ruby on Rails
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 39 (100.00%) Ruby
2 38 (97.44%) HTML
2 38 (97.44%) CSS
3 37 (94.87%) Ajax
3 37 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (94.87%) Django
3 37 (94.87%) JSON
3 37 (94.87%) HTML5
3 37 (94.87%) REST
3 37 (94.87%) CSS3
4 35 (89.74%) Scala
4 35 (89.74%) Play Framework
5 34 (87.18%) Scrum
6 33 (84.62%) Configuration Management
7 31 (79.49%) Open Source
8 30 (76.92%) Guice
8 30 (76.92%) Spring
8 30 (76.92%) Google
9 29 (74.36%) JIRA
10 28 (71.79%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (71.79%) Test Automation
10 28 (71.79%) RESTful
11 27 (69.23%) OWASP
11 27 (69.23%) Subversion
11 27 (69.23%) Git (software)
11 27 (69.23%) Confluence
11 27 (69.23%) Jenkins
11 27 (69.23%) JUnit
11 27 (69.23%) Python
11 27 (69.23%) HTTP

Ruby on Rails
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 27 (69.23%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 27 (69.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (58.97%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 6 (15.38%) MySQL
2 6 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 6 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (74.36%) JIRA
2 27 (69.23%) Git (software)
2 27 (69.23%) Jenkins
2 27 (69.23%) JUnit
2 27 (69.23%) Subversion
3 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.56%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 31 (79.49%) Developer
2 21 (53.85%) Scala Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Java Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Java Scala Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Architect
4 7 (17.95%) Technical Architect
5 6 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.13%) Java Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Programme Director
7 1 (2.56%) Project Director
7 1 (2.56%) Scrum Master
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (97.44%) CSS
1 38 (97.44%) HTML
2 37 (94.87%) Ajax
2 37 (94.87%) CSS3
2 37 (94.87%) Django
2 37 (94.87%) HTML5
2 37 (94.87%) JSON
2 37 (94.87%) REST
3 35 (89.74%) Play Framework
4 30 (76.92%) Guice
4 30 (76.92%) Spring
5 28 (71.79%) RESTful
6 26 (66.67%) Spring MVC
7 2 (5.13%) jQuery
8 1 (2.56%) .NET
8 1 (2.56%) Akka
8 1 (2.56%) D3.js
8 1 (2.56%) Sinatra
8 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (87.18%) Scrum
3 33 (84.62%) Configuration Management
4 31 (79.49%) Open Source
5 28 (71.79%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (71.79%) Test Automation
6 27 (69.23%) OWASP
7 26 (66.67%) MVC
8 23 (58.97%) Responsive Web Design
8 23 (58.97%) Web Design
9 9 (23.08%) TDD
10 7 (17.95%) API Development
10 7 (17.95%) Software Architecture
11 6 (15.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 6 (15.38%) Front End Development
11 6 (15.38%) Kanban
11 6 (15.38%) Product Management
11 6 (15.38%) Prototyping
11 6 (15.38%) Service Design
11 6 (15.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Ruby
2 35 (89.74%) Scala
3 27 (69.23%) C#
3 27 (69.23%) Python
4 13 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.56%) SQL
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Google