The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
North West / Cheshire
Rank 43 70 60
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -10
Contract jobs citing Ruby 3 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.59% 0.74% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.60% 1.97% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 12
Median daily rate £163 £340 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.20% -16.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -47.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
187 356 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.81% 37.83% 37.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 241 184
Median daily rate £394 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 5
Median hourly rate £43.71 £22.54 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.93% -22.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.99 £13.00 £14.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby across the Cheshire region.

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 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
Macclesfield - 2 £163 -
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) HND
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) QA Automation
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Junior
1 2 (40.00%) Junior Automation Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Junior Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Ajax
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Ember.js
2 1 (20.00%) JAAS
2 1 (20.00%) Java SE
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) QA Automation
1 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Go
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter