The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 85 70 55
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -15
Contract jobs citing Ruby 11 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.72% 1.32% 1.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.21% 3.85% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 8
Average daily rate
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£328 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.66% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £355 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £446 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +77.50%
Ruby
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
498 441 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.63% 34.24% 34.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 261 180
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 17
Average hourly rate £20.00 £28.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +47.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 2 £335 -
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby.

1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Python
3 11 (44.00%) HTML
3 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (44.00%) CSS
4 10 (40.00%) UNIX
4 10 (40.00%) TDD
5 9 (36.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 9 (36.00%) Linux
6 7 (28.00%) REST
7 6 (24.00%) JSON
7 6 (24.00%) Django
7 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
7 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
8 5 (20.00%) Scrum
8 5 (20.00%) Apache
8 5 (20.00%) Ajax
8 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (16.00%) DevOps
9 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
9 4 (16.00%) nginx
9 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
9 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
9 4 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (16.00%) OO
9 4 (16.00%) PHP
9 4 (16.00%) .NET
9 4 (16.00%) Java
9 4 (16.00%) Web Design

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.00%) nginx
3 3 (12.00%) CMS
4 2 (8.00%) Umbraco
4 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.00%) Node.js
5 1 (4.00%) Orchard CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.00%) SaaS
2 2 (8.00%) PaaS
2 2 (8.00%) IaaS
2 2 (8.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) HTTP
2 2 (8.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (12.00%) MySQL
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (8.00%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) RSpec
3 2 (8.00%) Subversion
3 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (4.00%) Maven
4 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.00%) Ant
4 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (4.00%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Ruby Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Django Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Python Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Trainer
4 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Python/Django Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Python Developer
5 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) HTML
1 11 (44.00%) CSS
2 9 (36.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 7 (28.00%) REST
4 6 (24.00%) JSON
4 6 (24.00%) Django
5 5 (20.00%) Ajax
6 4 (16.00%) .NET
7 3 (12.00%) Web Services
7 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (8.00%) CSS3
8 2 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (8.00%) WCF
8 2 (8.00%) HTML5
8 2 (8.00%) Memcached
8 2 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (8.00%) J2EE
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Blog
2 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (4.00%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) UNIX
2 9 (36.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) TDD
3 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.00%) Scrum
5 4 (16.00%) Web Design
5 4 (16.00%) OO
5 4 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (16.00%) DevOps
6 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.00%) BDD
6 3 (12.00%) Kanban
6 3 (12.00%) Web Development
6 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (8.00%) Open Source
7 2 (8.00%) Software Architecture
7 2 (8.00%) MVVM
7 2 (8.00%) OOP
7 2 (8.00%) Line Management
7 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Python
2 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) PHP
4 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (12.00%) C#
5 2 (8.00%) PHP5
5 2 (8.00%) Groovy
5 2 (8.00%) Scala
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) C
6 1 (4.00%) Perl
6 1 (4.00%) Lua
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (4.00%) OCPJP
1 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.00%) VirtualBox
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (12.00%) Puppet
3 2 (8.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (8.00%) Capistrano
4 1 (4.00%) Nagios
4 1 (4.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle
1 2 (8.00%) VMware
2 1 (4.00%) Percona
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Sun
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
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