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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 72 60 54
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing Ruby 36 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.98% 1.90% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.02% 5.10% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 17
Average daily rate £326 £378 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.70% +11.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £286 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £475 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-47.18% +425.92%
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
717 529 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.48% 37.31% 38.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 360 295
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 9 7
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £19.00 £15.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Salford - 1 £325 -
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 40 (76.92%) Python
2 36 (69.23%) Linux
3 30 (57.69%) Unix
4 26 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (46.15%) Bash Shell
5 24 (46.15%) DevOps
6 22 (42.31%) Puppet
6 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
7 18 (34.62%) Git (software)
8 17 (32.69%) C#
8 17 (32.69%) HTML
9 16 (30.77%) CSS
9 16 (30.77%) Scala
10 15 (28.85%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (28.85%) Web Development
10 15 (28.85%) Silverlight
10 15 (28.85%) SQL Server
10 15 (28.85%) Visual Studio
10 15 (28.85%) .NET
10 15 (28.85%) Java
10 15 (28.85%) Telerik
10 15 (28.85%) Subversion
10 15 (28.85%) XAML
11 14 (26.92%) Mac OS X
11 14 (26.92%) Configuration Management
11 14 (26.92%) Web Design
11 14 (26.92%) HTTP
11 14 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (26.92%) Visualisation

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 8 (15.38%) OpenStack
2 6 (11.54%) CloudStack
3 3 (5.77%) nginx
4 2 (3.85%) Apache
4 2 (3.85%) JBoss
4 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.92%) Confluence
5 1 (1.92%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (13.46%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.85%) Google App Engine
3 2 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) HTTP
2 2 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (34.62%) Git (software)
2 15 (28.85%) Subversion
2 15 (28.85%) Visual Studio
3 11 (21.15%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.85%) RSpec
4 2 (3.85%) Selenium
4 2 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.92%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.92%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.92%) JIRA
5 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.92%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Developer
2 22 (42.31%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (26.92%) .NET Developer
3 14 (26.92%) C# Developer
4 13 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (9.62%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (7.69%) Silverlight Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) DevOps Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Java Architect
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Developer
8 1 (1.92%) PHP Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.69%) HTML
2 16 (30.77%) CSS
3 15 (28.85%) .NET
3 15 (28.85%) Silverlight
4 14 (26.92%) HTML5
5 5 (9.62%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (9.62%) Web Services
6 2 (3.85%) jQuery
7 1 (1.92%) Play Framework
7 1 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.92%) REST
7 1 (1.92%) SOAP
7 1 (1.92%) Spring
7 1 (1.92%) Symfony
7 1 (1.92%) XML
7 1 (1.92%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) MHEG
3 1 (1.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 36 (69.23%) Linux
2 30 (57.69%) Unix
3 14 (26.92%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) DevOps
2 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (28.85%) Responsive Web Design
3 15 (28.85%) Web Development
4 14 (26.92%) Configuration Management
4 14 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (26.92%) Web Design
5 9 (17.31%) DSDM
5 9 (17.31%) RUP
5 9 (17.31%) Scrum
6 5 (9.62%) BDD
7 3 (5.77%) TDD
8 2 (3.85%) OO
8 2 (3.85%) Server Building
8 2 (3.85%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.85%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.85%) Web Operations
9 1 (1.92%) Coaching
9 1 (1.92%) OOP
9 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 40 (76.92%) Python
2 24 (46.15%) Bash Shell
3 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 17 (32.69%) C#
5 16 (30.77%) Scala
6 15 (28.85%) Java
6 15 (28.85%) XAML
7 10 (19.23%) Shell Script
7 10 (19.23%) SQL
8 8 (15.38%) Perl
8 8 (15.38%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.85%) PHP
9 2 (3.85%) VB
10 1 (1.92%) C
10 1 (1.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
1 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) Docker
2 6 (11.54%) vSphere
2 6 (11.54%) Xen
2 6 (11.54%) XenServer
3 2 (3.85%) vCloud
4 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 26 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (42.31%) Puppet
3 13 (25.00%) Cobbler
4 10 (19.23%) Ansible
5 9 (17.31%) Tivoli
6 2 (3.85%) Capistrano
6 2 (3.85%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.92%) Graylog
7 1 (1.92%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (1.92%) Packer
7 1 (1.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) Telerik
2 6 (11.54%) EnterpriseDB
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Google
4 1 (1.92%) HP
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.92%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.92%) Zend
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