The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
North West / Manchester
Rank 47 75 62
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -13
Contract jobs citing Ruby 42 33 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.05% 1.72% 2.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.28% 4.31% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 25
Median daily rate £406 £326 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.71% -27.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £309 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £386 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

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
577 765 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.87% 39.82% 36.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 468 363
Median daily rate £384 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 28 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.55 £14.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
Stockport - 3 £425 - 4
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 60 (67.42%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (56.18%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (52.81%) Python
4 46 (51.69%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (49.44%) DevOps
6 43 (48.31%) Linux
7 41 (46.07%) Java
8 37 (41.57%) TDD
9 36 (40.45%) Jenkins
9 36 (40.45%) Puppet
10 34 (38.20%) Opscode Chef
11 27 (30.34%) BDD
12 26 (29.21%) Bash Shell
12 26 (29.21%) Ansible
13 25 (28.09%) Configuration Management
14 23 (25.84%) HTML
14 23 (25.84%) Node.js
15 22 (24.72%) CSS
16 21 (23.60%) JavaScript
16 21 (23.60%) Sass
17 20 (22.47%) Cucumber
17 20 (22.47%) Web Development
18 19 (21.35%) JSON
18 19 (21.35%) Unix
18 19 (21.35%) OpenStack
19 17 (19.10%) Scala
19 17 (19.10%) Git (software)
20 16 (17.98%) Docker
20 16 (17.98%) Pair Programming
21 15 (16.85%) Ajax

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 19 (21.35%) OpenStack
2 9 (10.11%) CloudStack
3 5 (5.62%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.12%) Apache
4 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.12%) Liferay
4 1 (1.12%) Mule
4 1 (1.12%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.12%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 50 (56.18%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.99%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.62%) Heroku
4 3 (3.37%) PaaS
5 2 (2.25%) SaaS
6 1 (1.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.99%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.87%) HTTPS
2 7 (7.87%) SSL
3 2 (2.25%) Internet
3 2 (2.25%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.12%) DHCP
4 1 (1.12%) DNS
4 1 (1.12%) Firewall
4 1 (1.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (4.49%) MySQL
3 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.25%) Couchbase
4 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.12%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 36 (40.45%) Jenkins
2 20 (22.47%) Cucumber
3 17 (19.10%) Git (software)
4 10 (11.24%) Subversion
5 9 (10.11%) GoCD
6 7 (7.87%) Travis CI
7 6 (6.74%) PhantomJS
8 4 (4.49%) Gradle
8 4 (4.49%) Maven
8 4 (4.49%) Selenium
9 3 (3.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (3.37%) Hudson
9 3 (3.37%) Vagrant
10 2 (2.25%) Ant
10 2 (2.25%) HP UFT
10 2 (2.25%) Mercurial
11 1 (1.12%) JMeter
11 1 (1.12%) JUnit
11 1 (1.12%) LoadRunner
11 1 (1.12%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (5.62%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Retail
3 3 (3.37%) Games
4 2 (2.25%) Marketing
5 1 (1.12%) Advertising
5 1 (1.12%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (53.93%) Developer
2 34 (38.20%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (21.35%) Java Developer
4 10 (11.24%) Senior Developer
5 9 (10.11%) AWS Developer
6 8 (8.99%) Lead Developer
7 7 (7.87%) HTML Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Node.js Developer
7 7 (7.87%) PHP Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Platform Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Agile Developer
8 6 (6.74%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Technical Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Technical Leader
9 5 (5.62%) Agile Java Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Java Scala Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Lead Software Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Scala Developer
10 4 (4.49%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.84%) HTML
1 23 (25.84%) Node.js
2 22 (24.72%) CSS
3 21 (23.60%) Sass
4 19 (21.35%) JSON
5 15 (16.85%) Ajax
6 10 (11.24%) Web Services
7 6 (6.74%) RESTful
8 5 (5.62%) SOAP
9 4 (4.49%) React
10 2 (2.25%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET
10 2 (2.25%) Backbone.js
10 2 (2.25%) DOM
10 2 (2.25%) Durandal
10 2 (2.25%) Jinja
10 2 (2.25%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (2.25%) LESS
10 2 (2.25%) REST
10 2 (2.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) User Experience
2 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.37%) Clustering
3 3 (3.37%) Interactive TV
3 3 (3.37%) MHEG
4 2 (2.25%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.25%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.25%) IPTV
4 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.12%) Fintech
5 1 (1.12%) New Media
5 1 (1.12%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.12%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 43 (48.31%) Linux
2 19 (21.35%) Unix
3 11 (12.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (10.11%) CentOS
5 8 (8.99%) Fedora
6 1 (1.12%) Android
6 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.12%) Windows
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (67.42%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (51.69%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (49.44%) DevOps
4 37 (41.57%) TDD
5 27 (30.34%) BDD
6 25 (28.09%) Configuration Management
7 20 (22.47%) Web Development
8 16 (17.98%) Pair Programming
9 15 (16.85%) Scrum
10 12 (13.48%) Low Latency
11 10 (11.24%) Concurrent Programming
12 9 (10.11%) Microservices
12 9 (10.11%) Multithreading
12 9 (10.11%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (8.99%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (7.87%) OO
15 6 (6.74%) E-Commerce
15 6 (6.74%) SOA
15 6 (6.74%) Software Engineering
16 5 (5.62%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (52.81%) Python
2 41 (46.07%) Java
3 26 (29.21%) Bash Shell
4 21 (23.60%) JavaScript
5 17 (19.10%) Scala
6 13 (14.61%) PHP
7 12 (13.48%) Groovy
8 8 (8.99%) Shell Script
9 7 (7.87%) Perl
10 6 (6.74%) C#
10 6 (6.74%) Clojure
11 5 (5.62%) F#
12 4 (4.49%) C++
13 3 (3.37%) ActionScript
13 3 (3.37%) Go
13 3 (3.37%) Korn
13 3 (3.37%) SQL
14 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
14 2 (2.25%) TypeScript
14 2 (2.25%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) QA
System Software
1 16 (17.98%) Docker
2 10 (11.24%) vSphere
3 7 (7.87%) Xen
3 7 (7.87%) XenServer
4 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 36 (40.45%) Puppet
2 34 (38.20%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (29.21%) Ansible
4 7 (7.87%) Cobbler
4 7 (7.87%) Ganglia
4 7 (7.87%) Graphite
4 7 (7.87%) Kibana
4 7 (7.87%) Nagios
4 7 (7.87%) Riemann
5 5 (5.62%) Terraform
6 1 (1.12%) Chronos
6 1 (1.12%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.12%) logstash
6 1 (1.12%) Marathon
6 1 (1.12%) Mesos
6 1 (1.12%) Packer
Vendors
1 12 (13.48%) Red Hat
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.37%) OpenTV
2 3 (3.37%) VMware
3 2 (2.25%) Google
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle
4 1 (1.12%) HP
4 1 (1.12%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.12%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.12%) RightScale
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Excellent
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