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 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
North West / Manchester
Rank 65 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 26 42 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.92% 2.33% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.41% 6.02% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 21
Median daily rate £400 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £409
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -2.14%
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 Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
589 698 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.57% 38.69% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 420 368
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £284 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.19 £14.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.50
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 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 24 February 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 24 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
Stockport - 1 £450 -
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 55 (72.37%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (60.53%) Linux
2 46 (60.53%) Python
2 46 (60.53%) DevOps
3 43 (56.58%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (51.32%) Puppet
4 39 (51.32%) Java
5 36 (47.37%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (44.74%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (38.16%) Jenkins
8 28 (36.84%) Ansible
9 27 (35.53%) TDD
9 27 (35.53%) Configuration Management
10 23 (30.26%) Bash Shell
11 20 (26.32%) Unix
12 19 (25.00%) OpenStack
13 18 (23.68%) BDD
13 18 (23.68%) Docker
13 18 (23.68%) Git (software)
14 16 (21.05%) Scrum
14 16 (21.05%) Node.js
15 15 (19.74%) JavaScript
16 14 (18.42%) HTML
16 14 (18.42%) Red Hat
16 14 (18.42%) Pair Programming
17 13 (17.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 13 (17.11%) Scala
18 12 (15.79%) CSS
19 11 (14.47%) Groovy
19 11 (14.47%) Sass

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 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 9 (11.84%) CloudStack
3 5 (6.58%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.63%) Apache
4 2 (2.63%) nginx
5 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 43 (56.58%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.89%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (6.58%) Heroku
5 3 (3.95%) PaaS
6 2 (2.63%) SaaS
7 1 (1.32%) GitHub
7 1 (1.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.84%) SSL
2 8 (10.53%) HTTPS
2 8 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.63%) Internet
3 2 (2.63%) Network Security
4 1 (1.32%) DHCP
4 1 (1.32%) DNS
4 1 (1.32%) Firewall
4 1 (1.32%) Skype
4 1 (1.32%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.26%) Big Data
2 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.95%) MySQL
4 2 (2.63%) Couchbase
4 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 29 (38.16%) Jenkins
2 18 (23.68%) Git (software)
3 10 (13.16%) Cucumber
3 10 (13.16%) GoCD
3 10 (13.16%) Subversion
4 8 (10.53%) Travis CI
5 4 (5.26%) Gradle
5 4 (5.26%) Maven
5 4 (5.26%) PhantomJS
5 4 (5.26%) Vagrant
6 3 (3.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.95%) Hudson
7 2 (2.63%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.63%) Selenium
8 1 (1.32%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.32%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.32%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (6.58%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Games
2 3 (3.95%) Retail
3 2 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (47.37%) Developer
1 36 (47.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (21.05%) Java Developer
3 8 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 7 (9.21%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) AWS Developer
5 5 (6.58%) Lead Developer
5 5 (6.58%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (5.26%) PHP Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Agile Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Architect
7 3 (3.95%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Lead Software Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Technical Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Technical Leader
8 2 (2.63%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Java Scala Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Senior Agile Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Senior Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.05%) Node.js
2 14 (18.42%) HTML
3 12 (15.79%) CSS
4 11 (14.47%) Sass
5 9 (11.84%) JSON
6 7 (9.21%) Ajax
6 7 (9.21%) Web Services
7 5 (6.58%) RESTful
8 4 (5.26%) React
9 2 (2.63%) Aurelia
9 2 (2.63%) DOM
9 2 (2.63%) Durandal
9 2 (2.63%) Jinja
9 2 (2.63%) jQuery
9 2 (2.63%) LESS
9 2 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (2.63%) SAX
9 2 (2.63%) SOAP
9 2 (2.63%) XML
9 2 (2.63%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) User Experience
2 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.95%) Clustering
2 3 (3.95%) Interactive TV
2 3 (3.95%) MHEG
3 2 (2.63%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.63%) IPTV
3 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.32%) New Media
4 1 (1.32%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 46 (60.53%) Linux
2 20 (26.32%) Unix
3 13 (17.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (13.16%) CentOS
5 9 (11.84%) Fedora
6 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.32%) Android
7 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.32%) Windows
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (72.37%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (60.53%) DevOps
3 34 (44.74%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (35.53%) Configuration Management
4 27 (35.53%) TDD
5 18 (23.68%) BDD
6 16 (21.05%) Scrum
7 14 (18.42%) Pair Programming
8 10 (13.16%) Web Development
9 9 (11.84%) Low Latency
9 9 (11.84%) Microservices
10 7 (9.21%) Concurrent Programming
10 7 (9.21%) OO
11 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
11 6 (7.89%) Multithreading
11 6 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (6.58%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (6.58%) SOA
12 5 (6.58%) Software Delivery
12 5 (6.58%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (60.53%) Python
2 39 (51.32%) Java
3 23 (30.26%) Bash Shell
4 15 (19.74%) JavaScript
5 13 (17.11%) Scala
6 11 (14.47%) Groovy
7 10 (13.16%) PHP
8 9 (11.84%) Shell Script
9 6 (7.89%) C#
10 5 (6.58%) Clojure
10 5 (6.58%) F#
10 5 (6.58%) Perl
11 4 (5.26%) C++
12 3 (3.95%) ActionScript
12 3 (3.95%) Korn
12 3 (3.95%) SQL
13 2 (2.63%) Go
13 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
13 2 (2.63%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 18 (23.68%) Docker
2 9 (11.84%) vSphere
3 7 (9.21%) Xen
3 7 (9.21%) XenServer
4 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.32%) OpenSSH
5 1 (1.32%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 39 (51.32%) Puppet
2 36 (47.37%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (36.84%) Ansible
4 9 (11.84%) Graphite
4 9 (11.84%) Kibana
4 9 (11.84%) Nagios
5 8 (10.53%) Ganglia
5 8 (10.53%) Riemann
6 7 (9.21%) Cobbler
6 7 (9.21%) Terraform
7 2 (2.63%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.32%) logstash
8 1 (1.32%) Mesos
8 1 (1.32%) Nmap
8 1 (1.32%) Packer
Vendors
1 14 (18.42%) Red Hat
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.95%) OpenTV
2 3 (3.95%) VMware
3 2 (2.63%) Google
4 1 (1.32%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.32%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.32%) HP
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle
4 1 (1.32%) RightScale
4 1 (1.32%) Splunk