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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 62 90 78
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -12
Contract jobs citing Ruby 46 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.54% 0.81% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.31% 2.50% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 8 11
Median daily rate £438 £344 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £318 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -88.73%
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
729 599 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 40.19% 32.52% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 364 347
Median daily rate £375 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £256 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 8
Median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.25 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.00 £30.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 26 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Salford - 4 £350 - 1
Stockport -11 1 £360 +10.76% 4
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 59 (71.08%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (49.40%) TDD
3 40 (48.19%) Java
4 39 (46.99%) BDD
5 33 (39.76%) Python
6 31 (37.35%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (37.35%) Amazon AWS
7 28 (33.73%) Jenkins
8 26 (31.33%) JavaScript
9 22 (26.51%) Linux
9 22 (26.51%) Cucumber
9 22 (26.51%) Scala
10 21 (25.30%) DevOps
10 21 (25.30%) HTML
11 20 (24.10%) Web Development
11 20 (24.10%) Pair Programming
11 20 (24.10%) Node.js
12 19 (22.89%) Sass
12 19 (22.89%) JSON
12 19 (22.89%) PHP
13 18 (21.69%) CSS
14 16 (19.28%) Concurrent Programming
15 15 (18.07%) Low Latency
15 15 (18.07%) Performance Tuning
15 15 (18.07%) Puppet
15 15 (18.07%) Multithreading
16 13 (15.66%) Ajax
16 13 (15.66%) Perl
16 13 (15.66%) Scrum
17 12 (14.46%) Git (software)

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 6 (7.23%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.41%) nginx
4 1 (1.20%) Apache
4 1 (1.20%) Confluence
4 1 (1.20%) JBoss
4 1 (1.20%) Liferay
4 1 (1.20%) Mule
4 1 (1.20%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (37.35%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.23%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.41%) Google App Engine
3 2 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.41%) IaaS
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.61%) DNS
3 2 (2.41%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.20%) AMQP
4 1 (1.20%) ICMP
4 1 (1.20%) Internet
4 1 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) NoSQL
2 7 (8.43%) MySQL
3 5 (6.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.20%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.20%) OrientDB
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (33.73%) Jenkins
2 22 (26.51%) Cucumber
3 12 (14.46%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.23%) JIRA
4 6 (7.23%) PhantomJS
5 5 (6.02%) Selenium
6 4 (4.82%) Maven
6 4 (4.82%) Subversion
7 3 (3.61%) Ant
7 3 (3.61%) Gatling
7 3 (3.61%) GoCD
7 3 (3.61%) Vagrant
8 2 (2.41%) HP UFT
8 2 (2.41%) SonarQube
8 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.41%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.41%) Travis CI
9 1 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.20%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.20%) JUnit
General
1 3 (3.61%) Banking
1 3 (3.61%) Finance
1 3 (3.61%) Retail
2 1 (1.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (62.65%) Developer
2 22 (26.51%) Java Developer
3 11 (13.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) Agile Developer
5 8 (9.64%) Agile Java Developer
5 8 (9.64%) Analyst
5 8 (9.64%) Node.js Developer
5 8 (9.64%) Test Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) AWS Developer
6 7 (8.43%) HTML Developer
6 7 (8.43%) PHP Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Lead Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Scala Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Technical Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Technical Leader
8 5 (6.02%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Lead Software Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.30%) HTML
2 20 (24.10%) Node.js
3 19 (22.89%) JSON
3 19 (22.89%) Sass
4 18 (21.69%) CSS
5 13 (15.66%) Ajax
6 8 (9.64%) Web Services
7 5 (6.02%) XML
8 4 (4.82%) RESTful
9 3 (3.61%) MCollective
9 3 (3.61%) Regular Expression
9 3 (3.61%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (3.61%) SOAP
10 2 (2.41%) Akka
10 2 (2.41%) HTML5
10 2 (2.41%) J2EE
10 2 (2.41%) LEMP Stack
10 2 (2.41%) Play Framework
10 2 (2.41%) Spring
11 1 (1.20%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.61%) Private Cloud
2 3 (3.61%) User Experience
3 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.20%) Fintech
4 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.20%) Social Network
4 1 (1.20%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.51%) Linux
2 5 (6.02%) Unix
2 5 (6.02%) Windows
3 1 (1.20%) Android
3 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.20%) Solaris
3 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (71.08%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (49.40%) TDD
3 39 (46.99%) BDD
4 31 (37.35%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (25.30%) DevOps
6 20 (24.10%) Pair Programming
6 20 (24.10%) Web Development
7 16 (19.28%) Concurrent Programming
8 15 (18.07%) Low Latency
8 15 (18.07%) Multithreading
8 15 (18.07%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (15.66%) Scrum
10 9 (10.84%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (9.64%) Configuration Management
11 8 (9.64%) Software Engineering
12 7 (8.43%) E-Commerce
13 6 (7.23%) Microservices
14 5 (6.02%) Exploratory Testing
14 5 (6.02%) Kanban
14 5 (6.02%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 40 (48.19%) Java
2 33 (39.76%) Python
3 26 (31.33%) JavaScript
4 22 (26.51%) Scala
5 19 (22.89%) PHP
6 13 (15.66%) Perl
7 12 (14.46%) Bash Shell
8 7 (8.43%) SQL
9 5 (6.02%) Go
10 3 (3.61%) Clojure
10 3 (3.61%) Groovy
11 2 (2.41%) C#
11 2 (2.41%) F#
11 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.41%) VB
12 1 (1.20%) C++
12 1 (1.20%) Lua
12 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) Degree
1 4 (4.82%) ISEB
1 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.41%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.23%) Docker
2 3 (3.61%) vSphere
3 2 (2.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (18.07%) Puppet
2 11 (13.25%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (9.64%) Ansible
4 4 (4.82%) Nagios
5 3 (3.61%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (3.61%) SCCM
6 1 (1.20%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.20%) Chronos
6 1 (1.20%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.20%) logstash
6 1 (1.20%) Marathon
6 1 (1.20%) Mesos
6 1 (1.20%) Packer
6 1 (1.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (4.82%) Splunk
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle
2 3 (3.61%) Rackspace
3 2 (2.41%) Google
3 2 (2.41%) SaltStack
3 2 (2.41%) VMware
4 1 (1.20%) Facebook
4 1 (1.20%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.20%) Twitter
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago