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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 67 89 65
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -24
Contract jobs citing Ruby 35 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.90% 0.37% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.50% 1.14% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 4 16
Median daily rate £475 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.43% -14.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £399
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-75.00% -43.66%
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
636 528 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.45% 32.75% 34.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 351 272
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 16
Median hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Stockport -12 3 £475 +41.79% 3
Bury - 1 £281 -
Wigan - 1 £450 -
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 53 (79.10%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (71.64%) Java
3 33 (49.25%) BDD
4 32 (47.76%) Python
4 32 (47.76%) TDD
5 22 (32.84%) Linux
6 18 (26.87%) DevOps
7 17 (25.37%) JavaScript
8 16 (23.88%) Scala
9 15 (22.39%) Scrum
9 15 (22.39%) Pair Programming
9 15 (22.39%) PHP
10 14 (20.90%) SQL
10 14 (20.90%) Jenkins
11 13 (19.40%) Puppet
12 12 (17.91%) XML
12 12 (17.91%) Software Engineering
12 12 (17.91%) Selenium
12 12 (17.91%) Multithreading
12 12 (17.91%) Low Latency
12 12 (17.91%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (17.91%) Concurrent Programming
13 11 (16.42%) Opscode Chef
13 11 (16.42%) Bash Shell
13 11 (16.42%) JIRA
13 11 (16.42%) Perl
14 10 (14.93%) C#
14 10 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (14.93%) Cucumber
14 10 (14.93%) Continuous Integration

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 7 (10.45%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.48%) JBoss
2 3 (4.48%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.99%) nginx
3 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.49%) Apache
4 1 (1.49%) Confluence
4 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (2.99%) Google App Engine
2 2 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.99%) IaaS
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.48%) DNS
3 2 (2.99%) HTTP
3 2 (2.99%) Internet
4 1 (1.49%) AMQP
4 1 (1.49%) ICMP
4 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) MySQL
2 7 (10.45%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.99%) Redis
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.49%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.49%) OrientDB
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (20.90%) Jenkins
2 12 (17.91%) Selenium
3 11 (16.42%) JIRA
4 10 (14.93%) Cucumber
5 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
6 6 (8.96%) HP UFT
6 6 (8.96%) WebDriver
7 4 (5.97%) Subversion
8 3 (4.48%) Gatling
8 3 (4.48%) GoCD
8 3 (4.48%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.99%) Ant
9 2 (2.99%) Maven
9 2 (2.99%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.99%) Travis CI
10 1 (1.49%) Bugzilla
10 1 (1.49%) FitNesse
General
1 5 (7.46%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Games
2 3 (4.48%) Retail
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (43.28%) Developer
2 17 (25.37%) Java Developer
3 13 (19.40%) Analyst
3 13 (19.40%) Test Analyst
4 9 (13.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Agile Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Agile Java Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Architect
6 5 (7.46%) DevOps Architect
6 5 (7.46%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Agile Test Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Developer in Test
8 3 (4.48%) Java Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Agile Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.91%) XML
2 8 (11.94%) Web Services
3 7 (10.45%) Node.js
4 6 (8.96%) Spring
5 4 (5.97%) HTML
5 4 (5.97%) HTML5
5 4 (5.97%) J2EE
5 4 (5.97%) REST
5 4 (5.97%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (4.48%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.48%) EJB
6 3 (4.48%) MCollective
6 3 (4.48%) Regular Expression
6 3 (4.48%) RESTful
7 2 (2.99%) CSS
7 2 (2.99%) JDBC
7 2 (2.99%) JSP
7 2 (2.99%) Servlets
7 2 (2.99%) SOAP
7 2 (2.99%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.96%) Algorithms
3 5 (7.46%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.46%) User Experience
4 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.48%) MHEG
4 3 (4.48%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.49%) Interactive TV
5 1 (1.49%) IPTV
5 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.49%) Social Network
5 1 (1.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.84%) Linux
2 6 (8.96%) Unix
3 5 (7.46%) Windows
4 1 (1.49%) Android
4 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Solaris
4 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (79.10%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (49.25%) BDD
3 32 (47.76%) TDD
4 18 (26.87%) DevOps
5 15 (22.39%) Pair Programming
5 15 (22.39%) Scrum
6 12 (17.91%) Concurrent Programming
6 12 (17.91%) Low Latency
6 12 (17.91%) Multithreading
6 12 (17.91%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (17.91%) Software Engineering
7 10 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (11.94%) Test Scripting
9 7 (10.45%) Configuration Management
9 7 (10.45%) E-Commerce
9 7 (10.45%) Open Source
10 6 (8.96%) Exploratory Testing
10 6 (8.96%) Integration Testing
11 5 (7.46%) Kanban
11 5 (7.46%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 48 (71.64%) Java
2 32 (47.76%) Python
3 17 (25.37%) JavaScript
4 16 (23.88%) Scala
5 15 (22.39%) PHP
6 14 (20.90%) SQL
7 11 (16.42%) Bash Shell
7 11 (16.42%) Perl
8 10 (14.93%) C#
9 6 (8.96%) Go
9 6 (8.96%) PL/SQL
10 4 (5.97%) C++
11 2 (2.99%) C
11 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.49%) Lua
12 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Degree
2 6 (8.96%) ISEB
3 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.48%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.99%) PhD
5 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) Docker
2 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.99%) vCloud
2 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (19.40%) Puppet
2 11 (16.42%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.96%) Ansible
4 4 (5.97%) Nagios
5 3 (4.48%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (4.48%) Kubernetes
5 3 (4.48%) SCCM
6 1 (1.49%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.49%) Packer
6 1 (1.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (7.46%) HP
2 4 (5.97%) Splunk
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle
4 2 (2.99%) Google
4 2 (2.99%) Rackspace
4 2 (2.99%) SaltStack
4 2 (2.99%) VMware
5 1 (1.49%) Facebook
5 1 (1.49%) OpenTV
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.49%) Twitter
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
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