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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 81 70 60
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs citing Ruby 14 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.85% 1.17% 1.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.64% 3.09% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 5
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£425 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £403 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 £150.00
% change year-on-year
- -52.66%
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
530 486 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.06% 37.88% 37.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 297 185
Average daily rate £350 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £233 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 18
Average hourly rate £24.50 £18.32 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.73% -43.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £33.00 £146.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
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 31 March 2015. 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
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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
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - - 1
Sale - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 3
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (54.17%) Python
3 25 (52.08%) HTML
3 25 (52.08%) CSS
4 23 (47.92%) Ruby on Rails
5 21 (43.75%) TDD
6 20 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 20 (41.67%) Open Source
7 19 (39.58%) Scrum
8 18 (37.50%) Linux
9 16 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 15 (31.25%) Web Services
10 15 (31.25%) .NET
11 14 (29.17%) JSON
12 13 (27.08%) Ajax
13 12 (25.00%) Configuration Management
13 12 (25.00%) UNIX
13 12 (25.00%) Kanban
14 11 (22.92%) Apache
14 11 (22.92%) NoSQL
15 10 (20.83%) PHP
15 10 (20.83%) Java
15 10 (20.83%) C#
15 10 (20.83%) Django
16 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
16 9 (18.75%) Visual Studio
16 9 (18.75%) Web Design
16 9 (18.75%) REST
16 9 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 11 (22.92%) Apache
2 8 (16.67%) Orchard CMS
2 8 (16.67%) CMS
3 5 (10.42%) nginx
3 5 (10.42%) Apache Solr
3 5 (10.42%) Node.js
3 5 (10.42%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon S3
2 2 (4.17%) PaaS
2 2 (4.17%) IaaS
2 2 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) HTTP
2 2 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) NoSQL
2 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (14.58%) MongoDB
4 7 (14.58%) MySQL
5 6 (12.50%) RavenDB
5 6 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (10.42%) Hadoop
6 5 (10.42%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (10.42%) Big Data
7 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 4 (8.33%) Redis
8 1 (2.08%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 16 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (18.75%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.42%) PhantomJS
3 5 (10.42%) Bower
3 5 (10.42%) CasperJS
4 4 (8.33%) Grunt
4 4 (8.33%) RSpec
4 4 (8.33%) Jasmine
5 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.08%) Subversion
7 1 (2.08%) Selenium
7 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 27 (56.25%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Architect
3 13 (27.08%) Senior Developer
4 9 (18.75%) Technical Architect
5 6 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Software Architect
7 4 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Ruby Developer
7 4 (8.33%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Python Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Digital Architect
8 3 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Python/Django Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Big Data Architect
9 2 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (52.08%) CSS
1 25 (52.08%) HTML
2 23 (47.92%) Ruby on Rails
3 15 (31.25%) .NET
3 15 (31.25%) Web Services
4 14 (29.17%) JSON
5 13 (27.08%) Ajax
6 10 (20.83%) Django
7 9 (18.75%) REST
8 8 (16.67%) jQuery
9 7 (14.58%) XML
9 7 (14.58%) XHTML
9 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
10 6 (12.50%) Sinatra
10 6 (12.50%) RESTful
10 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (12.50%) HTML5
11 5 (10.42%) Haml
11 5 (10.42%) SAML
11 5 (10.42%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (41.67%) Open Source
2 7 (14.58%) User Experience
3 6 (12.50%) NHS
3 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (6.25%) Visualisation
5 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.17%) Blog
6 2 (4.17%) Linked Data
6 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.08%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Linux
2 12 (25.00%) UNIX
3 4 (8.33%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (43.75%) TDD
3 19 (39.58%) Scrum
4 12 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 12 (25.00%) Kanban
5 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 9 (18.75%) Web Design
6 8 (16.67%) DevOps
7 7 (14.58%) MVC
7 7 (14.58%) OO
8 6 (12.50%) SOA
8 6 (12.50%) Web Development
9 5 (10.42%) Workflow
9 5 (10.42%) ITIL
9 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
9 5 (10.42%) OOP
10 4 (8.33%) Load Balancing
10 4 (8.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (54.17%) Python
2 20 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.83%) C#
3 10 (20.83%) PHP
3 10 (20.83%) Java
4 8 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 7 (14.58%) C++
6 5 (10.42%) SQL
7 4 (8.33%) Scala
8 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
8 3 (6.25%) Perl
9 2 (4.17%) Groovy
10 1 (2.08%) SPARQL
10 1 (2.08%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.17%) VirtualBox
1 2 (4.17%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.08%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (10.42%) Puppet
3 2 (4.17%) Vagrant
3 2 (4.17%) Nagios
3 2 (4.17%) Cacti
3 2 (4.17%) Capistrano
4 1 (2.08%) Ansible
4 1 (2.08%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.17%) VMware
2 2 (4.17%) Percona
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle
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