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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 49 93 79
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -14
Contract jobs citing Ruby 51 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.10% 0.56% 1.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.02% 1.56% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 4 19
Median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £345 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
636 707 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 38.66% 36.02% 38.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 425 401
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 29 8
Median hourly rate £24.43 £29.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.75% +38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £15.25 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £27.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -7 4 £425 -17.07% 4
Salford - 3 £400 - 1
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 64 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (48.94%) Java
2 46 (48.94%) TDD
3 42 (44.68%) Python
4 37 (39.36%) Linux
4 37 (39.36%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (39.36%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (39.36%) DevOps
5 34 (36.17%) BDD
6 29 (30.85%) Puppet
7 27 (28.72%) Jenkins
8 24 (25.53%) Node.js
8 24 (25.53%) Scala
9 23 (24.47%) HTML
9 23 (24.47%) Bash Shell
9 23 (24.47%) Opscode Chef
10 22 (23.40%) CSS
11 21 (22.34%) JavaScript
11 21 (22.34%) Pair Programming
11 21 (22.34%) Web Development
11 21 (22.34%) Sass
11 21 (22.34%) Cucumber
12 19 (20.21%) JSON
13 18 (19.15%) Unix
13 18 (19.15%) Configuration Management
14 16 (17.02%) Scrum
15 15 (15.96%) Ajax
16 14 (14.89%) Ansible
16 14 (14.89%) Concurrent Programming
17 13 (13.83%) Low Latency

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 12 (12.77%) OpenStack
2 7 (7.45%) CloudStack
3 6 (6.38%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.13%) Apache
6 1 (1.06%) Confluence
6 1 (1.06%) JBoss
6 1 (1.06%) Liferay
6 1 (1.06%) Mule
6 1 (1.06%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.06%) nginx
6 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 37 (39.36%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.51%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.19%) Heroku
5 2 (2.13%) PaaS
5 2 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.19%) Internet
3 2 (2.13%) DNS
3 2 (2.13%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.06%) AMQP
4 1 (1.06%) DHCP
4 1 (1.06%) Firewall
4 1 (1.06%) ICMP
4 1 (1.06%) Network Security
4 1 (1.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.57%) NoSQL
2 7 (7.45%) MySQL
3 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.13%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.06%) Big Data
6 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.06%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.06%) OrientDB
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (28.72%) Jenkins
2 21 (22.34%) Cucumber
3 11 (11.70%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.38%) PhantomJS
5 5 (5.32%) Selenium
6 4 (4.26%) Gradle
6 4 (4.26%) Maven
6 4 (4.26%) Vagrant
7 3 (3.19%) Gatling
7 3 (3.19%) Subversion
8 2 (2.13%) Ant
8 2 (2.13%) HP UFT
8 2 (2.13%) JIRA
8 2 (2.13%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.06%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.06%) JMeter
9 1 (1.06%) JUnit
9 1 (1.06%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.06%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (6.38%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Games
3 3 (3.19%) Retail
4 2 (2.13%) Marketing
5 1 (1.06%) Advertising
5 1 (1.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (58.51%) Developer
2 24 (25.53%) Java Developer
3 23 (24.47%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (10.64%) Senior Developer
5 9 (9.57%) Agile Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Agile Java Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Lead Developer
7 7 (7.45%) AWS Developer
7 7 (7.45%) HTML Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Node.js Developer
7 7 (7.45%) PHP Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Scala Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (6.38%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Technical Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Technical Leader
9 5 (5.32%) Java Scala Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Lead Software Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Platform Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Senior Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.53%) Node.js
2 23 (24.47%) HTML
3 22 (23.40%) CSS
4 21 (22.34%) Sass
5 19 (20.21%) JSON
6 15 (15.96%) Ajax
7 9 (9.57%) Web Services
8 7 (7.45%) RESTful
9 5 (5.32%) SOAP
10 4 (4.26%) React
11 3 (3.19%) .NET
11 3 (3.19%) AngularJS
11 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET
11 3 (3.19%) MCollective
12 2 (2.13%) DOM
12 2 (2.13%) J2EE
12 2 (2.13%) jQuery
12 2 (2.13%) SAX
12 2 (2.13%) XML
12 2 (2.13%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (7.45%) User Experience
2 4 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.19%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.19%) Clustering
3 3 (3.19%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.19%) Interactive TV
3 3 (3.19%) MHEG
3 3 (3.19%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.13%) IPTV
5 1 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.06%) Fintech
5 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.06%) New Media
5 1 (1.06%) Social Network
5 1 (1.06%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.06%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (39.36%) Linux
2 18 (19.15%) Unix
3 3 (3.19%) Windows
4 2 (2.13%) Android
4 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.06%) CentOS
5 1 (1.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (48.94%) TDD
3 37 (39.36%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (39.36%) DevOps
4 34 (36.17%) BDD
5 21 (22.34%) Pair Programming
5 21 (22.34%) Web Development
6 18 (19.15%) Configuration Management
7 16 (17.02%) Scrum
8 14 (14.89%) Concurrent Programming
9 13 (13.83%) Low Latency
9 13 (13.83%) Multithreading
9 13 (13.83%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (9.57%) OO
11 7 (7.45%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (6.38%) Kanban
12 6 (6.38%) Microservices
12 6 (6.38%) Open Source
12 6 (6.38%) SOA
12 6 (6.38%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 46 (48.94%) Java
2 42 (44.68%) Python
3 24 (25.53%) Scala
4 23 (24.47%) Bash Shell
5 21 (22.34%) JavaScript
6 13 (13.83%) PHP
7 12 (12.77%) Groovy
8 8 (8.51%) C#
8 8 (8.51%) Perl
9 6 (6.38%) Clojure
9 6 (6.38%) Shell Script
10 5 (5.32%) C++
10 5 (5.32%) F#
11 4 (4.26%) SQL
12 3 (3.19%) ActionScript
13 2 (2.13%) TypeScript
13 2 (2.13%) VB
14 1 (1.06%) Go
14 1 (1.06%) Lua
14 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 11 (11.70%) Docker
2 8 (8.51%) vSphere
3 5 (5.32%) Xen
3 5 (5.32%) XenServer
4 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.06%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 29 (30.85%) Puppet
2 23 (24.47%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (14.89%) Ansible
4 5 (5.32%) Cobbler
5 2 (2.13%) Terraform
6 1 (1.06%) Chronos
6 1 (1.06%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.06%) logstash
6 1 (1.06%) Marathon
6 1 (1.06%) Mesos
6 1 (1.06%) Packer
Vendors
1 4 (4.26%) Oracle
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.19%) OpenTV
2 3 (3.19%) Red Hat
2 3 (3.19%) VMware
3 1 (1.06%) Facebook
3 1 (1.06%) HP
3 1 (1.06%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.06%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.06%) RightScale
3 1 (1.06%) Splunk
3 1 (1.06%) Twitter
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