The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
England / North West
Rank 79 119 90
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -29
Contract jobs citing Ruby 52 41 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.03% 1.06% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.15% 2.95% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 21 36
Median daily rate £413 £335 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.13% -25.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £315 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £380 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1010 1392 1088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 39.44% 35.93% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 895 727
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 65 30
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.37 £42.36 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby across the North West region.

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the North West region.

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 January 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
Manchester +32 42 £406 +24.71% 34
Cheshire +20 3 £163 -52.20% 2
Lancashire +6 2 £350 - 3
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 North West region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 78 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (51.94%) Continuous Integration
3 65 (50.39%) Java
4 63 (48.84%) Python
5 59 (45.74%) DevOps
6 58 (44.96%) Linux
7 55 (42.64%) Amazon AWS
8 52 (40.31%) Jenkins
9 47 (36.43%) Puppet
10 43 (33.33%) TDD
11 35 (27.13%) Opscode Chef
11 35 (27.13%) JavaScript
11 35 (27.13%) BDD
11 35 (27.13%) Bash Shell
12 32 (24.81%) Git (software)
12 32 (24.81%) Configuration Management
13 29 (22.48%) HTML
14 28 (21.71%) Ansible
15 27 (20.93%) Cucumber
16 25 (19.38%) CSS
16 25 (19.38%) Scrum
17 24 (18.60%) Node.js
18 22 (17.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 22 (17.05%) Web Development
18 22 (17.05%) JSON
18 22 (17.05%) Sass
19 21 (16.28%) OpenStack
20 19 (14.73%) Unix
20 19 (14.73%) Docker
21 18 (13.95%) Perl

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 21 (16.28%) OpenStack
2 9 (6.98%) CloudStack
3 7 (5.43%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.33%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (1.55%) Apache
5 2 (1.55%) nginx
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.78%) Confluence
6 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.78%) Liferay
6 1 (0.78%) Mule
6 1 (0.78%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.78%) SAS
Business Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (5.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.55%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.55%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 55 (42.64%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.53%) PaaS
3 10 (7.75%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (5.43%) SaaS
5 5 (3.88%) Heroku
5 5 (3.88%) IaaS
6 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.78%) GitHub
6 1 (0.78%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.20%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.43%) HTTPS
2 7 (5.43%) SSL
3 3 (2.33%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.55%) Internet
4 2 (1.55%) VPN
4 2 (1.55%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.78%) DHCP
5 1 (0.78%) DNS
5 1 (0.78%) Firewall
5 1 (0.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.75%) NoSQL
2 6 (4.65%) MySQL
2 6 (4.65%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (3.88%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.10%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (3.10%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.55%) Big Data
5 2 (1.55%) Couchbase
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (40.31%) Jenkins
2 32 (24.81%) Git (software)
3 27 (20.93%) Cucumber
4 12 (9.30%) Subversion
5 10 (7.75%) Maven
6 9 (6.98%) GoCD
6 9 (6.98%) JIRA
7 7 (5.43%) Selenium
7 7 (5.43%) Travis CI
8 6 (4.65%) PhantomJS
9 4 (3.10%) Gradle
9 4 (3.10%) Vagrant
10 3 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (2.33%) HP UFT
10 3 (2.33%) Hudson
10 3 (2.33%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.55%) Ant
11 2 (1.55%) Appium
11 2 (1.55%) CocoaPods
11 2 (1.55%) Xcode
General
1 10 (7.75%) Finance
2 4 (3.10%) Retail
3 3 (2.33%) Games
4 2 (1.55%) Banking
4 2 (1.55%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.55%) Marketing
5 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 59 (45.74%) Developer
2 41 (31.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (16.28%) Java Developer
4 12 (9.30%) Senior Developer
5 9 (6.98%) AWS Developer
6 8 (6.20%) Lead Developer
6 8 (6.20%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (5.43%) HTML Developer
7 7 (5.43%) Node.js Developer
7 7 (5.43%) PHP Developer
7 7 (5.43%) Platform Engineer
7 7 (5.43%) Tester
8 6 (4.65%) Agile Developer
8 6 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (4.65%) Technical Developer
8 6 (4.65%) Technical Leader
9 5 (3.88%) Agile Java Developer
9 5 (3.88%) Automation Tester
9 5 (3.88%) Lead Software Developer
9 5 (3.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (22.48%) HTML
2 25 (19.38%) CSS
3 24 (18.60%) Node.js
4 22 (17.05%) JSON
4 22 (17.05%) Sass
5 18 (13.95%) Ajax
6 16 (12.40%) Web Services
7 13 (10.08%) .NET
8 8 (6.20%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (4.65%) jQuery
9 6 (4.65%) MCollective
9 6 (4.65%) RESTful
10 5 (3.88%) Gherkin
10 5 (3.88%) React
10 5 (3.88%) REST
10 5 (3.88%) SOAP
10 5 (3.88%) XML
11 4 (3.10%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.10%) ASP.NET
12 3 (2.33%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.75%) User Experience
2 9 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.65%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.33%) Clustering
4 3 (2.33%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.33%) Interactive TV
4 3 (2.33%) MHEG
4 3 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.55%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.55%) IPTV
5 2 (1.55%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) Fintech
6 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.78%) New Media
6 1 (0.78%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 58 (44.96%) Linux
2 22 (17.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (14.73%) Unix
4 17 (13.18%) CentOS
5 8 (6.20%) Fedora
6 7 (5.43%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.33%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.55%) Windows
9 1 (0.78%) Android
9 1 (0.78%) SUSE
9 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (51.94%) Continuous Integration
3 59 (45.74%) DevOps
4 43 (33.33%) TDD
5 35 (27.13%) BDD
6 32 (24.81%) Configuration Management
7 25 (19.38%) Scrum
8 22 (17.05%) Web Development
9 16 (12.40%) Continuous Delivery
9 16 (12.40%) Pair Programming
10 13 (10.08%) Automated Testing
10 13 (10.08%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (9.30%) Low Latency
11 12 (9.30%) Open Source
12 11 (8.53%) Microservices
12 11 (8.53%) Software Testing
13 10 (7.75%) Concurrent Programming
13 10 (7.75%) OO
14 9 (6.98%) SOA
14 9 (6.98%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 65 (50.39%) Java
2 63 (48.84%) Python
3 35 (27.13%) Bash Shell
3 35 (27.13%) JavaScript
4 18 (13.95%) Perl
5 17 (13.18%) Scala
6 15 (11.63%) C#
6 15 (11.63%) Shell Script
7 14 (10.85%) PHP
8 12 (9.30%) Groovy
9 9 (6.98%) SQL
10 7 (5.43%) C
11 6 (4.65%) Clojure
11 6 (4.65%) Go
12 5 (3.88%) F#
13 4 (3.10%) C++
14 3 (2.33%) ActionScript
14 3 (2.33%) Korn
14 3 (2.33%) TypeScript
15 2 (1.55%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 11 (8.53%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.55%) Degree
4 2 (1.55%) HND
5 1 (0.78%) ISEB
5 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.85%) QA
2 2 (1.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (14.73%) Docker
2 10 (7.75%) vSphere
3 7 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.43%) Xen
3 7 (5.43%) XenServer
4 3 (2.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.78%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 47 (36.43%) Puppet
2 35 (27.13%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (21.71%) Ansible
4 8 (6.20%) Terraform
5 7 (5.43%) Cobbler
5 7 (5.43%) Ganglia
5 7 (5.43%) Graphite
5 7 (5.43%) Kibana
5 7 (5.43%) Kubernetes
5 7 (5.43%) Nagios
5 7 (5.43%) Riemann
6 5 (3.88%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.78%) Chronos
7 1 (0.78%) logstash
7 1 (0.78%) Marathon
7 1 (0.78%) Mesos
7 1 (0.78%) Packer
7 1 (0.78%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 15 (11.63%) Red Hat
2 12 (9.30%) Oracle
3 9 (6.98%) VMware
4 4 (3.10%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.33%) OpenTV
6 2 (1.55%) Apple
6 2 (1.55%) Google
6 2 (1.55%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.78%) Black Duck
7 1 (0.78%) HP
7 1 (0.78%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.78%) RightScale
7 1 (0.78%) Talend
7 1 (0.78%) Teradata
7 1 (0.78%) Xamarin
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