The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 13 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 10.34% - 2.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.27% - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
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
Manchester

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

Programming Languages Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
22 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 37.93% 44.44% 53.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 21
Median daily rate £425 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £225 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 30 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 Salford region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) PHP
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 4 (66.67%) JSON
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (66.67%) Sass
3 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (50.00%) PhantomJS
4 3 (50.00%) User Experience
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) Node.js
4 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) OOP
5 2 (33.33%) Internet
5 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) Games
5 2 (33.33%) OpenTV
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) C++
5 2 (33.33%) ActionScript

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Salford 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) PhantomJS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) PHP Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
2 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) JSON
1 4 (66.67%) Sass
2 3 (50.00%) Node.js
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) React
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) Interactive TV
2 2 (33.33%) IPTV
2 2 (33.33%) MHEG
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (16.67%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) Web Development
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (33.33%) OOP
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (33.33%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) ActionScript
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) OpenTV