The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 36 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 21 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.73% 0.32% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.77% 0.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 0
Average daily rate £500 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £55.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-58.10% -21.83%
Ruby
South Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
195 105 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 43.92% 33.33% 33.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 68 52
Average daily rate £400 £368 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +26.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £510 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 £40.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.25% +95.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 29 (87.88%) Linux
2 23 (69.70%) Puppet
2 23 (69.70%) DevOps
3 18 (54.55%) Jenkins
3 18 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (51.52%) Python
4 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (45.45%) Docker
6 14 (42.42%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
6 14 (42.42%) Java
7 13 (39.39%) nginx
7 13 (39.39%) Bash Shell
8 12 (36.36%) NoSQL
8 12 (36.36%) Graphite
8 12 (36.36%) SQL
9 11 (33.33%) Configuration Management
9 11 (33.33%) Ansible
9 11 (33.33%) Go
10 10 (30.30%) Kubernetes
10 10 (30.30%) MongoDB
11 9 (27.27%) CoreOS
11 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
12 8 (24.24%) MySQL
12 8 (24.24%) Scrum
12 8 (24.24%) GlusterFS
12 8 (24.24%) GitLab
12 8 (24.24%) Sensu
12 8 (24.24%) logstash
12 8 (24.24%) Ceph

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 13 (39.39%) nginx
2 5 (15.15%) IIS
2 5 (15.15%) Jetty
2 5 (15.15%) OpenStack
2 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
2 5 (15.15%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.06%) Node.js
4 1 (3.03%) CloudStack
4 1 (3.03%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) BigMachines
1 1 (3.03%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 18 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (24.24%) GitHub
3 6 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (9.09%) Heroku
6 1 (3.03%) IaaS
6 1 (3.03%) PaaS
6 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) DHCP
1 5 (15.15%) DNS
1 5 (15.15%) FTP
1 5 (15.15%) HTTP
1 5 (15.15%) IPsec
1 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) NoSQL
2 10 (30.30%) MongoDB
3 8 (24.24%) MySQL
4 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (12.12%) CouchDB
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
3 8 (24.24%) Artifactory
3 8 (24.24%) GitLab
4 6 (18.18%) Travis CI
5 2 (6.06%) RSpec
6 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.03%) JIRA
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (3.03%) Selenium
6 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Ruby Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (12.12%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (3.03%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (3.03%) HTML Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Programmer
7 1 (3.03%) Ruby Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) Sensu
2 7 (21.21%) CSS
2 7 (21.21%) HTML
2 7 (21.21%) MCollective
2 7 (21.21%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (15.15%) LAMP
3 5 (15.15%) LAPP Stack
3 5 (15.15%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (15.15%) Servlets
4 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
4 4 (12.12%) CSS3
4 4 (12.12%) HTML5
4 4 (12.12%) Kafka
4 4 (12.12%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (9.09%) Web Services
6 2 (6.06%) Apache Thrift
6 2 (6.06%) Backbone.js
6 2 (6.06%) jQuery
6 2 (6.06%) React
7 1 (3.03%) Handlebars
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
1 4 (12.12%) Private Cloud
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.06%) Smartphone
3 2 (6.06%) Telematics
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) CoreOS
3 6 (18.18%) Unix
4 5 (15.15%) Windows
5 4 (12.12%) CentOS
5 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) DevOps
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 8 (24.24%) Scrum
5 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (18.18%) BDD
6 6 (18.18%) Microservices
7 5 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (15.15%) Open Source
7 5 (15.15%) TDD
8 4 (12.12%) Data Management
8 4 (12.12%) OO
8 4 (12.12%) SDLC
8 4 (12.12%) Security Hardening
9 2 (6.06%) MVC
9 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Web Development
10 1 (3.03%) CRM
10 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
10 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) Python
2 14 (42.42%) Java
3 13 (39.39%) Bash Shell
4 12 (36.36%) SQL
5 11 (33.33%) Go
6 6 (18.18%) Erlang
6 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 5 (15.15%) Perl
8 2 (6.06%) PHP
9 1 (3.03%) Apex Code
9 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) Docker
2 8 (24.24%) Ceph
2 8 (24.24%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 23 (69.70%) Puppet
2 14 (42.42%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (36.36%) Graphite
4 11 (33.33%) Ansible
5 10 (30.30%) Kubernetes
6 8 (24.24%) HAProxy
6 8 (24.24%) logstash
7 4 (12.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Splunk
3 3 (9.09%) Rackspace
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.03%) Siebel