The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 24 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 29 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.84% 1.65% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% 4.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 28 7 0
Median daily rate £538 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £389
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.32%
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
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
232 165 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 46.68% 38.82% 38.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 127 51
Median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £17.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.86% +11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.14 £13.05 £15.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £21.45 £17.94
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 Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 37 (75.51%) Linux
2 36 (73.47%) DevOps
3 31 (63.27%) Jenkins
3 31 (63.27%) Puppet
3 31 (63.27%) Python
4 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (46.94%) Java
6 22 (44.90%) Docker
7 21 (42.86%) Kubernetes
7 21 (42.86%) etcd
7 21 (42.86%) flannel
7 21 (42.86%) MongoDB
7 21 (42.86%) nginx
7 21 (42.86%) HTTP
7 21 (42.86%) TCP/IP
7 21 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (40.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 20 (40.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 20 (40.82%) Go
9 18 (36.73%) CoreOS
9 18 (36.73%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (32.65%) Opscode Chef
11 15 (30.61%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (30.61%) Bash Shell
12 14 (28.57%) SC Cleared
12 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
12 14 (28.57%) GitHub
12 14 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (28.57%) Security Hardening
12 14 (28.57%) Ansible

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (42.86%) nginx
2 13 (26.53%) IIS
2 13 (26.53%) Jetty
2 13 (26.53%) Mongrel
2 13 (26.53%) Tomcat
2 13 (26.53%) WebSphere
3 11 (22.45%) OpenStack
4 3 (6.12%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.04%) CloudStack
5 1 (2.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.61%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (28.57%) GitHub
3 13 (26.53%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.04%) IaaS
4 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (42.86%) HTTP
1 21 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 13 (26.53%) DHCP
2 13 (26.53%) DNS
2 13 (26.53%) FTP
2 13 (26.53%) IPsec
3 8 (16.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 21 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (28.57%) MySQL
3 8 (16.33%) NoSQL
3 8 (16.33%) Redis
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (63.27%) Jenkins
2 13 (26.53%) Travis CI
3 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
4 8 (16.33%) Artifactory
4 8 (16.33%) GitLab
5 6 (12.24%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.04%) JIRA
6 1 (2.04%) JMeter
6 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (69.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (26.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 13 (26.53%) Linux Engineer
2 13 (26.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 9 (18.37%) Lead DevOps
4 8 (16.33%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Engineering Specialist
7 3 (6.12%) Java Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Java Technical Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.04%) Development Manager
9 1 (2.04%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Lead Java Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Software Architect
9 1 (2.04%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Software Development Manager
9 1 (2.04%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) LAMP
1 13 (26.53%) LAPP Stack
1 13 (26.53%) LEMP Stack
1 13 (26.53%) Servlets
2 8 (16.33%) MCollective
2 8 (16.33%) Node.js
2 8 (16.33%) Sensu
3 4 (8.16%) Middleware
4 2 (4.08%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (4.08%) Web Services
5 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Private Cloud
1 2 (4.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (75.51%) Linux
2 18 (36.73%) CoreOS
3 13 (26.53%) Windows
4 8 (16.33%) RancherOS
5 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (73.47%) DevOps
2 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (36.73%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 14 (28.57%) Security Hardening
5 13 (26.53%) Configuration Management
6 12 (24.49%) Scrum
7 6 (12.24%) Kanban
7 6 (12.24%) Product Management
7 6 (12.24%) Prototyping
7 6 (12.24%) Software Architecture
7 6 (12.24%) TDD
7 6 (12.24%) User Stories
8 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.08%) Open Source
10 1 (2.04%) API Testing
10 1 (2.04%) Automation Testing
10 1 (2.04%) Non-Functional Testing
10 1 (2.04%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (63.27%) Python
2 23 (46.94%) Java
3 20 (40.82%) Go
4 15 (30.61%) Bash Shell
5 8 (16.33%) SQL
6 7 (14.29%) Perl
7 6 (12.24%) Erlang
8 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.04%) C
10 1 (2.04%) C#
10 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) HP ASE
2 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (44.90%) Docker
2 21 (42.86%) etcd
2 21 (42.86%) flannel
3 8 (16.33%) Ceph
3 8 (16.33%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 31 (63.27%) Puppet
2 21 (42.86%) Kubernetes
3 20 (40.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 20 (40.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 16 (32.65%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (28.57%) Ansible
6 10 (20.41%) rkt
7 8 (16.33%) Consul
7 8 (16.33%) Graphite
7 8 (16.33%) HAProxy
7 8 (16.33%) logstash
7 8 (16.33%) Marathon
7 8 (16.33%) Mesos
7 8 (16.33%) Rancher
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) HP
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle
2 1 (2.04%) Rackspace
2 1 (2.04%) Siebel
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago