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 11 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 27 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 25 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.10% 3.73% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.44% 11.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 0
Median daily rate £525 £405 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £404 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -5.05%
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
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
186 134 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 37.96% 31.24% 34.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 100 49
Median daily rate £450 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £284 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+284.61% -16.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%

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 11 December 2016.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 11 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 37 (72.55%) DevOps
2 35 (68.63%) Linux
3 27 (52.94%) Python
3 27 (52.94%) Java
3 27 (52.94%) Puppet
4 26 (50.98%) HTTP
4 26 (50.98%) TCP/IP
5 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (45.10%) Jenkins
7 20 (39.22%) Docker
7 20 (39.22%) Kubernetes
7 20 (39.22%) etcd
7 20 (39.22%) flannel
8 19 (37.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 19 (37.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 19 (37.25%) MongoDB
8 19 (37.25%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (35.29%) CoreOS
10 17 (33.33%) Security Hardening
11 16 (31.37%) Go
12 15 (29.41%) SSL
13 14 (27.45%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (25.49%) GitHub
15 12 (23.53%) OpenStack
15 12 (23.53%) Node.js
15 12 (23.53%) Redis
15 12 (23.53%) Bash Shell
15 12 (23.53%) Mesos
15 12 (23.53%) 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 12 (23.53%) OpenStack
2 10 (19.61%) nginx
3 7 (13.73%) IIS
3 7 (13.73%) Jetty
3 7 (13.73%) Mongrel
3 7 (13.73%) Tomcat
3 7 (13.73%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.49%) GitHub
2 11 (21.57%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (13.73%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.88%) IaaS
4 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (50.98%) HTTP
1 26 (50.98%) TCP/IP
2 15 (29.41%) SSL
3 7 (13.73%) DHCP
3 7 (13.73%) DNS
3 7 (13.73%) FTP
3 7 (13.73%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (37.25%) MongoDB
1 19 (37.25%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (23.53%) Redis
3 7 (13.73%) MySQL
4 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (45.10%) Jenkins
2 10 (19.61%) Bitbucket
3 7 (13.73%) Travis CI
4 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
5 4 (7.84%) Artifactory
6 3 (5.88%) GitLab
7 2 (3.92%) Subversion
8 1 (1.96%) JMeter
8 1 (1.96%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.96%) Maven
General
1 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (68.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (13.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 7 (13.73%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (13.73%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 5 (9.80%) Architect
3 5 (9.80%) Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Technical Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Engineering Specialist
5 3 (5.88%) Java Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Technical Leader
7 1 (1.96%) Development Manager
7 1 (1.96%) Lead Architect
7 1 (1.96%) Lead Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Software Architect
7 1 (1.96%) Software Development Manager
7 1 (1.96%) Software Manager
7 1 (1.96%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) Node.js
2 7 (13.73%) LAMP
2 7 (13.73%) LAPP Stack
2 7 (13.73%) LEMP Stack
2 7 (13.73%) Servlets
3 6 (11.76%) Middleware
3 6 (11.76%) Web Services
4 3 (5.88%) Sensu
5 2 (3.92%) MCollective
5 2 (3.92%) RESTful
5 2 (3.92%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Private Cloud
2 2 (3.92%) Blog
2 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (68.63%) Linux
2 18 (35.29%) CoreOS
3 12 (23.53%) RancherOS
4 7 (13.73%) Windows
5 3 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (72.55%) DevOps
2 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (33.33%) Security Hardening
5 10 (19.61%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (17.65%) TDD
7 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
8 6 (11.76%) Kanban
8 6 (11.76%) Product Management
8 6 (11.76%) Prototyping
8 6 (11.76%) Scrum
8 6 (11.76%) Software Architecture
8 6 (11.76%) User Stories
9 4 (7.84%) Web Development
10 3 (5.88%) Open Source
10 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.92%) Continuous Deployment
11 2 (3.92%) Performance Optimisation
12 1 (1.96%) API Testing
12 1 (1.96%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) Java
1 27 (52.94%) Python
2 16 (31.37%) Go
3 12 (23.53%) Bash Shell
4 5 (9.80%) Perl
5 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.88%) SQL
6 1 (1.96%) C
6 1 (1.96%) C#
6 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) HP ASE
2 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 20 (39.22%) Docker
1 20 (39.22%) etcd
1 20 (39.22%) flannel
2 3 (5.88%) Ceph
2 3 (5.88%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 27 (52.94%) Puppet
2 20 (39.22%) Kubernetes
3 19 (37.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 19 (37.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 14 (27.45%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (23.53%) Ansible
5 12 (23.53%) Consul
5 12 (23.53%) Marathon
5 12 (23.53%) Mesos
5 12 (23.53%) Rancher
6 7 (13.73%) rkt
6 7 (13.73%) Salt
7 3 (5.88%) Graphite
7 3 (5.88%) HAProxy
7 3 (5.88%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) HP
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle
2 1 (1.96%) Siebel