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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 22 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 27 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 7.65% 3.56% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.46% 8.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 0
Median daily rate £463 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -47.18%

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
164 177 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 46.46% 42.04% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 125 47
Median daily rate £413 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.97 £16.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.09% -58.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 23 February 2017.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 42 (73.68%) Linux
2 41 (71.93%) Python
3 33 (57.89%) DevOps
4 32 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (54.39%) Java
6 26 (45.61%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (43.86%) Puppet
8 23 (40.35%) HTTP
9 21 (36.84%) Git (software)
10 20 (35.09%) Configuration Management
11 19 (33.33%) TCP/IP
12 17 (29.82%) TDD
13 16 (28.07%) Docker
13 16 (28.07%) Jenkins
14 15 (26.32%) Web Development
14 15 (26.32%) SSL
15 14 (24.56%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared
15 14 (24.56%) Kubernetes
15 14 (24.56%) etcd
15 14 (24.56%) flannel
15 14 (24.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 14 (24.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
16 13 (22.81%) CoreOS
16 13 (22.81%) Go
16 13 (22.81%) Opscode Chef
17 12 (21.05%) Salt
17 12 (21.05%) MongoDB
17 12 (21.05%) HTML
17 12 (21.05%) CSS

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 8 (14.04%) OpenStack
2 3 (5.26%) nginx
3 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.30%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (19.30%) GitHub
2 3 (5.26%) IaaS
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 23 (40.35%) HTTP
2 19 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 15 (26.32%) SSL
4 4 (7.02%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (21.05%) MongoDB
3 8 (14.04%) Redis
4 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.02%) MySQL
6 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 16 (28.07%) Jenkins
3 8 (14.04%) Bitbucket
4 6 (10.53%) Subversion
5 4 (7.02%) Artifactory
5 4 (7.02%) GoCD
5 4 (7.02%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (5.26%) GitLab
6 3 (5.26%) Maven
7 2 (3.51%) DbUnit
7 2 (3.51%) jMock
7 2 (3.51%) JUnit
7 2 (3.51%) Mockito
7 2 (3.51%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Electronics
2 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.51%) Marketing
2 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (31.58%) Developer
3 11 (19.30%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Architect
5 5 (8.77%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Java Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Java Technical Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Python Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.51%) WebOps Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Development Manager
8 1 (1.75%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (1.75%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.75%) Software Architect
8 1 (1.75%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) CSS
1 12 (21.05%) HTML
1 12 (21.05%) Web Services
2 8 (14.04%) Node.js
3 4 (7.02%) RESTful
4 3 (5.26%) MCollective
4 3 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (5.26%) Sensu
5 2 (3.51%) Apache Camel
5 2 (3.51%) J2EE
5 2 (3.51%) Middleware
5 2 (3.51%) PowerMock
5 2 (3.51%) REST
5 2 (3.51%) SOAP
5 2 (3.51%) Spring
5 2 (3.51%) XML
6 1 (1.75%) D3.js
6 1 (1.75%) jQuery
6 1 (1.75%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
1 4 (7.02%) Private Cloud
2 3 (5.26%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.51%) Blog
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 42 (73.68%) Linux
2 13 (22.81%) CoreOS
3 10 (17.54%) Unix
4 8 (14.04%) Mac OS X
4 8 (14.04%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (57.89%) DevOps
2 32 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (45.61%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (35.09%) Configuration Management
5 17 (29.82%) TDD
6 15 (26.32%) Web Development
7 12 (21.05%) Security Hardening
8 11 (19.30%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (17.54%) Open Source
10 8 (14.04%) Kanban
10 8 (14.04%) Scrum
11 6 (10.53%) Product Management
11 6 (10.53%) Prototyping
11 6 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (10.53%) Software Architecture
11 6 (10.53%) User Stories
11 6 (10.53%) Web Design
12 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
12 4 (7.02%) Software Delivery
12 4 (7.02%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 41 (71.93%) Python
2 31 (54.39%) Java
3 13 (22.81%) Go
4 11 (19.30%) Bash Shell
5 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.02%) SQL
7 3 (5.26%) Scala
8 1 (1.75%) Perl
8 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (28.07%) Docker
2 14 (24.56%) etcd
2 14 (24.56%) flannel
3 4 (7.02%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (5.26%) Ceph
4 3 (5.26%) GlusterFS
5 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (43.86%) Puppet
2 14 (24.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 14 (24.56%) Kubernetes
2 14 (24.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 13 (22.81%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (21.05%) Salt
5 11 (19.30%) Ansible
6 8 (14.04%) Consul
6 8 (14.04%) Docker Swarm
6 8 (14.04%) Marathon
6 8 (14.04%) Mesos
6 8 (14.04%) Rancher
7 6 (10.53%) rkt
8 3 (5.26%) Graphite
8 3 (5.26%) HAProxy
8 3 (5.26%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Atlassian
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle
2 2 (3.51%) SAP
3 1 (1.75%) VMware
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