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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 29 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 18 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.56% 0.73% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.91% 1.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 0
Median daily rate £500 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £399
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-75.00% -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
202 107 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 51.14% 38.91% 36.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 68 38
Median daily rate £425 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 33 (84.62%) Linux
2 32 (82.05%) Puppet
3 31 (79.49%) DevOps
4 28 (71.79%) Jenkins
5 25 (64.10%) Python
6 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (51.28%) nginx
8 19 (48.72%) MongoDB
8 19 (48.72%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (46.15%) Bash Shell
10 16 (41.03%) Docker
10 16 (41.03%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (41.03%) HTTP
10 16 (41.03%) TCP/IP
10 16 (41.03%) MySQL
11 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
12 14 (35.90%) Java
12 14 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (35.90%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (35.90%) Cloud Computing
13 13 (33.33%) Kubernetes
13 13 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (33.33%) Go
13 13 (33.33%) Jetty
13 13 (33.33%) WebSphere
13 13 (33.33%) IPsec
13 13 (33.33%) LAMP
13 13 (33.33%) IIS
13 13 (33.33%) Servlets
13 13 (33.33%) DNS

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 20 (51.28%) nginx
2 13 (33.33%) IIS
2 13 (33.33%) Jetty
2 13 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 13 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 7 (17.95%) OpenStack
4 3 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.56%) CloudStack
5 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) BigMachines
1 1 (2.56%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.90%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (35.90%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (20.51%) GitHub
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.56%) IaaS
4 1 (2.56%) PaaS
4 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (41.03%) HTTP
1 16 (41.03%) TCP/IP
2 13 (33.33%) DHCP
2 13 (33.33%) DNS
2 13 (33.33%) FTP
2 13 (33.33%) IPsec
3 3 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (48.72%) MongoDB
2 16 (41.03%) MySQL
2 16 (41.03%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (23.08%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.69%) Redis
5 2 (5.13%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (71.79%) Jenkins
2 13 (33.33%) Travis CI
3 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
4 7 (17.95%) Artifactory
4 7 (17.95%) GitLab
5 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.56%) JIRA
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.56%) RSpec
5 1 (2.56%) Selenium
5 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (69.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 13 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 13 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 9 (23.08%) Lead DevOps
4 8 (20.51%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Engineering Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Ruby Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Middleware Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Programmer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (2.56%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) LAMP
1 13 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
1 13 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
1 13 (33.33%) Servlets
2 7 (17.95%) MCollective
2 7 (17.95%) Sensu
3 4 (10.26%) Middleware
4 3 (7.69%) Node.js
5 2 (5.13%) CSS
5 2 (5.13%) Dropwizard
5 2 (5.13%) HTML
5 2 (5.13%) Kafka
5 2 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (5.13%) Web Services
6 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.56%) Apache Thrift
6 1 (2.56%) CSS3
6 1 (2.56%) Mason
6 1 (2.56%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.13%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.56%) Telematics
2 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (84.62%) Linux
2 13 (33.33%) Windows
3 11 (28.21%) CoreOS
4 4 (10.26%) Unix
5 3 (7.69%) RancherOS
6 2 (5.13%) CentOS
6 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (79.49%) DevOps
2 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (28.21%) Configuration Management
6 7 (17.95%) Scrum
6 7 (17.95%) Security Hardening
7 3 (7.69%) Microservices
7 3 (7.69%) Open Source
8 2 (5.13%) BDD
8 2 (5.13%) Data Management
8 2 (5.13%) SDLC
9 1 (2.56%) CRM
9 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.56%) MVC
9 1 (2.56%) OO
9 1 (2.56%) TDD
9 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) Python
2 18 (46.15%) Bash Shell
3 14 (35.90%) Java
4 13 (33.33%) Go
5 9 (23.08%) SQL
6 7 (17.95%) Perl
7 6 (15.38%) Erlang
8 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
9 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
9 2 (5.13%) PHP
10 1 (2.56%) Apex Code
10 1 (2.56%) C#
10 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
1 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (41.03%) Docker
2 13 (33.33%) etcd
2 13 (33.33%) flannel
3 7 (17.95%) Ceph
3 7 (17.95%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 32 (82.05%) Puppet
2 19 (48.72%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (33.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 13 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 13 (33.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 12 (30.77%) Ansible
5 9 (23.08%) Graphite
6 8 (20.51%) rkt
7 7 (17.95%) HAProxy
7 7 (17.95%) logstash
8 3 (7.69%) Consul
8 3 (7.69%) Marathon
8 3 (7.69%) Mesos
8 3 (7.69%) Rancher
9 2 (5.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Rackspace
2 2 (5.13%) Splunk
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.56%) Siebel