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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 28 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 23 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.28% 1.36% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.22% 3.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 0
Median daily rate £500 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £414 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.76% +3.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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
225 140 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 51.61% 38.15% 35.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 93 43
Median daily rate £400 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £17.25 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.86% +12.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

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 26 August 2016.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 (86.05%) Linux
2 36 (83.72%) DevOps
3 32 (74.42%) Puppet
4 31 (72.09%) Jenkins
5 27 (62.79%) Python
6 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (48.84%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (48.84%) nginx
7 21 (48.84%) HTTP
7 21 (48.84%) TCP/IP
7 21 (48.84%) MongoDB
8 20 (46.51%) Docker
9 19 (44.19%) Kubernetes
9 19 (44.19%) etcd
9 19 (44.19%) flannel
10 18 (41.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 18 (41.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 18 (41.86%) Go
10 18 (41.86%) Opscode Chef
11 17 (39.53%) Bash Shell
12 16 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (37.21%) MySQL
12 16 (37.21%) Java
12 16 (37.21%) CoreOS
13 15 (34.88%) Continuous Delivery
13 15 (34.88%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (32.56%) Jetty
14 14 (32.56%) LAMP
14 14 (32.56%) Cloud Computing
14 14 (32.56%) WebSphere

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 (48.84%) nginx
2 14 (32.56%) IIS
2 14 (32.56%) Jetty
2 14 (32.56%) Mongrel
2 14 (32.56%) Tomcat
2 14 (32.56%) WebSphere
3 11 (25.58%) OpenStack
4 3 (6.98%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.33%) CloudStack
5 1 (2.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.88%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (32.56%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (27.91%) GitHub
4 1 (2.33%) IaaS
4 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (48.84%) HTTP
1 21 (48.84%) TCP/IP
2 14 (32.56%) DHCP
2 14 (32.56%) DNS
2 14 (32.56%) FTP
2 14 (32.56%) IPsec
3 7 (16.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (48.84%) MongoDB
1 21 (48.84%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (37.21%) MySQL
3 7 (16.28%) NoSQL
3 7 (16.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 31 (72.09%) Jenkins
2 14 (32.56%) Travis CI
3 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
4 7 (16.28%) Artifactory
4 7 (16.28%) GitLab
5 5 (11.63%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.33%) JIRA
6 1 (2.33%) JMeter
6 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.33%) Selenium
6 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (76.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (32.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 14 (32.56%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (32.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 9 (20.93%) Lead DevOps
4 8 (18.60%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Engineering Specialist
6 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner Specialist
6 1 (2.33%) Middleware Specialist
6 1 (2.33%) Performance Specialist
6 1 (2.33%) Performance Test Specialist
6 1 (2.33%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) LAMP
1 14 (32.56%) LAPP Stack
1 14 (32.56%) LEMP Stack
1 14 (32.56%) Servlets
2 7 (16.28%) MCollective
2 7 (16.28%) Node.js
2 7 (16.28%) Sensu
3 4 (9.30%) Middleware
4 3 (6.98%) Web Services
5 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (86.05%) Linux
2 16 (37.21%) CoreOS
3 14 (32.56%) Windows
4 7 (16.28%) RancherOS
5 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (83.72%) DevOps
2 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (34.88%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (27.91%) Configuration Management
5 12 (27.91%) Security Hardening
6 7 (16.28%) Scrum
7 3 (6.98%) Open Source
8 2 (4.65%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.33%) API Testing
9 1 (2.33%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.33%) BDD
9 1 (2.33%) Coaching
9 1 (2.33%) Microservices
9 1 (2.33%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (2.33%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.33%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.33%) Test Planning
9 1 (2.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) Python
2 18 (41.86%) Go
3 17 (39.53%) Bash Shell
4 16 (37.21%) Java
5 8 (18.60%) Perl
6 7 (16.28%) SQL
7 6 (13.95%) Erlang
8 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.65%) C#
9 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.33%) C
10 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
1 13 (30.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) HP ASE
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB
2 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (46.51%) Docker
2 19 (44.19%) etcd
2 19 (44.19%) flannel
3 7 (16.28%) Ceph
3 7 (16.28%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 32 (74.42%) Puppet
2 19 (44.19%) Kubernetes
3 18 (41.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 18 (41.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 18 (41.86%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (30.23%) Ansible
5 9 (20.93%) rkt
6 7 (16.28%) Consul
6 7 (16.28%) Graphite
6 7 (16.28%) HAProxy
6 7 (16.28%) logstash
6 7 (16.28%) Marathon
6 7 (16.28%) Mesos
6 7 (16.28%) Rancher
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.33%) HP
3 1 (2.33%) Siebel