The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.32% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-88.73% +42.00%
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
140 77 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 36.94% 36.15% 33.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 47 55
Average daily rate £425 £325 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Average hourly rate £17.25 £15.39 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -46.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £12.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
2 5 (83.33%) Puppet
2 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Maven
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 4 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) CentOS
3 4 (66.67%) Ansible
3 4 (66.67%) Docker
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) Build Automation
4 3 (50.00%) MCollective
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (50.00%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) Apache
5 2 (33.33%) PHP
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) C++
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) MySQL

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) Jetty
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) DMZ
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (16.67%) HBase
2 1 (16.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Maven
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
3 1 (16.67%) Hudson
3 1 (16.67%) Gerrit
3 1 (16.67%) FishEye
3 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
3 1 (16.67%) Gradle
3 1 (16.67%) Artifactory
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (16.67%) Ant
3 1 (16.67%) PVCS
3 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
3 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (16.67%) JMeter
3 1 (16.67%) CruiseControl
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) MCollective
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) LAMP
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Tandem
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 4 (66.67%) CentOS
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Build Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
5 1 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (16.67%) UML
5 1 (16.67%) Kanban
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (66.67%) Perl
4 3 (50.00%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) Scala
5 2 (33.33%) PHP
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) C++
6 1 (16.67%) C#
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Docker
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) vCloud
3 1 (16.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Puppet
2 4 (66.67%) Ansible
3 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (16.67%) HAProxy
4 1 (16.67%) Salt
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (16.67%) SaltStack
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Sun
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat