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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 26 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 23 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.85% 3.23% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.85% 8.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 0
Median daily rate £500 £419 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

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
179 167 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 45.55% 38.48% 29.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 116 35
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £558 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £16.95 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 22 January 2017.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 37 (71.15%) Linux
2 33 (63.46%) DevOps
3 32 (61.54%) Python
4 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (51.92%) Java
6 23 (44.23%) Puppet
7 22 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (42.31%) HTTP
7 22 (42.31%) TCP/IP
8 18 (34.62%) Jenkins
8 18 (34.62%) Docker
8 18 (34.62%) Kubernetes
8 18 (34.62%) etcd
8 18 (34.62%) flannel
9 17 (32.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 17 (32.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 17 (32.69%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (30.77%) SSL
10 16 (30.77%) CoreOS
10 16 (30.77%) Go
11 15 (28.85%) Security Hardening
11 15 (28.85%) MongoDB
12 14 (26.92%) Git (software)
12 14 (26.92%) TDD
13 13 (25.00%) Configuration Management
13 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
13 13 (25.00%) GitHub
14 12 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
15 11 (21.15%) 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 10 (19.23%) OpenStack
2 5 (9.62%) nginx
3 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.85%) IIS
4 2 (3.85%) Jetty
4 2 (3.85%) Mongrel
4 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.00%) GitHub
2 12 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.77%) IaaS
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (42.31%) HTTP
1 22 (42.31%) TCP/IP
2 16 (30.77%) SSL
3 2 (3.85%) DHCP
3 2 (3.85%) DNS
3 2 (3.85%) Firewall
3 2 (3.85%) FTP
3 2 (3.85%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.69%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (28.85%) MongoDB
3 10 (19.23%) Redis
4 5 (9.62%) MySQL
5 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (34.62%) Jenkins
2 14 (26.92%) Git (software)
3 10 (19.23%) Bitbucket
4 5 (9.62%) Subversion
5 4 (7.69%) Artifactory
6 3 (5.77%) GitLab
6 3 (5.77%) Maven
7 2 (3.85%) DbUnit
7 2 (3.85%) GoCD
7 2 (3.85%) jMock
7 2 (3.85%) JUnit
7 2 (3.85%) Mockito
7 2 (3.85%) SonarQube
7 2 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (3.85%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.92%) JMeter
8 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (55.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (23.08%) Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Java Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Java Technical Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Python Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.85%) WebOps Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Java Scala Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Lead Architect
8 1 (1.92%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) Web Services
2 10 (19.23%) Node.js
3 7 (13.46%) CSS
3 7 (13.46%) HTML
4 4 (7.69%) RESTful
5 3 (5.77%) MCollective
5 3 (5.77%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (5.77%) Sensu
6 2 (3.85%) Apache Camel
6 2 (3.85%) J2EE
6 2 (3.85%) LAMP
6 2 (3.85%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (3.85%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (3.85%) Middleware
6 2 (3.85%) PowerMock
6 2 (3.85%) REST
6 2 (3.85%) Servlets
6 2 (3.85%) SOAP
6 2 (3.85%) Spring
6 2 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Private Cloud
2 2 (3.85%) Blog
2 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.85%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 37 (71.15%) Linux
2 16 (30.77%) CoreOS
3 10 (19.23%) RancherOS
4 4 (7.69%) Unix
5 2 (3.85%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (63.46%) DevOps
2 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (28.85%) Security Hardening
5 14 (26.92%) TDD
6 13 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 10 (19.23%) Web Development
8 9 (17.31%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (15.38%) Kanban
9 8 (15.38%) Scrum
10 7 (13.46%) Open Source
11 6 (11.54%) Product Management
11 6 (11.54%) Prototyping
11 6 (11.54%) Software Architecture
11 6 (11.54%) User Stories
12 3 (5.77%) BDD
12 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
12 3 (5.77%) Web Operations
13 2 (3.85%) High Availability
13 2 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 32 (61.54%) Python
2 27 (51.92%) Java
3 16 (30.77%) Go
4 9 (17.31%) Bash Shell
5 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.69%) SQL
6 3 (5.77%) Scala
7 2 (3.85%) Perl
7 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.92%) C
8 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) HP ASE
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 18 (34.62%) Docker
1 18 (34.62%) etcd
1 18 (34.62%) flannel
2 3 (5.77%) Ceph
2 3 (5.77%) GlusterFS
3 2 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (44.23%) Puppet
2 18 (34.62%) Kubernetes
3 17 (32.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 17 (32.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 12 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (21.15%) Ansible
6 10 (19.23%) Consul
6 10 (19.23%) Marathon
6 10 (19.23%) Mesos
6 10 (19.23%) Rancher
6 10 (19.23%) Salt
7 7 (13.46%) rkt
8 3 (5.77%) Graphite
8 3 (5.77%) HAProxy
8 3 (5.77%) logstash
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) Atlassian
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) HP
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle
2 1 (1.92%) Siebel
2 1 (1.92%) VMware