The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
England / Yorkshire
Rank 40 38 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Contract jobs citing Ruby 91 115 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.21% 4.08% 2.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.75% 10.03% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 101 52
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £673
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 - £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 Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
933 1146 890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 43.21% 40.62% 34.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 755 584
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 12
Median hourly rate £20.97 £32.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.47% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £15.46 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £41.00 £40.00
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 Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby across the Yorkshire region.

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Yorkshire region.

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -4 61 £475 +5.55% 21
South Yorkshire +11 29 £469 +31.57% 7
North Yorkshire - 2 £500 - 2
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 136 (71.20%) Python
2 123 (64.40%) Linux
3 122 (63.87%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (47.64%) Java
5 83 (43.46%) HTML
6 81 (42.41%) Puppet
7 74 (38.74%) DevOps
8 70 (36.65%) Jenkins
9 69 (36.13%) Continuous Integration
9 69 (36.13%) Scala
10 67 (35.08%) Configuration Management
11 66 (34.55%) Git (software)
11 66 (34.55%) Opscode Chef
12 64 (33.51%) CSS
13 60 (31.41%) Open Source
14 57 (29.84%) HTML5
15 54 (28.27%) HTTP
16 49 (25.65%) TDD
16 49 (25.65%) JSON
16 49 (25.65%) JIRA
17 47 (24.61%) Spring
17 47 (24.61%) Scrum
17 47 (24.61%) Django
18 45 (23.56%) MongoDB
19 43 (22.51%) Relational Database
20 40 (20.94%) Play Framework
20 40 (20.94%) RESTful
21 39 (20.42%) Web Development
21 39 (20.42%) Unix
22 35 (18.32%) JavaScript

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 33 (17.28%) Confluence
2 18 (9.42%) OpenStack
3 9 (4.71%) CloudStack
4 4 (2.09%) nginx
5 3 (1.57%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.05%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.52%) Apache
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.52%) CMS
7 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.52%) IIS
7 1 (0.52%) JBoss
7 1 (0.52%) Jetty
7 1 (0.52%) Mongrel
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (14.14%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (8.38%) GitHub
3 8 (4.19%) IaaS
4 7 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.62%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.09%) Loggly
6 4 (2.09%) Sumo Logic
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.52%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.52%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.52%) Heroku
7 1 (0.52%) Office 365
7 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (28.27%) HTTP
2 25 (13.09%) TCP/IP
3 14 (7.33%) SSL
4 7 (3.66%) Firewall
5 1 (0.52%) DNS
5 1 (0.52%) Internet
5 1 (0.52%) NAS
5 1 (0.52%) Network Security
5 1 (0.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (23.56%) MongoDB
2 43 (22.51%) Relational Database
3 28 (14.66%) NoSQL
4 26 (13.61%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (9.42%) MySQL
6 10 (5.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (4.19%) Redis
8 3 (1.57%) Riak
9 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.52%) HBase
10 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 70 (36.65%) Jenkins
2 66 (34.55%) Git (software)
3 49 (25.65%) JIRA
4 32 (16.75%) Selenium
4 32 (16.75%) Subversion
5 30 (15.71%) Cucumber
6 18 (9.42%) JUnit
7 8 (4.19%) Calabash
7 8 (4.19%) Maven
8 7 (3.66%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.62%) Capybara
9 5 (2.62%) GoCD
9 5 (2.62%) WebDriver
10 4 (2.09%) Artifactory
10 4 (2.09%) Fiddler
10 4 (2.09%) Grunt
10 4 (2.09%) JMeter
10 4 (2.09%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (2.09%) Vagrant
11 3 (1.57%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (3.14%) Finance
2 4 (2.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.05%) Electronics
3 2 (1.05%) Games
3 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (41.88%) Developer
2 52 (27.23%) DevOps Engineer
3 28 (14.66%) Java Developer
4 25 (13.09%) Architect
4 25 (13.09%) Scala Developer
5 18 (9.42%) Technical Architect
6 14 (7.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 10 (5.24%) Java Scala Developer
8 9 (4.71%) Ruby Developer
8 9 (4.71%) WebOps Engineer
9 8 (4.19%) Java Architect
9 8 (4.19%) Java Technical Architect
9 8 (4.19%) Technical Leader
10 7 (3.66%) Developer in Test
10 7 (3.66%) Lead Architect
10 7 (3.66%) Software Developer
11 5 (2.62%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (2.62%) Python Developer
12 4 (2.09%) QA Engineer
12 4 (2.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (43.46%) HTML
2 64 (33.51%) CSS
3 57 (29.84%) HTML5
4 49 (25.65%) JSON
5 47 (24.61%) Django
5 47 (24.61%) Spring
6 40 (20.94%) Play Framework
6 40 (20.94%) RESTful
7 35 (18.32%) CSS3
8 34 (17.80%) REST
8 34 (17.80%) Ruby on Rails
9 28 (14.66%) Ajax
10 26 (13.61%) Web Services
11 22 (11.52%) Guice
11 22 (11.52%) Spring MVC
12 15 (7.85%) Node.js
13 6 (3.14%) jQuery
14 5 (2.62%) AngularJS
14 5 (2.62%) Apache Camel
14 5 (2.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.76%) Social Media
2 8 (4.19%) Driving Licence
2 8 (4.19%) Tandem
3 7 (3.66%) User Experience
4 5 (2.62%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.09%) Private Cloud
5 4 (2.09%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.57%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.05%) Blog
8 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.52%) Replication
8 1 (0.52%) STB
Operating Systems
1 123 (64.40%) Linux
2 39 (20.42%) Unix
3 21 (10.99%) Mac OS X
4 13 (6.81%) CoreOS
5 7 (3.66%) RancherOS
5 7 (3.66%) Windows
6 5 (2.62%) Android
6 5 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.57%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.57%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.05%) CentOS
9 1 (0.52%) VMS
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (63.87%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (38.74%) DevOps
3 69 (36.13%) Continuous Integration
4 67 (35.08%) Configuration Management
5 60 (31.41%) Open Source
6 49 (25.65%) TDD
7 47 (24.61%) Scrum
8 39 (20.42%) Web Development
9 30 (15.71%) Responsive Web Design
9 30 (15.71%) Web Design
10 26 (13.61%) Automated Testing
11 25 (13.09%) Kanban
12 23 (12.04%) MVC
13 22 (11.52%) Mentoring
14 20 (10.47%) BDD
15 15 (7.85%) Continuous Deployment
15 15 (7.85%) Front End Development
15 15 (7.85%) Visualisation
16 14 (7.33%) Continuous Delivery
16 14 (7.33%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 136 (71.20%) Python
2 91 (47.64%) Java
3 69 (36.13%) Scala
4 35 (18.32%) JavaScript
5 33 (17.28%) Bash Shell
6 25 (13.09%) C#
7 24 (12.57%) Go
8 15 (7.85%) SQL
9 10 (5.24%) Shell Script
10 9 (4.71%) C++
11 6 (3.14%) Perl
11 6 (3.14%) PHP
12 3 (1.57%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.57%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.05%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.52%) Clojure
14 1 (0.52%) F#
14 1 (0.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (7.85%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.66%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.05%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.71%) QA
2 3 (1.57%) SDET
3 2 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 30 (15.71%) Docker
2 13 (6.81%) etcd
2 13 (6.81%) flannel
3 8 (4.19%) vSphere
3 8 (4.19%) Xen
3 8 (4.19%) XenServer
4 4 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.57%) Ceph
5 3 (1.57%) GlusterFS
5 3 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.52%) HDFS
6 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.52%) KVM
6 1 (0.52%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 81 (42.41%) Puppet
2 66 (34.55%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (17.28%) Ansible
4 24 (12.57%) Salt
5 15 (7.85%) Kubernetes
6 13 (6.81%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 13 (6.81%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 8 (4.19%) Mesos
8 7 (3.66%) Consul
8 7 (3.66%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (3.66%) Marathon
8 7 (3.66%) Rancher
9 6 (3.14%) rkt
10 5 (2.62%) Cobbler
11 4 (2.09%) Nagios
11 4 (2.09%) ZABBIX
12 3 (1.57%) Graphite
12 3 (1.57%) HAProxy
12 3 (1.57%) logstash
13 2 (1.05%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (14.14%) Google
2 11 (5.76%) Oracle
3 10 (5.24%) VMware
4 6 (3.14%) Rackspace
4 6 (3.14%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.14%) Splunk
5 4 (2.09%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.09%) New Relic
5 4 (2.09%) SaltStack
6 3 (1.57%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.05%) SAP
8 1 (0.52%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.52%) HP
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