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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 47 81 101
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +20
Contract jobs citing Ruby 111 72 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.92% 2.44% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.79% 5.64% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 51 24
Median daily rate £465 £450 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +45.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £325 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £650 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-77.50% -43.66%
Ruby
England

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
1263 1276 1066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 44.63% 43.30% 41.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 868 709
Median daily rate £400 £335 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 27
Median hourly rate £16.09 £40.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.77% +37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £23.07 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 29 May 2016.

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 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +10 77 £450 - 22
South Yorkshire +18 20 £500 +11.11% 4
North Yorkshire +9 1 £425 -5.55% 5
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 147 (65.04%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (63.72%) Linux
3 121 (53.54%) Python
4 120 (53.10%) Java
5 111 (49.12%) Puppet
6 109 (48.23%) DevOps
7 98 (43.36%) Git (software)
8 88 (38.94%) Jenkins
9 69 (30.53%) Configuration Management
10 66 (29.20%) Scrum
11 65 (28.76%) Amazon AWS
11 65 (28.76%) Bash Shell
12 64 (28.32%) Continuous Integration
13 63 (27.88%) Docker
14 61 (26.99%) Opscode Chef
15 52 (23.01%) TDD
16 51 (22.57%) JIRA
16 51 (22.57%) Ansible
17 44 (19.47%) Security Cleared
18 43 (19.03%) NoSQL
19 42 (18.58%) HTML
20 41 (18.14%) Ruby on Rails
21 40 (17.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 40 (17.70%) JavaScript
21 40 (17.70%) VMware
22 38 (16.81%) SC Cleared
22 38 (16.81%) Confluence
22 38 (16.81%) Selenium
23 37 (16.37%) Perl
24 36 (15.93%) nginx

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 38 (16.81%) Confluence
2 36 (15.93%) nginx
3 25 (11.06%) OpenStack
4 19 (8.41%) Tomcat
5 16 (7.08%) Node.js
6 13 (5.75%) Jetty
7 9 (3.98%) Apache
7 9 (3.98%) IIS
7 9 (3.98%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.77%) CloudStack
9 3 (1.33%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.44%) CMS
10 1 (0.44%) Drupal
10 1 (0.44%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.44%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.44%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 65 (28.76%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (10.18%) GitHub
3 14 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (5.75%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.33%) Heroku
6 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.44%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.44%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.44%) IaaS
6 1 (0.44%) PaaS
6 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.85%) HTTP
2 17 (7.52%) DNS
3 13 (5.75%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.98%) DHCP
4 9 (3.98%) FTP
4 9 (3.98%) IPsec
5 8 (3.54%) Internet
5 8 (3.54%) SNMP
6 3 (1.33%) DSL
6 3 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.33%) SSL
7 1 (0.44%) Firewall
7 1 (0.44%) Network Security
7 1 (0.44%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (19.03%) NoSQL
2 28 (12.39%) MongoDB
3 27 (11.95%) MySQL
4 19 (8.41%) Relational Database
5 17 (7.52%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (3.98%) Redis
7 8 (3.54%) Informix
7 8 (3.54%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.77%) CouchDB
10 3 (1.33%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.33%) HBase
11 2 (0.88%) Big Data
11 2 (0.88%) DB2
11 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.88%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 98 (43.36%) Git (software)
2 88 (38.94%) Jenkins
3 51 (22.57%) JIRA
4 38 (16.81%) Selenium
5 34 (15.04%) Maven
6 32 (14.16%) Cucumber
7 21 (9.29%) Artifactory
7 21 (9.29%) GitLab
8 17 (7.52%) Appium
8 17 (7.52%) JMeter
9 16 (7.08%) LoadRunner
9 16 (7.08%) Mocha
9 16 (7.08%) SonarQube
10 12 (5.31%) Subversion
10 12 (5.31%) Travis CI
11 10 (4.42%) SoapUI
12 8 (3.54%) Gatling
12 8 (3.54%) SilkPerformer
12 8 (3.54%) VisualVM
12 8 (3.54%) YourKit
General
1 10 (4.42%) Retail
2 9 (3.98%) Games
3 7 (3.10%) Finance
4 5 (2.21%) Law
4 5 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.77%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 72 (31.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 64 (28.32%) Developer
3 30 (13.27%) Ruby Developer
4 17 (7.52%) Architect
4 17 (7.52%) Operations Engineer
5 16 (7.08%) Linux Engineer
6 15 (6.64%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 14 (6.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 14 (6.19%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 12 (5.31%) Java Developer
8 12 (5.31%) Ruby Engineer
8 12 (5.31%) Technical Architect
9 11 (4.87%) Python Developer
10 9 (3.98%) DevOps Manager
10 9 (3.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 9 (3.98%) Splunk Engineer
10 9 (3.98%) Test Engineer
10 9 (3.98%) Test Leader
11 8 (3.54%) Integration Engineer
11 8 (3.54%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (18.58%) HTML
2 41 (18.14%) Ruby on Rails
3 30 (13.27%) CSS
4 29 (12.83%) .NET
5 28 (12.39%) HTML5
6 24 (10.62%) Sensu
7 21 (9.29%) JSON
8 20 (8.85%) Spring
9 18 (7.96%) AngularJS
9 18 (7.96%) REST
10 16 (7.08%) Chai
11 14 (6.19%) Django
12 13 (5.75%) CSS3
12 13 (5.75%) Play Framework
13 11 (4.87%) RESTful
13 11 (4.87%) Web Services
14 9 (3.98%) LAMP
14 9 (3.98%) LEMP Stack
14 9 (3.98%) MCollective
14 9 (3.98%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.87%) User Experience
2 8 (3.54%) PKI
3 6 (2.65%) Social Media
4 5 (2.21%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.77%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.77%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.77%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.88%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.88%) IBM XIV
6 2 (0.88%) NHS
6 2 (0.88%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.44%) Social Network
7 1 (0.44%) Telematics
7 1 (0.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 144 (63.72%) Linux
2 40 (17.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 34 (15.04%) Unix
4 27 (11.95%) Windows
5 26 (11.50%) CentOS
6 22 (9.73%) CoreOS
6 22 (9.73%) Ubuntu
7 21 (9.29%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.77%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.88%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.44%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (65.04%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (48.23%) DevOps
3 69 (30.53%) Configuration Management
4 66 (29.20%) Scrum
5 64 (28.32%) Continuous Integration
6 52 (23.01%) TDD
7 34 (15.04%) Open Source
8 29 (12.83%) BDD
9 24 (10.62%) Build Automation
10 17 (7.52%) Continuous Delivery
10 17 (7.52%) Security Hardening
11 15 (6.64%) Web Development
12 14 (6.19%) SOA
13 13 (5.75%) Software Engineering
14 12 (5.31%) Microservices
14 12 (5.31%) Non-Functional Testing
14 12 (5.31%) OO
15 11 (4.87%) Functional Testing
16 9 (3.98%) Front End Development
16 9 (3.98%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 121 (53.54%) Python
2 120 (53.10%) Java
3 65 (28.76%) Bash Shell
4 40 (17.70%) JavaScript
5 37 (16.37%) Perl
6 33 (14.60%) SQL
7 31 (13.72%) Scala
8 27 (11.95%) C#
8 27 (11.95%) Go
9 20 (8.85%) Shell Script
10 15 (6.64%) C++
11 14 (6.19%) PHP
12 12 (5.31%) PowerShell
13 10 (4.42%) C
14 9 (3.98%) CoffeeScript
15 7 (3.10%) VBA
15 7 (3.10%) VBScript
16 6 (2.65%) Erlang
17 3 (1.33%) HiveQL
17 3 (1.33%) R
Qualifications
1 44 (19.47%) Security Cleared
2 38 (16.81%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.10%) Degree
4 6 (2.65%) ISEB
5 3 (1.33%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.88%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.19%) QA
2 5 (2.21%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.44%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) WCAG
System Software
1 63 (27.88%) Docker
2 24 (10.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (10.18%) etcd
3 23 (10.18%) flannel
4 22 (9.73%) vSphere
5 21 (9.29%) Ceph
5 21 (9.29%) GlusterFS
6 3 (1.33%) Xen
6 3 (1.33%) XenServer
7 1 (0.44%) Firmware
7 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 111 (49.12%) Puppet
2 61 (26.99%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (22.57%) Ansible
4 29 (12.83%) Graphite
5 28 (12.39%) logstash
6 24 (10.62%) Kubernetes
7 23 (10.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 23 (10.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 21 (9.29%) HAProxy
9 13 (5.75%) Salt
10 9 (3.98%) Cobbler
10 9 (3.98%) Grafana
11 7 (3.10%) Kibana
11 7 (3.10%) Uchiwa
12 5 (2.21%) Mesos
12 5 (2.21%) Nagios
12 5 (2.21%) Tivoli
13 4 (1.77%) Opsview
14 2 (0.88%) collectd
14 2 (0.88%) Icinga
Vendors
1 40 (17.70%) VMware
2 20 (8.85%) Red Hat
3 19 (8.41%) Splunk
4 18 (7.96%) Oracle
5 16 (7.08%) Atlassian
6 13 (5.75%) Microsoft
7 10 (4.42%) IBM
8 9 (3.98%) HP
9 8 (3.54%) AppDynamics
9 8 (3.54%) Dynatrace
9 8 (3.54%) New Relic
9 8 (3.54%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.77%) CA
10 4 (1.77%) Cisco
10 4 (1.77%) F5
10 4 (1.77%) Google
10 4 (1.77%) NetApp
10 4 (1.77%) Rackspace
10 4 (1.77%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.33%) EnterpriseDB
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