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 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
England / Yorkshire
Rank 56 49 64
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Contract jobs citing Ruby 69 101 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.19% 3.55% 2.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.73% 9.47% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 84 50
Median daily rate £475 £463 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +27.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £560 £650
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 Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
893 1067 837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 41.34% 37.45% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 685 571
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 11
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £15.26 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.00 £43.00
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 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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -8 47 £469 +4.16% 17
South Yorkshire +3 23 £500 +19.40% 3
North Yorkshire - 1 £500 - 2
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 123 (65.78%) Python
2 122 (65.24%) Linux
3 113 (60.43%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (48.13%) Java
5 85 (45.45%) HTML
6 77 (41.18%) Jenkins
7 74 (39.57%) Puppet
8 71 (37.97%) Scala
9 68 (36.36%) HTML5
10 63 (33.69%) CSS
11 61 (32.62%) Scrum
11 61 (32.62%) Open Source
11 61 (32.62%) JSON
11 61 (32.62%) Django
11 61 (32.62%) DevOps
12 58 (31.02%) Opscode Chef
12 58 (31.02%) Continuous Integration
13 57 (30.48%) JIRA
13 57 (30.48%) Spring
14 54 (28.88%) RESTful
15 53 (28.34%) Git (software)
16 51 (27.27%) MongoDB
17 49 (26.20%) Play Framework
18 48 (25.67%) TDD
19 47 (25.13%) Ruby on Rails
20 45 (24.06%) HTTP
21 43 (22.99%) Configuration Management
22 41 (21.93%) Confluence
23 40 (21.39%) CSS3
23 40 (21.39%) REST

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 41 (21.93%) Confluence
2 19 (10.16%) OpenStack
3 8 (4.28%) CloudStack
4 6 (3.21%) nginx
5 5 (2.67%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.14%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.60%) IIS
7 3 (1.60%) Jetty
7 3 (1.60%) Mongrel
8 2 (1.07%) CMS
9 1 (0.53%) Apache
9 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.53%) JBoss
9 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.76%) GitHub
2 20 (10.70%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.21%) IaaS
3 6 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.07%) Sumo Logic
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.53%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (0.53%) Heroku
5 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (24.06%) HTTP
2 24 (12.83%) TCP/IP
3 16 (8.56%) SSL
4 4 (2.14%) Firewall
5 3 (1.60%) DNS
5 3 (1.60%) LDAP
6 2 (1.07%) DHCP
6 2 (1.07%) FTP
6 2 (1.07%) Internet
6 2 (1.07%) IPsec
7 1 (0.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 38 (20.32%) NoSQL
3 37 (19.79%) Relational Database
4 25 (13.37%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (9.09%) MySQL
6 11 (5.88%) Redis
7 8 (4.28%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.53%) HBase
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.53%) Riak
Development Applications
1 77 (41.18%) Jenkins
2 57 (30.48%) JIRA
3 53 (28.34%) Git (software)
4 39 (20.86%) Cucumber
4 39 (20.86%) Selenium
5 27 (14.44%) Subversion
6 22 (11.76%) JUnit
7 10 (5.35%) Bitbucket
8 8 (4.28%) Calabash
8 8 (4.28%) Capybara
8 8 (4.28%) Maven
9 7 (3.74%) WebDriver
10 6 (3.21%) JMeter
11 5 (2.67%) LoadRunner
12 4 (2.14%) Artifactory
12 4 (2.14%) RSpec
12 4 (2.14%) Travis CI
13 3 (1.60%) Appium
13 3 (1.60%) GitLab
13 3 (1.60%) GoCD
General
1 3 (1.60%) Finance
1 3 (1.60%) Games
Job Titles
1 76 (40.64%) Developer
2 46 (24.60%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (13.37%) Architect
4 21 (11.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 21 (11.23%) Java Developer
5 20 (10.70%) Technical Architect
6 19 (10.16%) Scala Developer
7 10 (5.35%) Java Architect
7 10 (5.35%) Java Technical Architect
7 10 (5.35%) Ruby Developer
7 10 (5.35%) Technical Leader
8 9 (4.81%) Software Developer
9 8 (4.28%) Java Scala Developer
9 8 (4.28%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (3.74%) Developer in Test
11 6 (3.21%) Lead Architect
12 5 (2.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 5 (2.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 5 (2.67%) Tester
13 4 (2.14%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (45.45%) HTML
2 68 (36.36%) HTML5
3 63 (33.69%) CSS
4 61 (32.62%) Django
4 61 (32.62%) JSON
5 57 (30.48%) Spring
6 54 (28.88%) RESTful
7 49 (26.20%) Play Framework
8 47 (25.13%) Ruby on Rails
9 40 (21.39%) CSS3
9 40 (21.39%) REST
10 37 (19.79%) Ajax
11 28 (14.97%) Guice
11 28 (14.97%) Spring MVC
12 23 (12.30%) Web Services
13 19 (10.16%) Node.js
14 8 (4.28%) jQuery
15 6 (3.21%) LAMP
15 6 (3.21%) Sinatra
15 6 (3.21%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.49%) Social Media
2 12 (6.42%) User Experience
3 10 (5.35%) Tandem
4 9 (4.81%) Driving Licence
5 7 (3.74%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.67%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.14%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.60%) PKI
8 3 (1.60%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.60%) Smartcard
9 2 (1.07%) Blog
9 2 (1.07%) NHS
9 2 (1.07%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.53%) iPhone
10 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.53%) Replication
10 1 (0.53%) STB
Operating Systems
1 122 (65.24%) Linux
2 30 (16.04%) Unix
3 17 (9.09%) CoreOS
4 12 (6.42%) Windows
5 10 (5.35%) RancherOS
6 7 (3.74%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.14%) CentOS
7 4 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.60%) Android
8 3 (1.60%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.07%) Debian
10 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.53%) VMS
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (60.43%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (32.62%) DevOps
2 61 (32.62%) Open Source
2 61 (32.62%) Scrum
3 58 (31.02%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (25.67%) TDD
5 43 (22.99%) Configuration Management
6 32 (17.11%) Kanban
7 31 (16.58%) Web Development
8 29 (15.51%) MVC
9 27 (14.44%) Automated Testing
10 25 (13.37%) BDD
11 24 (12.83%) Front End Development
12 20 (10.70%) Mentoring
13 19 (10.16%) Responsive Web Design
13 19 (10.16%) Web Design
14 17 (9.09%) Microservices
15 16 (8.56%) Business Analysis
16 15 (8.02%) Security Hardening
16 15 (8.02%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 123 (65.78%) Python
2 90 (48.13%) Java
3 71 (37.97%) Scala
4 35 (18.72%) JavaScript
5 31 (16.58%) C#
6 29 (15.51%) Bash Shell
7 21 (11.23%) Go
8 15 (8.02%) SQL
9 11 (5.88%) Shell Script
10 8 (4.28%) PHP
11 7 (3.74%) Perl
12 6 (3.21%) C++
13 2 (1.07%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.53%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.53%) C
14 1 (0.53%) Clojure
14 1 (0.53%) F#
14 1 (0.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (8.02%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.60%) CCNP
3 3 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.60%) Degree
3 3 (1.60%) MCSE
3 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.60%) RHCE
4 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) HP ASE
4 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.28%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) HL7
2 3 (1.60%) SDET
3 1 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 29 (15.51%) Docker
2 18 (9.63%) etcd
2 18 (9.63%) flannel
3 7 (3.74%) vSphere
3 7 (3.74%) Xen
3 7 (3.74%) XenServer
4 4 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.60%) Ceph
5 3 (1.60%) GlusterFS
6 2 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.53%) HDFS
7 1 (0.53%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 74 (39.57%) Puppet
2 58 (31.02%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (11.76%) Ansible
4 19 (10.16%) Kubernetes
5 17 (9.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 17 (9.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 14 (7.49%) Salt
7 11 (5.88%) Marathon
7 11 (5.88%) Mesos
8 10 (5.35%) Consul
8 10 (5.35%) Rancher
9 7 (3.74%) rkt
10 5 (2.67%) Cobbler
11 3 (1.60%) Graphite
11 3 (1.60%) HAProxy
11 3 (1.60%) logstash
12 2 (1.07%) Nagios
12 2 (1.07%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
13 1 (0.53%) Packer
Vendors
1 30 (16.04%) Google
2 12 (6.42%) VMware
3 7 (3.74%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.74%) Oracle
4 6 (3.21%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.14%) Rackspace
6 3 (1.60%) Splunk
7 2 (1.07%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.07%) HP
7 2 (1.07%) New Relic
7 2 (1.07%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.53%) Cisco
8 1 (0.53%) EMC
8 1 (0.53%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.53%) F5
8 1 (0.53%) NetApp
8 1 (0.53%) Siebel