The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Ruby skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Ruby
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 67 76
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 15 37 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.07% 2.07% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.89% 6.69% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 8
Median daily rate £418 £475 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.10% +45.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £300 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +2.22% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -75.00%  

Ruby is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 519 553 480
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 37.10% 30.95% 32.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 378 309
Median daily rate £389 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.03% +61.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.25 £38.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Ruby as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Manchester

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ruby in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Manchester

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Manchester over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in Manchester

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Salford - 1 £425 -
Ruby
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 23 (79.31%) Linux
1 23 (79.31%) DevOps
2 21 (72.41%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (62.07%) Puppet
3 18 (62.07%) Python
4 17 (58.62%) Jenkins
5 16 (55.17%) Configuration Management
6 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (51.72%) Git (software)
7 13 (44.83%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (44.83%) Ansible
7 13 (44.83%) Java
8 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
10 8 (27.59%) SQL
10 8 (27.59%) CentOS
10 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
10 8 (27.59%) Node.js
10 8 (27.59%) Terraform
11 7 (24.14%) Kibana
11 7 (24.14%) Graphite
11 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
11 7 (24.14%) Nagios
11 7 (24.14%) SSL
12 6 (20.69%) OpenStack
12 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (17.24%) Riemann
13 5 (17.24%) Travis CI
13 5 (17.24%) GoCD
13 5 (17.24%) Ganglia

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (20.69%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) nginx
3 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (72.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) SaaS
3 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) SSL
2 5 (17.24%) HTTPS
2 5 (17.24%) Network Security
2 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.34%) DHCP
3 3 (10.34%) DNS
3 3 (10.34%) Firewall
4 2 (6.90%) IPsec
4 2 (6.90%) SSH
4 2 (6.90%) VPN
5 1 (3.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Big Data
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (6.90%) Couchbase
2 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (58.62%) Jenkins
2 15 (51.72%) Git (software)
3 5 (17.24%) GoCD
3 5 (17.24%) Subversion
3 5 (17.24%) Travis CI
4 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.90%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (6.90%) PhantomJS
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
5 1 (3.45%) Maven
5 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (6.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) AWS DevOps
3 7 (24.14%) Developer
4 6 (20.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (6.90%) DevOps Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior DevOps
8 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) Node.js
2 5 (17.24%) HTML
2 5 (17.24%) Web Services
3 4 (13.79%) Ajax
3 4 (13.79%) CSS
4 3 (10.34%) XML
5 2 (6.90%) .NET
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.90%) DOM
5 2 (6.90%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (6.90%) JSON
5 2 (6.90%) REST
5 2 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (6.90%) Sass
5 2 (6.90%) SAX
5 2 (6.90%) Sensu
5 2 (6.90%) SOAP
5 2 (6.90%) XML Schema
6 1 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (79.31%) Linux
2 8 (27.59%) CentOS
3 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (17.24%) Fedora
5 2 (6.90%) Unix
5 2 (6.90%) Windows
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) DevOps
2 16 (55.17%) Configuration Management
3 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (17.24%) Scrum
5 5 (17.24%) TDD
6 4 (13.79%) Pair Programming
6 4 (13.79%) Web Development
7 3 (10.34%) BDD
7 3 (10.34%) ETL
7 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
7 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.34%) SDLC
8 2 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (6.90%) Identity Management
8 2 (6.90%) Kanban
8 2 (6.90%) OWASP
8 2 (6.90%) Refactoring
8 2 (6.90%) Software Deployment
8 2 (6.90%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) Python
2 13 (44.83%) Java
3 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
3 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) Scala
6 2 (6.90%) Groovy
6 2 (6.90%) PHP
6 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.45%) Perl
7 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Docker
2 2 (6.90%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 18 (62.07%) Puppet
2 13 (44.83%) Ansible
2 13 (44.83%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (27.59%) Terraform
4 7 (24.14%) Graphite
4 7 (24.14%) Kibana
4 7 (24.14%) Nagios
5 5 (17.24%) Ganglia
5 5 (17.24%) Riemann
6 3 (10.34%) Salt
7 2 (6.90%) logstash
7 2 (6.90%) Nmap
8 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
8 1 (3.45%) Mesos
8 1 (3.45%) Packer
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.34%) RightScale
2 3 (10.34%) SaltStack
3 2 (6.90%) AppDynamics
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Splunk
4 1 (3.45%) Cloudera
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago