Period
to 19 January 2019

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 6 months to 19 January 2019 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
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 126 84 70
Rank change year-on-year -42 -14 +43
Contract jobs citing Ruby 22 61 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.75% 2.16% 2.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.70% 4.77% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 50 67
Manchester median daily rate £469 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% - +30.47%
10th Percentile £350 £324 £373
90th Percentile £628 £526 £538
North West median daily rate £500 £475 £413
% change year-on-year +5.26% +15.15% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

Ruby is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,297 1,278 1,282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 44.04% 45.22% 40.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 924 922
Manchester median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £313 £277 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £399 £375
% change year-on-year +0.31% +6.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 18
Manchester median hourly rate £26.86 £18.71 £32.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.55% -42.01% +3.24%
10th Percentile £17.60 £12.75 £15.61
90th Percentile £40.68 £45.60 £45.25
North West median hourly rate £36.23 £39.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -7.12% +0.65% +4.73%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 14 (63.64%) DevOps
2 13 (59.09%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (50.00%) Linux
4 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
5 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (40.91%) Python
5 9 (40.91%) Shell Script
5 9 (40.91%) Java
5 9 (40.91%) Artifactory
5 9 (40.91%) Continuous Deployment
6 8 (36.36%) Terraform
6 8 (36.36%) Configuration Management
6 8 (36.36%) Open Source
7 7 (31.82%) Confluence
7 7 (31.82%) Pentaho
7 7 (31.82%) JIRA
7 7 (31.82%) SQL
7 7 (31.82%) Unix
7 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (31.82%) Ansible
7 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
8 6 (27.27%) Elastic Stack
9 5 (22.73%) Kubernetes
9 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (22.73%) Windows
9 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
9 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
10 4 (18.18%) Scrum
10 4 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (18.18%) API Development

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 7 (31.82%) Confluence
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
2 3 (13.64%) SAS
3 2 (9.09%) Tuxedo
4 1 (4.55%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 13 (59.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (13.64%) AWS OpsWorks
3 3 (13.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (4.55%) GitHub
5 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Pentaho
2 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 9 (40.91%) Artifactory
3 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
3 7 (31.82%) JIRA
4 1 (4.55%) NUnit
4 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Ruby Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Site Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Java Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) CSS
2 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) REST
2 3 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (13.64%) Vue.js
3 2 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.55%) Aurelia
4 1 (4.55%) CSS3
4 1 (4.55%) Kafka
4 1 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (4.55%) LESS
4 1 (4.55%) Node.js
4 1 (4.55%) React
4 1 (4.55%) Sass
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
1 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Unix
3 5 (22.73%) Windows
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) DevOps
2 9 (40.91%) Continuous Deployment
2 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (36.36%) Configuration Management
3 8 (36.36%) Open Source
4 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) API Development
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum
6 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
6 3 (13.64%) OpenUP
6 3 (13.64%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) BDD
7 2 (9.09%) Data Strategy
7 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (9.09%) Service Management
7 2 (9.09%) SOLID
7 2 (9.09%) TDD
7 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
1 9 (40.91%) Python
1 9 (40.91%) Shell Script
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) DBS Check
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Terraform
2 7 (31.82%) Ansible
3 5 (22.73%) Kubernetes
4 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (13.64%) Puppet
5 1 (4.55%) Consul
5 1 (4.55%) Packer
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Splunk
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Google