Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 2018 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 108 84
Rank change year-on-year -23 -24 +46
Contract jobs citing Ruby 28 37 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.89% 1.25% 2.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.96% 2.94% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 68
Manchester median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +38.46%
10th Percentile £361 £325 £325
90th Percentile £614 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £500 £478 £425
% change year-on-year +4.71% +12.35% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £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 1,428 1,257 1,374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 45.51% 42.31% 38.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 998 890 983
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £294 £263
90th Percentile £560 £531 £505
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 33 25
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +48.94% -33.80%
10th Percentile £16.88 £11.75 £14.05
90th Percentile £41.73 £47.40 £42.85
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £31.01
% change year-on-year -12.50% +28.98% -17.30%

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 15 November 2018.

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 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -5 2 £523 +22.94% 1
Ruby
North West

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 (50.00%) Java
1 14 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 14 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (46.43%) Python
2 13 (46.43%) DevOps
3 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 11 (39.29%) Linux
5 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (32.14%) Scrum
6 9 (32.14%) Unix
7 7 (25.00%) Artifactory
7 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 7 (25.00%) Ansible
7 7 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
7 7 (25.00%) Terraform
7 7 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 7 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 7 (25.00%) Open Source
7 7 (25.00%) Puppet
7 7 (25.00%) Node.js
7 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (21.43%) Analytics
8 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
8 6 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (21.43%) React
9 5 (17.86%) Docker
9 5 (17.86%) Web Analytics
9 5 (17.86%) VMware
9 5 (17.86%) Perl
9 5 (17.86%) SQL

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 4 (14.29%) Confluence
2 3 (10.71%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) CMS
3 2 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (7.14%) SAS
3 2 (7.14%) Tuxedo
4 1 (3.57%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 14 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.57%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) BGP
1 2 (7.14%) IPFIX
1 2 (7.14%) Junos
1 2 (7.14%) MPLS
1 2 (7.14%) MRTG
1 2 (7.14%) OSPF
1 2 (7.14%) SNMP
1 2 (7.14%) TACACS
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (3.57%) AMQP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) MQTT
2 1 (3.57%) SMS
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (14.29%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) Pentaho
3 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.14%) Redis
3 2 (7.14%) SQLite
4 1 (3.57%) Big Data
4 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (25.00%) Artifactory
2 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (17.86%) JIRA
4 2 (7.14%) Robot Framework
4 2 (7.14%) RSpec
5 1 (3.57%) Appium
5 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (3.57%) Mocha
5 1 (3.57%) NUnit
5 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.57%) webpack
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Ruby Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) AWS Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) DevOps Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (7.14%) React Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
1 7 (25.00%) Node.js
2 6 (21.43%) React
3 5 (17.86%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (14.29%) CSS
4 4 (14.29%) XML
5 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
5 3 (10.71%) REST
5 3 (10.71%) Sass
6 2 (7.14%) Django
6 2 (7.14%) Express
6 2 (7.14%) Kafka
6 2 (7.14%) Middleware
6 2 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (7.14%) Redux
6 2 (7.14%) RESTful
6 2 (7.14%) Vue.js
6 2 (7.14%) Web Services
6 2 (7.14%) XSLT
7 1 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.57%) Animation
2 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 9 (32.14%) Unix
3 4 (14.29%) Windows
4 3 (10.71%) CentOS
4 3 (10.71%) Debian
4 3 (10.71%) Ubuntu
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.57%) Android
5 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) DevOps
2 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (32.14%) Scrum
4 7 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (25.00%) Open Source
5 6 (21.43%) Analytics
5 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 5 (17.86%) Web Analytics
7 4 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (14.29%) Front End Development
7 4 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 4 (14.29%) TDD
8 2 (7.14%) API Development
8 2 (7.14%) Data Strategy
8 2 (7.14%) Microservices
8 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (7.14%) SOLID
8 2 (7.14%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) Java
2 13 (46.43%) Python
3 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 7 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (17.86%) Perl
5 5 (17.86%) SQL
6 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.71%) PHP
7 2 (7.14%) Bourne shell
8 1 (3.57%) ES6
8 1 (3.57%) Go
8 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
8 1 (3.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Docker
2 2 (7.14%) KVM
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Ansible
1 7 (25.00%) Puppet
1 7 (25.00%) Terraform
2 4 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (10.71%) Kibana
3 3 (10.71%) logstash
4 2 (7.14%) Cacti
4 2 (7.14%) collectd
4 2 (7.14%) Grafana
4 2 (7.14%) Graphite
4 2 (7.14%) Icinga
4 2 (7.14%) Nagios
4 2 (7.14%) Netcool
4 2 (7.14%) Observium
4 2 (7.14%) OpenNMS
4 2 (7.14%) Prometheus
4 2 (7.14%) Salt
4 2 (7.14%) ZABBIX
5 1 (3.57%) Consul
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) VMware
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Ericsson
4 2 (7.14%) Huawei
4 2 (7.14%) Juniper
4 2 (7.14%) Splunk
5 1 (3.57%) Apiary
5 1 (3.57%) Google
5 1 (3.57%) SaltStack
5 1 (3.57%) Tableau