Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 77 135
Rank change year-on-year -24 +58 -45
Contract jobs citing Ruby 37 90 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.27% 2.55% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.98% 6.69% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 70 11
Manchester median daily rate £425 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +38.46% -13.33%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £300
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
North West median daily rate £475 £425 £446
% change year-on-year +11.76% -4.66% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 1240 1345 1290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.52% 38.09% 33.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 972 794
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £293 £263 £240
90th Percentile £531 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 46
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.94% -32.86% +66.67%
10th Percentile £11.75 £14.30 £13.44
90th Percentile £47.70 £43.00 £42.00
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +31.87%

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 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +1 4 £425 +6.25%
Ruby
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 (62.16%) Python
2 20 (54.05%) Linux
3 19 (51.35%) DevOps
4 18 (48.65%) Ansible
5 17 (45.95%) Bash Shell
6 16 (43.24%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (40.54%) Puppet
8 13 (35.14%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
8 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
9 12 (32.43%) Jenkins
10 11 (29.73%) Docker
11 10 (27.03%) Java
11 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (24.32%) Ruby on Rails
13 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (18.92%) Node.js
14 7 (18.92%) TDD
14 7 (18.92%) PHP
14 7 (18.92%) CSS
15 6 (16.22%) HTML
15 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
15 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
16 5 (13.51%) SQL
16 5 (13.51%) Kanban
16 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
16 5 (13.51%) Terraform
17 4 (10.81%) Sonatype Nexus
17 4 (10.81%) Kubernetes

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 3 (8.11%) Apache
2 2 (5.41%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.41%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.70%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 16 (43.24%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.81%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (10.81%) Amazon S3
3 3 (8.11%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (8.11%) GitHub
4 2 (5.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (5.41%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (5.41%) CloudFront
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.41%) PaaS
5 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
1 2 (5.41%) VPN
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.70%) IPsec
2 1 (2.70%) SMS
2 1 (2.70%) SSH
2 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.41%) Big Data
2 2 (5.41%) Flink
2 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
2 12 (32.43%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.81%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (5.41%) Gerrit
4 2 (5.41%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (5.41%) JUnit
4 2 (5.41%) Maven
4 2 (5.41%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.70%) NUnit
5 1 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.70%) Subversion
5 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (2.70%) Banking
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Games
1 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) AWS DevOps
2 11 (29.73%) AWS Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (8.11%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.41%) JavaScript Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Ruby Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) AWS Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Cloud Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Hadoop Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (18.92%) CSS
2 7 (18.92%) Node.js
3 6 (16.22%) HTML
4 3 (8.11%) .NET
4 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.11%) RESTful
4 3 (8.11%) Web Services
5 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.41%) CSS3
5 2 (5.41%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.41%) jQuery
5 2 (5.41%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (5.41%) React
5 2 (5.41%) Sinatra
5 2 (5.41%) Spring
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.70%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Linux
2 8 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.41%) CentOS
4 1 (2.70%) Windows
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) DevOps
2 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (18.92%) TDD
5 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
5 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
6 5 (13.51%) Kanban
6 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.81%) MVC
7 4 (10.81%) OOP
7 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.11%) BDD
8 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.11%) Scrum
8 3 (8.11%) Workflow
9 2 (5.41%) Analytics
9 2 (5.41%) Data Analytics
9 2 (5.41%) Machine Learning
9 2 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (5.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) Python
2 17 (45.95%) Bash Shell
3 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
4 10 (27.03%) Java
5 7 (18.92%) PHP
6 5 (13.51%) SQL
7 4 (10.81%) C#
8 2 (5.41%) C++
8 2 (5.41%) Groovy
8 2 (5.41%) Perl
8 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.41%) R
9 1 (2.70%) Scala
9 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Docker
2 2 (5.41%) etcd
2 2 (5.41%) flannel
Systems Management
1 18 (48.65%) Ansible
2 15 (40.54%) Puppet
3 13 (35.14%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (13.51%) Terraform
5 4 (10.81%) Kubernetes
6 2 (5.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (5.41%) Icinga
6 2 (5.41%) Nagios
6 2 (5.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (5.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
1 2 (5.41%) SaltStack
2 1 (2.70%) Splunk