Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 August 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 37 117
Rank change year-on-year -20 +80 -81
Contract jobs citing Ruby 42 60 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.48% 7.00% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.69% 19.17% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 46 25
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £365 £373 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.01% +20.16% -34.04%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £270
90th Percentile £436 £489 £450
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £365 £373 £310
% change year-on-year -2.01% +20.16% -34.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear 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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 393 313 756
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 41.94% 36.52% 35.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 200 484
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £363 £361 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.35% +11.15% -11.56%
10th Percentile £258 £285 £246
90th Percentile £550 £525 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £363 £356 £325
% change year-on-year +1.75% +9.62% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 34
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £32.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +30.46% +31.63%
10th Percentile £29.95 £12.10 £28.00
90th Percentile £42.50 £49.98 £36.78
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £33.00 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -22.35% +30.77% +1.56%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Newcastle upon Tyne

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Newcastle upon Tyne

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 40 (95.24%) Java
2 39 (92.86%) Python
3 38 (90.48%) Puppet
4 37 (88.10%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (88.10%) Ansible
5 36 (85.71%) DevOps
5 36 (85.71%) Linux
6 35 (83.33%) Perl
6 35 (83.33%) Nagios
6 35 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 35 (83.33%) Bash Shell
7 34 (80.95%) Splunk
7 34 (80.95%) New Relic
7 34 (80.95%) Configuration Management
8 33 (78.57%) C
8 33 (78.57%) C++
8 33 (78.57%) Open Source
8 33 (78.57%) PowerShell
9 32 (76.19%) High Availability
9 32 (76.19%) Datadog
9 32 (76.19%) Data Centre
10 31 (73.81%) Elastic Stack
10 31 (73.81%) Windows
11 27 (64.29%) Docker
11 27 (64.29%) Test Automation
12 26 (61.90%) Jenkins
13 25 (59.52%) BDD
13 25 (59.52%) Terraform
14 24 (57.14%) Packer
14 24 (57.14%) TeamCity

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) nginx
3 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 37 (88.10%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (76.19%) Datadog
4 1 (2.38%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (2.38%) GitHub
4 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.38%) Linode
4 1 (2.38%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.38%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) DNS
1 1 (2.38%) Firewall
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
1 1 (2.38%) SSL
1 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (54.76%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.76%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) DataStage
4 1 (2.38%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (61.90%) Jenkins
2 24 (57.14%) TeamCity
3 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.14%) Selenium
4 2 (4.76%) JIRA
5 1 (2.38%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.38%) Burp Suite
5 1 (2.38%) GitLab
5 1 (2.38%) JMeter
5 1 (2.38%) Maven
5 1 (2.38%) Protractor
5 1 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.38%) Subversion
5 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 32 (76.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Junior
2 6 (14.29%) Junior DevOps
2 6 (14.29%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (4.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (2.38%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (2.38%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Java Developer in Test
7 1 (2.38%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (73.81%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (4.76%) CSS
2 2 (4.76%) HTML
2 2 (4.76%) LAMP
2 2 (4.76%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (4.76%) RESTful
3 1 (2.38%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.38%) Ajax
3 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.38%) J2EE
3 1 (2.38%) jQuery
3 1 (2.38%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.38%) LESS
3 1 (2.38%) Node.js
3 1 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.38%) React
3 1 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.38%) Sass
3 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (76.19%) Data Centre
2 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.76%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.76%) User Experience
5 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.38%) Blog
5 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 36 (85.71%) Linux
2 31 (73.81%) Windows
3 5 (11.90%) Unix
4 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.14%) AIX
6 1 (2.38%) CentOS
6 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (85.71%) DevOps
2 34 (80.95%) Configuration Management
3 33 (78.57%) Open Source
4 32 (76.19%) High Availability
5 27 (64.29%) Test Automation
6 25 (59.52%) BDD
7 24 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (45.24%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (23.81%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
11 6 (14.29%) Creative Thinking
12 2 (4.76%) Coaching
12 2 (4.76%) Continuous Deployment
12 2 (4.76%) Front End Development
12 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
13 1 (2.38%) API Design
13 1 (2.38%) API Development
13 1 (2.38%) Performance Optimisation
13 1 (2.38%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 40 (95.24%) Java
2 39 (92.86%) Python
3 35 (83.33%) Bash Shell
3 35 (83.33%) Perl
4 33 (78.57%) C
4 33 (78.57%) C++
4 33 (78.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.76%) PHP
5 2 (4.76%) SQL
6 1 (2.38%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) Go
6 1 (2.38%) Jython
6 1 (2.38%) R
6 1 (2.38%) Scala
6 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Security Cleared
2 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 8 (19.05%) Degree
4 2 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.38%) ISEB
5 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
System Software
1 27 (64.29%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (90.48%) Puppet
2 37 (88.10%) Ansible
3 35 (83.33%) Nagios
4 25 (59.52%) Terraform
5 24 (57.14%) Packer
6 23 (54.76%) Kubernetes
7 11 (26.19%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (4.76%) HAProxy
9 1 (2.38%) Kibana
9 1 (2.38%) logstash
9 1 (2.38%) OpenNMS
9 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (80.95%) New Relic
1 34 (80.95%) Splunk
2 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Capita
4 1 (2.38%) Google
4 1 (2.38%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.38%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.38%) VMware