Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 66 80
Rank change year-on-year +7 +14 -42
Contract jobs citing Ruby 28 24 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.19% 2.71% 3.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.95% 8.05% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 49
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £490 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.50% -5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £297 £298 £280
90th Percentile £530 £550 £520
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £490 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +22.50% -5.88% -10.53%
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 352 298 857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 40.14% 33.71% 40.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 217 630
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +11.43% -14.63%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £260
90th Percentile £563 £555 £513
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £389 £350
% change year-on-year +9.32% +11.07% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 22
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £34.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.14% +5.60% +29.54%
10th Percentile £44.30 £17.70 £28.00
90th Percentile £47.93 £47.66 £52.08
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £32.58
% change year-on-year +24.14% +11.27% +25.30%

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 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 22 (78.57%) Python
2 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (67.86%) Test Automation
4 18 (64.29%) Puppet
4 18 (64.29%) Git (software)
4 18 (64.29%) Configuration Management
4 18 (64.29%) Perl
4 18 (64.29%) Windows
4 18 (64.29%) Linux
4 18 (64.29%) DevOps
4 18 (64.29%) Docker
4 18 (64.29%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (57.14%) Jenkins
5 16 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (53.57%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (50.00%) Java
7 14 (50.00%) Nagios
7 14 (50.00%) Ansible
7 14 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
8 11 (39.29%) Scrum
8 11 (39.29%) YAML
9 10 (35.71%) ZABBIX
9 10 (35.71%) Kanban
9 10 (35.71%) JIRA
9 10 (35.71%) Open Source
9 10 (35.71%) Confluence
9 10 (35.71%) Riverbed
9 10 (35.71%) Maven
9 10 (35.71%) Change Management
9 10 (35.71%) Oracle

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 10 (35.71%) Confluence
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (14.29%) Apache
3 4 (14.29%) JBoss
3 4 (14.29%) nginx
3 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 4 (14.29%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 16 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (14.29%) GitHub
4 4 (14.29%) Google Analytics
5 3 (10.71%) Datadog
6 2 (7.14%) Amazon S3
6 2 (7.14%) Heroku
6 2 (7.14%) SaaS
7 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Firewall
1 7 (25.00%) VLAN
2 4 (14.29%) HTTP
2 4 (14.29%) SSL
2 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
3 3 (10.71%) MySQL
4 2 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.57%) Big Data
5 1 (3.57%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 18 (64.29%) Git (software)
2 16 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 10 (35.71%) JIRA
3 10 (35.71%) Maven
3 10 (35.71%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (21.43%) Cucumber
4 6 (21.43%) Selenium
5 5 (17.86%) Gatling
6 4 (14.29%) Ant
6 4 (14.29%) Eclipse
6 4 (14.29%) Grunt
6 4 (14.29%) gulp
6 4 (14.29%) IntelliJ
6 4 (14.29%) JUnit
6 4 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (14.29%) Sublime Text
7 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
8 1 (3.57%) FitNesse
8 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
8 1 (3.57%) WATIR
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Applications Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Junior
3 2 (7.14%) Junior DevOps
3 2 (7.14%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 1 (3.57%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (3.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
2 11 (39.29%) YAML
3 9 (32.14%) AngularJS
4 7 (25.00%) CSS
4 7 (25.00%) HTML
4 7 (25.00%) Node.js
4 7 (25.00%) Spring
5 6 (21.43%) jQuery
6 5 (17.86%) JSON
6 5 (17.86%) React
6 5 (17.86%) XML
7 4 (14.29%) .NET
7 4 (14.29%) EJB
7 4 (14.29%) Gherkin
7 4 (14.29%) J2EE
7 4 (14.29%) J2SE
7 4 (14.29%) Play Framework
7 4 (14.29%) Servlets
7 4 (14.29%) SOAP
7 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Hybrid Cloud
1 10 (35.71%) User Experience
2 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Biotechnology
4 1 (3.57%) Life Science
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Linux
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Ubuntu
2 4 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) Test Automation
3 18 (64.29%) Configuration Management
3 18 (64.29%) DevOps
3 18 (64.29%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (53.57%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (39.29%) Scrum
6 10 (35.71%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 10 (35.71%) Change Management
6 10 (35.71%) Deployment Automation
6 10 (35.71%) Infrastructure Management
6 10 (35.71%) Kanban
6 10 (35.71%) Open Source
6 10 (35.71%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (35.71%) Release Automation
6 10 (35.71%) SOA
7 7 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 7 (25.00%) SDLC
7 7 (25.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) Python
2 18 (64.29%) Perl
3 14 (50.00%) Java
4 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
5 5 (17.86%) C++
5 5 (17.86%) Groovy
5 5 (17.86%) Scala
5 5 (17.86%) SQL
6 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 4 (14.29%) C
6 4 (14.29%) C#
6 4 (14.29%) Haskell
6 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 3 (10.71%) PHP
8 2 (7.14%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Flume
2 1 (3.57%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 18 (64.29%) Puppet
2 14 (50.00%) Ansible
2 14 (50.00%) Nagios
3 10 (35.71%) Docker Swarm
3 10 (35.71%) ZABBIX
4 4 (14.29%) Grafana
4 4 (14.29%) Kibana
5 2 (7.14%) Kubernetes
5 2 (7.14%) Packer
5 2 (7.14%) Terraform
6 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle
1 10 (35.71%) Riverbed
2 5 (17.86%) Google
3 4 (14.29%) Adobe
3 4 (14.29%) New Relic
3 4 (14.29%) Splunk
3 4 (14.29%) webMethods
4 1 (3.57%) Foundry
4 1 (3.57%) SOASTA, Inc