Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 53 123
Rank change year-on-year -2 +70 -97
Contract jobs citing Ruby 34 34 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.15% 4.12% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.03% 11.93% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 36
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £375 £378 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.66% -12.97% -8.68%
10th Percentile £281 £264 £291
90th Percentile £514 £532 £516
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £378 £434
% change year-on-year -0.66% -12.97% -8.68%
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 339 285 957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 41.39% 34.55% 39.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 194 669
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -14.63%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 36
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £32.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +30.15% -11.74%
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £32.66
% change year-on-year -17.65% +30.15% -11.74%

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 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 29 (85.29%) Java
2 28 (82.35%) Python
3 27 (79.41%) Puppet
3 27 (79.41%) DevOps
4 26 (76.47%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (76.47%) Ansible
4 26 (76.47%) Linux
5 25 (73.53%) Nagios
5 25 (73.53%) Perl
5 25 (73.53%) Open Source
6 24 (70.59%) Configuration Management
6 24 (70.59%) Windows
6 24 (70.59%) Elastic Stack
7 23 (67.65%) Bash Shell
7 23 (67.65%) Test Automation
8 22 (64.71%) High Availability
8 22 (64.71%) Splunk
8 22 (64.71%) Docker
8 22 (64.71%) New Relic
8 22 (64.71%) PowerShell
8 22 (64.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 22 (64.71%) C
8 22 (64.71%) C++
8 22 (64.71%) Data Centre
9 21 (61.76%) Datadog
10 19 (55.88%) Jenkins
11 18 (52.94%) BDD
12 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (50.00%) Terraform
13 16 (47.06%) Packer

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 (8.82%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) Confluence
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.94%) nginx
3 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 26 (76.47%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (64.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (61.76%) Datadog
4 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.94%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (2.94%) GitHub
5 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
5 1 (2.94%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) VLAN
3 1 (2.94%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) HTTP
3 1 (2.94%) SSL
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.94%) Big Data
4 1 (2.94%) DataStage
4 1 (2.94%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (55.88%) Jenkins
2 16 (47.06%) TeamCity
3 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
4 4 (11.76%) Cucumber
4 4 (11.76%) Selenium
5 3 (8.82%) JIRA
5 3 (8.82%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (5.88%) JMeter
6 2 (5.88%) Maven
7 1 (2.94%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.94%) Burp Suite
7 1 (2.94%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.94%) Gatling
7 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.94%) Protractor
7 1 (2.94%) Sahi
7 1 (2.94%) Subversion
7 1 (2.94%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.94%) WATIR
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Junior
2 4 (11.76%) Junior DevOps
2 4 (11.76%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (5.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Consultant
3 2 (5.88%) Developer
3 2 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Automation Tester
4 1 (2.94%) Java Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Performance Consultant
4 1 (2.94%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (8.82%) YAML
3 2 (5.88%) LAMP
3 2 (5.88%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.94%) .NET
4 1 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.94%) JSON
4 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.94%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (64.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) User Experience
3 2 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.88%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (76.47%) Linux
2 24 (70.59%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Unix
4 1 (2.94%) AIX
4 1 (2.94%) CentOS
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) DevOps
2 25 (73.53%) Open Source
3 24 (70.59%) Configuration Management
4 23 (67.65%) Test Automation
5 22 (64.71%) High Availability
6 18 (52.94%) BDD
7 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (20.59%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (11.76%) Scrum
12 3 (8.82%) Deployment Automation
12 3 (8.82%) Kanban
12 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
13 2 (5.88%) Analytical Thinking
13 2 (5.88%) Application Performance Monitoring
13 2 (5.88%) Creative Thinking
13 2 (5.88%) Release Automation
13 2 (5.88%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (85.29%) Java
2 28 (82.35%) Python
3 25 (73.53%) Perl
4 23 (67.65%) Bash Shell
5 22 (64.71%) C
5 22 (64.71%) C++
5 22 (64.71%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.88%) Go
6 2 (5.88%) PHP
6 2 (5.88%) SQL
7 1 (2.94%) Groovy
7 1 (2.94%) Jython
7 1 (2.94%) R
7 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.94%) ISEB
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 22 (64.71%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.94%) HDFS
2 1 (2.94%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (79.41%) Puppet
2 26 (76.47%) Ansible
3 25 (73.53%) Nagios
4 17 (50.00%) Terraform
5 16 (47.06%) Kubernetes
5 16 (47.06%) Packer
6 7 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (8.82%) ZABBIX
8 2 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (2.94%) HAProxy
9 1 (2.94%) Kibana
9 1 (2.94%) logstash
9 1 (2.94%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) New Relic
1 22 (64.71%) Splunk
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Riverbed
4 1 (2.94%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.94%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (2.94%) VMware