Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 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
England > North East
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 67 118
Rank change year-on-year +3 +51 -88
Contract jobs citing Ruby 34 33 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.80% 2.70% 1.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.34% 8.38% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 45
North East median daily rate £400 £373 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% -14.86% -7.89%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £275
90th Percentile £521 £532 £513
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £29.65 £10.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% +196.48% +25.00%

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 the North East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 463 394 1,090
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 38.17% 32.22% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 247 727
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £268 £273 £256
90th Percentile £550 £534 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 44
North East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £32.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +37.80% +86.60%
10th Percentile £20.30 £23.70 £20.08
90th Percentile £42.20 £49.35 £36.97
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in the North East

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ruby in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in the North East

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in the North East over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in the North East

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Tyne and Wear +3 34 £400 +6.67% 8
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 North East region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 28 (82.35%) Python
2 27 (79.41%) Java
2 27 (79.41%) Puppet
2 27 (79.41%) DevOps
3 26 (76.47%) Linux
4 25 (73.53%) Perl
4 25 (73.53%) Ansible
5 24 (70.59%) Windows
5 24 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
6 23 (67.65%) Open Source
6 23 (67.65%) Test Automation
6 23 (67.65%) Nagios
6 23 (67.65%) Configuration Management
6 23 (67.65%) Docker
7 22 (64.71%) Elastic Stack
8 20 (58.82%) Jenkins
8 20 (58.82%) Bash Shell
9 19 (55.88%) PowerShell
9 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (55.88%) C
9 19 (55.88%) C++
9 19 (55.88%) New Relic
9 19 (55.88%) Microsoft Azure
9 19 (55.88%) High Availability
9 19 (55.88%) Splunk
9 19 (55.88%) Data Centre
10 18 (52.94%) Datadog
11 16 (47.06%) BDD
12 15 (44.12%) Terraform
13 14 (41.18%) Packer

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (11.76%) Apache
2 3 (8.82%) Confluence
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.88%) nginx
3 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.94%) JBoss
4 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 24 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (55.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (52.94%) Datadog
4 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.88%) GitHub
4 2 (5.88%) Google Analytics
5 1 (2.94%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (2.94%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) VLAN
3 2 (5.88%) HTTP
3 2 (5.88%) SSL
3 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
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%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 20 (58.82%) Jenkins
2 14 (41.18%) TeamCity
3 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
4 5 (14.71%) Cucumber
4 5 (14.71%) Selenium
4 5 (14.71%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (11.76%) JIRA
5 4 (11.76%) Maven
6 2 (5.88%) Gatling
6 2 (5.88%) JMeter
7 1 (2.94%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.94%) Burp Suite
7 1 (2.94%) Geb
7 1 (2.94%) GitLab
7 1 (2.94%) Grunt
7 1 (2.94%) gulp
7 1 (2.94%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.94%) Protractor
7 1 (2.94%) Sublime Text
7 1 (2.94%) Vagrant
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%) AWS Architect
4 1 (2.94%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (2.94%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Cloud Automation Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (64.71%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (11.76%) YAML
3 2 (5.88%) JSON
3 2 (5.88%) LAMP
3 2 (5.88%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) .NET
4 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.94%) CSS
4 1 (2.94%) EJB
4 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.94%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) J2EE
4 1 (2.94%) J2SE
4 1 (2.94%) jQuery
4 1 (2.94%) Play Framework
4 1 (2.94%) Servlets
4 1 (2.94%) SOAP
4 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (55.88%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) User Experience
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (5.88%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (76.47%) Linux
2 24 (70.59%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Unix
4 1 (2.94%) CentOS
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) DevOps
2 23 (67.65%) Configuration Management
2 23 (67.65%) Open Source
2 23 (67.65%) Test Automation
3 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (55.88%) High Availability
4 16 (47.06%) BDD
5 12 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (26.47%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (14.71%) Scrum
10 4 (11.76%) Deployment Automation
10 4 (11.76%) Kanban
10 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
10 4 (11.76%) SDLC
10 4 (11.76%) SOA
11 3 (8.82%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Management
11 3 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (82.35%) Python
2 27 (79.41%) Java
3 25 (73.53%) Perl
4 20 (58.82%) Bash Shell
5 19 (55.88%) C
5 19 (55.88%) C++
5 19 (55.88%) PowerShell
6 3 (8.82%) SQL
7 2 (5.88%) Go
7 2 (5.88%) Groovy
7 2 (5.88%) PHP
7 2 (5.88%) Scala
8 1 (2.94%) C#
8 1 (2.94%) Haskell
8 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.94%) Jython
8 1 (2.94%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (14.71%) 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 23 (67.65%) 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 25 (73.53%) Ansible
3 23 (67.65%) Nagios
4 15 (44.12%) Terraform
5 14 (41.18%) Kubernetes
5 14 (41.18%) Packer
6 5 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (11.76%) ZABBIX
8 3 (8.82%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (5.88%) Kibana
10 1 (2.94%) Grafana
10 1 (2.94%) HAProxy
10 1 (2.94%) logstash
10 1 (2.94%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) New Relic
1 19 (55.88%) Splunk
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) Riverbed
4 2 (5.88%) Google
5 1 (2.94%) Adobe
5 1 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.94%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.94%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (2.94%) VMware
5 1 (2.94%) webMethods