The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire with a requirement for Ruby skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 29 34
Contract jobs citing Ruby 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire - 0.54% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.37% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.67%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +2.88% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -75.00%  

Ruby is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 58 73 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 42.03% 39.46% 35.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 47 43
Median daily rate £325 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.58% +18.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £13.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.81% -63.01%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire citing Ruby as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in North Yorkshire

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Web Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Release Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Fiddler
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Capybara
2 1 (50.00%) Calabash
2 1 (50.00%) Docker

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Calabash
1 1 (50.00%) Capybara
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Release Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
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Piksel
Rate: Highly Competitive
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