Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salford 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 23 November 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
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 24 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 - +18
Contract jobs citing Ruby 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 3.13% 5.13% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% 13.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Salford median daily rate £425 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Manchester median daily rate £425 £434 £325
% change year-on-year -2.02% +33.46% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester 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 Salford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Salford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 36 45 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 28.13% 38.46% 39.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 39 26
Salford median daily rate £400 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.84% +13.08%
10th Percentile £308 £220 £245
90th Percentile £463 £475 £438
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Salford median hourly rate £17.43 £23.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.83% - -
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +48.94% -32.86% +66.67%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Salford.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Salford

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Salford

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Salford region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (100.00%) Kanban
1 4 (100.00%) Node.js
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) GitHub
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Workflow
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) SMS
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) OpenUP

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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 3 (75.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Node.js
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Kanban
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) OpenUP
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript