The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 27 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
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 28 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 9 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 3.78% 5.24% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.00% 10.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 0
Median daily rate £500 £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +2.22% +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 Sheffield with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 100 187 108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 42.02% 48.95% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 141 60
Median daily rate £425 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £325 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 50 (92.59%) Python
2 47 (87.04%) Linux
3 41 (75.93%) Git (software)
4 40 (74.07%) Java
5 39 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (66.67%) HTML
6 36 (66.67%) CSS
7 35 (64.81%) Unix
8 34 (62.96%) Web Development
9 33 (61.11%) Mac OS X
10 32 (59.26%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (55.56%) DevOps
12 27 (50.00%) Configuration Management
12 27 (50.00%) HTTP
13 26 (48.15%) JavaScript
13 26 (48.15%) TDD
13 26 (48.15%) Web Design
13 26 (48.15%) Responsive Web Design
14 24 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
15 20 (37.04%) Mentoring
15 20 (37.04%) Relational Database
16 19 (35.19%) Line Management
17 18 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
17 18 (33.33%) Visualisation
18 17 (31.48%) Rapid Prototyping
19 16 (29.63%) Security Cleared
20 9 (16.67%) Puppet
21 8 (14.81%) Open Source
21 8 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
21 8 (14.81%) Finance

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
1 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) GitHub
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (50.00%) HTTP
2 6 (11.11%) SSL
2 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.04%) Relational Database
2 8 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (12.96%) MongoDB
4 5 (9.26%) MySQL
5 3 (5.56%) Redis
6 1 (1.85%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 41 (75.93%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.41%) Subversion
4 3 (5.56%) GoCD
4 3 (5.56%) JUnit
4 3 (5.56%) Maven
4 3 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (3.70%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.70%) DbUnit
5 2 (3.70%) jMock
5 2 (3.70%) Mockito
5 2 (3.70%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.85%) JIRA
6 1 (1.85%) NUnit
6 1 (1.85%) Sahi
6 1 (1.85%) Selenium
6 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.85%) WATIR
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Electronics
2 6 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 6 (11.11%) Marketing
2 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (72.22%) Developer
2 29 (53.70%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) HTML Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Python Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Ruby Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (3.70%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.70%) WebOps Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Java Technical Architect
8 1 (1.85%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (66.67%) CSS
1 36 (66.67%) HTML
2 8 (14.81%) Web Services
3 5 (9.26%) Node.js
4 4 (7.41%) SOAP
5 3 (5.56%) REST
5 3 (5.56%) RESTful
6 2 (3.70%) Apache Camel
6 2 (3.70%) J2EE
6 2 (3.70%) PowerMock
6 2 (3.70%) React
6 2 (3.70%) Spring
6 2 (3.70%) XML
7 1 (1.85%) .NET
7 1 (1.85%) Dojo
7 1 (1.85%) JSON
7 1 (1.85%) Middleware
7 1 (1.85%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.85%) SAML
7 1 (1.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.41%) User Experience
3 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (87.04%) Linux
2 35 (64.81%) Unix
3 33 (61.11%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.70%) CoreOS
4 2 (3.70%) RancherOS
5 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (62.96%) Web Development
3 32 (59.26%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (55.56%) DevOps
5 27 (50.00%) Configuration Management
6 26 (48.15%) Responsive Web Design
6 26 (48.15%) TDD
6 26 (48.15%) Web Design
7 24 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
8 20 (37.04%) Mentoring
9 19 (35.19%) Line Management
10 18 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
10 18 (33.33%) Visualisation
11 17 (31.48%) Rapid Prototyping
12 8 (14.81%) Open Source
13 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
13 6 (11.11%) Programme Management
14 4 (7.41%) Software Delivery
14 4 (7.41%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 50 (92.59%) Python
2 40 (74.07%) Java
3 26 (48.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.26%) Bash Shell
4 5 (9.26%) Go
4 5 (9.26%) Scala
5 2 (3.70%) SQL
6 1 (1.85%) C#
6 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.26%) BC Cleared
3 5 (9.26%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) Docker
2 3 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.70%) etcd
3 2 (3.70%) flannel
4 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) Puppet
2 6 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (9.26%) Salt
4 2 (3.70%) Consul
4 2 (3.70%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (3.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (3.70%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.70%) Marathon
4 2 (3.70%) Mesos
4 2 (3.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (3.70%) Rancher
5 1 (1.85%) Ansible
5 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) SAP
2 3 (5.56%) Atlassian
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Google
3 1 (1.85%) HP
3 1 (1.85%) IBM
3 1 (1.85%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.85%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.85%) VMware