Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 30 48
Rank change year-on-year -15 +18 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 15 51 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.21% 5.36% 2.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.38% 12.26% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 47 17
Sheffield median daily rate £500 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +23.53% -
10th Percentile £423 £425 £281
90th Percentile £541 £593 £568
South Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £525 £425
% change year-on-year -4.76% +23.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire 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 Sheffield with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 235 416 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 34.61% 43.74% 34.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 313 194
Sheffield median daily rate £423 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.59% +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £313 £311 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £534
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Sheffield median hourly rate - £45.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +160.87% +5.57%
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £45.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +104.55% -

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

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

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Sheffield over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 21 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 15 (100.00%) Linux
1 15 (100.00%) Python
2 14 (93.33%) Unix
3 13 (86.67%) Mac OS X
3 13 (86.67%) Java
4 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (66.67%) TDD
5 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
6 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (60.00%) Open Source
6 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (60.00%) Mentoring
6 9 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (53.33%) HTML
7 8 (53.33%) CSS
7 8 (53.33%) DevOps
7 8 (53.33%) Web Development
8 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 5 (33.33%) RESTful
9 4 (26.67%) React
9 4 (26.67%) Scala
9 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
9 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (26.67%) Docker
9 4 (26.67%) Play Framework
9 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
9 4 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (26.67%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (26.67%) Node.js

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) GoCD
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Electronics
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
1 7 (46.67%) Java Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 6 (40.00%) Technical Architect
3 5 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Java Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Linux Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) CSS
1 8 (53.33%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) RESTful
3 4 (26.67%) Node.js
3 4 (26.67%) Play Framework
3 4 (26.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (93.33%) Unix
3 13 (86.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.67%) AIX
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) TDD
3 9 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 9 (60.00%) Open Source
4 8 (53.33%) DevOps
4 8 (53.33%) Web Development
5 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 4 (26.67%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
6 4 (26.67%) Web Design
7 3 (20.00%) Line Management
7 3 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
8 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (13.33%) IT Strategy
8 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Python
2 13 (86.67%) Java
3 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) Scala
5 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) BC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.67%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.67%) EMC
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat