Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South 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 6 months to 21 August 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 41 41
Rank change year-on-year -17 0 +26
Contract jobs citing Ruby 22 33 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.33% 4.01% 4.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.79% 10.78% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 44
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £268 £358 £416
90th Percentile £553 £544 £638
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -2.78% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £9.00

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 380 306 477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 40.25% 37.18% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 213 368
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £268 £297 £297
90th Percentile £560 £543 £591
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 12
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 - £23.50
10th Percentile £17.54 - £13.13
90th Percentile £60.00 - £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.50 £39.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -14.10% +151.61% -55.71%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in South Yorkshire

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in South Yorkshire

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in South Yorkshire

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 August 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
Sheffield -11 18 £400 -20.00% 3
Barnsley - 3 £500 - 1
Ruby
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (54.55%) Ruby on Rails
2 11 (50.00%) Python
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (45.45%) Puppet
3 10 (45.45%) Ansible
4 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
4 8 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (27.27%) MySQL
5 6 (27.27%) DevOps
6 5 (22.73%) SQL
6 5 (22.73%) Java
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
6 5 (22.73%) SMS
6 5 (22.73%) Finance
6 5 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (22.73%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (18.18%) Google
7 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 4 (18.18%) Migration
7 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (18.18%) TOWER Software
7 4 (18.18%) TDD
7 4 (18.18%) MVC
7 4 (18.18%) EMC
7 4 (18.18%) NetApp
7 4 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (18.18%) Middleware
7 4 (18.18%) WebLogic

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 3 (13.64%) Apache
3 3 (13.64%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (13.64%) JBoss
3 3 (13.64%) Mule
3 3 (13.64%) nginx
3 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
3 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
3 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.55%) Alfresco
4 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (18.18%) GitHub
3 4 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (18.18%) IaaS
3 4 (18.18%) PaaS
3 4 (18.18%) SaaS
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
4 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) SMS
2 3 (13.64%) SSL
3 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) MySQL
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.55%) QlikView
4 1 (4.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (4.55%) Capybara
3 1 (4.55%) CF BOSH
3 1 (4.55%) CircleCI
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) RSpec
3 1 (4.55%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Middleware Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Automation Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Manager
5 2 (9.09%) WebLogic Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (18.18%) Middleware
3 3 (13.64%) RESTful
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 2 (9.09%) JSON
4 2 (9.09%) Play Framework
5 1 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (4.55%) Ajax
5 1 (4.55%) Apache Camel
5 1 (4.55%) CSS3
5 1 (4.55%) Django
5 1 (4.55%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) jQuery
5 1 (4.55%) JSP
5 1 (4.55%) REST
5 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (9.09%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) DevOps
3 5 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 4 (18.18%) MVC
4 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.64%) Planning and Forecasting
5 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
5 3 (13.64%) Remediation Plan
5 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
5 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (9.09%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (22.73%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) Go
3 4 (18.18%) Perl
4 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) R
5 1 (4.55%) Scala
5 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CCNA
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Docker
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) Ansible
1 10 (45.45%) Puppet
2 8 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (13.64%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 1 (4.55%) Salt
4 1 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) EMC
1 4 (18.18%) Google
1 4 (18.18%) NetApp
1 4 (18.18%) TOWER Software
2 3 (13.64%) IBM
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) SaltStack
3 1 (4.55%) Tableau