Period
to 21 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 25 38
Rank change year-on-year -18 +13 +32
Contract jobs citing Ruby 33 57 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.47% 7.24% 4.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.51% 17.65% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 39
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.16% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £267 £368 £289
90th Percentile £568 £568 £638
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -10.53% - +12.69%
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 347 323 418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 36.53% 41.04% 42.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 200 310
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £268 £273 £262
90th Percentile £562 £525 £579
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +15.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 7
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 £20.97 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.81% -6.80% -30.77%
10th Percentile £18.03 £20.97 £11.80
90th Percentile £60.00 £20.97 £28.65
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +77.78% +7.14% -40.00%

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 June 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 June 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 -21 26 £375 -21.05% 6
Barnsley - 4 £513 - 1
Ruby
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) Python
3 16 (48.48%) Ruby on Rails
4 14 (42.42%) HTML
4 14 (42.42%) CSS
5 12 (36.36%) Java
6 11 (33.33%) Puppet
7 10 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (30.30%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (30.30%) Ansible
7 10 (30.30%) TDD
7 10 (30.30%) Linux
8 9 (27.27%) Web Development
8 9 (27.27%) Docker
8 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
9 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
9 8 (24.24%) Play Framework
9 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
10 7 (21.21%) SQL
10 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
10 7 (21.21%) Unix
10 7 (21.21%) Mac OS X
10 7 (21.21%) jQuery
10 7 (21.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (21.21%) DevOps
10 7 (21.21%) Scala
11 6 (18.18%) Open Source
11 6 (18.18%) Node.js
11 6 (18.18%) React

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 (15.15%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (12.12%) WebLogic
3 3 (9.09%) Apache
3 3 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (9.09%) JBoss
3 3 (9.09%) Mule
3 3 (9.09%) nginx
3 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.03%) Alfresco
4 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (15.15%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (15.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) SMS
2 4 (12.12%) SSL
3 2 (6.06%) HTTP
4 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) MySQL
2 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.09%) QlikView
3 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.09%) Capybara
3 3 (9.09%) RSpec
4 1 (3.03%) CircleCI
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Technical Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Ruby Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Middleware Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Automation Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Java Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.06%) WebLogic Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Digital Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Digital Technical Architect
7 1 (3.03%) JavaScript Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) Ruby on Rails
2 14 (42.42%) CSS
2 14 (42.42%) HTML
3 8 (24.24%) Play Framework
4 7 (21.21%) jQuery
4 7 (21.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (18.18%) Node.js
5 6 (18.18%) React
6 3 (9.09%) Middleware
6 3 (9.09%) RESTful
7 2 (6.06%) JSON
7 2 (6.06%) Spring
8 1 (3.03%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (3.03%) Ajax
8 1 (3.03%) CSS3
8 1 (3.03%) Django
8 1 (3.03%) HTML5
8 1 (3.03%) JSP
8 1 (3.03%) REST
8 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (12.12%) NHS
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 7 (21.21%) Mac OS X
2 7 (21.21%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) TDD
3 9 (27.27%) Web Development
4 7 (21.21%) DevOps
5 6 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (18.18%) Open Source
6 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
6 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
7 4 (12.12%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
8 3 (9.09%) ITIL
8 3 (9.09%) OO
8 3 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (9.09%) Planning and Forecasting
8 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (9.09%) Remediation Plan
8 3 (9.09%) Self-Awareness
8 3 (9.09%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) Python
2 12 (36.36%) Java
3 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.21%) Scala
4 7 (21.21%) SQL
5 5 (15.15%) Go
6 3 (9.09%) Perl
6 3 (9.09%) R
7 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.06%) Java 8
8 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) CCNA
1 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) Docker
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) Puppet
2 10 (30.30%) Ansible
2 10 (30.30%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (12.12%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 2 (6.06%) Salt
5 1 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) EMC
1 5 (15.15%) Google
1 5 (15.15%) NetApp
1 5 (15.15%) TOWER Software
2 4 (12.12%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) IBM
3 3 (9.09%) Tableau
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) SaltStack