Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 57 33
Rank change year-on-year +2 -24 +28
Contract jobs citing Ruby 16 14 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.86% 1.78% 4.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.34% 4.96% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 49
South Yorkshire median daily rate £419 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.84% -5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £271 £313 £423
90th Percentile £559 £538 £600
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 369 282 489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 42.96% 35.79% 44.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 190 367
South Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £411 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% -0.30% +17.86%
10th Percentile £268 £306 £298
90th Percentile £563 £575 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.19% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 10
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £34.96 - £38.75
10th Percentile £22.42 - £13.83
90th Percentile £81.75 - £47.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 £22.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +13.25% +46.67% -32.58%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +9 13 £381 -20.78% 11
Barnsley - 2 £488 - 1
Ruby
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 10 (62.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Python
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (37.50%) Puppet
4 6 (37.50%) Ansible
5 5 (31.25%) MySQL
5 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (25.00%) GitHub
6 4 (25.00%) IaaS
6 4 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (25.00%) SaaS
6 4 (25.00%) PaaS
6 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (25.00%) MVC
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (25.00%) TDD
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (18.75%) EMC
7 3 (18.75%) NetApp
7 3 (18.75%) Java
7 3 (18.75%) TOWER Software
7 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing

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 4 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) Mule
3 1 (6.25%) nginx
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (25.00%) GitHub
2 4 (25.00%) IaaS
2 4 (25.00%) PaaS
2 4 (25.00%) SaaS
3 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (18.75%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SMS
2 1 (6.25%) AMQP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (12.50%) Redis
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (6.25%) Couchbase
4 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 1 (6.25%) Riak
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (6.25%) CF BOSH
2 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) FitNesse
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Solutions Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Designer
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Middleware Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) React Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) HTML5
2 2 (12.50%) JSON
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) Ajax
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) CSS3
3 1 (6.25%) Django
3 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.25%) JMS
3 1 (6.25%) JPA
3 1 (6.25%) Kafka
3 1 (6.25%) Play Framework
3 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) RESTful
3 1 (6.25%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (25.00%) MVC
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (18.75%) BDD
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (18.75%) DevOps
3 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Kanban
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) Planning and Forecasting
5 1 (6.25%) Prototyping
5 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Python
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Go
3 3 (18.75%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) Scala
5 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) AWS Certification
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Ansible
1 6 (37.50%) Puppet
2 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (12.50%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 1 (6.25%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) EMC
1 3 (18.75%) Google
1 3 (18.75%) NetApp
1 3 (18.75%) TOWER Software
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Informatica
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) TIBCO