Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 52 32
Rank change year-on-year -7 -20 +23
Contract jobs citing Ruby 19 17 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.08% 2.05% 5.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.03% 5.82% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 47
South Yorkshire median daily rate £495 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.00% -4.76% +23.53%
10th Percentile £425 £423 £420
90th Percentile £625 £541 £580
Yorkshire median daily rate £456 £438 £463
% change year-on-year +4.29% -5.41% -2.63%
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 378 292 474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 41.40% 35.27% 41.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 202 342
South Yorkshire median daily rate £424 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.24% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £269 £313 £294
90th Percentile £550 £593 £574
Yorkshire median daily rate £404 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.94% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 8
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £18.34
10th Percentile £15.03 - £13.56
90th Percentile £69.00 - £48.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -49.39% +162.30% -21.79%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 -1 19 £495 -1.00% 3
Ruby
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 19 (100.00%) Python
2 13 (68.42%) Java
3 12 (63.16%) HTML
3 12 (63.16%) Node.js
4 11 (57.89%) CSS
4 11 (57.89%) Linux
4 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 9 (47.37%) Shell Script
5 9 (47.37%) Configuration Management
5 9 (47.37%) Windows
5 9 (47.37%) DevOps
5 9 (47.37%) SCCM
5 9 (47.37%) Web Operations
6 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
7 7 (36.84%) Puppet
8 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
8 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
8 6 (31.58%) Ansible
8 6 (31.58%) Docker
9 5 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
9 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
9 5 (26.32%) Open Source
9 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
9 5 (26.32%) Unix

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 2 (10.53%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) Jetty
2 1 (5.26%) Mongrel
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.26%) GitHub
3 1 (5.26%) Google App Engine
3 1 (5.26%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) HTTP
1 4 (21.05%) SSL
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) AMQP
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) FTP
3 1 (5.26%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Couchbase
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.26%) Redis
1 1 (5.26%) Riak
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) CF BOSH
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) FitNesse
3 1 (5.26%) GoCD
3 1 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) Travis CI
3 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Architect
1 3 (15.79%) Technical Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Developer
2 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Web Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Lead Security Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) HTML
1 12 (63.16%) Node.js
2 11 (57.89%) CSS
3 3 (15.79%) Play Framework
3 3 (15.79%) React
4 2 (10.53%) .NET
4 2 (10.53%) J2EE
4 2 (10.53%) RESTful
5 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.26%) HTML5
5 1 (5.26%) JMS
5 1 (5.26%) JPA
5 1 (5.26%) Kafka
5 1 (5.26%) Middleware
5 1 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (5.26%) Servlets
5 1 (5.26%) Spring
5 1 (5.26%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (5.26%) Web Services
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) iSeries
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (26.32%) Unix
5 3 (15.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Configuration Management
1 9 (47.37%) DevOps
1 9 (47.37%) Web Operations
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
4 5 (26.32%) Open Source
5 4 (21.05%) Web Development
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
7 2 (10.53%) Information Assurance
7 2 (10.53%) Information Security
7 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (10.53%) Security Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.53%) TDD
7 2 (10.53%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Python
2 13 (68.42%) Java
3 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
4 9 (47.37%) Shell Script
5 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
6 3 (15.79%) Perl
6 3 (15.79%) Scala
7 1 (5.26%) C
7 1 (5.26%) C#
7 1 (5.26%) Go
7 1 (5.26%) Java 8
7 1 (5.26%) PHP
7 1 (5.26%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) AWS Certification
2 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) Docker
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) Xen
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) SCCM
2 7 (36.84%) Puppet
3 6 (31.58%) Ansible
4 5 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
6 1 (5.26%) Cobbler
6 1 (5.26%) Rundeck
6 1 (5.26%) Salt
6 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
2 2 (10.53%) Google
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) ArcSight
3 1 (5.26%) EMC
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Informatica
3 1 (5.26%) NetApp
3 1 (5.26%) SaltStack
3 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.26%) TOWER Software