Period
to 28 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 28 May 2020 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 100 86 92
Rank change year-on-year -14 +6 -36
Contract jobs citing Ruby 23 100 120
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.08% 2.24% 2.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.04% 5.26% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 68 90
Median daily rate £475 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +23.53% -10.53%
10th Percentile £271 £402 £313
90th Percentile £539 £600 £538
England median daily rate £525 £538 £500
% change year-on-year -2.33% +7.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £20.50 £52.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -60.95% +31.25% -23.81%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 756 1,902 2,114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 35.64% 42.57% 43.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 1,267 1,459
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £298
90th Percentile £600 £550 £538
England median daily rate £500 £484 £475
% change year-on-year +3.31% +1.89% +6.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 48
Median hourly rate £19.90 £20.96 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.03% -47.61% +77.78%
10th Percentile £12.63 £14.34 £19.16
90th Percentile £28.20 £47.88 £47.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -18.60% +4.88% -1.20%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Yorkshire

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Ruby in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Ruby in Yorkshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Ruby in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Ruby in Yorkshire

Ruby
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Ruby in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Ruby in Yorkshire

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 28 May 2020. 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
West Yorkshire +27 22 £475 -13.64% 2
East Yorkshire +6 1 - -
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 10 (43.48%) Scala
2 9 (39.13%) Hadoop
2 9 (39.13%) Apache Hive
2 9 (39.13%) HBase
2 9 (39.13%) Big Data
2 9 (39.13%) Kafka
2 9 (39.13%) Apache Spark
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) Apache
3 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
3 8 (34.78%) PySpark
3 8 (34.78%) Data Development
4 7 (30.43%) NoSQL
4 7 (30.43%) Python
5 6 (26.09%) HTML
6 5 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (21.74%) Java
6 5 (21.74%) Linux
6 5 (21.74%) CSS
6 5 (21.74%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
7 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (17.39%) Docker
7 4 (17.39%) DevOps
8 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (13.04%) HTML5
8 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
8 3 (13.04%) BDD
8 3 (13.04%) Public Sector
8 3 (13.04%) Kubernetes

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 9 (39.13%) Apache Spark
2 8 (34.78%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (8.70%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) AWS
2 2 (8.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.35%) Azure
3 1 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) Apache Hive
1 9 (39.13%) Big Data
1 9 (39.13%) Hadoop
1 9 (39.13%) HBase
2 7 (30.43%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.04%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) RSpec
3 1 (4.35%) Sahi
3 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.35%) WATIR
General
1 3 (13.04%) Public Sector
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Big Data Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Big Data Software Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Software Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Scala Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Scala Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Product Developer
6 1 (4.35%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Senior QA Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Kafka
2 8 (34.78%) PySpark
3 6 (26.09%) HTML
4 5 (21.74%) CSS
4 5 (21.74%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (13.04%) .NET
5 3 (13.04%) HTML5
5 3 (13.04%) RESTful
6 2 (8.70%) Ajax
6 2 (8.70%) CSS3
6 2 (8.70%) Django
6 2 (8.70%) Guice
6 2 (8.70%) JSON
6 2 (8.70%) Node.js
6 2 (8.70%) Play Framework
6 2 (8.70%) REST
6 2 (8.70%) Spring
6 2 (8.70%) Spring MVC
6 2 (8.70%) Web Services
7 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Data Development
1 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
2 5 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (17.39%) DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) BDD
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.70%) Front End Development
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure as Code
5 2 (8.70%) Mobile First
5 2 (8.70%) MVC
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) Service Design
5 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
5 2 (8.70%) Web Development
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Scala
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) Python
4 5 (21.74%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) Go
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) CCNP
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Kubernetes
1 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.70%) Ansible
2 2 (8.70%) Puppet
2 2 (8.70%) Terraform
3 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.35%) Oozie
3 1 (4.35%) Rancher
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Adobe
1 2 (8.70%) Google
2 1 (4.35%) Huawei
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle