Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 131 76 53
Rank change year-on-year -55 -23 +11
Contract jobs citing Ruby 68 121 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.40% 2.74% 3.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.36% 7.22% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 85 131
Yorkshire median daily rate £456 £438 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -5.41% -2.63%
10th Percentile £346 £368 £365
90th Percentile £656 £550 £600
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £27.15 -
% change year-on-year +28.93% - -

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 2,025 1,676 2,080
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 41.80% 37.93% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,402 1,219 1,422
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £297 £281
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
England median daily rate £478 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +0.53% +11.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 23 28
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.39% +162.30% -21.79%
10th Percentile £14.69 £22.85 £12.51
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.75 £44.88
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Yorkshire

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Yorkshire

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in Yorkshire

Ruby
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby in Yorkshire.

Contractor 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 17 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
West Yorkshire -50 42 £450 +5.88% 22
South Yorkshire -6 20 £495 -1.00% 6
North Yorkshire -7 3 £400 -20.00% 4
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 54 (79.41%) Python
2 39 (57.35%) DevOps
3 34 (50.00%) Linux
4 33 (48.53%) Java
4 33 (48.53%) Puppet
5 30 (44.12%) JavaScript
6 27 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (39.71%) Docker
7 26 (38.24%) Amazon AWS
8 23 (33.82%) Jenkins
9 22 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (30.88%) CSS
10 21 (30.88%) Opscode Chef
11 20 (29.41%) Node.js
11 20 (29.41%) Windows
11 20 (29.41%) HTML
12 19 (27.94%) Configuration Management
12 19 (27.94%) Git (software)
12 19 (27.94%) Ansible
13 18 (26.47%) Shell Script
14 15 (22.06%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (19.12%) Test Automation
16 12 (17.65%) Bash Shell
16 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
16 12 (17.65%) Perl
17 11 (16.18%) Unix
17 11 (16.18%) MongoDB
17 11 (16.18%) Scala
17 11 (16.18%) Go
18 10 (14.71%) Google Cloud Platform

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 8 (11.76%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (8.82%) nginx
2 6 (8.82%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.35%) Confluence
3 5 (7.35%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.88%) Apache
5 3 (4.41%) CloudStack
5 3 (4.41%) JBoss
5 3 (4.41%) OpenStack
5 3 (4.41%) Tuxedo
5 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.47%) IIS
6 1 (1.47%) Jetty
6 1 (1.47%) Mongrel
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 26 (38.24%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (22.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (14.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (10.29%) GitHub
5 6 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (7.35%) Amazon S3
6 5 (7.35%) Apigee
7 4 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (5.88%) Google Analytics
8 3 (4.41%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (4.41%) Route 53
9 2 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (2.94%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (2.94%) IaaS
9 2 (2.94%) PaaS
9 2 (2.94%) Slack
9 2 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (1.47%) Google App Engine
10 1 (1.47%) Heroku
10 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.82%) HTTP
2 6 (8.82%) SSL
3 5 (7.35%) Firewall
4 2 (2.94%) DNS
5 1 (1.47%) AMQP
5 1 (1.47%) DHCP
5 1 (1.47%) FTP
5 1 (1.47%) IPsec
5 1 (1.47%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) MongoDB
2 7 (10.29%) NoSQL
2 7 (10.29%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (8.82%) Redis
4 5 (7.35%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (2.94%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.94%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.47%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (1.47%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.47%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.47%) MySQL
6 1 (1.47%) Riak
6 1 (1.47%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 23 (33.82%) Jenkins
2 19 (27.94%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.82%) JIRA
3 6 (8.82%) Selenium
4 5 (7.35%) Artifactory
4 5 (7.35%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.88%) Gatling
5 4 (5.88%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.94%) Ant
6 2 (2.94%) gulp
6 2 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.94%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.94%) SonarQube
6 2 (2.94%) Sublime Text
6 2 (2.94%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio Code
6 2 (2.94%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.47%) RSpec
7 1 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.47%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (32.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (29.41%) Developer
3 11 (16.18%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Platform Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) AWS DevOps
5 7 (10.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Consultant
6 5 (7.35%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Scala Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
8 3 (4.41%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.41%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Ruby Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Storage Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Technical Leader
9 2 (2.94%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.88%) CSS
2 20 (29.41%) HTML
2 20 (29.41%) Node.js
3 9 (13.24%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (11.76%) Play Framework
5 7 (10.29%) React
5 7 (10.29%) RESTful
5 7 (10.29%) Web Services
6 6 (8.82%) JSON
6 6 (8.82%) XML
7 5 (7.35%) .NET
8 4 (5.88%) Gherkin
8 4 (5.88%) Middleware
8 4 (5.88%) REST
8 4 (5.88%) SOAP
8 4 (5.88%) XML Messaging
9 3 (4.41%) HTML5
9 3 (4.41%) Kafka
9 3 (4.41%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (4.41%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Public Cloud
2 3 (4.41%) iSeries
2 3 (4.41%) Mainframe
2 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Clustering
4 1 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (50.00%) Linux
2 20 (29.41%) Windows
3 11 (16.18%) Unix
4 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.35%) CentOS
5 5 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.41%) Mac OS X
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.94%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.47%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (1.47%) Android
8 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (57.35%) DevOps
2 27 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (27.94%) Configuration Management
5 13 (19.12%) Test Automation
6 9 (13.24%) Deployment Automation
6 9 (13.24%) Web Operations
7 8 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 7 (10.29%) Analytics
8 7 (10.29%) Microservices
8 7 (10.29%) Open Source
9 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.35%) Continuous Deployment
10 5 (7.35%) Web Development
11 4 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (5.88%) Scrum
11 4 (5.88%) Test Scripting
12 3 (4.41%) TDD
12 3 (4.41%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (79.41%) Python
2 33 (48.53%) Java
3 30 (44.12%) JavaScript
4 18 (26.47%) Shell Script
5 12 (17.65%) Bash Shell
5 12 (17.65%) Perl
6 11 (16.18%) Go
6 11 (16.18%) Scala
7 10 (14.71%) SQL
8 8 (11.76%) PHP
9 5 (7.35%) C#
10 4 (5.88%) Groovy
11 3 (4.41%) Java 8
12 2 (2.94%) Haskell
12 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.94%) R
12 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.24%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.94%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.94%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.94%) ISEB
4 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 27 (39.71%) Docker
2 9 (13.24%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.35%) Xen
4 3 (4.41%) vSphere
4 3 (4.41%) XenServer
5 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.47%) Varnish
6 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 33 (48.53%) Puppet
2 21 (30.88%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (27.94%) Ansible
4 9 (13.24%) SCCM
5 8 (11.76%) Terraform
6 5 (7.35%) Grafana
6 5 (7.35%) Kubernetes
7 4 (5.88%) Cobbler
7 4 (5.88%) Kibana
7 4 (5.88%) Packer
8 3 (4.41%) Graphite
9 2 (2.94%) Consul
9 2 (2.94%) Mesos
10 1 (1.47%) HAProxy
10 1 (1.47%) Rundeck
10 1 (1.47%) Salt
10 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.71%) Google
3 6 (8.82%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.35%) VMware
5 4 (5.88%) EMC
5 4 (5.88%) NetApp
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle
5 4 (5.88%) TOWER Software
6 3 (4.41%) Adobe
7 2 (2.94%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.94%) EnterpriseDB
7 2 (2.94%) Splunk
8 1 (1.47%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.47%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (1.47%) IBM
8 1 (1.47%) Informatica
8 1 (1.47%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.47%) TIBCO