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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 58 84
Rank change year-on-year -5 +26  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 58 100 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.88% 3.58% 2.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.83% 7.86% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 69 41
Median daily rate £463 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £394 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £450 £411
% change year-on-year +2.22% +9.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -75.00%  

Ruby is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 849 1272 1184
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 42.20% 45.56% 40.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 894 801
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.30 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.30% -44.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £13.13 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.65 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Ruby as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +7 47 £433 -3.88% 15
South Yorkshire -3 10 £500 - 4
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 131 (79.88%) Python
2 116 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (67.68%) Linux
4 98 (59.76%) HTML
5 95 (57.93%) Java
6 92 (56.10%) CSS
7 91 (55.49%) Configuration Management
8 89 (54.27%) Git (software)
9 77 (46.95%) Continuous Integration
10 70 (42.68%) Scala
10 70 (42.68%) HTTP
11 59 (35.98%) Web Design
11 59 (35.98%) Test Automation
11 59 (35.98%) Responsive Web Design
11 59 (35.98%) DevOps
12 58 (35.37%) Open Source
13 57 (34.76%) JavaScript
14 56 (34.15%) Jenkins
14 56 (34.15%) Relational Database
15 54 (32.93%) Web Development
16 50 (30.49%) Unix
17 48 (29.27%) HTML5
18 47 (28.66%) Mac OS X
19 44 (26.83%) TDD
19 44 (26.83%) JSON
20 43 (26.22%) Django
21 42 (25.61%) REST
21 42 (25.61%) CSS3
22 41 (25.00%) Subversion
23 40 (24.39%) Spring

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 31 (18.90%) Confluence
2 5 (3.05%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.22%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.61%) CloudStack
4 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.98%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.05%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.83%) GitHub
4 3 (1.83%) IaaS
4 3 (1.83%) Loggly
4 3 (1.83%) Sumo Logic
5 2 (1.22%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.22%) Route 53
6 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.61%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.61%) Office 365
6 1 (0.61%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 70 (42.68%) HTTP
2 13 (7.93%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.66%) SSL
4 5 (3.05%) Firewall
5 1 (0.61%) Internet
5 1 (0.61%) NAS
5 1 (0.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (34.15%) Relational Database
2 26 (15.85%) MongoDB
3 21 (12.80%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (10.98%) MySQL
5 13 (7.93%) NoSQL
6 9 (5.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.83%) Redis
7 3 (1.83%) Riak
8 2 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.22%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.61%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 89 (54.27%) Git (software)
2 56 (34.15%) Jenkins
3 41 (25.00%) Subversion
4 37 (22.56%) JIRA
5 29 (17.68%) JUnit
6 11 (6.71%) Cucumber
7 9 (5.49%) Selenium
8 7 (4.27%) Maven
9 4 (2.44%) GoCD
9 4 (2.44%) Grunt
9 4 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.83%) Vagrant
11 2 (1.22%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.22%) DbUnit
11 2 (1.22%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.22%) Hudson
11 2 (1.22%) jMock
11 2 (1.22%) Mockito
11 2 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (1.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (6.71%) Finance
2 8 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.66%) Electronics
3 6 (3.66%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.66%) Marketing
4 2 (1.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 104 (63.41%) Developer
2 49 (29.88%) Java Developer
3 31 (18.90%) Scala Developer
4 24 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (9.76%) Architect
6 14 (8.54%) Technical Architect
7 11 (6.71%) WebOps Engineer
8 10 (6.10%) Java Scala Developer
9 9 (5.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 9 (5.49%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (4.88%) Ruby Developer
11 6 (3.66%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (3.66%) PHP Developer
12 5 (3.05%) HTML Developer
12 5 (3.05%) Linux Engineer
12 5 (3.05%) Python Developer
13 4 (2.44%) Java Architect
13 4 (2.44%) Java Technical Architect
13 4 (2.44%) Senior Developer
13 4 (2.44%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (59.76%) HTML
2 92 (56.10%) CSS
3 48 (29.27%) HTML5
4 44 (26.83%) JSON
5 43 (26.22%) Django
6 42 (25.61%) CSS3
6 42 (25.61%) REST
7 40 (24.39%) Play Framework
7 40 (24.39%) Spring
8 39 (23.78%) RESTful
9 37 (22.56%) Ruby on Rails
10 36 (21.95%) Ajax
11 29 (17.68%) Guice
12 26 (15.85%) Spring MVC
13 22 (13.41%) Web Services
14 13 (7.93%) Node.js
15 7 (4.27%) AngularJS
16 6 (3.66%) CodeIgniter
16 6 (3.66%) Symfony
17 5 (3.05%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.54%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (6.10%) User Experience
3 7 (4.27%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.05%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.22%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.61%) RIA
6 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 111 (67.68%) Linux
2 50 (30.49%) Unix
3 47 (28.66%) Mac OS X
4 5 (3.05%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.83%) Android
7 2 (1.22%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.22%) CentOS
7 2 (1.22%) CoreOS
7 2 (1.22%) RancherOS
7 2 (1.22%) Windows
8 1 (0.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (55.49%) Configuration Management
3 77 (46.95%) Continuous Integration
4 59 (35.98%) DevOps
4 59 (35.98%) Responsive Web Design
4 59 (35.98%) Test Automation
4 59 (35.98%) Web Design
5 58 (35.37%) Open Source
6 54 (32.93%) Web Development
7 44 (26.83%) TDD
8 36 (21.95%) Scrum
9 30 (18.29%) Data Visualisation
9 30 (18.29%) Visualisation
10 28 (17.07%) Continuous Delivery
11 27 (16.46%) Mentoring
11 27 (16.46%) MVC
12 24 (14.63%) OWASP
13 23 (14.02%) Line Management
14 18 (10.98%) Rapid Prototyping
15 14 (8.54%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 131 (79.88%) Python
2 95 (57.93%) Java
3 70 (42.68%) Scala
4 57 (34.76%) JavaScript
5 32 (19.51%) C#
6 21 (12.80%) Bash Shell
7 17 (10.37%) Go
8 11 (6.71%) PHP
9 9 (5.49%) Groovy
10 8 (4.88%) C++
10 8 (4.88%) SQL
11 6 (3.66%) ECMAScript
12 5 (3.05%) Elixir
13 3 (1.83%) Perl
14 2 (1.22%) Apple Swift
14 2 (1.22%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.22%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.22%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.61%) Erlang
15 1 (0.61%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 19 (11.59%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.05%) BC Cleared
3 5 (3.05%) CTC Cleared
3 5 (3.05%) Degree
4 3 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.61%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 21 (12.80%) Docker
2 4 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.22%) etcd
3 2 (1.22%) flannel
3 2 (1.22%) vSphere
4 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.61%) KVM
4 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.61%) Xen
4 1 (0.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 40 (24.39%) Puppet
2 34 (20.73%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (12.80%) Ansible
4 17 (10.37%) Salt
5 5 (3.05%) Kubernetes
5 5 (3.05%) Mesos
6 3 (1.83%) Nagios
6 3 (1.83%) Prometheus
6 3 (1.83%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.22%) Consul
7 2 (1.22%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (1.22%) Grafana
7 2 (1.22%) Graphite
7 2 (1.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.22%) Marathon
7 2 (1.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.22%) Rancher
7 2 (1.22%) SCCM
7 2 (1.22%) Terraform
8 1 (0.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (20.73%) Google
2 9 (5.49%) Oracle
3 8 (4.88%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.66%) SAP
4 6 (3.66%) Zend
5 5 (3.05%) New Relic
6 4 (2.44%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.44%) Rackspace
6 4 (2.44%) Splunk
7 3 (1.83%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.22%) VMware
9 1 (0.61%) HP
9 1 (0.61%) IBM
9 1 (0.61%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.61%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.61%) TIBCO
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