Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 75 52
Rank change year-on-year -48 -23 +27
Contract jobs citing Ruby 70 123 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.43% 2.82% 3.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.35% 7.45% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 82 142
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -8.44%
10th Percentile £413 £385 £365
90th Percentile £648 £538 £575
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 £35.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year - +250.00% +25.00%

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 2,088 1,652 2,376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 42.76% 37.83% 43.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,457 1,221 1,621
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £291 £298 £283
90th Percentile £530 £531 £538
England median daily rate £475 £455 £425
% change year-on-year +4.40% +7.06% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 13 29
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.39% +169.09% -25.68%
10th Percentile £14.50 £15.35 £12.95
90th Percentile £48.25 £41.70 £47.50
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +0.74%

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 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
West Yorkshire -44 48 £475 +11.76% 24
South Yorkshire -1 21 £475 -5.00% 6
North Yorkshire -6 1 £310 -38.00% 2
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 47 (67.14%) Python
2 42 (60.00%) DevOps
3 39 (55.71%) Puppet
4 36 (51.43%) Linux
4 36 (51.43%) Java
5 33 (47.14%) Docker
6 31 (44.29%) Jenkins
7 29 (41.43%) JavaScript
8 27 (38.57%) Configuration Management
9 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
11 24 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (31.43%) Opscode Chef
13 21 (30.00%) Node.js
13 21 (30.00%) Git (software)
14 20 (28.57%) Windows
14 20 (28.57%) CSS
15 19 (27.14%) Shell Script
15 19 (27.14%) Ansible
16 16 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
16 16 (22.86%) HTML
17 14 (20.00%) Perl
17 14 (20.00%) Scala
17 14 (20.00%) MongoDB
17 14 (20.00%) Go
18 13 (18.57%) SQL
19 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
19 12 (17.14%) Groovy
19 12 (17.14%) Ruby on Rails
19 12 (17.14%) Open Source

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 10 (14.29%) nginx
2 9 (12.86%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.14%) OpenStack
3 5 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (5.71%) Confluence
5 3 (4.29%) Apache
5 3 (4.29%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (4.29%) CloudStack
5 3 (4.29%) JBoss
5 3 (4.29%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.86%) Tuxedo
7 1 (1.43%) IIS
7 1 (1.43%) Jetty
7 1 (1.43%) Mongrel
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 25 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (15.71%) GitHub
4 8 (11.43%) Google Analytics
4 8 (11.43%) PaaS
5 7 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (8.57%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (8.57%) IaaS
7 5 (7.14%) Amazon S3
7 5 (7.14%) Apigee
8 4 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (5.71%) SaaS
9 3 (4.29%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (4.29%) Route 53
9 3 (4.29%) Slack
10 2 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (2.86%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (2.86%) Trello
10 2 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (1.43%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) HTTP
1 9 (12.86%) SSL
1 9 (12.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.29%) Firewall
3 1 (1.43%) AMQP
3 1 (1.43%) DHCP
3 1 (1.43%) DNS
3 1 (1.43%) FTP
3 1 (1.43%) IPsec
3 1 (1.43%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 10 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 7 (10.00%) Redis
4 6 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (7.14%) MySQL
6 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (2.86%) Data Lake
7 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.86%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.43%) Amazon Athena
8 1 (1.43%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.43%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.43%) Riak
8 1 (1.43%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 31 (44.29%) Jenkins
2 21 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 10 (14.29%) Selenium
4 9 (12.86%) Cucumber
5 8 (11.43%) Gatling
5 8 (11.43%) IntelliJ
6 6 (8.57%) Ant
7 5 (7.14%) JIRA
8 4 (5.71%) Artifactory
8 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (4.29%) gulp
9 3 (4.29%) Sublime Text
9 3 (4.29%) Vagrant
10 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio Code
10 2 (2.86%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.43%) CF BOSH
11 1 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (1.43%) RSpec
11 1 (1.43%) SonarQube
11 1 (1.43%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Games
2 2 (2.86%) Online Betting
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (34.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (31.43%) Developer
3 12 (17.14%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) AWS DevOps
5 8 (11.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) Scala Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Architect
7 5 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.71%) Azure Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Azure DevOps
9 3 (4.29%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Ruby Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Senior DevOps
9 3 (4.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.29%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.86%) Python Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.00%) Node.js
2 20 (28.57%) CSS
3 16 (22.86%) HTML
4 12 (17.14%) Ruby on Rails
5 11 (15.71%) Play Framework
6 8 (11.43%) Gherkin
7 7 (10.00%) Servlets
8 6 (8.57%) Kafka
8 6 (8.57%) React
9 5 (7.14%) .NET
9 5 (7.14%) JSON
9 5 (7.14%) XML
10 4 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (4.29%) HTML5
11 3 (4.29%) Middleware
12 2 (2.86%) J2EE
12 2 (2.86%) RESTful
12 2 (2.86%) Sass
12 2 (2.86%) Web Services
12 2 (2.86%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.29%) Public Cloud
2 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.43%) Clustering
3 1 (1.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 36 (51.43%) Linux
2 20 (28.57%) Windows
3 10 (14.29%) Unix
4 8 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.57%) CentOS
5 6 (8.57%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.29%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.43%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (60.00%) DevOps
2 27 (38.57%) Configuration Management
3 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (17.14%) Open Source
6 11 (15.71%) Analytics
7 10 (14.29%) Microservices
7 10 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 9 (12.86%) Web Operations
9 8 (11.43%) Deployment Automation
10 4 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (5.71%) MVC
10 4 (5.71%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.71%) Web Development
11 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
11 3 (4.29%) OWASP
11 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
11 3 (4.29%) Software Architecture
11 3 (4.29%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 47 (67.14%) Python
2 36 (51.43%) Java
3 29 (41.43%) JavaScript
4 19 (27.14%) Shell Script
5 14 (20.00%) Go
5 14 (20.00%) Perl
5 14 (20.00%) Scala
6 13 (18.57%) SQL
7 12 (17.14%) Groovy
8 11 (15.71%) Bash Shell
8 11 (15.71%) C#
9 6 (8.57%) Haskell
10 5 (7.14%) PHP
11 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.43%) Apple Swift
13 1 (1.43%) C
13 1 (1.43%) Java 8
13 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.43%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.86%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.86%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 33 (47.14%) Docker
2 9 (12.86%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.14%) Xen
4 4 (5.71%) vSphere
5 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.29%) XenServer
6 2 (2.86%) Varnish
7 1 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 39 (55.71%) Puppet
2 22 (31.43%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (27.14%) Ansible
4 10 (14.29%) Grafana
5 9 (12.86%) SCCM
5 9 (12.86%) Terraform
6 8 (11.43%) Kibana
7 5 (7.14%) Packer
8 4 (5.71%) Cobbler
8 4 (5.71%) Graphite
9 3 (4.29%) Consul
9 3 (4.29%) Salt
10 2 (2.86%) CFEngine
10 2 (2.86%) HAProxy
10 2 (2.86%) Kubernetes
11 1 (1.43%) Mesos
11 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
11 1 (1.43%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.71%) Google
3 9 (12.86%) Red Hat
4 6 (8.57%) Adobe
5 5 (7.14%) VMware
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle
7 2 (2.86%) EMC
7 2 (2.86%) EnterpriseDB
7 2 (2.86%) NetApp
7 2 (2.86%) Splunk
7 2 (2.86%) TOWER Software
8 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.43%) IBM
8 1 (1.43%) Informatica
8 1 (1.43%) TIBCO