Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 55 93
Rank change year-on-year -22 +38 -15
Contract jobs citing Ruby 122 201 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.80% 3.69% 2.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.43% 8.51% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 141 112
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +26.67%
10th Percentile £385 £365 £332
90th Percentile £538 £575 £625
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £10.00 £8.00
% 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 1643 2362 2361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.77% 43.42% 38.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1211 1610 1602
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.68% +9.23%
10th Percentile £298 £283 £263
90th Percentile £525 £538 £513
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 29 35
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £14.87 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.09% -25.68% -20.00%
10th Percentile £16.03 £12.95 £11.10
90th Percentile £41.61 £47.50 £46.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -15 89 £425 -1.16% 18
South Yorkshire -16 17 £500 -4.76% 5
North Yorkshire +13 9 £500 +17.65% 3
Humberside - 1 £415 -
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 96 (78.69%) Python
2 80 (65.57%) Linux
3 66 (54.10%) Git (software)
4 64 (52.46%) DevOps
4 64 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (51.64%) Java
6 60 (49.18%) Jenkins
7 49 (40.16%) Bash Shell
8 48 (39.34%) Continuous Integration
9 46 (37.70%) Configuration Management
10 45 (36.89%) Test Automation
11 42 (34.43%) Puppet
12 39 (31.97%) Open Source
13 38 (31.15%) Opscode Chef
14 35 (28.69%) Ansible
14 35 (28.69%) Docker
15 34 (27.87%) Scala
16 33 (27.05%) Scrum
17 32 (26.23%) HTML
18 31 (25.41%) CSS
18 31 (25.41%) Node.js
19 29 (23.77%) RESTful
19 29 (23.77%) JavaScript
20 27 (22.13%) C#
21 26 (21.31%) HTTP
22 25 (20.49%) Unix
22 25 (20.49%) Web Design
22 25 (20.49%) TDD
22 25 (20.49%) Spring
22 25 (20.49%) Amazon AWS

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 19 (15.57%) Confluence
2 6 (4.92%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (4.92%) OpenStack
2 6 (4.92%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.10%) CloudStack
3 5 (4.10%) JBoss
3 5 (4.10%) Jetty
3 5 (4.10%) Tornado
3 5 (4.10%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.46%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.64%) Apache
5 2 (1.64%) nginx
6 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 25 (20.49%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (3.28%) PaaS
5 3 (2.46%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (2.46%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.46%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (2.46%) IaaS
5 3 (2.46%) Loggly
5 3 (2.46%) Serverless
5 3 (2.46%) Sumo Logic
6 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.82%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 26 (21.31%) HTTP
2 5 (4.10%) AMQP
3 3 (2.46%) Firewall
4 2 (1.64%) Network Security
5 1 (0.82%) DNS
5 1 (0.82%) FTP
5 1 (0.82%) Internet
5 1 (0.82%) NAS
5 1 (0.82%) SMTP
5 1 (0.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.67%) Relational Database
2 13 (10.66%) MongoDB
3 12 (9.84%) Redis
4 10 (8.20%) NoSQL
5 8 (6.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (6.56%) Big Data
6 6 (4.92%) MySQL
7 5 (4.10%) Couchbase
7 5 (4.10%) Hadoop
7 5 (4.10%) Riak
Development Applications
1 66 (54.10%) Git (software)
2 60 (49.18%) Jenkins
3 21 (17.21%) JIRA
4 20 (16.39%) Subversion
5 19 (15.57%) Cucumber
5 19 (15.57%) JUnit
6 15 (12.30%) Selenium
7 11 (9.02%) Vagrant
8 8 (6.56%) Maven
9 6 (4.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (4.92%) Calabash
9 6 (4.92%) Capybara
9 6 (4.92%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (4.10%) FitNesse
10 5 (4.10%) GoCD
10 5 (4.10%) JBehave
10 5 (4.10%) RSpec
11 4 (3.28%) TeamCity
11 4 (3.28%) Travis CI
11 4 (3.28%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (6.56%) Finance
2 4 (3.28%) Games
3 2 (1.64%) Electronics
3 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.64%) Marketing
3 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.82%) Banking
4 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (38.52%) Developer
2 33 (27.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (16.39%) Java Developer
4 17 (13.93%) Scala Developer
5 16 (13.11%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (7.38%) Architect
6 9 (7.38%) Technical Architect
7 7 (5.74%) Automation Tester
7 7 (5.74%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 7 (5.74%) Tester
8 6 (4.92%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (4.92%) Java Scala Developer
8 6 (4.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.92%) Platform Engineer
8 6 (4.92%) QA Automation Engineer
8 6 (4.92%) QA Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) DevOps Developer
10 4 (3.28%) Automation Engineer
10 4 (3.28%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (3.28%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (26.23%) HTML
2 31 (25.41%) CSS
2 31 (25.41%) Node.js
3 29 (23.77%) RESTful
4 25 (20.49%) Spring
5 24 (19.67%) Play Framework
6 22 (18.03%) Ruby on Rails
7 20 (16.39%) HTML5
7 20 (16.39%) JSON
8 19 (15.57%) Ajax
8 19 (15.57%) CSS3
8 19 (15.57%) Django
8 19 (15.57%) REST
9 18 (14.75%) Guice
10 12 (9.84%) Spring MVC
11 11 (9.02%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (8.20%) Web Services
13 8 (6.56%) Elastic Stack
13 8 (6.56%) React
14 5 (4.10%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.10%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (3.28%) iPad
2 4 (3.28%) Private Cloud
3 2 (1.64%) Video\Live Streaming
4 1 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.82%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.82%) RIA
4 1 (0.82%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 80 (65.57%) Linux
2 25 (20.49%) Unix
3 18 (14.75%) Mac OS X
3 18 (14.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (8.20%) CentOS
5 6 (4.92%) Windows
6 3 (2.46%) Fedora
6 3 (2.46%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.64%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.82%) AIX
8 1 (0.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
1 64 (52.46%) DevOps
2 48 (39.34%) Continuous Integration
3 46 (37.70%) Configuration Management
4 45 (36.89%) Test Automation
5 39 (31.97%) Open Source
6 33 (27.05%) Scrum
7 25 (20.49%) Responsive Web Design
7 25 (20.49%) TDD
7 25 (20.49%) Web Design
8 18 (14.75%) OWASP
8 18 (14.75%) Web Development
9 13 (10.66%) Mentoring
9 13 (10.66%) MVC
10 12 (9.84%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (8.20%) BDD
12 9 (7.38%) Service Design
13 8 (6.56%) DSDM
13 8 (6.56%) RUP
14 7 (5.74%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 96 (78.69%) Python
2 63 (51.64%) Java
3 49 (40.16%) Bash Shell
4 34 (27.87%) Scala
5 29 (23.77%) JavaScript
6 27 (22.13%) C#
7 22 (18.03%) PHP
8 11 (9.02%) C++
9 9 (7.38%) Go
10 8 (6.56%) SQL
11 7 (5.74%) Elixir
12 6 (4.92%) Groovy
13 5 (4.10%) Erlang
13 5 (4.10%) Perl
13 5 (4.10%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.82%) Clojure
15 1 (0.82%) ECMAScript
15 1 (0.82%) Haskell
15 1 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.10%) Degree
2 3 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.82%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) GCP
3 1 (0.82%) WCAG
System Software
1 35 (28.69%) Docker
2 10 (8.20%) vSphere
3 3 (2.46%) Xen
3 3 (2.46%) XenServer
4 2 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.64%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.82%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 42 (34.43%) Puppet
2 38 (31.15%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (28.69%) Ansible
4 10 (8.20%) Kubernetes
4 10 (8.20%) Terraform
5 5 (4.10%) Grafana
5 5 (4.10%) Graphite
6 4 (3.28%) Salt
7 3 (2.46%) Cobbler
7 3 (2.46%) Kibana
7 3 (2.46%) logstash
7 3 (2.46%) Nagios
7 3 (2.46%) Opsview
7 3 (2.46%) Prometheus
7 3 (2.46%) Rancher
7 3 (2.46%) Tivoli
7 3 (2.46%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.64%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.82%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.82%) vRealize
Vendors
1 21 (17.21%) Google
2 15 (12.30%) Splunk
3 8 (6.56%) New Relic
3 8 (6.56%) Oracle
4 7 (5.74%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.74%) VMware
5 6 (4.92%) SaltStack
6 3 (2.46%) EnterpriseDB
6 3 (2.46%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.64%) SAP
8 1 (0.82%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.82%) Capita
8 1 (0.82%) EMC
8 1 (0.82%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.82%) Telerik
8 1 (0.82%) Virgin Media
8 1 (0.82%) Zend