Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 118 74
Rank change year-on-year +27 -44 -16
Contract jobs citing Ruby 89 86 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.17% 1.76% 3.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.14% 3.88% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 62 81
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.34% -2.78% -5.26%
10th Percentile £381 £314 £400
90th Percentile £588 £640 £575
England median daily rate £539 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +5.22% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -24.29% -12.50% +344.44%

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 1,732 2,219 1,729
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 42.16% 45.29% 40.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,169 1,533 1,235
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% -
10th Percentile £306 £300 £285
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 44 11
Yorkshire median hourly rate £27.50 £33.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.91% -14.10% +151.61%
10th Percentile £15.70 £14.64 £20.75
90th Percentile £45.45 £48.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £44.00 £41.53 £40.25
% change year-on-year +5.95% +3.18% +7.33%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +7 45 £525 +10.53% 32
South Yorkshire +13 42 £500 +23.08% 7
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 47 (52.81%) Python
2 46 (51.69%) Linux
3 41 (46.07%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (46.07%) DevOps
4 39 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (42.70%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (42.70%) Git (software)
6 34 (38.20%) Jenkins
7 33 (37.08%) Amazon AWS
7 33 (37.08%) Java
8 28 (31.46%) Puppet
9 24 (26.97%) Big Data
10 23 (25.84%) Hadoop
11 22 (24.72%) Software Engineering
12 21 (23.60%) TDD
13 20 (22.47%) Configuration Management
14 19 (21.35%) JavaScript
14 19 (21.35%) MySQL
15 18 (20.22%) HTTP
15 18 (20.22%) SSL
15 18 (20.22%) Ruby on Rails
15 18 (20.22%) Open Source
16 17 (19.10%) Node.js
16 17 (19.10%) Go
16 17 (19.10%) Deployment Automation
16 17 (19.10%) Windows
17 16 (17.98%) Web Services
17 16 (17.98%) TCP/IP
17 16 (17.98%) Apache Spark
17 16 (17.98%) Kafka

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 16 (17.98%) Apache Spark
2 5 (5.62%) Apache
2 5 (5.62%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.37%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.25%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (2.25%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 2 (2.25%) Mule
4 2 (2.25%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.25%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.12%) Confluence
5 1 (1.12%) JBoss
5 1 (1.12%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 33 (37.08%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (14.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (12.36%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (11.24%) GitHub
5 9 (10.11%) Serverless
6 7 (7.87%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (4.49%) Akamai
8 3 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (3.37%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (2.25%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (2.25%) Amazon S3
9 2 (2.25%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (1.12%) Algolia
10 1 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (1.12%) AWS CodePipeline
10 1 (1.12%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.22%) HTTP
1 18 (20.22%) SSL
2 16 (17.98%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.12%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.97%) Big Data
2 23 (25.84%) Hadoop
3 19 (21.35%) MySQL
4 15 (16.85%) Apache Hive
5 14 (15.73%) HBase
5 14 (15.73%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (14.61%) MongoDB
7 12 (13.48%) NoSQL
8 11 (12.36%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (8.99%) RDBMS
9 8 (8.99%) Relational Database
10 5 (5.62%) MariaDB
11 2 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (2.25%) Hazelcast
12 1 (1.12%) Redis
Development Applications
1 38 (42.70%) Git (software)
2 34 (38.20%) Jenkins
3 14 (15.73%) Subversion
4 4 (4.49%) LoadRunner
5 3 (3.37%) Ant
6 2 (2.25%) GitLab
6 2 (2.25%) Gradle
6 2 (2.25%) IBM UrbanCode
6 2 (2.25%) Maven
6 2 (2.25%) RSpec
7 1 (1.12%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.12%) Gatling
7 1 (1.12%) git-flow
7 1 (1.12%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.12%) JIRA
7 1 (1.12%) JUnit
7 1 (1.12%) Selenium
7 1 (1.12%) Sublime Text
General
1 8 (8.99%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Public Sector
3 2 (2.25%) Banking
3 2 (2.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (31.46%) Developer
2 22 (24.72%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (20.22%) Ruby Developer
4 12 (13.48%) Ruby Engineer
4 12 (13.48%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 8 (8.99%) Big Data Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Architect
7 6 (6.74%) AWS DevOps
7 6 (6.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Technical Architect
7 6 (6.74%) WebOps Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (4.49%) Hadoop Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Performance Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Test Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.22%) Ruby on Rails
2 17 (19.10%) Node.js
3 16 (17.98%) Kafka
3 16 (17.98%) Web Services
4 12 (13.48%) HTML
5 8 (8.99%) CSS
6 5 (5.62%) HTML5
6 5 (5.62%) JSON
6 5 (5.62%) SOAP
7 4 (4.49%) Ajax
7 4 (4.49%) GraphQL
7 4 (4.49%) React
7 4 (4.49%) REST
8 3 (3.37%) RESTful
8 3 (3.37%) XML
9 2 (2.25%) IBM Integration Bus
9 2 (2.25%) Middleware
9 2 (2.25%) Play Framework
9 2 (2.25%) Velocity
9 2 (2.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (4.49%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (4.49%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (4.49%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.37%) iSeries
2 3 (3.37%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.12%) PKI
3 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (51.69%) Linux
2 17 (19.10%) Windows
3 12 (13.48%) Windows Server
4 10 (11.24%) Unix
5 5 (5.62%) Android
5 5 (5.62%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.49%) CentOS
7 2 (2.25%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.25%) VMS
8 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.07%) DevOps
2 39 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (42.70%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (24.72%) Software Engineering
5 21 (23.60%) TDD
6 20 (22.47%) Configuration Management
7 18 (20.22%) Open Source
8 17 (19.10%) Deployment Automation
9 12 (13.48%) Infrastructure as Code
10 11 (12.36%) Web Operations
11 10 (11.24%) Test Automation
12 9 (10.11%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (8.99%) Data Science
13 8 (8.99%) Problem-Solving
14 6 (6.74%) Self-Awareness
15 5 (5.62%) Build Automation
15 5 (5.62%) Continuous Deployment
15 5 (5.62%) E-Commerce
15 5 (5.62%) Microservices
15 5 (5.62%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 47 (52.81%) Python
2 33 (37.08%) Java
3 19 (21.35%) JavaScript
4 17 (19.10%) Go
5 11 (12.36%) Bash Shell
6 8 (8.99%) Scala
7 6 (6.74%) C#
8 4 (4.49%) C++
9 3 (3.37%) HiveQL
9 3 (3.37%) Perl
10 2 (2.25%) Kotlin
10 2 (2.25%) PHP
11 1 (1.12%) C
11 1 (1.12%) Groovy
11 1 (1.12%) Korn
11 1 (1.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (10.11%) Docker
2 2 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.25%) VMware NSX
2 2 (2.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 41 (46.07%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (31.46%) Puppet
3 13 (14.61%) Salt
4 12 (13.48%) Kubernetes
5 11 (12.36%) Ansible
6 6 (6.74%) Oozie
6 6 (6.74%) Terraform
7 2 (2.25%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 1 (1.12%) Grafana
8 1 (1.12%) Kibana
Vendors
1 13 (14.61%) Google
2 9 (10.11%) EMC
2 9 (10.11%) NetApp
3 6 (6.74%) MapR
3 6 (6.74%) TOWER Software
4 4 (4.49%) Micro Focus
4 4 (4.49%) Veritas
5 2 (2.25%) IBM
5 2 (2.25%) Mercator
5 2 (2.25%) VMware
6 1 (1.12%) Adobe
6 1 (1.12%) Unilink
6 1 (1.12%) webMethods