Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 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
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 117 133 80
Rank change year-on-year +16 -53 -27
Contract jobs citing Ruby 39 68 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.25% 1.41% 2.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.20% 3.39% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 47 85
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% -5.41%
10th Percentile £459 £379 £363
90th Percentile £589 £653 £550
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £30.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -12.14% - -

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 1,220 2,008 1,735
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 39.12% 41.75% 38.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 848 1,399 1,242
Yorkshire median daily rate £426 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.25% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £485 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +1.04% +1.05% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 45 25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.11 £20.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.67% -49.39% +162.30%
10th Percentile £12.53 £15.01 £24.95
90th Percentile £35.00 £48.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020. 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 +19 31 £480 +6.67% 21
South Yorkshire +9 5 £513 +3.54% 6
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, 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 26 (66.67%) Python
2 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (48.72%) Java
4 17 (43.59%) AWS
4 17 (43.59%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (41.03%) DevOps
5 16 (41.03%) Puppet
5 16 (41.03%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (38.46%) Infrastructure as Code
7 14 (35.90%) Ansible
8 12 (30.77%) Docker
8 12 (30.77%) Jenkins
8 12 (30.77%) Google
8 12 (30.77%) Scala
9 11 (28.21%) Linux
9 11 (28.21%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (25.64%) Kubernetes
10 10 (25.64%) Terraform
10 10 (25.64%) Test Automation
10 10 (25.64%) Azure
11 9 (23.08%) Bash Shell
12 8 (20.51%) Ruby on Rails
12 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
12 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
12 8 (20.51%) Scrum
12 8 (20.51%) Greenfield Project
12 8 (20.51%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (20.51%) Go
13 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
13 7 (17.95%) GCP

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 6 (15.38%) Apache Spark
2 4 (10.26%) Apache
3 3 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.56%) Confluence
4 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 17 (43.59%) AWS
2 10 (25.64%) Azure
3 8 (20.51%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (17.95%) GCP
5 6 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (7.69%) BlazeMeter
6 3 (7.69%) GitHub
6 3 (7.69%) Serverless
7 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (2.56%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) HTTP
2 3 (7.69%) SAN
3 2 (5.13%) SSH
4 1 (2.56%) Firewall
4 1 (2.56%) MPLS
4 1 (2.56%) SSL
4 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.38%) Apache Hive
2 6 (15.38%) Big Data
2 6 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 6 (15.38%) HBase
3 5 (12.82%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.13%) Impala
4 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (10.26%) CircleCI
2 4 (10.26%) Travis CI
3 3 (7.69%) Gatling
3 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.69%) GitLab
3 3 (7.69%) JMeter
3 3 (7.69%) LoadRunner
4 2 (5.13%) Ant
4 2 (5.13%) Gradle
4 2 (5.13%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (5.13%) Maven
4 2 (5.13%) RSpec
5 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.56%) JIRA
5 1 (2.56%) Sahi
5 1 (2.56%) Selenium
5 1 (2.56%) WATIR
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Public Sector
3 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Consultant
3 6 (15.38%) Scala Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Big Data Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Big Data Software Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) EMC Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) EMC Storage Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Performance Tester
5 3 (7.69%) SAN Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) SAN Storage Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (7.69%) Storage Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (17.95%) HTML
2 7 (17.95%) JSON
2 7 (17.95%) Node.js
2 7 (17.95%) REST
2 7 (17.95%) RESTful
3 6 (15.38%) CSS
3 6 (15.38%) HTML5
3 6 (15.38%) Kafka
3 6 (15.38%) Play Framework
4 5 (12.82%) Ajax
4 5 (12.82%) CSS3
4 5 (12.82%) Django
4 5 (12.82%) Guice
4 5 (12.82%) Spring
4 5 (12.82%) Spring MVC
5 4 (10.26%) PySpark
6 3 (7.69%) XML
7 2 (5.13%) OAuth
7 2 (5.13%) Resque
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (7.69%) EMC VMAX
2 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.13%) iSeries
3 2 (5.13%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.13%) PKI
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Windows
3 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.69%) Unix
4 2 (5.13%) Android
5 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (41.03%) DevOps
3 15 (38.46%) Infrastructure as Code
4 11 (28.21%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (25.64%) Test Automation
6 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
6 8 (20.51%) Scrum
6 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
7 6 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (15.38%) Kanban
7 6 (15.38%) MVC
7 6 (15.38%) Web Development
8 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (12.82%) Service Design
9 4 (10.26%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (10.26%) Data Development
9 4 (10.26%) Migration
9 4 (10.26%) Self-Awareness
9 4 (10.26%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) Python
2 19 (48.72%) Java
3 12 (30.77%) Scala
4 9 (23.08%) Bash Shell
5 8 (20.51%) Go
6 5 (12.82%) C#
6 5 (12.82%) Perl
6 5 (12.82%) SQL
7 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.13%) C++
9 1 (2.56%) C
9 1 (2.56%) Kotlin
9 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) CCNP
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) Docker
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.69%) VMware NSX
2 3 (7.69%) vSphere
3 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (43.59%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (41.03%) Puppet
3 14 (35.90%) Ansible
4 10 (25.64%) Kubernetes
4 10 (25.64%) Terraform
5 5 (12.82%) Salt
6 4 (10.26%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (7.69%) Grafana
7 3 (7.69%) Nagios
7 3 (7.69%) Prometheus
7 3 (7.69%) Rancher
7 3 (7.69%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Google
2 6 (15.38%) EMC
2 6 (15.38%) NetApp
3 5 (12.82%) Splunk
4 4 (10.26%) TOWER Software
5 3 (7.69%) Veritas
5 3 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (2.56%) Huawei
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle