The first table below looks at the demand for Ruby on Rails skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Leeds region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 77 61 66
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.43% 0.39% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.13% 1.26% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate £380 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
441 239 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 37.60% 31.24% 26.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 143 157
Average daily rate £320 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.96% +17.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Ruby on Rails
West Yorkshire

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Leeds region.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Ruby on Rails
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Leeds region.

Ruby on Rails Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby on Rails.

1 18 (100.00%) Ruby
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (94.44%) C#
2 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server
2 17 (94.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 17 (94.44%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (88.89%) NoSQL
4 14 (77.78%) ETL
5 11 (61.11%) Kanban
6 9 (50.00%) Back Office
7 8 (44.44%) Web Services
7 8 (44.44%) Data Protection
7 8 (44.44%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (44.44%) Knowledge Management
7 8 (44.44%) Information Management
7 8 (44.44%) Freedom of Information
7 8 (44.44%) Management Information System
8 6 (33.33%) NHS
9 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
9 2 (11.11%) SaaS
10 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
10 1 (5.56%) Finance
10 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
10 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
10 1 (5.56%) ERP
10 1 (5.56%) CSS

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby on Rails. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (94.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 17 (94.44%) SQL Server
1 17 (94.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 16 (88.89%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
General
1 9 (50.00%) Back Office
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Developer
3 5 (27.78%) .NET Developer
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Data Protection Act
1 8 (44.44%) Freedom of Information
1 8 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 6 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (77.78%) ETL
3 11 (61.11%) Kanban
4 8 (44.44%) Data Protection
4 8 (44.44%) Knowledge Management
4 8 (44.44%) Information Management
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) ERP
5 1 (5.56%) Content Management
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Ruby
2 17 (94.44%) C#
2 17 (94.44%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript