The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 74 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 12 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.13% 1.45% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.51% 4.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 0
Average daily rate
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£650 £365 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £13.50 £150.00
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -91.00%
Ruby on Rails
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
342 334 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.11% 34.58% 28.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 206 148
Average daily rate £350 £325 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £4.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 January 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Ruby
2 13 (76.47%) Django
3 12 (70.59%) MySQL
4 11 (64.71%) Scala
4 11 (64.71%) Play Framework
5 10 (58.82%) MongoDB
5 10 (58.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (58.82%) NoSQL
5 10 (58.82%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (52.94%) Software Architecture
7 6 (35.29%) SaaS
7 6 (35.29%) User Stories
7 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
8 5 (29.41%) Java
9 4 (23.53%) Python
10 3 (17.65%) CSS
11 2 (11.76%) HTML5
11 2 (11.76%) Ajax
11 2 (11.76%) JSON
11 2 (11.76%) COBIT
11 2 (11.76%) REST
11 2 (11.76%) CSS3
11 2 (11.76%) HTML
11 2 (11.76%) .NET
11 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
11 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
11 2 (11.76%) CMMI
12 1 (5.88%) Law
12 1 (5.88%) Migration

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 6 (35.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) MySQL
2 10 (58.82%) MongoDB
2 10 (58.82%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (58.82%) NoSQL
2 10 (58.82%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Architect
2 9 (52.94%) Technical Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Technical Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Digital Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Head of Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Digital Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Django Developer
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) Django
2 11 (64.71%) Play Framework
3 3 (17.65%) CSS
4 2 (11.76%) HTML5
4 2 (11.76%) Ajax
4 2 (11.76%) JSON
4 2 (11.76%) REST
4 2 (11.76%) CSS3
4 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) .NET
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
1 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Software Architecture
3 6 (35.29%) User Stories
3 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
4 2 (11.76%) CMMI
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) RUP
5 1 (5.88%) DSDM
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Coaching
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Ruby
2 11 (64.71%) Scala
3 5 (29.41%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.88%) Cobbler
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) VMware
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat