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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 101 76 74
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -2
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.18% 0.20% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% 0.67% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate
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£430 £763 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.62% +177.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £388 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.32% +15.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-88.73% +42.00%
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
547 300 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.29% 29.70% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 206 198
Average daily rate £350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £170 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 15
Average hourly rate £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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
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 31 August 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 16 (100.00%) Ruby
2 10 (62.50%) HTML
3 9 (56.25%) CSS
4 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (43.75%) MySQL
6 6 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (31.25%) TDD
7 5 (31.25%) Retail
7 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
7 5 (31.25%) Finance
7 5 (31.25%) Java
7 5 (31.25%) HTML5
8 4 (25.00%) JSON
8 4 (25.00%) MVC
8 4 (25.00%) Django
8 4 (25.00%) jQuery
8 4 (25.00%) .NET
8 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
8 4 (25.00%) REST
8 4 (25.00%) Backbone.js
8 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 3 (18.75%) Analytics
9 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (18.75%) CSS3
9 3 (18.75%) Entity Framework
9 3 (18.75%) Spring
9 3 (18.75%) SOA
9 3 (18.75%) RUP

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) WordPress
1 1 (6.25%) Node.js
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) MySQL
2 6 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) Redis
3 1 (6.25%) Neo4j
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Capybara
3 1 (6.25%) RSpec
3 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) IntelliJ
3 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
1 5 (31.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.25%) User Experience Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) HTML
2 9 (56.25%) CSS
3 5 (31.25%) HTML5
4 4 (25.00%) Django
4 4 (25.00%) jQuery
4 4 (25.00%) JSON
4 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (25.00%) REST
4 4 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (18.75%) CSS3
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (18.75%) Entity Framework
5 3 (18.75%) Spring
5 3 (18.75%) Struts
5 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) TDD
2 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
3 4 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (18.75%) SOA
4 3 (18.75%) RUP
4 3 (18.75%) BDD
4 3 (18.75%) Web Analytics
4 3 (18.75%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Web Design
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Web Development
6 1 (6.25%) Refactoring
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Kanban
6 1 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Ruby
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) Scala
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Capistrano
1 1 (6.25%) Graylog
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Nokia
1 1 (6.25%) VMware
1 1 (6.25%) Akamai
1 1 (6.25%) New Relic