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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 88 85 69
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 11 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.81% 0.082% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.52% 0.22% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 2
Average daily rate
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£450 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £344
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +118.46%
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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
437 461 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.20% 37.88% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 334 160
Average daily rate £350 £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -60.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 22 May 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 22 May 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 24 (100.00%) Ruby
2 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Django
2 13 (54.17%) MySQL
2 13 (54.17%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (37.50%) CSS
3 9 (37.50%) HTML
3 9 (37.50%) Scala
3 9 (37.50%) Software Architecture
3 9 (37.50%) MongoDB
3 9 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (37.50%) NoSQL
3 9 (37.50%) Play Framework
4 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (29.17%) Java
5 7 (29.17%) User Stories
6 6 (25.00%) SaaS
7 5 (20.83%) .NET
7 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
7 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
8 4 (16.67%) Backbone.js
8 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 4 (16.67%) MVC
8 4 (16.67%) C#
9 3 (12.50%) Struts
9 3 (12.50%) XML
9 3 (12.50%) Finance
9 3 (12.50%) RUP
9 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 3 (12.50%) SOA

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (4.17%) WordPress
1 1 (4.17%) Node.js
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) SaaS
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) MySQL
1 13 (54.17%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 9 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (37.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Capybara
3 1 (4.17%) IntelliJ
3 1 (4.17%) RSpec
3 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Architect
2 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) Technical Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Technical Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Digital Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Digital Technical Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Digital Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (4.17%) User Experience Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) Django
2 9 (37.50%) CSS
2 9 (37.50%) HTML
2 9 (37.50%) Play Framework
3 5 (20.83%) .NET
3 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
4 4 (16.67%) Backbone.js
4 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 3 (12.50%) Struts
5 3 (12.50%) XML
5 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (12.50%) JSON
5 3 (12.50%) Spring MVC
5 3 (12.50%) Grails
5 3 (12.50%) Spring
5 3 (12.50%) NHibernate
5 3 (12.50%) HTML5
5 3 (12.50%) jQuery
5 3 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Open Source
1 1 (4.17%) Online Games
1 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Software Architecture
3 7 (29.17%) User Stories
4 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
5 4 (16.67%) MVC
6 3 (12.50%) RUP
6 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (12.50%) SOA
6 3 (12.50%) TDD
6 3 (12.50%) Web Analytics
6 3 (12.50%) Analytics
7 2 (8.33%) BDD
7 2 (8.33%) Web Development
7 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.17%) OOP
8 1 (4.17%) OO
8 1 (4.17%) Web Design
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.17%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Ruby
2 9 (37.50%) Scala
3 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (29.17%) Java
5 4 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (8.33%) SQL
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
7 1 (4.17%) C++
7 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.17%) Python
7 1 (4.17%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Capistrano
1 1 (4.17%) Graylog
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) VMware
1 1 (4.17%) Akamai
1 1 (4.17%) New Relic