The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby 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 over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 39 65 27
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -38
Contract jobs citing Ruby 60 20 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.54% 1.73% 6.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.38% 3.36% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 43
Average daily rate
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£350 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £216 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £413 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.50 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-21.83% +77.50%
Ruby
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
640 596 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 48.41% 51.51% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 428 188
Average daily rate £342 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +123.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +3.42%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Ruby 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.

1 86 (66.67%) Python
2 80 (62.02%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (58.91%) DevOps
4 70 (54.26%) Puppet
5 68 (52.71%) Linux
6 63 (48.84%) Opscode Chef
7 52 (40.31%) SQL
8 50 (38.76%) Bash Shell
9 49 (37.98%) Java
10 46 (35.66%) Configuration Management
11 40 (31.01%) MongoDB
12 36 (27.91%) PHP
13 34 (26.36%) Apache
14 27 (20.93%) MySQL
14 27 (20.93%) TDD
15 26 (20.16%) NoSQL
16 24 (18.60%) UNIX
17 23 (17.83%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (16.28%) Ruby on Rails
18 21 (16.28%) Git (software)
19 20 (15.50%) Amazon AWS
19 20 (15.50%) Cobbler
19 20 (15.50%) Tivoli
19 20 (15.50%) Shell Script
20 19 (14.73%) Oracle
20 19 (14.73%) JavaScript
20 19 (14.73%) Software Engineering
20 19 (14.73%) Open Source
21 18 (13.95%) Node.js
21 18 (13.95%) Splunk

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Ruby 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (26.36%) Apache
2 18 (13.95%) Node.js
3 16 (12.40%) OpenStack
4 6 (4.65%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (4.65%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.78%) WordPress
5 1 (0.78%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.50%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (12.40%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (5.43%) SaaS
4 1 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.78%) Route 53
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.65%) Internet
2 2 (1.55%) HTTP
2 2 (1.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.55%) DNS
3 1 (0.78%) SSL
3 1 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (31.01%) MongoDB
2 27 (20.93%) MySQL
3 26 (20.16%) NoSQL
4 14 (10.85%) Hypertable
4 14 (10.85%) Riak
4 14 (10.85%) CouchDB
5 13 (10.08%) Redis
6 10 (7.75%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (6.98%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (6.20%) Couchbase
9 7 (5.43%) Hadoop
9 7 (5.43%) SimpleDB
10 6 (4.65%) Relational Database
11 4 (3.10%) Big Data
11 4 (3.10%) RDBMS
12 3 (2.33%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
13 1 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 21 (16.28%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.63%) Cucumber
3 14 (10.85%) Fiddler
4 7 (5.43%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (5.43%) WATIR
4 7 (5.43%) Selenium
4 7 (5.43%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.43%) Sahi
5 6 (4.65%) TeamCity
5 6 (4.65%) Capybara
5 6 (4.65%) IntelliJ
6 4 (3.10%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.78%) JIRA
7 1 (0.78%) Hudson
General
1 6 (4.65%) Games
2 4 (3.10%) Law
3 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (44.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (17.83%) Developer
3 22 (17.05%) Architect
4 15 (11.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 11 (8.53%) Technical Architect
6 8 (6.20%) Ruby Developer
6 8 (6.20%) Analyst
7 7 (5.43%) Digital Architect
8 6 (4.65%) Platform Engineer
9 5 (3.88%) Senior Architect
10 4 (3.10%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.10%) QA Analyst
10 4 (3.10%) Test Analyst
11 3 (2.33%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.33%) Data Architect
11 3 (2.33%) Senior Technical Architect
11 3 (2.33%) Delivery Manager
11 3 (2.33%) Senior Digital Architect
11 3 (2.33%) Digital Technical Architect
11 3 (2.33%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.28%) Ruby on Rails
2 16 (12.40%) HTML
2 16 (12.40%) .NET
2 16 (12.40%) CSS
3 13 (10.08%) Django
3 13 (10.08%) XML
4 12 (9.30%) Web Services
5 10 (7.75%) Sass
6 9 (6.98%) Play Framework
7 8 (6.20%) AngularJS
8 7 (5.43%) HTML5
9 6 (4.65%) Sinatra
9 6 (4.65%) CSS3
10 5 (3.88%) Spring
10 5 (3.88%) LAMP
10 5 (3.88%) .NET Framework
10 5 (3.88%) Backbone.js
10 5 (3.88%) REST
11 4 (3.10%) Memcached
11 4 (3.10%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.73%) Open Source
2 15 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.65%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.10%) Online Games
5 3 (2.33%) NHS
5 3 (2.33%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.33%) Clustering
5 3 (2.33%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.33%) User Experience
6 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) RIA
7 1 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 68 (52.71%) Linux
2 24 (18.60%) UNIX
3 8 (6.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.33%) CentOS
5 2 (1.55%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.78%) Windows
6 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (62.02%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (58.91%) DevOps
3 46 (35.66%) Configuration Management
4 27 (20.93%) TDD
5 23 (17.83%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (14.73%) Software Engineering
7 14 (10.85%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (9.30%) Software Delivery
9 11 (8.53%) BDD
9 11 (8.53%) Software Architecture
10 10 (7.75%) Pair Programming
10 10 (7.75%) Scrum
11 9 (6.98%) Web Design
11 9 (6.98%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (6.98%) Test Automation
12 8 (6.20%) User Stories
13 7 (5.43%) Project Management
13 7 (5.43%) RUP
13 7 (5.43%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (66.67%) Python
2 52 (40.31%) SQL
3 50 (38.76%) Bash Shell
4 49 (37.98%) Java
5 36 (27.91%) PHP
6 20 (15.50%) Shell Script
7 19 (14.73%) JavaScript
8 16 (12.40%) C
9 15 (11.63%) C++
10 13 (10.08%) C#
11 12 (9.30%) Scala
12 7 (5.43%) Perl
13 1 (0.78%) VB
13 1 (0.78%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.78%) Groovy
13 1 (0.78%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.78%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 6 (4.65%) Degree
2 5 (3.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.40%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.78%) Xen
2 1 (0.78%) Docker
2 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.78%) vSphere
2 1 (0.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 70 (54.26%) Puppet
2 63 (48.84%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (15.50%) Cobbler
3 20 (15.50%) Tivoli
4 18 (13.95%) Graphite
5 14 (10.85%) Ansible
5 14 (10.85%) CFEngine
5 14 (10.85%) Nagios
6 9 (6.98%) Salt
7 6 (4.65%) Graylog
8 4 (3.10%) Opsview
9 1 (0.78%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 19 (14.73%) Oracle
2 18 (13.95%) Splunk
3 15 (11.63%) Rackspace
3 15 (11.63%) SaltStack
4 6 (4.65%) Akamai
4 6 (4.65%) New Relic
4 6 (4.65%) VMware
5 4 (3.10%) Tealeaf
5 4 (3.10%) Riverbed
6 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.78%) Percona
6 1 (0.78%) EnterpriseDB
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago