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 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 56 61 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Ruby 46 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.86% 1.92% 2.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.98% 5.25% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 23
Average daily rate
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£440 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £400 £326
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +22.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-88.73% +118.46%
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
659 381 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.91% 36.60% 41.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 264 205
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -59.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £13.00 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 August 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 August 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 62 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (53.77%) Linux
3 51 (48.11%) Puppet
4 50 (47.17%) DevOps
4 50 (47.17%) Python
5 45 (42.45%) Java
5 45 (42.45%) Bash Shell
5 45 (42.45%) Opscode Chef
6 38 (35.85%) SQL
6 38 (35.85%) TDD
7 34 (32.08%) JavaScript
8 32 (30.19%) Configuration Management
9 25 (23.58%) UNIX
10 24 (22.64%) Cucumber
10 24 (22.64%) Git (software)
11 22 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (19.81%) Open Source
12 21 (19.81%) PHP
13 20 (18.87%) HTML
13 20 (18.87%) MongoDB
13 20 (18.87%) Node.js
14 19 (17.92%) Cobbler
14 19 (17.92%) Ruby on Rails
15 18 (16.98%) MySQL
15 18 (16.98%) CSS
15 18 (16.98%) Tivoli
15 18 (16.98%) Shell Script
15 18 (16.98%) Continuous Delivery
16 17 (16.04%) Jenkins
16 17 (16.04%) NoSQL

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 20 (18.87%) Node.js
2 13 (12.26%) Apache
3 11 (10.38%) Tomcat
3 11 (10.38%) OpenStack
4 7 (6.60%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.94%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.43%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.66%) Internet
2 4 (3.77%) Unified Communications
3 3 (2.83%) Converged Networks
4 2 (1.89%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.87%) MongoDB
2 18 (16.98%) MySQL
3 17 (16.04%) NoSQL
4 15 (14.15%) Redis
5 11 (10.38%) Hadoop
6 6 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (4.72%) Big Data
8 4 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.89%) Riak
9 2 (1.89%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.89%) Hypertable
9 2 (1.89%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.89%) SimpleDB
10 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.94%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (22.64%) Git (software)
1 24 (22.64%) Cucumber
2 17 (16.04%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.55%) Capybara
3 8 (7.55%) WATIR
3 8 (7.55%) Selenium
3 8 (7.55%) Sahi
3 8 (7.55%) HP UFT
4 7 (6.60%) IntelliJ
4 7 (6.60%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.89%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.94%) Xcode
6 1 (0.94%) RSpec
6 1 (0.94%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (5.66%) Finance
2 5 (4.72%) Retail
3 3 (2.83%) Games
4 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (35.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (28.30%) Developer
3 11 (10.38%) Ruby Developer
3 11 (10.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 10 (9.43%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 10 (9.43%) Agile Coach
5 9 (8.49%) Architect
6 8 (7.55%) Analyst
6 8 (7.55%) Platform Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Test Analyst
8 5 (4.72%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.72%) QA Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Chief Architect
10 3 (2.83%) QA Test Analyst
11 2 (1.89%) QA Tester
11 2 (1.89%) Chief Technical Architect
11 2 (1.89%) Android Developer
11 2 (1.89%) Tester
11 2 (1.89%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.87%) HTML
2 19 (17.92%) Ruby on Rails
3 18 (16.98%) CSS
4 16 (15.09%) .NET
5 14 (13.21%) Web Services
6 12 (11.32%) HTML5
6 12 (11.32%) Sass
7 11 (10.38%) Memcached
7 11 (10.38%) RabbitMQ
7 11 (10.38%) LAMP
8 10 (9.43%) XML
9 9 (8.49%) RESTful
9 9 (8.49%) CSS3
10 8 (7.55%) Sinatra
10 8 (7.55%) AngularJS
11 6 (5.66%) Backbone.js
12 5 (4.72%) .NET Framework
12 5 (4.72%) REST
13 4 (3.77%) MCollective
13 4 (3.77%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.77%) Visualisation
2 3 (2.83%) User Experience
3 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.89%) Clustering
4 1 (0.94%) RIA
4 1 (0.94%) Online Games
4 1 (0.94%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 57 (53.77%) Linux
2 25 (23.58%) UNIX
3 16 (15.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (10.38%) CentOS
5 3 (2.83%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.83%) Android
6 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (47.17%) DevOps
3 38 (35.85%) TDD
4 32 (30.19%) Configuration Management
5 22 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (19.81%) Open Source
7 18 (16.98%) Continuous Delivery
8 16 (15.09%) Test Automation
8 16 (15.09%) Software Engineering
9 13 (12.26%) BDD
10 12 (11.32%) Scrum
11 11 (10.38%) Data Management
12 10 (9.43%) ATDD
13 9 (8.49%) Responsive Web Design
13 9 (8.49%) Software Delivery
13 9 (8.49%) Refactoring
14 8 (7.55%) Pair Programming
14 8 (7.55%) Web Design
15 7 (6.60%) RUP
15 7 (6.60%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 50 (47.17%) Python
2 45 (42.45%) Bash Shell
2 45 (42.45%) Java
3 38 (35.85%) SQL
4 34 (32.08%) JavaScript
5 21 (19.81%) PHP
6 18 (16.98%) Shell Script
7 13 (12.26%) C#
8 3 (2.83%) C++
8 3 (2.83%) C
8 3 (2.83%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.89%) Scala
10 1 (0.94%) Clojure
10 1 (0.94%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.94%) Groovy
10 1 (0.94%) VB
10 1 (0.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (4.72%) Degree
2 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.09%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.94%) XenServer
2 1 (0.94%) vSphere
2 1 (0.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (48.11%) Puppet
2 45 (42.45%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (17.92%) Cobbler
4 18 (16.98%) Tivoli
5 13 (12.26%) Graphite
6 11 (10.38%) Rundeck
6 11 (10.38%) Opsview
7 7 (6.60%) Graylog
8 3 (2.83%) Salt
9 2 (1.89%) Ansible
9 2 (1.89%) Nagios
9 2 (1.89%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.94%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 13 (12.26%) Splunk
2 11 (10.38%) Riverbed
2 11 (10.38%) Tealeaf
3 10 (9.43%) Rackspace
4 7 (6.60%) New Relic
4 7 (6.60%) Akamai
4 7 (6.60%) VMware
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle
5 3 (2.83%) SaltStack
6 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.94%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.94%) Nokia
7 1 (0.94%) EnterpriseDB
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