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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 32 32 61
Rank change year-on-year
0 +29
Contract jobs citing Ruby 64 44 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.68% 4.52% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.47% 10.05% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 35 3
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£363 £320 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £291 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £380 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
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
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
558 438 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 49.56% 44.97% 35.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 323 145
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 £275 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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.

1 101 (63.13%) Python
1 101 (63.13%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (59.38%) DevOps
3 85 (53.13%) Puppet
4 82 (51.25%) Linux
5 80 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
6 63 (39.38%) Java
7 58 (36.25%) Bash Shell
8 56 (35.00%) PHP
8 56 (35.00%) Configuration Management
9 52 (32.50%) SQL
10 51 (31.88%) MongoDB
11 44 (27.50%) Apache
12 40 (25.00%) Software Engineering
13 39 (24.38%) TDD
14 36 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (19.38%) MySQL
15 31 (19.38%) Oracle
16 30 (18.75%) UNIX
17 29 (18.13%) NoSQL
18 27 (16.88%) Node.js
19 25 (15.63%) Graphite
20 24 (15.00%) Shell Script
21 23 (14.38%) C++
21 23 (14.38%) Riak
21 23 (14.38%) Amazon AWS
22 21 (13.13%) Test Automation
22 21 (13.13%) Cobbler
22 21 (13.13%) Tivoli
22 21 (13.13%) Analytical Skills

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 44 (27.50%) Apache
2 27 (16.88%) Node.js
3 18 (11.25%) OpenStack
4 7 (4.38%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (2.50%) nginx
7 2 (1.25%) JBoss
7 2 (1.25%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.25%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.38%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (4.38%) SaaS
4 5 (3.13%) Amazon S3
4 5 (3.13%) Route 53
5 1 (0.63%) IaaS
5 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.88%) Internet
2 8 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.00%) DNS
3 7 (4.38%) SSL
4 5 (3.13%) HTTP
5 4 (2.50%) DHCP
6 3 (1.88%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (31.88%) MongoDB
2 31 (19.38%) MySQL
3 29 (18.13%) NoSQL
4 23 (14.38%) Riak
5 19 (11.88%) Redis
6 18 (11.25%) Hypertable
6 18 (11.25%) CouchDB
7 11 (6.88%) Couchbase
8 10 (6.25%) SimpleDB
9 9 (5.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (4.38%) Relational Database
11 6 (3.75%) RDBMS
12 5 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (3.13%) Big Data
12 5 (3.13%) Hadoop
13 4 (2.50%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 19 (11.88%) Git (software)
3 18 (11.25%) Fiddler
4 7 (4.38%) WATIR
4 7 (4.38%) Selenium
4 7 (4.38%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (4.38%) Sahi
4 7 (4.38%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.13%) Capybara
5 5 (3.13%) RSpec
5 5 (3.13%) IntelliJ
5 5 (3.13%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.50%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.25%) Subversion
8 1 (0.63%) JIRA
8 1 (0.63%) Hudson
General
1 6 (3.75%) Games
2 5 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.50%) Law
4 1 (0.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 70 (43.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (15.63%) Developer
3 21 (13.13%) Architect
4 18 (11.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 12 (7.50%) Agile Coach
6 9 (5.63%) Software Engineer
6 9 (5.63%) Analyst
6 9 (5.63%) Technical Architect
7 8 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (5.00%) Ruby Developer
8 7 (4.38%) Digital Architect
9 6 (3.75%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (3.75%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (3.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.13%) Senior Architect
11 4 (2.50%) QA Analyst
11 4 (2.50%) Cloud Software Engineer
11 4 (2.50%) Programmer
11 4 (2.50%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.50%) Web Services
2 17 (10.63%) Ruby on Rails
3 14 (8.75%) .NET
4 11 (6.88%) CSS
4 11 (6.88%) XML
5 10 (6.25%) Django
5 10 (6.25%) HTML
6 9 (5.63%) Sass
6 9 (5.63%) Play Framework
7 5 (3.13%) HTML5
7 5 (3.13%) Sinatra
7 5 (3.13%) CSS3
7 5 (3.13%) Spring
7 5 (3.13%) J2EE
8 4 (2.50%) XSD
8 4 (2.50%) XSLT
8 4 (2.50%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.88%) Mustache
9 3 (1.88%) RESTful
9 3 (1.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (11.88%) Open Source
3 13 (8.13%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.38%) Clustering
5 5 (3.13%) Online Games
5 5 (3.13%) User Experience
6 3 (1.88%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.88%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.88%) NHS
6 3 (1.88%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.63%) RIA
7 1 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 82 (51.25%) Linux
2 30 (18.75%) UNIX
3 5 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.50%) Windows
5 2 (1.25%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.63%) Android
6 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (63.13%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (59.38%) DevOps
3 56 (35.00%) Configuration Management
4 40 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 39 (24.38%) TDD
6 36 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (13.13%) Test Automation
8 15 (9.38%) Scrum
9 14 (8.75%) Load Balancing
10 13 (8.13%) BDD
10 13 (8.13%) User Stories
11 11 (6.88%) ATDD
11 11 (6.88%) Software Architecture
12 10 (6.25%) Refactoring
12 10 (6.25%) Pair Programming
13 8 (5.00%) Web Design
13 8 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (4.38%) Agile Project Management
14 7 (4.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 101 (63.13%) Python
2 63 (39.38%) Java
3 58 (36.25%) Bash Shell
4 56 (35.00%) PHP
5 52 (32.50%) SQL
6 24 (15.00%) Shell Script
7 23 (14.38%) C++
8 20 (12.50%) C
9 19 (11.88%) C#
10 14 (8.75%) JavaScript
11 12 (7.50%) Scala
12 9 (5.63%) Perl
13 2 (1.25%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.63%) VB
14 1 (0.63%) Clojure
14 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (3.75%) Degree
2 5 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.13%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.63%) XenServer
2 1 (0.63%) vSphere
2 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.63%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 85 (53.13%) Puppet
2 80 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (15.63%) Graphite
4 21 (13.13%) Cobbler
4 21 (13.13%) Tivoli
5 18 (11.25%) Nagios
5 18 (11.25%) CFEngine
5 18 (11.25%) Ansible
6 13 (8.13%) Salt
7 5 (3.13%) Graylog
8 4 (2.50%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.25%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.63%) Opsview
Vendors
1 31 (19.38%) Oracle
2 19 (11.88%) Splunk
2 19 (11.88%) SaltStack
3 11 (6.88%) Rackspace
4 8 (5.00%) VMware
5 5 (3.13%) Akamai
5 5 (3.13%) New Relic
6 4 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.25%) IBM
7 2 (1.25%) Percona
8 1 (0.63%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.63%) Sony
8 1 (0.63%) Tealeaf
8 1 (0.63%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.63%) EnterpriseDB
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