The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Leeds region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 60 51 75
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +24
Contract jobs citing Ruby 20 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.92% 2.97% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.25% 7.16% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 8
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.69% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -27.77%
Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
381 363 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 36.60% 41.53% 47.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 205 345
Average daily rate £320 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £202 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.18% +116.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.45 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £19.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Ruby
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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
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 1 August 2014, 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 28 (66.67%) PHP
2 20 (47.62%) C#
2 20 (47.62%) C++
2 20 (47.62%) TDD
3 18 (42.86%) Python
4 17 (40.48%) Linux
4 17 (40.48%) Web Services
5 15 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (33.33%) BDD
6 14 (33.33%) DevOps
6 14 (33.33%) Java
7 13 (30.95%) Software Engineering
8 11 (26.19%) .NET
8 11 (26.19%) Bash Shell
8 11 (26.19%) Puppet
9 10 (23.81%) Salt
9 10 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (21.43%) XML
10 9 (21.43%) Cucumber
10 9 (21.43%) NoSQL
10 9 (21.43%) WebDriver
10 9 (21.43%) Selenium
11 8 (19.05%) QA
11 8 (19.05%) JBehave
11 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
11 8 (19.05%) SoapUI
11 8 (19.05%) User Stories
11 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
11 8 (19.05%) ISEB
12 7 (16.67%) HTML

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 7 (16.67%) Node.js
2 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.76%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) CMS
3 1 (2.38%) nginx
3 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) DNS
2 2 (4.76%) FTP
2 2 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 7 (16.67%) MySQL
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 5 (11.90%) SimpleDB
4 5 (11.90%) MongoDB
4 5 (11.90%) Redis
4 5 (11.90%) Couchbase
5 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Cucumber
1 9 (21.43%) WebDriver
1 9 (21.43%) Selenium
2 8 (19.05%) JBehave
2 8 (19.05%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.76%) Behat
3 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (7.14%) Back Office
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Software Engineer
3 9 (21.43%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Tester
5 7 (16.67%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) Automation Tester
6 5 (11.90%) SQL Developer
7 4 (9.52%) PHP Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Architect
9 2 (4.76%) Configuration Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Analyst
10 1 (2.38%) Test Analyst
10 1 (2.38%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Data Analyst
10 1 (2.38%) .NET Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Front-End Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) Web Services
2 11 (26.19%) .NET
3 9 (21.43%) XML
4 7 (16.67%) HTML
4 7 (16.67%) CSS
5 5 (11.90%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (11.90%) jQuery
6 4 (9.52%) Symfony
7 2 (4.76%) Sass
8 1 (2.38%) XSLT
8 1 (2.38%) LESS
8 1 (2.38%) CSS3
8 1 (2.38%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.14%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.76%) Open Source
3 2 (4.76%) NHS
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Mac OS
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) TDD
2 14 (33.33%) BDD
2 14 (33.33%) DevOps
3 13 (30.95%) Software Engineering
4 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
4 8 (19.05%) User Stories
5 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (9.52%) Kanban
7 4 (9.52%) Data Protection
7 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.52%) Scrum
7 4 (9.52%) OOP
7 4 (9.52%) OO
7 4 (9.52%) ETL
8 3 (7.14%) MVC
8 3 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (7.14%) Information Management
9 2 (4.76%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) PHP
2 20 (47.62%) C#
2 20 (47.62%) C++
3 18 (42.86%) Python
4 14 (33.33%) Java
5 11 (26.19%) Bash Shell
6 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 7 (16.67%) SQL
8 4 (9.52%) PHP5
8 4 (9.52%) Perl
9 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) ISEB
2 4 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) Puppet
2 10 (23.81%) Salt
2 10 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.38%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.38%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Google
1 3 (7.14%) Facebook
1 3 (7.14%) Twitter
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.38%) Sony
3 1 (2.38%) Zend
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