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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 62 37 63
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +26
Contract jobs citing Ruby 20 27 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.71% 3.53% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.44% 9.41% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 2
Average daily rate £320 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.30% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £343 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -7.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+77.50% -
Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
582 287 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 49.62% 37.52% 37.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 161 209
Average daily rate £320 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 9
Average hourly rate £25.75 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £21.45 £47.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Ruby
West Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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 44 (62.86%) Linux
2 40 (57.14%) Python
2 40 (57.14%) PHP
3 39 (55.71%) Web Services
4 35 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 35 (50.00%) Node.js
5 34 (48.57%) C++
6 33 (47.14%) Bash Shell
7 31 (44.29%) Client/Server
7 31 (44.29%) Amazon AWS
8 29 (41.43%) Degree
9 28 (40.00%) .NET
10 26 (37.14%) DNS
11 25 (35.71%) SSL
11 25 (35.71%) Internet
11 25 (35.71%) TCP/IP
11 25 (35.71%) Load Balancing
12 24 (34.29%) C#
13 23 (32.86%) Microsoft Azure
14 22 (31.43%) SQL
15 21 (30.00%) SQL Server
16 18 (25.71%) Ruby on Rails
17 17 (24.29%) Performance Tuning
17 17 (24.29%) SQL Server 2012
17 17 (24.29%) Puppet
17 17 (24.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 16 (22.86%) NoSQL
19 14 (20.00%) ETL
20 12 (17.14%) Java
21 11 (15.71%) Kanban

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 35 (50.00%) Node.js
2 7 (10.00%) nginx
3 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.86%) Apache
3 2 (2.86%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.43%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (44.29%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (32.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (37.14%) DNS
2 25 (35.71%) SSL
2 25 (35.71%) Internet
2 25 (35.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (24.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 17 (24.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (22.86%) NoSQL
4 7 (10.00%) MySQL
5 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) TeamCity
2 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.29%) Subversion
4 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.86%) JBehave
4 2 (2.86%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.86%) Selenium
4 2 (2.86%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.43%) Maven
5 1 (1.43%) Ant
5 1 (1.43%) JUnit
General
1 9 (12.86%) Back Office
2 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.43%) Games
3 1 (1.43%) Finance
3 1 (1.43%) Law
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (54.29%) Developer
2 19 (27.14%) Software Engineer
3 18 (25.71%) SQL Developer
3 18 (25.71%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 18 (25.71%) Cloud Engineer
4 13 (18.57%) Python Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
6 5 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Architect
7 4 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) PHP Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Java Developer
10 1 (1.43%) Automation Tester
10 1 (1.43%) PHP Zend Developer
10 1 (1.43%) Test Engineer
10 1 (1.43%) Technical Analyst
10 1 (1.43%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (1.43%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (55.71%) Web Services
2 28 (40.00%) .NET
3 18 (25.71%) Ruby on Rails
4 10 (14.29%) HTML
4 10 (14.29%) CSS
5 8 (11.43%) XML
6 5 (7.14%) jQuery
7 3 (4.29%) JSON
7 3 (4.29%) YAML
7 3 (4.29%) Symfony
8 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.86%) RESTful
9 1 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.43%) Apache Camel
9 1 (1.43%) ZeroMQ
9 1 (1.43%) Spring
9 1 (1.43%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (1.43%) Java EE
9 1 (1.43%) J2EE
9 1 (1.43%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 31 (44.29%) Client/Server
2 8 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.43%) Freedom of Information
2 8 (11.43%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (10.00%) NHS
4 4 (5.71%) Open Source
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 44 (62.86%) Linux
2 9 (12.86%) Windows
3 6 (8.57%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.86%) UNIX
5 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (35.71%) Load Balancing
3 17 (24.29%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (20.00%) ETL
5 11 (15.71%) Kanban
6 9 (12.86%) Data Protection
7 8 (11.43%) Knowledge Management
7 8 (11.43%) Information Management
8 5 (7.14%) TDD
8 5 (7.14%) Scrum
8 5 (7.14%) OOP
9 4 (5.71%) OO
9 4 (5.71%) Validation
9 4 (5.71%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.29%) BDD
10 3 (4.29%) DSDM
10 3 (4.29%) MVC
11 2 (2.86%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.14%) Python
1 40 (57.14%) PHP
2 34 (48.57%) C++
3 33 (47.14%) Bash Shell
4 24 (34.29%) C#
5 22 (31.43%) SQL
6 12 (17.14%) Java
7 9 (12.86%) JavaScript
8 6 (8.57%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.29%) PHP5
10 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.43%) Perl
11 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (41.43%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Varnish
1 1 (1.43%) Xen
1 1 (1.43%) vSphere
1 1 (1.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (24.29%) Puppet
2 10 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.57%) HAProxy
3 6 (8.57%) Capistrano
4 4 (5.71%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (7.14%) Splunk
1 5 (7.14%) Oracle
2 3 (4.29%) Facebook
2 3 (4.29%) Twitter
2 3 (4.29%) Google
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.86%) Adobe
4 1 (1.43%) EnterpriseDB
4 1 (1.43%) Zend
4 1 (1.43%) Sybase
4 1 (1.43%) JBoss
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £220.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £280 to £330 per day depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago