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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 19 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 96 51 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.86% 5.16% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.51% 11.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 71 43 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £13.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -61.42%
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
492 436 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.29% 44.08% 43.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 289 232
Average daily rate £363 £300 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 12
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% +44.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 76 (63.33%) Python
2 75 (62.50%) DevOps
3 67 (55.83%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (53.33%) Puppet
5 60 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 60 (50.00%) Linux
6 51 (42.50%) PHP
7 45 (37.50%) Java
8 43 (35.83%) Bash Shell
9 41 (34.17%) Software Engineering
10 39 (32.50%) Configuration Management
11 37 (30.83%) MongoDB
12 35 (29.17%) Apache
13 31 (25.83%) SQL
14 30 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (23.33%) TDD
16 26 (21.67%) Oracle
17 24 (20.00%) C++
18 23 (19.17%) MySQL
18 23 (19.17%) Node.js
19 22 (18.33%) C#
20 21 (17.50%) UNIX
20 21 (17.50%) Test Automation
21 20 (16.67%) NoSQL
21 20 (16.67%) Graphite
22 18 (15.00%) Riak
23 17 (14.17%) Redis
23 17 (14.17%) Amazon AWS
24 16 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
24 16 (13.33%) Shell Script

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (29.17%) Apache
2 23 (19.17%) Node.js
3 11 (9.17%) OpenStack
4 10 (8.33%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.00%) nginx
6 3 (2.50%) JBoss
6 3 (2.50%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (2.50%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.83%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.17%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.17%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (5.00%) Amazon S3
3 6 (5.00%) Route 53
4 3 (2.50%) SaaS
5 1 (0.83%) PaaS
5 1 (0.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.33%) DNS
2 9 (7.50%) TCP/IP
3 8 (6.67%) SSL
4 7 (5.83%) Internet
5 5 (4.17%) DHCP
5 5 (4.17%) HTTP
6 4 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.83%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (30.83%) MongoDB
2 23 (19.17%) MySQL
3 20 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 18 (15.00%) Riak
5 17 (14.17%) Redis
6 13 (10.83%) Hypertable
6 13 (10.83%) CouchDB
7 10 (8.33%) Couchbase
8 9 (7.50%) SimpleDB
9 6 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (4.17%) Hadoop
10 5 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (3.33%) Apache Hive
11 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
11 4 (3.33%) Big Data
12 3 (2.50%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.83%) QlikView
13 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (10.83%) Fiddler
2 12 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 10 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.17%) RSpec
6 3 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 6 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.33%) Law
2 4 (3.33%) Games
3 2 (1.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 51 (42.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (13.33%) Agile Coach
3 15 (12.50%) Architect
4 13 (10.83%) Developer
4 13 (10.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 12 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 9 (7.50%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (5.83%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Digital Architect
10 4 (3.33%) Analyst
10 4 (3.33%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.33%) Data Architect
10 4 (3.33%) Programmer
10 4 (3.33%) Java Developer
11 3 (2.50%) Analyst Programmer
11 3 (2.50%) UNIX Systems Engineer
11 3 (2.50%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.50%) Web Services
2 12 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (6.67%) .NET
3 8 (6.67%) Django
4 6 (5.00%) Play Framework
4 6 (5.00%) J2EE
5 5 (4.17%) CSS
6 4 (3.33%) HTML
6 4 (3.33%) Spring
7 3 (2.50%) LAMP
7 3 (2.50%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.50%) REST
7 3 (2.50%) CSS3
8 2 (1.67%) jQuery
8 2 (1.67%) HTML5
8 2 (1.67%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (1.67%) Ajax
8 2 (1.67%) JSON
8 2 (1.67%) Spring MVC
8 2 (1.67%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.00%) Open Source
4 5 (4.17%) User Experience
5 4 (3.33%) Clustering
5 4 (3.33%) Online Games
6 3 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.67%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.83%) Social Media
8 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 60 (50.00%) Linux
2 21 (17.50%) UNIX
3 6 (5.00%) Windows
4 5 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (62.50%) DevOps
2 67 (55.83%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (34.17%) Software Engineering
4 39 (32.50%) Configuration Management
5 30 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (23.33%) TDD
7 21 (17.50%) Test Automation
8 16 (13.33%) Refactoring
9 14 (11.67%) ATDD
10 12 (10.00%) Load Balancing
11 9 (7.50%) User Stories
12 8 (6.67%) Scrum
13 7 (5.83%) Kanban
14 6 (5.00%) Software Architecture
14 6 (5.00%) Mentoring
15 5 (4.17%) Capacity Management
15 5 (4.17%) Agile Project Management
15 5 (4.17%) Product Management
15 5 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (4.17%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 76 (63.33%) Python
2 51 (42.50%) PHP
3 45 (37.50%) Java
4 43 (35.83%) Bash Shell
5 31 (25.83%) SQL
6 24 (20.00%) C++
7 22 (18.33%) C#
8 16 (13.33%) Shell Script
9 13 (10.83%) C
10 8 (6.67%) JavaScript
10 8 (6.67%) Perl
11 7 (5.83%) Scala
12 3 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (3.33%) Degree
2 3 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) COBIT
1 2 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 64 (53.33%) Puppet
2 60 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (16.67%) Graphite
4 13 (10.83%) Ansible
4 13 (10.83%) CFEngine
4 13 (10.83%) Cobbler
4 13 (10.83%) Tivoli
4 13 (10.83%) Nagios
5 11 (9.17%) Salt
6 6 (5.00%) HAProxy
7 3 (2.50%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (0.83%) Opsview
Vendors
1 26 (21.67%) Oracle
2 14 (11.67%) Splunk
3 13 (10.83%) SaltStack
4 5 (4.17%) Rackspace
5 3 (2.50%) IBM
5 3 (2.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.50%) VMware
6 2 (1.67%) Percona
7 1 (0.83%) Actimize
7 1 (0.83%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.83%) Tealeaf
7 1 (0.83%) Sony
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft