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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 43 60 27
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -33
Contract jobs citing Ruby 60 26 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.42% 2.14% 6.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.38% 4.35% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 20 43
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£400 £316 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.48% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £403 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +77.50%
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
640 598 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 47.16% 49.14% 42.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 431 194
Average daily rate £350 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 83 (63.85%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (57.69%) Python
3 66 (50.77%) DevOps
4 62 (47.69%) Linux
5 59 (45.38%) Puppet
6 58 (44.62%) Java
7 54 (41.54%) Opscode Chef
8 44 (33.85%) Bash Shell
8 44 (33.85%) SQL
9 40 (30.77%) Configuration Management
10 36 (27.69%) TDD
11 35 (26.92%) MongoDB
12 33 (25.38%) PHP
13 30 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (21.54%) MySQL
15 27 (20.77%) Apache
15 27 (20.77%) UNIX
16 25 (19.23%) JavaScript
17 24 (18.46%) Ruby on Rails
17 24 (18.46%) NoSQL
18 23 (17.69%) Cucumber
19 22 (16.92%) Open Source
19 22 (16.92%) Software Engineering
20 20 (15.38%) C#
20 20 (15.38%) .NET
20 20 (15.38%) Git (software)
21 19 (14.62%) Amazon AWS
22 18 (13.85%) Continuous Delivery
22 18 (13.85%) Cobbler
22 18 (13.85%) CSS

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 27 (20.77%) Apache
2 17 (13.08%) Node.js
3 14 (10.77%) OpenStack
4 7 (5.38%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (4.62%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.77%) WordPress
6 1 (0.77%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.62%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (10.77%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.62%) SaaS
4 4 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.77%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.77%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.38%) Internet
2 4 (3.08%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.54%) HTTP
4 1 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.77%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.77%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (26.92%) MongoDB
2 28 (21.54%) MySQL
3 24 (18.46%) NoSQL
4 13 (10.00%) Redis
4 13 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (7.69%) Riak
5 10 (7.69%) Hypertable
5 10 (7.69%) CouchDB
6 9 (6.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (5.38%) Couchbase
7 7 (5.38%) Big Data
8 6 (4.62%) Relational Database
8 6 (4.62%) SimpleDB
8 6 (4.62%) Hadoop
9 4 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (3.08%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.54%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (17.69%) Cucumber
2 20 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 10 (7.69%) Fiddler
4 9 (6.92%) Jenkins
5 8 (6.15%) Capybara
6 7 (5.38%) TeamCity
6 7 (5.38%) Sahi
6 7 (5.38%) WATIR
6 7 (5.38%) Selenium
6 7 (5.38%) IntelliJ
6 7 (5.38%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (3.08%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.77%) RSpec
8 1 (0.77%) Hudson
8 1 (0.77%) JIRA
General
1 5 (3.85%) Games
2 4 (3.08%) Finance
3 3 (2.31%) Law
3 3 (2.31%) Retail
4 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (36.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (20.00%) Developer
3 25 (19.23%) Architect
4 14 (10.77%) Technical Architect
4 14 (10.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 11 (8.46%) Agile Coach
6 9 (6.92%) Ruby Developer
7 8 (6.15%) Digital Architect
8 7 (5.38%) Platform Engineer
9 6 (4.62%) Analyst
9 6 (4.62%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 5 (3.85%) Senior Architect
11 4 (3.08%) Test Analyst
11 4 (3.08%) QA Analyst
11 4 (3.08%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.08%) Chief Architect
12 3 (2.31%) Digital Technical Architect
12 3 (2.31%) Senior Digital Architect
12 3 (2.31%) Senior Technical Architect
12 3 (2.31%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.46%) Ruby on Rails
2 20 (15.38%) .NET
3 18 (13.85%) CSS
3 18 (13.85%) HTML
4 13 (10.00%) XML
4 13 (10.00%) Django
5 12 (9.23%) Web Services
5 12 (9.23%) Sass
6 9 (6.92%) HTML5
6 9 (6.92%) Play Framework
7 8 (6.15%) AngularJS
7 8 (6.15%) CSS3
7 8 (6.15%) Sinatra
7 8 (6.15%) RESTful
8 5 (3.85%) REST
8 5 (3.85%) Backbone.js
8 5 (3.85%) .NET Framework
8 5 (3.85%) Spring
9 4 (3.08%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.08%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.92%) Open Source
2 11 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.08%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.08%) User Experience
3 4 (3.08%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.31%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.31%) Online Games
4 3 (2.31%) Clustering
4 3 (2.31%) NHS
4 3 (2.31%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.77%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 62 (47.69%) Linux
2 27 (20.77%) UNIX
3 7 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.08%) CentOS
5 2 (1.54%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.77%) Android
6 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (63.85%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (50.77%) DevOps
3 40 (30.77%) Configuration Management
4 36 (27.69%) TDD
5 30 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (16.92%) Software Engineering
7 18 (13.85%) Continuous Delivery
8 17 (13.08%) Test Automation
9 12 (9.23%) BDD
10 11 (8.46%) Software Architecture
10 11 (8.46%) ATDD
10 11 (8.46%) User Stories
11 10 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (7.69%) Scrum
11 10 (7.69%) Web Design
11 10 (7.69%) Pair Programming
12 9 (6.92%) Refactoring
12 9 (6.92%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (6.92%) Software Delivery
13 8 (6.15%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 75 (57.69%) Python
2 58 (44.62%) Java
3 44 (33.85%) Bash Shell
3 44 (33.85%) SQL
4 33 (25.38%) PHP
5 25 (19.23%) JavaScript
6 20 (15.38%) C#
7 17 (13.08%) Shell Script
8 13 (10.00%) C++
9 12 (9.23%) C
9 12 (9.23%) Scala
10 6 (4.62%) Perl
11 1 (0.77%) Groovy
11 1 (0.77%) Clojure
11 1 (0.77%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.77%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (4.62%) Degree
1 6 (4.62%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.31%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.77%) XenServer
2 1 (0.77%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.77%) vSphere
2 1 (0.77%) Docker
2 1 (0.77%) Xen
Systems Management
1 59 (45.38%) Puppet
2 54 (41.54%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (13.85%) Cobbler
4 17 (13.08%) Tivoli
5 14 (10.77%) Graphite
6 10 (7.69%) Ansible
6 10 (7.69%) CFEngine
6 10 (7.69%) Nagios
7 8 (6.15%) Salt
8 7 (5.38%) Graylog
9 4 (3.08%) Opsview
9 4 (3.08%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.77%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.77%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 14 (10.77%) Oracle
1 14 (10.77%) Splunk
2 13 (10.00%) Rackspace
3 11 (8.46%) SaltStack
4 7 (5.38%) Akamai
4 7 (5.38%) New Relic
4 7 (5.38%) VMware
5 4 (3.08%) Tealeaf
5 4 (3.08%) Riverbed
6 1 (0.77%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (0.77%) Percona
6 1 (0.77%) Red Hat
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