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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 58 49 84
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +35
Contract jobs citing Ruby 15 33 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.45% 3.58% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.40% 8.71% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 7
Average daily rate
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£575 £401 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.57% +14.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +11.11%
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
341 379 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 33.01% 41.06% 48.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 221 354
Average daily rate £320 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 21 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 £38.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% +120.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 August 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 22 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 27 (60.00%) PHP
2 25 (55.56%) TDD
3 22 (48.89%) C#
4 20 (44.44%) Java
5 19 (42.22%) C++
5 19 (42.22%) Software Engineering
6 18 (40.00%) Python
7 15 (33.33%) Linux
7 15 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 15 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (33.33%) Cucumber
8 14 (31.11%) Web Services
9 13 (28.89%) BDD
9 13 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (26.67%) DevOps
11 10 (22.22%) Salt
11 10 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (22.22%) User Stories
11 10 (22.22%) Puppet
11 10 (22.22%) Bash Shell
12 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (20.00%) WebDriver
12 9 (20.00%) Selenium
13 8 (17.78%) QA
13 8 (17.78%) JBehave
13 8 (17.78%) SoapUI
13 8 (17.78%) XML
13 8 (17.78%) CSS
13 8 (17.78%) HTML
13 8 (17.78%) ISEB

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (15.56%) Node.js
2 2 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.22%) nginx
3 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
1 2 (4.44%) FTP
1 2 (4.44%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) MySQL
2 6 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 6 (13.33%) NoSQL
3 5 (11.11%) Couchbase
3 5 (11.11%) Redis
3 5 (11.11%) SimpleDB
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.22%) QlikView
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 9 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 9 (20.00%) Selenium
3 8 (17.78%) JBehave
3 8 (17.78%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.44%) Behat
4 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Tester
3 8 (17.78%) Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Agile Coach
4 7 (15.56%) Automation Tester
5 4 (8.89%) PHP Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Head of Architecture
7 2 (4.44%) Configuration Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) Web Services
2 8 (17.78%) XML
2 8 (17.78%) CSS
2 8 (17.78%) HTML
3 6 (13.33%) .NET
4 5 (11.11%) jQuery
5 4 (8.89%) Symfony
6 3 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (6.67%) CSS3
7 2 (4.44%) REST
7 2 (4.44%) HTML5
7 2 (4.44%) Sass
7 2 (4.44%) Play Framework
7 2 (4.44%) Django
7 2 (4.44%) JSON
7 2 (4.44%) Ajax
8 1 (2.22%) XSLT
8 1 (2.22%) LESS
8 1 (2.22%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.22%) Open Source
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) TDD
2 19 (42.22%) Software Engineering
3 15 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 13 (28.89%) BDD
4 13 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (26.67%) DevOps
6 10 (22.22%) User Stories
7 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (15.56%) Refactoring
9 6 (13.33%) ATDD
10 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
11 4 (8.89%) OOP
11 4 (8.89%) OO
12 3 (6.67%) MVC
12 3 (6.67%) Scrum
13 2 (4.44%) CMMI
13 2 (4.44%) TOGAF
14 1 (2.22%) Business Analysis
14 1 (2.22%) Data Analysis
14 1 (2.22%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) PHP
2 22 (48.89%) C#
3 20 (44.44%) Java
4 19 (42.22%) C++
5 18 (40.00%) Python
6 10 (22.22%) Bash Shell
7 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
8 4 (8.89%) PHP5
8 4 (8.89%) Perl
9 3 (6.67%) SQL
10 2 (4.44%) Scala
10 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) ISEB
2 4 (8.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) Salt
1 10 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (22.22%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) HAProxy
2 1 (2.22%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Google
1 3 (6.67%) Facebook
1 3 (6.67%) Twitter
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Sony
3 1 (2.22%) Zend
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago