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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 51 30 86
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +56
Contract jobs citing Ruby 23 46 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.30% 5.19% 0.091%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.19% 12.99% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 43 1
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£400 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +21.21%
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
320 354 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.03% 39.95% 44.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 225 289
Average daily rate £325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £41.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +137.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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 23 September 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 23 September 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 29 (58.00%) PHP
2 27 (54.00%) TDD
3 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (44.00%) Linux
5 20 (40.00%) C#
5 20 (40.00%) Java
5 20 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 19 (38.00%) DevOps
7 18 (36.00%) Python
8 17 (34.00%) C++
9 16 (32.00%) Test Automation
9 16 (32.00%) Bash Shell
9 16 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
10 15 (30.00%) Cucumber
10 15 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (30.00%) Web Services
11 14 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (28.00%) Puppet
12 13 (26.00%) BDD
13 12 (24.00%) Salt
14 10 (20.00%) User Stories
15 9 (18.00%) Node.js
15 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
15 9 (18.00%) WebDriver
15 9 (18.00%) QA
15 9 (18.00%) Selenium
16 8 (16.00%) SoapUI
16 8 (16.00%) JBehave
16 8 (16.00%) ISEB
16 8 (16.00%) Client/Server

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 9 (18.00%) Node.js
2 6 (12.00%) Apache
3 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.00%) nginx
4 2 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.00%) WordPress
5 1 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.00%) Route 53
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) DNS
2 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.00%) DHCP
3 2 (4.00%) FTP
3 2 (4.00%) HTTP
3 2 (4.00%) SSL
3 2 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) MySQL
1 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
1 7 (14.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (12.00%) SimpleDB
2 6 (12.00%) Redis
2 6 (12.00%) Couchbase
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.00%) QlikView
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 15 (30.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (18.00%) Selenium
2 9 (18.00%) WebDriver
3 8 (16.00%) JBehave
3 8 (16.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.00%) Behat
4 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Software Engineer
1 12 (24.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 12 (24.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 9 (18.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 9 (18.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Tester
4 7 (14.00%) Agile Coach
4 7 (14.00%) Automation Tester
5 6 (12.00%) Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Configuration Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Head of Architecture
7 1 (2.00%) Cloud Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Django Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) Web Services
2 5 (10.00%) HTML
2 5 (10.00%) .NET
2 5 (10.00%) CSS
2 5 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (8.00%) XML
4 3 (6.00%) CSS3
4 3 (6.00%) Django
5 2 (4.00%) jQuery
5 2 (4.00%) HTML5
5 2 (4.00%) REST
5 2 (4.00%) JSON
5 2 (4.00%) Ajax
5 2 (4.00%) Sass
5 2 (4.00%) Play Framework
6 1 (2.00%) LESS
6 1 (2.00%) J2EE
6 1 (2.00%) XSLT
6 1 (2.00%) POSIX
6 1 (2.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.00%) UNIX
3 4 (8.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) TDD
2 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 19 (38.00%) DevOps
5 16 (32.00%) Test Automation
6 15 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (26.00%) BDD
8 10 (20.00%) User Stories
9 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
10 7 (14.00%) Refactoring
11 6 (12.00%) ATDD
12 5 (10.00%) Scrum
13 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing
14 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
14 3 (6.00%) ITIL
15 2 (4.00%) RUP
15 2 (4.00%) DSDM
15 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
15 2 (4.00%) CMMI
15 2 (4.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 29 (58.00%) PHP
2 20 (40.00%) C#
2 20 (40.00%) Java
3 18 (36.00%) Python
4 17 (34.00%) C++
5 16 (32.00%) Bash Shell
6 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.00%) Perl
7 3 (6.00%) SQL
8 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.00%) Scala
9 1 (2.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) ISEB
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 16 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (28.00%) Puppet
3 12 (24.00%) Salt
4 2 (4.00%) HAProxy
4 2 (4.00%) Cobbler
4 2 (4.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (4.00%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (2.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.00%) JBoss
2 2 (4.00%) IBM
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.00%) VMware
3 1 (2.00%) Actimize
3 1 (2.00%) Sony
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