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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 36 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Ruby 64 64 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.31% 5.62% 5.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.49% 13.28% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 48 41
Average daily rate £475 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +425.92%
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
610 482 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.05% 42.32% 44.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 347 305
Average daily rate £425 £355 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% +18.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.25 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.42% +112.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 91 (66.91%) Python
2 82 (60.29%) Java
3 68 (50.00%) Linux
3 68 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (38.97%) HTML
5 47 (34.56%) C#
6 46 (33.82%) .NET
7 41 (30.15%) JavaScript
8 40 (29.41%) Scala
9 39 (28.68%) Unix
10 37 (27.21%) CSS
10 37 (27.21%) C++
11 32 (23.53%) Puppet
12 30 (22.06%) Mac OS X
13 29 (21.32%) DevOps
14 28 (20.59%) Ruby on Rails
14 28 (20.59%) NoSQL
14 28 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (19.85%) Configuration Management
16 25 (18.38%) Bash Shell
17 24 (17.65%) Shell Script
17 24 (17.65%) SQL
18 23 (16.91%) Internet
18 23 (16.91%) Opscode Chef
19 22 (16.18%) Perl
19 22 (16.18%) MongoDB
20 20 (14.71%) Git (software)
20 20 (14.71%) MySQL
21 19 (13.97%) Django
21 19 (13.97%) Software Architecture

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 10 (7.35%) Apache
1 10 (7.35%) Confluence
2 5 (3.68%) CloudStack
2 5 (3.68%) nginx
2 5 (3.68%) Node.js
2 5 (3.68%) OpenStack
2 5 (3.68%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.94%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.21%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.47%) GitHub
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.74%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.91%) Internet
2 9 (6.62%) SNMP
3 6 (4.41%) HTTP
4 4 (2.94%) DSL
5 3 (2.21%) Firewall
5 3 (2.21%) LAN
5 3 (2.21%) WAN
6 2 (1.47%) DNS
7 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.59%) NoSQL
2 22 (16.18%) MongoDB
3 20 (14.71%) MySQL
4 17 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 17 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (5.15%) Redis
6 6 (4.41%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.94%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.94%) HBase
8 3 (2.21%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.74%) Informix
9 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 19 (13.97%) Jenkins
3 18 (13.24%) LoadRunner
4 17 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 17 (12.50%) JIRA
5 16 (11.76%) JMeter
6 13 (9.56%) Maven
6 13 (9.56%) Selenium
7 11 (8.09%) Firebug
8 9 (6.62%) HP UFT
9 6 (4.41%) Gatling
9 6 (4.41%) SilkPerformer
9 6 (4.41%) SoapUI
9 6 (4.41%) The Grinder
9 6 (4.41%) Visual Studio
9 6 (4.41%) VisualVM
9 6 (4.41%) YourKit
10 4 (2.94%) Subversion
11 2 (1.47%) RSpec
11 2 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (5.15%) Finance
2 5 (3.68%) Law
3 1 (0.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 62 (45.59%) Developer
2 23 (16.91%) Architect
3 20 (14.71%) Java Developer
4 19 (13.97%) Senior Developer
4 19 (13.97%) Technical Architect
5 18 (13.24%) DevOps Engineer
6 15 (11.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 12 (8.82%) Digital Architect
7 12 (8.82%) Digital Developer
7 12 (8.82%) Ruby Developer
8 11 (8.09%) Digital Technical Architect
9 10 (7.35%) Analyst
9 10 (7.35%) Senior Architect
9 10 (7.35%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (7.35%) Senior Technical Architect
9 10 (7.35%) Test Analyst
10 9 (6.62%) Test Leader
11 8 (5.88%) HTML Developer
11 8 (5.88%) Performance Analyst
11 8 (5.88%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (38.97%) HTML
2 46 (33.82%) .NET
3 37 (27.21%) CSS
4 28 (20.59%) Ruby on Rails
5 19 (13.97%) AngularJS
5 19 (13.97%) Django
5 19 (13.97%) Play Framework
6 16 (11.76%) REST
7 14 (10.29%) HTML5
7 14 (10.29%) Mustache
7 14 (10.29%) Sass
8 13 (9.56%) CSS3
8 13 (9.56%) XHTML
9 12 (8.82%) JSON
10 10 (7.35%) Spring
11 9 (6.62%) Hibernate
12 6 (4.41%) Web Services
12 6 (4.41%) XML
13 4 (2.94%) RESTful
13 4 (2.94%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (11.03%) User Experience
2 9 (6.62%) PKI
3 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.74%) CESG
4 1 (0.74%) IBM XIV
4 1 (0.74%) RIA
4 1 (0.74%) Social Media
4 1 (0.74%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 68 (50.00%) Linux
2 39 (28.68%) Unix
3 30 (22.06%) Mac OS X
4 13 (9.56%) Windows
5 8 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.41%) CentOS
6 6 (4.41%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.47%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.74%) Fedora
8 1 (0.74%) SUSE
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (21.32%) DevOps
3 28 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (19.85%) Configuration Management
5 19 (13.97%) Software Architecture
6 17 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 17 (12.50%) TDD
7 16 (11.76%) Front End Development
8 15 (11.03%) Open Source
9 14 (10.29%) Scrum
10 11 (8.09%) BDD
10 11 (8.09%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (6.62%) Functional Testing
11 9 (6.62%) Network Monitoring
11 9 (6.62%) Performance Analysis
11 9 (6.62%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (6.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 9 (6.62%) Web Design
12 8 (5.88%) DSDM
12 8 (5.88%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 91 (66.91%) Python
2 82 (60.29%) Java
3 47 (34.56%) C#
4 41 (30.15%) JavaScript
5 40 (29.41%) Scala
6 37 (27.21%) C++
7 25 (18.38%) Bash Shell
8 24 (17.65%) Shell Script
8 24 (17.65%) SQL
9 22 (16.18%) Perl
10 11 (8.09%) C
10 11 (8.09%) PHP
11 7 (5.15%) CoffeeScript
12 6 (4.41%) VBA
12 6 (4.41%) VBScript
13 5 (3.68%) PowerShell
14 4 (2.94%) HiveQL
14 4 (2.94%) R
15 1 (0.74%) Go
15 1 (0.74%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.47%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.74%) Degree
4 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 13 (9.56%) QA
2 3 (2.21%) WCAG
3 1 (0.74%) GPG13
3 1 (0.74%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (5.15%) vSphere
2 5 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.68%) Xen
2 5 (3.68%) XenServer
3 3 (2.21%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.21%) Docker
4 1 (0.74%) Firmware
4 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.74%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 32 (23.53%) Puppet
2 23 (16.91%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (11.03%) Cobbler
4 11 (8.09%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.21%) Ansible
6 2 (1.47%) logstash
7 1 (0.74%) Cacti
7 1 (0.74%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.74%) Grafana
7 1 (0.74%) Graphite
7 1 (0.74%) Nagios
7 1 (0.74%) Opsview
7 1 (0.74%) Salt
7 1 (0.74%) Terraform
7 1 (0.74%) yum
Vendors
1 16 (11.76%) Oracle
2 9 (6.62%) HP
3 8 (5.88%) VMware
4 7 (5.15%) IBM
5 6 (4.41%) AppDynamics
5 6 (4.41%) Dynatrace
5 6 (4.41%) EnterpriseDB
5 6 (4.41%) New Relic
5 6 (4.41%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.94%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.21%) RightScale
8 2 (1.47%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.47%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.47%) Sonatype
8 2 (1.47%) Splunk
9 1 (0.74%) CA
9 1 (0.74%) Cisco
9 1 (0.74%) F5
9 1 (0.74%) Google
9 1 (0.74%) Riverbed
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