The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
Rank 37 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Ruby 47 68 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.29% 4.78% 6.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.90% 11.97% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 55 46
Median daily rate £469 £500 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £610 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

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
528 568 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 48.18% 39.89% 42.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 376 339
Median daily rate £400 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -46.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 88 (69.84%) Python
2 81 (64.29%) Linux
3 80 (63.49%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (61.90%) HTML
5 69 (54.76%) Scala
6 66 (52.38%) HTML5
7 62 (49.21%) Java
8 59 (46.83%) JSON
8 59 (46.83%) Django
9 57 (45.24%) Jenkins
10 56 (44.44%) Spring
10 56 (44.44%) CSS
11 54 (42.86%) JIRA
11 54 (42.86%) Open Source
12 53 (42.06%) Scrum
13 51 (40.48%) RESTful
14 48 (38.10%) Play Framework
14 48 (38.10%) Puppet
15 44 (34.92%) Opscode Chef
16 42 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
17 41 (32.54%) Confluence
18 39 (30.95%) CSS3
19 38 (30.16%) REST
20 37 (29.37%) Git (software)
21 36 (28.57%) Selenium
21 36 (28.57%) MongoDB
21 36 (28.57%) Ajax
22 35 (27.78%) NoSQL
22 35 (27.78%) Relational Database
22 35 (27.78%) Continuous Integration

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 41 (32.54%) Confluence
2 9 (7.14%) OpenStack
3 8 (6.35%) CloudStack
4 3 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.59%) CMS
5 2 (1.59%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.79%) Apache
6 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.79%) IIS
6 1 (0.79%) JBoss
6 1 (0.79%) Jetty
6 1 (0.79%) Mongrel
6 1 (0.79%) nginx
6 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (7.14%) GitHub
2 3 (2.38%) IaaS
3 2 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.59%) Sumo Logic
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.79%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (0.79%) Heroku
4 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.46%) HTTP
2 3 (2.38%) LDAP
3 2 (1.59%) Firewall
3 2 (1.59%) Internet
3 2 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.79%) DNS
4 1 (0.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 35 (27.78%) NoSQL
2 35 (27.78%) Relational Database
3 12 (9.52%) MySQL
4 10 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (6.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.79%) HBase
7 1 (0.79%) Redis
7 1 (0.79%) Riak
Development Applications
1 57 (45.24%) Jenkins
2 54 (42.86%) JIRA
3 37 (29.37%) Git (software)
4 36 (28.57%) Selenium
5 35 (27.78%) Cucumber
6 22 (17.46%) Subversion
7 21 (16.67%) JUnit
8 7 (5.56%) WebDriver
9 5 (3.97%) Capybara
9 5 (3.97%) JMeter
9 5 (3.97%) Maven
10 4 (3.17%) Calabash
10 4 (3.17%) LoadRunner
10 4 (3.17%) RSpec
11 2 (1.59%) DbUnit
11 2 (1.59%) Grunt
11 2 (1.59%) jMock
11 2 (1.59%) Mockito
11 2 (1.59%) Vagrant
11 2 (1.59%) WATIR
General
1 2 (1.59%) Games
2 1 (0.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 65 (51.59%) Developer
2 20 (15.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 19 (15.08%) Architect
4 18 (14.29%) Scala Developer
5 17 (13.49%) Java Developer
6 15 (11.90%) Technical Architect
7 14 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (6.35%) Ruby Developer
8 8 (6.35%) Software Developer
8 8 (6.35%) Technical Leader
9 7 (5.56%) Developer in Test
9 7 (5.56%) Java Architect
9 7 (5.56%) Java Scala Developer
9 7 (5.56%) Java Technical Architect
10 5 (3.97%) Lead Architect
10 5 (3.97%) Tester
11 4 (3.17%) Automation Tester
12 3 (2.38%) Linux Engineer
12 3 (2.38%) Senior Developer
13 2 (1.59%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (61.90%) HTML
2 66 (52.38%) HTML5
3 59 (46.83%) Django
3 59 (46.83%) JSON
4 56 (44.44%) CSS
4 56 (44.44%) Spring
5 51 (40.48%) RESTful
6 48 (38.10%) Play Framework
7 42 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
8 39 (30.95%) CSS3
9 38 (30.16%) REST
10 36 (28.57%) Ajax
11 28 (22.22%) Guice
11 28 (22.22%) Spring MVC
12 13 (10.32%) Web Services
13 9 (7.14%) Node.js
14 6 (4.76%) jQuery
14 6 (4.76%) SOAP
15 5 (3.97%) Sinatra
15 5 (3.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.11%) Social Media
2 12 (9.52%) User Experience
3 10 (7.94%) Tandem
4 9 (7.14%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.17%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.38%) PKI
6 3 (2.38%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.59%) NHS
8 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.79%) iPhone
8 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 81 (64.29%) Linux
2 26 (20.63%) Unix
3 9 (7.14%) Windows
4 5 (3.97%) Mac OS X
5 4 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.59%) CentOS
6 2 (1.59%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.79%) Android
7 1 (0.79%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.79%) VMS
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (63.49%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (42.86%) Open Source
3 53 (42.06%) Scrum
4 35 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (26.98%) TDD
6 28 (22.22%) MVC
7 27 (21.43%) Configuration Management
8 26 (20.63%) Kanban
9 25 (19.84%) Automated Testing
9 25 (19.84%) DevOps
10 23 (18.25%) BDD
10 23 (18.25%) Front End Development
11 20 (15.87%) Mentoring
11 20 (15.87%) Web Development
12 19 (15.08%) Responsive Web Design
12 19 (15.08%) Web Design
13 16 (12.70%) Business Analysis
13 16 (12.70%) Microservices
14 14 (11.11%) OWASP
15 13 (10.32%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 88 (69.84%) Python
2 69 (54.76%) Scala
3 62 (49.21%) Java
4 31 (24.60%) JavaScript
5 28 (22.22%) C#
6 17 (13.49%) Bash Shell
7 9 (7.14%) SQL
8 8 (6.35%) PHP
9 7 (5.56%) Go
9 7 (5.56%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.97%) C++
10 5 (3.97%) Perl
11 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.79%) Clojure
12 1 (0.79%) F#
12 1 (0.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (2.38%) CCNP
1 3 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (2.38%) Degree
1 3 (2.38%) MCSE
1 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (2.38%) RHCE
2 2 (1.59%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) HL7
1 3 (2.38%) QA
2 2 (1.59%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (7.94%) Docker
2 7 (5.56%) vSphere
2 7 (5.56%) Xen
2 7 (5.56%) XenServer
3 4 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.79%) HDFS
4 1 (0.79%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 48 (38.10%) Puppet
2 44 (34.92%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (8.73%) Ansible
4 5 (3.97%) Cobbler
5 4 (3.17%) Salt
6 2 (1.59%) Nagios
6 2 (1.59%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.79%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.79%) Marathon
7 1 (0.79%) Mesos
7 1 (0.79%) Packer
7 1 (0.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (23.81%) Google
2 12 (9.52%) VMware
3 5 (3.97%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.17%) Oracle
4 4 (3.17%) Rackspace
4 4 (3.17%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.38%) Splunk
6 2 (1.59%) New Relic
6 2 (1.59%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.79%) Cisco
7 1 (0.79%) EMC
7 1 (0.79%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (0.79%) F5
7 1 (0.79%) HP
7 1 (0.79%) NetApp