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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 32 51 61
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +10
Contract jobs citing Ruby 65 29 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.52% 2.76% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.69% 5.98% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 23 5
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£363 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £227 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £396 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 £150.00
% change year-on-year
- -52.66%
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
608 485 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 51.66% 46.19% 33.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 346 133
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 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 £35.00 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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.

1 105 (65.22%) Python
2 101 (62.73%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (59.63%) DevOps
4 89 (55.28%) Puppet
5 83 (51.55%) Opscode Chef
5 83 (51.55%) Linux
6 61 (37.89%) Java
7 60 (37.27%) Configuration Management
7 60 (37.27%) Bash Shell
8 57 (35.40%) SQL
9 52 (32.30%) PHP
10 51 (31.68%) MongoDB
11 44 (27.33%) Apache
12 39 (24.22%) Software Engineering
13 38 (23.60%) TDD
14 35 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
15 33 (20.50%) MySQL
16 31 (19.25%) Oracle
17 30 (18.63%) UNIX
18 29 (18.01%) NoSQL
19 27 (16.77%) Node.js
20 26 (16.15%) Shell Script
21 25 (15.53%) Amazon AWS
21 25 (15.53%) Graphite
22 23 (14.29%) Riak
22 23 (14.29%) Cobbler
22 23 (14.29%) Tivoli
23 21 (13.04%) C++
23 21 (13.04%) OpenStack
23 21 (13.04%) Test Automation

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 44 (27.33%) Apache
2 27 (16.77%) Node.js
3 21 (13.04%) OpenStack
4 6 (3.73%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.11%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (2.48%) nginx
7 1 (0.62%) JBoss
7 1 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.62%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 25 (15.53%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (11.18%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (4.35%) SaaS
4 4 (2.48%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.48%) Route 53
4 4 (2.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.62%) IaaS
6 1 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.83%) Internet
2 7 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.35%) DNS
3 6 (3.73%) SSL
4 4 (2.48%) HTTP
5 3 (1.86%) DHCP
5 3 (1.86%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.62%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (31.68%) MongoDB
2 33 (20.50%) MySQL
3 29 (18.01%) NoSQL
4 23 (14.29%) Riak
5 19 (11.80%) Redis
6 18 (11.18%) Hypertable
6 18 (11.18%) CouchDB
7 11 (6.83%) Couchbase
8 10 (6.21%) SimpleDB
8 10 (6.21%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (5.59%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (4.97%) Relational Database
11 6 (3.73%) RDBMS
12 5 (3.11%) Big Data
12 5 (3.11%) Hadoop
13 4 (2.48%) Apache Hive
13 4 (2.48%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (1.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (12.42%) Cucumber
2 18 (11.18%) Git (software)
2 18 (11.18%) Fiddler
3 7 (4.35%) WATIR
3 7 (4.35%) Selenium
3 7 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (4.35%) Sahi
4 5 (3.11%) RSpec
4 5 (3.11%) Capybara
4 5 (3.11%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.11%) IntelliJ
4 5 (3.11%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.48%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.62%) Subversion
6 1 (0.62%) JIRA
6 1 (0.62%) Hudson
General
1 7 (4.35%) Games
2 4 (2.48%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.48%) Law
Job Titles
1 72 (44.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (15.53%) Developer
3 21 (13.04%) Architect
4 19 (11.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 12 (7.45%) Agile Coach
6 9 (5.59%) Analyst
6 9 (5.59%) Technical Architect
7 8 (4.97%) Software Engineer
8 7 (4.35%) Digital Architect
8 7 (4.35%) Ruby Developer
9 6 (3.73%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (3.73%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.11%) Senior Architect
10 5 (3.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 4 (2.48%) Cloud Engineer
11 4 (2.48%) Programmer
11 4 (2.48%) QA Analyst
11 4 (2.48%) Data Architect
11 4 (2.48%) Test Analyst
12 3 (1.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.80%) Web Services
2 18 (11.18%) Ruby on Rails
3 15 (9.32%) .NET
4 13 (8.07%) CSS
5 12 (7.45%) HTML
6 11 (6.83%) XML
7 10 (6.21%) Django
8 9 (5.59%) Sass
8 9 (5.59%) Play Framework
9 6 (3.73%) HTML5
10 5 (3.11%) Sinatra
10 5 (3.11%) CSS3
10 5 (3.11%) AngularJS
10 5 (3.11%) Spring
10 5 (3.11%) J2EE
11 4 (2.48%) XSD
11 4 (2.48%) XSLT
12 3 (1.86%) LAMP
12 3 (1.86%) Hibernate
12 3 (1.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (11.80%) Open Source
3 12 (7.45%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.11%) Clustering
4 5 (3.11%) Online Games
4 5 (3.11%) User Experience
5 3 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.86%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.86%) NHS
5 3 (1.86%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.24%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.62%) RIA
7 1 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 83 (51.55%) Linux
2 30 (18.63%) UNIX
3 5 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.86%) Windows
5 2 (1.24%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.62%) Android
6 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (62.73%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (59.63%) DevOps
3 60 (37.27%) Configuration Management
4 39 (24.22%) Software Engineering
5 38 (23.60%) TDD
6 35 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (13.04%) Test Automation
8 13 (8.07%) BDD
8 13 (8.07%) User Stories
8 13 (8.07%) Scrum
9 11 (6.83%) Load Balancing
9 11 (6.83%) ATDD
9 11 (6.83%) Software Architecture
10 10 (6.21%) Refactoring
10 10 (6.21%) Pair Programming
11 8 (4.97%) Web Design
11 8 (4.97%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (4.97%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (4.35%) Kanban
12 7 (4.35%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (65.22%) Python
2 61 (37.89%) Java
3 60 (37.27%) Bash Shell
4 57 (35.40%) SQL
5 52 (32.30%) PHP
6 26 (16.15%) Shell Script
7 21 (13.04%) C++
8 20 (12.42%) C
9 19 (11.80%) C#
10 15 (9.32%) JavaScript
11 12 (7.45%) Scala
12 8 (4.97%) Perl
13 1 (0.62%) VB
13 1 (0.62%) Clojure
13 1 (0.62%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.62%) Groovy
13 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (3.73%) Degree
2 5 (3.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.32%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.62%) XenServer
2 1 (0.62%) vSphere
2 1 (0.62%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.62%) Docker
2 1 (0.62%) Xen
Systems Management
1 89 (55.28%) Puppet
2 83 (51.55%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (15.53%) Graphite
4 23 (14.29%) Cobbler
4 23 (14.29%) Tivoli
5 18 (11.18%) Nagios
5 18 (11.18%) CFEngine
5 18 (11.18%) Ansible
6 12 (7.45%) Salt
7 5 (3.11%) Graylog
8 4 (2.48%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.62%) Opsview
9 1 (0.62%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 31 (19.25%) Oracle
2 19 (11.80%) Splunk
2 19 (11.80%) SaltStack
3 14 (8.70%) Rackspace
4 6 (3.73%) VMware
5 5 (3.11%) Akamai
5 5 (3.11%) New Relic
6 2 (1.24%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.24%) Percona
7 1 (0.62%) Tealeaf
7 1 (0.62%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.62%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (0.62%) IBM
7 1 (0.62%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago