The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 100 108 101
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 18 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.88% 0.35% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.66% 1.18% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 3
Average daily rate £450 £438 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +15.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £71.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-87.32% -
Ruby on Rails
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
677 591 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 33.04% 29.48% 31.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 354 399
Average daily rate £418 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% +128.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the West Yorkshire region.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Ruby on Rails
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the West Yorkshire region.

Ruby on Rails Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Ruby on Rails
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +3 18 £450 +2.85%
Ruby on Rails
Yorkshire

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails.

1 27 (100.00%) Ruby
2 19 (70.37%) HTML
3 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (51.85%) TDD
4 14 (51.85%) CSS
5 11 (40.74%) HTML5
6 6 (22.22%) Java
6 6 (22.22%) Linux
6 6 (22.22%) Redis
7 5 (18.52%) Software Architecture
7 5 (18.52%) REST
7 5 (18.52%) Play Framework
7 5 (18.52%) Apache
7 5 (18.52%) Tomcat
7 5 (18.52%) MySQL
7 5 (18.52%) Mac OS X
7 5 (18.52%) Internet
7 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (18.52%) Unix
7 5 (18.52%) JSON
7 5 (18.52%) Django
7 5 (18.52%) Scala
7 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
7 5 (18.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
7 5 (18.52%) nginx
8 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
8 4 (14.81%) Docker
8 4 (14.81%) Puppet
8 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (18.52%) Apache
1 5 (18.52%) nginx
1 5 (18.52%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Drupal
2 1 (3.70%) Joomla!
2 1 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Redis
2 5 (18.52%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
2 5 (18.52%) MySQL
2 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
2 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) RSpec
3 1 (3.70%) Capybara
3 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Ruby Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Technical Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Digital Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Digital Technical Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Digital Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Technical Architect
5 3 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (11.11%) HTML Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Graduate
7 1 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Graduate IT Support
7 1 (3.70%) IT Graduate
7 1 (3.70%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (70.37%) HTML
2 14 (51.85%) CSS
3 11 (40.74%) HTML5
4 5 (18.52%) Django
4 5 (18.52%) JSON
4 5 (18.52%) Play Framework
4 5 (18.52%) REST
5 2 (7.41%) CSS3
5 2 (7.41%) jQuery
5 2 (7.41%) Sinatra
6 1 (3.70%) .NET
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.70%) Resque
6 1 (3.70%) RESTful
6 1 (3.70%) RSS
6 1 (3.70%) Sass
6 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Mac OS X
2 5 (18.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) TDD
3 5 (18.52%) Software Architecture
4 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) BDD
5 2 (7.41%) Build Automation
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) Open Source
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) User Stories
6 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Ruby
2 6 (22.22%) Java
3 5 (18.52%) Scala
4 3 (11.11%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) C
6 1 (3.70%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) C++
6 1 (3.70%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) Capistrano
3 1 (3.70%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Citrix
1 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
1 1 (3.70%) Sitecore
1 1 (3.70%) VMware