The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 49 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing Ruby 52 81 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.60% 4.11% 4.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.27% 10.48% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 66 48
Median daily rate £463 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £581 £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 West Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
629 773 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 43.53% 39.24% 36.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 490 441
Median daily rate £395 £409 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.36% +16.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 11
Median hourly rate £13.00 £19.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -40.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £15.25 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £45.00 £41.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -4 51 £469 -6.25% 13
Bradford - 1 £401 -
Ruby
Yorkshire

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 90 (69.77%) Python
2 82 (63.57%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (62.79%) Linux
4 79 (61.24%) HTML
5 69 (53.49%) Scala
6 67 (51.94%) HTML5
7 62 (48.06%) Java
8 60 (46.51%) JSON
9 59 (45.74%) Django
10 58 (44.96%) Jenkins
11 57 (44.19%) CSS
12 56 (43.41%) Spring
13 54 (41.86%) JIRA
13 54 (41.86%) Open Source
14 53 (41.09%) Scrum
15 51 (39.53%) RESTful
16 50 (38.76%) Puppet
17 48 (37.21%) Play Framework
18 46 (35.66%) Opscode Chef
19 42 (32.56%) Ruby on Rails
20 41 (31.78%) Confluence
21 39 (30.23%) CSS3
21 39 (30.23%) REST
22 38 (29.46%) Git (software)
23 36 (27.91%) Selenium
23 36 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
23 36 (27.91%) MongoDB
23 36 (27.91%) Cucumber
23 36 (27.91%) Ajax
24 35 (27.13%) TDD

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (31.78%) Confluence
2 9 (6.98%) OpenStack
3 8 (6.20%) CloudStack
4 3 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.55%) CMS
5 2 (1.55%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.78%) Apache
6 1 (0.78%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.78%) IIS
6 1 (0.78%) JBoss
6 1 (0.78%) Jetty
6 1 (0.78%) Mongrel
6 1 (0.78%) nginx
6 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (6.98%) GitHub
2 3 (2.33%) IaaS
3 2 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.55%) Sumo Logic
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.78%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (0.78%) Heroku
4 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.05%) HTTP
2 3 (2.33%) LDAP
3 2 (1.55%) Firewall
3 2 (1.55%) Internet
3 2 (1.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.78%) DNS
4 1 (0.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (27.91%) MongoDB
2 35 (27.13%) NoSQL
2 35 (27.13%) Relational Database
3 12 (9.30%) MySQL
4 10 (7.75%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (6.20%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.78%) HBase
7 1 (0.78%) Redis
7 1 (0.78%) Riak
Development Applications
1 58 (44.96%) Jenkins
2 54 (41.86%) JIRA
3 38 (29.46%) Git (software)
4 36 (27.91%) Cucumber
4 36 (27.91%) Selenium
5 22 (17.05%) Subversion
6 21 (16.28%) JUnit
7 7 (5.43%) WebDriver
8 5 (3.88%) Calabash
8 5 (3.88%) Capybara
8 5 (3.88%) JMeter
8 5 (3.88%) Maven
9 4 (3.10%) LoadRunner
9 4 (3.10%) RSpec
10 3 (2.33%) Appium
11 2 (1.55%) DbUnit
11 2 (1.55%) Grunt
11 2 (1.55%) SonarQube
11 2 (1.55%) Travis CI
11 2 (1.55%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (1.55%) Games
2 1 (0.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 65 (50.39%) Developer
2 20 (15.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 19 (14.73%) Architect
4 18 (13.95%) Scala Developer
5 17 (13.18%) Java Developer
6 16 (12.40%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (11.63%) Technical Architect
8 8 (6.20%) Ruby Developer
8 8 (6.20%) Software Developer
8 8 (6.20%) Technical Leader
9 7 (5.43%) Developer in Test
9 7 (5.43%) Java Architect
9 7 (5.43%) Java Scala Developer
9 7 (5.43%) Java Technical Architect
10 5 (3.88%) Lead Architect
10 5 (3.88%) Tester
11 4 (3.10%) Automation Tester
12 3 (2.33%) Linux Engineer
12 3 (2.33%) Senior Developer
13 2 (1.55%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (61.24%) HTML
2 67 (51.94%) HTML5
3 60 (46.51%) JSON
4 59 (45.74%) Django
5 57 (44.19%) CSS
6 56 (43.41%) Spring
7 51 (39.53%) RESTful
8 48 (37.21%) Play Framework
9 42 (32.56%) Ruby on Rails
10 39 (30.23%) CSS3
10 39 (30.23%) REST
11 36 (27.91%) Ajax
12 28 (21.71%) Guice
12 28 (21.71%) Spring MVC
13 13 (10.08%) Web Services
14 9 (6.98%) Node.js
15 7 (5.43%) jQuery
16 6 (4.65%) SOAP
16 6 (4.65%) XML
17 5 (3.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.85%) Social Media
2 12 (9.30%) User Experience
3 10 (7.75%) Tandem
4 9 (6.98%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.88%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.10%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.33%) PKI
7 3 (2.33%) Smartcard
8 2 (1.55%) NHS
9 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.78%) iPhone
9 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 81 (62.79%) Linux
2 26 (20.16%) Unix
3 9 (6.98%) Windows
4 5 (3.88%) Mac OS X
5 4 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.55%) Android
6 2 (1.55%) CentOS
6 2 (1.55%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.78%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.78%) VMS
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (63.57%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (41.86%) Open Source
3 53 (41.09%) Scrum
4 36 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (27.13%) TDD
6 29 (22.48%) Configuration Management
6 29 (22.48%) MVC
7 27 (20.93%) DevOps
8 26 (20.16%) Kanban
9 25 (19.38%) Automated Testing
10 24 (18.60%) BDD
11 23 (17.83%) Front End Development
12 20 (15.50%) Mentoring
12 20 (15.50%) Web Development
13 19 (14.73%) Responsive Web Design
13 19 (14.73%) Web Design
14 16 (12.40%) Business Analysis
14 16 (12.40%) Microservices
15 14 (10.85%) OWASP
16 13 (10.08%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 90 (69.77%) Python
2 69 (53.49%) Scala
3 62 (48.06%) Java
4 32 (24.81%) JavaScript
5 29 (22.48%) C#
6 19 (14.73%) Bash Shell
7 11 (8.53%) SQL
8 9 (6.98%) Shell Script
9 8 (6.20%) PHP
10 7 (5.43%) Go
11 6 (4.65%) C++
12 5 (3.88%) Perl
13 2 (1.55%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.78%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.78%) Clojure
14 1 (0.78%) F#
14 1 (0.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (2.33%) CCNP
1 3 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (2.33%) Degree
1 3 (2.33%) MCSE
1 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (2.33%) RHCE
2 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) QA
2 3 (2.33%) HL7
2 3 (2.33%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (7.75%) Docker
2 7 (5.43%) vSphere
2 7 (5.43%) Xen
2 7 (5.43%) XenServer
3 4 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.78%) HDFS
4 1 (0.78%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 50 (38.76%) Puppet
2 46 (35.66%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (8.53%) Ansible
4 5 (3.88%) Cobbler
5 4 (3.10%) Salt
6 2 (1.55%) Nagios
6 2 (1.55%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.78%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.78%) Marathon
7 1 (0.78%) Mesos
7 1 (0.78%) Packer
7 1 (0.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (23.26%) Google
2 12 (9.30%) VMware
3 6 (4.65%) Oracle
4 5 (3.88%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.10%) Rackspace
5 4 (3.10%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.33%) Splunk
7 2 (1.55%) New Relic
7 2 (1.55%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.78%) Cisco
8 1 (0.78%) EMC
8 1 (0.78%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.78%) F5
8 1 (0.78%) HP
8 1 (0.78%) NetApp