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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 38 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 71 49 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.21% 3.17% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.87% 8.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 51 40 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £13.50 £150.00
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -91.00%
Ruby
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 West Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
598 595 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 35.43% 38.44% 37.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 379 312
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £16.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.93% +41.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £13.65 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £175.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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 +8 69 £369 +22.91% 16
Wakefield - - - -
Castleford - - - -
Ruby
Yorkshire

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 81 (61.36%) Python
2 80 (60.61%) DevOps
3 76 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (52.27%) Puppet
5 66 (50.00%) Linux
6 64 (48.48%) Opscode Chef
7 55 (41.67%) PHP
8 47 (35.61%) Java
9 45 (34.09%) Configuration Management
9 45 (34.09%) Bash Shell
10 44 (33.33%) MongoDB
11 42 (31.82%) Software Engineering
12 39 (29.55%) Apache
13 35 (26.52%) SQL
14 31 (23.48%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (22.73%) MySQL
15 30 (22.73%) Oracle
16 27 (20.45%) TDD
17 25 (18.94%) UNIX
17 25 (18.94%) NoSQL
18 24 (18.18%) C++
19 23 (17.42%) C#
20 22 (16.67%) Node.js
20 22 (16.67%) Graphite
21 21 (15.91%) Test Automation
22 20 (15.15%) Riak
23 18 (13.64%) Shell Script
23 18 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails
23 18 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
24 17 (12.88%) Redis

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 39 (29.55%) Apache
2 22 (16.67%) Node.js
3 14 (10.61%) OpenStack
4 10 (7.58%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.79%) nginx
6 3 (2.27%) JBoss
6 3 (2.27%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (2.27%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.76%) WordPress
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.88%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (5.30%) SaaS
4 6 (4.55%) Amazon S3
4 6 (4.55%) Route 53
5 1 (0.76%) IaaS
5 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.82%) TCP/IP
1 9 (6.82%) DNS
2 8 (6.06%) SSL
2 8 (6.06%) Internet
3 6 (4.55%) HTTP
4 5 (3.79%) DHCP
5 4 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.76%) SSH
6 1 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 30 (22.73%) MySQL
3 25 (18.94%) NoSQL
4 20 (15.15%) Riak
5 17 (12.88%) Redis
6 15 (11.36%) Hypertable
6 15 (11.36%) CouchDB
7 10 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (7.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (7.58%) Couchbase
8 9 (6.82%) SimpleDB
9 6 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (3.79%) Hadoop
11 4 (3.03%) Apache Hive
11 4 (3.03%) Relational Database
11 4 (3.03%) Big Data
12 3 (2.27%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.76%) QlikView
13 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (11.36%) Fiddler
2 12 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 10 (7.58%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.30%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.79%) RSpec
6 3 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 6 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.03%) Law
2 4 (3.03%) Games
3 2 (1.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 56 (42.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (15.15%) Architect
3 17 (12.88%) Agile Coach
4 14 (10.61%) Developer
5 13 (9.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 10 (7.58%) Software Engineer
7 9 (6.82%) Technical Architect
8 7 (5.30%) Digital Architect
8 7 (5.30%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.79%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.79%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (3.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.79%) Cloud Software Engineer
11 4 (3.03%) Senior Architect
11 4 (3.03%) Programmer
11 4 (3.03%) Data Architect
11 4 (3.03%) Analyst
12 3 (2.27%) Senior Technical Architect
12 3 (2.27%) UNIX Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails
2 14 (10.61%) Web Services
3 13 (9.85%) Django
4 11 (8.33%) Play Framework
5 8 (6.06%) .NET
6 6 (4.55%) J2EE
6 6 (4.55%) CSS
7 5 (3.79%) HTML
8 4 (3.03%) Spring
9 3 (2.27%) LAMP
9 3 (2.27%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (2.27%) REST
9 3 (2.27%) CSS3
9 3 (2.27%) HTML5
10 2 (1.52%) Ajax
10 2 (1.52%) JSON
10 2 (1.52%) Spring MVC
10 2 (1.52%) POSIX
11 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.61%) Client/Server
3 7 (5.30%) Open Source
4 5 (3.79%) Clustering
4 5 (3.79%) User Experience
5 4 (3.03%) Online Games
6 3 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.76%) Social Media
7 1 (0.76%) NHS
7 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 66 (50.00%) Linux
2 25 (18.94%) UNIX
3 7 (5.30%) Windows
4 5 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (60.61%) DevOps
2 76 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (34.09%) Configuration Management
4 42 (31.82%) Software Engineering
5 31 (23.48%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (20.45%) TDD
7 21 (15.91%) Test Automation
8 16 (12.12%) Refactoring
9 15 (11.36%) ATDD
10 13 (9.85%) User Stories
10 13 (9.85%) Load Balancing
11 11 (8.33%) Scrum
11 11 (8.33%) Software Architecture
12 7 (5.30%) Kanban
13 6 (4.55%) Mentoring
13 6 (4.55%) RUP
13 6 (4.55%) DSDM
14 5 (3.79%) ITIL
14 5 (3.79%) Project Management
14 5 (3.79%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 81 (61.36%) Python
2 55 (41.67%) PHP
3 47 (35.61%) Java
4 45 (34.09%) Bash Shell
5 35 (26.52%) SQL
6 24 (18.18%) C++
7 23 (17.42%) C#
8 18 (13.64%) Shell Script
9 15 (11.36%) C
10 12 (9.09%) Scala
11 8 (6.06%) JavaScript
11 8 (6.06%) Perl
12 3 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (3.03%) Degree
1 4 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.52%) COBIT
1 2 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) Xen
1 2 (1.52%) XenServer
1 2 (1.52%) vSphere
2 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 69 (52.27%) Puppet
2 64 (48.48%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (16.67%) Graphite
4 15 (11.36%) Ansible
4 15 (11.36%) CFEngine
4 15 (11.36%) Cobbler
4 15 (11.36%) Tivoli
4 15 (11.36%) Nagios
5 10 (7.58%) Salt
6 5 (3.79%) HAProxy
7 3 (2.27%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (0.76%) Opsview
Vendors
1 30 (22.73%) Oracle
2 16 (12.12%) Splunk
3 15 (11.36%) SaltStack
4 6 (4.55%) Rackspace
5 3 (2.27%) IBM
5 3 (2.27%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.27%) VMware
6 2 (1.52%) EnterpriseDB
6 2 (1.52%) Percona
7 1 (0.76%) Tealeaf
7 1 (0.76%) Actimize
7 1 (0.76%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.76%) Sony
7 1 (0.76%) Microsoft
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago