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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 45 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 56 45 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.42% 3.00% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.16% 7.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 43 42 0
Average daily rate
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£435 £410 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+62.28% +16.66%
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
551 571 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 33.64% 38.09% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 353 332
Average daily rate £338 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 11
Average hourly rate £21.38 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.63 £13.65 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014. 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 +5 55 £435 +6.09% 17
Bradford - - - -
Ruby
Yorkshire

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 46 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (46.43%) TDD
2 39 (46.43%) PHP
2 39 (46.43%) Linux
3 38 (45.24%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (44.05%) DevOps
5 36 (42.86%) Python
6 35 (41.67%) Software Engineering
6 35 (41.67%) Puppet
7 33 (39.29%) Java
8 28 (33.33%) Bash Shell
9 27 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (32.14%) C#
10 26 (30.95%) Test Automation
11 25 (29.76%) Configuration Management
12 21 (25.00%) C++
13 20 (23.81%) Cucumber
14 19 (22.62%) Web Services
15 18 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
16 17 (20.24%) MongoDB
17 16 (19.05%) Node.js
17 16 (19.05%) Refactoring
18 14 (16.67%) Salt
18 14 (16.67%) ATDD
18 14 (16.67%) BDD
18 14 (16.67%) Oracle
19 13 (15.48%) MySQL
19 13 (15.48%) UNIX
19 13 (15.48%) Apache
19 13 (15.48%) Redis

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 16 (19.05%) Node.js
2 13 (15.48%) Apache
3 7 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.33%) OpenStack
4 5 (5.95%) nginx
5 3 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (3.57%) JBoss
6 2 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.19%) CMS
7 1 (1.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (5.95%) Amazon S3
3 5 (5.95%) Route 53
4 1 (1.19%) PaaS
4 1 (1.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) DNS
2 6 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.95%) SSL
3 5 (5.95%) Internet
3 5 (5.95%) DHCP
4 4 (4.76%) HTTP
5 3 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.38%) FTP
7 1 (1.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) MongoDB
2 13 (15.48%) MySQL
2 13 (15.48%) Redis
3 9 (10.71%) NoSQL
4 8 (9.52%) SimpleDB
4 8 (9.52%) Couchbase
5 6 (7.14%) Riak
6 5 (5.95%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (3.57%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.38%) Hypertable
8 2 (2.38%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.19%) QlikView
9 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.19%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.19%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (23.81%) Cucumber
2 8 (9.52%) Selenium
3 7 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 6 (7.14%) JBehave
4 6 (7.14%) SoapUI
5 4 (4.76%) RSpec
6 3 (3.57%) Subversion
6 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.57%) Behat
6 3 (3.57%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.38%) Fiddler
7 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (1.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (29.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (19.05%) Agile Coach
2 16 (19.05%) Software Engineer
3 15 (17.86%) Cloud Engineer
4 13 (15.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 11 (13.10%) Developer
5 11 (13.10%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 8 (9.52%) Tester
7 6 (7.14%) Automation Tester
8 4 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) Head of Architecture
9 2 (2.38%) Ruby Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Configuration Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Architect
9 2 (2.38%) UNIX Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.62%) Web Services
2 7 (8.33%) .NET
3 6 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (5.95%) J2EE
4 5 (5.95%) CSS
5 4 (4.76%) XML
5 4 (4.76%) HTML
6 3 (3.57%) jQuery
6 3 (3.57%) Django
6 3 (3.57%) Spring
6 3 (3.57%) Hibernate
6 3 (3.57%) CSS3
7 2 (2.38%) Play Framework
7 2 (2.38%) Sass
7 2 (2.38%) HTML5
7 2 (2.38%) REST
7 2 (2.38%) Spring MVC
7 2 (2.38%) POSIX
7 2 (2.38%) LAMP
7 2 (2.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.57%) User Experience
4 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.38%) Open Source
4 2 (2.38%) Clustering
5 1 (1.19%) Online Games
5 1 (1.19%) RIA
5 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 39 (46.43%) Linux
2 13 (15.48%) UNIX
3 5 (5.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (46.43%) TDD
3 37 (44.05%) DevOps
4 35 (41.67%) Software Engineering
5 27 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (30.95%) Test Automation
7 25 (29.76%) Configuration Management
8 16 (19.05%) Refactoring
9 14 (16.67%) ATDD
9 14 (16.67%) BDD
10 13 (15.48%) User Stories
11 8 (9.52%) Scrum
12 7 (8.33%) Load Balancing
13 5 (5.95%) Product Management
13 5 (5.95%) Kanban
14 4 (4.76%) Mentoring
14 4 (4.76%) Capacity Management
14 4 (4.76%) DSDM
14 4 (4.76%) RUP
14 4 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 39 (46.43%) PHP
2 36 (42.86%) Python
3 33 (39.29%) Java
4 28 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 27 (32.14%) C#
6 21 (25.00%) C++
7 12 (14.29%) SQL
8 10 (11.90%) Shell Script
9 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
9 6 (7.14%) Perl
10 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.38%) Scala
11 2 (2.38%) C
11 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.19%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) ISEB
2 3 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Xen
1 1 (1.19%) XenServer
1 1 (1.19%) vSphere
1 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (45.24%) Opscode Chef
2 35 (41.67%) Puppet
3 14 (16.67%) Salt
4 8 (9.52%) Cobbler
4 8 (9.52%) Tivoli
5 5 (5.95%) HAProxy
6 3 (3.57%) CA SiteMinder
7 2 (2.38%) Ansible
7 2 (2.38%) CFEngine
7 2 (2.38%) Nagios
8 1 (1.19%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 14 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (3.57%) VMware
2 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
2 3 (3.57%) IBM
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.38%) SaltStack
3 2 (2.38%) Splunk
3 2 (2.38%) Sony
4 1 (1.19%) Actimize
4 1 (1.19%) EnterpriseDB
4 1 (1.19%) Percona
4 1 (1.19%) Rackspace
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