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 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 55 84 80
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -4
Contract jobs citing Ruby 73 42 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.68% 1.86% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.10% 4.63% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 29 13
Median daily rate £428 £425 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% -26.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £345 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £497 £710
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £414 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.76% +3.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -88.73%
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
901 907 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 45.37% 40.06% 32.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 614 333
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 4
Median hourly rate £13.50 £40.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +24 71 £430 +1.17% 18
Ruby
Yorkshire

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 94 (62.25%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (51.66%) Python
3 76 (50.33%) Java
4 66 (43.71%) Linux
5 56 (37.09%) Git (software)
6 54 (35.76%) HTML
7 53 (35.10%) Scrum
8 52 (34.44%) Jenkins
9 50 (33.11%) TDD
10 48 (31.79%) JavaScript
11 47 (31.13%) HTML5
12 45 (29.80%) Open Source
12 45 (29.80%) JIRA
13 43 (28.48%) CSS
13 43 (28.48%) Ruby on Rails
14 41 (27.15%) Scala
15 38 (25.17%) Puppet
16 37 (24.50%) Spring
17 36 (23.84%) Confluence
18 34 (22.52%) Cucumber
19 32 (21.19%) RESTful
19 32 (21.19%) Django
20 31 (20.53%) JSON
21 30 (19.87%) BDD
22 29 (19.21%) Opscode Chef
22 29 (19.21%) Continuous Integration
22 29 (19.21%) Relational Database
22 29 (19.21%) DevOps
23 28 (18.54%) Selenium
23 28 (18.54%) Play Framework

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 36 (23.84%) Confluence
2 5 (3.31%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.65%) Jetty
3 4 (2.65%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.32%) CMS
5 1 (0.66%) Apache
5 1 (0.66%) Drupal
5 1 (0.66%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.66%) nginx
5 1 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.66%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.66%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.27%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.97%) GitHub
4 3 (1.99%) Slack
5 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.32%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.66%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.93%) HTTP
2 4 (2.65%) DNS
3 3 (1.99%) LDAP
4 2 (1.32%) Internet
4 2 (1.32%) Network Security
5 1 (0.66%) Firewall
5 1 (0.66%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.21%) Relational Database
2 25 (16.56%) NoSQL
3 16 (10.60%) MongoDB
4 12 (7.95%) MySQL
5 6 (3.97%) Informix
6 4 (2.65%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.32%) DB2
8 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.66%) Big Data
9 1 (0.66%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 56 (37.09%) Git (software)
2 52 (34.44%) Jenkins
3 45 (29.80%) JIRA
4 34 (22.52%) Cucumber
5 28 (18.54%) Selenium
6 19 (12.58%) Subversion
7 17 (11.26%) JUnit
8 11 (7.28%) Maven
9 7 (4.64%) JMeter
9 7 (4.64%) SoapUI
9 7 (4.64%) Travis CI
10 6 (3.97%) Appium
10 6 (3.97%) LoadRunner
10 6 (3.97%) WebDriver
11 5 (3.31%) Gatling
11 5 (3.31%) RSpec
11 5 (3.31%) SilkPerformer
11 5 (3.31%) Visual Studio
11 5 (3.31%) VisualVM
11 5 (3.31%) YourKit
General
1 12 (7.95%) Retail
2 11 (7.28%) Games
3 4 (2.65%) Finance
3 4 (2.65%) Online Betting
4 3 (1.99%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 72 (47.68%) Developer
2 36 (23.84%) Ruby Developer
3 21 (13.91%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (13.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 13 (8.61%) Java Developer
6 12 (7.95%) Architect
7 11 (7.28%) Ruby Engineer
7 11 (7.28%) Splunk Engineer
7 11 (7.28%) Technical Architect
8 10 (6.62%) Integration Engineer
8 10 (6.62%) Java Engineer
8 10 (6.62%) Python Developer
8 10 (6.62%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.30%) Senior Ruby Developer
10 6 (3.97%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 5 (3.31%) Automation Developer
11 5 (3.31%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (3.31%) Scala Developer
11 5 (3.31%) Test Engineer
12 4 (2.65%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (35.76%) HTML
2 47 (31.13%) HTML5
3 43 (28.48%) CSS
3 43 (28.48%) Ruby on Rails
4 37 (24.50%) Spring
5 32 (21.19%) Django
5 32 (21.19%) RESTful
6 31 (20.53%) JSON
7 28 (18.54%) Play Framework
8 26 (17.22%) REST
9 23 (15.23%) CSS3
9 23 (15.23%) Node.js
10 20 (13.25%) Ajax
11 17 (11.26%) AngularJS
11 17 (11.26%) Guice
12 16 (10.60%) Spring MVC
13 13 (8.61%) React
14 12 (7.95%) Sinatra
14 12 (7.95%) Web Services
15 9 (5.96%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.92%) User Experience
2 9 (5.96%) Social Media
3 8 (5.30%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.99%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.99%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.99%) PKI
4 3 (1.99%) Smartcard
4 3 (1.99%) Tandem
5 2 (1.32%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.32%) NHS
5 2 (1.32%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.66%) iPhone
6 1 (0.66%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 66 (43.71%) Linux
2 15 (9.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (7.28%) Windows
4 10 (6.62%) Unix
5 4 (2.65%) CentOS
5 4 (2.65%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.66%) Android
7 1 (0.66%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (62.25%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (35.10%) Scrum
3 50 (33.11%) TDD
4 45 (29.80%) Open Source
5 30 (19.87%) BDD
6 29 (19.21%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (19.21%) DevOps
7 23 (15.23%) Automated Testing
7 23 (15.23%) Configuration Management
8 21 (13.91%) Front End Development
9 20 (13.25%) Web Development
10 19 (12.58%) MVC
11 15 (9.93%) Responsive Web Design
11 15 (9.93%) Web Design
12 14 (9.27%) Kanban
12 14 (9.27%) Mentoring
12 14 (9.27%) Software Engineering
13 13 (8.61%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (8.61%) OWASP
14 11 (7.28%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 78 (51.66%) Python
2 76 (50.33%) Java
3 48 (31.79%) JavaScript
4 41 (27.15%) Scala
5 25 (16.56%) C#
6 20 (13.25%) Bash Shell
7 13 (8.61%) PHP
8 8 (5.30%) PowerShell
9 7 (4.64%) SQL
10 6 (3.97%) CoffeeScript
11 5 (3.31%) C++
11 5 (3.31%) Perl
12 4 (2.65%) VBA
12 4 (2.65%) VBScript
13 1 (0.66%) C
13 1 (0.66%) Go
Qualifications
1 8 (5.30%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.97%) Degree
2 6 (3.97%) ISEB
3 4 (2.65%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.99%) CCNP
4 3 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.99%) MCSE
4 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.99%) RHCE
5 2 (1.32%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.65%) QA
2 3 (1.99%) HL7
System Software
1 17 (11.26%) Docker
2 15 (9.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.97%) vSphere
4 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 38 (25.17%) Puppet
2 29 (19.21%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (5.30%) Ansible
4 5 (3.31%) Mesos
5 4 (2.65%) Marathon
6 3 (1.99%) Nagios
7 2 (1.32%) collectd
7 2 (1.32%) Graphite
7 2 (1.32%) Icinga
7 2 (1.32%) Opsview
8 1 (0.66%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.66%) Packer
8 1 (0.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (16.56%) VMware
2 19 (12.58%) Google
3 15 (9.93%) Red Hat
4 13 (8.61%) Splunk
5 9 (5.96%) Oracle
6 5 (3.31%) AppDynamics
6 5 (3.31%) Cisco
6 5 (3.31%) Dynatrace
6 5 (3.31%) EMC
6 5 (3.31%) F5
6 5 (3.31%) IBM
6 5 (3.31%) NetApp
6 5 (3.31%) New Relic
7 4 (2.65%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.99%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.32%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.32%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.32%) Sybase
10 1 (0.66%) Citrix
10 1 (0.66%) Sitecore
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £500 per day £Negotiable (dep on exp)
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Competitive market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago