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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 86 81 65
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs citing Ruby 40 18 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.77% 1.08% 2.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.38% 3.44% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 34
Average daily rate
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£425 £575 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% +43.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £710 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-88.73% +42.00%
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
914 523 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 40.48% 31.41% 37.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 325 313
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £231 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 35
Average hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
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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 -6 39 £425 -26.08% 19
Ruby
Yorkshire

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 58 (56.86%) Linux
2 57 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (51.96%) Python
4 52 (50.98%) Java
5 44 (43.14%) Puppet
6 43 (42.16%) DevOps
7 41 (40.20%) Bash Shell
8 38 (37.25%) JavaScript
8 38 (37.25%) TDD
9 37 (36.27%) SQL
10 35 (34.31%) Opscode Chef
11 31 (30.39%) Git (software)
12 30 (29.41%) HTML
13 28 (27.45%) CSS
13 28 (27.45%) UNIX
14 25 (24.51%) Configuration Management
15 22 (21.57%) Open Source
16 21 (20.59%) Cucumber
16 21 (20.59%) Jenkins
16 21 (20.59%) PHP
17 20 (19.61%) Continuous Delivery
18 19 (18.63%) Node.js
18 19 (18.63%) C#
19 18 (17.65%) MySQL
19 18 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 18 (17.65%) NoSQL
20 17 (16.67%) MongoDB
20 17 (16.67%) HTML5
20 17 (16.67%) .NET
21 16 (15.69%) Ruby on Rails

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 19 (18.63%) Node.js
2 11 (10.78%) Cloud Foundry
2 11 (10.78%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.84%) Apache
3 8 (7.84%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.96%) Confluence
5 1 (0.98%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.84%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.92%) GitHub
3 4 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.96%) Google App Engine
4 2 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.80%) Internet
2 4 (3.92%) Unified Communications
3 3 (2.94%) Converged Networks
3 3 (2.94%) DNS
4 2 (1.96%) HTTP
4 2 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.65%) MySQL
1 18 (17.65%) NoSQL
2 17 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 14 (13.73%) Redis
4 11 (10.78%) Hadoop
5 6 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.92%) Big Data
7 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.98%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 31 (30.39%) Git (software)
2 21 (20.59%) Cucumber
2 21 (20.59%) Jenkins
3 13 (12.75%) TeamCity
4 12 (11.76%) Capybara
5 11 (10.78%) IntelliJ
6 3 (2.94%) Selenium
7 2 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.96%) JIRA
7 2 (1.96%) FishEye
8 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.98%) Sahi
8 1 (0.98%) RSpec
8 1 (0.98%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.98%) WATIR
8 1 (0.98%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.98%) Xcode
8 1 (0.98%) Subversion
General
1 8 (7.84%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Retail
3 1 (0.98%) Marketing
3 1 (0.98%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (37.25%) Developer
2 32 (31.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (13.73%) Ruby Developer
4 10 (9.80%) Agile Coach
5 9 (8.82%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 8 (7.84%) Architect
7 7 (6.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Platform Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.90%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Chief Architect
11 3 (2.94%) Java Developer
12 2 (1.96%) Analyst
12 2 (1.96%) Test Analyst
12 2 (1.96%) Technical Leader
12 2 (1.96%) Front-End Developer
12 2 (1.96%) Chief Technical Architect
12 2 (1.96%) DevOps Administrator
12 2 (1.96%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (29.41%) HTML
2 28 (27.45%) CSS
3 17 (16.67%) .NET
3 17 (16.67%) HTML5
4 16 (15.69%) Ruby on Rails
5 14 (13.73%) CSS3
6 12 (11.76%) Sass
6 12 (11.76%) Sinatra
7 11 (10.78%) Memcached
7 11 (10.78%) RabbitMQ
7 11 (10.78%) LAMP
8 8 (7.84%) Web Services
8 8 (7.84%) REST
9 7 (6.86%) RESTful
9 7 (6.86%) XHTML
10 4 (3.92%) XML
10 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.92%) Hibernate
10 4 (3.92%) Spring
10 4 (3.92%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.92%) Visualisation
1 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.96%) User Experience
3 1 (0.98%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 58 (56.86%) Linux
2 28 (27.45%) UNIX
3 18 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (12.75%) CentOS
5 6 (5.88%) Mac OS X
6 4 (3.92%) Windows
7 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.96%) Fedora
7 2 (1.96%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (42.16%) DevOps
3 38 (37.25%) TDD
4 25 (24.51%) Configuration Management
5 22 (21.57%) Open Source
6 20 (19.61%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (14.71%) Software Engineering
7 15 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (13.73%) Scrum
8 14 (13.73%) Responsive Web Design
9 13 (12.75%) Refactoring
9 13 (12.75%) Web Design
10 12 (11.76%) Mentoring
11 11 (10.78%) Test Automation
11 11 (10.78%) Pair Programming
11 11 (10.78%) Data Management
12 10 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (9.80%) ATDD
13 8 (7.84%) Software Delivery
13 8 (7.84%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 53 (51.96%) Python
2 52 (50.98%) Java
3 41 (40.20%) Bash Shell
4 38 (37.25%) JavaScript
5 37 (36.27%) SQL
6 21 (20.59%) PHP
7 19 (18.63%) C#
8 15 (14.71%) Shell Script
9 10 (9.80%) C++
10 5 (4.90%) Perl
11 2 (1.96%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.96%) Scala
12 1 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (10.78%) Degree
2 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.98%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.78%) QA
System Software
1 15 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.92%) vSphere
3 2 (1.96%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.96%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.96%) XenServer
3 2 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (43.14%) Puppet
2 35 (34.31%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (15.69%) Cobbler
4 15 (14.71%) Tivoli
5 11 (10.78%) Graylog
5 11 (10.78%) Opsview
5 11 (10.78%) Graphite
5 11 (10.78%) Rundeck
6 4 (3.92%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.96%) yum
7 2 (1.96%) Ansible
7 2 (1.96%) logstash
8 1 (0.98%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 15 (14.71%) VMware
2 13 (12.75%) Splunk
3 11 (10.78%) Akamai
3 11 (10.78%) Tealeaf
3 11 (10.78%) New Relic
3 11 (10.78%) Riverbed
4 10 (9.80%) Rackspace
5 5 (4.90%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.92%) SaltStack
7 3 (2.94%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.96%) Oracle
8 2 (1.96%) EnterpriseDB
8 2 (1.96%) Google
9 1 (0.98%) Nokia
Leeds
Incite Insight
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 15 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago