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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 44 60 76
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +16
Contract jobs citing Ruby 81 62 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.00% 3.09% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.80% 7.33% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 43 23
Median daily rate £450 £450 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +45.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £690 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-77.50% -43.66%
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
920 846 752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 45.43% 42.13% 41.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 583 509
Median daily rate £400 £335 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 15
Median hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £35.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £45.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +2 69 £450 - 18
Bradford - 1 £275 -
Ruby
Yorkshire

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 112 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (57.93%) Java
3 88 (53.66%) Linux
4 87 (53.05%) Python
5 68 (41.46%) Puppet
6 66 (40.24%) Git (software)
7 64 (39.02%) DevOps
8 57 (34.76%) Jenkins
9 49 (29.88%) Scrum
10 48 (29.27%) Bash Shell
10 48 (29.27%) JIRA
11 45 (27.44%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (25.61%) TDD
13 39 (23.78%) Configuration Management
14 37 (22.56%) VMware
15 36 (21.95%) Selenium
15 36 (21.95%) Confluence
16 35 (21.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 35 (21.34%) JavaScript
16 35 (21.34%) HTML
16 35 (21.34%) Opscode Chef
17 33 (20.12%) Maven
18 31 (18.90%) Amazon AWS
18 31 (18.90%) Docker
19 29 (17.68%) Cucumber
19 29 (17.68%) Ruby on Rails
20 28 (17.07%) Scala
21 27 (16.46%) Open Source
22 24 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
22 24 (14.63%) Build Automation

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 (21.95%) Confluence
2 19 (11.59%) OpenStack
3 10 (6.10%) Node.js
3 10 (6.10%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.88%) Apache
5 6 (3.66%) nginx
6 4 (2.44%) Jetty
7 3 (1.83%) CloudStack
8 2 (1.22%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.61%) CMS
9 1 (0.61%) Drupal
9 1 (0.61%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (18.90%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.22%) GitHub
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.61%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.61%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.88%) DNS
1 8 (4.88%) Internet
2 7 (4.27%) SNMP
3 4 (2.44%) HTTP
4 2 (1.22%) DSL
5 1 (0.61%) Firewall
5 1 (0.61%) Network Security
5 1 (0.61%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.98%) NoSQL
2 15 (9.15%) MySQL
3 14 (8.54%) Relational Database
4 11 (6.71%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.88%) Informix
6 6 (3.66%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.66%) Redis
7 5 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.22%) Big Data
8 2 (1.22%) DB2
8 2 (1.22%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.22%) HBase
8 2 (1.22%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.22%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 66 (40.24%) Git (software)
2 57 (34.76%) Jenkins
3 48 (29.27%) JIRA
4 36 (21.95%) Selenium
5 33 (20.12%) Maven
6 29 (17.68%) Cucumber
7 17 (10.37%) Appium
8 16 (9.76%) Mocha
8 16 (9.76%) SonarQube
9 15 (9.15%) JMeter
10 14 (8.54%) LoadRunner
11 12 (7.32%) Subversion
12 9 (5.49%) SoapUI
13 7 (4.27%) Gatling
13 7 (4.27%) HP UFT
13 7 (4.27%) SilkPerformer
13 7 (4.27%) Visual Studio
13 7 (4.27%) VisualVM
13 7 (4.27%) YourKit
14 6 (3.66%) The Grinder
General
1 11 (6.71%) Retail
2 10 (6.10%) Games
3 7 (4.27%) Finance
4 5 (3.05%) Law
5 4 (2.44%) Online Betting
6 3 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 49 (29.88%) Developer
2 42 (25.61%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (16.46%) Ruby Developer
4 17 (10.37%) Operations Engineer
5 16 (9.76%) Architect
6 12 (7.32%) Ruby Engineer
6 12 (7.32%) Technical Architect
7 11 (6.71%) Java Developer
7 11 (6.71%) Python Developer
8 10 (6.10%) Splunk Engineer
9 9 (5.49%) Integration Engineer
9 9 (5.49%) Java Engineer
9 9 (5.49%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 8 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (4.88%) Test Leader
11 7 (4.27%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 7 (4.27%) Test Engineer
12 6 (3.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 6 (3.66%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (21.34%) HTML
2 29 (17.68%) Ruby on Rails
3 23 (14.02%) CSS
3 23 (14.02%) HTML5
4 20 (12.20%) .NET
5 18 (10.98%) Spring
6 17 (10.37%) JSON
7 16 (9.76%) Chai
7 16 (9.76%) REST
8 14 (8.54%) AngularJS
9 13 (7.93%) Django
9 13 (7.93%) Play Framework
10 10 (6.10%) RESTful
11 8 (4.88%) Web Services
12 7 (4.27%) CSS3
12 7 (4.27%) Hibernate
13 6 (3.66%) React
14 5 (3.05%) XML
15 4 (2.44%) Ajax
15 4 (2.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.10%) User Experience
2 7 (4.27%) PKI
3 6 (3.66%) Social Media
4 4 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.83%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.83%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.22%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.22%) IBM XIV
6 2 (1.22%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.61%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 88 (53.66%) Linux
2 35 (21.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (13.41%) CentOS
3 22 (13.41%) Ubuntu
4 20 (12.20%) Unix
5 18 (10.98%) Windows
6 14 (8.54%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.22%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.61%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (39.02%) DevOps
3 49 (29.88%) Scrum
4 45 (27.44%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (25.61%) TDD
6 39 (23.78%) Configuration Management
7 27 (16.46%) Open Source
8 24 (14.63%) Build Automation
9 18 (10.98%) BDD
10 14 (8.54%) SOA
11 12 (7.32%) Software Engineering
12 10 (6.10%) Functional Testing
12 10 (6.10%) Non-Functional Testing
13 9 (5.49%) API Integration
13 9 (5.49%) Information Security
14 8 (4.88%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (4.88%) Front End Development
14 8 (4.88%) Test Automation
15 7 (4.27%) Network Monitoring
15 7 (4.27%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 95 (57.93%) Java
2 87 (53.05%) Python
3 48 (29.27%) Bash Shell
4 35 (21.34%) JavaScript
5 28 (17.07%) Scala
6 23 (14.02%) C#
7 22 (13.41%) Perl
8 19 (11.59%) Shell Script
9 11 (6.71%) PHP
10 9 (5.49%) C
11 8 (4.88%) C++
11 8 (4.88%) CoffeeScript
11 8 (4.88%) SQL
12 6 (3.66%) PowerShell
12 6 (3.66%) VBA
12 6 (3.66%) VBScript
13 2 (1.22%) Go
13 2 (1.22%) HiveQL
13 2 (1.22%) R
14 1 (0.61%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 22 (13.41%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.05%) Degree
3 5 (3.05%) ISEB
4 3 (1.83%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.22%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.32%) QA
2 4 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.61%) WCAG
System Software
1 31 (18.90%) Docker
2 24 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (13.41%) vSphere
4 3 (1.83%) Xen
4 3 (1.83%) XenServer
5 1 (0.61%) Firmware
5 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 68 (41.46%) Puppet
2 35 (21.34%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (14.02%) Ansible
4 9 (5.49%) Cobbler
5 5 (3.05%) Mesos
5 5 (3.05%) Nagios
5 5 (3.05%) Tivoli
6 4 (2.44%) Graphite
6 4 (2.44%) logstash
6 4 (2.44%) Opsview
7 2 (1.22%) Cacti
7 2 (1.22%) collectd
7 2 (1.22%) Grafana
7 2 (1.22%) Icinga
7 2 (1.22%) Salt
8 1 (0.61%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.61%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.61%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.61%) SCCM
8 1 (0.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (22.56%) VMware
2 19 (11.59%) Red Hat
3 16 (9.76%) Atlassian
3 16 (9.76%) Oracle
3 16 (9.76%) Splunk
4 9 (5.49%) IBM
5 8 (4.88%) HP
6 7 (4.27%) AppDynamics
6 7 (4.27%) Dynatrace
6 7 (4.27%) New Relic
7 5 (3.05%) Cisco
7 5 (3.05%) F5
7 5 (3.05%) NetApp
8 4 (2.44%) CA
8 4 (2.44%) Google
8 4 (2.44%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.83%) EMC
9 3 (1.83%) EnterpriseDB
10 2 (1.22%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.22%) Sybase
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