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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 43 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Ruby 73 68 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.62% 3.94% 3.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.18% 10.85% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 50 40
Average daily rate £450 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +425.92%
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
795 627 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 39.43% 36.28% 38.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 438 393
Average daily rate £400 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.28% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £33.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £43.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -12 60 £475 +18.75% 21
Ruby
Yorkshire

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 96 (64.00%) Python
2 95 (63.33%) Java
3 81 (54.00%) Linux
4 79 (52.67%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (33.33%) HTML
6 48 (32.00%) C#
7 47 (31.33%) Puppet
8 46 (30.67%) .NET
9 44 (29.33%) DevOps
10 43 (28.67%) JavaScript
10 43 (28.67%) Continuous Integration
11 41 (27.33%) Bash Shell
11 41 (27.33%) Configuration Management
12 38 (25.33%) C++
12 38 (25.33%) Unix
12 38 (25.33%) Scala
13 37 (24.67%) CSS
14 33 (22.00%) Git (software)
14 33 (22.00%) Jenkins
15 29 (19.33%) JIRA
16 28 (18.67%) Scrum
17 27 (18.00%) Mac OS X
18 26 (17.33%) SQL
18 26 (17.33%) Selenium
19 25 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
19 25 (16.67%) NoSQL
19 25 (16.67%) Maven
20 24 (16.00%) Ruby on Rails
20 24 (16.00%) Perl
20 24 (16.00%) Shell Script

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 23 (15.33%) Confluence
2 18 (12.00%) OpenStack
3 8 (5.33%) Apache
4 7 (4.67%) Node.js
5 6 (4.00%) CloudStack
6 4 (2.67%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.33%) nginx
7 2 (1.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.00%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.00%) GitHub
5 2 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.33%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.67%) Internet
2 9 (6.00%) SNMP
3 6 (4.00%) HTTP
4 4 (2.67%) DSL
5 3 (2.00%) Firewall
5 3 (2.00%) LAN
5 3 (2.00%) WAN
6 2 (1.33%) DNS
6 2 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 21 (14.00%) MongoDB
3 19 (12.67%) MySQL
4 14 (9.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (9.33%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.00%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.33%) Redis
7 4 (2.67%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.67%) HBase
8 3 (2.00%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.67%) Informix
9 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (22.00%) Git (software)
1 33 (22.00%) Jenkins
2 29 (19.33%) JIRA
3 26 (17.33%) Selenium
4 25 (16.67%) Maven
5 18 (12.00%) LoadRunner
6 17 (11.33%) Cucumber
7 16 (10.67%) JMeter
8 12 (8.00%) Appium
8 12 (8.00%) Firebug
8 12 (8.00%) Mocha
8 12 (8.00%) SonarQube
9 9 (6.00%) HP UFT
10 6 (4.00%) Gatling
10 6 (4.00%) SilkPerformer
10 6 (4.00%) SoapUI
10 6 (4.00%) The Grinder
10 6 (4.00%) Visual Studio
10 6 (4.00%) VisualVM
10 6 (4.00%) YourKit
General
1 8 (5.33%) Finance
2 5 (3.33%) Law
3 1 (0.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 63 (42.00%) Developer
2 33 (22.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (14.00%) Java Developer
4 20 (13.33%) Architect
4 20 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 16 (10.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 16 (10.67%) Technical Architect
6 15 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
7 12 (8.00%) Digital Developer
7 12 (8.00%) Ruby Developer
8 11 (7.33%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (6.67%) Analyst
9 10 (6.67%) Digital Architect
9 10 (6.67%) Test Analyst
10 9 (6.00%) Digital Technical Architect
10 9 (6.00%) Test Leader
11 8 (5.33%) HTML Developer
11 8 (5.33%) Performance Test Analyst
11 8 (5.33%) Senior Architect
11 8 (5.33%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (33.33%) HTML
2 46 (30.67%) .NET
3 37 (24.67%) CSS
4 24 (16.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 20 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 16 (10.67%) Django
6 16 (10.67%) Play Framework
7 15 (10.00%) Mustache
7 15 (10.00%) REST
7 15 (10.00%) Sass
8 14 (9.33%) CSS3
8 14 (9.33%) HTML5
9 13 (8.67%) XHTML
10 10 (6.67%) JSON
10 10 (6.67%) Spring
11 9 (6.00%) Hibernate
12 7 (4.67%) Web Services
12 7 (4.67%) XML
13 4 (2.67%) RESTful
13 4 (2.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.67%) User Experience
2 12 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.00%) PKI
4 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.67%) CESG
5 1 (0.67%) IBM XIV
5 1 (0.67%) RIA
5 1 (0.67%) Social Media
5 1 (0.67%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 81 (54.00%) Linux
2 38 (25.33%) Unix
3 27 (18.00%) Mac OS X
4 22 (14.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (13.33%) CentOS
5 20 (13.33%) Ubuntu
6 14 (9.33%) Windows
7 2 (1.33%) Fedora
7 2 (1.33%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.67%) SUSE
8 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (52.67%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (29.33%) DevOps
3 43 (28.67%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (27.33%) Configuration Management
5 28 (18.67%) Scrum
6 19 (12.67%) Build Automation
7 17 (11.33%) Front End Development
7 17 (11.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 16 (10.67%) Open Source
8 16 (10.67%) Software Architecture
8 16 (10.67%) TDD
9 12 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (6.67%) BDD
10 10 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
11 9 (6.00%) DSDM
11 9 (6.00%) Functional Testing
11 9 (6.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (6.00%) RUP
11 9 (6.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 9 (6.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 96 (64.00%) Python
2 95 (63.33%) Java
3 48 (32.00%) C#
4 43 (28.67%) JavaScript
5 41 (27.33%) Bash Shell
6 38 (25.33%) C++
6 38 (25.33%) Scala
7 26 (17.33%) SQL
8 24 (16.00%) Perl
8 24 (16.00%) Shell Script
9 13 (8.67%) PHP
10 11 (7.33%) C
11 7 (4.67%) CoffeeScript
12 6 (4.00%) PowerShell
12 6 (4.00%) VBA
12 6 (4.00%) VBScript
13 4 (2.67%) HiveQL
13 4 (2.67%) R
14 1 (0.67%) Go
14 1 (0.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 23 (15.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.33%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.67%) QA
2 11 (7.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.00%) WCAG
4 1 (0.67%) GPG13
4 1 (0.67%) WAI
System Software
1 21 (14.00%) vSphere
2 19 (12.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (10.67%) Docker
4 6 (4.00%) Xen
4 6 (4.00%) XenServer
5 3 (2.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.33%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.33%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 47 (31.33%) Puppet
2 24 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (10.67%) Ansible
3 16 (10.67%) Cobbler
4 12 (8.00%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.33%) logstash
5 2 (1.33%) yum
6 1 (0.67%) Cacti
6 1 (0.67%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.67%) Grafana
6 1 (0.67%) Graphite
6 1 (0.67%) Nagios
6 1 (0.67%) Opsview
6 1 (0.67%) Salt
6 1 (0.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (15.33%) VMware
2 17 (11.33%) Oracle
3 12 (8.00%) Atlassian
4 9 (6.00%) HP
5 7 (4.67%) EnterpriseDB
5 7 (4.67%) IBM
5 7 (4.67%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.00%) AppDynamics
6 6 (4.00%) Dynatrace
6 6 (4.00%) New Relic
7 5 (3.33%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.67%) Rackspace
8 4 (2.67%) SaltStack
9 3 (2.00%) RightScale
10 2 (1.33%) Google
10 2 (1.33%) Sonatype
10 2 (1.33%) Splunk
11 1 (0.67%) Cisco
11 1 (0.67%) F5
11 1 (0.67%) NetApp
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago