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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 72 53 115
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +62
Contract jobs citing Ruby 20 40 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.21% 2.65% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.75% 7.13% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 38 2
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£530 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.26% +17.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £341
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +11.11%
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
533 561 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.15% 37.13% 41.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 316 449
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 33 16
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +44.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
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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 -19 19 £530 +29.26% 5
Bradford - - - -
Ruby
Yorkshire

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 28 (54.90%) PHP
2 27 (52.94%) TDD
3 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (45.10%) C#
5 22 (43.14%) Java
6 21 (41.18%) Software Engineering
7 20 (39.22%) Linux
7 20 (39.22%) Python
8 19 (37.25%) C++
9 18 (35.29%) DevOps
10 16 (31.37%) Test Automation
10 16 (31.37%) Cucumber
11 15 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (29.41%) Web Services
11 15 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (27.45%) BDD
12 14 (27.45%) Bash Shell
12 14 (27.45%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (25.49%) Puppet
14 11 (21.57%) Salt
15 10 (19.61%) Selenium
15 10 (19.61%) User Stories
16 9 (17.65%) QA
16 9 (17.65%) WebDriver
17 8 (15.69%) ISEB
17 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
17 8 (15.69%) MySQL
17 8 (15.69%) JBehave
17 8 (15.69%) SoapUI
17 8 (15.69%) Node.js

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 8 (15.69%) Node.js
2 5 (9.80%) Apache
3 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.92%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.92%) nginx
5 1 (1.96%) WordPress
5 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (27.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Route 53
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) DNS
1 3 (5.88%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) FTP
2 2 (3.92%) HTTP
2 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.96%) SSL
3 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.96%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) MySQL
2 7 (13.73%) NoSQL
2 7 (13.73%) MongoDB
3 6 (11.76%) SimpleDB
3 6 (11.76%) Redis
3 6 (11.76%) Couchbase
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.96%) QlikView
5 1 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 16 (31.37%) Cucumber
2 10 (19.61%) Selenium
3 9 (17.65%) WebDriver
4 8 (15.69%) JBehave
4 8 (15.69%) SoapUI
5 3 (5.88%) Behat
6 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.92%) Subversion
7 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Software Engineer
1 11 (21.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (19.61%) Cloud Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Tester
4 8 (15.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Agile Coach
5 7 (13.73%) Automation Tester
5 7 (13.73%) Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) PHP Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Technical Leader
6 2 (3.92%) Configuration Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Head of Architecture
7 1 (1.96%) Python/Django Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Agile Tester
7 1 (1.96%) Django Developer
7 1 (1.96%) PHP Zend Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Python Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (29.41%) Web Services
2 7 (13.73%) .NET
3 6 (11.76%) HTML
3 6 (11.76%) CSS
3 6 (11.76%) XML
4 5 (9.80%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (5.88%) CSS3
5 3 (5.88%) Django
5 3 (5.88%) jQuery
6 2 (3.92%) HTML5
6 2 (3.92%) REST
6 2 (3.92%) JSON
6 2 (3.92%) Symfony
6 2 (3.92%) Sass
6 2 (3.92%) Ajax
6 2 (3.92%) Play Framework
7 1 (1.96%) LESS
7 1 (1.96%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.96%) XSLT
7 1 (1.96%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.92%) Open Source
2 2 (3.92%) User Experience
3 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 20 (39.22%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) UNIX
3 4 (7.84%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (52.94%) TDD
2 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (41.18%) Software Engineering
4 18 (35.29%) DevOps
5 16 (31.37%) Test Automation
6 15 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (27.45%) BDD
8 10 (19.61%) User Stories
9 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
10 7 (13.73%) Refactoring
11 6 (11.76%) Scrum
11 6 (11.76%) ATDD
12 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
12 3 (5.88%) ITIL
12 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
13 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
13 2 (3.92%) OOP
13 2 (3.92%) OO
13 2 (3.92%) RUP
13 2 (3.92%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 28 (54.90%) PHP
2 23 (45.10%) C#
3 22 (43.14%) Java
4 20 (39.22%) Python
5 19 (37.25%) C++
6 14 (27.45%) Bash Shell
7 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
8 5 (9.80%) SQL
9 4 (7.84%) Perl
10 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.92%) PHP5
10 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.92%) Scala
10 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) ISEB
2 3 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Xen
1 1 (1.96%) XenServer
1 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (25.49%) Puppet
3 11 (21.57%) Salt
4 2 (3.92%) HAProxy
4 2 (3.92%) Cobbler
4 2 (3.92%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.92%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (1.96%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle
2 2 (3.92%) JBoss
2 2 (3.92%) IBM
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.96%) Sony
3 1 (1.96%) VMware
3 1 (1.96%) Actimize
3 1 (1.96%) Google
3 1 (1.96%) Zend
3 1 (1.96%) EnterpriseDB
3 1 (1.96%) Facebook
3 1 (1.96%) Twitter
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salt
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