The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 72 70 102
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +32
Contract jobs citing Ruby 23 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.36% 1.78% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.92% 4.95% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 8
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.69% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -27.77%
Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
587 546 793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 34.61% 36.02% 42.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 290 476
Average daily rate £320 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 28 22
Average hourly rate £15.50 £27.50 £20.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.63% +31.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.40 £45.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Ruby
Yorkshire

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
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 31 July 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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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 22 £320 +6.66% 10
Bradford - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Ruby
Yorkshire

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (65.91%) PHP
2 22 (50.00%) C#
2 22 (50.00%) C++
3 21 (47.73%) TDD
4 19 (43.18%) Python
5 18 (40.91%) Linux
6 17 (38.64%) Web Services
7 16 (36.36%) Java
8 15 (34.09%) Software Engineering
8 15 (34.09%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (34.09%) BDD
9 14 (31.82%) DevOps
10 12 (27.27%) .NET
11 11 (25.00%) Puppet
11 11 (25.00%) Bash Shell
12 10 (22.73%) Cucumber
12 10 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (22.73%) Selenium
12 10 (22.73%) XML
12 10 (22.73%) Salt
13 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
13 9 (20.45%) WebDriver
13 9 (20.45%) NoSQL
14 8 (18.18%) SoapUI
14 8 (18.18%) JBehave
14 8 (18.18%) User Stories
14 8 (18.18%) QA
14 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
14 8 (18.18%) MySQL
14 8 (18.18%) SQL

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (15.91%) Node.js
2 2 (4.55%) Apache
2 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) WordPress
3 1 (2.27%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) DNS
1 3 (6.82%) Internet
2 2 (4.55%) FTP
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) NoSQL
2 8 (18.18%) MySQL
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
4 5 (11.36%) Redis
4 5 (11.36%) SimpleDB
4 5 (11.36%) MongoDB
4 5 (11.36%) Couchbase
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Selenium
1 10 (22.73%) Cucumber
2 9 (20.45%) WebDriver
3 8 (18.18%) JBehave
3 8 (18.18%) SoapUI
4 3 (6.82%) Behat
5 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (6.82%) Back Office
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) Software Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Cloud Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Tester
4 8 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Automation Tester
6 5 (11.36%) SQL Developer
7 4 (9.09%) PHP Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Architect
9 2 (4.55%) Test Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Configuration Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) Agile Tester
10 1 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Ruby Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Front-End Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) Web Services
2 12 (27.27%) .NET
3 10 (22.73%) XML
4 7 (15.91%) CSS
4 7 (15.91%) HTML
5 5 (11.36%) jQuery
5 5 (11.36%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (9.09%) Symfony
7 2 (4.55%) Sass
8 1 (2.27%) LESS
8 1 (2.27%) CSS3
8 1 (2.27%) Backbone.js
8 1 (2.27%) XSLT
8 1 (2.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.82%) Open Source
2 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.82%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (6.82%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Mac OS
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) TDD
2 15 (34.09%) Software Engineering
2 15 (34.09%) BDD
3 14 (31.82%) DevOps
4 8 (18.18%) User Stories
4 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.36%) Scrum
6 5 (11.36%) OOP
6 5 (11.36%) OO
6 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.09%) ETL
7 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.09%) Kanban
7 4 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.82%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (6.82%) Test Scripting
8 3 (6.82%) Manual Testing
8 3 (6.82%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (65.91%) PHP
2 22 (50.00%) C#
2 22 (50.00%) C++
3 19 (43.18%) Python
4 16 (36.36%) Java
5 11 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
7 8 (18.18%) SQL
8 4 (9.09%) PHP5
8 4 (9.09%) Perl
9 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) ISEB
2 5 (11.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (25.00%) Puppet
2 10 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (22.73%) Salt
3 1 (2.27%) Capistrano
3 1 (2.27%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Google
1 3 (6.82%) Facebook
1 3 (6.82%) Twitter
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.27%) Sony
3 1 (2.27%) Zend
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