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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 30 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 98 52 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.33% 3.25% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.24% 8.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 72 44 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £13.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -61.42%
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
643 623 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 34.95% 38.91% 38.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 389 345
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 22
Average hourly rate £33.00 £20.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.97% +22.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £13.65 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +9 96 £400 +33.33% 4
Wakefield - - - - 2
Castleford - - - -
Ruby
Yorkshire

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 77 (62.60%) Python
1 77 (62.60%) DevOps
2 68 (55.28%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (53.66%) Puppet
4 62 (50.41%) Linux
5 61 (49.59%) Opscode Chef
6 52 (42.28%) PHP
7 45 (36.59%) Java
8 44 (35.77%) Bash Shell
9 41 (33.33%) Software Engineering
10 40 (32.52%) Configuration Management
11 37 (30.08%) Apache
11 37 (30.08%) MongoDB
12 32 (26.02%) SQL
13 31 (25.20%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (22.76%) TDD
15 27 (21.95%) Oracle
16 24 (19.51%) C++
16 24 (19.51%) MySQL
17 23 (18.70%) Node.js
18 22 (17.89%) UNIX
18 22 (17.89%) C#
19 21 (17.07%) Test Automation
20 20 (16.26%) NoSQL
20 20 (16.26%) Graphite
21 18 (14.63%) Riak
22 17 (13.82%) Redis
22 17 (13.82%) Amazon AWS
22 17 (13.82%) Shell Script
23 16 (13.01%) Refactoring

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 37 (30.08%) Apache
2 23 (18.70%) Node.js
3 12 (9.76%) OpenStack
4 11 (8.94%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.88%) nginx
6 3 (2.44%) JBoss
6 3 (2.44%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (2.44%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.81%) WordPress
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.82%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.94%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.88%) Amazon S3
3 6 (4.88%) Route 53
4 3 (2.44%) SaaS
5 1 (0.81%) PaaS
5 1 (0.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.13%) DNS
2 9 (7.32%) TCP/IP
3 8 (6.50%) SSL
4 7 (5.69%) Internet
5 5 (4.07%) DHCP
5 5 (4.07%) HTTP
6 4 (3.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.81%) SSH
7 1 (0.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (30.08%) MongoDB
2 24 (19.51%) MySQL
3 20 (16.26%) NoSQL
4 18 (14.63%) Riak
5 17 (13.82%) Redis
6 13 (10.57%) Hypertable
6 13 (10.57%) CouchDB
7 10 (8.13%) Couchbase
8 9 (7.32%) SimpleDB
9 6 (4.88%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (4.07%) Hadoop
10 5 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (3.25%) Apache Hive
11 4 (3.25%) Relational Database
11 4 (3.25%) Big Data
12 3 (2.44%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.81%) QlikView
13 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (10.57%) Fiddler
2 12 (9.76%) Cucumber
3 10 (8.13%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.69%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.07%) RSpec
6 3 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 6 (4.88%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.25%) Law
2 4 (3.25%) Games
3 2 (1.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 52 (42.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (13.01%) Agile Coach
3 15 (12.20%) Architect
4 14 (11.38%) Developer
5 13 (10.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 12 (9.76%) Software Engineer
7 9 (7.32%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (5.69%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Digital Architect
11 4 (3.25%) Programmer
11 4 (3.25%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.25%) Data Architect
11 4 (3.25%) Analyst
11 4 (3.25%) Technical Architect
12 3 (2.44%) UNIX Systems Engineer
12 3 (2.44%) UNIX Engineer
12 3 (2.44%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.20%) Web Services
2 13 (10.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (6.50%) .NET
3 8 (6.50%) Django
4 6 (4.88%) Play Framework
4 6 (4.88%) J2EE
4 6 (4.88%) CSS
5 5 (4.07%) HTML
6 4 (3.25%) Spring
6 4 (3.25%) CSS3
7 3 (2.44%) HTML5
7 3 (2.44%) REST
7 3 (2.44%) LAMP
7 3 (2.44%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (1.63%) Ajax
8 2 (1.63%) JSON
8 2 (1.63%) Spring MVC
8 2 (1.63%) POSIX
8 2 (1.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.20%) Client/Server
3 6 (4.88%) Open Source
4 5 (4.07%) User Experience
5 4 (3.25%) Clustering
5 4 (3.25%) Online Games
6 3 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.81%) Social Media
8 1 (0.81%) NHS
8 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 62 (50.41%) Linux
2 22 (17.89%) UNIX
3 7 (5.69%) Windows
4 5 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (62.60%) DevOps
2 68 (55.28%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 40 (32.52%) Configuration Management
5 31 (25.20%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (22.76%) TDD
7 21 (17.07%) Test Automation
8 16 (13.01%) Refactoring
9 14 (11.38%) ATDD
10 12 (9.76%) Load Balancing
11 9 (7.32%) Scrum
11 9 (7.32%) User Stories
12 7 (5.69%) Kanban
13 6 (4.88%) Software Architecture
13 6 (4.88%) Mentoring
14 5 (4.07%) Capacity Management
14 5 (4.07%) Agile Project Management
14 5 (4.07%) Product Management
14 5 (4.07%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (4.07%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 77 (62.60%) Python
2 52 (42.28%) PHP
3 45 (36.59%) Java
4 44 (35.77%) Bash Shell
5 32 (26.02%) SQL
6 24 (19.51%) C++
7 22 (17.89%) C#
8 17 (13.82%) Shell Script
9 13 (10.57%) C
10 9 (7.32%) JavaScript
11 8 (6.50%) Perl
12 7 (5.69%) Scala
13 3 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (3.25%) Degree
2 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) COBIT
1 2 (1.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Xen
1 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.81%) XenServer
1 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 66 (53.66%) Puppet
2 61 (49.59%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (16.26%) Graphite
4 14 (11.38%) Cobbler
4 14 (11.38%) Tivoli
5 13 (10.57%) Nagios
5 13 (10.57%) CFEngine
5 13 (10.57%) Ansible
6 11 (8.94%) Salt
7 6 (4.88%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.44%) CA SiteMinder
9 1 (0.81%) Opsview
Vendors
1 27 (21.95%) Oracle
2 14 (11.38%) Splunk
3 13 (10.57%) SaltStack
4 5 (4.07%) Rackspace
5 3 (2.44%) IBM
5 3 (2.44%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.44%) VMware
6 2 (1.63%) Percona
7 1 (0.81%) Actimize
7 1 (0.81%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.81%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (0.81%) Tealeaf
7 1 (0.81%) Sony
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft