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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 87 60 90
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +30
Contract jobs citing Ruby 21 29 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.16% 2.19% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.81% 6.55% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 2
Average daily rate £320 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £225 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £338 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -7.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+77.50% -
Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
747 443 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 41.43% 33.43% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 233 308
Average daily rate £320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £234 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 19
Average hourly rate £25.75 £14.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.70% -1.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £32.75 £38.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -25 20 £320 +11.30% 8
Wakefield - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Ruby
Yorkshire

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 44 (61.11%) Linux
2 41 (56.94%) Python
3 40 (55.56%) PHP
4 39 (54.17%) Web Services
5 36 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 35 (48.61%) C++
6 35 (48.61%) Node.js
7 33 (45.83%) Bash Shell
8 31 (43.06%) Client/Server
8 31 (43.06%) Amazon AWS
9 30 (41.67%) Degree
10 28 (38.89%) .NET
11 26 (36.11%) DNS
12 25 (34.72%) SSL
12 25 (34.72%) Internet
12 25 (34.72%) TCP/IP
12 25 (34.72%) C#
12 25 (34.72%) Load Balancing
13 23 (31.94%) Microsoft Azure
13 23 (31.94%) SQL
14 21 (29.17%) SQL Server
15 19 (26.39%) Ruby on Rails
16 17 (23.61%) Performance Tuning
16 17 (23.61%) SQL Server 2012
16 17 (23.61%) Puppet
16 17 (23.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 16 (22.22%) NoSQL
18 14 (19.44%) ETL
19 13 (18.06%) Java
20 11 (15.28%) Kanban

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 35 (48.61%) Node.js
2 7 (9.72%) nginx
3 2 (2.78%) LiveCycle
3 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.78%) Apache
4 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.39%) IIS
4 1 (1.39%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (43.06%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (31.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (36.11%) DNS
2 25 (34.72%) SSL
2 25 (34.72%) Internet
2 25 (34.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 17 (23.61%) SQL Server 2012
2 17 (23.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 8 (11.11%) MySQL
5 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) TeamCity
2 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.56%) Subversion
4 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.78%) Selenium
4 2 (2.78%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.78%) JBehave
4 2 (2.78%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.78%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.39%) Ant
5 1 (1.39%) JUnit
5 1 (1.39%) Maven
General
1 9 (12.50%) Back Office
2 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.39%) Games
3 1 (1.39%) Finance
3 1 (1.39%) Law
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (55.56%) Developer
2 19 (26.39%) Software Engineer
3 18 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 18 (25.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 18 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 13 (18.06%) Python Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Architect
6 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Developer
6 5 (6.94%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) PHP Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Java Developer
10 1 (1.39%) Automation Tester
10 1 (1.39%) PHP Zend Developer
10 1 (1.39%) Tester
10 1 (1.39%) Test Analyst
10 1 (1.39%) Systems Analyst
10 1 (1.39%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (54.17%) Web Services
2 28 (38.89%) .NET
3 19 (26.39%) Ruby on Rails
4 11 (15.28%) HTML
4 11 (15.28%) CSS
5 9 (12.50%) XML
6 6 (8.33%) jQuery
7 3 (4.17%) YAML
7 3 (4.17%) JSON
7 3 (4.17%) Symfony
8 2 (2.78%) RESTful
8 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.39%) CSS3
9 1 (1.39%) Apache Camel
9 1 (1.39%) ZeroMQ
9 1 (1.39%) HTML5
9 1 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.39%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.39%) J2EE
9 1 (1.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 31 (43.06%) Client/Server
2 8 (11.11%) Freedom of Information
2 8 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
2 8 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 7 (9.72%) NHS
4 5 (6.94%) Open Source
5 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 44 (61.11%) Linux
2 9 (12.50%) Windows
3 6 (8.33%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.17%) UNIX
5 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (34.72%) Load Balancing
3 17 (23.61%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (19.44%) ETL
5 11 (15.28%) Kanban
6 9 (12.50%) Data Protection
7 8 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
7 8 (11.11%) Information Management
8 6 (8.33%) OOP
9 5 (6.94%) OO
9 5 (6.94%) Scrum
9 5 (6.94%) TDD
10 4 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (5.56%) Validation
10 4 (5.56%) Configuration Management
11 3 (4.17%) BDD
11 3 (4.17%) DSDM
11 3 (4.17%) MVC
12 2 (2.78%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.94%) Python
2 40 (55.56%) PHP
3 35 (48.61%) C++
4 33 (45.83%) Bash Shell
5 25 (34.72%) C#
6 23 (31.94%) SQL
7 13 (18.06%) Java
8 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
9 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
10 3 (4.17%) PHP5
11 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (41.67%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Varnish
1 1 (1.39%) vSphere
1 1 (1.39%) Xen
1 1 (1.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (23.61%) Puppet
2 10 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.33%) Capistrano
3 6 (8.33%) HAProxy
4 4 (5.56%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (6.94%) Splunk
1 5 (6.94%) Oracle
2 3 (4.17%) Facebook
2 3 (4.17%) Twitter
2 3 (4.17%) Google
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.78%) Adobe
4 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.39%) Sybase
4 1 (1.39%) JBoss
4 1 (1.39%) Zend
4 1 (1.39%) EnterpriseDB
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