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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 63 70 65
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Ruby 53 27 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.47% 1.58% 2.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.47% 4.39% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 19 31
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£450 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £399 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +22.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +118.46%
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
819 615 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 38.11% 36.01% 35.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 382 297
Average daily rate £335 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £246 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £412 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 26
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -44.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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 -3 47 £450 +40.62% 25
Ruby
Yorkshire

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 81 (65.32%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (49.19%) Java
3 57 (45.97%) Linux
3 57 (45.97%) Python
4 53 (42.74%) DevOps
5 52 (41.94%) Puppet
6 51 (41.13%) TDD
7 47 (37.90%) Opscode Chef
8 46 (37.10%) Bash Shell
9 45 (36.29%) JavaScript
10 42 (33.87%) SQL
11 39 (31.45%) Git (software)
12 37 (29.84%) Cucumber
13 32 (25.81%) Open Source
13 32 (25.81%) Configuration Management
14 30 (24.19%) HTML
15 29 (23.39%) CSS
16 27 (21.77%) QA
16 27 (21.77%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (18.55%) PHP
17 23 (18.55%) UNIX
17 23 (18.55%) Sass
18 22 (17.74%) HTML5
19 21 (16.94%) MongoDB
20 20 (16.13%) Node.js
20 20 (16.13%) CSS3
20 20 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
20 20 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
20 20 (16.13%) Pair Programming
21 19 (15.32%) Web Design

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 20 (16.13%) Node.js
2 18 (14.52%) Cloud Foundry
3 15 (12.10%) Apache
4 12 (9.68%) OpenStack
5 11 (8.87%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.81%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.10%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.87%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.84%) Internet
2 4 (3.23%) Unified Communications
3 3 (2.42%) Converged Networks
4 2 (1.61%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.94%) MongoDB
2 19 (15.32%) MySQL
3 17 (13.71%) NoSQL
4 15 (12.10%) Redis
5 11 (8.87%) Hadoop
6 6 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (4.03%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.03%) Big Data
8 4 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.23%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.42%) Riak
9 3 (2.42%) CouchDB
9 3 (2.42%) Hypertable
10 2 (1.61%) SimpleDB
10 2 (1.61%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 39 (31.45%) Git (software)
2 37 (29.84%) Cucumber
3 19 (15.32%) Capybara
4 18 (14.52%) TeamCity
4 18 (14.52%) IntelliJ
5 17 (13.71%) Jenkins
6 8 (6.45%) HP UFT
6 8 (6.45%) WATIR
6 8 (6.45%) Selenium
6 8 (6.45%) Sahi
7 5 (4.03%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.42%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.81%) JIRA
9 1 (0.81%) RSpec
9 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.81%) Hudson
General
1 6 (4.84%) Finance
2 5 (4.03%) Retail
3 3 (2.42%) Games
4 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (33.06%) Developer
2 40 (32.26%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (17.74%) Ruby Developer
4 12 (9.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 12 (9.68%) Agile Coach
5 10 (8.06%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 9 (7.26%) Architect
7 8 (6.45%) Analyst
7 8 (6.45%) Platform Engineer
8 6 (4.84%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.03%) QA Analyst
10 4 (3.23%) Chief Architect
11 3 (2.42%) Delivery Manager
11 3 (2.42%) QA Test Analyst
11 3 (2.42%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.42%) Software Engineer
12 2 (1.61%) Tester
12 2 (1.61%) Systems Engineer
12 2 (1.61%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.19%) HTML
2 29 (23.39%) CSS
3 23 (18.55%) Sass
4 22 (17.74%) HTML5
5 20 (16.13%) CSS3
6 19 (15.32%) Sinatra
7 18 (14.52%) Ruby on Rails
8 16 (12.90%) .NET
9 14 (11.29%) Web Services
9 14 (11.29%) XML
10 11 (8.87%) LAMP
10 11 (8.87%) Memcached
10 11 (8.87%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (6.45%) RESTful
11 8 (6.45%) AngularJS
12 6 (4.84%) Backbone.js
13 5 (4.03%) .NET Framework
13 5 (4.03%) REST
14 4 (3.23%) jQuery
14 4 (3.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.23%) Visualisation
2 3 (2.42%) NHS
2 3 (2.42%) Thin Client
2 3 (2.42%) Fat Client
2 3 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.61%) Clustering
3 2 (1.61%) User Experience
4 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.81%) RIA
4 1 (0.81%) Online Games
4 1 (0.81%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 57 (45.97%) Linux
2 23 (18.55%) UNIX
3 14 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (8.87%) CentOS
5 2 (1.61%) Android
5 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (65.32%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (42.74%) DevOps
3 51 (41.13%) TDD
4 32 (25.81%) Configuration Management
4 32 (25.81%) Open Source
5 27 (21.77%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (16.13%) Pair Programming
6 20 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 20 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
7 19 (15.32%) Responsive Web Design
7 19 (15.32%) Web Design
7 19 (15.32%) Test Automation
7 19 (15.32%) Software Engineering
8 17 (13.71%) Mentoring
9 14 (11.29%) Scrum
10 13 (10.48%) BDD
11 12 (9.68%) ATDD
11 12 (9.68%) Refactoring
12 11 (8.87%) Data Management
13 9 (7.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 61 (49.19%) Java
2 57 (45.97%) Python
3 46 (37.10%) Bash Shell
4 45 (36.29%) JavaScript
5 42 (33.87%) SQL
6 23 (18.55%) PHP
7 17 (13.71%) Shell Script
8 16 (12.90%) C#
9 5 (4.03%) C
10 3 (2.42%) C++
11 2 (1.61%) Perl
11 2 (1.61%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.61%) Scala
12 1 (0.81%) Clojure
12 1 (0.81%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.81%) Groovy
12 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (12.90%) Degree
2 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (21.77%) QA
System Software
1 18 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.81%) XenServer
2 1 (0.81%) vSphere
2 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.81%) Docker
2 1 (0.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 52 (41.94%) Puppet
2 47 (37.90%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (14.52%) Cobbler
3 18 (14.52%) Graylog
4 17 (13.71%) Tivoli
5 14 (11.29%) Graphite
6 11 (8.87%) Rundeck
6 11 (8.87%) Opsview
7 4 (3.23%) Salt
8 3 (2.42%) Ansible
8 3 (2.42%) Nagios
8 3 (2.42%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.81%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 18 (14.52%) VMware
1 18 (14.52%) Akamai
1 18 (14.52%) New Relic
2 14 (11.29%) Splunk
3 11 (8.87%) Rackspace
3 11 (8.87%) Tealeaf
3 11 (8.87%) Riverbed
4 4 (3.23%) Oracle
4 4 (3.23%) SaltStack
5 3 (2.42%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.81%) Nokia
6 1 (0.81%) EnterpriseDB
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