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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 57 50 82
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +32
Contract jobs citing Ruby 66 70 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.22% 3.48% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.27% 8.01% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 47 20
Average daily rate £450 £363 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +17.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £325 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £520 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £55.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-58.10% -21.83%
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
908 874 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 44.31% 43.42% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 566 532
Average daily rate £400 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £267 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 14
Average hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £35.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -10 58 £475 +35.71% 14
Bradford - 1 £275 -
Ruby
Yorkshire

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 90 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (58.87%) Java
3 76 (53.90%) Python
4 74 (52.48%) Linux
5 57 (40.43%) Puppet
6 55 (39.01%) DevOps
7 52 (36.88%) Git (software)
8 44 (31.21%) Bash Shell
9 43 (30.50%) Scrum
10 41 (29.08%) Jenkins
11 38 (26.95%) Configuration Management
11 38 (26.95%) JIRA
12 37 (26.24%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (24.11%) Selenium
14 33 (23.40%) HTML
15 31 (21.99%) Maven
16 30 (21.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 29 (20.57%) TDD
18 27 (19.15%) Ruby on Rails
18 27 (19.15%) JavaScript
18 27 (19.15%) Confluence
19 26 (18.44%) Scala
19 26 (18.44%) Amazon AWS
20 25 (17.73%) VMware
21 24 (17.02%) CSS
21 24 (17.02%) Security Cleared
21 24 (17.02%) Opscode Chef
21 24 (17.02%) Docker
22 23 (16.31%) Build Automation
23 22 (15.60%) CentOS

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 27 (19.15%) Confluence
2 19 (13.48%) OpenStack
3 9 (6.38%) Apache
4 6 (4.26%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.55%) nginx
6 4 (2.84%) Apache Spark
7 3 (2.13%) CloudStack
7 3 (2.13%) Node.js
8 1 (0.71%) CMS
8 1 (0.71%) Drupal
8 1 (0.71%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.71%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.09%) Internet
2 7 (4.96%) DNS
2 7 (4.96%) SNMP
3 4 (2.84%) DSL
4 2 (1.42%) HTTP
5 1 (0.71%) Firewall
5 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.80%) NoSQL
2 9 (6.38%) MySQL
3 8 (5.67%) MongoDB
3 8 (5.67%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.26%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.26%) Redis
5 5 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (3.55%) Informix
5 5 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.84%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.84%) HBase
7 2 (1.42%) DB2
7 2 (1.42%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.42%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.71%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 52 (36.88%) Git (software)
2 41 (29.08%) Jenkins
3 38 (26.95%) JIRA
4 34 (24.11%) Selenium
5 31 (21.99%) Maven
6 22 (15.60%) Cucumber
7 17 (12.06%) Appium
8 16 (11.35%) LoadRunner
8 16 (11.35%) Mocha
8 16 (11.35%) SonarQube
9 14 (9.93%) JMeter
10 7 (4.96%) HP UFT
10 7 (4.96%) SoapUI
11 6 (4.26%) Gatling
11 6 (4.26%) SilkPerformer
11 6 (4.26%) Subversion
11 6 (4.26%) The Grinder
11 6 (4.26%) Visual Studio
11 6 (4.26%) VisualVM
11 6 (4.26%) YourKit
General
1 9 (6.38%) Retail
2 7 (4.96%) Finance
3 5 (3.55%) Law
4 4 (2.84%) Games
5 3 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.71%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 41 (29.08%) Developer
2 33 (23.40%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (12.77%) Ruby Developer
4 17 (12.06%) Operations Engineer
5 13 (9.22%) Architect
6 10 (7.09%) Analyst
6 10 (7.09%) Ruby Engineer
6 10 (7.09%) Test Analyst
7 9 (6.38%) Splunk Engineer
7 9 (6.38%) Technical Architect
7 9 (6.38%) Test Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) Integration Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) Java Developer
8 8 (5.67%) Java Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) Performance Analyst
8 8 (5.67%) Performance Test Analyst
8 8 (5.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 8 (5.67%) Test Leader
9 7 (4.96%) Python Developer
10 6 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (23.40%) HTML
2 27 (19.15%) Ruby on Rails
3 24 (17.02%) CSS
4 21 (14.89%) .NET
5 17 (12.06%) HTML5
6 12 (8.51%) JSON
6 12 (8.51%) Spring
7 10 (7.09%) REST
8 9 (6.38%) AngularJS
9 8 (5.67%) Django
9 8 (5.67%) Play Framework
10 6 (4.26%) Hibernate
11 5 (3.55%) CSS3
11 5 (3.55%) RESTful
11 5 (3.55%) XML
12 4 (2.84%) jQuery
12 4 (2.84%) Kafka
12 4 (2.84%) Mustache
12 4 (2.84%) Sass
12 4 (2.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.96%) PKI
2 6 (4.26%) User Experience
3 5 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.13%) Social Media
5 2 (1.42%) IBM XIV
5 2 (1.42%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.71%) RIA
6 1 (0.71%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 74 (52.48%) Linux
2 30 (21.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (15.60%) CentOS
3 22 (15.60%) Ubuntu
4 20 (14.18%) Unix
5 15 (10.64%) Mac OS X
6 14 (9.93%) Windows
7 2 (1.42%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.71%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (39.01%) DevOps
3 43 (30.50%) Scrum
4 38 (26.95%) Configuration Management
5 37 (26.24%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (20.57%) TDD
7 23 (16.31%) Build Automation
8 19 (13.48%) Open Source
9 16 (11.35%) Non-Functional Testing
10 13 (9.22%) SOA
11 12 (8.51%) BDD
12 9 (6.38%) Functional Testing
13 8 (5.67%) API Integration
13 8 (5.67%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (5.67%) Information Security
14 7 (4.96%) Network Monitoring
14 7 (4.96%) Software Architecture
14 7 (4.96%) Test Automation
14 7 (4.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 6 (4.26%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (58.87%) Java
2 76 (53.90%) Python
3 44 (31.21%) Bash Shell
4 27 (19.15%) JavaScript
5 26 (18.44%) Scala
6 22 (15.60%) C#
7 21 (14.89%) Perl
8 19 (13.48%) Shell Script
9 11 (7.80%) PHP
10 9 (6.38%) C
10 9 (6.38%) C++
11 8 (5.67%) SQL
12 7 (4.96%) CoffeeScript
13 6 (4.26%) VBA
13 6 (4.26%) VBScript
14 4 (2.84%) HiveQL
14 4 (2.84%) R
15 2 (1.42%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.71%) Go
16 1 (0.71%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 24 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.35%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.55%) Degree
4 4 (2.84%) ISEB
5 2 (1.42%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.22%) QA
2 4 (2.84%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.71%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (17.02%) Docker
2 21 (14.89%) vSphere
3 16 (11.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.13%) Xen
4 3 (2.13%) XenServer
5 1 (0.71%) Firmware
5 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 57 (40.43%) Puppet
2 24 (17.02%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (14.89%) Ansible
4 9 (6.38%) Cobbler
5 5 (3.55%) Nagios
5 5 (3.55%) Tivoli
6 4 (2.84%) Graphite
6 4 (2.84%) logstash
6 4 (2.84%) Mesos
6 4 (2.84%) Opsview
7 2 (1.42%) Cacti
7 2 (1.42%) collectd
7 2 (1.42%) Grafana
7 2 (1.42%) Icinga
7 2 (1.42%) Salt
8 1 (0.71%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.71%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.71%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.71%) SCCM
8 1 (0.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (17.73%) VMware
2 16 (11.35%) Atlassian
3 15 (10.64%) Splunk
4 14 (9.93%) Oracle
5 13 (9.22%) Red Hat
6 8 (5.67%) HP
6 8 (5.67%) IBM
7 6 (4.26%) AppDynamics
7 6 (4.26%) Dynatrace
7 6 (4.26%) New Relic
8 4 (2.84%) CA
8 4 (2.84%) TIBCO
9 3 (2.13%) EnterpriseDB
10 2 (1.42%) Cisco
10 2 (1.42%) F5
10 2 (1.42%) NetApp
10 2 (1.42%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.42%) Sybase
11 1 (0.71%) Citrix
11 1 (0.71%) Sitecore
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