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 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 58 73 46
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -27
Contract jobs citing Ruby 62 30 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.16% 1.69% 3.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.52% 4.04% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 23 45
Average daily rate
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£450 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £323
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +20.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +77.50%
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
824 742 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 41.93% 41.87% 35.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 501 261
Average daily rate £335 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.00 £13.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £29.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

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 May 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 29 May 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 +9 52 £450 +44.57% 9
Ruby
Yorkshire

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 88 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (50.76%) Python
3 63 (47.73%) Java
4 61 (46.21%) Linux
5 60 (45.45%) DevOps
6 56 (42.42%) Puppet
7 52 (39.39%) Opscode Chef
8 48 (36.36%) TDD
9 43 (32.58%) Bash Shell
10 42 (31.82%) SQL
11 37 (28.03%) Configuration Management
11 37 (28.03%) JavaScript
12 35 (26.52%) Cucumber
13 31 (23.48%) Git (software)
13 31 (23.48%) PHP
13 31 (23.48%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (22.73%) MongoDB
15 29 (21.97%) CSS
15 29 (21.97%) HTML
16 28 (21.21%) Open Source
17 26 (19.70%) UNIX
17 26 (19.70%) Apache
17 26 (19.70%) QA
18 25 (18.94%) MySQL
19 23 (17.42%) Software Engineering
20 22 (16.67%) Sass
21 21 (15.91%) Ruby on Rails
22 20 (15.15%) Pair Programming
22 20 (15.15%) Web Design
22 20 (15.15%) Responsive Web Design

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 26 (19.70%) Apache
2 17 (12.88%) Node.js
2 17 (12.88%) Cloud Foundry
3 14 (10.61%) OpenStack
4 7 (5.30%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.76%) nginx
5 1 (0.76%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.39%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (10.61%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.03%) SaaS
3 4 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.76%) Route 53
4 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.30%) Internet
2 4 (3.03%) Unified Communications
3 3 (2.27%) Converged Networks
4 2 (1.52%) HTTP
5 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.76%) DNS
5 1 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.73%) MongoDB
2 25 (18.94%) MySQL
3 20 (15.15%) NoSQL
4 13 (9.85%) Redis
5 10 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (6.82%) Hypertable
6 9 (6.82%) Riak
6 9 (6.82%) CouchDB
7 7 (5.30%) Big Data
7 7 (5.30%) Hadoop
8 6 (4.55%) Couchbase
9 5 (3.79%) Relational Database
9 5 (3.79%) SimpleDB
9 5 (3.79%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (3.03%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.52%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (26.52%) Cucumber
2 31 (23.48%) Git (software)
3 18 (13.64%) Capybara
4 17 (12.88%) TeamCity
4 17 (12.88%) IntelliJ
5 10 (7.58%) Jenkins
6 9 (6.82%) Fiddler
7 7 (5.30%) Sahi
7 7 (5.30%) WATIR
7 7 (5.30%) Selenium
7 7 (5.30%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (3.03%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.76%) RSpec
9 1 (0.76%) Hudson
9 1 (0.76%) JIRA
General
1 5 (3.79%) Finance
1 5 (3.79%) Games
2 4 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (34.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (28.79%) Developer
3 19 (14.39%) Ruby Developer
4 16 (12.12%) Architect
5 14 (10.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 13 (9.85%) Agile Coach
7 10 (7.58%) Technical Architect
8 8 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 7 (5.30%) Platform Engineer
10 6 (4.55%) Analyst
11 4 (3.03%) QA Analyst
11 4 (3.03%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.03%) Chief Architect
11 4 (3.03%) Test Analyst
12 3 (2.27%) Digital Architect
12 3 (2.27%) Senior Developer
12 3 (2.27%) Delivery Manager
13 2 (1.52%) QA Test Analyst
13 2 (1.52%) QA Tester
13 2 (1.52%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.97%) CSS
1 29 (21.97%) HTML
2 22 (16.67%) Sass
3 21 (15.91%) Ruby on Rails
4 19 (14.39%) HTML5
5 18 (13.64%) CSS3
5 18 (13.64%) Sinatra
6 15 (11.36%) .NET
7 13 (9.85%) Web Services
7 13 (9.85%) XML
8 8 (6.06%) Django
8 8 (6.06%) RESTful
8 8 (6.06%) AngularJS
9 5 (3.79%) Play Framework
9 5 (3.79%) Memcached
9 5 (3.79%) REST
9 5 (3.79%) Backbone.js
9 5 (3.79%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (3.79%) .NET Framework
9 5 (3.79%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.03%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.27%) User Experience
3 3 (2.27%) Online Games
3 3 (2.27%) NHS
3 3 (2.27%) Thin Client
3 3 (2.27%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.27%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.27%) Clustering
4 2 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.76%) RIA
5 1 (0.76%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 61 (46.21%) Linux
2 26 (19.70%) UNIX
3 7 (5.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.79%) CentOS
5 2 (1.52%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.76%) Android
6 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (45.45%) DevOps
3 48 (36.36%) TDD
4 37 (28.03%) Configuration Management
5 31 (23.48%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (21.21%) Open Source
7 23 (17.42%) Software Engineering
8 20 (15.15%) Pair Programming
8 20 (15.15%) Web Design
8 20 (15.15%) Responsive Web Design
9 19 (14.39%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (14.39%) Test Automation
9 19 (14.39%) Continuous Delivery
10 16 (12.12%) Mentoring
11 13 (9.85%) ATDD
12 12 (9.09%) Refactoring
12 12 (9.09%) BDD
13 11 (8.33%) Scrum
14 9 (6.82%) User Stories
15 8 (6.06%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 67 (50.76%) Python
2 63 (47.73%) Java
3 43 (32.58%) Bash Shell
4 42 (31.82%) SQL
5 37 (28.03%) JavaScript
6 31 (23.48%) PHP
7 17 (12.88%) C#
8 16 (12.12%) Shell Script
9 11 (8.33%) C
10 8 (6.06%) Scala
11 7 (5.30%) C++
12 5 (3.79%) Perl
13 1 (0.76%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.76%) Clojure
13 1 (0.76%) VB
13 1 (0.76%) Groovy
13 1 (0.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (12.12%) Degree
2 4 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (19.70%) QA
System Software
1 17 (12.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.76%) Docker
2 1 (0.76%) XenServer
2 1 (0.76%) vSphere
2 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 56 (42.42%) Puppet
2 52 (39.39%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (12.88%) Cobbler
3 17 (12.88%) Graylog
4 16 (12.12%) Tivoli
5 14 (10.61%) Graphite
6 9 (6.82%) Ansible
6 9 (6.82%) CFEngine
6 9 (6.82%) Nagios
7 7 (5.30%) Salt
8 5 (3.79%) Opsview
8 5 (3.79%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.76%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.76%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 17 (12.88%) Akamai
1 17 (12.88%) New Relic
1 17 (12.88%) VMware
2 14 (10.61%) Splunk
3 13 (9.85%) Rackspace
3 13 (9.85%) Oracle
4 10 (7.58%) SaltStack
5 5 (3.79%) Riverbed
5 5 (3.79%) Tealeaf
6 1 (0.76%) Percona
6 1 (0.76%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
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