The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 68 98 102
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +4
Contract jobs citing Ruby 72 29 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.57% 1.13% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.20% 2.77% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 23 8
Average daily rate
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£369 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £213 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £396 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 £150.00
% change year-on-year
- -52.66%
Ruby
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1162 1048 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 41.44% 40.86% 32.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 764 693 344
Average daily rate £335 £313 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.20% +2.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 36
Average hourly rate £40.00 £29.00 £15.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +83.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby across the Yorkshire region.

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Yorkshire region.

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 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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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
West Yorkshire +31 69 £363 +20.83% 13
North Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 3
South Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 1
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 110 (63.95%) Python
2 107 (62.21%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (56.40%) DevOps
4 91 (52.91%) Puppet
5 85 (49.42%) Linux
6 82 (47.67%) Opscode Chef
7 69 (40.12%) Java
8 62 (36.05%) Bash Shell
9 59 (34.30%) Configuration Management
10 57 (33.14%) SQL
11 53 (30.81%) PHP
12 50 (29.07%) MongoDB
13 48 (27.91%) Apache
14 45 (26.16%) TDD
15 39 (22.67%) Software Engineering
16 36 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
17 34 (19.77%) MySQL
18 33 (19.19%) UNIX
19 31 (18.02%) Oracle
20 29 (16.86%) NoSQL
20 29 (16.86%) Continuous Delivery
21 27 (15.70%) Node.js
22 26 (15.12%) Shell Script
23 25 (14.53%) Amazon AWS
23 25 (14.53%) Cucumber
23 25 (14.53%) Graphite
24 24 (13.95%) Open Source
25 23 (13.37%) Riak
25 23 (13.37%) Cobbler
25 23 (13.37%) Git (software)

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 48 (27.91%) Apache
2 27 (15.70%) Node.js
3 21 (12.21%) OpenStack
4 10 (5.81%) Cloud Foundry
5 8 (4.65%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.91%) nginx
7 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.58%) IIS
7 1 (0.58%) JBoss
7 1 (0.58%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.58%) CMS
7 1 (0.58%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.58%) WordPress
7 1 (0.58%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.53%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (10.47%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (4.07%) SaaS
4 4 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (2.33%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.33%) Route 53
5 2 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.56%) Internet
2 10 (5.81%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.07%) DNS
4 6 (3.49%) SSL
5 5 (2.91%) HTTP
6 3 (1.74%) DHCP
6 3 (1.74%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.16%) NAS
7 2 (1.16%) SAN
8 1 (0.58%) Intranet
8 1 (0.58%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (29.07%) MongoDB
2 34 (19.77%) MySQL
3 29 (16.86%) NoSQL
4 23 (13.37%) Riak
5 19 (11.05%) Redis
6 18 (10.47%) Hypertable
6 18 (10.47%) CouchDB
7 11 (6.40%) Couchbase
8 10 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (5.81%) SimpleDB
9 9 (5.23%) Relational Database
9 9 (5.23%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (3.49%) Big Data
10 6 (3.49%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.91%) Hadoop
12 4 (2.33%) Apache Hive
12 4 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (1.74%) SQL Server
14 1 (0.58%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 25 (14.53%) Cucumber
2 23 (13.37%) Git (software)
3 18 (10.47%) Fiddler
4 10 (5.81%) IntelliJ
4 10 (5.81%) Capybara
4 10 (5.81%) TeamCity
5 7 (4.07%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (4.07%) Sahi
5 7 (4.07%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.07%) WATIR
5 7 (4.07%) Selenium
6 4 (2.33%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.74%) RSpec
8 1 (0.58%) Subversion
8 1 (0.58%) Hudson
8 1 (0.58%) JIRA
8 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (4.07%) Games
2 4 (2.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 70 (40.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 34 (19.77%) Developer
3 21 (12.21%) Architect
4 18 (10.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 12 (6.98%) Ruby Developer
5 12 (6.98%) Agile Coach
6 9 (5.23%) Analyst
6 9 (5.23%) Technical Architect
7 8 (4.65%) Software Engineer
7 8 (4.65%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.07%) Digital Architect
9 6 (3.49%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (2.91%) Senior Developer
10 5 (2.91%) Senior Architect
11 4 (2.33%) Cloud Engineer
11 4 (2.33%) Programmer
11 4 (2.33%) Data Architect
11 4 (2.33%) Test Analyst
11 4 (2.33%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (2.33%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.63%) Ruby on Rails
1 20 (11.63%) CSS
2 19 (11.05%) Web Services
2 19 (11.05%) HTML
3 15 (8.72%) .NET
4 14 (8.14%) Sass
5 12 (6.98%) HTML5
6 11 (6.40%) CSS3
6 11 (6.40%) XML
7 10 (5.81%) Sinatra
7 10 (5.81%) Django
8 9 (5.23%) Play Framework
9 7 (4.07%) J2EE
9 7 (4.07%) Spring
10 5 (2.91%) AngularJS
11 4 (2.33%) REST
11 4 (2.33%) XSD
11 4 (2.33%) XSLT
12 3 (1.74%) ActiveMQ
12 3 (1.74%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.95%) Open Source
2 20 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.98%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.91%) Clustering
4 5 (2.91%) Online Games
4 5 (2.91%) User Experience
5 4 (2.33%) NHS
6 3 (1.74%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.74%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.58%) Social Media
8 1 (0.58%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 85 (49.42%) Linux
2 33 (19.19%) UNIX
3 5 (2.91%) Windows
3 5 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.16%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.58%) Debian
5 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.58%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (62.21%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (56.40%) DevOps
3 59 (34.30%) Configuration Management
4 45 (26.16%) TDD
5 39 (22.67%) Software Engineering
6 36 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (16.86%) Continuous Delivery
8 21 (12.21%) Test Automation
9 17 (9.88%) Software Delivery
9 17 (9.88%) Pair Programming
10 15 (8.72%) Scrum
10 15 (8.72%) BDD
11 14 (8.14%) Load Balancing
12 13 (7.56%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (7.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (7.56%) User Stories
12 13 (7.56%) Web Design
13 12 (6.98%) Mentoring
14 11 (6.40%) Software Architecture
14 11 (6.40%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 110 (63.95%) Python
2 69 (40.12%) Java
3 62 (36.05%) Bash Shell
4 57 (33.14%) SQL
5 53 (30.81%) PHP
6 26 (15.12%) Shell Script
7 22 (12.79%) JavaScript
8 21 (12.21%) C++
9 20 (11.63%) C
10 19 (11.05%) C#
11 14 (8.14%) Scala
12 11 (6.40%) Perl
13 2 (1.16%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.58%) VB
14 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.58%) Clojure
14 1 (0.58%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (6.40%) Degree
2 5 (2.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.63%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.58%) vSphere
2 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.58%) Varnish
2 1 (0.58%) Xen
2 1 (0.58%) XenServer
2 1 (0.58%) Corosync
2 1 (0.58%) KVM
2 1 (0.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 91 (52.91%) Puppet
2 82 (47.67%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (14.53%) Graphite
4 23 (13.37%) Cobbler
4 23 (13.37%) Tivoli
5 18 (10.47%) CFEngine
5 18 (10.47%) Nagios
5 18 (10.47%) Ansible
6 12 (6.98%) Salt
7 10 (5.81%) Graylog
8 4 (2.33%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.58%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.58%) Opsview
Vendors
1 31 (18.02%) Oracle
2 19 (11.05%) SaltStack
2 19 (11.05%) Splunk
3 14 (8.14%) Rackspace
4 12 (6.98%) VMware
5 10 (5.81%) Akamai
5 10 (5.81%) New Relic
6 3 (1.74%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.74%) Percona
7 2 (1.16%) OpenText
7 2 (1.16%) Vignette
7 2 (1.16%) NetApp
7 2 (1.16%) EMC
8 1 (0.58%) IBM
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.58%) Tealeaf
8 1 (0.58%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.58%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.58%) EnterpriseDB
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