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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 84 95 95
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 56 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.88% 1.07% 1.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.82% 3.00% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 17 24
Average daily rate
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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 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £326
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +22.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +118.46%
Ruby
England

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
1161 834 766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.89% 35.58% 36.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 495 408
Average daily rate £338 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 44
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
West Yorkshire +6 52 £450 +40.62% 22
North Yorkshire - 2 £418 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £488 - 2
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 81 (63.28%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (49.22%) Java
3 62 (48.44%) Linux
4 56 (43.75%) Python
4 56 (43.75%) TDD
4 56 (43.75%) Puppet
4 56 (43.75%) DevOps
5 49 (38.28%) Opscode Chef
6 48 (37.50%) Bash Shell
6 48 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 39 (30.47%) SQL
8 38 (29.69%) Cucumber
8 38 (29.69%) Git (software)
9 35 (27.34%) Open Source
10 34 (26.56%) HTML
10 34 (26.56%) Configuration Management
11 31 (24.22%) CSS
12 30 (23.44%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (21.88%) UNIX
13 28 (21.88%) QA
14 24 (18.75%) HTML5
15 23 (17.97%) Sass
15 23 (17.97%) PHP
16 22 (17.19%) Pair Programming
16 22 (17.19%) Node.js
16 22 (17.19%) MongoDB
16 22 (17.19%) Continuous Delivery
17 21 (16.41%) CSS3
17 21 (16.41%) Jenkins
17 21 (16.41%) VMware

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 22 (17.19%) Node.js
2 18 (14.06%) Cloud Foundry
2 18 (14.06%) Apache
3 13 (10.16%) Tomcat
4 11 (8.59%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.34%) nginx
6 2 (1.56%) Jetty
6 2 (1.56%) IIS
7 1 (0.78%) JBoss
7 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.78%) WordPress
7 1 (0.78%) Confluence
7 1 (0.78%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.28%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.59%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.91%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.56%) GitHub
4 2 (1.56%) IaaS
4 2 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.78%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.47%) Internet
2 5 (3.91%) DNS
3 4 (3.13%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.34%) Converged Networks
5 2 (1.56%) HTTP
5 2 (1.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.78%) VPN
6 1 (0.78%) DHCP
6 1 (0.78%) FTP
6 1 (0.78%) SSL
6 1 (0.78%) DMZ
6 1 (0.78%) Firewall
6 1 (0.78%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.19%) MongoDB
2 21 (16.41%) MySQL
3 17 (13.28%) NoSQL
4 16 (12.50%) Redis
5 12 (9.38%) Hadoop
6 8 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (4.69%) Big Data
8 4 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.56%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.56%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.56%) SimpleDB
9 2 (1.56%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.56%) Hypertable
9 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.56%) Riak
10 1 (0.78%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.78%) HBase
10 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 38 (29.69%) Git (software)
1 38 (29.69%) Cucumber
2 21 (16.41%) Jenkins
3 19 (14.84%) Capybara
3 19 (14.84%) TeamCity
4 18 (14.06%) IntelliJ
5 10 (7.81%) Selenium
6 8 (6.25%) WATIR
6 8 (6.25%) Sahi
6 8 (6.25%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.56%) Subversion
7 2 (1.56%) Maven
7 2 (1.56%) JIRA
7 2 (1.56%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.56%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.78%) RSpec
8 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.78%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.78%) Ant
General
1 6 (4.69%) Finance
2 5 (3.91%) Retail
3 3 (2.34%) Games
4 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (35.16%) Developer
2 39 (30.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (17.97%) Ruby Developer
4 12 (9.38%) Agile Coach
4 12 (9.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 11 (8.59%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 10 (7.81%) Architect
7 9 (7.03%) Analyst
8 8 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) QA Analyst
9 6 (4.69%) Test Analyst
10 5 (3.91%) Technical Architect
11 4 (3.13%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.13%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.13%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.13%) Chief Architect
12 3 (2.34%) QA Test Analyst
13 2 (1.56%) QA Tester
13 2 (1.56%) Senior Java Developer
13 2 (1.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (26.56%) HTML
2 31 (24.22%) CSS
3 24 (18.75%) HTML5
4 23 (17.97%) Sass
5 21 (16.41%) CSS3
6 20 (15.63%) Ruby on Rails
7 19 (14.84%) Sinatra
8 17 (13.28%) .NET
9 15 (11.72%) Web Services
10 12 (9.38%) LAMP
11 11 (8.59%) Memcached
11 11 (8.59%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (7.81%) XML
13 8 (6.25%) RESTful
13 8 (6.25%) REST
13 8 (6.25%) AngularJS
14 6 (4.69%) jQuery
14 6 (4.69%) Backbone.js
14 6 (4.69%) Spring
15 5 (3.91%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.13%) Visualisation
2 2 (1.56%) User Experience
2 2 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.56%) Clustering
3 1 (0.78%) Tandem
3 1 (0.78%) RIA
3 1 (0.78%) Online Games
3 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.78%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 62 (48.44%) Linux
2 28 (21.88%) UNIX
3 16 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (9.38%) CentOS
5 2 (1.56%) Android
5 2 (1.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.78%) Windows
6 1 (0.78%) Solaris
6 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.78%) Debian
6 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (63.28%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (43.75%) TDD
2 56 (43.75%) DevOps
3 35 (27.34%) Open Source
4 34 (26.56%) Configuration Management
5 30 (23.44%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (17.19%) Pair Programming
6 22 (17.19%) Continuous Delivery
7 20 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
8 19 (14.84%) Web Design
9 18 (14.06%) Software Engineering
9 18 (14.06%) Test Automation
9 18 (14.06%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (13.28%) BDD
11 16 (12.50%) Scrum
12 14 (10.94%) Mentoring
13 12 (9.38%) ATDD
14 11 (8.59%) Refactoring
14 11 (8.59%) Data Management
15 9 (7.03%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 63 (49.22%) Java
2 56 (43.75%) Python
3 48 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 48 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 39 (30.47%) SQL
5 23 (17.97%) PHP
6 18 (14.06%) Shell Script
7 16 (12.50%) C#
8 6 (4.69%) Scala
9 5 (3.91%) C++
10 3 (2.34%) Perl
10 3 (2.34%) C
11 2 (1.56%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.78%) Groovy
12 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.78%) Clojure
12 1 (0.78%) Go
12 1 (0.78%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (21.88%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.34%) Xen
3 2 (1.56%) Docker
4 1 (0.78%) HDFS
4 1 (0.78%) XenServer
4 1 (0.78%) vSphere
4 1 (0.78%) Varnish
4 1 (0.78%) vCloud
4 1 (0.78%) Corosync
4 1 (0.78%) KVM
Systems Management
1 56 (43.75%) Puppet
2 49 (38.28%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (14.84%) Cobbler
4 18 (14.06%) Graylog
4 18 (14.06%) Tivoli
5 13 (10.16%) Graphite
6 11 (8.59%) Rundeck
6 11 (8.59%) Opsview
7 4 (3.13%) Salt
8 3 (2.34%) Ansible
9 2 (1.56%) Nagios
9 2 (1.56%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.78%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.78%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 21 (16.41%) VMware
2 18 (14.06%) Akamai
2 18 (14.06%) New Relic
3 13 (10.16%) Splunk
4 11 (8.59%) Tealeaf
4 11 (8.59%) Riverbed
5 10 (7.81%) Rackspace
6 5 (3.91%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.13%) SaltStack
7 4 (3.13%) Oracle
8 2 (1.56%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.56%) Google
9 1 (0.78%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.78%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (0.78%) Sun
9 1 (0.78%) HP
9 1 (0.78%) Nokia
9 1 (0.78%) Percona
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