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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 100 98 85
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing Ruby 49 23 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.56% 0.97% 1.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.94% 2.98% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 34
Average daily rate
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£425 £553 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +37.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £688 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-88.73% +42.00%
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
1243 771 864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 39.45% 32.53% 39.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 465 473
Average daily rate £350 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 55
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -5 40 £425 -26.08% 21
South Yorkshire - 6 £425 - 2
North Yorkshire -4 2 £418 +24.77% 2
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 67 (58.77%) Linux
2 66 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (54.39%) Java
4 59 (51.75%) Python
5 53 (46.49%) Puppet
5 53 (46.49%) DevOps
6 48 (42.11%) Bash Shell
7 42 (36.84%) TDD
8 41 (35.96%) JavaScript
9 40 (35.09%) Opscode Chef
10 38 (33.33%) SQL
11 37 (32.46%) Git (software)
12 32 (28.07%) HTML
13 31 (27.19%) Configuration Management
14 30 (26.32%) UNIX
14 30 (26.32%) Jenkins
15 29 (25.44%) CSS
16 24 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (21.05%) Open Source
17 23 (20.18%) PHP
17 23 (20.18%) VMware
18 22 (19.30%) Cucumber
18 22 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
18 22 (19.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 22 (19.30%) Continuous Delivery
19 21 (18.42%) Node.js
19 21 (18.42%) Scrum
19 21 (18.42%) MySQL
20 20 (17.54%) C#
21 18 (15.79%) .NET

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 21 (18.42%) Node.js
2 13 (11.40%) Tomcat
3 12 (10.53%) Apache
4 11 (9.65%) Cloud Foundry
5 8 (7.02%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.63%) nginx
6 3 (2.63%) Confluence
7 2 (1.75%) Jetty
7 2 (1.75%) IIS
7 2 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.88%) JBoss
8 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.77%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.39%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (4.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (3.51%) Google App Engine
4 4 (3.51%) GitHub
5 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.75%) IaaS
6 2 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.65%) Internet
2 5 (4.39%) DNS
3 4 (3.51%) HTTP
3 4 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.51%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.63%) Converged Networks
5 1 (0.88%) VPN
5 1 (0.88%) DHCP
5 1 (0.88%) FTP
5 1 (0.88%) SSL
5 1 (0.88%) DMZ
5 1 (0.88%) Firewall
5 1 (0.88%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.42%) MySQL
2 18 (15.79%) MongoDB
2 18 (15.79%) NoSQL
3 15 (13.16%) Redis
4 12 (10.53%) Hadoop
5 8 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.51%) Big Data
7 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.88%) HBase
8 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.88%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 37 (32.46%) Git (software)
2 30 (26.32%) Jenkins
3 22 (19.30%) Cucumber
4 15 (13.16%) TeamCity
5 12 (10.53%) Capybara
6 11 (9.65%) IntelliJ
7 6 (5.26%) Maven
8 5 (4.39%) Selenium
9 4 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (3.51%) JIRA
10 3 (2.63%) Subversion
10 3 (2.63%) FishEye
11 2 (1.75%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.88%) Ant
12 1 (0.88%) PVCS
12 1 (0.88%) ClearCase
12 1 (0.88%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.88%) JMeter
12 1 (0.88%) Xcode
12 1 (0.88%) CruiseControl
General
1 8 (7.02%) Finance
2 5 (4.39%) Retail
3 1 (0.88%) Marketing
3 1 (0.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (35.09%) Developer
2 38 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (12.28%) Ruby Developer
4 10 (8.77%) Agile Coach
5 9 (7.89%) Architect
5 9 (7.89%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 8 (7.02%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.51%) Chief Architect
11 3 (2.63%) Analyst
12 2 (1.75%) Test Analyst
12 2 (1.75%) QA Analyst
12 2 (1.75%) Technical Leader
12 2 (1.75%) Senior Java Developer
12 2 (1.75%) Android Developer
12 2 (1.75%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (28.07%) HTML
2 29 (25.44%) CSS
3 18 (15.79%) .NET
3 18 (15.79%) HTML5
4 16 (14.04%) Ruby on Rails
5 15 (13.16%) CSS3
6 12 (10.53%) Sinatra
6 12 (10.53%) LAMP
6 12 (10.53%) Sass
7 11 (9.65%) Memcached
7 11 (9.65%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (8.77%) REST
9 9 (7.89%) Web Services
10 8 (7.02%) MCollective
11 7 (6.14%) XHTML
11 7 (6.14%) RESTful
12 6 (5.26%) jQuery
12 6 (5.26%) Spring
13 4 (3.51%) Hibernate
13 4 (3.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.51%) Visualisation
1 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.75%) User Experience
2 2 (1.75%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.88%) BBC
3 1 (0.88%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 67 (58.77%) Linux
2 30 (26.32%) UNIX
3 22 (19.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (15.79%) CentOS
5 7 (6.14%) Ubuntu
6 6 (5.26%) Windows
6 6 (5.26%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.75%) Android
7 2 (1.75%) Fedora
7 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.88%) Debian
8 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (46.49%) DevOps
3 42 (36.84%) TDD
4 31 (27.19%) Configuration Management
5 24 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (21.05%) Open Source
6 22 (19.30%) Continuous Delivery
7 21 (18.42%) Scrum
8 15 (13.16%) Software Engineering
9 14 (12.28%) Responsive Web Design
10 13 (11.40%) Web Design
10 13 (11.40%) Refactoring
10 13 (11.40%) Pair Programming
11 12 (10.53%) Mentoring
11 12 (10.53%) BDD
12 11 (9.65%) Data Management
12 11 (9.65%) Test Automation
13 10 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (8.77%) ATDD
14 8 (7.02%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 62 (54.39%) Java
2 59 (51.75%) Python
3 48 (42.11%) Bash Shell
4 41 (35.96%) JavaScript
5 38 (33.33%) SQL
6 23 (20.18%) PHP
7 20 (17.54%) C#
8 15 (13.16%) Shell Script
9 12 (10.53%) C++
9 12 (10.53%) Perl
10 5 (4.39%) Scala
11 4 (3.51%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.75%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.88%) C
13 1 (0.88%) Go
Qualifications
1 11 (9.65%) Degree
2 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.39%) vSphere
2 5 (4.39%) Docker
3 4 (3.51%) Xen
4 3 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.75%) XenServer
5 2 (1.75%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.88%) vCloud
6 1 (0.88%) Corosync
6 1 (0.88%) KVM
6 1 (0.88%) Varnish
6 1 (0.88%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 53 (46.49%) Puppet
2 40 (35.09%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (14.04%) Cobbler
4 15 (13.16%) Tivoli
5 11 (9.65%) Graylog
5 11 (9.65%) Opsview
5 11 (9.65%) Graphite
5 11 (9.65%) Rundeck
6 8 (7.02%) Ansible
7 5 (4.39%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.75%) yum
8 2 (1.75%) logstash
9 1 (0.88%) Salt
9 1 (0.88%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.88%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 23 (20.18%) VMware
2 13 (11.40%) Splunk
3 11 (9.65%) Rackspace
3 11 (9.65%) New Relic
3 11 (9.65%) Riverbed
3 11 (9.65%) Akamai
3 11 (9.65%) Tealeaf
4 7 (6.14%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.26%) SaltStack
6 5 (4.39%) Google
7 4 (3.51%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.63%) Oracle
9 2 (1.75%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (0.88%) Percona
10 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.88%) Sun
10 1 (0.88%) HP
10 1 (0.88%) Nokia
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