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 29 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 42 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 101 54 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.87% 2.35% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.44% 5.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 75 46 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £13.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -61.42%
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
883 937 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 33.84% 40.79% 38.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 553 489
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 33
Average hourly rate £33.00 £22.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £13.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014. 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 +13 98 £400 +33.33% 6
North Yorkshire +2 3 £370 +5.71% 2
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 82 (62.60%) Python
2 77 (58.78%) DevOps
3 70 (53.44%) Puppet
4 69 (52.67%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (50.38%) Linux
6 62 (47.33%) Opscode Chef
7 54 (41.22%) PHP
8 49 (37.40%) Java
9 48 (36.64%) Bash Shell
10 42 (32.06%) Software Engineering
11 41 (31.30%) Configuration Management
12 38 (29.01%) Apache
13 37 (28.24%) MongoDB
14 32 (24.43%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (24.43%) SQL
15 29 (22.14%) TDD
16 27 (20.61%) Oracle
17 26 (19.85%) C++
17 26 (19.85%) UNIX
18 24 (18.32%) MySQL
19 23 (17.56%) C#
19 23 (17.56%) Node.js
20 22 (16.79%) Test Automation
21 20 (15.27%) NoSQL
21 20 (15.27%) Graphite
22 18 (13.74%) Riak
23 17 (12.98%) Redis
23 17 (12.98%) Amazon AWS
23 17 (12.98%) Refactoring
23 17 (12.98%) Load Balancing

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 38 (29.01%) Apache
2 23 (17.56%) Node.js
3 12 (9.16%) OpenStack
3 12 (9.16%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.34%) nginx
5 3 (2.29%) JBoss
5 3 (2.29%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (2.29%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.76%) Jetty
6 1 (0.76%) WordPress
6 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.76%) CMS
6 1 (0.76%) IIS
6 1 (0.76%) EPiServer CMS
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.98%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.40%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.58%) Amazon S3
3 6 (4.58%) Route 53
4 4 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.29%) SaaS
6 2 (1.53%) IaaS
7 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.69%) TCP/IP
2 10 (7.63%) DNS
2 10 (7.63%) Internet
3 8 (6.11%) SSL
4 6 (4.58%) HTTP
5 5 (3.82%) DHCP
6 4 (3.05%) SAN
6 4 (3.05%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (3.05%) NAS
7 1 (0.76%) Intranet
7 1 (0.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (28.24%) MongoDB
2 24 (18.32%) MySQL
3 20 (15.27%) NoSQL
4 18 (13.74%) Riak
5 17 (12.98%) Redis
6 13 (9.92%) Hypertable
6 13 (9.92%) CouchDB
7 10 (7.63%) Couchbase
8 9 (6.87%) SimpleDB
9 6 (4.58%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (3.82%) Relational Database
10 5 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (3.82%) Hadoop
10 5 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (3.05%) Apache Hive
11 4 (3.05%) Big Data
12 3 (2.29%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.53%) SQL Server
14 1 (0.76%) InterSystems Cache
14 1 (0.76%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (9.92%) Fiddler
1 13 (9.92%) Cucumber
2 10 (7.63%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.11%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.82%) RSpec
5 3 (2.29%) Subversion
6 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (4.58%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.05%) Law
2 4 (3.05%) Games
3 2 (1.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 52 (39.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (12.98%) Agile Coach
3 16 (12.21%) Developer
4 15 (11.45%) Architect
5 13 (9.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 12 (9.16%) Software Engineer
7 9 (6.87%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (5.34%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 7 (5.34%) UNIX Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.82%) Digital Architect
10 5 (3.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.05%) Programmer
11 4 (3.05%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.05%) Software Developer
11 4 (3.05%) Data Architect
11 4 (3.05%) Analyst
11 4 (3.05%) Technical Architect
12 3 (2.29%) UNIX Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.45%) Web Services
2 13 (9.92%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (6.11%) .NET
3 8 (6.11%) Django
4 6 (4.58%) Play Framework
4 6 (4.58%) J2EE
4 6 (4.58%) CSS
5 5 (3.82%) HTML
6 4 (3.05%) Spring
6 4 (3.05%) CSS3
7 3 (2.29%) HTML5
7 3 (2.29%) REST
7 3 (2.29%) LAMP
7 3 (2.29%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.29%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (1.53%) Ajax
8 2 (1.53%) JSON
8 2 (1.53%) Spring MVC
8 2 (1.53%) POSIX
8 2 (1.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.45%) Client/Server
3 6 (4.58%) Open Source
4 5 (3.82%) User Experience
5 4 (3.05%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.05%) Clustering
5 4 (3.05%) Online Games
6 3 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.29%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.76%) Social Media
7 1 (0.76%) NHS
7 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 66 (50.38%) Linux
2 26 (19.85%) UNIX
3 8 (6.11%) Windows
4 5 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.53%) Android
6 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.76%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (58.78%) DevOps
2 69 (52.67%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (32.06%) Software Engineering
4 41 (31.30%) Configuration Management
5 32 (24.43%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (22.14%) TDD
7 22 (16.79%) Test Automation
8 17 (12.98%) Refactoring
8 17 (12.98%) Load Balancing
9 15 (11.45%) ATDD
10 10 (7.63%) User Stories
11 9 (6.87%) Scrum
12 8 (6.11%) ITIL
13 7 (5.34%) Mentoring
13 7 (5.34%) Kanban
14 6 (4.58%) Product Management
14 6 (4.58%) Software Architecture
14 6 (4.58%) Problem Management
15 5 (3.82%) RUP
15 5 (3.82%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 82 (62.60%) Python
2 54 (41.22%) PHP
3 49 (37.40%) Java
4 48 (36.64%) Bash Shell
5 32 (24.43%) SQL
6 26 (19.85%) C++
7 23 (17.56%) C#
8 17 (12.98%) Shell Script
9 15 (11.45%) C
10 13 (9.92%) Perl
11 9 (6.87%) JavaScript
12 7 (5.34%) Scala
13 4 (3.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (3.05%) Degree
2 3 (2.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) COBIT
1 2 (1.53%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.76%) XenServer
2 1 (0.76%) vSphere
2 1 (0.76%) Varnish
2 1 (0.76%) Corosync
2 1 (0.76%) KVM
2 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 70 (53.44%) Puppet
2 62 (47.33%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (15.27%) Graphite
4 14 (10.69%) Cobbler
4 14 (10.69%) Tivoli
5 13 (9.92%) Nagios
5 13 (9.92%) CFEngine
5 13 (9.92%) Ansible
6 11 (8.40%) Salt
7 6 (4.58%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.29%) CA SiteMinder
9 1 (0.76%) Opsview
Vendors
1 27 (20.61%) Oracle
2 14 (10.69%) Splunk
3 13 (9.92%) SaltStack
4 5 (3.82%) Rackspace
5 4 (3.05%) VMware
5 4 (3.05%) EMC
5 4 (3.05%) NetApp
5 4 (3.05%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.29%) IBM
6 3 (2.29%) Percona
7 2 (1.53%) Open Text
7 2 (1.53%) Vignette
8 1 (0.76%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.76%) Sony
8 1 (0.76%) Actimize
8 1 (0.76%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.76%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.76%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.76%) Tealeaf