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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 50 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 82 48 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.24% 2.10% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.79% 5.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 58 42 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 £409 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.22% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+62.28% +16.66%
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
933 928 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 36.82% 40.68% 37.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 539 464
Average daily rate £325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £225 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 22
Average hourly rate £32.75 £21.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.32% +4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.46 £13.65 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £35.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +17 79 £375 +25.00% 13
North Yorkshire - 3 £320 - 10
South Yorkshire - - - - 3
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 61 (57.55%) Python
2 60 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (54.72%) DevOps
4 53 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 53 (50.00%) Puppet
4 53 (50.00%) Linux
5 47 (44.34%) PHP
6 42 (39.62%) Bash Shell
7 39 (36.79%) Java
7 39 (36.79%) Software Engineering
8 35 (33.02%) Configuration Management
9 30 (28.30%) TDD
10 29 (27.36%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (25.47%) Apache
12 24 (22.64%) MongoDB
13 23 (21.70%) Test Automation
14 22 (20.75%) C#
14 22 (20.75%) SQL
15 21 (19.81%) UNIX
16 20 (18.87%) C++
16 20 (18.87%) Node.js
17 19 (17.92%) Oracle
18 18 (16.98%) MySQL
19 17 (16.04%) Refactoring
19 17 (16.04%) Amazon AWS
20 16 (15.09%) Cucumber
20 16 (15.09%) Web Services
20 16 (15.09%) Shell Script
21 15 (14.15%) Load Balancing
21 15 (14.15%) ATDD

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 27 (25.47%) Apache
2 20 (18.87%) Node.js
3 11 (10.38%) OpenStack
4 9 (8.49%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.66%) nginx
6 3 (2.83%) JBoss
6 3 (2.83%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (2.83%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.94%) Jetty
7 1 (0.94%) WordPress
7 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.94%) CMS
7 1 (0.94%) IIS
7 1 (0.94%) EPiServer CMS
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.04%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.49%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.72%) Amazon S3
3 5 (4.72%) Route 53
4 2 (1.89%) IaaS
4 2 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.94%) SaaS
5 1 (0.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.38%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.49%) DNS
2 9 (8.49%) Internet
3 8 (7.55%) SSL
4 5 (4.72%) DHCP
4 5 (4.72%) HTTP
5 3 (2.83%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.89%) NAS
6 2 (1.89%) SAN
7 1 (0.94%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.64%) MongoDB
2 18 (16.98%) MySQL
3 14 (13.21%) Redis
4 13 (12.26%) Riak
4 13 (12.26%) NoSQL
5 8 (7.55%) Hypertable
5 8 (7.55%) CouchDB
6 7 (6.60%) SimpleDB
6 7 (6.60%) Couchbase
7 5 (4.72%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (3.77%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.83%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.83%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.89%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.89%) Big Data
11 1 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (15.09%) Cucumber
2 8 (7.55%) Fiddler
3 7 (6.60%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.72%) RSpec
4 5 (4.72%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.83%) Subversion
5 3 (2.83%) Selenium
6 2 (1.89%) JBehave
6 2 (1.89%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.89%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.89%) Behat
7 1 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (5.66%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.89%) Finance
2 2 (1.89%) Games
3 1 (0.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (38.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (16.04%) Agile Coach
3 15 (14.15%) Developer
4 13 (12.26%) Software Engineer
4 13 (12.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 11 (10.38%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (7.55%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) UNIX Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Architect
9 4 (3.77%) Tester
9 4 (3.77%) Programmer
10 3 (2.83%) UNIX Systems Engineer
10 3 (2.83%) Analyst Programmer
11 2 (1.89%) Development Analyst
11 2 (1.89%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.09%) Web Services
2 7 (6.60%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (4.72%) .NET
3 5 (4.72%) J2EE
3 5 (4.72%) CSS
4 4 (3.77%) HTML
4 4 (3.77%) LAMP
5 3 (2.83%) Hibernate
5 3 (2.83%) Spring
5 3 (2.83%) Django
5 3 (2.83%) CSS3
6 2 (1.89%) jQuery
6 2 (1.89%) HTML5
6 2 (1.89%) REST
6 2 (1.89%) Play Framework
6 2 (1.89%) Ajax
6 2 (1.89%) JSON
6 2 (1.89%) Spring MVC
6 2 (1.89%) POSIX
7 1 (0.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.32%) Client/Server
2 10 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.77%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.77%) Clustering
4 3 (2.83%) Open Source
4 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.83%) User Experience
5 2 (1.89%) Online Games
5 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.94%) Social Media
6 1 (0.94%) RIA
6 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.94%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 53 (50.00%) Linux
2 21 (19.81%) UNIX
3 6 (5.66%) Windows
4 2 (1.89%) Android
4 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.94%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (54.72%) DevOps
3 39 (36.79%) Software Engineering
4 35 (33.02%) Configuration Management
5 30 (28.30%) TDD
6 29 (27.36%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (21.70%) Test Automation
8 17 (16.04%) Refactoring
9 15 (14.15%) Load Balancing
9 15 (14.15%) ATDD
10 10 (9.43%) User Stories
11 9 (8.49%) Scrum
12 7 (6.60%) BDD
13 6 (5.66%) Product Management
13 6 (5.66%) ITIL
14 5 (4.72%) RUP
14 5 (4.72%) DSDM
14 5 (4.72%) SOA
14 5 (4.72%) Problem Management
14 5 (4.72%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 61 (57.55%) Python
2 47 (44.34%) PHP
3 42 (39.62%) Bash Shell
4 39 (36.79%) Java
5 22 (20.75%) C#
5 22 (20.75%) SQL
6 20 (18.87%) C++
7 16 (15.09%) Shell Script
8 10 (9.43%) C
9 9 (8.49%) JavaScript
10 8 (7.55%) Perl
11 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (2.83%) Degree
2 2 (1.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) COBIT
3 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.94%) XenServer
2 1 (0.94%) vSphere
2 1 (0.94%) Varnish
2 1 (0.94%) Corosync
2 1 (0.94%) KVM
2 1 (0.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 53 (50.00%) Puppet
1 53 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (12.26%) Cobbler
2 13 (12.26%) Tivoli
3 10 (9.43%) Salt
4 8 (7.55%) Nagios
4 8 (7.55%) CFEngine
4 8 (7.55%) Ansible
5 5 (4.72%) HAProxy
6 3 (2.83%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (0.94%) Opsview
Vendors
1 19 (17.92%) Oracle
2 9 (8.49%) Splunk
3 8 (7.55%) SaltStack
4 4 (3.77%) Rackspace
4 4 (3.77%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.77%) VMware
5 3 (2.83%) IBM
6 2 (1.89%) EMC
6 2 (1.89%) NetApp
6 2 (1.89%) Sony
6 2 (1.89%) Percona
7 1 (0.94%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.94%) Actimize
7 1 (0.94%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.94%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.94%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (0.94%) Tealeaf
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