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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 52 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 74 50 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.04% 2.21% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.05% 5.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 53 41 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 £150.00
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -91.00%
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
818 915 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 33.58% 40.49% 37.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 550 444
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £405 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 40
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £16.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% +31.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £175.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +19 72 £375 +25.00% 15
North Yorkshire +2 2 £373 +6.42% 2
South Yorkshire - - - - 3
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 87 (61.27%) Python
2 81 (57.04%) DevOps
3 78 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (52.11%) Puppet
5 71 (50.00%) Linux
6 66 (46.48%) Opscode Chef
7 58 (40.85%) PHP
8 52 (36.62%) Java
9 50 (35.21%) Bash Shell
10 47 (33.10%) Configuration Management
11 44 (30.99%) Software Engineering
11 44 (30.99%) MongoDB
12 41 (28.87%) Apache
13 35 (24.65%) SQL
14 33 (23.24%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (21.83%) MySQL
16 30 (21.13%) Oracle
17 29 (20.42%) UNIX
17 29 (20.42%) TDD
18 26 (18.31%) C++
19 25 (17.61%) C#
19 25 (17.61%) NoSQL
20 23 (16.20%) Test Automation
21 22 (15.49%) Node.js
21 22 (15.49%) Graphite
22 20 (14.08%) Riak
23 18 (12.68%) Shell Script
23 18 (12.68%) Ruby on Rails
23 18 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
23 18 (12.68%) Amazon AWS

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 41 (28.87%) Apache
2 22 (15.49%) Node.js
3 15 (10.56%) OpenStack
4 11 (7.75%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.23%) nginx
6 3 (2.11%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.11%) JBoss
6 3 (2.11%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.70%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (0.70%) Jetty
7 1 (0.70%) WordPress
7 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.70%) IIS
7 1 (0.70%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.15%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (4.93%) SaaS
4 6 (4.23%) Amazon S3
4 6 (4.23%) Route 53
5 4 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.41%) IaaS
7 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.86%) TCP/IP
2 11 (7.75%) Internet
3 9 (6.34%) DNS
4 8 (5.63%) SSL
5 7 (4.93%) HTTP
6 5 (3.52%) DHCP
7 4 (2.82%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (2.82%) SAN
7 4 (2.82%) NAS
8 1 (0.70%) Intranet
8 1 (0.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (30.99%) MongoDB
2 31 (21.83%) MySQL
3 25 (17.61%) NoSQL
4 20 (14.08%) Riak
5 17 (11.97%) Redis
6 15 (10.56%) Hypertable
6 15 (10.56%) CouchDB
7 10 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (7.04%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (7.04%) Couchbase
8 9 (6.34%) SimpleDB
9 6 (4.23%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (3.52%) Relational Database
10 5 (3.52%) Hadoop
11 4 (2.82%) Apache Hive
11 4 (2.82%) Big Data
12 3 (2.11%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.41%) SQL Server
14 1 (0.70%) QlikView
14 1 (0.70%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 15 (10.56%) Fiddler
2 13 (9.15%) Cucumber
3 10 (7.04%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.63%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.52%) RSpec
6 3 (2.11%) Subversion
7 1 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (4.23%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.82%) Games
2 4 (2.82%) Law
3 2 (1.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 57 (40.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (14.08%) Architect
3 18 (12.68%) Agile Coach
4 17 (11.97%) Developer
5 14 (9.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 10 (7.04%) Software Engineer
7 9 (6.34%) Technical Architect
8 7 (4.93%) Digital Architect
8 7 (4.93%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (4.93%) UNIX Engineer
9 6 (4.23%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (4.23%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.52%) Cloud Software Engineer
10 5 (3.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.52%) Java Developer
11 4 (2.82%) Analyst
11 4 (2.82%) Data Architect
11 4 (2.82%) Programmer
11 4 (2.82%) Software Developer
11 4 (2.82%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.68%) Ruby on Rails
2 14 (9.86%) Web Services
3 13 (9.15%) Django
4 11 (7.75%) Play Framework
5 8 (5.63%) .NET
6 6 (4.23%) J2EE
6 6 (4.23%) CSS
7 5 (3.52%) HTML
8 4 (2.82%) Spring
9 3 (2.11%) REST
9 3 (2.11%) CSS3
9 3 (2.11%) HTML5
9 3 (2.11%) LAMP
9 3 (2.11%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.11%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (1.41%) Ajax
10 2 (1.41%) POSIX
10 2 (1.41%) Spring MVC
10 2 (1.41%) JSON
11 1 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.86%) Client/Server
3 7 (4.93%) Open Source
4 5 (3.52%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.52%) User Experience
4 5 (3.52%) Clustering
5 4 (2.82%) Online Games
6 3 (2.11%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.70%) Social Media
7 1 (0.70%) NHS
7 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 71 (50.00%) Linux
2 29 (20.42%) UNIX
3 8 (5.63%) Windows
4 5 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.41%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.41%) Android
6 1 (0.70%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (57.04%) DevOps
2 78 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (33.10%) Configuration Management
4 44 (30.99%) Software Engineering
5 33 (23.24%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (20.42%) TDD
7 23 (16.20%) Test Automation
8 18 (12.68%) Refactoring
8 18 (12.68%) Load Balancing
9 16 (11.27%) ATDD
10 15 (10.56%) User Stories
11 11 (7.75%) Software Architecture
11 11 (7.75%) Scrum
12 8 (5.63%) ITIL
13 7 (4.93%) Mentoring
13 7 (4.93%) Product Management
13 7 (4.93%) Kanban
14 6 (4.23%) DSDM
14 6 (4.23%) RUP
14 6 (4.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (61.27%) Python
2 58 (40.85%) PHP
3 52 (36.62%) Java
4 50 (35.21%) Bash Shell
5 35 (24.65%) SQL
6 26 (18.31%) C++
7 25 (17.61%) C#
8 18 (12.68%) Shell Script
9 17 (11.97%) C
10 14 (9.86%) Perl
11 12 (8.45%) Scala
12 8 (5.63%) JavaScript
13 4 (2.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (2.82%) Security Cleared
1 4 (2.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.41%) QA
1 2 (1.41%) COBIT
2 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.41%) Xen
1 2 (1.41%) vSphere
1 2 (1.41%) XenServer
2 1 (0.70%) Corosync
2 1 (0.70%) KVM
2 1 (0.70%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 74 (52.11%) Puppet
2 66 (46.48%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (15.49%) Graphite
4 15 (10.56%) CFEngine
4 15 (10.56%) Cobbler
4 15 (10.56%) Ansible
4 15 (10.56%) Nagios
4 15 (10.56%) Tivoli
5 10 (7.04%) Salt
6 5 (3.52%) HAProxy
7 3 (2.11%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (0.70%) Opsview
Vendors
1 30 (21.13%) Oracle
2 16 (11.27%) Splunk
3 15 (10.56%) SaltStack
4 7 (4.93%) Rackspace
5 4 (2.82%) VMware
5 4 (2.82%) EMC
5 4 (2.82%) NetApp
5 4 (2.82%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.11%) Percona
6 3 (2.11%) IBM
7 2 (1.41%) Open Text
7 2 (1.41%) Vignette
7 2 (1.41%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.70%) Tealeaf
8 1 (0.70%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.70%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.70%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.70%) Sony
8 1 (0.70%) Actimize
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Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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