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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 91 78 129
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +51
Contract jobs citing Ruby 25 41 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.05% 1.88% 0.037%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.17% 4.80% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 38 1
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£465 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.41% +17.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £341
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +11.11%
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
788 855 1138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 33.05% 39.13% 42.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 484 598
Average daily rate £325 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 51 25
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.33 £13.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £32.50
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 17 September 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 17 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 20 £530 +29.26% 9
North Yorkshire +4 4 £335 - 4
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Yorkshire - - - -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 30 (53.57%) PHP
2 29 (51.79%) TDD
3 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (42.86%) Java
5 23 (41.07%) C#
6 22 (39.29%) Linux
6 22 (39.29%) Software Engineering
7 21 (37.50%) Python
8 20 (35.71%) C++
9 18 (32.14%) DevOps
10 17 (30.36%) Bash Shell
10 17 (30.36%) Cucumber
10 17 (30.36%) Test Automation
11 16 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
12 15 (26.79%) BDD
12 15 (26.79%) Puppet
12 15 (26.79%) Web Services
13 14 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (21.43%) Salt
15 11 (19.64%) User Stories
16 10 (17.86%) Selenium
17 9 (16.07%) WebDriver
17 9 (16.07%) QA
18 8 (14.29%) ISEB
18 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
18 8 (14.29%) Refactoring
18 8 (14.29%) JBehave
18 8 (14.29%) SoapUI
18 8 (14.29%) Node.js

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 8 (14.29%) Node.js
2 5 (8.93%) Apache
3 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.57%) nginx
4 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.79%) WordPress
5 1 (1.79%) CMS
5 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.79%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Internet
1 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.36%) DNS
3 2 (3.57%) FTP
3 2 (3.57%) HTTP
3 2 (3.57%) SAN
3 2 (3.57%) NAS
4 1 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.79%) DHCP
4 1 (1.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 7 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 7 (12.50%) MySQL
2 6 (10.71%) SimpleDB
2 6 (10.71%) Redis
2 6 (10.71%) Couchbase
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.79%) QlikView
4 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 17 (30.36%) Cucumber
2 10 (17.86%) Selenium
3 9 (16.07%) WebDriver
4 8 (14.29%) JBehave
4 8 (14.29%) SoapUI
5 3 (5.36%) Behat
6 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.57%) Subversion
7 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (19.64%) Software Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Cloud Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) Tester
4 9 (16.07%) Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Agile Coach
5 8 (14.29%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) Automation Tester
7 3 (5.36%) UNIX Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Configuration Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Android Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Head of Architecture
8 2 (3.57%) Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.57%) Senior UNIX Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Python Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Linux Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.79%) Web Services
2 6 (10.71%) HTML
2 6 (10.71%) .NET
2 6 (10.71%) CSS
3 5 (8.93%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (8.93%) XML
4 3 (5.36%) Django
4 3 (5.36%) CSS3
5 2 (3.57%) Sass
5 2 (3.57%) REST
5 2 (3.57%) HTML5
5 2 (3.57%) Play Framework
5 2 (3.57%) jQuery
5 2 (3.57%) JSON
5 2 (3.57%) Ajax
6 1 (1.79%) Symfony
6 1 (1.79%) POSIX
6 1 (1.79%) J2EE
6 1 (1.79%) XSLT
6 1 (1.79%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) RIA
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) Open Source
4 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) Linux
2 7 (12.50%) UNIX
3 4 (7.14%) Windows
4 2 (3.57%) Android
5 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (51.79%) TDD
2 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (39.29%) Software Engineering
4 18 (32.14%) DevOps
5 17 (30.36%) Test Automation
6 16 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (26.79%) BDD
8 11 (19.64%) User Stories
9 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 8 (14.29%) Refactoring
10 7 (12.50%) ATDD
11 6 (10.71%) Scrum
12 4 (7.14%) ITIL
12 4 (7.14%) Load Balancing
13 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
13 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
13 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
14 2 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
14 2 (3.57%) Capacity Management
14 2 (3.57%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (53.57%) PHP
2 24 (42.86%) Java
3 23 (41.07%) C#
4 21 (37.50%) Python
5 20 (35.71%) C++
6 17 (30.36%) Bash Shell
7 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 7 (12.50%) Perl
8 5 (8.93%) SQL
9 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.57%) C
9 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.57%) Scala
9 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.79%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Xen
1 1 (1.79%) XenServer
1 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (26.79%) Puppet
3 12 (21.43%) Salt
4 2 (3.57%) Cobbler
4 2 (3.57%) HAProxy
4 2 (3.57%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.57%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (1.79%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (3.57%) IBM
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) EMC
2 2 (3.57%) NetApp
2 2 (3.57%) JBoss
3 1 (1.79%) Actimize
3 1 (1.79%) VMware
3 1 (1.79%) EnterpriseDB
3 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.79%) Sony
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