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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 72 107 60
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -47
Contract jobs citing Ruby 71 24 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.49% 0.95% 2.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.84% 2.24% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 20 49
Average daily rate
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£363 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.93% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.50 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-21.83% +77.50%
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
1216 1071 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 42.56% 42.52% 36.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 717 389
Average daily rate £325 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 24
Average hourly rate £35.50 £29.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.41% +93.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £14.00 £12.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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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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 +39 67 £363 +16.93% 8
North Yorkshire -5 1 £450 +104.54% 2
South Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 2
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 90 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (60.28%) Python
3 76 (53.90%) DevOps
4 71 (50.35%) Puppet
5 68 (48.23%) Linux
6 61 (43.26%) Opscode Chef
7 60 (42.55%) Java
8 50 (35.46%) SQL
9 48 (34.04%) Bash Shell
10 45 (31.91%) Configuration Management
11 39 (27.66%) MongoDB
12 37 (26.24%) TDD
13 36 (25.53%) Apache
14 34 (24.11%) PHP
15 28 (19.86%) Open Source
15 28 (19.86%) Git (software)
16 27 (19.15%) MySQL
16 27 (19.15%) JavaScript
17 26 (18.44%) HTML
17 26 (18.44%) UNIX
17 26 (18.44%) CSS
17 26 (18.44%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (17.02%) QA
18 24 (17.02%) NoSQL
18 24 (17.02%) Ruby on Rails
19 23 (16.31%) Cucumber
20 20 (14.18%) Pair Programming
21 19 (13.48%) Tivoli
21 19 (13.48%) Shell Script
21 19 (13.48%) Oracle

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 36 (25.53%) Apache
2 16 (11.35%) Node.js
3 15 (10.64%) OpenStack
4 14 (9.93%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (4.96%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.42%) nginx
7 1 (0.71%) IIS
7 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.71%) Jetty
7 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.48%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (11.35%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (4.96%) SaaS
4 3 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.71%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.71%) Route 53
5 1 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.26%) Internet
2 4 (2.84%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.13%) HTTP
4 2 (1.42%) NAS
4 2 (1.42%) DNS
4 2 (1.42%) SAN
5 1 (0.71%) Intranet
5 1 (0.71%) IPsec
5 1 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.71%) SSL
5 1 (0.71%) DHCP
5 1 (0.71%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (27.66%) MongoDB
2 27 (19.15%) MySQL
3 24 (17.02%) NoSQL
4 14 (9.93%) Riak
4 14 (9.93%) Hypertable
4 14 (9.93%) CouchDB
5 12 (8.51%) Redis
6 11 (7.80%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (6.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (5.67%) Couchbase
9 7 (4.96%) SimpleDB
10 6 (4.26%) Hadoop
10 6 (4.26%) Relational Database
11 5 (3.55%) Big Data
12 4 (2.84%) RDBMS
13 3 (2.13%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.71%) InterSystems Cache
14 1 (0.71%) SQL Server
14 1 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 1 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 28 (19.86%) Git (software)
2 23 (16.31%) Cucumber
3 14 (9.93%) Capybara
3 14 (9.93%) Fiddler
3 14 (9.93%) TeamCity
3 14 (9.93%) IntelliJ
4 8 (5.67%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.96%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (4.96%) WATIR
5 7 (4.96%) Selenium
5 7 (4.96%) Sahi
6 4 (2.84%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.71%) Hudson
7 1 (0.71%) JIRA
General
1 6 (4.26%) Games
2 4 (2.84%) Law
3 1 (0.71%) Retail
3 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 56 (39.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (25.53%) Developer
3 22 (15.60%) Architect
4 16 (11.35%) Ruby Developer
5 15 (10.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 11 (7.80%) Technical Architect
7 7 (4.96%) Digital Architect
8 6 (4.26%) Platform Engineer
8 6 (4.26%) Analyst
8 6 (4.26%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.55%) Senior Architect
9 5 (3.55%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.84%) Test Analyst
10 4 (2.84%) QA Analyst
10 4 (2.84%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 3 (2.13%) Digital Technical Architect
11 3 (2.13%) Agile Coach
11 3 (2.13%) Senior Digital Architect
11 3 (2.13%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (2.13%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.44%) HTML
1 26 (18.44%) CSS
2 24 (17.02%) Ruby on Rails
3 18 (12.77%) Sass
4 17 (12.06%) .NET
5 16 (11.35%) HTML5
6 15 (10.64%) CSS3
7 14 (9.93%) Sinatra
8 13 (9.22%) Django
8 13 (9.22%) XML
9 11 (7.80%) Web Services
10 9 (6.38%) Play Framework
11 8 (5.67%) AngularJS
12 7 (4.96%) REST
12 7 (4.96%) Spring
13 5 (3.55%) Backbone.js
13 5 (3.55%) .NET Framework
14 4 (2.84%) XSD
14 4 (2.84%) XSLT
14 4 (2.84%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.86%) Open Source
2 15 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.55%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.84%) NHS
4 4 (2.84%) Online Games
5 3 (2.13%) User Experience
5 3 (2.13%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.13%) Clustering
5 3 (2.13%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.42%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.71%) RIA
7 1 (0.71%) Social Media
7 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 68 (48.23%) Linux
2 26 (18.44%) UNIX
3 8 (5.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.13%) CentOS
5 2 (1.42%) Windows
5 2 (1.42%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.71%) Android
6 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (53.90%) DevOps
3 45 (31.91%) Configuration Management
4 37 (26.24%) TDD
5 26 (18.44%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (14.18%) Pair Programming
7 18 (12.77%) Software Engineering
8 17 (12.06%) Web Design
8 17 (12.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (12.06%) Responsive Web Design
9 14 (9.93%) Mentoring
10 13 (9.22%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (9.22%) BDD
11 12 (8.51%) Scrum
12 11 (7.80%) Software Architecture
12 11 (7.80%) Software Delivery
13 9 (6.38%) Test Automation
14 8 (5.67%) User Stories
15 7 (4.96%) Agile Project Management
15 7 (4.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (60.28%) Python
2 60 (42.55%) Java
3 50 (35.46%) SQL
4 48 (34.04%) Bash Shell
5 34 (24.11%) PHP
6 27 (19.15%) JavaScript
7 19 (13.48%) Shell Script
8 16 (11.35%) C
9 14 (9.93%) C++
9 14 (9.93%) Scala
10 13 (9.22%) C#
11 9 (6.38%) Perl
12 1 (0.71%) VB
12 1 (0.71%) Clojure
12 1 (0.71%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.71%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (9.93%) Degree
2 5 (3.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.02%) QA
System Software
1 15 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.42%) Xen
3 1 (0.71%) XenServer
3 1 (0.71%) vSphere
3 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 71 (50.35%) Puppet
2 61 (43.26%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (13.48%) Tivoli
3 19 (13.48%) Cobbler
4 17 (12.06%) Graphite
5 14 (9.93%) Graylog
5 14 (9.93%) Nagios
5 14 (9.93%) CFEngine
5 14 (9.93%) Ansible
6 9 (6.38%) Salt
7 3 (2.13%) Opsview
8 1 (0.71%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 19 (13.48%) Oracle
2 17 (12.06%) Splunk
3 15 (10.64%) SaltStack
3 15 (10.64%) VMware
4 14 (9.93%) Rackspace
4 14 (9.93%) New Relic
4 14 (9.93%) Akamai
5 3 (2.13%) Tealeaf
5 3 (2.13%) Riverbed
6 2 (1.42%) Vignette
6 2 (1.42%) EMC
6 2 (1.42%) NetApp
6 2 (1.42%) OpenText
7 1 (0.71%) Percona
7 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.71%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (0.71%) Google