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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 45 58 66
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Contract jobs citing Ruby 107 70 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.80% 2.75% 2.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.62% 7.96% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 50 44
Average daily rate £450 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-47.18% +425.92%
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
1112 879 929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 39.53% 34.48% 40.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 584 590
Average daily rate £400 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 11
Average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £35.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £43.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 0 79 £450 +12.50% 23
South Yorkshire - 19 £328 - 4
Humberside - 1 - -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 123 (62.44%) Java
2 119 (60.41%) Linux
3 114 (57.87%) Python
4 109 (55.33%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (32.49%) Puppet
6 63 (31.98%) HTML
6 63 (31.98%) DevOps
7 60 (30.46%) .NET
8 59 (29.95%) Unix
9 56 (28.43%) Continuous Integration
10 53 (26.90%) Git (software)
10 53 (26.90%) Configuration Management
11 51 (25.89%) C#
11 51 (25.89%) JavaScript
11 51 (25.89%) Jenkins
12 48 (24.37%) CSS
12 48 (24.37%) Bash Shell
13 47 (23.86%) C++
14 44 (22.34%) Perl
15 43 (21.83%) Ruby on Rails
16 42 (21.32%) Scala
17 40 (20.30%) Amazon AWS
17 40 (20.30%) NoSQL
18 39 (19.80%) Scrum
19 38 (19.29%) Mac OS X
20 36 (18.27%) Opscode Chef
21 35 (17.77%) SQL
22 34 (17.26%) Security Cleared
23 33 (16.75%) JIRA
24 32 (16.24%) Docker

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 24 (12.18%) Confluence
2 19 (9.64%) OpenStack
3 14 (7.11%) Node.js
4 12 (6.09%) nginx
5 10 (5.08%) Apache
6 6 (3.05%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.54%) CloudStack
8 4 (2.03%) Apache Spark
8 4 (2.03%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.51%) IIS
10 1 (0.51%) Jetty
10 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.51%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 40 (20.30%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.57%) GitHub
4 7 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.52%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.52%) Heroku
6 1 (0.51%) PaaS
6 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.20%) Internet
2 14 (7.11%) HTTP
3 13 (6.60%) SNMP
4 5 (2.54%) DNS
4 5 (2.54%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.03%) DSL
6 3 (1.52%) Firewall
6 3 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.52%) LAN
6 3 (1.52%) SSL
6 3 (1.52%) WAN
7 2 (1.02%) IMAP
7 2 (1.02%) LDAP
7 2 (1.02%) POP3
7 2 (1.02%) SMTP
8 1 (0.51%) DHCP
8 1 (0.51%) FTP
8 1 (0.51%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.30%) NoSQL
2 30 (15.23%) MongoDB
3 22 (11.17%) MySQL
4 21 (10.66%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (8.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (5.58%) Oracle Database
7 10 (5.08%) Redis
8 6 (3.05%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.03%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.03%) HBase
10 3 (1.52%) CouchDB
10 3 (1.52%) Neo4j
11 2 (1.02%) InfluxDB
12 1 (0.51%) Informix
12 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 53 (26.90%) Git (software)
2 51 (25.89%) Jenkins
3 33 (16.75%) JIRA
4 31 (15.74%) Maven
5 29 (14.72%) Selenium
6 21 (10.66%) Cucumber
7 20 (10.15%) LoadRunner
8 18 (9.14%) JMeter
9 12 (6.09%) Appium
9 12 (6.09%) Firebug
9 12 (6.09%) Mocha
9 12 (6.09%) SonarQube
10 11 (5.58%) HP UFT
11 6 (3.05%) GitLab
11 6 (3.05%) SilkPerformer
11 6 (3.05%) SoapUI
11 6 (3.05%) Subversion
11 6 (3.05%) Visual Studio
11 6 (3.05%) VisualVM
11 6 (3.05%) YourKit
General
1 9 (4.57%) Finance
2 5 (2.54%) Law
3 1 (0.51%) Front Office
3 1 (0.51%) Games
Job Titles
1 81 (41.12%) Developer
2 46 (23.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (12.18%) Architect
4 23 (11.68%) Java Developer
5 22 (11.17%) Senior Developer
6 20 (10.15%) Ruby Developer
7 19 (9.64%) Technical Architect
8 17 (8.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 15 (7.61%) Operations Engineer
10 14 (7.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 13 (6.60%) Digital Developer
11 13 (6.60%) Senior Java Developer
12 12 (6.09%) Digital Architect
13 11 (5.58%) Analyst
13 11 (5.58%) Digital Technical Architect
13 11 (5.58%) Test Analyst
13 11 (5.58%) Test Leader
14 10 (5.08%) Senior Architect
14 10 (5.08%) Senior Technical Architect
15 9 (4.57%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (31.98%) HTML
2 60 (30.46%) .NET
3 48 (24.37%) CSS
4 43 (21.83%) Ruby on Rails
5 24 (12.18%) AngularJS
6 19 (9.64%) Django
6 19 (9.64%) HTML5
6 19 (9.64%) Play Framework
7 18 (9.14%) CSS3
7 18 (9.14%) REST
8 15 (7.61%) JSON
8 15 (7.61%) Mustache
8 15 (7.61%) Sass
9 14 (7.11%) XHTML
10 11 (5.58%) Sensu
10 11 (5.58%) Spring
11 9 (4.57%) Hibernate
12 8 (4.06%) Web Services
13 7 (3.55%) jQuery
13 7 (3.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.14%) User Experience
2 16 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.58%) PKI
4 3 (1.52%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.52%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.02%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.02%) NHS
5 2 (1.02%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.02%) Telematics
6 1 (0.51%) CESG
6 1 (0.51%) IBM XIV
6 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.51%) RIA
6 1 (0.51%) Social Media
6 1 (0.51%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 119 (60.41%) Linux
2 59 (29.95%) Unix
3 38 (19.29%) Mac OS X
4 29 (14.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (12.69%) CentOS
6 22 (11.17%) Ubuntu
7 19 (9.64%) Windows
8 6 (3.05%) CoreOS
9 4 (2.03%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.51%) Fedora
10 1 (0.51%) SUSE
10 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (55.33%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (31.98%) DevOps
3 56 (28.43%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (26.90%) Configuration Management
5 39 (19.80%) Scrum
6 29 (14.72%) TDD
7 23 (11.68%) BDD
8 22 (11.17%) Build Automation
9 20 (10.15%) OO
9 20 (10.15%) Open Source
10 19 (9.64%) Non-Functional Testing
10 19 (9.64%) Software Architecture
11 18 (9.14%) Front End Development
12 12 (6.09%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (5.58%) Functional Testing
13 11 (5.58%) Network Monitoring
13 11 (5.58%) Responsive Web Design
13 11 (5.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 11 (5.58%) Web Design
13 11 (5.58%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 123 (62.44%) Java
2 114 (57.87%) Python
3 51 (25.89%) C#
3 51 (25.89%) JavaScript
4 48 (24.37%) Bash Shell
5 47 (23.86%) C++
6 44 (22.34%) Perl
7 42 (21.32%) Scala
8 35 (17.77%) SQL
9 27 (13.71%) Shell Script
10 14 (7.11%) PHP
11 13 (6.60%) C
11 13 (6.60%) PowerShell
12 7 (3.55%) CoffeeScript
12 7 (3.55%) Go
13 6 (3.05%) VBA
13 6 (3.05%) VBScript
14 4 (2.03%) HiveQL
14 4 (2.03%) Korn
14 4 (2.03%) R
Qualifications
1 34 (17.26%) Security Cleared
2 23 (11.68%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.05%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.52%) Degree
5 2 (1.02%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.12%) QA
2 13 (6.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.52%) WCAG
4 1 (0.51%) GPG13
4 1 (0.51%) WAI
System Software
1 32 (16.24%) Docker
2 20 (10.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (9.14%) vSphere
4 6 (3.05%) Ceph
4 6 (3.05%) GlusterFS
5 5 (2.54%) Xen
5 5 (2.54%) XenServer
6 4 (2.03%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.52%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.51%) Firmware
8 1 (0.51%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 64 (32.49%) Puppet
2 36 (18.27%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (13.20%) Ansible
4 15 (7.61%) logstash
5 14 (7.11%) Cobbler
6 11 (5.58%) Salt
7 10 (5.08%) Grafana
7 10 (5.08%) Graphite
7 10 (5.08%) Tivoli
8 9 (4.57%) Kibana
8 9 (4.57%) Uchiwa
9 6 (3.05%) HAProxy
9 6 (3.05%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.51%) Cacti
10 1 (0.51%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.51%) Nagios
10 1 (0.51%) Opsview
10 1 (0.51%) Terraform
10 1 (0.51%) yum
Vendors
1 27 (13.71%) VMware
2 21 (10.66%) Oracle
3 12 (6.09%) Atlassian
4 11 (5.58%) HP
5 8 (4.06%) Microsoft
6 7 (3.55%) IBM
6 7 (3.55%) Sitecore
6 7 (3.55%) Splunk
7 6 (3.05%) AppDynamics
7 6 (3.05%) Dynatrace
7 6 (3.05%) EnterpriseDB
7 6 (3.05%) New Relic
7 6 (3.05%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.03%) Pega
9 3 (1.52%) CA
9 3 (1.52%) RightScale
9 3 (1.52%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.02%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.02%) Sonatype
11 1 (0.51%) Twitter
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £378 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ISL
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Sheffield
Mason Frank International
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago