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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 96 84 130
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +46
Contract jobs citing Ruby 22 36 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.91% 1.61% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.79% 4.21% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 6
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£553 £401 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.95% +14.42%
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
789 855 1168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.79% 38.27% 43.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 466 640
Average daily rate £320 £310 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £422 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 55 21
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £23.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £102.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -14 18 £575 +43.57% 8
North Yorkshire +8 2 £335 - 4
South Yorkshire - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 29 (54.72%) PHP
1 29 (54.72%) TDD
2 25 (47.17%) C#
3 23 (43.40%) Java
3 23 (43.40%) Software Engineering
4 22 (41.51%) C++
4 22 (41.51%) Python
5 19 (35.85%) Linux
6 17 (32.08%) Test Automation
6 17 (32.08%) Cucumber
7 16 (30.19%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (30.19%) Web Services
8 15 (28.30%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (28.30%) BDD
8 15 (28.30%) DevOps
9 14 (26.42%) Bash Shell
10 13 (24.53%) Puppet
10 13 (24.53%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (22.64%) Salt
12 11 (20.75%) User Stories
13 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (18.87%) Selenium
14 9 (16.98%) WebDriver
14 9 (16.98%) QA
14 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
15 8 (15.09%) HTML
15 8 (15.09%) XML
15 8 (15.09%) CSS
15 8 (15.09%) MySQL
15 8 (15.09%) ISEB

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (15.09%) Node.js
2 3 (5.66%) Apache
2 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.77%) nginx
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.89%) WordPress
4 1 (1.89%) CMS
4 1 (1.89%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (30.19%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.89%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Internet
1 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.66%) DNS
3 2 (3.77%) FTP
3 2 (3.77%) SAN
3 2 (3.77%) NAS
4 1 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.89%) SSL
4 1 (1.89%) HTTP
4 1 (1.89%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) MySQL
2 7 (13.21%) MongoDB
2 7 (13.21%) NoSQL
3 6 (11.32%) SimpleDB
3 6 (11.32%) Couchbase
3 6 (11.32%) Redis
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.89%) QlikView
5 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 17 (32.08%) Cucumber
2 10 (18.87%) Selenium
3 9 (16.98%) WebDriver
4 8 (15.09%) JBehave
4 8 (15.09%) SoapUI
5 3 (5.66%) Behat
6 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.89%) Subversion
7 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) Software Engineer
2 10 (18.87%) Cloud Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Tester
4 8 (15.09%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Agile Coach
5 7 (13.21%) Automation Tester
5 7 (13.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Architect
7 2 (3.77%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Configuration Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Head of Architecture
7 2 (3.77%) Senior UNIX Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Technical Leader
8 1 (1.89%) Agile Tester
8 1 (1.89%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.19%) Web Services
2 8 (15.09%) HTML
2 8 (15.09%) XML
2 8 (15.09%) CSS
3 7 (13.21%) .NET
4 4 (7.55%) jQuery
5 3 (5.66%) Symfony
5 3 (5.66%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (5.66%) CSS3
6 2 (3.77%) REST
6 2 (3.77%) Sass
6 2 (3.77%) Play Framework
6 2 (3.77%) HTML5
6 2 (3.77%) Ajax
6 2 (3.77%) JSON
6 2 (3.77%) Django
7 1 (1.89%) LAMP
7 1 (1.89%) POSIX
7 1 (1.89%) J2EE
7 1 (1.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (3.77%) Open Source
2 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) RIA
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.85%) Linux
2 4 (7.55%) UNIX
3 3 (5.66%) Windows
4 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) TDD
2 23 (43.40%) Software Engineering
3 17 (32.08%) Test Automation
4 15 (28.30%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (28.30%) BDD
4 15 (28.30%) DevOps
5 11 (20.75%) User Stories
6 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (15.09%) Refactoring
8 7 (13.21%) ATDD
9 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
10 4 (7.55%) OOP
10 4 (7.55%) OO
10 4 (7.55%) Scrum
11 3 (5.66%) Load Balancing
11 3 (5.66%) ITIL
12 2 (3.77%) Database Security
12 2 (3.77%) CMMI
12 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
12 2 (3.77%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 29 (54.72%) PHP
2 25 (47.17%) C#
3 23 (43.40%) Java
4 22 (41.51%) C++
4 22 (41.51%) Python
5 14 (26.42%) Bash Shell
6 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
7 7 (13.21%) Perl
8 5 (9.43%) SQL
9 3 (5.66%) PHP5
10 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.77%) Scala
11 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) ISEB
2 5 (9.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 13 (24.53%) Puppet
1 13 (24.53%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (22.64%) Salt
3 2 (3.77%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.89%) Capistrano
4 1 (1.89%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle
2 2 (3.77%) Facebook
2 2 (3.77%) Twitter
2 2 (3.77%) NetApp
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) EMC
2 2 (3.77%) Google
3 1 (1.89%) Zend
3 1 (1.89%) Actimize
3 1 (1.89%) Sony
3 1 (1.89%) IBM
3 1 (1.89%) JBoss
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