Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Ruby on Rails skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 99 138
Rank change year-on-year -29 +39 -22
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 6 44 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.27% 1.68% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 4.36% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 25 18
Leeds median daily rate £550 £425 £544
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -21.84% +19.18%
West Yorkshire median daily rate £531 £425 £544
% change year-on-year +25.00% -21.84% +19.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Ruby on Rails is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 790 1010 1086
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 35.57% 38.61% 33.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 728 764
Leeds median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £281
90th Percentile £513 £538 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Leeds median hourly rate - £13.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.00% -50.00%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year - -63.55% +12.24%

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Ruby on Rails as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails in Leeds

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby on Rails in Leeds

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ruby on Rails in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
2 5 (83.33%) Ajax
2 5 (83.33%) Google
2 5 (83.33%) JSON
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) Django
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Guice
2 5 (83.33%) OWASP
2 5 (83.33%) Scala
2 5 (83.33%) Open Source
2 5 (83.33%) Confluence
2 5 (83.33%) HTML5
2 5 (83.33%) REST
2 5 (83.33%) CSS3
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Web Design
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JUnit
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) HTTP
2 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) Play Framework
2 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)

Ruby on Rails
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (83.33%) JIRA
1 5 (83.33%) JUnit
1 5 (83.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Scala Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Java Scala Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (16.67%) Junior
4 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Junior Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Ajax
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) CSS3
1 5 (83.33%) Django
1 5 (83.33%) Guice
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) HTML5
1 5 (83.33%) JSON
1 5 (83.33%) Play Framework
1 5 (83.33%) REST
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (83.33%) Open Source
1 5 (83.33%) OWASP
1 5 (83.33%) Responsive Web Design
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
1 5 (83.33%) Web Design
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) Scala
3 4 (66.67%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Google