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 3 months to 28 June 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)
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 97 93
Rank change year-on-year +21 -4  
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 11 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.00% 0.74% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.54% 1.84% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 13
Median daily rate £600 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.17% -5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 -

Ruby on Rails is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 433 598 406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 39.26% 40.35% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1128 1904 1414
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £306 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 60
Median hourly rate - £13.85 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -65.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 28 June 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 23 (100.00%) HTML
1 23 (100.00%) CSS
1 23 (100.00%) Ruby
1 23 (100.00%) Ajax
1 23 (100.00%) JSON
1 23 (100.00%) Django
1 23 (100.00%) HTML5
1 23 (100.00%) REST
1 23 (100.00%) CSS3
2 21 (91.30%) Play Framework
2 21 (91.30%) Scala
2 21 (91.30%) Open Source
2 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (91.30%) Scrum
3 20 (86.96%) Configuration Management
4 17 (73.91%) Spring
4 17 (73.91%) MVC
4 17 (73.91%) Spring MVC
4 17 (73.91%) Google
4 17 (73.91%) Guice
5 16 (69.57%) JIRA
6 15 (65.22%) Linux
6 15 (65.22%) Python
6 15 (65.22%) C#
6 15 (65.22%) JUnit
6 15 (65.22%) Test Automation
6 15 (65.22%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (65.22%) RESTful
6 15 (65.22%) Jenkins
7 14 (60.87%) Responsive Web Design

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 14 (60.87%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) Relational Database
2 6 (26.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
2 6 (26.09%) MySQL
2 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
2 6 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (69.57%) JIRA
2 15 (65.22%) Jenkins
2 15 (65.22%) JUnit
3 14 (60.87%) Git (software)
3 14 (60.87%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Java Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Java Scala Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Scala Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Architect
3 6 (26.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (26.09%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Java Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Director
5 1 (4.35%) Project Director
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) Ajax
1 23 (100.00%) CSS
1 23 (100.00%) CSS3
1 23 (100.00%) Django
1 23 (100.00%) HTML
1 23 (100.00%) HTML5
1 23 (100.00%) JSON
1 23 (100.00%) REST
2 21 (91.30%) Play Framework
3 17 (73.91%) Guice
3 17 (73.91%) Spring
3 17 (73.91%) Spring MVC
4 15 (65.22%) RESTful
5 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (91.30%) Open Source
1 21 (91.30%) Scrum
2 20 (86.96%) Configuration Management
3 17 (73.91%) MVC
4 15 (65.22%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (65.22%) Test Automation
5 14 (60.87%) OWASP
5 14 (60.87%) Responsive Web Design
5 14 (60.87%) Web Design
6 7 (30.43%) TDD
7 6 (26.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 6 (26.09%) Front End Development
7 6 (26.09%) Kanban
7 6 (26.09%) Product Management
7 6 (26.09%) Prototyping
7 6 (26.09%) Software Architecture
7 6 (26.09%) User Stories
8 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (17.39%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Ruby
2 21 (91.30%) Scala
3 15 (65.22%) C#
3 15 (65.22%) Python
4 13 (56.52%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Google