Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Ruby skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby over the 6 months to 18 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 36 52
Rank change year-on-year -34 +16 -12
Contract jobs citing Ruby 69 135 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.09% 5.14% 3.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.45% 10.32% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 87 95
Leeds median daily rate £423 £430 £492
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.74% -12.51% +31.07%
10th Percentile £385 £363 £342
90th Percentile £519 £510 £675
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £430 £492
% change year-on-year -1.16% -12.51% +31.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Ruby is in the Programming Languages 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1070 1308 1347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 47.94% 49.79% 41.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 833 925 962
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £296 £275
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £353
% change year-on-year - +13.48% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 14
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -28.00% -42.31%
10th Percentile £39.50 £12.90 £14.13
90th Percentile £40.50 £32.50 £43.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +196.30% -30.77% -18.75%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Leeds

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Leeds

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Leeds over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in Leeds

Ruby
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ruby in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby 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.

1 58 (84.06%) Python
2 45 (65.22%) Linux
3 42 (60.87%) DevOps
4 41 (59.42%) Bash Shell
5 39 (56.52%) Jenkins
6 37 (53.62%) Git (software)
7 36 (52.17%) Puppet
8 33 (47.83%) Opscode Chef
9 30 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (42.03%) Java
11 27 (39.13%) Ansible
12 26 (37.68%) Docker
13 21 (30.43%) PHP
13 21 (30.43%) Configuration Management
14 19 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (27.54%) Node.js
15 18 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
15 18 (26.09%) Scrum
16 17 (24.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 15 (21.74%) Test Automation
17 15 (21.74%) Scala
17 15 (21.74%) Splunk
18 14 (20.29%) C#
19 12 (17.39%) Open Source
19 12 (17.39%) Redis
20 11 (15.94%) RabbitMQ
20 11 (15.94%) Vagrant
20 11 (15.94%) Spring
21 10 (14.49%) vSphere
21 10 (14.49%) MongoDB

Ruby
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 6 (8.70%) Confluence
1 6 (8.70%) OpenStack
2 5 (7.25%) CloudStack
2 5 (7.25%) JBoss
2 5 (7.25%) Jetty
2 5 (7.25%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.25%) Tornado
2 5 (7.25%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.90%) Apache
3 2 (2.90%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.45%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (4.35%) IaaS
3 3 (4.35%) Loggly
3 3 (4.35%) Serverless
3 3 (4.35%) Sumo Logic
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) HTTP
2 5 (7.25%) AMQP
3 2 (2.90%) Firewall
3 2 (2.90%) Network Security
4 1 (1.45%) DNS
4 1 (1.45%) FTP
4 1 (1.45%) Internet
4 1 (1.45%) SMTP
4 1 (1.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) Redis
2 10 (14.49%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (7.25%) Couchbase
4 5 (7.25%) Hadoop
4 5 (7.25%) MySQL
4 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.25%) Riak
5 2 (2.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 39 (56.52%) Jenkins
2 37 (53.62%) Git (software)
3 11 (15.94%) Vagrant
4 9 (13.04%) Cucumber
4 9 (13.04%) Selenium
5 8 (11.59%) Maven
6 6 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (8.70%) JIRA
6 6 (8.70%) JUnit
6 6 (8.70%) Subversion
7 5 (7.25%) FitNesse
7 5 (7.25%) JBehave
8 4 (5.80%) GoCD
8 4 (5.80%) Travis CI
9 3 (4.35%) WebDriver
10 2 (2.90%) Bitbucket
10 2 (2.90%) Chocolatey
10 2 (2.90%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (1.45%) RSpec
11 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (7.25%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (39.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (31.88%) Developer
3 12 (17.39%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Platform Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (7.25%) Scala Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Automation Tester
7 4 (5.80%) DevOps Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Tester
8 3 (4.35%) Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Site Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Java Scala Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Linux Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.54%) Node.js
2 11 (15.94%) RabbitMQ
2 11 (15.94%) Spring
3 7 (10.14%) HTML
4 6 (8.70%) CSS
4 6 (8.70%) Django
4 6 (8.70%) HTML5
4 6 (8.70%) JSON
4 6 (8.70%) Play Framework
4 6 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (7.25%) Ajax
5 5 (7.25%) AngularJS
5 5 (7.25%) Apache Camel
5 5 (7.25%) CSS3
5 5 (7.25%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (7.25%) Flask
5 5 (7.25%) Gherkin
5 5 (7.25%) Kafka
5 5 (7.25%) REST
5 5 (7.25%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Private Cloud
2 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.45%) RIA
3 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (65.22%) Linux
2 17 (24.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (10.14%) CentOS
4 6 (8.70%) Unix
4 6 (8.70%) Windows
5 3 (4.35%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (60.87%) DevOps
2 30 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (30.43%) Configuration Management
4 19 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (26.09%) Scrum
6 15 (21.74%) Test Automation
7 12 (17.39%) Open Source
8 9 (13.04%) TDD
9 8 (11.59%) BDD
9 8 (11.59%) DSDM
9 8 (11.59%) RUP
10 6 (8.70%) Web Operations
11 5 (7.25%) Integration Testing
11 5 (7.25%) Kanban
11 5 (7.25%) OWASP
11 5 (7.25%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (7.25%) Web Design
12 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
13 3 (4.35%) MVC
13 3 (4.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 58 (84.06%) Python
2 41 (59.42%) Bash Shell
3 29 (42.03%) Java
4 21 (30.43%) PHP
5 15 (21.74%) Scala
6 14 (20.29%) C#
7 9 (13.04%) Go
7 9 (13.04%) JavaScript
8 8 (11.59%) SQL
9 7 (10.14%) C++
9 7 (10.14%) Elixir
10 5 (7.25%) Erlang
10 5 (7.25%) Perl
11 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.45%) Clojure
13 1 (1.45%) ECMAScript
13 1 (1.45%) Groovy
13 1 (1.45%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) GCP
2 1 (1.45%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (37.68%) Docker
2 10 (14.49%) vSphere
3 3 (4.35%) Xen
3 3 (4.35%) XenServer
4 2 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.90%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 36 (52.17%) Puppet
2 33 (47.83%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (39.13%) Ansible
4 7 (10.14%) Terraform
5 6 (8.70%) Kubernetes
6 5 (7.25%) Grafana
6 5 (7.25%) Graphite
7 4 (5.80%) Salt
8 3 (4.35%) Cobbler
8 3 (4.35%) Nagios
8 3 (4.35%) Opsview
8 3 (4.35%) Prometheus
8 3 (4.35%) Rancher
8 3 (4.35%) Tivoli
8 3 (4.35%) ZABBIX
9 2 (2.90%) vCenter Server
10 1 (1.45%) Capistrano
10 1 (1.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Splunk
2 8 (11.59%) Google
2 8 (11.59%) New Relic
2 8 (11.59%) Oracle
3 7 (10.14%) VMware
4 6 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 6 (8.70%) SaltStack
5 3 (4.35%) EnterpriseDB
5 3 (4.35%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.45%) Capita
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.45%) Zend