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 3 months to 29 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 50 58
Rank change year-on-year -11 +8  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 29 61 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.60% 4.10% 3.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.50% 8.10% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 37 33
Median daily rate £433 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.88% -18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £385 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £513 £850
UK excluding London median daily rate £466 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +3.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -75.00%  

Ruby is in the programming language 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 527 753 632
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 47.22% 50.60% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 1057 1154
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £309 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 39
Median hourly rate £15.25 £15.67 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.68% -60.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 29 June 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 61 (70.93%) Python
2 60 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (58.14%) Configuration Management
4 49 (56.98%) Scala
5 48 (55.81%) Linux
6 46 (53.49%) Java
7 45 (52.33%) HTML
8 41 (47.67%) CSS
8 41 (47.67%) Test Automation
9 38 (44.19%) Open Source
10 37 (43.02%) Git (software)
11 35 (40.70%) Jenkins
12 32 (37.21%) HTML5
12 32 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (37.21%) HTTP
13 30 (34.88%) JavaScript
14 28 (32.56%) Django
14 28 (32.56%) REST
14 28 (32.56%) CSS3
14 28 (32.56%) Relational Database
15 27 (31.40%) JSON
15 27 (31.40%) Subversion
16 26 (30.23%) Spring
17 25 (29.07%) Web Design
17 25 (29.07%) Responsive Web Design
17 25 (29.07%) Play Framework
18 24 (27.91%) Scrum
18 24 (27.91%) Puppet
19 23 (26.74%) JIRA
19 23 (26.74%) Ruby on Rails

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 19 (22.09%) Confluence
2 2 (2.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.12%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.49%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (3.49%) IaaS
2 3 (3.49%) Loggly
2 3 (3.49%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.16%) GitHub
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) Office 365
3 1 (1.16%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 32 (37.21%) HTTP
2 7 (8.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.56%) Relational Database
2 17 (19.77%) MongoDB
3 15 (17.44%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (15.12%) MySQL
5 10 (11.63%) NoSQL
6 9 (10.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.49%) Riak
8 1 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 37 (43.02%) Git (software)
2 35 (40.70%) Jenkins
3 27 (31.40%) Subversion
4 23 (26.74%) JIRA
5 17 (19.77%) JUnit
6 7 (8.14%) Cucumber
7 6 (6.98%) Maven
8 5 (5.81%) Selenium
9 4 (4.65%) Grunt
10 3 (3.49%) Vagrant
11 2 (2.33%) DbUnit
11 2 (2.33%) Eclipse
11 2 (2.33%) jMock
11 2 (2.33%) Mockito
11 2 (2.33%) SonarQube
12 1 (1.16%) Ant
12 1 (1.16%) Hudson
12 1 (1.16%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (3.49%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (60.47%) Developer
2 22 (25.58%) Scala Developer
3 19 (22.09%) Java Developer
4 16 (18.60%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (12.79%) Architect
6 10 (11.63%) Java Scala Developer
7 9 (10.47%) Technical Architect
8 7 (8.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (8.14%) WebOps Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (6.98%) PHP Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Ruby Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Android Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Ruby Engineer
12 2 (2.33%) DevOps Architect
12 2 (2.33%) iOS Developer
12 2 (2.33%) Lead DevOps
12 2 (2.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 2 (2.33%) Polyglot Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (52.33%) HTML
2 41 (47.67%) CSS
3 32 (37.21%) HTML5
4 28 (32.56%) CSS3
4 28 (32.56%) Django
4 28 (32.56%) REST
5 27 (31.40%) JSON
6 26 (30.23%) Spring
7 25 (29.07%) Play Framework
8 23 (26.74%) Ajax
8 23 (26.74%) Ruby on Rails
9 21 (24.42%) RESTful
10 17 (19.77%) Guice
10 17 (19.77%) Spring MVC
11 14 (16.28%) Web Services
12 6 (6.98%) AngularJS
12 6 (6.98%) CodeIgniter
12 6 (6.98%) Node.js
12 6 (6.98%) Symfony
13 5 (5.81%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.65%) Driving Licence
2 4 (4.65%) User Experience
3 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.16%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 48 (55.81%) Linux
2 13 (15.12%) Unix
3 12 (13.95%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.49%) Android
5 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.33%) CentOS
5 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (58.14%) Configuration Management
3 41 (47.67%) Test Automation
4 38 (44.19%) Open Source
5 32 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (29.07%) Responsive Web Design
6 25 (29.07%) Web Design
7 24 (27.91%) Scrum
8 23 (26.74%) DevOps
9 17 (19.77%) MVC
10 16 (18.60%) TDD
10 16 (18.60%) Web Development
11 14 (16.28%) OWASP
12 11 (12.79%) Continuous Deployment
12 11 (12.79%) Data Visualisation
12 11 (12.79%) Visualisation
13 10 (11.63%) Front End Development
14 9 (10.47%) Software Engineering
15 8 (9.30%) Kanban
16 7 (8.14%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 61 (70.93%) Python
2 49 (56.98%) Scala
3 46 (53.49%) Java
4 30 (34.88%) JavaScript
5 20 (23.26%) C#
6 14 (16.28%) Bash Shell
7 12 (13.95%) Go
8 11 (12.79%) PHP
9 9 (10.47%) Groovy
10 8 (9.30%) C++
11 6 (6.98%) ECMAScript
12 5 (5.81%) Elixir
13 3 (3.49%) Perl
13 3 (3.49%) SQL
14 2 (2.33%) Apple Swift
14 2 (2.33%) Objective-C
15 1 (1.16%) Clojure
15 1 (1.16%) Erlang
15 1 (1.16%) Haskell
15 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.16%) AWS Certification
1 1 (1.16%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.79%) Docker
2 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (27.91%) Puppet
2 23 (26.74%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (20.93%) Ansible
4 12 (13.95%) Salt
5 3 (3.49%) Nagios
5 3 (3.49%) Prometheus
5 3 (3.49%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.33%) Grafana
6 2 (2.33%) Graphite
6 2 (2.33%) Terraform
7 1 (1.16%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.16%) Mesos
7 1 (1.16%) SCCM
7 1 (1.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (23.26%) Google
2 6 (6.98%) Red Hat
2 6 (6.98%) Zend
3 5 (5.81%) New Relic
4 4 (4.65%) Rackspace
4 4 (4.65%) Splunk
5 3 (3.49%) Oracle
5 3 (3.49%) SaltStack
6 2 (2.33%) VMware
7 1 (1.16%) Microsoft
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