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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
Rank 36 33 32
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 54 64 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.31% 4.59% 5.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.02% 10.41% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 58 45
Median daily rate £500 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +31.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £318 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £644 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £23.25 £71.00
% change year-on-year +179.56% -67.25%  

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 539 615 596
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 53.05% 44.12% 51.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 447 408
Median daily rate £400 £423 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.32% +20.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £9.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -74.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Ruby as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ruby in Leeds

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 77 (75.49%) Python
2 69 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (65.69%) Linux
4 64 (62.75%) HTML
5 56 (54.90%) Scala
6 49 (48.04%) CSS
7 48 (47.06%) Java
8 47 (46.08%) HTML5
9 45 (44.12%) Configuration Management
10 44 (43.14%) Open Source
10 44 (43.14%) Jenkins
11 43 (42.16%) Puppet
12 41 (40.20%) Opscode Chef
13 40 (39.22%) Django
14 39 (38.24%) JSON
15 37 (36.27%) Spring
16 35 (34.31%) Git (software)
17 34 (33.33%) Play Framework
18 33 (32.35%) Relational Database
18 33 (32.35%) JIRA
19 32 (31.37%) Continuous Integration
20 31 (30.39%) MongoDB
20 31 (30.39%) CSS3
21 30 (29.41%) DevOps
21 30 (29.41%) HTTP
22 29 (28.43%) Scrum
22 29 (28.43%) RESTful
22 29 (28.43%) REST
23 27 (26.47%) Ruby on Rails
24 26 (25.49%) JavaScript

Ruby
Top Related 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 26 (25.49%) Confluence
2 6 (5.88%) OpenStack
3 4 (3.92%) CloudStack
4 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.98%) Apache
5 1 (0.98%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.98%) CMS
5 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.98%) JBoss
5 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (3.92%) IaaS
2 4 (3.92%) Loggly
2 4 (3.92%) Sumo Logic
3 3 (2.94%) GitHub
4 1 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (29.41%) HTTP
2 7 (6.86%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.96%) Firewall
4 1 (0.98%) DNS
4 1 (0.98%) Internet
4 1 (0.98%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (32.35%) Relational Database
2 31 (30.39%) MongoDB
3 22 (21.57%) NoSQL
4 17 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (14.71%) MySQL
6 11 (10.78%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.94%) Riak
8 1 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.98%) HBase
8 1 (0.98%) Redis
Development Applications
1 44 (43.14%) Jenkins
2 35 (34.31%) Git (software)
3 33 (32.35%) JIRA
4 24 (23.53%) Subversion
5 18 (17.65%) Cucumber
5 18 (17.65%) Selenium
6 14 (13.73%) JUnit
7 7 (6.86%) Maven
8 4 (3.92%) Grunt
8 4 (3.92%) Vagrant
9 3 (2.94%) Calabash
10 2 (1.96%) DbUnit
10 2 (1.96%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.96%) jMock
10 2 (1.96%) Mockito
10 2 (1.96%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.96%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.98%) Ant
11 1 (0.98%) JMeter
11 1 (0.98%) WATIR
General
1 2 (1.96%) Finance
1 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (49.02%) Developer
2 22 (21.57%) Scala Developer
3 21 (20.59%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (18.63%) Architect
5 15 (14.71%) Java Developer
6 13 (12.75%) Technical Architect
7 9 (8.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (6.86%) Java Scala Developer
8 7 (6.86%) WebOps Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) Lead Architect
10 4 (3.92%) Developer in Test
10 4 (3.92%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Ruby Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Android Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Java Architect
11 3 (2.94%) Java Technical Architect
11 3 (2.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) Programmer
11 3 (2.94%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (62.75%) HTML
2 49 (48.04%) CSS
3 47 (46.08%) HTML5
4 40 (39.22%) Django
5 39 (38.24%) JSON
6 37 (36.27%) Spring
7 34 (33.33%) Play Framework
8 31 (30.39%) CSS3
9 29 (28.43%) REST
9 29 (28.43%) RESTful
10 27 (26.47%) Ruby on Rails
11 24 (23.53%) Ajax
12 17 (16.67%) Guice
12 17 (16.67%) Spring MVC
13 15 (14.71%) Web Services
14 5 (4.90%) AngularJS
14 5 (4.90%) Apache Camel
14 5 (4.90%) Node.js
15 4 (3.92%) Elastic Stack
15 4 (3.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) Driving Licence
2 7 (6.86%) Social Media
3 6 (5.88%) User Experience
4 5 (4.90%) Tandem
5 3 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.98%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.98%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 67 (65.69%) Linux
2 23 (22.55%) Unix
3 14 (13.73%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.94%) Android
5 3 (2.94%) Windows
6 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.98%) CentOS
7 1 (0.98%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.98%) VMS
7 1 (0.98%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (44.12%) Configuration Management
3 44 (43.14%) Open Source
4 32 (31.37%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (29.41%) DevOps
6 29 (28.43%) Scrum
7 25 (24.51%) TDD
8 22 (21.57%) Responsive Web Design
8 22 (21.57%) Web Design
9 20 (19.61%) Web Development
10 19 (18.63%) Automated Testing
11 17 (16.67%) MVC
12 15 (14.71%) Kanban
13 13 (12.75%) Continuous Deployment
13 13 (12.75%) Visualisation
14 12 (11.76%) Mentoring
15 11 (10.78%) Front End Development
16 10 (9.80%) BDD
17 8 (7.84%) Microservices
17 8 (7.84%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 77 (75.49%) Python
2 56 (54.90%) Scala
3 48 (47.06%) Java
4 26 (25.49%) JavaScript
5 19 (18.63%) C#
6 15 (14.71%) Bash Shell
7 13 (12.75%) Go
8 8 (7.84%) C++
9 6 (5.88%) PHP
10 5 (4.90%) SQL
11 4 (3.92%) Perl
12 3 (2.94%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.96%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.96%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (0.98%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) SDET
2 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.78%) Docker
2 4 (3.92%) vSphere
2 4 (3.92%) XenServer
3 3 (2.94%) Xen
4 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.98%) HDFS
5 1 (0.98%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 43 (42.16%) Puppet
2 41 (40.20%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (19.61%) Ansible
4 12 (11.76%) Salt
5 4 (3.92%) Nagios
5 4 (3.92%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.96%) Cobbler
6 2 (1.96%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.98%) Mesos
7 1 (0.98%) SCCM
7 1 (0.98%) SCOM
7 1 (0.98%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (20.59%) Google
2 7 (6.86%) VMware
3 6 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 6 (5.88%) Splunk
4 5 (4.90%) Oracle
4 5 (4.90%) Rackspace
5 4 (3.92%) New Relic
5 4 (3.92%) SaltStack
6 2 (1.96%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.98%) EnterpriseDB
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Experis Ltd
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