Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 130 164
Rank change year-on-year -3 +34 -25
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 20 44 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.67% 1.22% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.13% 3.52% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 18
West Yorkshire median daily rate £531 £425 £544
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -21.84% +19.18%
10th Percentile £413 £363 £347
90th Percentile £620 £475 £675
Yorkshire median daily rate £513 £428 £450
% change year-on-year +19.88% -5.00% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 941 1251 1366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 31.49% 34.62% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 901 911
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.70%
10th Percentile £300 £284 £275
90th Percentile £513 £525 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 17
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.55% +12.24%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £14.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year +138.30% -41.25% -16.67%

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails in West Yorkshire

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby on Rails in West Yorkshire

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby on Rails in West Yorkshire

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ruby on Rails in West Yorkshire

Ruby on Rails
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -29 6 £550 +29.41%
Ruby on Rails
Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 20 (100.00%) Ruby
2 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (90.00%) Scrum
2 18 (90.00%) HTML
2 18 (90.00%) CSS
2 18 (90.00%) Ajax
2 18 (90.00%) Spring
2 18 (90.00%) JSON
2 18 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 18 (90.00%) Scala
2 18 (90.00%) HTML5
2 18 (90.00%) REST
2 18 (90.00%) CSS3
2 18 (90.00%) Play Framework
3 17 (85.00%) Jenkins
3 17 (85.00%) Open Source
3 17 (85.00%) Confluence
3 17 (85.00%) JIRA
3 17 (85.00%) Google
3 17 (85.00%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (85.00%) Guice
3 17 (85.00%) OWASP
3 17 (85.00%) Django
3 17 (85.00%) Git (software)
3 17 (85.00%) HTTP
3 17 (85.00%) JUnit
3 17 (85.00%) Subversion
4 16 (80.00%) Web Design
4 16 (80.00%) Configuration Management
4 16 (80.00%) RESTful

Ruby on Rails
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 17 (85.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (85.00%) Git (software)
1 17 (85.00%) Jenkins
1 17 (85.00%) JIRA
1 17 (85.00%) JUnit
1 17 (85.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 17 (85.00%) Scala Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Java Scala Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.00%) Junior
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) Ajax
1 18 (90.00%) CSS
1 18 (90.00%) CSS3
1 18 (90.00%) HTML
1 18 (90.00%) HTML5
1 18 (90.00%) JSON
1 18 (90.00%) Play Framework
1 18 (90.00%) REST
1 18 (90.00%) Spring
2 17 (85.00%) Django
2 17 (85.00%) Guice
3 16 (80.00%) RESTful
4 11 (55.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (90.00%) Scrum
1 18 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 17 (85.00%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (85.00%) Open Source
2 17 (85.00%) OWASP
3 16 (80.00%) Configuration Management
3 16 (80.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 16 (80.00%) Web Design
4 12 (60.00%) MVC
5 8 (40.00%) Service Design
6 6 (30.00%) Web Development
7 5 (25.00%) API Development
8 4 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
9 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (5.00%) DevOps
10 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
10 1 (5.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Ruby
2 18 (90.00%) Scala
3 12 (60.00%) C#
3 12 (60.00%) Python
4 10 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Google