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 3 months to 29 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.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 99 101
Rank change year-on-year +15 +2  
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 15 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.12% 0.87% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.08% 2.72% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 8
Median daily rate £550 £450 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £338 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £625 £683
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +24.13% -9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year - -87.32%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 487 624 572
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 36.26% 32.00% 31.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 457 350
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £516 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Median hourly rate £22.50 £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -77.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Ruby on Rails as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +4 14 £550 +22.22% 1
Ruby on Rails
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 30 (100.00%) HTML
1 30 (100.00%) CSS
1 30 (100.00%) Ruby
1 30 (100.00%) HTML5
2 29 (96.67%) CSS3
3 27 (90.00%) REST
3 27 (90.00%) Ajax
3 27 (90.00%) JSON
3 27 (90.00%) Django
4 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (70.00%) Scala
5 21 (70.00%) Open Source
5 21 (70.00%) Play Framework
6 19 (63.33%) Guice
6 19 (63.33%) Spring MVC
6 19 (63.33%) Spring
6 19 (63.33%) Google
6 19 (63.33%) MVC
7 18 (60.00%) Scrum
8 17 (56.67%) Configuration Management
9 16 (53.33%) JIRA
10 15 (50.00%) Python
11 14 (46.67%) C#
12 13 (43.33%) Linux
12 13 (43.33%) Automated Testing
12 13 (43.33%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (43.33%) RESTful
13 12 (40.00%) TDD
13 12 (40.00%) JUnit
13 12 (40.00%) Jenkins

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 10 (33.33%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 8 (26.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 8 (26.67%) MySQL
2 8 (26.67%) NoSQL
2 8 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) JIRA
2 12 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (40.00%) JUnit
3 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 10 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (26.67%) Architect
3 8 (26.67%) Technical Architect
4 6 (20.00%) Scala Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Java Scala Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Java Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Project Director
6 2 (6.67%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Digital Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Digital Technical Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Programme Director
7 1 (3.33%) Scrum Master
7 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Development Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) CSS
1 30 (100.00%) HTML
1 30 (100.00%) HTML5
2 29 (96.67%) CSS3
3 27 (90.00%) Ajax
3 27 (90.00%) Django
3 27 (90.00%) JSON
3 27 (90.00%) REST
4 21 (70.00%) Play Framework
5 19 (63.33%) Guice
5 19 (63.33%) Spring
5 19 (63.33%) Spring MVC
6 13 (43.33%) RESTful
7 1 (3.33%) Akka
7 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (70.00%) Open Source
3 19 (63.33%) MVC
4 18 (60.00%) Scrum
5 17 (56.67%) Configuration Management
6 13 (43.33%) Automated Testing
6 13 (43.33%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (40.00%) TDD
8 10 (33.33%) Front End Development
8 10 (33.33%) OWASP
8 10 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 10 (33.33%) Web Design
9 8 (26.67%) Kanban
10 7 (23.33%) Product Management
10 7 (23.33%) Prototyping
10 7 (23.33%) Software Architecture
10 7 (23.33%) User Stories
11 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 6 (20.00%) Web Development
12 5 (16.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) Ruby
2 21 (70.00%) Scala
3 15 (50.00%) Python
4 14 (46.67%) C#
5 11 (36.67%) Java
6 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
7 1 (3.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Google