Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 23 June 2018 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 59 55
Rank change year-on-year -26 -4 +5
Contract jobs citing Ruby 86 105 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.53% 3.78% 3.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.20% 8.33% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 65 107
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £390 £319
90th Percentile £538 £625 £568
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -10.53% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £9.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £9.00

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,654 1,261 1,726
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 48.75% 45.43% 43.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,153 898 1,201
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £307 £300 £295
90th Percentile £535 £523 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +15.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 13
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.78% +42.86% -55.00%
10th Percentile £28.53 £14.46 £13.00
90th Percentile £43.65 £39.40 £21.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +77.78% +7.14% -40.00%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in West Yorkshire

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in West Yorkshire

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in West Yorkshire

Ruby
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 in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ruby in West Yorkshire

Ruby
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 within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 June 2018. 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 -39 68 £425 -8.11% 18
Bradford -3 1 £310 -43.64%
Ruby
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 62 (72.09%) Python
2 52 (60.47%) DevOps
3 44 (51.16%) Ansible
4 41 (47.67%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (47.67%) Puppet
5 38 (44.19%) Bash Shell
5 38 (44.19%) Jenkins
6 33 (38.37%) Opscode Chef
7 31 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (32.56%) Linux
8 28 (32.56%) Java
9 26 (30.23%) Docker
10 25 (29.07%) Configuration Management
11 22 (25.58%) Git (software)
12 21 (24.42%) JavaScript
13 20 (23.26%) Test Automation
13 20 (23.26%) Groovy
13 20 (23.26%) Sonatype Nexus
14 18 (20.93%) Kafka
14 18 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (19.77%) Scala
16 14 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (16.28%) Red Hat
16 14 (16.28%) Kubernetes
17 13 (15.12%) Node.js
17 13 (15.12%) Go
17 13 (15.12%) Cloud Foundry
17 13 (15.12%) Games
17 13 (15.12%) E-Commerce
18 12 (13.95%) Open Source

Ruby
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 13 (15.12%) Cloud Foundry
2 10 (11.63%) Apache Spark
3 6 (6.98%) OpenStack
4 4 (4.65%) nginx
5 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.16%) Apache
6 1 (1.16%) CloudStack
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 41 (47.67%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.47%) PaaS
3 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (6.98%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (5.81%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (5.81%) IaaS
6 3 (3.49%) Google Analytics
6 3 (3.49%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.33%) GitHub
7 2 (2.33%) Serverless
8 1 (1.16%) Slack
8 1 (1.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) HTTP
2 4 (4.65%) DSL
3 3 (3.49%) SSL
3 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.33%) LAN
4 2 (2.33%) NAS
4 2 (2.33%) SAN
4 2 (2.33%) WAN
5 1 (1.16%) DHCP
5 1 (1.16%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.79%) Big Data
1 11 (12.79%) MySQL
2 10 (11.63%) Hadoop
3 7 (8.14%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.98%) Redis
5 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.65%) Apache Hive
6 4 (4.65%) HBase
6 4 (4.65%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.65%) Pentaho
7 3 (3.49%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 38 (44.19%) Jenkins
2 22 (25.58%) Git (software)
3 20 (23.26%) Sonatype Nexus
4 12 (13.95%) SonarQube
5 5 (5.81%) Cucumber
5 5 (5.81%) Selenium
6 3 (3.49%) Ant
6 3 (3.49%) Gatling
6 3 (3.49%) IntelliJ
7 2 (2.33%) Gerrit
7 2 (2.33%) IBM UrbanCode
7 2 (2.33%) RSpec
7 2 (2.33%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.16%) Capybara
8 1 (1.16%) Grunt
8 1 (1.16%) JUnit
8 1 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.16%) Sublime Text
8 1 (1.16%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (15.12%) Games
2 3 (3.49%) Finance
3 2 (2.33%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 41 (47.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (27.91%) AWS Engineer
3 22 (25.58%) AWS DevOps
3 22 (25.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 20 (23.26%) Developer
5 11 (12.79%) Senior DevOps
5 11 (12.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 10 (11.63%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Big Data Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Scala Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Python Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Ruby Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Data Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Hadoop Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Automation Tester
10 3 (3.49%) Cloud Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.93%) Kafka
2 13 (15.12%) Node.js
3 8 (9.30%) CSS
4 7 (8.14%) RESTful
4 7 (8.14%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (6.98%) HTML
5 6 (6.98%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (4.65%) Sass
6 4 (4.65%) Spark Streaming
7 3 (3.49%) Gherkin
7 3 (3.49%) JSON
7 3 (3.49%) Servlets
8 2 (2.33%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.33%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.33%) jQuery
8 2 (2.33%) Play Framework
8 2 (2.33%) React
8 2 (2.33%) Spring
8 2 (2.33%) XML
9 1 (1.16%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) iPad
2 5 (5.81%) Online Games
3 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.16%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (32.56%) Linux
2 14 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (10.47%) CentOS
4 5 (5.81%) Windows
5 4 (4.65%) Unix
6 3 (3.49%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.33%) AIX
7 2 (2.33%) Debian
7 2 (2.33%) HPUX
7 2 (2.33%) Solaris
8 1 (1.16%) Android
8 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (60.47%) DevOps
2 31 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (29.07%) Configuration Management
4 20 (23.26%) Test Automation
5 18 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (15.12%) E-Commerce
7 12 (13.95%) Open Source
8 11 (12.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (11.63%) Software Architecture
10 9 (10.47%) Microservices
11 7 (8.14%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (8.14%) Performance Testing
12 6 (6.98%) Scrum
12 6 (6.98%) TDD
13 5 (5.81%) Deployment Automation
13 5 (5.81%) Front End Development
13 5 (5.81%) Kanban
13 5 (5.81%) Release Management
13 5 (5.81%) Service Delivery
13 5 (5.81%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 62 (72.09%) Python
2 38 (44.19%) Bash Shell
3 28 (32.56%) Java
4 21 (24.42%) JavaScript
5 20 (23.26%) Groovy
6 17 (19.77%) Scala
7 13 (15.12%) Go
8 11 (12.79%) PHP
9 8 (9.30%) C#
9 8 (9.30%) Perl
10 7 (8.14%) SQL
11 5 (5.81%) Shell Script
12 4 (4.65%) HiveQL
13 3 (3.49%) Haskell
14 2 (2.33%) C++
14 2 (2.33%) Java 8
15 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) GCP
2 1 (1.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (30.23%) Docker
2 8 (9.30%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (3.49%) KVM
3 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 44 (51.16%) Ansible
2 41 (47.67%) Puppet
3 33 (38.37%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (16.28%) Kubernetes
5 8 (9.30%) Terraform
6 5 (5.81%) CFEngine
6 5 (5.81%) Salt
7 4 (4.65%) Grafana
8 3 (3.49%) Kibana
8 3 (3.49%) Rancher
9 2 (2.33%) Cobbler
9 2 (2.33%) Graphite
10 1 (1.16%) Consul
10 1 (1.16%) HAProxy
10 1 (1.16%) Opsview
10 1 (1.16%) Packer
10 1 (1.16%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) Red Hat
2 11 (12.79%) Oracle
2 11 (12.79%) Splunk
3 5 (5.81%) Cadence
3 5 (5.81%) Google
4 4 (4.65%) Informatica
4 4 (4.65%) Talend
5 3 (3.49%) VMware
6 2 (2.33%) Adobe
6 2 (2.33%) Capita
6 2 (2.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.16%) Dell
7 1 (1.16%) HP
7 1 (1.16%) SaltStack