Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 65 57
Rank change year-on-year -41 -8 +15
Contract jobs citing Ruby 62 94 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.82% 3.30% 3.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.73% 7.57% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 58 104
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £439 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.32% -2.56% -
10th Percentile £404 £400 £288
90th Percentile £656 £583 £520
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -2.78% -5.26% +5.56%
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 1,661 1,242 1,839
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 48.74% 43.66% 45.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,161 913 1,298
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £299
90th Percentile £535 £537 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 10
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.24 £38.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.99% +171.43% -60.00%
10th Percentile £13.64 £17.81 £12.38
90th Percentile £42.58 £41.75 £16.46
Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.50 £39.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -14.10% +151.61% -55.71%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -32 49 £475 +7.95% 19
Ruby
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 44 (70.97%) Python
2 40 (64.52%) DevOps
3 33 (53.23%) Puppet
4 31 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 29 (46.77%) Amazon AWS
6 26 (41.94%) Java
7 24 (38.71%) Ansible
7 24 (38.71%) Docker
8 22 (35.48%) Opscode Chef
8 22 (35.48%) Linux
8 22 (35.48%) Configuration Management
9 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
10 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (30.65%) Bash Shell
10 19 (30.65%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (30.65%) Go
11 17 (27.42%) Test Automation
12 16 (25.81%) Groovy
12 16 (25.81%) Git (software)
13 15 (24.19%) Node.js
14 12 (19.35%) Kafka
14 12 (19.35%) Microservices
15 11 (17.74%) Scala
15 11 (17.74%) Software Architecture
15 11 (17.74%) Open Source
15 11 (17.74%) Perl
15 11 (17.74%) HTTP
16 10 (16.13%) PHP
16 10 (16.13%) C#
17 9 (14.52%) CSS

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 8 (12.90%) nginx
2 7 (11.29%) OpenStack
3 6 (9.68%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (9.68%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.23%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.23%) CloudStack
4 2 (3.23%) JBoss
4 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 29 (46.77%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (11.29%) PaaS
4 6 (9.68%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (9.68%) Google Analytics
5 5 (8.06%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (8.06%) IaaS
6 3 (4.84%) GitHub
7 2 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (3.23%) Serverless
7 2 (3.23%) Slack
7 2 (3.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) HTTP
2 6 (9.68%) SSL
2 6 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.23%) Firewall
4 1 (1.61%) DHCP
4 1 (1.61%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) MongoDB
1 7 (11.29%) MySQL
1 7 (11.29%) NoSQL
1 7 (11.29%) Redis
2 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.23%) Big Data
3 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 16 (25.81%) Git (software)
3 8 (12.90%) Selenium
3 8 (12.90%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (11.29%) Cucumber
5 6 (9.68%) Ant
5 6 (9.68%) Gatling
5 6 (9.68%) IntelliJ
5 6 (9.68%) SonarQube
6 2 (3.23%) Vagrant
6 2 (3.23%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.61%) Appium
7 1 (1.61%) Grunt
7 1 (1.61%) gulp
7 1 (1.61%) JUnit
7 1 (1.61%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.61%) RSpec
7 1 (1.61%) Sublime Text
General
1 9 (14.52%) Games
2 2 (3.23%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Online Betting
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (33.87%) AWS Engineer
3 20 (32.26%) Developer
4 19 (30.65%) AWS DevOps
4 19 (30.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Senior DevOps
5 8 (12.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 7 (11.29%) Scala Developer
7 6 (9.68%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Platform Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Python Developer
8 5 (8.06%) Ruby Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Azure Engineer
11 2 (3.23%) Automation Tester
11 2 (3.23%) Azure DevOps
11 2 (3.23%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 2 (3.23%) DevOps Specialist
11 2 (3.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.19%) Node.js
2 12 (19.35%) Kafka
3 9 (14.52%) CSS
4 7 (11.29%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (11.29%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (9.68%) Gherkin
5 6 (9.68%) Play Framework
5 6 (9.68%) RESTful
5 6 (9.68%) Servlets
6 5 (8.06%) JSON
6 5 (8.06%) XML
7 4 (6.45%) HTML
7 4 (6.45%) Sass
8 2 (3.23%) .NET
8 2 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (3.23%) Sensu
9 1 (1.61%) Django
9 1 (1.61%) jQuery
9 1 (1.61%) React
9 1 (1.61%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) iPad
2 5 (8.06%) Online Games
3 2 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (35.48%) Linux
2 9 (14.52%) Windows
3 7 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (9.68%) Ubuntu
5 4 (6.45%) CentOS
5 4 (6.45%) Unix
6 1 (1.61%) Android
6 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (64.52%) DevOps
2 22 (35.48%) Configuration Management
3 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (30.65%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (27.42%) Test Automation
5 12 (19.35%) Microservices
6 11 (17.74%) Open Source
6 11 (17.74%) Software Architecture
7 8 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (11.29%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.68%) Analytics
10 5 (8.06%) Release Management
10 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
10 5 (8.06%) Service Design
11 4 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (6.45%) Front End Development
12 3 (4.84%) Performance Testing
12 3 (4.84%) Scrum
12 3 (4.84%) TDD
13 2 (3.23%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 44 (70.97%) Python
2 26 (41.94%) Java
3 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
4 19 (30.65%) Bash Shell
4 19 (30.65%) Go
5 16 (25.81%) Groovy
6 11 (17.74%) Perl
6 11 (17.74%) Scala
7 10 (16.13%) C#
7 10 (16.13%) PHP
8 6 (9.68%) Haskell
9 5 (8.06%) SQL
10 4 (6.45%) Shell Script
11 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.61%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) GCP
1 2 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (38.71%) Docker
2 7 (11.29%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.23%) Varnish
3 2 (3.23%) vSphere
3 2 (3.23%) Xen
3 2 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (53.23%) Puppet
2 24 (38.71%) Ansible
3 22 (35.48%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (14.52%) Terraform
5 8 (12.90%) Grafana
6 6 (9.68%) Kibana
6 6 (9.68%) Kubernetes
7 5 (8.06%) CFEngine
7 5 (8.06%) Salt
8 3 (4.84%) Graphite
9 2 (3.23%) Cobbler
9 2 (3.23%) Consul
9 2 (3.23%) HAProxy
9 2 (3.23%) Packer
9 2 (3.23%) Rancher
10 1 (1.61%) Opsview
10 1 (1.61%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Red Hat
2 6 (9.68%) Google
3 5 (8.06%) Adobe
4 4 (6.45%) Apigee
4 4 (6.45%) Splunk
5 2 (3.23%) Cadence
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle
6 1 (1.61%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.61%) Capita
6 1 (1.61%) Dell
6 1 (1.61%) HP