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 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 44 46
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 59 75 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.39% 3.85% 3.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.28% 9.19% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 70 47
Median daily rate £475 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +24.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £336 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29%  
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 636 816 793
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 47.36% 41.85% 43.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 574 513
Median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 13
Median hourly rate £27.50 £15.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.32% -61.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 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 +3 57 £475 - 16
Wakefield - 1 £550 -
Ruby
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 77 (74.04%) Python
2 69 (66.35%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (62.50%) Linux
3 65 (62.50%) HTML
4 56 (53.85%) Scala
5 53 (50.96%) CSS
6 48 (46.15%) Java
6 48 (46.15%) HTML5
7 47 (45.19%) Configuration Management
8 43 (41.35%) Open Source
9 41 (39.42%) Jenkins
10 40 (38.46%) Puppet
10 40 (38.46%) JSON
10 40 (38.46%) Django
11 38 (36.54%) Opscode Chef
12 36 (34.62%) Git (software)
12 36 (34.62%) Spring
13 34 (32.69%) CSS3
14 33 (31.73%) REST
14 33 (31.73%) Play Framework
15 32 (30.77%) Relational Database
15 32 (30.77%) JIRA
15 32 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
16 31 (29.81%) HTTP
17 30 (28.85%) Ruby on Rails
17 30 (28.85%) DevOps
18 29 (27.88%) MongoDB
18 29 (27.88%) JavaScript
19 28 (26.92%) Scrum
20 27 (25.96%) TDD

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 24 (23.08%) Confluence
2 6 (5.77%) OpenStack
3 4 (3.85%) CloudStack
4 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.96%) Apache
5 1 (0.96%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.96%) CMS
5 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.96%) JBoss
5 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (3.85%) IaaS
2 4 (3.85%) Loggly
2 4 (3.85%) Sumo Logic
3 2 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.92%) GitHub
4 1 (0.96%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.96%) Office 365
4 1 (0.96%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 31 (29.81%) HTTP
2 7 (6.73%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.92%) Firewall
4 1 (0.96%) DNS
4 1 (0.96%) Internet
4 1 (0.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 29 (27.88%) MongoDB
3 20 (19.23%) NoSQL
4 18 (17.31%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (15.38%) MySQL
6 12 (11.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.88%) Riak
8 1 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.96%) HBase
8 1 (0.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 41 (39.42%) Jenkins
2 36 (34.62%) Git (software)
3 32 (30.77%) JIRA
4 25 (24.04%) Subversion
5 16 (15.38%) Cucumber
6 14 (13.46%) JUnit
6 14 (13.46%) Selenium
7 7 (6.73%) Maven
8 4 (3.85%) Calabash
8 4 (3.85%) Grunt
8 4 (3.85%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.92%) Appium
9 2 (1.92%) DbUnit
9 2 (1.92%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.92%) jMock
9 2 (1.92%) Mockito
9 2 (1.92%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.96%) JMeter
10 1 (0.96%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.96%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (1.92%) Finance
1 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (50.96%) Developer
2 24 (23.08%) Scala Developer
3 20 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (16.35%) Architect
5 15 (14.42%) Java Developer
6 11 (10.58%) Technical Architect
7 10 (9.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (7.69%) Java Scala Developer
8 8 (7.69%) WebOps Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Lead Architect
10 4 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Ruby Developer
11 3 (2.88%) Android Developer
11 3 (2.88%) Developer in Test
11 3 (2.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 3 (2.88%) Programmer
12 2 (1.92%) DevOps Architect
12 2 (1.92%) PHP Developer
12 2 (1.92%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (62.50%) HTML
2 53 (50.96%) CSS
3 48 (46.15%) HTML5
4 40 (38.46%) Django
4 40 (38.46%) JSON
5 36 (34.62%) Spring
6 34 (32.69%) CSS3
7 33 (31.73%) Play Framework
7 33 (31.73%) REST
8 30 (28.85%) Ruby on Rails
9 27 (25.96%) Ajax
9 27 (25.96%) RESTful
10 19 (18.27%) Guice
10 19 (18.27%) Spring MVC
11 15 (14.42%) Web Services
12 6 (5.77%) Node.js
13 5 (4.81%) AngularJS
13 5 (4.81%) Apache Camel
13 5 (4.81%) jQuery
13 5 (4.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.73%) Driving Licence
2 5 (4.81%) Social Media
2 5 (4.81%) Tandem
2 5 (4.81%) User Experience
3 3 (2.88%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 65 (62.50%) Linux
2 22 (21.15%) Unix
3 14 (13.46%) Mac OS X
4 5 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.85%) Android
6 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.88%) Windows
7 2 (1.92%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.96%) CentOS
8 1 (0.96%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.96%) VMS
8 1 (0.96%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (66.35%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (45.19%) Configuration Management
3 43 (41.35%) Open Source
4 32 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (28.85%) DevOps
6 28 (26.92%) Scrum
7 27 (25.96%) TDD
8 23 (22.12%) Responsive Web Design
8 23 (22.12%) Web Design
9 21 (20.19%) Web Development
10 20 (19.23%) Automated Testing
10 20 (19.23%) MVC
11 15 (14.42%) Kanban
12 13 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
12 13 (12.50%) Visualisation
13 12 (11.54%) Front End Development
13 12 (11.54%) Mentoring
14 11 (10.58%) BDD
15 10 (9.62%) OWASP
15 10 (9.62%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 77 (74.04%) Python
2 56 (53.85%) Scala
3 48 (46.15%) Java
4 29 (27.88%) JavaScript
5 21 (20.19%) C#
6 14 (13.46%) Bash Shell
7 13 (12.50%) Go
8 9 (8.65%) C++
9 8 (7.69%) PHP
10 5 (4.81%) SQL
11 4 (3.85%) Perl
12 3 (2.88%) Apple Swift
12 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.92%) ECMAScript
13 2 (1.92%) Groovy
13 2 (1.92%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.96%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) SDET
2 2 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.58%) Docker
2 4 (3.85%) vSphere
2 4 (3.85%) XenServer
3 3 (2.88%) Xen
4 2 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.96%) HDFS
5 1 (0.96%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 40 (38.46%) Puppet
2 38 (36.54%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (19.23%) Ansible
4 12 (11.54%) Salt
5 4 (3.85%) Nagios
5 4 (3.85%) ZABBIX
6 3 (2.88%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.92%) Cobbler
7 2 (1.92%) Mesos
8 1 (0.96%) SCCM
8 1 (0.96%) SCOM
8 1 (0.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (22.12%) Google
2 7 (6.73%) Red Hat
2 7 (6.73%) VMware
3 6 (5.77%) Splunk
4 5 (4.81%) Oracle
4 5 (4.81%) Rackspace
5 4 (3.85%) New Relic
5 4 (3.85%) SaltStack
6 2 (1.92%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.92%) Zend
7 1 (0.96%) EnterpriseDB
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago