Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 51 83
Rank change year-on-year -23 +32 -25
Contract jobs citing Ruby 86 139 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.86% 3.91% 2.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.93% 8.78% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 88 87
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £430 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% -10.42% +28.00%
10th Percentile £385 £363 £337
90th Percentile £536 £525 £668
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 1241 1584 1780
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 41.30% 44.51% 39.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 1108 1196
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.68% +9.23%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £271
90th Percentile £525 £525 £515
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 27
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -30.77% -40.00%
10th Percentile £35.50 £12.90 £12.98
90th Percentile £40.20 £32.50 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £14.87 £19.50
% change year-on-year +169.09% -23.77% -22.00%

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 25 November 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 6 months to 25 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 -36 66 £420 -2.33% 16
Halifax - 1 £700 -
Ruby
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 67 (77.91%) Python
2 53 (61.63%) Linux
3 51 (59.30%) Jenkins
4 48 (55.81%) DevOps
4 48 (55.81%) Git (software)
5 44 (51.16%) Bash Shell
6 41 (47.67%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (47.67%) Java
7 37 (43.02%) Puppet
8 34 (39.53%) Opscode Chef
8 34 (39.53%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (37.21%) Ansible
9 32 (37.21%) Configuration Management
10 31 (36.05%) Docker
11 29 (33.72%) Test Automation
12 28 (32.56%) Scrum
13 25 (29.07%) C#
14 23 (26.74%) Scala
14 23 (26.74%) Node.js
15 22 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
16 21 (24.42%) PHP
17 20 (23.26%) Spring
17 20 (23.26%) Open Source
18 17 (19.77%) Ruby on Rails
18 17 (19.77%) RESTful
18 17 (19.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 17 (19.77%) Google
19 16 (18.60%) HTML
19 16 (18.60%) JavaScript
19 16 (18.60%) 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 14 (16.28%) Confluence
2 6 (6.98%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (6.98%) OpenStack
2 6 (6.98%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.81%) CloudStack
3 5 (5.81%) JBoss
3 5 (5.81%) Jetty
3 5 (5.81%) Tornado
3 5 (5.81%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.33%) Apache
4 2 (2.33%) nginx
5 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.81%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.65%) PaaS
4 3 (3.49%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (3.49%) IaaS
4 3 (3.49%) Loggly
4 3 (3.49%) Serverless
4 3 (3.49%) Sumo Logic
5 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.16%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.60%) HTTP
2 5 (5.81%) AMQP
3 2 (2.33%) Firewall
3 2 (2.33%) Network Security
4 1 (1.16%) DNS
4 1 (1.16%) FTP
4 1 (1.16%) SMTP
4 1 (1.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.28%) Relational Database
2 12 (13.95%) Redis
3 9 (10.47%) MongoDB
3 9 (10.47%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.98%) Big Data
4 6 (6.98%) MySQL
5 5 (5.81%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (5.81%) Couchbase
5 5 (5.81%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.81%) Riak
Development Applications
1 51 (59.30%) Jenkins
2 48 (55.81%) Git (software)
3 15 (17.44%) JUnit
3 15 (17.44%) Subversion
4 14 (16.28%) JIRA
5 11 (12.79%) Vagrant
6 9 (10.47%) Cucumber
6 9 (10.47%) Selenium
7 8 (9.30%) Maven
8 6 (6.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (5.81%) FitNesse
9 5 (5.81%) JBehave
9 5 (5.81%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (4.65%) GoCD
10 4 (4.65%) Travis CI
11 3 (3.49%) Gerrit
11 3 (3.49%) IBM UrbanCode
11 3 (3.49%) SonarQube
11 3 (3.49%) WebDriver
12 2 (2.33%) Bitbucket
General
1 6 (6.98%) Games
2 5 (5.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (38.37%) Developer
1 33 (38.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (17.44%) Scala Developer
3 13 (15.12%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (11.63%) Java Developer
5 6 (6.98%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 6 (6.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 6 (6.98%) Platform Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Java Scala Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Automation Tester
7 4 (4.65%) DevOps Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Tester
8 3 (3.49%) Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Developer in Test
8 3 (3.49%) Linux Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Site Engineer
9 2 (2.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 2 (2.33%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (2.33%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.74%) Node.js
2 20 (23.26%) Spring
3 17 (19.77%) RESTful
3 17 (19.77%) Ruby on Rails
4 16 (18.60%) CSS
4 16 (18.60%) HTML
5 15 (17.44%) Ajax
5 15 (17.44%) CSS3
5 15 (17.44%) HTML5
5 15 (17.44%) JSON
5 15 (17.44%) Play Framework
5 15 (17.44%) REST
6 14 (16.28%) Django
6 14 (16.28%) Guice
7 13 (15.12%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (10.47%) Spring MVC
9 7 (8.14%) Kafka
9 7 (8.14%) Web Services
10 5 (5.81%) AngularJS
10 5 (5.81%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (4.65%) iPad
1 4 (4.65%) Private Cloud
2 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.16%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 53 (61.63%) Linux
2 17 (19.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (8.14%) CentOS
3 7 (8.14%) Unix
4 6 (6.98%) Windows
5 3 (3.49%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (55.81%) DevOps
2 41 (47.67%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (39.53%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (37.21%) Configuration Management
5 29 (33.72%) Test Automation
6 28 (32.56%) Scrum
7 20 (23.26%) Open Source
8 14 (16.28%) OWASP
8 14 (16.28%) Responsive Web Design
8 14 (16.28%) Web Design
9 10 (11.63%) MVC
10 8 (9.30%) BDD
10 8 (9.30%) DSDM
10 8 (9.30%) RUP
10 8 (9.30%) Service Design
10 8 (9.30%) TDD
11 7 (8.14%) Kanban
12 6 (6.98%) Web Development
12 6 (6.98%) Web Operations
13 5 (5.81%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (77.91%) Python
2 44 (51.16%) Bash Shell
3 41 (47.67%) Java
4 25 (29.07%) C#
5 23 (26.74%) Scala
6 21 (24.42%) PHP
7 16 (18.60%) JavaScript
8 11 (12.79%) C++
9 9 (10.47%) Go
10 8 (9.30%) SQL
11 6 (6.98%) Elixir
11 6 (6.98%) Groovy
12 5 (5.81%) Perl
13 4 (4.65%) Erlang
13 4 (4.65%) Shell Script
14 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
15 1 (1.16%) ECMAScript
15 1 (1.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.49%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) GCP
2 1 (1.16%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 31 (36.05%) Docker
2 10 (11.63%) vSphere
3 3 (3.49%) Xen
3 3 (3.49%) XenServer
4 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.33%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 37 (43.02%) Puppet
2 34 (39.53%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (37.21%) Ansible
4 10 (11.63%) Kubernetes
5 7 (8.14%) Terraform
6 5 (5.81%) Grafana
6 5 (5.81%) Graphite
7 4 (4.65%) Salt
8 3 (3.49%) Cobbler
8 3 (3.49%) Nagios
8 3 (3.49%) Opsview
8 3 (3.49%) Prometheus
8 3 (3.49%) Rancher
8 3 (3.49%) Tivoli
8 3 (3.49%) ZABBIX
9 2 (2.33%) vCenter Server
10 1 (1.16%) Capistrano
10 1 (1.16%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (19.77%) Google
2 15 (17.44%) Splunk
3 8 (9.30%) New Relic
3 8 (9.30%) Oracle
4 7 (8.14%) VMware
5 6 (6.98%) Red Hat
5 6 (6.98%) SaltStack
6 3 (3.49%) EnterpriseDB
6 3 (3.49%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.16%) Capita
7 1 (1.16%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.16%) Telerik
7 1 (1.16%) Zend