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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 59 69
Rank change year-on-year +6 +10  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 48 67 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.40% 3.27% 2.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.74% 7.07% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 38
Median daily rate £440 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £363 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £480 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +2.88% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -75.00%  

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 620 947 828
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 43.97% 46.15% 39.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 662 579
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Median hourly rate £39.00 £14.88 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.18% -62.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.63 £13.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £16.09 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 33 £440 -2.22% 13
Bradford - 1 £550 -
Wakefield - 1 £550 -
Ruby
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 (73.33%) Python
2 76 (72.38%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (62.86%) Scala
4 62 (59.05%) Configuration Management
5 61 (58.10%) Linux
5 61 (58.10%) HTML
6 55 (52.38%) CSS
7 54 (51.43%) Test Automation
8 52 (49.52%) Java
9 51 (48.57%) Open Source
10 49 (46.67%) Git (software)
10 49 (46.67%) Jenkins
11 48 (45.71%) HTML5
12 45 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
13 44 (41.90%) Django
13 44 (41.90%) JSON
13 44 (41.90%) HTTP
14 42 (40.00%) CSS3
14 42 (40.00%) REST
15 41 (39.05%) Play Framework
15 41 (39.05%) Spring
16 39 (37.14%) Subversion
17 37 (35.24%) JIRA
17 37 (35.24%) Ajax
17 37 (35.24%) Ruby on Rails
17 37 (35.24%) RESTful
17 37 (35.24%) Relational Database
18 35 (33.33%) Scrum
19 33 (31.43%) Web Design
19 33 (31.43%) Confluence

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 33 (31.43%) Confluence
2 2 (1.90%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (2.86%) IaaS
2 3 (2.86%) Loggly
2 3 (2.86%) Sumo Logic
3 2 (1.90%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.90%) Route 53
4 1 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.95%) GitHub
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.95%) Office 365
4 1 (0.95%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 44 (41.90%) HTTP
2 7 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (35.24%) Relational Database
2 19 (18.10%) MongoDB
3 15 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (12.38%) MySQL
4 13 (12.38%) NoSQL
5 9 (8.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.86%) Riak
7 1 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 49 (46.67%) Git (software)
1 49 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 39 (37.14%) Subversion
3 37 (35.24%) JIRA
4 29 (27.62%) JUnit
5 9 (8.57%) Cucumber
6 7 (6.67%) Selenium
7 6 (5.71%) Maven
8 4 (3.81%) Grunt
9 3 (2.86%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.90%) DbUnit
10 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.90%) jMock
10 2 (1.90%) Mockito
10 2 (1.90%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.95%) Ant
11 1 (0.95%) Hudson
11 1 (0.95%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (2.86%) Finance
2 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (61.90%) Developer
2 33 (31.43%) Scala Developer
3 19 (18.10%) Java Developer
4 16 (15.24%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (13.33%) Architect
6 12 (11.43%) Technical Architect
7 10 (9.52%) Java Scala Developer
8 9 (8.57%) WebOps Engineer
9 7 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (5.71%) PHP Developer
11 4 (3.81%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (3.81%) Ruby Developer
12 3 (2.86%) Android Developer
12 3 (2.86%) Java Architect
12 3 (2.86%) Java Technical Architect
12 3 (2.86%) Ruby Engineer
13 2 (1.90%) iOS Developer
13 2 (1.90%) Programmer
13 2 (1.90%) Project Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (58.10%) HTML
2 55 (52.38%) CSS
3 48 (45.71%) HTML5
4 44 (41.90%) Django
4 44 (41.90%) JSON
5 42 (40.00%) CSS3
5 42 (40.00%) REST
6 41 (39.05%) Play Framework
6 41 (39.05%) Spring
7 37 (35.24%) Ajax
7 37 (35.24%) RESTful
7 37 (35.24%) Ruby on Rails
8 30 (28.57%) Guice
9 27 (25.71%) Spring MVC
10 14 (13.33%) Web Services
11 8 (7.62%) Node.js
12 6 (5.71%) AngularJS
12 6 (5.71%) CodeIgniter
12 6 (5.71%) Symfony
13 5 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (5.71%) User Experience
3 5 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.95%) RIA
5 1 (0.95%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 61 (58.10%) Linux
2 13 (12.38%) Unix
3 12 (11.43%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.81%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.86%) Android
6 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.90%) CentOS
7 1 (0.95%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (72.38%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (59.05%) Configuration Management
3 54 (51.43%) Test Automation
4 51 (48.57%) Open Source
5 45 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (33.33%) Scrum
7 33 (31.43%) Responsive Web Design
7 33 (31.43%) Web Design
8 27 (25.71%) MVC
9 26 (24.76%) OWASP
10 25 (23.81%) DevOps
11 17 (16.19%) TDD
11 17 (16.19%) Web Development
12 11 (10.48%) Continuous Deployment
12 11 (10.48%) Data Visualisation
12 11 (10.48%) Visualisation
13 10 (9.52%) Front End Development
14 9 (8.57%) Software Engineering
14 9 (8.57%) Web Operations
15 8 (7.62%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 77 (73.33%) Python
2 66 (62.86%) Scala
3 52 (49.52%) Java
4 32 (30.48%) C#
5 30 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 14 (13.33%) Bash Shell
7 12 (11.43%) Go
8 11 (10.48%) PHP
9 9 (8.57%) Groovy
10 8 (7.62%) C++
11 6 (5.71%) ECMAScript
12 5 (4.76%) Elixir
13 3 (2.86%) Perl
13 3 (2.86%) SQL
14 2 (1.90%) Apple Swift
14 2 (1.90%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.95%) Clojure
15 1 (0.95%) Erlang
15 1 (0.95%) Haskell
15 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.95%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 13 (12.38%) Docker
2 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (26.67%) Puppet
2 27 (25.71%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (19.05%) Ansible
4 12 (11.43%) Salt
5 3 (2.86%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.86%) Mesos
5 3 (2.86%) Nagios
5 3 (2.86%) Prometheus
5 3 (2.86%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.90%) Grafana
6 2 (1.90%) Graphite
6 2 (1.90%) Terraform
7 1 (0.95%) SCCM
7 1 (0.95%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (31.43%) Google
2 8 (7.62%) Red Hat
3 6 (5.71%) Zend
4 5 (4.76%) New Relic
5 4 (3.81%) Rackspace
5 4 (3.81%) Splunk
6 3 (2.86%) Oracle
6 3 (2.86%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.90%) VMware
8 1 (0.95%) Microsoft