Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 67 52
Rank change year-on-year -52 -15 +19
Contract jobs citing Ruby 48 87 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.40% 2.97% 4.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.04% 7.10% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 57 89
West Yorkshire median daily rate £488 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.71% -1.16% -9.47%
10th Percentile £411 £385 £363
90th Percentile £656 £550 £513
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -5.26%
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 1,580 1,225 1,713
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 46.10% 41.75% 44.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,116 911 1,176
West Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £292
90th Percentile £538 £525 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 7
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £31.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.16% +103.28% -27.38%
10th Percentile £13.70 £23.25 £13.20
90th Percentile £38.45 £39.15 £32.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 £22.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +13.25% +46.67% -32.58%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -31 38 £488 +16.07% 23
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Ruby
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 31 (64.58%) Python
1 31 (64.58%) Puppet
2 28 (58.33%) DevOps
3 27 (56.25%) Jenkins
4 26 (54.17%) Java
5 24 (50.00%) Docker
6 23 (47.92%) Linux
6 23 (47.92%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (43.75%) Configuration Management
7 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
7 21 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
8 19 (39.58%) Git (software)
9 18 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
10 15 (31.25%) Go
10 15 (31.25%) Perl
11 14 (29.17%) Ansible
12 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (27.08%) MongoDB
13 12 (25.00%) Scala
13 12 (25.00%) Groovy
14 11 (22.92%) C#
14 11 (22.92%) Windows
14 11 (22.92%) Analytics
15 10 (20.83%) Grafana
15 10 (20.83%) Selenium
15 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (20.83%) Node.js
16 9 (18.75%) NoSQL
16 9 (18.75%) Bash Shell
16 9 (18.75%) Microservices

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 (16.67%) nginx
2 7 (14.58%) OpenStack
2 7 (14.58%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.33%) Confluence
4 2 (4.17%) CloudStack
4 2 (4.17%) JBoss
4 2 (4.17%) Tuxedo
4 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.08%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 21 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (16.67%) Google Analytics
4 7 (14.58%) PaaS
5 5 (10.42%) Apigee
5 5 (10.42%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (10.42%) GitHub
5 5 (10.42%) IaaS
6 4 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (8.33%) Amazon S3
6 4 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (4.17%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (4.17%) Route 53
7 2 (4.17%) Slack
7 2 (4.17%) Trello
7 2 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (2.08%) Amazon SageMaker
8 1 (2.08%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) HTTP
1 6 (12.50%) SSL
1 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) MongoDB
2 9 (18.75%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.25%) Redis
5 2 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (4.17%) Data Lake
5 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.17%) Pentaho
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.08%) MySQL
6 1 (2.08%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 27 (56.25%) Jenkins
2 19 (39.58%) Git (software)
3 10 (20.83%) Selenium
4 8 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 8 (16.67%) Gatling
4 8 (16.67%) IntelliJ
5 6 (12.50%) Ant
6 5 (10.42%) JIRA
7 4 (8.33%) Artifactory
8 3 (6.25%) gulp
8 3 (6.25%) Sublime Text
8 3 (6.25%) WebDriver
9 2 (4.17%) Vagrant
9 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio Code
10 1 (2.08%) Appium
10 1 (2.08%) Grunt
10 1 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (2.08%) RSpec
10 1 (2.08%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Games
2 2 (4.17%) Online Betting
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Developer
2 20 (41.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) AWS Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Scala Developer
4 8 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
4 8 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Ruby Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Python Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Azure DevOps
8 2 (4.17%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) DevOps Specialist
8 2 (4.17%) ETL Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Lead Architect
9 1 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) Node.js
2 8 (16.67%) CSS
2 8 (16.67%) Gherkin
2 8 (16.67%) Play Framework
3 6 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (12.50%) Servlets
4 5 (10.42%) JSON
4 5 (10.42%) Kafka
4 5 (10.42%) XML
5 3 (6.25%) HTML
5 3 (6.25%) React
6 2 (4.17%) .NET
6 2 (4.17%) HTML5
6 2 (4.17%) LESS
6 2 (4.17%) Middleware
6 2 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (4.17%) REST
6 2 (4.17%) Sass
6 2 (4.17%) Web Services
6 2 (4.17%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
1 3 (6.25%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (47.92%) Linux
2 11 (22.92%) Windows
3 6 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 4 (8.33%) CentOS
4 4 (8.33%) Unix
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.08%) Android
6 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (58.33%) DevOps
2 23 (47.92%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (43.75%) Configuration Management
4 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (22.92%) Analytics
6 9 (18.75%) Microservices
7 8 (16.67%) Open Source
8 7 (14.58%) Test Automation
9 6 (12.50%) Software Architecture
10 5 (10.42%) Release Management
10 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
11 4 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
12 3 (6.25%) Prototyping
12 3 (6.25%) Software Delivery
13 2 (4.17%) Change Management
13 2 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
13 2 (4.17%) Continuous Deployment
13 2 (4.17%) Data Encryption
13 2 (4.17%) Functional Programming
13 2 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (64.58%) Python
2 26 (54.17%) Java
3 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 15 (31.25%) Go
4 15 (31.25%) Perl
5 12 (25.00%) Groovy
5 12 (25.00%) Scala
6 11 (22.92%) C#
7 9 (18.75%) Bash Shell
8 7 (14.58%) PHP
8 7 (14.58%) Shell Script
8 7 (14.58%) SQL
9 6 (12.50%) Haskell
10 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
11 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
12 1 (2.08%) Apple Swift
12 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (4.17%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.08%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (4.17%) Varnish
2 2 (4.17%) vSphere
2 2 (4.17%) Xen
2 2 (4.17%) XenServer
3 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 31 (64.58%) Puppet
2 18 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (29.17%) Ansible
4 10 (20.83%) Grafana
5 8 (16.67%) Kibana
6 5 (10.42%) CFEngine
6 5 (10.42%) Salt
6 5 (10.42%) Terraform
7 4 (8.33%) Graphite
8 3 (6.25%) Packer
9 2 (4.17%) Cobbler
9 2 (4.17%) Consul
9 2 (4.17%) HAProxy
9 2 (4.17%) Kubernetes
10 1 (2.08%) Mesos
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Google
2 7 (14.58%) Red Hat
3 5 (10.42%) Adobe
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 2 (4.17%) Splunk
4 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.08%) EnterpriseDB