Period
to 21 March 2019

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 21 March 2019 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
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 111 73 52
Rank change year-on-year -38 -21 -11
Contract jobs citing Ruby 46 102 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.46% 3.11% 3.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.30% 6.79% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 76 75
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £330 £363 £374
90th Percentile £575 £538 £675
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% -
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 1,395 1,503 1,276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 44.31% 45.75% 44.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 1,076 898
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £286 £282
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 13
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.39% +110.53% +8.57%
10th Percentile £15.29 £37.50 £11.15
90th Percentile £46.05 £44.00 £32.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.55 £40.00 £20.97
% change year-on-year -48.63% +90.75% +4.85%

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 21 March 2019.

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 21 March 2019. 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 -15 42 £455 +7.06% 15
Brighouse - 1 £263 -
Huddersfield - 1 £300 -
Ruby
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, 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 27 (58.70%) DevOps
2 26 (56.52%) Python
3 24 (52.17%) Linux
4 22 (47.83%) Jenkins
5 18 (39.13%) Java
6 17 (36.96%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (34.78%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (32.61%) Docker
8 15 (32.61%) Puppet
9 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (28.26%) Software Engineering
10 13 (28.26%) Git (software)
11 12 (26.09%) Bash Shell
12 11 (23.91%) Big Data
13 10 (21.74%) Node.js
13 10 (21.74%) Terraform
13 10 (21.74%) Hadoop
13 10 (21.74%) Perl
14 9 (19.57%) Apache Hive
14 9 (19.57%) TDD
14 9 (19.57%) NoSQL
14 9 (19.57%) HBase
14 9 (19.57%) Kafka
14 9 (19.57%) Apache Spark
14 9 (19.57%) Ansible
15 8 (17.39%) Unix
16 7 (15.22%) Tomcat
16 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
16 7 (15.22%) C++

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 9 (19.57%) Apache Spark
2 7 (15.22%) Tomcat
3 5 (10.87%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.52%) Apache
5 2 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (4.35%) Confluence
5 2 (4.35%) nginx
6 1 (2.17%) CloudStack
6 1 (2.17%) JBoss
6 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.17%) Tuxedo
6 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (15.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (13.04%) GitHub
3 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (10.87%) Akamai
5 4 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (8.70%) Amazon S3
6 3 (6.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (6.52%) IaaS
6 3 (6.52%) PaaS
6 3 (6.52%) Route 53
7 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (2.17%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (2.17%) Amazon SageMaker
8 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (2.17%) OpenShift
8 1 (2.17%) SaaS
8 1 (2.17%) Slack
8 1 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) DNS
1 1 (2.17%) Firewall
1 1 (2.17%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) Big Data
2 10 (21.74%) Hadoop
3 9 (19.57%) Apache Hive
3 9 (19.57%) HBase
3 9 (19.57%) NoSQL
4 7 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (10.87%) RDBMS
5 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
6 4 (8.70%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (8.70%) Redis
7 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.17%) Amazon Athena
8 1 (2.17%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (2.17%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (2.17%) Data Lake
8 1 (2.17%) Pentaho
8 1 (2.17%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 22 (47.83%) Jenkins
2 13 (28.26%) Git (software)
3 6 (13.04%) Maven
4 5 (10.87%) Ant
4 5 (10.87%) CMake
4 5 (10.87%) LoadRunner
5 3 (6.52%) JIRA
6 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.35%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.17%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.17%) CircleCI
7 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.17%) git-flow
7 1 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.17%) RSpec
7 1 (2.17%) Selenium
7 1 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.17%) Subversion
7 1 (2.17%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Developer
3 7 (15.22%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Big Data Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Platform Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Ruby Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Performance Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Performance Test Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Performance Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Test Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (6.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Ruby Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Site Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) Node.js
2 9 (19.57%) Kafka
3 6 (13.04%) HTML
4 5 (10.87%) Ajax
4 5 (10.87%) GraphQL
4 5 (10.87%) HTML5
4 5 (10.87%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (10.87%) Web Services
5 4 (8.70%) Java EE
6 3 (6.52%) React
7 2 (4.35%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (4.35%) REST
7 2 (4.35%) Spring
8 1 (2.17%) .NET
8 1 (2.17%) CSS
8 1 (2.17%) Dropwizard
8 1 (2.17%) JAX-RS
8 1 (2.17%) Middleware
8 1 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (2.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Mobile App
2 6 (13.04%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Fintech
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (52.17%) Linux
2 8 (17.39%) Unix
3 6 (13.04%) Android
3 6 (13.04%) Apple iOS
3 6 (13.04%) CentOS
4 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.52%) Windows
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) DevOps
2 17 (36.96%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (28.26%) Software Engineering
5 9 (19.57%) TDD
6 6 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
7 5 (10.87%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.87%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (10.87%) Performance Engineering
7 5 (10.87%) Performance Testing
7 5 (10.87%) SOA
8 4 (8.70%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.52%) Data Science
9 3 (6.52%) Functional Programming
9 3 (6.52%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 3 (6.52%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) Python
2 18 (39.13%) Java
3 12 (26.09%) Bash Shell
4 10 (21.74%) Perl
5 7 (15.22%) C++
5 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.04%) Scala
7 5 (10.87%) Go
7 5 (10.87%) Shell Script
7 5 (10.87%) SQL
8 4 (8.70%) C#
8 4 (8.70%) Korn
9 3 (6.52%) PHP
10 2 (4.35%) HiveQL
10 2 (4.35%) Java 8
10 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.17%) Groovy
11 1 (2.17%) R
11 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
1 2 (4.35%) ISEB
1 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.17%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (32.61%) Docker
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) vSphere
2 1 (2.17%) Xen
2 1 (2.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (34.78%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (32.61%) Puppet
3 10 (21.74%) Terraform
4 9 (19.57%) Ansible
5 5 (10.87%) Kubernetes
6 3 (6.52%) Oozie
6 3 (6.52%) Packer
7 2 (4.35%) Mesos
8 1 (2.17%) Cobbler
8 1 (2.17%) Consul
8 1 (2.17%) Rancher
8 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Micro Focus
2 4 (8.70%) Google
2 4 (8.70%) MapR
2 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.35%) EMC
3 2 (4.35%) EnterpriseDB
3 2 (4.35%) NetApp
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) TOWER Software
4 1 (2.17%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.17%) VMware