The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
England / Yorkshire
Rank 37 49 63
Rank change year-on-year +12 +14  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 106 103 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.91% 3.63% 2.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.17% 8.75% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 96 51
Median daily rate £481 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.31% +31.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £310 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 949 1177 1085
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 43.94% 41.46% 41.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 806 707
Median daily rate £400 £385 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +14.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 15
Median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.76% -18.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ruby in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Yorkshire

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in Yorkshire

Ruby
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ruby in Yorkshire

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
West Yorkshire -6 57 £500 +11.11% 27
South Yorkshire +23 47 £475 +5.55% 6
North Yorkshire - 2 £500 - 3
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 135 (75.84%) Python
2 129 (72.47%) Linux
3 114 (64.04%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (52.81%) HTML
5 92 (51.69%) Java
6 79 (44.38%) CSS
7 77 (43.26%) DevOps
8 76 (42.70%) Configuration Management
8 76 (42.70%) Git (software)
9 70 (39.33%) Puppet
10 68 (38.20%) Continuous Integration
11 64 (35.96%) HTTP
12 62 (34.83%) Scala
13 58 (32.58%) Jenkins
14 56 (31.46%) Opscode Chef
15 55 (30.90%) Open Source
16 53 (29.78%) Web Development
17 52 (29.21%) Unix
18 50 (28.09%) HTML5
19 49 (27.53%) Relational Database
20 48 (26.97%) JavaScript
21 47 (26.40%) TDD
22 42 (23.60%) Web Design
22 42 (23.60%) MongoDB
22 42 (23.60%) Responsive Web Design
22 42 (23.60%) JSON
23 41 (23.03%) Django
24 40 (22.47%) Mac OS X
25 38 (21.35%) Spring
26 37 (20.79%) JIRA

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in 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 27 (15.17%) Confluence
2 13 (7.30%) OpenStack
3 5 (2.81%) CloudStack
4 2 (1.12%) nginx
4 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.56%) Apache
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.56%) CMS
5 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.56%) JBoss
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.17%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.18%) GitHub
3 7 (3.93%) IaaS
3 7 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.25%) Loggly
5 4 (2.25%) Sumo Logic
6 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.56%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.56%) Office 365
7 1 (0.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 64 (35.96%) HTTP
2 24 (13.48%) TCP/IP
3 13 (7.30%) SSL
4 7 (3.93%) Firewall
5 1 (0.56%) DNS
5 1 (0.56%) Internet
5 1 (0.56%) NAS
5 1 (0.56%) Network Security
5 1 (0.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (27.53%) Relational Database
2 42 (23.60%) MongoDB
3 27 (15.17%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (13.48%) NoSQL
5 20 (11.24%) MySQL
6 11 (6.18%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (4.49%) Redis
8 3 (1.69%) Riak
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.56%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.56%) HBase
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 76 (42.70%) Git (software)
2 58 (32.58%) Jenkins
3 37 (20.79%) JIRA
4 31 (17.42%) Subversion
5 22 (12.36%) Cucumber
6 21 (11.80%) Selenium
7 14 (7.87%) JUnit
8 9 (5.06%) Maven
9 7 (3.93%) Calabash
10 6 (3.37%) Bitbucket
11 4 (2.25%) Capybara
11 4 (2.25%) GoCD
11 4 (2.25%) Grunt
11 4 (2.25%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (2.25%) Vagrant
12 3 (1.69%) Artifactory
12 3 (1.69%) Fiddler
13 2 (1.12%) Eclipse
13 2 (1.12%) Hudson
13 2 (1.12%) jMock
General
1 6 (3.37%) Finance
2 4 (2.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.12%) Electronics
3 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.12%) Marketing
4 1 (0.56%) Banking
4 1 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 86 (48.31%) Developer
2 46 (25.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 40 (22.47%) Java Developer
4 24 (13.48%) Scala Developer
5 21 (11.80%) Architect
6 15 (8.43%) Technical Architect
7 10 (5.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 10 (5.62%) WebOps Engineer
8 8 (4.49%) Java Scala Developer
8 8 (4.49%) Ruby Developer
9 7 (3.93%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (3.37%) Lead Architect
11 5 (2.81%) HTML Developer
11 5 (2.81%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (2.81%) Python Developer
12 4 (2.25%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
12 4 (2.25%) Developer in Test
12 4 (2.25%) Java Architect
12 4 (2.25%) Java Technical Architect
12 4 (2.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (52.81%) HTML
2 79 (44.38%) CSS
3 50 (28.09%) HTML5
4 42 (23.60%) JSON
5 41 (23.03%) Django
6 38 (21.35%) Spring
7 35 (19.66%) Play Framework
8 34 (19.10%) RESTful
9 33 (18.54%) CSS3
10 32 (17.98%) REST
11 29 (16.29%) Ruby on Rails
12 27 (15.17%) Web Services
13 25 (14.04%) Ajax
14 18 (10.11%) Guice
14 18 (10.11%) Spring MVC
15 14 (7.87%) Node.js
16 6 (3.37%) AngularJS
16 6 (3.37%) jQuery
17 5 (2.81%) Apache Camel
18 4 (2.25%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.62%) User Experience
2 8 (4.49%) Driving Licence
3 7 (3.93%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.93%) Social Media
4 5 (2.81%) Tandem
5 3 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.69%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.12%) Blog
7 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) Replication
7 1 (0.56%) STB
Operating Systems
1 129 (72.47%) Linux
2 52 (29.21%) Unix
3 40 (22.47%) Mac OS X
4 11 (6.18%) CoreOS
5 6 (3.37%) RancherOS
6 5 (2.81%) Android
6 5 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.81%) Windows
7 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.69%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.56%) CentOS
8 1 (0.56%) VMS
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (64.04%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (43.26%) DevOps
3 76 (42.70%) Configuration Management
4 68 (38.20%) Continuous Integration
5 55 (30.90%) Open Source
6 53 (29.78%) Web Development
7 47 (26.40%) TDD
8 42 (23.60%) Responsive Web Design
8 42 (23.60%) Web Design
9 31 (17.42%) Scrum
10 26 (14.61%) Visualisation
11 25 (14.04%) Continuous Delivery
11 25 (14.04%) Mentoring
12 23 (12.92%) Automated Testing
13 20 (11.24%) MVC
14 17 (9.55%) Continuous Deployment
14 17 (9.55%) Line Management
15 15 (8.43%) Kanban
16 13 (7.30%) Rapid Prototyping
16 13 (7.30%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 135 (75.84%) Python
2 92 (51.69%) Java
3 62 (34.83%) Scala
4 48 (26.97%) JavaScript
5 27 (15.17%) Bash Shell
6 23 (12.92%) Go
7 21 (11.80%) C#
8 10 (5.62%) SQL
9 9 (5.06%) C++
10 7 (3.93%) PHP
11 5 (2.81%) Perl
12 4 (2.25%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.69%) Apple Swift
14 2 (1.12%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.56%) ECMAScript
15 1 (0.56%) Groovy
15 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (9.55%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.93%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.81%) BC Cleared
4 4 (2.25%) Degree
5 1 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.81%) QA
2 4 (2.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.69%) SDET
System Software
1 28 (15.73%) Docker
2 11 (6.18%) etcd
2 11 (6.18%) flannel
3 5 (2.81%) vSphere
3 5 (2.81%) XenServer
4 4 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (2.25%) Xen
5 2 (1.12%) Ceph
5 2 (1.12%) GlusterFS
5 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.56%) HDFS
6 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.56%) KVM
6 1 (0.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 70 (39.33%) Puppet
2 56 (31.46%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (17.42%) Ansible
4 24 (13.48%) Salt
5 14 (7.87%) Kubernetes
6 11 (6.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 11 (6.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 8 (4.49%) Mesos
8 6 (3.37%) Consul
8 6 (3.37%) Docker Swarm
8 6 (3.37%) Marathon
8 6 (3.37%) Rancher
9 5 (2.81%) rkt
10 4 (2.25%) Nagios
10 4 (2.25%) ZABBIX
11 2 (1.12%) Cobbler
11 2 (1.12%) Graphite
11 2 (1.12%) HAProxy
11 2 (1.12%) logstash
11 2 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (13.48%) Google
2 10 (5.62%) Oracle
3 7 (3.93%) Red Hat
3 7 (3.93%) VMware
4 6 (3.37%) Splunk
5 5 (2.81%) Rackspace
6 4 (2.25%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.25%) New Relic
6 4 (2.25%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.12%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.12%) SAP
8 1 (0.56%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.56%) IBM
8 1 (0.56%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.56%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.56%) Zend
Leeds
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Market Rates +
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
York
Piksel
Rate: Highly Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago