The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.42% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+8.62% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +21.21%
Ruby
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
141 110 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 37.11% 40.00% 29.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 83 39
Average daily rate £325 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £145.00 £18.97 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+664.36% -24.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby across the Cardiff region.

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby.

1 11 (84.62%) Python
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
3 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
4 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (53.85%) OO
4 7 (53.85%) MVC
5 6 (46.15%) PHP
5 6 (46.15%) HTML
5 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 6 (46.15%) CSS
5 6 (46.15%) HTML5
5 6 (46.15%) CSS3
6 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (38.46%) Ansible
6 5 (38.46%) DevOps
6 5 (38.46%) Linux
6 5 (38.46%) jQuery
6 5 (38.46%) Ajax
6 5 (38.46%) CentOS
6 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (38.46%) Scala
6 5 (38.46%) BDD
6 5 (38.46%) Puppet
7 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
7 4 (30.77%) Open Source
7 4 (30.77%) Software Packaging
7 4 (30.77%) SaaS
7 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
7 4 (30.77%) Red Hat

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) nginx
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) SaaS
1 4 (30.77%) IaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) SSH
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
1 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
2 4 (30.77%) Sinon.JS
2 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
2 4 (30.77%) Hudson
2 4 (30.77%) QUnit
2 4 (30.77%) Jasmine
3 3 (23.08%) Subversion
3 3 (23.08%) JIRA
3 3 (23.08%) Trac
4 1 (7.69%) RubyMine
4 1 (7.69%) Grunt
4 1 (7.69%) PhantomJS
4 1 (7.69%) JMeter
4 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Web Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Web Developer
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) CSS
1 6 (46.15%) HTML5
1 6 (46.15%) CSS3
2 5 (38.46%) jQuery
2 5 (38.46%) Ajax
3 4 (30.77%) Software Packaging
3 4 (30.77%) Memcached
3 4 (30.77%) Sass
4 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
4 2 (15.38%) RESTful
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) PostGIS
5 1 (7.69%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Open Source
2 2 (15.38%) W3C
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) CentOS
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 2 (15.38%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) OO
2 7 (53.85%) MVC
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (38.46%) BDD
3 5 (38.46%) DevOps
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (30.77%) OOP
4 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) SOA
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.69%) Coaching
7 1 (7.69%) Analytics
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) PHP
3 5 (38.46%) Scala
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
1 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (38.46%) Ansible
2 4 (30.77%) StatsD
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Rackspace