The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 33 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.36% 3.04% 1.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.93% 6.06% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 5
Median daily rate £475 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

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
107 198 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 38.35% 50.13% 53.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 162 127
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £238 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% +8.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 22 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Go
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) API Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Design
1 1 (100.00%) Swagger
1 1 (100.00%) Secure Coding

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Swagger
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Design
1 1 (100.00%) API Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Secure Coding
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Go
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Scala