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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.37% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.82% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +11.11%
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
132 110 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 34.74% 38.06% 33.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 83 43
Average daily rate £300 £293 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £268 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £79.25 £15.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+419.67% -39.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £15.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £131.85 £15.25 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 August 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 August 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 8 (80.00%) Python
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (50.00%) OO
4 5 (50.00%) MVC
5 4 (40.00%) PHP
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 4 (40.00%) CentOS
5 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Scala
5 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (40.00%) BDD
5 4 (40.00%) Puppet
5 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (40.00%) Ansible
5 4 (40.00%) DevOps
5 4 (40.00%) HTML5
5 4 (40.00%) CSS3
6 3 (30.00%) QUnit
6 3 (30.00%) Jasmine
6 3 (30.00%) Memcached
6 3 (30.00%) Hudson
6 3 (30.00%) Sass
6 3 (30.00%) IaaS
6 3 (30.00%) Elasticsearch

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (10.00%) nginx
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) IaaS
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) SSH
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (30.00%) QUnit
3 3 (30.00%) Jasmine
3 3 (30.00%) Hudson
3 3 (30.00%) Sinon.JS
4 2 (20.00%) Subversion
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) Trac
5 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (10.00%) RubyMine
5 1 (10.00%) Grunt
5 1 (10.00%) PhantomJS
5 1 (10.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Web Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
1 4 (40.00%) HTML5
1 4 (40.00%) CSS3
2 3 (30.00%) Memcached
2 3 (30.00%) Sass
2 3 (30.00%) Software Packaging
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
2 3 (30.00%) Ajax
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (10.00%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) W3C
3 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) CentOS
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Android
2 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) OO
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (30.00%) OOP
4 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) SOA
6 1 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) PHP
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Scala
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
1 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (40.00%) Ansible
2 3 (30.00%) StatsD
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (10.00%) Google
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