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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 53 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.44% 0.68% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.03% 1.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate £325 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-47.18% +425.92%
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
198 143 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 47.37% 48.31% 35.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 106 68
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £110.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -79.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
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 13 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) OO
2 11 (91.67%) TDD
3 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (66.67%) Web Services
4 8 (66.67%) MVC
4 8 (66.67%) RESTful
4 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (66.67%) Cucumber
5 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
5 7 (58.33%) Subversion
5 7 (58.33%) Java
5 7 (58.33%) SOA
6 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (50.00%) PHP
6 6 (50.00%) SQL
6 6 (50.00%) Python
6 6 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (50.00%) Hudson
6 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (41.67%) RequireJS
7 5 (41.67%) Sinon.JS
7 5 (41.67%) QUnit
7 5 (41.67%) Jasmine
7 5 (41.67%) Apache Solr
7 5 (41.67%) Ajax
7 5 (41.67%) jQuery
7 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (33.33%) Degree
8 4 (33.33%) Computer Science

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (41.67%) Apache Solr
2 4 (33.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (58.33%) Subversion
3 6 (50.00%) Hudson
3 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (41.67%) Jasmine
4 5 (41.67%) QUnit
4 5 (41.67%) Sinon.JS
5 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 2 (16.67%) Trac
General
1 3 (25.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Python Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Ruby Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) RESTful
1 8 (66.67%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) Ajax
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
2 5 (41.67%) RequireJS
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) PostGIS
5 2 (16.67%) CSS3
5 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5
6 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
6 1 (8.33%) REST
6 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (8.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) OO
2 11 (91.67%) TDD
3 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (66.67%) MVC
5 7 (58.33%) SOA
6 6 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (33.33%) Analytics
8 4 (33.33%) BDD
9 3 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (8.33%) OOP
10 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) PHP
2 6 (50.00%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree