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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 34 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.30% 0.83% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.69% 2.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +77.50%
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
128 142 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 49.04% 39.44% 32.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 100 38
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £242 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £28.88 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.55% -17.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 27 April 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) Perl
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
1 6 (75.00%) Python
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 5 (62.50%) Analytics
2 5 (62.50%) Hadoop
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) MapReduce
5 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
5 2 (25.00%) Video Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) LAMP
5 2 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) Catalyst
6 1 (12.50%) User Experience
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) C
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) Zope
6 1 (12.50%) Apache
6 1 (12.50%) ERP
6 1 (12.50%) SOA

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Zope
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
1 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (62.50%) Hadoop
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) LAMP
1 2 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (12.50%) Django
2 1 (12.50%) Mason
2 1 (12.50%) Catalyst
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) CPAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Analytics
1 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) MapReduce
4 2 (25.00%) Video Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Perl
1 6 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Groovy
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Zend