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 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank - 29 49
Contract jobs citing Ruby 0 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 2.91% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 5.56% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 3
Median daily rate - £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-77.50% -43.66%
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
188 144 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 62.88% 52.36% 38.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 108 111
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £203 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £437 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.38 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -40.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £15.08 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.78 £17.50 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Solr
1 3 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) PostGIS

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Java Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) PostGIS
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree