The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 58 61 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing Ruby 7 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.10% 1.86% 2.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.33% 3.30% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 12
Median daily rate £425 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £320 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £351 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -43.66%
Ruby
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 South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
301 333 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 47.48% 56.25% 51.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 273 204
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.26% +22.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby across the South Wales region.

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the South Wales region.

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport - 4 £463 -
Cardiff +10 1 £475 +46.15% 1
Ruby
Wales

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Python
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (66.67%) Scrum
5 5 (55.56%) TDD
5 5 (55.56%) Kanban
5 5 (55.56%) RESTful
5 5 (55.56%) Scala
5 5 (55.56%) Node.js
5 5 (55.56%) API Development
5 5 (55.56%) API Design
5 5 (55.56%) DevOps
6 4 (44.44%) BDD
6 4 (44.44%) JSON
6 4 (44.44%) HTTP
7 3 (33.33%) Go
7 3 (33.33%) Open Source
7 3 (33.33%) Swagger
8 2 (22.22%) Secure Coding
8 2 (22.22%) PaaS
8 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
8 2 (22.22%) OWASP
8 2 (22.22%) Mac OS
8 2 (22.22%) Linux
9 1 (11.11%) C
9 1 (11.11%) C++
9 1 (11.11%) Information Security
9 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
9 1 (11.11%) CISA
9 1 (11.11%) Firewall

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) PaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Scala Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Node.js
1 5 (55.56%) RESTful
2 4 (44.44%) JSON
3 3 (33.33%) Swagger
4 1 (11.11%) Akka
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE
4 1 (11.11%) Play Framework
4 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) API Design
3 5 (55.56%) API Development
3 5 (55.56%) DevOps
3 5 (55.56%) Kanban
3 5 (55.56%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) BDD
5 3 (33.33%) Open Source
6 2 (22.22%) OWASP
6 2 (22.22%) Secure Coding
6 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
7 1 (11.11%) Information Security
7 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
7 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Python
3 5 (55.56%) Scala
4 3 (33.33%) Go
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CEH
1 1 (11.11%) CHECK Team Leader
1 1 (11.11%) CISA
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
1 1 (11.11%) CREST Certified
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) OSCP
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) SAP