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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 51 72 39
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -33
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.38% 0.44% 3.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% 0.88% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 16
Median daily rate £463 £375 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £395 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £389
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -88.73%
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
208 342 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 39.77% 50.00% 39.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 261 174
Median daily rate £415 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £16.00 £145.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+243.75% -88.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 27 September 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 - 1 £500 - 1
Ruby
Wales

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) C
3 4 (66.67%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 4 (66.67%) PHP
3 4 (66.67%) CISSP
3 4 (66.67%) CISA
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) Information Security
3 4 (66.67%) CEH
3 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless Security
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 4 (66.67%) OSCP
3 4 (66.67%) CREST Certified
4 3 (50.00%) CHECK Team Leader
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
6 1 (16.67%) Akka
6 1 (16.67%) Play Framework
6 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (16.67%) Scala
6 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (16.67%) Open Source
6 1 (16.67%) Confluence

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 (16.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Wireless
1 4 (66.67%) Wireless Security
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Scala Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Akka
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) Play Framework
1 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) CESG
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
1 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) C
3 4 (66.67%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 4 (66.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CEH
1 4 (66.67%) CISA
1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
1 4 (66.67%) CREST Certified
1 4 (66.67%) OSCP
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP