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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
Wales / South Wales
Rank 39 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing Ruby 7 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.52% 2.50% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.50% 5.80% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 5
Median daily rate £425 £325 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £320 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £328 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

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
200 224 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 43.38% 43.16% 50.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 177 186
Median daily rate £418 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.01% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 7
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% +8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.63 £15.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.70 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 - 5 £425 -
Cardiff +3 1 £475 +46.15% 1
Ruby
Wales

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) Scrum
4 6 (66.67%) TDD
4 6 (66.67%) Kanban
4 6 (66.67%) RESTful
4 6 (66.67%) Scala
4 6 (66.67%) Node.js
4 6 (66.67%) API Development
4 6 (66.67%) API Design
4 6 (66.67%) DevOps
5 5 (55.56%) BDD
5 5 (55.56%) JSON
5 5 (55.56%) HTTP
6 4 (44.44%) Swagger
7 3 (33.33%) Go
7 3 (33.33%) Open Source
7 3 (33.33%) PaaS
7 3 (33.33%) Secure Coding
7 3 (33.33%) Linux
7 3 (33.33%) OWASP
7 3 (33.33%) Mac OS
8 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
9 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
9 1 (11.11%) Electronics
9 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
9 1 (11.11%) Finance
9 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
9 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence

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 3 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) HTTP
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 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
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%) Scala Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Node.js
1 6 (66.67%) RESTful
2 5 (55.56%) JSON
3 4 (44.44%) 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%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Scrum
3 6 (66.67%) API Design
3 6 (66.67%) API Development
3 6 (66.67%) DevOps
3 6 (66.67%) Kanban
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
4 5 (55.56%) BDD
5 3 (33.33%) Open Source
5 3 (33.33%) OWASP
5 3 (33.33%) 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%) 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 6 (66.67%) Scala
4 3 (33.33%) Go
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
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