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 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 62 57 60
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.40% 1.21% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.69% 2.36% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Median daily rate £575 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £358
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 £55.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-58.10% -21.83%
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
289 254 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 58.38% 51.31% 34.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 188 133
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £447 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

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

1 6 (75.00%) OO
1 6 (75.00%) TDD
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
2 5 (62.50%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) PHP
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Multimedia
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) SOA
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (37.50%) Sinon.JS
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) RequireJS
4 3 (37.50%) Hudson
4 3 (37.50%) Node.js
4 3 (37.50%) QUnit
4 3 (37.50%) Jasmine
4 3 (37.50%) Analytics
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (37.50%) Ajax
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) RESTful
4 3 (37.50%) Apache Solr
4 3 (37.50%) Inversion of Control

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 3 (37.50%) Apache Solr
1 3 (37.50%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless Security
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
1 3 (37.50%) Hudson
1 3 (37.50%) Jasmine
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) QUnit
1 3 (37.50%) Sinon.JS
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (37.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Ajax
1 3 (37.50%) jQuery
1 3 (37.50%) RequireJS
1 3 (37.50%) RESTful
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) PostGIS
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (37.50%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) CESG
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) OO
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) PHP
1 5 (62.50%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CEH
1 2 (25.00%) CISA
1 2 (25.00%) CISSP
1 2 (25.00%) CREST Certified
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) OSCP
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CHECK Team Leader
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