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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 62 49 42
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs citing Ruby 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.08% 1.00% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.38% 2.14% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Average daily rate £325 £308 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% +17.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-47.18% +425.92%
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
252 234 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 45.24% 46.89% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 167 94
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 6
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.43 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £22.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -14 6 £325 -23.52%
Ruby
Wales

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby.

1 13 (92.86%) OO
1 13 (92.86%) TDD
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
3 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
3 9 (64.29%) RESTful
3 9 (64.29%) MVC
4 8 (57.14%) Subversion
4 8 (57.14%) Java
4 8 (57.14%) Web Services
4 8 (57.14%) Cucumber
5 7 (50.00%) Hudson
5 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (50.00%) PHP
5 7 (50.00%) SQL
5 7 (50.00%) Python
5 7 (50.00%) SOA
5 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (42.86%) Sinon.JS
6 6 (42.86%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (42.86%) RequireJS
6 6 (42.86%) QUnit
6 6 (42.86%) Jasmine
6 6 (42.86%) BDD
6 6 (42.86%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (42.86%) jQuery
6 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (42.86%) Ajax
7 5 (35.71%) Apache Solr
7 5 (35.71%) Node.js

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) Apache Solr
1 5 (35.71%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) GitHub
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Internet
2 3 (21.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
2 8 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 8 (57.14%) Subversion
3 7 (50.00%) Hudson
3 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (42.86%) Jasmine
4 6 (42.86%) QUnit
4 6 (42.86%) Sinon.JS
5 4 (28.57%) JIRA
6 3 (21.43%) Trac
General
1 3 (21.43%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Java Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Java Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Python Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Python Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Ruby Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) RESTful
2 8 (57.14%) Web Services
3 6 (42.86%) Ajax
3 6 (42.86%) jQuery
3 6 (42.86%) RequireJS
4 5 (35.71%) CSS
4 5 (35.71%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) CSS3
5 3 (21.43%) HTML5
5 3 (21.43%) PostGIS
6 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
6 2 (14.29%) REST
7 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
7 1 (7.14%) Java EE
7 1 (7.14%) JSP
7 1 (7.14%) Servlets
7 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) OO
1 13 (92.86%) TDD
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) MVC
3 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
4 7 (50.00%) SOA
5 6 (42.86%) BDD
5 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (42.86%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (28.57%) Analytics
7 3 (21.43%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (14.29%) OOP
9 1 (7.14%) API Design
9 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) PHP
2 7 (50.00%) Python
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Go
3 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle