The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 61 47 42
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing Ruby 9 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.32% 0.79% 1.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.72% 2.41% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 8
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£450 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £13.50 £150.00
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -91.00%
Ruby
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
331 166 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 48.39% 32.87% 36.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 113 93
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £277 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 14
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +195.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
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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
South Wales -10 5 £308 +17.14% 1
West Wales -5 3 £538 +19.44% 1
North Wales - - - - 1
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 22 (70.97%) Python
1 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (51.61%) PHP
3 14 (45.16%) Linux
3 14 (45.16%) DevOps
4 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (35.48%) HTML
6 10 (32.26%) OO
6 10 (32.26%) HTML5
6 10 (32.26%) BDD
7 9 (29.03%) Puppet
7 9 (29.03%) Java
7 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
7 9 (29.03%) Configuration Management
7 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
8 8 (25.81%) MVC
8 8 (25.81%) Open Source
8 8 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
9 7 (22.58%) CentOS
9 7 (22.58%) CSS
9 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
9 7 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (22.58%) CSS3
10 6 (19.35%) Perl
10 6 (19.35%) Scala
10 6 (19.35%) MongoDB
11 5 (16.13%) jQuery
11 5 (16.13%) TDD
11 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 4 (12.90%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.23%) nginx
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) FileNet
3 1 (3.23%) Zope
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Magento
1 3 (9.68%) Shopify
2 2 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) IaaS
2 4 (12.90%) SaaS
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (6.45%) Amazon S3
4 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) SSH
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) SSL
2 1 (3.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) MongoDB
2 5 (16.13%) MySQL
2 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.68%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
2 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.90%) Sinon.JS
3 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.90%) QUnit
3 4 (12.90%) Jasmine
3 4 (12.90%) Subversion
3 4 (12.90%) Hudson
4 3 (9.68%) XMLUnit
4 3 (9.68%) JIRA
4 3 (9.68%) Trac
5 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.23%) RSpec
5 1 (3.23%) Selenium
5 1 (3.23%) JMeter
5 1 (3.23%) JUnit
5 1 (3.23%) RubyMine
5 1 (3.23%) Grunt
5 1 (3.23%) PhantomJS
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.45%) Electronics
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Senior Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Web Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (9.68%) PHP Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) PHP Magento Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Magento Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Ruby Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Java Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Performance Test Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Performance Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) HTML
2 10 (32.26%) HTML5
3 7 (22.58%) CSS
3 7 (22.58%) CSS3
4 5 (16.13%) jQuery
4 5 (16.13%) Ajax
4 5 (16.13%) XML
5 4 (12.90%) Sass
5 4 (12.90%) Software Packaging
5 4 (12.90%) Memcached
6 3 (9.68%) Web Services
7 2 (6.45%) Gherkin
7 2 (6.45%) RESTful
8 1 (3.23%) REST
8 1 (3.23%) Java SE
8 1 (3.23%) Django
8 1 (3.23%) Mason
8 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (3.23%) Spring
8 1 (3.23%) CPAN
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Open Source
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) W3C
3 2 (6.45%) DTV
4 1 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Linux
2 8 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (22.58%) CentOS
4 5 (16.13%) UNIX
5 2 (6.45%) Fedora
5 2 (6.45%) Android
5 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) DevOps
3 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (32.26%) OO
4 10 (32.26%) BDD
5 9 (29.03%) Configuration Management
6 8 (25.81%) MVC
7 5 (16.13%) TDD
7 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
8 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (12.90%) Analytics
8 4 (12.90%) OOP
8 4 (12.90%) SOA
9 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
9 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
9 3 (9.68%) Scrum
10 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.45%) MapReduce
10 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) Python
2 16 (51.61%) PHP
3 9 (29.03%) Java
3 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 6 (19.35%) Perl
4 6 (19.35%) Scala
5 2 (6.45%) SQL
5 2 (6.45%) C
5 2 (6.45%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.23%) Clojure
6 1 (3.23%) Groovy
6 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Puppet
2 7 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (16.13%) Ansible
4 4 (12.90%) StatsD
4 4 (12.90%) Graphite
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.45%) SAP
2 2 (6.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Zend
3 1 (3.23%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) Rackspace
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