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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 48 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 27 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.14% 0.62% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.82% 1.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +77.50%
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
396 317 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 46.10% 39.14% 27.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 214 91
Average daily rate £350 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £264 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.14% -13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £14.55 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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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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
South Wales - 8 £350 - 2
West Wales +10 7 £438 +25.00% 2
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) Linux
3 15 (45.45%) Python
4 13 (39.39%) Ruby on Rails
5 12 (36.36%) GitHub
5 12 (36.36%) DevOps
6 11 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 11 (33.33%) Puppet
7 8 (24.24%) Ansible
7 8 (24.24%) Perl
7 8 (24.24%) MySQL
8 7 (21.21%) Apache
8 7 (21.21%) nginx
9 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (18.18%) VMware
9 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
10 5 (15.15%) Java
10 5 (15.15%) Hadoop
10 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
11 4 (12.12%) Analytics
11 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
11 4 (12.12%) Scrum
11 4 (12.12%) LAMP
11 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
11 4 (12.12%) PHP
11 4 (12.12%) Oracle
11 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
12 3 (9.09%) CSS

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 7 (21.21%) Apache
1 7 (21.21%) nginx
2 1 (3.03%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (36.36%) GitHub
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.03%) PaaS
4 1 (3.03%) IaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) MySQL
2 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
2 5 (15.15%) Hadoop
3 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.03%) Redis
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.06%) Maven
3 1 (3.03%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) RSpec
3 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.03%) JMeter
General
1 2 (6.06%) Electronics
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
1 2 (6.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Developer
2 13 (39.39%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 10 (30.30%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Linux Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) UNIX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (12.12%) LAMP
3 3 (9.09%) HTML
3 3 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) Flash
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) CSS3
4 1 (3.03%) Backbone.js
4 1 (3.03%) Sass
4 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.03%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (3.03%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) DTV
1 2 (6.06%) Digital Media
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) W3C
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) CentOS
2 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (9.09%) UNIX
3 2 (6.06%) Fedora
4 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) DevOps
3 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.12%) Scrum
4 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
4 4 (12.12%) Analytics
5 3 (9.09%) MapReduce
6 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (6.06%) Video Analytics
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) TDD
6 2 (6.06%) Kanban
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.06%) OO
7 1 (3.03%) ERP
7 1 (3.03%) MVC
7 1 (3.03%) Web Design
7 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) Python
2 11 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 8 (24.24%) Perl
4 5 (15.15%) Java
5 4 (12.12%) PHP
6 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.06%) Scala
8 1 (3.03%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) Puppet
2 8 (24.24%) Ansible
3 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (9.09%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.03%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) VMware
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.06%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) Google
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