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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 58 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 12 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.55% 1.20% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.45% 3.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.50 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-21.83% +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
348 299 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 44.85% 39.81% 34.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 200 89
Average daily rate £350 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £26.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +54.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £25.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £34.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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
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 6 May 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 +4 6 £350 -6.66% 1
West Wales +7 2 £425 +21.42%
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) Linux
3 10 (47.62%) DevOps
4 9 (42.86%) Python
5 8 (38.10%) Perl
5 8 (38.10%) PHP
6 6 (28.57%) MySQL
6 6 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (28.57%) Puppet
6 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
7 5 (23.81%) Analytics
7 5 (23.81%) Hadoop
7 5 (23.81%) Java
7 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
8 4 (19.05%) XML
8 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
8 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
8 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (19.05%) GitHub
9 3 (14.29%) Shopify
9 3 (14.29%) MapReduce
9 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (14.29%) Magento
9 3 (14.29%) XMLUnit
9 3 (14.29%) HTML5
9 3 (14.29%) BDD
9 3 (14.29%) MongoDB

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 2 (9.52%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Zope
2 1 (4.76%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Magento
1 3 (14.29%) Shopify
2 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (19.05%) GitHub
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.76%) PaaS
3 1 (4.76%) IaaS
3 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) MySQL
1 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 5 (23.81%) Hadoop
3 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.76%) Redis
4 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) XMLUnit
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) RSpec
General
1 2 (9.52%) Electronics
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
1 2 (9.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 3 (14.29%) PHP Magento Developer
4 3 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Magento Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (19.05%) XML
3 3 (14.29%) HTML
3 3 (14.29%) HTML5
3 3 (14.29%) LAMP
4 1 (4.76%) Catalyst
4 1 (4.76%) Django
4 1 (4.76%) Mason
4 1 (4.76%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) CPAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) DTV
1 2 (9.52%) Digital Media
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) UNIX
2 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Fedora
3 2 (9.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) DevOps
3 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
4 5 (23.81%) Analytics
5 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
6 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 3 (14.29%) BDD
6 3 (14.29%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) OO
6 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 3 (14.29%) MapReduce
7 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
7 2 (9.52%) Video Analytics
7 2 (9.52%) Kanban
7 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Python
2 8 (38.10%) Perl
2 8 (38.10%) PHP
3 5 (23.81%) Java
4 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.52%) C
6 1 (4.76%) C#
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.76%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Puppet
2 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) Ansible
3 1 (4.76%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 3 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) Zend