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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 67 50 51
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing Ruby 6 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.90% 1.44% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.95% 3.16% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 3
Average daily rate £325 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £260 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £528 £480
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
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
308 316 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 46.25% 45.53% 34.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 195 120
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 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 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 £12.70 £17.43 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.70 £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 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 14 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
South Wales -14 6 £325 +5.69% 1
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (82.35%) TDD
2 13 (76.47%) OO
3 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
4 10 (58.82%) Python
5 9 (52.94%) Java
5 9 (52.94%) Web Services
5 9 (52.94%) MVC
5 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
5 9 (52.94%) Subversion
5 9 (52.94%) RESTful
5 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
6 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
6 8 (47.06%) Hudson
6 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
6 8 (47.06%) PHP
6 8 (47.06%) SQL
7 7 (41.18%) SOA
7 7 (41.18%) BDD
7 7 (41.18%) jQuery
7 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (41.18%) Jasmine
8 6 (35.29%) Node.js
8 6 (35.29%) Sinon.JS
8 6 (35.29%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (35.29%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (35.29%) HTML
8 6 (35.29%) Ajax
8 6 (35.29%) RequireJS
8 6 (35.29%) QUnit

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (35.29%) Node.js
2 5 (29.41%) Apache Solr
3 2 (11.76%) Apache
3 2 (11.76%) nginx
4 1 (5.88%) Confluence
4 1 (5.88%) JBoss
4 1 (5.88%) Jetty
4 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) GitHub
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Internet
2 3 (17.65%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) DMZ
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
2 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
2 9 (52.94%) Subversion
3 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
3 8 (47.06%) Hudson
4 7 (41.18%) Jasmine
5 6 (35.29%) QUnit
5 6 (35.29%) Sinon.JS
6 5 (29.41%) JIRA
7 3 (17.65%) Trac
8 1 (5.88%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (5.88%) Artifactory
8 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (5.88%) Gradle
8 1 (5.88%) Maven
8 1 (5.88%) PhantomJS
8 1 (5.88%) Selenium
8 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
8 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (17.65%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Java Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Java Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Developer
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Python Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Ruby Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) RESTful
1 9 (52.94%) Web Services
2 7 (41.18%) jQuery
3 6 (35.29%) Ajax
3 6 (35.29%) HTML
3 6 (35.29%) RequireJS
4 5 (29.41%) CSS
5 3 (17.65%) CSS3
5 3 (17.65%) HTML5
5 3 (17.65%) PostGIS
6 2 (11.76%) Gherkin
6 2 (11.76%) Java EE
6 2 (11.76%) REST
7 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
7 1 (5.88%) JSP
7 1 (5.88%) LAMP
7 1 (5.88%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (5.88%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (5.88%) Servlets
7 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
3 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.88%) Tandem
4 1 (5.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) CentOS
2 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
2 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
2 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) TDD
2 13 (76.47%) OO
3 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (52.94%) MVC
4 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
5 7 (41.18%) BDD
5 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (41.18%) SOA
6 6 (35.29%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (23.53%) Analytics
8 3 (17.65%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (11.76%) DevOps
9 2 (11.76%) OOP
9 2 (11.76%) Scrum
10 1 (5.88%) API Design
10 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (5.88%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Python
2 9 (52.94%) Java
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 8 (47.06%) PHP
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) Go
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
1 1 (5.88%) vCloud
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
2 2 (11.76%) Ansible
2 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.88%) HAProxy
3 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.88%) Nagios
3 1 (5.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Rally
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) Sun