The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
UK / Wales
Rank 55 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing Ruby 10 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.59% 2.18% 1.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.46% 4.92% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 10
Median daily rate £425 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £320 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £328 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

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
289 264 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 45.87% 44.22% 48.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 201 199
Median daily rate £423 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £425 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Median hourly rate £19.50 £27.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.44% +21.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £23.92 £15.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +5 7 £425 +30.76% 1
West Wales - 2 £400 -
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Java
3 9 (69.23%) Python
3 9 (69.23%) Scrum
4 8 (61.54%) DevOps
5 7 (53.85%) TDD
5 7 (53.85%) RESTful
5 7 (53.85%) Scala
5 7 (53.85%) Node.js
6 6 (46.15%) Kanban
6 6 (46.15%) API Development
6 6 (46.15%) API Design
7 5 (38.46%) JSON
7 5 (38.46%) BDD
7 5 (38.46%) HTTP
8 4 (30.77%) Linux
8 4 (30.77%) Go
8 4 (30.77%) Swagger
9 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
9 3 (23.08%) Secure Coding
9 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
9 3 (23.08%) Open Source
9 3 (23.08%) PaaS
9 3 (23.08%) OWASP
9 3 (23.08%) Mac OS
10 2 (15.38%) Selenium
10 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (15.38%) Test Management
10 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (15.38%) Test Automation

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) PaaS
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MariaDB
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
2 2 (15.38%) Capybara
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) JUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Scala Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Node.js
1 7 (53.85%) RESTful
2 5 (38.46%) JSON
3 4 (30.77%) Swagger
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (7.69%) Akka
5 1 (7.69%) J2EE
5 1 (7.69%) Play Framework
5 1 (7.69%) REST
5 1 (7.69%) SOAP
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Blog
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Scrum
3 8 (61.54%) DevOps
4 7 (53.85%) TDD
5 6 (46.15%) API Design
5 6 (46.15%) API Development
5 6 (46.15%) Kanban
6 5 (38.46%) BDD
7 3 (23.08%) Open Source
7 3 (23.08%) OWASP
7 3 (23.08%) Secure Coding
7 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (15.38%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 2 (15.38%) Test Management
8 2 (15.38%) User Stories
9 1 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
9 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) Python
3 7 (53.85%) Scala
4 4 (30.77%) Go
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
1 1 (7.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) HP
1 1 (7.69%) SAP
1 1 (7.69%) VMware