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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 23 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.95% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +21.21%
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
321 186 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 41.21% 34.00% 32.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 133 100
Average daily rate £338 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 11
Average hourly rate £21.80 £13.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.48% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.08 £16.45 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 - 18 £325 - 5
West Wales - 5 £488 - 1
North Wales - - - - 1
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (60.71%) Python
3 14 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (46.43%) Puppet
4 13 (46.43%) Configuration Management
4 13 (46.43%) PHP
4 13 (46.43%) Linux
5 12 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (39.29%) DevOps
7 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
7 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
8 9 (32.14%) MongoDB
8 9 (32.14%) HTML
9 8 (28.57%) IaaS
9 8 (28.57%) Java
9 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 8 (28.57%) CSS
9 8 (28.57%) MVC
9 8 (28.57%) HTML5
9 8 (28.57%) CSS3
10 7 (25.00%) Hudson
10 7 (25.00%) TDD
10 7 (25.00%) Web Services
10 7 (25.00%) OO
11 6 (21.43%) SOA
11 6 (21.43%) BDD
11 6 (21.43%) Scala
11 6 (21.43%) Open Source
11 6 (21.43%) SaaS
11 6 (21.43%) CentOS

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 3 (10.71%) nginx
1 3 (10.71%) Apache
1 3 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.57%) FileNet
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) MediaWiki
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) IaaS
2 6 (21.43%) SaaS
3 5 (17.86%) PaaS
4 4 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (7.14%) Route 53
6 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
6 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) HTTP
2 2 (7.14%) LDAP
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) IPv6
3 1 (3.57%) OSPF
3 1 (3.57%) BGP
3 1 (3.57%) EIGRP
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) IPsec
3 1 (3.57%) SSH
3 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) MongoDB
2 4 (14.29%) MySQL
3 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
1 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
2 7 (25.00%) Hudson
3 5 (17.86%) RSpec
3 5 (17.86%) Subversion
4 4 (14.29%) JIRA
4 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 4 (14.29%) QUnit
4 4 (14.29%) Jasmine
4 4 (14.29%) Sinon.JS
5 3 (10.71%) Trac
6 2 (7.14%) Mercurial
7 1 (3.57%) Selenium
7 1 (3.57%) JUnit
7 1 (3.57%) JMeter
7 1 (3.57%) RubyMine
7 1 (3.57%) Grunt
7 1 (3.57%) PhantomJS
7 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Web Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Web Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Coach
7 2 (7.14%) Ruby Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Java Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Administrator
8 1 (3.57%) UNIX Administrator
8 1 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (3.57%) Performance Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) HTML
2 8 (28.57%) CSS
2 8 (28.57%) HTML5
2 8 (28.57%) CSS3
3 7 (25.00%) Web Services
4 6 (21.43%) Ajax
5 5 (17.86%) jQuery
6 4 (14.29%) LAMP
6 4 (14.29%) Sass
7 3 (10.71%) Software Packaging
7 3 (10.71%) Memcached
8 2 (7.14%) REST
8 2 (7.14%) RESTful
8 2 (7.14%) Gherkin
9 1 (3.57%) PostGIS
9 1 (3.57%) Semantic HTML
9 1 (3.57%) Play Framework
9 1 (3.57%) MyBatis
9 1 (3.57%) Velocity
9 1 (3.57%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Open Source
2 2 (7.14%) W3C
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Wiki
3 1 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) CentOS
3 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 2 (7.14%) Android
4 2 (7.14%) UNIX
4 2 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (46.43%) Configuration Management
4 11 (39.29%) DevOps
5 8 (28.57%) MVC
6 7 (25.00%) OO
6 7 (25.00%) TDD
7 6 (21.43%) SOA
7 6 (21.43%) BDD
8 4 (14.29%) Scrum
8 4 (14.29%) OOP
9 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
9 3 (10.71%) Product Management
9 3 (10.71%) User Stories
9 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
10 2 (7.14%) Coaching
10 2 (7.14%) Refactoring
11 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
11 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Python
2 13 (46.43%) PHP
3 8 (28.57%) Java
3 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 6 (21.43%) Scala
5 3 (10.71%) SQL
6 2 (7.14%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) C#
7 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Samba
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) Postfix
1 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (46.43%) Puppet
2 12 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (14.29%) Ansible
4 3 (10.71%) StatsD
5 1 (3.57%) Nagios
5 1 (3.57%) ZABBIX
5 1 (3.57%) Cacti
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.57%) VMware
2 1 (3.57%) Google
2 1 (3.57%) Percona
2 1 (3.57%) Rackspace
2 1 (3.57%) IBM
2 1 (3.57%) Citrix
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 6 days ago