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 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 67 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Ruby 10 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.22% 1.90% 1.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.47% 3.42% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 12
Median daily rate £450 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £320 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £419 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -43.66%
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
405 380 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 49.45% 55.39% 50.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 298 243
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £454 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% +35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 5 December 2016.

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 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 8 £425 +30.76% 1
West Wales - 2 £525 - 1
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 (85.71%) Java
1 12 (85.71%) Python
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) DevOps
4 8 (57.14%) Scrum
5 7 (50.00%) TDD
5 7 (50.00%) RESTful
5 7 (50.00%) Scala
5 7 (50.00%) Node.js
6 6 (42.86%) API Development
6 6 (42.86%) API Design
6 6 (42.86%) Kanban
6 6 (42.86%) Linux
7 5 (35.71%) HTTP
7 5 (35.71%) JSON
7 5 (35.71%) BDD
8 4 (28.57%) Go
8 4 (28.57%) Swagger
9 3 (21.43%) Ansible
9 3 (21.43%) Secure Coding
9 3 (21.43%) Puppet
9 3 (21.43%) Open Source
9 3 (21.43%) PaaS
9 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (21.43%) OWASP
9 3 (21.43%) Mac OS
10 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
10 2 (14.29%) VMware
10 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering

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 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) CloudStack
1 1 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) nginx
1 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (21.43%) PaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MariaDB
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) AWS Developer
3 1 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Scala Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Node.js
1 7 (50.00%) RESTful
2 5 (35.71%) JSON
3 4 (28.57%) Swagger
4 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (7.14%) Akka
5 1 (7.14%) J2EE
5 1 (7.14%) Play Framework
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) SOAP
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Blog
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Mac OS
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) DevOps
3 8 (57.14%) Scrum
4 7 (50.00%) TDD
5 6 (42.86%) API Design
5 6 (42.86%) API Development
5 6 (42.86%) Kanban
6 5 (35.71%) BDD
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (21.43%) Open Source
7 3 (21.43%) OWASP
7 3 (21.43%) Secure Coding
8 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 1 (7.14%) Information Security
9 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
9 1 (7.14%) RUP
9 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
1 12 (85.71%) Python
2 7 (50.00%) Scala
3 4 (28.57%) Go
4 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CEH
1 1 (7.14%) CHECK Team Leader
1 1 (7.14%) CISA
1 1 (7.14%) CISSP
1 1 (7.14%) CREST Certified
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) OSCP
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
1 1 (7.14%) vCloud
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) vSphere
1 1 (7.14%) Xen
1 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Ansible
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.14%) Cobbler
3 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
3 1 (7.14%) Nagios
3 1 (7.14%) Terraform
3 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) EnterpriseDB
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) SAP