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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 50 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 24 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.09% 0.74% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.19% 1.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £323
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +20.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +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
388 306 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 50.00% 37.50% 30.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 209 92
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.25 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.61% -16.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 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 +6 9 £350 -6.66%
West Wales +13 5 £438 +25.00%
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 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 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Linux
3 14 (42.42%) Python
3 14 (42.42%) DevOps
4 12 (36.36%) Ruby on Rails
5 10 (30.30%) GitHub
5 10 (30.30%) Puppet
6 9 (27.27%) Bash Shell
6 9 (27.27%) MySQL
6 9 (27.27%) Perl
7 8 (24.24%) PHP
7 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
9 6 (18.18%) Apache
9 6 (18.18%) Java
9 6 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
9 6 (18.18%) Ansible
10 5 (15.15%) Analytics
10 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
10 5 (15.15%) nginx
10 5 (15.15%) Hadoop
10 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
10 5 (15.15%) HTML
10 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
11 4 (12.12%) LAMP
11 4 (12.12%) Scrum
11 4 (12.12%) VMware
11 4 (12.12%) OO
11 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 6 (18.18%) Apache
2 5 (15.15%) nginx
3 1 (3.03%) Zope
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (6.06%) Shopify
1 2 (6.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) GitHub
2 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.03%) PaaS
4 1 (3.03%) IaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) SSL
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) MySQL
2 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 5 (15.15%) Hadoop
4 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.03%) Redis
5 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.06%) XMLUnit
3 1 (3.03%) RSpec
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) Maven
General
1 2 (6.06%) Marketing
1 2 (6.06%) Electronics
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Magento Developer
5 2 (6.06%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (3.03%) UNIX Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Linux Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (15.15%) HTML
3 4 (12.12%) LAMP
4 3 (9.09%) HTML5
4 3 (9.09%) XML
4 3 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (3.03%) Mason
5 1 (3.03%) CSS3
5 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.03%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (3.03%) Backbone.js
5 1 (3.03%) Catalyst
5 1 (3.03%) React
5 1 (3.03%) Sass
5 1 (3.03%) Web Services
5 1 (3.03%) .NET
5 1 (3.03%) CPAN
5 1 (3.03%) Flash
5 1 (3.03%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) DTV
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.06%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
2 1 (3.03%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (9.09%) CentOS
3 3 (9.09%) UNIX
4 2 (6.06%) Fedora
5 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) DevOps
3 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
5 5 (15.15%) Analytics
5 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.12%) Scrum
6 4 (12.12%) OO
7 3 (9.09%) BDD
7 3 (9.09%) MapReduce
7 3 (9.09%) TDD
8 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (6.06%) Video Analytics
8 2 (6.06%) Kanban
8 2 (6.06%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) Python
2 9 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 9 (27.27%) Perl
3 8 (24.24%) PHP
4 6 (18.18%) Java
5 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.06%) C
6 2 (6.06%) Scala
7 1 (3.03%) Groovy
7 1 (3.03%) C#
7 1 (3.03%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Puppet
2 6 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (18.18%) Ansible
3 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.03%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
2 4 (12.12%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle
4 2 (6.06%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) Zend
5 1 (3.03%) Google