The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Wales region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.80% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£488 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -27.77%
Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
283 152 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 37.63% 28.31% 35.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 108 128
Average daily rate £350 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £401 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 9
Average hourly rate £27.63 £40.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.93% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £13.71 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.38 £47.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 29 July 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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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 - 2 £500 - 3
North Wales - - - - 1
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Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 12 (80.00%) Linux
1 12 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 12 (80.00%) Puppet
2 11 (73.33%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (73.33%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (66.67%) DevOps
4 9 (60.00%) MongoDB
5 8 (53.33%) IaaS
6 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
6 7 (46.67%) SaaS
6 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
6 7 (46.67%) Python
6 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
7 6 (40.00%) CentOS
8 5 (33.33%) Open Source
9 4 (26.67%) RSpec
9 4 (26.67%) PaaS
9 4 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (26.67%) Memcached
9 4 (26.67%) StatsD
9 4 (26.67%) Ansible
9 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (26.67%) Software Packaging
9 4 (26.67%) LAMP
9 4 (26.67%) Web Services
9 4 (26.67%) Java
9 4 (26.67%) PHP
10 3 (20.00%) MySQL

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) nginx
3 1 (6.67%) Confluence
3 1 (6.67%) MediaWiki
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) IaaS
2 7 (46.67%) SaaS
3 4 (26.67%) PaaS
4 3 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (13.33%) Route 53
6 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
6 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) IPv6
1 1 (6.67%) OSPF
1 1 (6.67%) BGP
1 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) IPsec
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
1 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (26.67%) RSpec
3 3 (20.00%) Hudson
4 2 (13.33%) Mercurial
5 1 (6.67%) Subversion
5 1 (6.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Coach
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
1 4 (26.67%) LAMP
1 4 (26.67%) Software Packaging
1 4 (26.67%) Memcached
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) CSS3
2 1 (6.67%) Play Framework
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) Velocity
2 1 (6.67%) Django
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) CentOS
3 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Debian
4 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 11 (73.33%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (66.67%) DevOps
4 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (20.00%) User Stories
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) SOA
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) Product Management
7 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
7 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 1 (6.67%) Strategic Management
8 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
8 1 (6.67%) Kanban
8 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
8 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) Scala
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Samba
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) Postfix
1 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (80.00%) Puppet
2 11 (73.33%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (26.67%) StatsD
3 4 (26.67%) Ansible
4 1 (6.67%) Nagios
4 1 (6.67%) ZABBIX
4 1 (6.67%) Cacti
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Percona
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix