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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 61 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Contract jobs citing Ruby 11 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.59% 0.39% 2.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.18% 1.23% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 12
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£350 £381 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +22.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £13.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -61.42%
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
346 163 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 49.86% 31.84% 37.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 94 108
Average daily rate £350 £302 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.89% -3.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +109.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £18.97 £9.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £19.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -12 9 £338 +28.57% 3
West Wales 0 2 £569 +13.75%
North Wales - - - - 2
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (57.58%) Python
3 14 (42.42%) Linux
3 14 (42.42%) PHP
3 14 (42.42%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (42.42%) DevOps
4 11 (33.33%) HTML
5 10 (30.30%) OO
5 10 (30.30%) HTML5
5 10 (30.30%) BDD
5 10 (30.30%) Puppet
5 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
6 9 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 9 (27.27%) Java
6 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
7 8 (24.24%) MVC
7 8 (24.24%) MongoDB
7 8 (24.24%) Open Source
8 7 (21.21%) CSS
8 7 (21.21%) IaaS
8 7 (21.21%) CSS3
9 6 (18.18%) Perl
9 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
9 6 (18.18%) CentOS
9 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (18.18%) Scala
9 6 (18.18%) TDD
9 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (12.12%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.06%) Apache
2 2 (6.06%) nginx
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.03%) Confluence
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.03%) FileNet
3 1 (3.03%) MediaWiki
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Magento
1 3 (9.09%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) IaaS
2 5 (15.15%) SaaS
3 3 (9.09%) PaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) HTTP
2 2 (6.06%) LDAP
3 1 (3.03%) Network Security
3 1 (3.03%) SSH
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
3 1 (3.03%) IPsec
3 1 (3.03%) OSPF
3 1 (3.03%) BGP
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) SSL
3 1 (3.03%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) MongoDB
2 5 (15.15%) MySQL
2 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
2 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 5 (15.15%) Subversion
3 5 (15.15%) Hudson
4 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
4 4 (12.12%) QUnit
4 4 (12.12%) Jasmine
4 4 (12.12%) Sinon.JS
4 4 (12.12%) JIRA
5 3 (9.09%) XMLUnit
5 3 (9.09%) RSpec
5 3 (9.09%) Trac
6 1 (3.03%) Selenium
6 1 (3.03%) JMeter
6 1 (3.03%) JUnit
6 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.03%) RubyMine
6 1 (3.03%) Grunt
6 1 (3.03%) PhantomJS
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Senior Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Web Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (9.09%) PHP Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Magento Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) PHP Magento Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Coach
7 2 (6.06%) Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.03%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) HTML
2 10 (30.30%) HTML5
3 7 (21.21%) CSS
3 7 (21.21%) CSS3
4 5 (15.15%) Ajax
4 5 (15.15%) jQuery
5 4 (12.12%) Sass
5 4 (12.12%) Web Services
5 4 (12.12%) XML
5 4 (12.12%) Memcached
5 4 (12.12%) Software Packaging
6 2 (6.06%) Gherkin
6 2 (6.06%) RESTful
7 1 (3.03%) Velocity
7 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (3.03%) Java SE
7 1 (3.03%) Spring
7 1 (3.03%) LAMP
7 1 (3.03%) XSLT
7 1 (3.03%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Open Source
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) W3C
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Wiki
4 1 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) CentOS
2 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (15.15%) UNIX
4 2 (6.06%) Android
4 2 (6.06%) Windows
4 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.03%) Debian
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (42.42%) DevOps
3 10 (30.30%) OO
3 10 (30.30%) BDD
4 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 8 (24.24%) MVC
6 6 (18.18%) TDD
6 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (12.12%) OOP
7 4 (12.12%) SOA
8 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Scrum
8 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.09%) Analytics
9 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.06%) User Stories
9 2 (6.06%) MapReduce
9 2 (6.06%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) Python
2 14 (42.42%) PHP
3 9 (27.27%) Java
3 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.18%) Perl
4 6 (18.18%) Scala
5 3 (9.09%) SQL
5 3 (9.09%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) Clojure
6 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) XenServer
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.03%) Postfix
1 1 (3.03%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Puppet
2 9 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (15.15%) Ansible
4 4 (12.12%) StatsD
4 4 (12.12%) Graphite
5 1 (3.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.03%) Google
2 1 (3.03%) VMware
2 1 (3.03%) IBM
2 1 (3.03%) Citrix
2 1 (3.03%) Rackspace
Wales
Intapeople
Rate: Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - £315 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 24 days ago