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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 58 64 50
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs citing Ruby 3 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.48% 1.57% 2.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.35% 3.53% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 14
Median daily rate £600 £363 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.51% +5.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -88.73%
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
223 397 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 36.03% 44.66% 39.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 266 198
Median daily rate £400 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 4
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £20.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -4.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.11 £17.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £58.76
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
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 30 August 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
West Wales +1 2 - -
South Wales +13 1 £600 +65.51% 1
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 8 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) PHP
3 4 (50.00%) C
3 4 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) CISSP
3 4 (50.00%) CISA
3 4 (50.00%) Wireless
3 4 (50.00%) Perl
3 4 (50.00%) Information Security
3 4 (50.00%) CEH
3 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Wireless Security
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) OSCP
3 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (50.00%) CREST Certified
4 3 (37.50%) Ansible
4 3 (37.50%) CHECK Team Leader
4 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (37.50%) Puppet
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Apache
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) nginx

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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) nginx
2 1 (12.50%) CloudStack
2 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Wireless
1 4 (50.00%) Wireless Security
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Penetration Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Penetration Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) WebOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) CESG
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
1 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Auto-Scaling
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) DSDM
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (12.50%) RUP
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) PHP
3 4 (50.00%) C
3 4 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) Perl
4 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) Go
6 1 (12.50%) Scala
6 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CEH
1 4 (50.00%) CISA
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
1 4 (50.00%) CREST Certified
1 4 (50.00%) OSCP
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) CHECK Team Leader
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Xen
2 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Ansible
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Cobbler
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Terraform
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) EnterpriseDB
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat