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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 44 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 30 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.39% 0.78% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.65% 2.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £488 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +118.46%
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
392 292 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 44.34% 37.97% 28.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 203 111
Average daily rate £330 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.63 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.65% -30.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.38 £23.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.38 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
West Wales +7 11 £450 -5.26%
South Wales +12 7 £375 -25.00% 1
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 23 (57.50%) Linux
2 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (42.50%) Python
4 13 (32.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 13 (32.50%) Puppet
5 12 (30.00%) Bash Shell
5 12 (30.00%) GitHub
5 12 (30.00%) DevOps
6 10 (25.00%) Ansible
7 9 (22.50%) nginx
7 9 (22.50%) Apache
7 9 (22.50%) Java
7 9 (22.50%) Perl
7 9 (22.50%) Oracle
8 8 (20.00%) MySQL
9 6 (15.00%) Selenium
9 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (15.00%) Maven
9 6 (15.00%) VMware
9 6 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (15.00%) Cucumber
10 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database
10 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
10 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
10 5 (12.50%) Vagrant
10 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 5 (12.50%) Subversion
10 5 (12.50%) Performance Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (12.50%) Hadoop

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (22.50%) Apache
1 9 (22.50%) nginx
2 4 (10.00%) JBoss
3 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.00%) GitHub
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.00%) PaaS
4 1 (2.50%) IaaS
4 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) HTTP
1 2 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) MySQL
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 5 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Maven
1 6 (15.00%) Selenium
1 6 (15.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 5 (12.50%) Subversion
3 4 (10.00%) JMeter
4 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.50%) RSpec
5 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.50%) Hudson
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Developer
2 13 (32.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 10 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Tester
4 3 (7.50%) Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) UNIX Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Linux Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Automation Tester
6 1 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (10.00%) LAMP
3 3 (7.50%) HTML
3 3 (7.50%) CSS
4 2 (5.00%) Web Services
5 1 (2.50%) Flash
5 1 (2.50%) HTML5
5 1 (2.50%) CSS3
5 1 (2.50%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.50%) Sass
5 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.50%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (2.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (57.50%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) UNIX
3 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (5.00%) CentOS
3 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) DevOps
3 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 5 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.00%) Analytics
5 3 (7.50%) Automation Testing
5 3 (7.50%) MapReduce
6 2 (5.00%) BDD
6 2 (5.00%) Video Analytics
6 2 (5.00%) OO
6 2 (5.00%) TDD
6 2 (5.00%) Scrum
6 2 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (2.50%) Web Design
7 1 (2.50%) ERP
7 1 (2.50%) MVC
7 1 (2.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (2.50%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) Python
2 12 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 9 (22.50%) Java
3 9 (22.50%) Perl
4 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) PHP
5 2 (5.00%) Scala
6 1 (2.50%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) Puppet
2 10 (25.00%) Ansible
3 6 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (12.50%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) VMware
3 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) Google
4 1 (2.50%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.50%) SaltStack