The first table below looks at the demand for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 14 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 West 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 4.04% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+77.50% +100.00%
Programming Languages Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
54 17 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 54.55% 37.78% 40.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 20
Average daily rate £425 £304 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.91% -27.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £168 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £317 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.25 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Ruby
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Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby across the West Wales region.

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Configuration Management
1 8 (88.89%) Puppet
2 7 (77.78%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (66.67%) DevOps
4 5 (55.56%) MongoDB
4 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (44.44%) LAMP
5 4 (44.44%) RSpec
5 4 (44.44%) PaaS
5 4 (44.44%) PHP
5 4 (44.44%) Web Services
5 4 (44.44%) IaaS
6 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (33.33%) SaaS
6 3 (33.33%) MySQL
6 3 (33.33%) Python
6 3 (33.33%) SOA
6 3 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (33.33%) Hudson
6 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 2 (22.22%) nginx
7 2 (22.22%) Mercurial
7 2 (22.22%) CentOS
7 2 (22.22%) Apache
7 2 (22.22%) Java
7 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
7 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (22.22%) Route 53
8 1 (11.11%) User Stories

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) nginx
2 1 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) MediaWiki
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) PaaS
1 4 (44.44%) IaaS
2 3 (33.33%) SaaS
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (22.22%) Route 53
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) IPv6
1 1 (11.11%) OSPF
1 1 (11.11%) BGP
1 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) IPsec
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MongoDB
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) RSpec
2 3 (33.33%) Hudson
2 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) Mercurial
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
1 4 (44.44%) LAMP
2 1 (11.11%) Ajax
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) Django
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
2 1 (11.11%) Play Framework
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Wiki
1 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Debian
3 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Configuration Management
2 6 (66.67%) DevOps
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) Product Management
5 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Scala
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Samba
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Postfix
1 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Puppet
2 7 (77.78%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (11.11%) Nagios
3 1 (11.11%) ZABBIX
3 1 (11.11%) Cacti
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Percona
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago