The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
Wales / West Wales
Rank 24 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 1.06% - 3.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.78% - 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £275 - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £411
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -47.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
36 12 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 38.30% 48.00% 47.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 12
Median daily rate £416 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £263 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Wales region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Swansea - 1 £275 -
Ruby
Wales

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) Redis
3 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Capybara
3 1 (33.33%) MariaDB
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Go
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) Docker

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MariaDB
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Capybara
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
1 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Go
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware