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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 18 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 2.70% 1.85% 2.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.71% 3.13% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£569 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% +42.85%
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
Wales

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
35 32 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 47.30% 59.26% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 2
Average daily rate £526 £302 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.25% -13.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
Swansea +1 2 £569 +13.75%
Ruby
Wales

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) IaaS
3 3 (60.00%) RSpec
3 3 (60.00%) PaaS
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) SaaS
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Scala
5 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Clojure
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) SOA
5 1 (20.00%) HTTP
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) SSL
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (20.00%) C
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) PaaS
1 3 (60.00%) IaaS
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) RSpec
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Scala
1 1 (20.00%) Clojure
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
1 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat