The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Ruby skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank - - 36
Contract jobs citing Ruby 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff - - 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £23.25 £71.00
% change year-on-year +179.56% -67.25%  

Ruby is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 144 207 115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 42.35% 49.40% 44.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 147 87
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 2
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -38.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Ruby as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Cardiff

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ruby in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Cardiff

Ruby
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Go
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) API Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Design
1 1 (100.00%) Swagger
1 1 (100.00%) Secure Coding

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (100.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Swagger
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Design
1 1 (100.00%) API Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Secure Coding
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Go
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Scala