Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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.

Ruby
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 - 68
Rank change year-on-year - +68 -16
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.17% - 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.46% - 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 12
Cardiff median daily rate £350 - £325
South Wales median daily rate £363 £513 £325
% change year-on-year -29.27% +57.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

Ruby is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 219 201 415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 36.32% 36.35% 47.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 148 339
Cardiff median daily rate £360 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +11.94% -4.29%
10th Percentile £225 £210 £219
90th Percentile £463 £550 £450
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
Cardiff median hourly rate £18.75 £40.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.13% +185.71% -42.27%
10th Percentile £14.75 £25.20 £10.30
90th Percentile £30.83 £40.00 £22.80
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £55.00 £18.72
% change year-on-year -65.45% +193.88% +16.97%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Postfix
1 1 (100.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) iptables

Ruby
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) iptables
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) Postfix
1 1 (100.00%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds