Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 July 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 85 82
Contract jobs citing Ruby 0 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 0.39% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.77% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 9
South Wales median daily rate - £600 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +71.43% -6.67%
Wales median daily rate - £600 £400
% change year-on-year - +50.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 South Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 396 519 507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 36.84% 50.19% 47.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 356 369
South Wales median daily rate £375 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% +6.43% -3.45%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £200
90th Percentile £525 £500 £450
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 10
South Wales median hourly rate £37.77 £24.50 £17.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.16% +42.86% -31.40%
10th Percentile £14.23 £12.70 £10.95
90th Percentile £77.50 £72.70 £33.75
Wales median hourly rate £37.14 £19.81 £17.50
% change year-on-year +87.43% +13.21% -36.36%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in South Wales

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in South Wales