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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 53
Contract jobs citing Ruby 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales - - 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
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 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 229 317 248
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 40.32% 58.60% 51.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 219 183
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -38.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.77% +5.55%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Kanban
2 6 (85.71%) RESTful
2 6 (85.71%) Node.js
2 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) API Development
2 6 (85.71%) API Design
3 5 (71.43%) BDD
3 5 (71.43%) Scala
3 5 (71.43%) HTTP
4 4 (57.14%) JSON
4 4 (57.14%) Swagger
5 3 (42.86%) Secure Coding
5 3 (42.86%) OWASP
5 3 (42.86%) Mac OS
5 3 (42.86%) Go
5 3 (42.86%) PaaS
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 2 (28.57%) Open Source
6 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
7 1 (14.29%) vCloud
7 1 (14.29%) User Experience
7 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) HTTP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Node.js
1 6 (85.71%) RESTful
2 4 (57.14%) JSON
2 4 (57.14%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) API Design
1 6 (85.71%) API Development
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
1 6 (85.71%) Kanban
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) OWASP
3 3 (42.86%) Secure Coding
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Scala
3 3 (42.86%) Go
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) vCloud
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP