The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
Wales / West Wales
Rank 25 - 23
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 1.14% - 2.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.86% - 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £275 - £513
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 West Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 35 14 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 39.77% 48.28% 41.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 14
Median daily rate £500 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +16.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
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 West Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 West Wales

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in West Wales

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea - 1 £275 -
Ruby
Wales

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

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

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) Redis
3 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Capybara
3 1 (33.33%) MariaDB
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Go
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) Docker

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MariaDB
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Capybara
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
1 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Go
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware