The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 70 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £365 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
274 377 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.09% 27.46% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 210 148
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Median hourly rate £52.00 £25.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -47.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Ruby on Rails as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Edinburgh region.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (60.00%) React
3 3 (60.00%) Puppet
4 2 (40.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Twitter
5 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (20.00%) JPA
5 1 (20.00%) Android
5 1 (20.00%) RESTful
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) Ant
5 1 (20.00%) JUnit
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Solaris
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) Apache
5 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (20.00%) RDBMS

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Instructor
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (60.00%) React
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) JPA
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) OO
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter