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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 66 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% 0.34% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.99% 1.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£348 £323 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +53.84%
Ruby on Rails
Scotland

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
301 269 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.29% 23.19% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 128 54
Average daily rate £365 £335 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby on Rails.

1 9 (100.00%) Ruby
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) MySQL
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) JUnit
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) Perl
5 3 (33.33%) PHP
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) J2EE
5 3 (33.33%) SOAP
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) Apache
5 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 3 (33.33%) CRM
5 3 (33.33%) Android
5 3 (33.33%) RESTful
5 3 (33.33%) RSpec
5 3 (33.33%) Open Source
5 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (33.33%) MVC
5 3 (33.33%) JMeter
5 3 (33.33%) CMS
5 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 3 (33.33%) Data Integration

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby on Rails. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Apache
1 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 3 (33.33%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JUnit
1 3 (33.33%) RSpec
1 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 3 (33.33%) JMeter
1 3 (33.33%) HttpUnit
1 3 (33.33%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Ruby Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Programmer
4 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) J2EE
2 3 (33.33%) SOAP
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) RESTful
2 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 3 (33.33%) Spring
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 3 (33.33%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Open Source
1 3 (33.33%) Data Integration
1 3 (33.33%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Android
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
2 2 (22.22%) AIX
2 2 (22.22%) Solaris
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Ruby
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (33.33%) CoffeeScript
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
Edinburgh
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