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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 94 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.065% - 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% - 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Average daily rate £200 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £71.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-87.32% -
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
292 259 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.05% 17.62% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 165 209
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Heroku
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Heroku
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby