The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby 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 over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 79 75 48
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -27
Contract jobs citing Ruby 4 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.59% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.02% 1.69% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
Average daily rate
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£253 £425 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.58% +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £325 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £425 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +77.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
394 415 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.73% 34.76% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 271 98
Average daily rate £375 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £238 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £12.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% +96.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £20.80 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.00 £52.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Ruby 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.

1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) J2EE
3 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Redmine
4 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
4 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Content Management
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) Content Management
4 2 (33.33%) VBA
4 2 (33.33%) CMS
4 2 (33.33%) Linux

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Ruby 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) Redmine
1 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) HttpUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) JPA
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) VBA
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Alterian
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