The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby 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 over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 65 90 81
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -9
Contract jobs citing Ruby 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.72% 0.073% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.61% 0.22% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
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 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
372 449 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 44.55% 32.73% 36.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 262 276
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Median hourly rate £52.00 £31.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.77% -33.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (50.00%) Python
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (33.33%) Maven
3 4 (33.33%) Puppet
3 4 (33.33%) Unix
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (33.33%) React
4 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (25.00%) DevOps
4 3 (25.00%) MySQL
4 3 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (25.00%) Open Source
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (16.67%) Kanban
5 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) RESTful
5 2 (16.67%) Spring
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Ansible

Ruby
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 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (8.33%) IaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (33.33%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) Gradle
3 1 (8.33%) Ant
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) GitLab
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) JMeter
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Angular Developer
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Instructor
4 1 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (33.33%) React
3 3 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (16.67%) RESTful
4 2 (16.67%) Spring
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) JPA
5 1 (8.33%) Node.js
5 1 (8.33%) SOAP
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
1 1 (8.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Kanban
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Scala
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) Ansible
3 1 (8.33%) Fluentd
3 1 (8.33%) Graylog
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Splunk
1 1 (8.33%) Twitter