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 May 2016 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 77 84 76
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Ruby 19 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.35% 0.28% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.67% 1.00% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 7
Median daily rate £475 £253 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.11% -40.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-77.50% -43.66%
Ruby
Scotland

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
407 401 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.87% 28.22% 34.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 238 278
Median daily rate £388 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 14
Median hourly rate £13.00 £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.41% +70.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 22 (91.67%) Java
2 17 (70.83%) Perl
3 16 (66.67%) Linux
3 16 (66.67%) Finance
3 16 (66.67%) PowerShell
4 13 (54.17%) Python
5 11 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (45.83%) TeamCity
5 11 (45.83%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (45.83%) Bash Shell
5 11 (45.83%) Puppet
5 11 (45.83%) Splunk
5 11 (45.83%) Jenkins
5 11 (45.83%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (45.83%) Ansible
5 11 (45.83%) Docker
5 11 (45.83%) DevOps
6 10 (41.67%) Windows
7 9 (37.50%) C++
7 9 (37.50%) Legal
7 9 (37.50%) Migration
7 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 9 (37.50%) Configuration Management
7 9 (37.50%) PaaS
7 9 (37.50%) Bourne shell
7 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (37.50%) MSBuild
8 8 (33.33%) Korn
8 8 (33.33%) LDAP

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 4 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) Confluence
2 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 11 (45.83%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (37.50%) PaaS
3 2 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.17%) Heroku
4 1 (4.17%) IaaS
4 1 (4.17%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) LDAP
2 3 (12.50%) HTTP
3 2 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.33%) DB2
2 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) GIS
3 1 (4.17%) HBase
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Jenkins
1 11 (45.83%) TeamCity
2 9 (37.50%) MSBuild
2 9 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (12.50%) Hudson
4 2 (8.33%) Ant
4 2 (8.33%) Artifactory
4 2 (8.33%) ClearCase
4 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.33%) Gradle
4 2 (8.33%) Grunt
4 2 (8.33%) gulp
4 2 (8.33%) JIRA
4 2 (8.33%) Maven
4 2 (8.33%) Selenium
4 2 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (8.33%) Subversion
4 2 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (66.67%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Legal
3 6 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 3 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Developer
1 5 (20.83%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Architect
2 4 (16.67%) AWS Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Azure Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (16.67%) DevOps Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Instructor
3 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) HTML
1 6 (25.00%) OAuth
1 6 (25.00%) Web Services
2 4 (16.67%) CSS
2 4 (16.67%) CSS3
2 4 (16.67%) HTML5
3 3 (12.50%) J2EE
3 3 (12.50%) SOAP
4 2 (8.33%) Java EE
4 2 (8.33%) JDBC
4 2 (8.33%) JSP
4 2 (8.33%) Servlets
4 2 (8.33%) XML
5 1 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.17%) jQuery
5 1 (4.17%) JSON
5 1 (4.17%) LAMP
5 1 (4.17%) RESTful
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Clustering
1 6 (25.00%) Hedge funds
1 6 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 6 (25.00%) PKI
2 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.17%) Applied Mathematics
2 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.17%) iPad
2 1 (4.17%) iPhone
2 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) Unix
4 6 (25.00%) Solaris
5 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (8.33%) AIX
6 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.17%) Android
7 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (45.83%) DevOps
2 9 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 9 (37.50%) Migration
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) Identity Management
4 6 (25.00%) RAD
5 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
6 4 (16.67%) OO
6 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.50%) OOD
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (8.33%) Project Management
8 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 1 (4.17%) Front End Development
9 1 (4.17%) Issue Tracking
9 1 (4.17%) Mobile Development
9 1 (4.17%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) Java
2 17 (70.83%) Perl
3 16 (66.67%) PowerShell
4 13 (54.17%) Python
5 11 (45.83%) Bash Shell
6 9 (37.50%) Bourne shell
6 9 (37.50%) C++
7 8 (33.33%) Korn
8 7 (29.17%) VBA
9 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 3 (12.50%) C
10 3 (12.50%) PHP
10 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
10 3 (12.50%) SQL
11 1 (4.17%) C#
11 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Docker
2 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (25.00%) Veritas File System
2 6 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (8.33%) VirtualBox
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) Ansible
1 11 (45.83%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (45.83%) Puppet
2 6 (25.00%) Nagios
2 6 (25.00%) TADDM
3 2 (8.33%) CA Wily
3 2 (8.33%) logstash
3 2 (8.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (8.33%) Zenoss
4 1 (4.17%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Splunk
2 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
3 6 (25.00%) Veritas
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (8.33%) Atlassian
5 2 (8.33%) Google
5 2 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
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