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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 63 90 78
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -12
Contract jobs citing Ruby 8 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.88% 0.067% 0.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.08% 0.24% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 8
Median daily rate £395 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 - £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 - £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
384 424 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.34% 28.32% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 248 311
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 9 December 2016.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 7 (63.64%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) DevOps
4 3 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 3 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (27.27%) Kanban
4 3 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (27.27%) Open Source
4 3 (27.27%) Puppet
4 3 (27.27%) Perl
4 3 (27.27%) MySQL
4 3 (27.27%) Maven
4 3 (27.27%) React
5 2 (18.18%) Ansible
5 2 (18.18%) Docker
5 2 (18.18%) GitLab
5 2 (18.18%) Fluentd
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) PHP
5 2 (18.18%) OO

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 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (18.18%) IaaS
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) PaaS
3 1 (9.09%) iTunes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) GIS
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 3 (27.27%) Maven
2 2 (18.18%) GitLab
2 2 (18.18%) Gradle
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Instructor
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (27.27%) React
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
1 1 (9.09%) Applied Mathematics
1 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
1 1 (9.09%) iPad
1 1 (9.09%) iPhone
1 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Kanban
3 3 (27.27%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Android Development
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Development
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Python
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) Perl
4 2 (18.18%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Ansible
2 2 (18.18%) Fluentd
2 2 (18.18%) Graylog
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Splunk
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter