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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 88 86 83
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Ruby 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.54% 0.93% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £388 £180 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+115.27% -46.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £398
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-75.00% -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
389 431 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.80% 27.19% 35.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 242 293
Median daily rate £375 £350 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £455 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £44.88 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 25 July 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 23 (88.46%) Java
2 17 (65.38%) Perl
3 16 (61.54%) Linux
3 16 (61.54%) Finance
3 16 (61.54%) PowerShell
4 15 (57.69%) Python
5 12 (46.15%) Splunk
5 12 (46.15%) Docker
5 12 (46.15%) DevOps
6 11 (42.31%) Ansible
6 11 (42.31%) Jenkins
6 11 (42.31%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (42.31%) Puppet
6 11 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (42.31%) TeamCity
6 11 (42.31%) C++
7 10 (38.46%) Windows
7 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (38.46%) PaaS
7 10 (38.46%) Bash Shell
8 9 (34.62%) Bourne shell
8 9 (34.62%) MSBuild
8 9 (34.62%) Legal
8 9 (34.62%) Migration
8 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
8 9 (34.62%) Configuration Management
8 9 (34.62%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (30.77%) LDAP
9 8 (30.77%) Unix

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 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) Confluence
2 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (38.46%) PaaS
3 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (11.54%) iTunes
4 2 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (7.69%) IaaS
5 1 (3.85%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) LDAP
2 2 (7.69%) HTTP
2 2 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) GIS
1 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.69%) DB2
2 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Jenkins
1 11 (42.31%) TeamCity
2 9 (34.62%) MSBuild
2 9 (34.62%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (11.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (11.54%) Hudson
4 2 (7.69%) Ant
4 2 (7.69%) Artifactory
4 2 (7.69%) ClearCase
4 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.69%) Gradle
4 2 (7.69%) Grunt
4 2 (7.69%) gulp
4 2 (7.69%) JIRA
4 2 (7.69%) Maven
4 2 (7.69%) Selenium
4 2 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (7.69%) Subversion
4 2 (7.69%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Legal
3 6 (23.08%) Financial Institution
4 3 (11.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Architect
3 4 (15.38%) AWS Architect
3 4 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (15.38%) Azure Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Azure DevOps
3 4 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (15.38%) DevOps Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Instructor
4 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Java Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Java Software Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) HTML
1 6 (23.08%) OAuth
1 6 (23.08%) Web Services
2 4 (15.38%) CSS
2 4 (15.38%) CSS3
2 4 (15.38%) HTML5
3 3 (11.54%) J2EE
4 2 (7.69%) Java EE
4 2 (7.69%) JDBC
4 2 (7.69%) JSP
4 2 (7.69%) Servlets
4 2 (7.69%) SOAP
4 2 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.85%) jQuery
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (3.85%) Sass
5 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Clustering
1 6 (23.08%) Hedge funds
1 6 (23.08%) Mainframe
1 6 (23.08%) PKI
2 3 (11.54%) Algorithms
2 3 (11.54%) Applied Mathematics
2 3 (11.54%) Data Structures
2 3 (11.54%) iPad
2 3 (11.54%) iPhone
2 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
2 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.54%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 10 (38.46%) Windows
3 8 (30.77%) Unix
4 6 (23.08%) Solaris
5 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (11.54%) Android
6 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
7 2 (7.69%) AIX
7 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) DevOps
2 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (34.62%) Configuration Management
3 9 (34.62%) Migration
4 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (23.08%) Identity Management
5 6 (23.08%) OO
5 6 (23.08%) RAD
5 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.54%) Android Development
7 3 (11.54%) iOS Development
7 3 (11.54%) Mobile Development
7 3 (11.54%) OOD
8 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (7.69%) Project Management
8 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
8 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.85%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) Java
2 17 (65.38%) Perl
3 16 (61.54%) PowerShell
4 15 (57.69%) Python
5 11 (42.31%) C++
6 10 (38.46%) Bash Shell
7 9 (34.62%) Bourne shell
8 8 (30.77%) Korn
9 7 (26.92%) VBA
10 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
11 4 (15.38%) PHP
12 3 (11.54%) C
12 3 (11.54%) C#
12 3 (11.54%) Objective-C
13 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
13 2 (7.69%) SQL
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Docker
2 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (23.08%) Veritas File System
2 6 (23.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (7.69%) VirtualBox
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) Ansible
1 11 (42.31%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (42.31%) Puppet
2 6 (23.08%) Nagios
2 6 (23.08%) TADDM
3 2 (7.69%) CA Wily
3 2 (7.69%) logstash
3 2 (7.69%) rkt
3 2 (7.69%) Tivoli
3 2 (7.69%) Zenoss
4 1 (3.85%) CFEngine
4 1 (3.85%) Fluentd
4 1 (3.85%) Graylog
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Splunk
2 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 6 (23.08%) Veritas
3 2 (7.69%) Atlassian
3 2 (7.69%) Google
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft