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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 75 62 61
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.17% 1.00% 0.095%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% 3.83% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate
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£305 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +21.21%
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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
413 287 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.39% 26.04% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 123 86
Average daily rate £375 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £13.00 £21.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 18 September 2014.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) TDD
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) AIX
4 4 (40.00%) Solaris
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) Mac OS X
5 3 (30.00%) JMS
5 3 (30.00%) SOA
5 3 (30.00%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (30.00%) MySQL
5 3 (30.00%) EJB
5 3 (30.00%) UNIX
5 3 (30.00%) REST
5 3 (30.00%) Groovy
5 3 (30.00%) Pentaho
5 3 (30.00%) Java EE
5 3 (30.00%) JNDI
5 3 (30.00%) Grails
5 3 (30.00%) GlassFish
6 2 (20.00%) Gradle
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) Spring
7 1 (10.00%) MVC
7 1 (10.00%) JMeter

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (30.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
1 3 (30.00%) Pentaho
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Gradle
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) JMeter
2 1 (10.00%) HttpUnit
2 1 (10.00%) RSpec
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Ruby Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) JMS
3 3 (30.00%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (30.00%) Java EE
3 3 (30.00%) Grails
3 3 (30.00%) REST
3 3 (30.00%) EJB
3 3 (30.00%) JNDI
4 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (10.00%) Ember.js
4 1 (10.00%) MyBatis
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
1 1 (10.00%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) AIX
1 4 (40.00%) Solaris
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Mac OS X
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) TDD
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) SOA
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) CRM
6 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Groovy
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
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