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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 74 90 73
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% 0.18% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% 0.66% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £513 - £305
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 - £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -88.73%
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
379 455 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.52% 26.70% 34.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 273 260
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Median hourly rate £47.25 £25.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.29% -32.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 30 September 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 14 (100.00%) Python
2 11 (78.57%) Java
3 10 (71.43%) Splunk
3 10 (71.43%) Docker
3 10 (71.43%) DevOps
4 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
4 9 (64.29%) PaaS
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (64.29%) C++
4 9 (64.29%) Linux
4 9 (64.29%) Perl
5 8 (57.14%) Finance
5 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (57.14%) TeamCity
5 8 (57.14%) Puppet
5 8 (57.14%) Ansible
5 8 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (50.00%) Bourne shell
6 7 (50.00%) Bash Shell
6 7 (50.00%) MSBuild
6 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 7 (50.00%) Legal
6 7 (50.00%) Migration
6 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (42.86%) Korn
8 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
8 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development

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 (21.43%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (64.29%) PaaS
2 8 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (21.43%) IaaS
3 3 (21.43%) iTunes
4 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) GIS
1 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) DB2
3 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
2 8 (57.14%) TeamCity
3 7 (50.00%) MSBuild
3 7 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (14.29%) GitLab
4 2 (14.29%) Hudson
4 2 (14.29%) Maven
5 1 (7.14%) Artifactory
5 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.14%) Gradle
5 1 (7.14%) Grunt
5 1 (7.14%) gulp
5 1 (7.14%) JIRA
5 1 (7.14%) Selenium
5 1 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (7.14%) Travis CI
5 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
1 4 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) AWS Architect
2 3 (21.43%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) Azure Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Azure DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps Architect
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) Java EE
1 1 (7.14%) JDBC
1 1 (7.14%) JSP
1 1 (7.14%) Servlets
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
1 3 (21.43%) Applied Mathematics
1 3 (21.43%) Data Structures
1 3 (21.43%) iPad
1 3 (21.43%) iPhone
1 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
1 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
1 3 (21.43%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Android
2 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) AIX
4 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) DevOps
2 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (50.00%) Migration
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Android Development
5 3 (21.43%) iOS Development
5 3 (21.43%) Kanban
5 3 (21.43%) Mobile Development
5 3 (21.43%) OO
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (14.29%) Open Source
6 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
7 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Concurrent Programming
7 1 (7.14%) Scrum
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Python
2 11 (78.57%) Java
3 9 (64.29%) C++
3 9 (64.29%) Perl
4 7 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (50.00%) Bourne shell
4 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (42.86%) Korn
6 3 (21.43%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) Objective-C
7 2 (14.29%) PHP
8 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
8 1 (7.14%) SQL
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) VirtualBox
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Ansible
1 8 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (57.14%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) Fluentd
2 2 (14.29%) Graylog
3 1 (7.14%) CA Wily
3 1 (7.14%) CFEngine
3 1 (7.14%) logstash
3 1 (7.14%) rkt
3 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
3 1 (7.14%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Splunk
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
3 1 (7.14%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
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