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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 91 79 70
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.44% 0.85% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £200 £550 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.63% +69.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.17% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +425.92%
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
454 471 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.06% 34.94% 29.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 279 169
Average daily rate £380 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +251.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (20.00%) Interactive Media
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Refactoring

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (20.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (20.00%) HBase
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
1 1 (20.00%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) 3D Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Games Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Unity 3D Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Flex
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Flash
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (20.00%) Sass
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Applied Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) iPhone
2 1 (20.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (20.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (20.00%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (20.00%) Apple Swift
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
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