The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 61 67 67
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.88% 0.63% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.18% 1.79% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£369 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £13.50 £150.00
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -91.00%
Ruby on Rails
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
220 223 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.57% 35.17% 35.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 121 163
Average daily rate £388 £313 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -2.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Glasgow region.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails.

1 27 (100.00%) Ruby
2 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (59.26%) TDD
3 16 (59.26%) MySQL
3 16 (59.26%) Django
3 16 (59.26%) NoSQL
3 16 (59.26%) MongoDB
4 15 (55.56%) Scala
4 15 (55.56%) Java
5 13 (48.15%) Scrum
6 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
6 11 (40.74%) Software Architecture
7 10 (37.04%) Mentoring
8 9 (33.33%) Kanban
9 8 (29.63%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (29.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (29.63%) User Experience
9 8 (29.63%) Line Management
9 8 (29.63%) Play Framework
10 7 (25.93%) User Stories
10 7 (25.93%) REST
10 7 (25.93%) Product Management
10 7 (25.93%) HTML
10 7 (25.93%) CSS
10 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
11 6 (22.22%) jQuery
11 6 (22.22%) Cucumber
11 6 (22.22%) RSpec
11 6 (22.22%) CoffeeScript
11 6 (22.22%) Jasmine

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) IPv4
2 1 (3.70%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) MySQL
1 16 (59.26%) MongoDB
1 16 (59.26%) NoSQL
2 8 (29.63%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (29.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) RSpec
1 6 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 6 (22.22%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Architect
1 16 (59.26%) Technical Architect
2 11 (40.74%) Developer
3 10 (37.04%) Digital Architect
4 8 (29.63%) Senior Architect
4 8 (29.63%) Senior Technical Architect
5 7 (25.93%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Digital Architect
7 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Lead Architect
8 2 (7.41%) Ruby Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Lead Technical Architect
8 2 (7.41%) Programmer
9 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Java Architect
9 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) Django
2 8 (29.63%) Play Framework
3 7 (25.93%) REST
3 7 (25.93%) HTML
3 7 (25.93%) CSS
4 6 (22.22%) jQuery
5 3 (11.11%) .NET
6 2 (7.41%) Web Services
6 2 (7.41%) Backbone.js
6 2 (7.41%) Ember.js
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) TDD
3 13 (48.15%) Scrum
4 11 (40.74%) Software Architecture
5 10 (37.04%) Mentoring
6 9 (33.33%) Kanban
7 8 (29.63%) Line Management
8 7 (25.93%) User Stories
8 7 (25.93%) Product Management
8 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
9 3 (11.11%) OWASP
10 2 (7.41%) MVC
10 2 (7.41%) SOA
10 2 (7.41%) Security Testing
11 1 (3.70%) Security Architecture
11 1 (3.70%) BDD
11 1 (3.70%) Analytics
11 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Ruby
2 15 (55.56%) Scala
2 15 (55.56%) Java
3 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 6 (22.22%) CoffeeScript
5 4 (14.81%) Perl
5 4 (14.81%) Python
6 3 (11.11%) C
6 3 (11.11%) C++
7 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Degree