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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 54 57 68
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.21% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.91% 1.19% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
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
230 168 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 30.83% 28.24% 34.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 92 164
Average daily rate £350 £300 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £396 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 31 (100.00%) Ruby
2 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (58.06%) TDD
4 16 (51.61%) Django
4 16 (51.61%) MongoDB
4 16 (51.61%) MySQL
4 16 (51.61%) NoSQL
5 15 (48.39%) Java
5 15 (48.39%) Scala
6 13 (41.94%) Scrum
7 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
8 11 (35.48%) Software Architecture
9 10 (32.26%) Mentoring
10 9 (29.03%) Kanban
10 9 (29.03%) Configuration Management
11 8 (25.81%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (25.81%) HTML
11 8 (25.81%) CSS
11 8 (25.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (25.81%) User Experience
11 8 (25.81%) Play Framework
11 8 (25.81%) Line Management
12 7 (22.58%) REST
12 7 (22.58%) CoffeeScript
12 7 (22.58%) Jasmine
12 7 (22.58%) Product Management
12 7 (22.58%) User Stories
12 7 (22.58%) RSpec
12 7 (22.58%) Cucumber
12 7 (22.58%) jQuery

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) IPv4
2 1 (3.23%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) MySQL
1 16 (51.61%) MongoDB
1 16 (51.61%) NoSQL
2 8 (25.81%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (25.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) RSpec
1 7 (22.58%) Cucumber
1 7 (22.58%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Architect
1 16 (51.61%) Technical Architect
2 15 (48.39%) Developer
3 10 (32.26%) Digital Architect
4 8 (25.81%) Senior Architect
4 8 (25.81%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 8 (25.81%) Senior Technical Architect
5 5 (16.13%) Software Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Ruby Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Digital Architect
7 3 (9.68%) Programmer
8 2 (6.45%) Lead Technical Architect
8 2 (6.45%) Lead Architect
9 1 (3.23%) Java Architect
9 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Architect
9 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) Django
2 8 (25.81%) HTML
2 8 (25.81%) CSS
2 8 (25.81%) Play Framework
3 7 (22.58%) jQuery
3 7 (22.58%) REST
4 3 (9.68%) Backbone.js
4 3 (9.68%) Ember.js
4 3 (9.68%) .NET
5 2 (6.45%) Web Services
6 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) User Experience
2 2 (6.45%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) UNIX
3 3 (9.68%) AIX
3 3 (9.68%) Solaris
3 3 (9.68%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) TDD
3 13 (41.94%) Scrum
4 11 (35.48%) Software Architecture
5 10 (32.26%) Mentoring
6 9 (29.03%) Kanban
6 9 (29.03%) Configuration Management
7 8 (25.81%) Line Management
8 7 (22.58%) User Stories
8 7 (22.58%) Product Management
9 3 (9.68%) OWASP
9 3 (9.68%) BDD
9 3 (9.68%) MVC
10 2 (6.45%) SOA
10 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Requirements Management
10 2 (6.45%) Web Development
10 2 (6.45%) Security Testing
11 1 (3.23%) Analytics
11 1 (3.23%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) Ruby
2 15 (48.39%) Scala
2 15 (48.39%) Java
3 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
4 7 (22.58%) CoffeeScript
5 6 (19.35%) Python
6 4 (12.90%) Perl
7 3 (9.68%) C
7 3 (9.68%) C++
8 1 (3.23%) PHP
8 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Degree