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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 72 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.69% 0.15% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.09% 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
+42.00% -
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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
287 208 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 32.88% 31.66% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 97 100
Average daily rate £375 £313 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 2 September 2014.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Ruby
2 13 (86.67%) BDD
2 13 (86.67%) AIX
2 13 (86.67%) Solaris
2 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) Mac OS X
2 13 (86.67%) TDD
3 12 (80.00%) HTML
3 12 (80.00%) CSS
4 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (46.67%) RSpec
5 7 (46.67%) Cucumber
5 7 (46.67%) Web Development
5 7 (46.67%) jQuery
5 7 (46.67%) CoffeeScript
5 7 (46.67%) Backbone.js
5 7 (46.67%) Jasmine
5 7 (46.67%) Ember.js
5 7 (46.67%) MVC
5 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) Pair Programming
6 5 (33.33%) MySQL
6 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (33.33%) Capistrano
7 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Requirements Management
7 2 (13.33%) Apache
7 2 (13.33%) Python
7 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
8 1 (6.67%) PHP

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 (13.33%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) RSpec
1 7 (46.67%) Cucumber
1 7 (46.67%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Ruby Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) HTML
1 12 (80.00%) CSS
2 7 (46.67%) jQuery
2 7 (46.67%) Backbone.js
2 7 (46.67%) Ember.js
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) AIX
1 13 (86.67%) Solaris
1 13 (86.67%) Linux
1 13 (86.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) TDD
1 13 (86.67%) BDD
2 7 (46.67%) MVC
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Web Development
3 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (33.33%) Pair Programming
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Requirements Management
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Ruby
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) CoffeeScript
4 2 (13.33%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Capistrano