The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Glasgow region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 57 74 57
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 11 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.60% 0.44% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.09% 1.05% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 2
Average daily rate £413 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
269 380 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 39.16% 41.99% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 181 89
Average daily rate £325 £319 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +12.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £460 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.89 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.01% -38.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Ruby on Rails
Scotland

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 18 April 2014.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (100.00%) Ruby
2 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 11 (84.62%) HTML
3 11 (84.62%) TDD
3 11 (84.62%) BDD
4 10 (76.92%) CSS
5 9 (69.23%) Mac OS X
5 9 (69.23%) AIX
5 9 (69.23%) Solaris
5 9 (69.23%) Linux
6 8 (61.54%) jQuery
7 6 (46.15%) Cucumber
7 6 (46.15%) Backbone.js
7 6 (46.15%) Jasmine
7 6 (46.15%) Ember.js
7 6 (46.15%) MVC
7 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (38.46%) MySQL
8 5 (38.46%) Pair Programming
8 5 (38.46%) Web Development
8 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (38.46%) CoffeeScript
8 5 (38.46%) Capistrano
8 5 (38.46%) RSpec
9 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
10 2 (15.38%) Drupal
10 2 (15.38%) Symfony
10 2 (15.38%) Zend
10 2 (15.38%) CakePHP
10 2 (15.38%) Scrum

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (15.38%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Cucumber
1 6 (46.15%) Jasmine
2 5 (38.46%) RSpec
3 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.69%) PHPUnit
4 1 (7.69%) Behat
4 1 (7.69%) QUnit
General
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Ruby Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (15.38%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 10 (76.92%) CSS
3 8 (61.54%) jQuery
4 6 (46.15%) Backbone.js
4 6 (46.15%) Ember.js
5 2 (15.38%) Symfony
5 2 (15.38%) CakePHP
6 1 (7.69%) Struts
6 1 (7.69%) XML
6 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
6 1 (7.69%) Django
6 1 (7.69%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (7.69%) Ajax
6 1 (7.69%) Spring
6 1 (7.69%) HTML5
6 1 (7.69%) Sass
6 1 (7.69%) LESS
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Mac OS X
1 9 (69.23%) AIX
1 9 (69.23%) Solaris
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) TDD
1 11 (84.62%) BDD
2 6 (46.15%) MVC
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Pair Programming
3 5 (38.46%) Web Development
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Refactoring
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Ruby
2 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) CoffeeScript
4 2 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Java
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Zend