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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 56 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 22 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.61% 0.15% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.72% 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 0
Average daily rate
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£640 - -
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 £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
285 213 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 33.85% 32.37% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 100 118
Average daily rate £350 £338 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +16.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
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 3
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 23 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 23 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 29 (100.00%) Ruby
2 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (75.86%) TDD
4 18 (62.07%) MySQL
5 14 (48.28%) Django
5 14 (48.28%) MongoDB
5 14 (48.28%) NoSQL
6 13 (44.83%) Scala
7 12 (41.38%) CSS
7 12 (41.38%) HTML
8 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
8 11 (37.93%) AIX
8 11 (37.93%) Solaris
8 11 (37.93%) Linux
8 11 (37.93%) Mac OS X
8 11 (37.93%) BDD
9 10 (34.48%) Software Architecture
10 9 (31.03%) Mentoring
10 9 (31.03%) Kanban
10 9 (31.03%) Configuration Management
10 9 (31.03%) Java
10 9 (31.03%) Scrum
11 8 (27.59%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (27.59%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (27.59%) Play Framework
12 7 (24.14%) Line Management
12 7 (24.14%) User Experience
12 7 (24.14%) Cucumber
12 7 (24.14%) REST
12 7 (24.14%) CoffeeScript

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (6.90%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (62.07%) MySQL
2 14 (48.28%) MongoDB
2 14 (48.28%) NoSQL
3 8 (27.59%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (27.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) RSpec
1 7 (24.14%) Cucumber
1 7 (24.14%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Architect
1 14 (48.28%) Technical Architect
2 11 (37.93%) Developer
3 10 (34.48%) Digital Architect
4 8 (27.59%) Ruby Developer
5 7 (24.14%) Senior Architect
5 7 (24.14%) Senior Technical Architect
6 4 (13.79%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Senior Digital Architect
7 3 (10.34%) Programmer
8 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Lead Technical Architect
9 1 (3.45%) Java Architect
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Architect
9 1 (3.45%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) Django
2 12 (41.38%) HTML
2 12 (41.38%) CSS
3 8 (27.59%) Play Framework
4 7 (24.14%) jQuery
4 7 (24.14%) REST
4 7 (24.14%) Backbone.js
4 7 (24.14%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) AIX
1 11 (37.93%) Solaris
1 11 (37.93%) Linux
1 11 (37.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (75.86%) TDD
3 11 (37.93%) BDD
4 10 (34.48%) Software Architecture
5 9 (31.03%) Scrum
5 9 (31.03%) Kanban
5 9 (31.03%) Mentoring
5 9 (31.03%) Configuration Management
6 7 (24.14%) MVC
6 7 (24.14%) User Stories
6 7 (24.14%) Line Management
6 7 (24.14%) Product Management
7 6 (20.69%) Web Development
8 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (13.79%) Pair Programming
9 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Ruby
2 13 (44.83%) Scala
3 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
4 9 (31.03%) Java
5 7 (24.14%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (6.90%) Python
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
7 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Capistrano