The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby 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 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
Rank 60 67 65
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Ruby 8 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.00% 0.63% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.65% 1.41% 0.93%
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 £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 £13.50 £150.00
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -91.00%
Ruby
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
302 284 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 37.84% 44.79% 52.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 155 244
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.50 £24.69 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -34.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £16.87 £15.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

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

1 27 (93.10%) Ruby on Rails
2 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (62.07%) MongoDB
4 17 (58.62%) TDD
4 17 (58.62%) NoSQL
5 16 (55.17%) MySQL
5 16 (55.17%) Java
5 16 (55.17%) Scala
5 16 (55.17%) Django
6 14 (48.28%) Scrum
7 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
7 11 (37.93%) Software Architecture
7 11 (37.93%) Mentoring
8 10 (34.48%) Kanban
9 8 (27.59%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (27.59%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (27.59%) Play Framework
9 8 (27.59%) User Experience
9 8 (27.59%) Line Management
10 7 (24.14%) User Stories
10 7 (24.14%) REST
10 7 (24.14%) Product Management
10 7 (24.14%) HTML
10 7 (24.14%) CSS
10 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
11 6 (20.69%) Linux
11 6 (20.69%) Python
11 6 (20.69%) jQuery
11 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
11 6 (20.69%) RSpec

Ruby
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 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Network Security
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) IPv4
2 1 (3.45%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (62.07%) MongoDB
2 17 (58.62%) NoSQL
3 16 (55.17%) MySQL
4 8 (27.59%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (27.59%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.45%) Redis
5 1 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) RSpec
1 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
1 6 (20.69%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) Hudson
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Architect
1 17 (58.62%) Technical Architect
2 11 (37.93%) Developer
3 10 (34.48%) Digital Architect
4 8 (27.59%) Senior Architect
4 8 (27.59%) Senior Technical Architect
5 7 (24.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Senior Digital Architect
7 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Lead Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Ruby Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Lead Technical Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Programmer
9 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Java Architect
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Architect
9 1 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (93.10%) Ruby on Rails
2 16 (55.17%) Django
3 8 (27.59%) Play Framework
4 7 (24.14%) REST
4 7 (24.14%) HTML
4 7 (24.14%) CSS
5 6 (20.69%) jQuery
6 3 (10.34%) .NET
7 2 (6.90%) Web Services
7 2 (6.90%) Backbone.js
7 2 (6.90%) Ember.js
8 1 (3.45%) RESTful
8 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) UNIX
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) AIX
3 1 (3.45%) Solaris
3 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) TDD
3 14 (48.28%) Scrum
4 11 (37.93%) Software Architecture
4 11 (37.93%) Mentoring
5 10 (34.48%) Kanban
6 8 (27.59%) Line Management
7 7 (24.14%) Product Management
7 7 (24.14%) User Stories
7 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
8 3 (10.34%) OWASP
9 2 (6.90%) DevOps
9 2 (6.90%) BDD
9 2 (6.90%) MVC
9 2 (6.90%) SOA
9 2 (6.90%) Security Testing
10 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.45%) Web Development
10 1 (3.45%) Analytics
10 1 (3.45%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) Java
1 16 (55.17%) Scala
2 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.69%) Python
3 6 (20.69%) CoffeeScript
4 4 (13.79%) Perl
5 3 (10.34%) C
5 3 (10.34%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
1 1 (3.45%) Vagrant