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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank - 55 69
Contract jobs citing Ruby 0 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 1.59% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 3.19% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 4
Average daily rate
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- £413 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +77.50%
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
321 345 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 36.19% 49.78% 57.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 207 272
Average daily rate £375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Average hourly rate £31.00 - £15.24
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 - £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 - £27.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 9 (90.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) Python
5 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 4 (40.00%) UNIX
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 4 (40.00%) Perl
5 4 (40.00%) TDD
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) jQuery
5 4 (40.00%) RSpec
5 4 (40.00%) Jasmine
5 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (40.00%) CoffeeScript
6 3 (30.00%) Network Security
6 3 (30.00%) OWASP
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) C
6 3 (30.00%) C++
7 2 (20.00%) Web Services
7 2 (20.00%) SOA
7 2 (20.00%) Cryptography
7 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
7 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
8 1 (10.00%) NoSQL

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (10.00%) Route 53
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) IPv4
2 1 (10.00%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Redis
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) RSpec
1 4 (40.00%) Jasmine
1 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) Hudson
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) OWASP
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) Perl
3 4 (40.00%) CoffeeScript
4 3 (30.00%) C
4 3 (30.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Vagrant