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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 52 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Ruby 5 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.83% 1.17% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.59% 2.90% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Average daily rate - £388 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-47.18% +425.92%
Ruby
Scotland

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
193 310 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 31.90% 40.42% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 189 144
Average daily rate £338 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £24.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 13 February 2016, 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 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Python
3 12 (66.67%) Unix
3 12 (66.67%) Finance
4 10 (55.56%) Banking
5 9 (50.00%) VMware
5 9 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (50.00%) Ansible
6 8 (44.44%) AIX
7 7 (38.89%) DevOps
7 7 (38.89%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (27.78%) Scrum
9 5 (27.78%) Kanban
9 5 (27.78%) TDD
9 5 (27.78%) Java
9 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
9 5 (27.78%) Clojure
9 5 (27.78%) vCloud
10 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
10 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
10 4 (22.22%) Migration
10 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
10 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
10 4 (22.22%) Mac OS X
10 4 (22.22%) Subversion
11 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
12 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
12 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 4 (22.22%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 6 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Consultant
4 4 (22.22%) Linux Consultant
4 4 (22.22%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) Technical Design Leader
5 3 (16.67%) Technical Leader
6 2 (11.11%) Linux Scripter
6 2 (11.11%) Unix Scripter
7 1 (5.56%) AIX Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Unix Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Unix Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Unix
3 9 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (44.44%) AIX
5 4 (22.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) DevOps
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (27.78%) Kanban
3 5 (27.78%) Scrum
3 5 (27.78%) TDD
4 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 4 (22.22%) Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) ArchiMate
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 2 (11.11%) ETL
6 2 (11.11%) OO
6 2 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Python
2 5 (27.78%) Clojure
2 5 (27.78%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) vCloud
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) Ansible
2 7 (38.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
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