The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Programming Languages 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 67 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.36% 0.39% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.73% 0.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.69% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -27.77%
Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
413 376 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 50.24% 48.83% 32.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 175 131
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Ruby
Scotland

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 31 July 2014, 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 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 12 (85.71%) CSS
2 12 (85.71%) Ruby on Rails
3 11 (78.57%) TDD
3 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 11 (78.57%) BDD
4 10 (71.43%) AIX
4 10 (71.43%) Solaris
4 10 (71.43%) Linux
4 10 (71.43%) Mac OS X
5 6 (42.86%) MVC
5 6 (42.86%) MySQL
5 6 (42.86%) Backbone.js
5 6 (42.86%) jQuery
5 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (42.86%) Jasmine
5 6 (42.86%) Ember.js
6 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (35.71%) CoffeeScript
6 5 (35.71%) RSpec
6 5 (35.71%) Capistrano
6 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
6 5 (35.71%) Web Development
6 5 (35.71%) Pair Programming
7 2 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (14.29%) PHP
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
8 1 (7.14%) MySQL Certification
8 1 (7.14%) Magento

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Drupal
1 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Maya
1 1 (7.14%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Jasmine
2 5 (35.71%) RSpec
2 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
3 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.14%) QUnit
General
1 1 (7.14%) Games
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Ruby Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PHP Magento Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Magento Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Games Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 12 (85.71%) CSS
2 12 (85.71%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (42.86%) jQuery
3 6 (42.86%) Backbone.js
3 6 (42.86%) Ember.js
4 2 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (7.14%) Django
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (7.14%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (7.14%) Sass
5 1 (7.14%) LESS
5 1 (7.14%) Struts
5 1 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) OpenGL
5 1 (7.14%) DirectX
5 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.14%) Spring
5 1 (7.14%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) AIX
1 10 (71.43%) Solaris
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
1 10 (71.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) TDD
1 11 (78.57%) BDD
2 6 (42.86%) MVC
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (35.71%) Pair Programming
3 5 (35.71%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Refactoring
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) CoffeeScript
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Zend
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