The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 57 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing Ruby 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.10% 0.34% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.49% 1.03% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Median daily rate £375 £363 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +45.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £399
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-75.00% -43.66%
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
281 292 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 44.11% 33.56% 50.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 140 183
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 12 (66.67%) Unix
3 12 (66.67%) Java
4 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (50.00%) Mentoring
6 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
7 7 (38.89%) Clojure
7 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (38.89%) Kanban
7 7 (38.89%) TDD
7 7 (38.89%) Scrum
7 7 (38.89%) Mac OS X
7 7 (38.89%) Prototyping
7 7 (38.89%) Ansible
7 7 (38.89%) DevOps
8 6 (33.33%) OO
8 6 (33.33%) Subversion
8 6 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
9 5 (27.78%) NoSQL
9 5 (27.78%) AIX
9 5 (27.78%) PHP
9 5 (27.78%) J2EE
9 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (22.22%) Perl
10 4 (22.22%) HTML
10 4 (22.22%) HPUX
10 4 (22.22%) Python
10 4 (22.22%) Hudson

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (27.78%) NoSQL
3 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
4 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 6 (33.33%) Subversion
3 4 (22.22%) Hudson
3 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.11%) GitLab
General
1 4 (22.22%) Law
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
1 4 (22.22%) Technical Design Leader
1 4 (22.22%) Technical Leader
2 3 (16.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Instructor
2 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Java Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Scripter
4 1 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Python/Django Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) J2EE
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) CSS3
3 3 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) Django
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Unix
3 7 (38.89%) Mac OS X
4 5 (27.78%) AIX
5 4 (22.22%) HPUX
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (38.89%) DevOps
3 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (38.89%) Kanban
3 7 (38.89%) Prototyping
3 7 (38.89%) Scrum
3 7 (38.89%) TDD
4 6 (33.33%) OO
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (22.22%) Software Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (16.67%) ArchiMate
7 3 (16.67%) Data Architecture
7 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 3 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (16.67%) OOD
7 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 12 (66.67%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) Clojure
4 5 (27.78%) PHP
5 4 (22.22%) Perl
5 4 (22.22%) Python
6 3 (16.67%) C
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Ansible
2 6 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.11%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
1 1 (5.56%) VMware