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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 49 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 24 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.00% 0.62% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.19% 1.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 0
Average daily rate
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£645 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.32% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +33.33%
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
388 279 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 48.50% 43.19% 41.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 135 180
Average daily rate £388 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £286 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -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
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 1 October 2014.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 27 (90.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (70.00%) TDD
4 18 (60.00%) MySQL
5 15 (50.00%) MongoDB
5 15 (50.00%) NoSQL
6 14 (46.67%) Scala
6 14 (46.67%) Django
7 11 (36.67%) CSS
7 11 (36.67%) HTML
8 10 (33.33%) Java
8 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 10 (33.33%) Scrum
8 10 (33.33%) Kanban
8 10 (33.33%) Software Architecture
8 10 (33.33%) BDD
8 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
9 9 (30.00%) AIX
9 9 (30.00%) Solaris
9 9 (30.00%) Linux
9 9 (30.00%) Configuration Management
9 9 (30.00%) Mac OS X
10 8 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (26.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (26.67%) Play Framework
11 7 (23.33%) REST
11 7 (23.33%) Product Management
11 7 (23.33%) User Experience
11 7 (23.33%) User Stories
11 7 (23.33%) Line Management

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) WordPress
2 1 (3.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Houdini
1 1 (3.33%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (60.00%) MySQL
2 15 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 15 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 8 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (26.67%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) RSpec
1 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (20.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Architect
1 15 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 12 (40.00%) Developer
3 10 (33.33%) Digital Architect
4 7 (23.33%) Senior Architect
4 7 (23.33%) Ruby Developer
4 7 (23.33%) Senior Technical Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Digital Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Programmer
7 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.33%) PHP Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Lead Technical Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Games Developer
8 1 (3.33%) PHP Magento Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Java Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Lead Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (90.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 14 (46.67%) Django
3 11 (36.67%) CSS
3 11 (36.67%) HTML
4 8 (26.67%) Play Framework
5 7 (23.33%) REST
6 6 (20.00%) Ember.js
6 6 (20.00%) jQuery
6 6 (20.00%) Backbone.js
7 1 (3.33%) OpenGL
7 1 (3.33%) DirectX
7 1 (3.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (3.33%) Unreal Engine
7 1 (3.33%) RESTful
7 1 (3.33%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (3.33%) CryEngine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) AIX
1 9 (30.00%) Solaris
1 9 (30.00%) Linux
1 9 (30.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (70.00%) TDD
3 10 (33.33%) Scrum
3 10 (33.33%) Kanban
3 10 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 10 (33.33%) BDD
3 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 9 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (23.33%) Product Management
5 7 (23.33%) User Stories
5 7 (23.33%) Line Management
6 6 (20.00%) MVC
7 5 (16.67%) Web Development
8 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (10.00%) Pair Programming
10 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
10 2 (6.67%) Requirements Management
11 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
11 1 (3.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) Scala
2 10 (33.33%) Java
2 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) CoffeeScript
4 4 (13.33%) Python
5 3 (10.00%) PHP
6 2 (6.67%) SQL
7 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Zend