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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 57 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 9 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.36% - 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.30% - 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 11
Median daily rate £375 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 - £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 £55.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-58.10% -21.83%
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
273 326 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 41.18% 36.18% 51.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 174 223
Median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 11 (73.33%) Unix
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
4 6 (40.00%) Ansible
4 6 (40.00%) DevOps
4 6 (40.00%) Clojure
4 6 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (40.00%) Kanban
4 6 (40.00%) OO
4 6 (40.00%) TDD
4 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 6 (40.00%) AIX
5 5 (33.33%) Mac OS X
6 4 (26.67%) VMware
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 4 (26.67%) Python
6 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
6 4 (26.67%) Subversion
6 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
7 3 (20.00%) CSS3
7 3 (20.00%) ArchiMate
7 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
7 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (20.00%) Data Architecture

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (26.67%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) Hudson
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Instructor
2 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Java Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Design Leader
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Scripter
3 2 (13.33%) Unix Scripter
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) CSS
1 3 (20.00%) CSS3
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) HTML5
1 3 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
1 11 (73.33%) Unix
2 6 (40.00%) AIX
3 5 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (13.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
3 6 (40.00%) DevOps
3 6 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (40.00%) Kanban
3 6 (40.00%) OO
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) ArchiMate
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (20.00%) ETL
4 3 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (20.00%) OOD
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
1 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) Clojure
3 4 (26.67%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) C
4 3 (20.00%) PHP
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Ansible
2 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat