The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 115 112 94
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 8 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.29% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.29% 1.03% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 7
Average daily rate
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £280 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £385 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £150.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £13.50 £150.00
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -91.00%
Ruby on Rails
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
618 678 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.36% 27.90% 28.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 368 322
Average daily rate £375 £323 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 11
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Scotland region.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Ruby on Rails
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Scotland region.

Ruby on Rails Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Ruby on Rails
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +6 7 £369 +13.46%
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Ruby on Rails
UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails.

1 36 (100.00%) Ruby
2 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (55.56%) TDD
3 20 (55.56%) Java
3 20 (55.56%) MongoDB
3 20 (55.56%) NoSQL
4 19 (52.78%) MySQL
5 16 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 16 (44.44%) Django
6 15 (41.67%) Scala
7 13 (36.11%) Scrum
8 12 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (30.56%) CSS
9 11 (30.56%) HTML
9 11 (30.56%) Software Architecture
10 10 (27.78%) Cucumber
10 10 (27.78%) RSpec
10 10 (27.78%) CoffeeScript
10 10 (27.78%) Jasmine
10 10 (27.78%) Mentoring
10 10 (27.78%) jQuery
11 9 (25.00%) Kanban
12 8 (22.22%) Perl
12 8 (22.22%) User Experience
12 8 (22.22%) Line Management
12 8 (22.22%) Play Framework
12 8 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (19.44%) Product Management
13 7 (19.44%) REST
13 7 (19.44%) User Stories

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.11%) Apache
1 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 4 (11.11%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) IPv4
2 1 (2.78%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (55.56%) MongoDB
1 20 (55.56%) NoSQL
2 19 (52.78%) MySQL
3 12 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) RSpec
1 10 (27.78%) Cucumber
1 10 (27.78%) Jasmine
2 4 (11.11%) JUnit
2 4 (11.11%) JMeter
3 3 (8.33%) HttpUnit
4 1 (2.78%) Ant
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
4 1 (2.78%) Maven
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Developer
2 16 (44.44%) Technical Architect
2 16 (44.44%) Architect
3 11 (30.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 10 (27.78%) Digital Architect
5 8 (22.22%) Senior Architect
5 8 (22.22%) Senior Technical Architect
6 6 (16.67%) Programmer
6 6 (16.67%) Ruby Developer
7 5 (13.89%) Java Developer
8 4 (11.11%) Software Developer
8 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
8 4 (11.11%) Senior Programmer
8 4 (11.11%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 4 (11.11%) Senior Digital Architect
9 2 (5.56%) Lead Technical Architect
9 2 (5.56%) Lead Architect
10 1 (2.78%) Java Architect
10 1 (2.78%) Senior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) Django
2 11 (30.56%) HTML
2 11 (30.56%) CSS
3 10 (27.78%) jQuery
4 8 (22.22%) Play Framework
5 7 (19.44%) REST
5 7 (19.44%) .NET
6 6 (16.67%) Web Services
6 6 (16.67%) Backbone.js
6 6 (16.67%) Ember.js
7 4 (11.11%) RESTful
7 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
7 4 (11.11%) Spring
7 4 (11.11%) SOAP
8 3 (8.33%) J2EE
9 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.78%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) User Experience
2 4 (11.11%) Open Source
3 3 (8.33%) Machine to Machine
3 3 (8.33%) Cryptography
3 3 (8.33%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.78%) W3C
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) UNIX
3 4 (11.11%) Android
3 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.56%) Solaris
4 2 (5.56%) Windows
5 1 (2.78%) AIX
5 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (55.56%) TDD
3 13 (36.11%) Scrum
4 11 (30.56%) Software Architecture
5 10 (27.78%) Mentoring
6 9 (25.00%) Kanban
7 8 (22.22%) Line Management
8 7 (19.44%) User Stories
8 7 (19.44%) Product Management
8 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
9 6 (16.67%) MVC
10 4 (11.11%) CRM
10 4 (11.11%) OWASP
11 3 (8.33%) SOA
12 2 (5.56%) Security Testing
13 1 (2.78%) Web Development
13 1 (2.78%) Security Architecture
13 1 (2.78%) BDD
13 1 (2.78%) Web Application Development
13 1 (2.78%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Ruby
2 20 (55.56%) Java
3 16 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 15 (41.67%) Scala
5 10 (27.78%) CoffeeScript
6 8 (22.22%) Perl
7 5 (13.89%) Python
8 4 (11.11%) C
8 4 (11.11%) C++
9 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
9 3 (8.33%) PHP
10 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle