The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 130 108 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 2 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.072% 0.32% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 1.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £336 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £294
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +19.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
786 623 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.30% 25.26% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 284 186
Average daily rate £375 £370 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +18.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 14
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Ruby on Rails
UK

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 24 July 2014. 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 -5 1 - - 4
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Ruby on Rails
UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 22 (100.00%) Ruby
2 21 (95.45%) HTML
3 20 (90.91%) CSS
4 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
5 16 (72.73%) TDD
6 15 (68.18%) BDD
7 14 (63.64%) Mac OS X
7 14 (63.64%) AIX
7 14 (63.64%) Solaris
7 14 (63.64%) Linux
8 8 (36.36%) jQuery
8 8 (36.36%) MySQL
9 7 (31.82%) Backbone.js
10 6 (27.27%) Jasmine
10 6 (27.27%) Ember.js
10 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (27.27%) MVC
10 6 (27.27%) Web Development
11 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (22.73%) RSpec
11 5 (22.73%) Pair Programming
11 5 (22.73%) CoffeeScript
11 5 (22.73%) Capistrano
11 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
12 2 (9.09%) HTML5
12 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
12 2 (9.09%) Ajax
13 1 (4.55%) Marketing
13 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
13 1 (4.55%) JSON

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Jasmine
2 5 (22.73%) RSpec
2 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) QUnit
General
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Ruby Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) HTML
2 20 (90.91%) CSS
3 8 (36.36%) jQuery
4 7 (31.82%) Backbone.js
5 6 (27.27%) Ember.js
6 2 (9.09%) HTML5
6 2 (9.09%) Ajax
7 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
7 1 (4.55%) JSON
7 1 (4.55%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (4.55%) Django
7 1 (4.55%) RESTful
7 1 (4.55%) Spring
7 1 (4.55%) Struts
7 1 (4.55%) XML
7 1 (4.55%) Sass
7 1 (4.55%) LESS
7 1 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Mac OS X
1 14 (63.64%) AIX
1 14 (63.64%) Solaris
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) TDD
2 15 (68.18%) BDD
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) MVC
3 6 (27.27%) Web Development
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (22.73%) Pair Programming
5 1 (4.55%) Refactoring
5 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Ruby
2 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Java
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Capistrano