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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 145 129 109
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -20
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 1 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.034% 0.10% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.50% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 16
Median daily rate £225 £180 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -57.01%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 - £71.00
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
580 599 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.95% 20.56% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 302 468
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +21.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +7.14%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Ruby on Rails as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dundee - 1 £225 -
Ruby on Rails
UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Lua
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Heroku
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) WebGL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) QGIS

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (50.00%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Heroku
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) QGIS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (50.00%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Lua
2 1 (50.00%) Python