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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 99 105 108
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 25 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.90% 0.28% 0.037%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.30% 1.10% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 0
Average daily rate
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£613 £343 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
+42.00% -
Ruby on Rails
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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
758 638 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.42% 25.58% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 310 244
Average daily rate £365 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 21
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 September 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 +2 22 £640 - 1
Edinburgh -4 3 £375 +16.27% 1
Dundee - - - -
Ruby on Rails
UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 37 (100.00%) Ruby
2 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (72.97%) TDD
4 20 (54.05%) MySQL
5 19 (51.35%) CSS
5 19 (51.35%) HTML
6 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
7 15 (40.54%) MongoDB
7 15 (40.54%) NoSQL
8 14 (37.84%) BDD
8 14 (37.84%) AIX
8 14 (37.84%) Solaris
8 14 (37.84%) Linux
8 14 (37.84%) Mac OS X
8 14 (37.84%) Django
9 13 (35.14%) Scala
10 10 (27.03%) Software Architecture
10 10 (27.03%) Java
11 9 (24.32%) Mentoring
11 9 (24.32%) Cucumber
11 9 (24.32%) CoffeeScript
11 9 (24.32%) Backbone.js
11 9 (24.32%) Jasmine
11 9 (24.32%) Ember.js
11 9 (24.32%) Configuration Management
11 9 (24.32%) MVC
11 9 (24.32%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (24.32%) Scrum
11 9 (24.32%) RSpec
11 9 (24.32%) Kanban

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 3 (8.11%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (54.05%) MySQL
2 15 (40.54%) MongoDB
2 15 (40.54%) NoSQL
3 9 (24.32%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (21.62%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) RSpec
1 9 (24.32%) Cucumber
1 9 (24.32%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.70%) JUnit
2 1 (2.70%) JMeter
2 1 (2.70%) Subversion
2 1 (2.70%) HttpUnit
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) Technical Architect
2 14 (37.84%) Architect
3 13 (35.14%) Ruby Developer
4 10 (27.03%) Digital Architect
5 8 (21.62%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 7 (18.92%) Senior Architect
6 7 (18.92%) Senior Technical Architect
7 5 (13.51%) Programmer
8 4 (10.81%) Senior Digital Architect
9 2 (5.41%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Senior Programmer
9 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.70%) Java Developer
10 1 (2.70%) Lead Technical Architect
10 1 (2.70%) Java Architect
10 1 (2.70%) Senior Java Architect
10 1 (2.70%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) CSS
1 19 (51.35%) HTML
2 14 (37.84%) Django
3 9 (24.32%) jQuery
3 9 (24.32%) Backbone.js
3 9 (24.32%) Ember.js
4 8 (21.62%) Play Framework
5 7 (18.92%) REST
6 2 (5.41%) RESTful
7 1 (2.70%) .NET
7 1 (2.70%) J2EE
7 1 (2.70%) SOAP
7 1 (2.70%) Web Services
7 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) User Experience
2 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.70%) Open Source
2 1 (2.70%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) AIX
1 14 (37.84%) Solaris
1 14 (37.84%) Linux
1 14 (37.84%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.70%) Android
2 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (72.97%) TDD
3 14 (37.84%) BDD
4 10 (27.03%) Software Architecture
5 9 (24.32%) Kanban
5 9 (24.32%) Mentoring
5 9 (24.32%) Configuration Management
5 9 (24.32%) MVC
5 9 (24.32%) Scrum
6 7 (18.92%) Web Development
6 7 (18.92%) User Stories
6 7 (18.92%) Line Management
6 7 (18.92%) Product Management
7 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.81%) Pair Programming
8 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Requirements Management
9 1 (2.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) Ruby
2 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
3 13 (35.14%) Scala
4 10 (27.03%) Java
5 9 (24.32%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (5.41%) Python
6 2 (5.41%) PHP
7 1 (2.70%) SQL
7 1 (2.70%) Perl
7 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle
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