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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 124 105 99
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 1 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.034% 0.53% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 1.80% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 6
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £150.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 £150.00
% change year-on-year
- -52.66%
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
602 721 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.57% 29.46% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 398 324
Average daily rate £375 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £248 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £113.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 March 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 -8 1 £388 -6.06% 1
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 2
Ruby on Rails
UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (100.00%) Ruby
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (60.00%) Java
4 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) TDD
5 6 (40.00%) jQuery
5 6 (40.00%) RSpec
5 6 (40.00%) Cucumber
5 6 (40.00%) HTML
5 6 (40.00%) Perl
5 6 (40.00%) CSS
5 6 (40.00%) Linux
5 6 (40.00%) CoffeeScript
5 6 (40.00%) Jasmine
6 5 (33.33%) Python
6 5 (33.33%) UNIX
6 5 (33.33%) .NET
7 4 (26.67%) C
7 4 (26.67%) C++
7 4 (26.67%) Web Services
7 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
7 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
7 4 (26.67%) Network Security
7 4 (26.67%) OWASP
7 4 (26.67%) Scrum
8 3 (20.00%) Cryptography
8 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) SOA
8 3 (20.00%) MySQL

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (13.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) IPv4
2 1 (6.67%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
1 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
2 3 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) RSpec
1 6 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (40.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (13.33%) JUnit
2 2 (13.33%) JMeter
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) HttpUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Ant
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Software Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Programmer
5 2 (13.33%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Programmer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Technical Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Lead Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
1 6 (40.00%) CSS
1 6 (40.00%) jQuery
2 5 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (13.33%) Spring
4 2 (13.33%) SOAP
4 2 (13.33%) RESTful
4 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
4 2 (13.33%) Ember.js
4 2 (13.33%) Django
5 1 (6.67%) JPA
5 1 (6.67%) J2EE
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (13.33%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Android
3 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) OWASP
4 3 (20.00%) SOA
5 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
6 1 (6.67%) Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Line Management
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Ruby
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (60.00%) Java
4 6 (40.00%) Perl
4 6 (40.00%) CoffeeScript
5 5 (33.33%) Python
6 4 (26.67%) C
6 4 (26.67%) C++
7 2 (13.33%) Scala
8 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle