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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 110 108 97
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 10 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.38% 0.18% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.56% 0.67% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 5
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£388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
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
641 597 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.29% 26.16% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 312 334
Average daily rate £375 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £63.75 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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 +5 9 £388 - 4
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Ruby on Rails
UK

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 40 (100.00%) Ruby
2 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (55.00%) TDD
4 20 (50.00%) Java
4 20 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 20 (50.00%) NoSQL
5 19 (47.50%) MySQL
6 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
7 16 (40.00%) Django
8 15 (37.50%) Scala
9 13 (32.50%) Scrum
10 12 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (30.00%) HTML
10 12 (30.00%) CSS
11 11 (27.50%) jQuery
11 11 (27.50%) Software Architecture
11 11 (27.50%) Cucumber
11 11 (27.50%) RSpec
11 11 (27.50%) CoffeeScript
11 11 (27.50%) Jasmine
12 10 (25.00%) Mentoring
13 9 (22.50%) Kanban
13 9 (22.50%) Linux
13 9 (22.50%) Configuration Management
14 8 (20.00%) Perl
14 8 (20.00%) User Experience
14 8 (20.00%) Line Management
14 8 (20.00%) Play Framework
14 8 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (17.50%) Product Management

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (15.00%) Apache
2 4 (10.00%) CMS
2 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) IPv4
2 1 (2.50%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 20 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 19 (47.50%) MySQL
3 12 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Cucumber
1 11 (27.50%) RSpec
1 11 (27.50%) Jasmine
2 4 (10.00%) JUnit
2 4 (10.00%) JMeter
3 3 (7.50%) HttpUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Ant
4 1 (2.50%) Maven
4 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Developer
2 16 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 16 (40.00%) Architect
3 12 (30.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 10 (25.00%) Digital Architect
5 8 (20.00%) Senior Technical Architect
5 8 (20.00%) Senior Architect
5 8 (20.00%) Ruby Developer
6 7 (17.50%) Programmer
7 6 (15.00%) Software Developer
8 5 (12.50%) Java Developer
9 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
9 4 (10.00%) Senior Programmer
9 4 (10.00%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 4 (10.00%) Senior Digital Architect
10 2 (5.00%) Lead Architect
10 2 (5.00%) Lead Technical Architect
11 1 (2.50%) Java Architect
11 1 (2.50%) Senior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) Django
2 12 (30.00%) HTML
2 12 (30.00%) CSS
3 11 (27.50%) jQuery
4 8 (20.00%) Play Framework
5 7 (17.50%) Backbone.js
5 7 (17.50%) REST
5 7 (17.50%) Ember.js
5 7 (17.50%) .NET
6 6 (15.00%) Web Services
7 4 (10.00%) Hibernate
7 4 (10.00%) Spring
7 4 (10.00%) SOAP
7 4 (10.00%) RESTful
8 3 (7.50%) J2EE
9 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.50%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) User Experience
2 4 (10.00%) Open Source
3 3 (7.50%) Machine to Machine
3 3 (7.50%) Cryptography
3 3 (7.50%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.50%) W3C
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Linux
2 5 (12.50%) UNIX
3 4 (10.00%) Solaris
3 4 (10.00%) Android
3 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (7.50%) AIX
4 3 (7.50%) Mac OS X
5 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (55.00%) TDD
3 13 (32.50%) Scrum
4 11 (27.50%) Software Architecture
5 10 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 9 (22.50%) Kanban
6 9 (22.50%) Configuration Management
7 8 (20.00%) Line Management
8 7 (17.50%) Product Management
8 7 (17.50%) User Stories
8 7 (17.50%) MVC
9 4 (10.00%) CRM
9 4 (10.00%) OWASP
10 3 (7.50%) BDD
10 3 (7.50%) SOA
11 2 (5.00%) Security Testing
11 2 (5.00%) Software Testing
11 2 (5.00%) Requirements Management
11 2 (5.00%) Web Development
12 1 (2.50%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Ruby
2 20 (50.00%) Java
3 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
4 15 (37.50%) Scala
5 11 (27.50%) CoffeeScript
6 8 (20.00%) Perl
7 7 (17.50%) Python
8 4 (10.00%) C
8 4 (10.00%) C++
8 4 (10.00%) PHP
9 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle