The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby 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 over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 94 100 112
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Contract jobs citing Ruby 31 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.11% 0.68% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.77% 2.07% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 0
Average daily rate
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£600 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+8.62% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +21.21%
Ruby
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1120 822 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.27% 33.05% 30.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 399 395
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £253 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 40
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £42.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby across the Scotland region.

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Scotland region.

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Ruby
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 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 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 +8 25 £640 +72.97% 1
Edinburgh -11 3 £375 +17.18% 7
Fife - 3 £180 - 1
Midlothian - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Ruby
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Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Ruby 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.

1 37 (80.43%) Ruby on Rails
2 34 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (67.39%) TDD
4 22 (47.83%) MySQL
5 20 (43.48%) HTML
5 20 (43.48%) CSS
6 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
7 16 (34.78%) Java
7 16 (34.78%) MongoDB
7 16 (34.78%) NoSQL
8 15 (32.61%) BDD
8 15 (32.61%) Linux
9 14 (30.43%) AIX
9 14 (30.43%) Solaris
9 14 (30.43%) Mac OS X
9 14 (30.43%) Scala
9 14 (30.43%) Django
10 12 (26.09%) Scrum
11 10 (21.74%) Kanban
11 10 (21.74%) Software Architecture
11 10 (21.74%) REST
11 10 (21.74%) Mentoring
12 9 (19.57%) CoffeeScript
12 9 (19.57%) Backbone.js
12 9 (19.57%) Jasmine
12 9 (19.57%) Ember.js
12 9 (19.57%) Cucumber
12 9 (19.57%) RSpec
12 9 (19.57%) jQuery
12 9 (19.57%) PostgreSQL

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Ruby 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.52%) Apache
1 3 (6.52%) GlassFish
2 2 (4.35%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) Drupal
3 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
1 1 (2.17%) Maya
1 1 (2.17%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (47.83%) MySQL
2 16 (34.78%) MongoDB
2 16 (34.78%) NoSQL
3 9 (19.57%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (17.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (6.52%) Pentaho
6 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) RSpec
1 9 (19.57%) Cucumber
1 9 (19.57%) Jasmine
2 2 (4.35%) Gradle
2 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.17%) JUnit
3 1 (2.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.17%) JMeter
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
3 1 (2.17%) HttpUnit
3 1 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.17%) Electronics
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
1 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Developer
2 15 (32.61%) Technical Architect
2 15 (32.61%) Architect
3 13 (28.26%) Ruby Developer
4 10 (21.74%) Digital Architect
5 8 (17.39%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 7 (15.22%) Senior Technical Architect
6 7 (15.22%) Senior Architect
7 5 (10.87%) Programmer
8 4 (8.70%) Java Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Senior Digital Architect
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Tester
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Programmer
10 1 (2.17%) Java Architect
10 1 (2.17%) Senior Java Architect
10 1 (2.17%) Lead Architect
10 1 (2.17%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (80.43%) Ruby on Rails
2 20 (43.48%) HTML
2 20 (43.48%) CSS
3 14 (30.43%) Django
4 10 (21.74%) REST
5 9 (19.57%) Backbone.js
5 9 (19.57%) Ember.js
5 9 (19.57%) jQuery
6 8 (17.39%) Play Framework
7 3 (6.52%) Grails
7 3 (6.52%) RESTful
7 3 (6.52%) Java EE
7 3 (6.52%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (6.52%) EJB
7 3 (6.52%) JNDI
7 3 (6.52%) JMS
8 1 (2.17%) OpenGL
8 1 (2.17%) DirectX
8 1 (2.17%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) User Experience
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.17%) Physics
3 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.17%) Open Source
3 1 (2.17%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Linux
2 14 (30.43%) Mac OS X
2 14 (30.43%) AIX
2 14 (30.43%) Solaris
3 5 (10.87%) UNIX
4 1 (2.17%) Windows
4 1 (2.17%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (67.39%) TDD
3 15 (32.61%) BDD
4 12 (26.09%) Scrum
5 10 (21.74%) Mentoring
5 10 (21.74%) Kanban
5 10 (21.74%) Software Architecture
6 9 (19.57%) Configuration Management
6 9 (19.57%) MVC
7 7 (15.22%) Web Development
7 7 (15.22%) Product Management
7 7 (15.22%) User Stories
7 7 (15.22%) Line Management
8 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.70%) Software Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Pair Programming
10 3 (6.52%) SOA
10 3 (6.52%) Manual Testing
11 2 (4.35%) Requirements Management
11 2 (4.35%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
2 16 (34.78%) Java
3 14 (30.43%) Scala
4 9 (19.57%) CoffeeScript
5 7 (15.22%) Python
6 4 (8.70%) Perl
6 4 (8.70%) PHP
6 4 (8.70%) SQL
7 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.52%) Groovy
8 2 (4.35%) VBScript
8 2 (4.35%) VB
9 1 (2.17%) C++
9 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL Certification
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle
1 1 (2.17%) Zend
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