The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby 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 over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 115 127 105
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Contract jobs citing Ruby 30 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.04% 0.14% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.00% 0.43% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 16
Median daily rate £400 £253 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.41% -39.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £195 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £311 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-77.50% -43.66%
Ruby
UK

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
1000 937 1032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.63% 32.34% 39.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 492 621
Median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 21
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +22.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 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
Edinburgh +1 18 £475 +88.11% 10
Glasgow - 8 £375 - 4
Stirling - 6 - -
Dundee - 1 £225 -
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby 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.

1 34 (82.93%) Java
2 31 (75.61%) Linux
3 26 (63.41%) Perl
4 24 (58.54%) Finance
5 22 (53.66%) DevOps
6 18 (43.90%) Unix
7 16 (39.02%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (39.02%) PowerShell
7 16 (39.02%) Ansible
8 15 (36.59%) Jenkins
8 15 (36.59%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (34.15%) Python
10 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (29.27%) Migration
11 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
12 11 (26.83%) TeamCity
12 11 (26.83%) Docker
12 11 (26.83%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (26.83%) Puppet
12 11 (26.83%) Splunk
13 10 (24.39%) Bash Shell
13 10 (24.39%) C++
13 10 (24.39%) Windows
13 10 (24.39%) Configuration Management
14 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
14 9 (21.95%) Legal
14 9 (21.95%) Banking
14 9 (21.95%) PaaS
14 9 (21.95%) Bourne shell
14 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure

Ruby
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 4 (9.76%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) Confluence
2 2 (4.88%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.83%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (21.95%) PaaS
3 2 (4.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.44%) Heroku
4 1 (2.44%) IaaS
4 1 (2.44%) iTunes
4 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) LDAP
2 2 (4.88%) HTTP
2 2 (4.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) MongoDB
1 6 (14.63%) ObjectStore
2 5 (12.20%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.88%) DB2
5 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.44%) GIS
6 1 (2.44%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Jenkins
2 11 (26.83%) TeamCity
3 9 (21.95%) MSBuild
3 9 (21.95%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (17.07%) Hudson
5 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
5 6 (14.63%) Subversion
6 3 (7.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (7.32%) Selenium
7 2 (4.88%) Ant
7 2 (4.88%) Artifactory
7 2 (4.88%) ClearCase
7 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.88%) Gradle
7 2 (4.88%) Grunt
7 2 (4.88%) gulp
7 2 (4.88%) JIRA
7 2 (4.88%) Maven
7 2 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (4.88%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (58.54%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Banking
2 9 (21.95%) Legal
3 6 (14.63%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.88%) Law
5 1 (2.44%) Advertising
5 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Architect
4 4 (9.76%) AWS Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Azure Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (9.76%) DevOps Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (9.76%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Design Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) HTML
1 6 (14.63%) OAuth
1 6 (14.63%) Web Services
2 4 (9.76%) CSS
2 4 (9.76%) CSS3
2 4 (9.76%) HTML5
3 3 (7.32%) J2EE
4 2 (4.88%) Java EE
4 2 (4.88%) JDBC
4 2 (4.88%) JSP
4 2 (4.88%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (4.88%) Servlets
4 2 (4.88%) SOAP
4 2 (4.88%) XML
5 1 (2.44%) .NET
5 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.44%) jQuery
5 1 (2.44%) Sass
5 1 (2.44%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Clustering
1 6 (14.63%) Hedge funds
1 6 (14.63%) Mainframe
1 6 (14.63%) PKI
2 4 (9.76%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.88%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.44%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (2.44%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (2.44%) iPad
4 1 (2.44%) iPhone
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 31 (75.61%) Linux
2 18 (43.90%) Unix
3 10 (24.39%) Windows
4 7 (17.07%) AIX
4 7 (17.07%) Mac OS X
5 6 (14.63%) Solaris
6 5 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (9.76%) HPUX
8 2 (4.88%) Android
8 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) DevOps
2 16 (39.02%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (29.27%) Migration
5 10 (24.39%) Configuration Management
6 9 (21.95%) Mentoring
7 8 (19.51%) OO
7 8 (19.51%) TDD
8 7 (17.07%) Kanban
8 7 (17.07%) Scrum
9 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (14.63%) Identity Management
9 6 (14.63%) RAD
10 5 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
11 4 (9.76%) OOD
12 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
12 3 (7.32%) ETL
12 3 (7.32%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 34 (82.93%) Java
2 26 (63.41%) Perl
3 16 (39.02%) PowerShell
4 14 (34.15%) Python
5 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
6 10 (24.39%) Bash Shell
6 10 (24.39%) C++
7 9 (21.95%) Bourne shell
8 8 (19.51%) Korn
9 7 (17.07%) VBA
10 6 (14.63%) Clojure
11 5 (12.20%) SQL
12 3 (7.32%) C
12 3 (7.32%) PHP
13 2 (4.88%) C#
13 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
14 1 (2.44%) Lua
14 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Docker
2 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (14.63%) Veritas File System
2 6 (14.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (4.88%) VirtualBox
3 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (39.02%) Ansible
2 15 (36.59%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (26.83%) Puppet
4 6 (14.63%) Nagios
4 6 (14.63%) TADDM
5 2 (4.88%) CA Wily
5 2 (4.88%) logstash
5 2 (4.88%) Tivoli
5 2 (4.88%) Zenoss
6 1 (2.44%) CFEngine
6 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Splunk
2 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
3 6 (14.63%) EMC
3 6 (14.63%) Veritas
4 3 (7.32%) VMware
5 2 (4.88%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.88%) Google
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
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