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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 118 119 102
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Contract jobs citing Ruby 6 15 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 0.47% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.66% 1.52% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 25
Median daily rate £400 £350 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £285 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £389
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -88.73%
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
903 987 1075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.90% 30.97% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 525 608
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 16
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.38 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.48% +15.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £25.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +16 3 £450 - 3
Glasgow +7 2 £388 +8.77% 1
Angus - 1 - -
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 24 (72.73%) Java
1 24 (72.73%) Linux
2 23 (69.70%) DevOps
3 21 (63.64%) Python
4 19 (57.58%) Perl
5 15 (45.45%) Ansible
6 14 (42.42%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (42.42%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (39.39%) Finance
7 13 (39.39%) Jenkins
8 12 (36.36%) C++
8 12 (36.36%) Unix
9 10 (30.30%) Docker
9 10 (30.30%) Splunk
10 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
10 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (27.27%) PaaS
10 9 (27.27%) Migration
10 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (24.24%) TeamCity
11 8 (24.24%) Puppet
12 7 (21.21%) MSBuild
12 7 (21.21%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (21.21%) Kanban
12 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
12 7 (21.21%) Bourne shell
12 7 (21.21%) Bash Shell
12 7 (21.21%) Legal
12 7 (21.21%) MS Excel

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 3 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (6.06%) ArcGIS
2 2 (6.06%) JBoss
2 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.03%) Confluence
3 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (27.27%) PaaS
2 4 (12.12%) iTunes
3 3 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (9.09%) IaaS
4 2 (6.06%) SaaS
5 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) LDAP
1 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Hadoop
1 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
1 5 (15.15%) ObjectStore
1 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.09%) GIS
4 2 (6.06%) QGIS
5 1 (3.03%) DB2
5 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Jenkins
2 8 (24.24%) TeamCity
3 7 (21.21%) MSBuild
3 7 (21.21%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (18.18%) Hudson
5 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
6 4 (12.12%) GitLab
7 3 (9.09%) Maven
7 3 (9.09%) Subversion
8 2 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
9 1 (3.03%) Ant
9 1 (3.03%) ClearCase
9 1 (3.03%) gulp
9 1 (3.03%) JIRA
9 1 (3.03%) JUnit
9 1 (3.03%) Selenium
9 1 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (3.03%) Travis CI
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Legal
3 6 (18.18%) Banking
4 4 (12.12%) Law
5 2 (6.06%) Advertising
5 2 (6.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 4 (12.12%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) AWS Architect
4 3 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (9.09%) Azure Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Azure DevOps
4 3 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (9.09%) DevOps Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.06%) HTML
2 2 (6.06%) J2EE
2 2 (6.06%) WebGL
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Flex
3 1 (3.03%) Django
3 1 (3.03%) Flash
3 1 (3.03%) Java EE
3 1 (3.03%) JDBC
3 1 (3.03%) JSP
3 1 (3.03%) Servlets
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
3 1 (3.03%) Spring
3 1 (3.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Algorithms
1 6 (18.18%) Mathematics
2 5 (15.15%) Data Structures
3 4 (12.12%) Applied Mathematics
3 4 (12.12%) iPad
3 4 (12.12%) iPhone
3 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
3 4 (12.12%) Physics
4 2 (6.06%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Linux
2 12 (36.36%) Unix
3 6 (18.18%) AIX
3 6 (18.18%) Android
3 6 (18.18%) Apple iOS
4 4 (12.12%) HPUX
4 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (9.09%) Mac OS X
6 2 (6.06%) Windows
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) DevOps
2 14 (42.42%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 9 (27.27%) Migration
4 7 (21.21%) Kanban
5 6 (18.18%) OO
5 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 6 (18.18%) TDD
6 5 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (15.15%) Scrum
7 4 (12.12%) Android Development
7 4 (12.12%) iOS Development
7 4 (12.12%) Mobile Development
7 4 (12.12%) Open Source
7 4 (12.12%) Web Development
8 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.06%) MapReduce
9 2 (6.06%) Prototyping
9 2 (6.06%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) Java
2 21 (63.64%) Python
3 19 (57.58%) Perl
4 12 (36.36%) C++
5 7 (21.21%) Bash Shell
5 7 (21.21%) Bourne shell
5 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
6 6 (18.18%) C#
6 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 6 (18.18%) Korn
7 4 (12.12%) Objective-C
7 4 (12.12%) PHP
8 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
9 2 (6.06%) Clojure
9 2 (6.06%) Lua
10 1 (3.03%) ActionScript
10 1 (3.03%) Apple Swift
10 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) VirtualBox
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (45.45%) Ansible
2 14 (42.42%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (24.24%) Puppet
4 2 (6.06%) Capistrano
4 2 (6.06%) Fluentd
4 2 (6.06%) Graylog
5 1 (3.03%) CA Wily
5 1 (3.03%) CFEngine
5 1 (3.03%) logstash
5 1 (3.03%) rkt
5 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
5 1 (3.03%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Splunk
2 5 (15.15%) EMC
2 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.03%) Google
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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