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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
UK / Scotland
Rank 95 128 109
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -19
Contract jobs citing Ruby 12 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.73% 0.27% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.60% 0.80% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 9
Median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £375 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £375 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

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
748 873 1060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.47% 33.75% 40.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 511 607
Median daily rate £365 £366 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% -2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £494 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 9 12
Median hourly rate £43.00 £31.25 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.60% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £20.00 £15.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.15 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +26 6 £425 - 10
Angus - 4 - -
Glasgow +1 2 £400 +6.66%
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 14 (66.67%) Java
1 14 (66.67%) Python
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 7 (33.33%) Linux
3 7 (33.33%) OO
3 7 (33.33%) Android
3 7 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 6 (28.57%) DevOps
4 6 (28.57%) Algorithms
4 6 (28.57%) C#
4 6 (28.57%) C++
4 6 (28.57%) Unix
4 6 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 6 (28.57%) TDD
5 5 (23.81%) Objective-C
5 5 (23.81%) Flash
5 5 (23.81%) Applied Mathematics
5 5 (23.81%) Physics
5 5 (23.81%) Web Development
5 5 (23.81%) Maven
5 5 (23.81%) ActionScript
5 5 (23.81%) Android Development
5 5 (23.81%) iOS Development
5 5 (23.81%) Mobile Development
5 5 (23.81%) Apple Swift
5 5 (23.81%) iTunes
5 5 (23.81%) iPad

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 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (9.52%) JBoss
2 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) iTunes
2 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.76%) IaaS
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
1 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 3 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Maven
2 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (14.29%) GitLab
4 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
4 2 (9.52%) Gradle
4 2 (9.52%) JUnit
5 1 (4.76%) Ant
5 1 (4.76%) JIRA
5 1 (4.76%) JMeter
5 1 (4.76%) Selenium
5 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Software Developer
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Angular Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.76%) AWS Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Instructor
5 1 (4.76%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (4.76%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (23.81%) Flash
3 4 (19.05%) React
4 3 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (14.29%) Spring
5 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
5 2 (9.52%) Apache Flex
5 2 (9.52%) J2EE
5 2 (9.52%) RESTful
5 2 (9.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (4.76%) .NET
6 1 (4.76%) CSS
6 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.76%) HTML
6 1 (4.76%) JPA
6 1 (4.76%) Node.js
6 1 (4.76%) SOAP
6 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Algorithms
1 6 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 5 (23.81%) Applied Mathematics
2 5 (23.81%) iPad
2 5 (23.81%) iPhone
2 5 (23.81%) Mobile App
2 5 (23.81%) Physics
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Android
1 7 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) OO
2 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 6 (28.57%) DevOps
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
4 5 (23.81%) Android Development
4 5 (23.81%) iOS Development
4 5 (23.81%) Mobile Development
4 5 (23.81%) Web Development
5 4 (19.05%) Open Source
6 3 (14.29%) BDD
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (14.29%) Kanban
6 3 (14.29%) Scrum
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Concurrent Programming
8 1 (4.76%) Front End Development
8 1 (4.76%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Java
1 14 (66.67%) Python
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) C++
4 5 (23.81%) ActionScript
4 5 (23.81%) Apple Swift
4 5 (23.81%) Objective-C
5 3 (14.29%) Perl
5 3 (14.29%) PHP
6 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.76%) Lua
7 1 (4.76%) Scala
7 1 (4.76%) SQL
7 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
1 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Ansible
1 4 (19.05%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Fluentd
2 1 (4.76%) Graylog
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Splunk
1 1 (4.76%) Twitter