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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 126 118 94
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -24
Contract jobs citing Ruby 9 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 0.39% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.87% 0.98% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 8
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£341 £288 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.69% -12.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £222 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £395 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-88.73% +42.00%
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
1031 1124 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.96% 40.14% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 586 383
Average daily rate £350 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 24
Average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.37% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £40.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 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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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 +2 3 £363 +9.43% 4
Edinburgh - 3 - - 4
Fife -7 2 - - 1
Dundee - 1 £250 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 8 (61.54%) Java
1 8 (61.54%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
2 5 (38.46%) Perl
2 5 (38.46%) MySQL
2 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
2 5 (38.46%) NoSQL
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) J2EE
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) C++
3 4 (30.77%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
4 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
4 3 (23.08%) Web Development
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (23.08%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) Apache
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) PHP
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
4 3 (23.08%) Web Application Development
4 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
4 3 (23.08%) Data Structures
4 3 (23.08%) Algorithms

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
2 3 (23.08%) Apache
3 2 (15.38%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Engine Yard
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
1 5 (38.46%) NoSQL
2 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) JUnit
3 1 (7.69%) JMeter
3 1 (7.69%) HttpUnit
3 1 (7.69%) RSpec
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Law
1 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) J2EE
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) Flash
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) JPA
5 1 (7.69%) RESTful
5 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
5 1 (7.69%) Ember.js
5 1 (7.69%) Apache Flex
5 1 (7.69%) Django
5 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
2 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
2 3 (23.08%) Data Structures
2 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Physics
3 1 (7.69%) iPhone
3 1 (7.69%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (7.69%) iPad
3 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (15.38%) Android
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) OO
1 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
1 3 (23.08%) Web Development
1 3 (23.08%) Web Application Development
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Content Management
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) Content Management
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Android Development
3 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Perl
2 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
3 4 (30.77%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) PHP
5 2 (15.38%) ActionScript
5 2 (15.38%) ActionScript 3.0
5 2 (15.38%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (7.69%) Apple Swift
6 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
6 1 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (7.69%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Capistrano
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Alterian
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