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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 122 134 119
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs citing Ruby 28 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.95% 0.17% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.57% 0.53% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 12
Median daily rate £353 £250 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.00% -40.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £194 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £306 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-75.00% -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
1091 952 1097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 37.01% 31.60% 40.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 489 646
Median daily rate £350 £363 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 17
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £30.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £41.30
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 30 June 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 30 June 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 12 £388 +115.27% 7
Glasgow +10 9 £375 +17.18% 3
Stirling - 5 - -
Dundee - 2 £225 - 2
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 40 (81.63%) Java
2 35 (71.43%) Linux
3 27 (55.10%) Perl
4 24 (48.98%) Finance
4 24 (48.98%) DevOps
5 22 (44.90%) Unix
6 20 (40.82%) Python
7 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (34.69%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (34.69%) Ansible
8 16 (32.65%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (32.65%) PowerShell
8 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
9 15 (30.61%) Jenkins
10 13 (26.53%) C++
11 12 (24.49%) Migration
11 12 (24.49%) Docker
11 12 (24.49%) Splunk
12 11 (22.45%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (22.45%) Puppet
12 11 (22.45%) Mentoring
12 11 (22.45%) TDD
12 11 (22.45%) Kanban
12 11 (22.45%) TeamCity
12 11 (22.45%) OO
12 11 (22.45%) Configuration Management
13 10 (20.41%) Windows
13 10 (20.41%) Scrum
13 10 (20.41%) Bash Shell
13 10 (20.41%) 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 (8.16%) Apache
2 2 (4.08%) ArcGIS
2 2 (4.08%) Confluence
2 2 (4.08%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.04%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.45%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (20.41%) PaaS
3 3 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.12%) iTunes
4 2 (4.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (4.08%) IaaS
4 2 (4.08%) SaaS
5 1 (2.04%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) LDAP
2 2 (4.08%) HTTP
2 2 (4.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 6 (12.24%) MongoDB
2 6 (12.24%) NoSQL
2 6 (12.24%) ObjectStore
3 5 (10.20%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.12%) GIS
5 2 (4.08%) DB2
5 2 (4.08%) QGIS
5 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Jenkins
2 11 (22.45%) TeamCity
3 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
3 9 (18.37%) MSBuild
3 9 (18.37%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (16.33%) Subversion
5 7 (14.29%) Hudson
6 3 (6.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (6.12%) Selenium
7 2 (4.08%) Ant
7 2 (4.08%) Artifactory
7 2 (4.08%) ClearCase
7 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.08%) Gradle
7 2 (4.08%) Grunt
7 2 (4.08%) gulp
7 2 (4.08%) JIRA
7 2 (4.08%) Maven
7 2 (4.08%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (4.08%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (48.98%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) Banking
2 9 (18.37%) Legal
3 6 (12.24%) Financial Institution
4 3 (6.12%) Law
5 2 (4.08%) Advertising
5 2 (4.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Technical Design Leader
4 5 (10.20%) Technical Leader
5 4 (8.16%) Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Architect
5 4 (8.16%) AWS Architect
5 4 (8.16%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (8.16%) Azure Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Azure DevOps
5 4 (8.16%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (8.16%) DevOps Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (8.16%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) HTML
2 6 (12.24%) OAuth
2 6 (12.24%) Web Services
3 4 (8.16%) CSS
3 4 (8.16%) CSS3
3 4 (8.16%) HTML5
3 4 (8.16%) J2EE
3 4 (8.16%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (4.08%) .NET
4 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.08%) Java EE
4 2 (4.08%) JDBC
4 2 (4.08%) JSP
4 2 (4.08%) Servlets
4 2 (4.08%) SOAP
4 2 (4.08%) WebGL
4 2 (4.08%) XML
5 1 (2.04%) Django
5 1 (2.04%) jQuery
5 1 (2.04%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 6 (12.24%) Clustering
2 6 (12.24%) Hedge funds
2 6 (12.24%) Mainframe
2 6 (12.24%) PKI
3 5 (10.20%) Algorithms
3 5 (10.20%) Mathematics
4 3 (6.12%) Applied Mathematics
4 3 (6.12%) iPad
4 3 (6.12%) iPhone
4 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.12%) Physics
5 2 (4.08%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 35 (71.43%) Linux
2 22 (44.90%) Unix
3 10 (20.41%) Windows
4 9 (18.37%) Mac OS X
5 7 (14.29%) AIX
6 6 (12.24%) Solaris
7 5 (10.20%) Android
7 5 (10.20%) Apple iOS
7 5 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (8.16%) HPUX
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
9 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) DevOps
2 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.69%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (24.49%) Migration
4 11 (22.45%) Configuration Management
4 11 (22.45%) Kanban
4 11 (22.45%) Mentoring
4 11 (22.45%) OO
4 11 (22.45%) TDD
5 10 (20.41%) Scrum
6 8 (16.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (16.33%) Prototyping
7 7 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 6 (12.24%) Identity Management
8 6 (12.24%) RAD
9 5 (10.20%) OOD
10 4 (8.16%) Software Architecture
10 4 (8.16%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (8.16%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (81.63%) Java
2 27 (55.10%) Perl
3 20 (40.82%) Python
4 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
4 16 (32.65%) PowerShell
5 13 (26.53%) C++
6 10 (20.41%) Bash Shell
7 9 (18.37%) Bourne shell
8 8 (16.33%) Clojure
8 8 (16.33%) Korn
9 7 (14.29%) VBA
10 5 (10.20%) C#
10 5 (10.20%) PHP
10 5 (10.20%) SQL
11 3 (6.12%) C
11 3 (6.12%) Objective-C
11 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
12 2 (4.08%) Lua
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (24.49%) Docker
2 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (12.24%) Veritas File System
2 6 (12.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (4.08%) VirtualBox
3 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (34.69%) Ansible
2 16 (32.65%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (22.45%) Puppet
4 6 (12.24%) Nagios
4 6 (12.24%) TADDM
5 2 (4.08%) CA Wily
5 2 (4.08%) logstash
5 2 (4.08%) rkt
5 2 (4.08%) Tivoli
5 2 (4.08%) Zenoss
6 1 (2.04%) Capistrano
6 1 (2.04%) CFEngine
6 1 (2.04%) Fluentd
6 1 (2.04%) Graylog
6 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Splunk
2 7 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 6 (12.24%) EMC
3 6 (12.24%) Veritas
4 3 (6.12%) VMware
5 2 (4.08%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.08%) Google
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft