The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank - - 18
Contract jobs citing Ruby 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - - 4.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-47.18% +425.92%
Ruby
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Programming Languages Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
36 31 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 57.14% 41.89% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 31
Average daily rate £375 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £286 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby across the West Lothian region.

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Ruby
Top 8 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Law
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) CoffeeScript
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) CoffeeScript
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript