Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Ruby skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby over the 6 months to 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Ruby
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 97 115
Rank change year-on-year -4 +18 +13
Contract jobs citing Ruby 35 41 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.20% 1.41% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.16% 3.99% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 3
Edinburgh median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +150.00%
10th Percentile £364 £380 £390
90th Percentile £620 £607 £565
Scotland median daily rate £494 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +16.18% +9.68% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Ruby is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,106 1,028 786
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 37.93% 35.46% 36.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 626 484
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £315 £286 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 11
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.39 £31.00 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.95% -34.39% +63.14%
10th Percentile £38.13 £19.40 £41.25
90th Percentile £44.64 £43.39 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £32.25 £30.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% -26.83% +9.33%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Edinburgh

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ruby in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Edinburgh

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 27 (77.14%) Python
2 25 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (57.14%) DevOps
4 14 (40.00%) Linux
5 12 (34.29%) Jenkins
6 11 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
7 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (28.57%) Finance
7 10 (28.57%) Java
7 10 (28.57%) Kubernetes
7 10 (28.57%) Node.js
8 9 (25.71%) Bash Shell
8 9 (25.71%) Docker
8 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
8 9 (25.71%) TDD
9 8 (22.86%) Ansible
9 8 (22.86%) Mesos
10 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 7 (20.00%) Groovy
10 7 (20.00%) CSS
10 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
11 6 (17.14%) IBM
11 6 (17.14%) Banking
11 6 (17.14%) Scrum
11 6 (17.14%) iPad
11 6 (17.14%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (17.14%) SonarQube
11 6 (17.14%) Cloud Foundry
11 6 (17.14%) Sonatype Nexus

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 6 (17.14%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 25 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (17.14%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (11.43%) Heroku
5 3 (8.57%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (8.57%) Serverless
6 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (5.71%) GitHub
6 2 (5.71%) npm
6 2 (5.71%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
1 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Jenkins
2 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (17.14%) SonarQube
3 6 (17.14%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (11.43%) Maven
5 3 (8.57%) RSpec
6 2 (5.71%) Ant
6 2 (5.71%) Gerrit
6 2 (5.71%) GitLab
6 2 (5.71%) Gradle
6 2 (5.71%) Metasploit
6 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.86%) Appium
7 1 (2.86%) Calabash
7 1 (2.86%) Hudson
7 1 (2.86%) JMeter
7 1 (2.86%) JUnit
7 1 (2.86%) Sinon.JS
7 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Law
4 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (34.29%) Developer
3 6 (17.14%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Backend Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (5.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Java Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) Node.js
1 10 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (20.00%) CSS
3 5 (14.29%) .NET
3 5 (14.29%) HTML
4 4 (11.43%) React
4 4 (11.43%) Web Services
5 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.71%) Django
7 1 (2.86%) Enzyme
7 1 (2.86%) Express
7 1 (2.86%) Jest
7 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.86%) React Native
7 1 (2.86%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) iPad
2 5 (14.29%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Kali Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Unix
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.86%) CentOS
4 1 (2.86%) Debian
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) DevOps
2 11 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (25.71%) TDD
5 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (17.14%) Scrum
7 5 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 5 (14.29%) OO
7 5 (14.29%) Web Development
8 4 (11.43%) Analytics
9 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
9 3 (8.57%) OOP
9 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
10 2 (5.71%) BDD
10 2 (5.71%) Microservices
10 2 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (5.71%) Security Testing
10 2 (5.71%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) Python
2 10 (28.57%) Java
3 9 (25.71%) Bash Shell
3 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
4 7 (20.00%) Groovy
5 5 (14.29%) PHP
6 4 (11.43%) Go
7 3 (8.57%) C#
8 2 (5.71%) C++
8 2 (5.71%) Scala
9 1 (2.86%) Erlang
9 1 (2.86%) Perl
9 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.86%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) Kubernetes
2 8 (22.86%) Ansible
2 8 (22.86%) Mesos
3 6 (17.14%) Consul
4 5 (14.29%) Terraform
5 4 (11.43%) Puppet
6 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (5.71%) Nessus
7 2 (5.71%) SELinux
8 1 (2.86%) Nagios
8 1 (2.86%) Scalr
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) IBM
2 2 (5.71%) Qualys
3 1 (2.86%) AppDynamics
3 1 (2.86%) CA
3 1 (2.86%) Dynatrace
3 1 (2.86%) New Relic
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.86%) Splunk
3 1 (2.86%) VMware