Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 84 93
Rank change year-on-year -24 +9 +42
Contract jobs citing Ruby 22 63 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.85% 2.16% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.31% 6.06% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 44 7
Edinburgh median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £378 £388 £325
90th Percentile £575 £610 £520
Scotland median daily rate £475 £500 £413
% change year-on-year -5.00% +21.21% +22.22%
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 953 1,039 729
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 36.77% 35.70% 41.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 651 468
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £301 £288
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
Scotland median daily rate £410 £389 £350
% change year-on-year +5.47% +11.07% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 13
Edinburgh median hourly rate £44.00 £25.50 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.55% -50.96% +60.37%
10th Percentile £40.00 £20.53 £43.00
90th Percentile £45.10 £35.75 £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +102.38% -51.16% +14.67%

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 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 20 (90.91%) Python
2 18 (81.82%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (68.18%) DevOps
4 12 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (54.55%) Linux
5 11 (50.00%) Finance
6 10 (45.45%) TDD
6 10 (45.45%) Ansible
7 9 (40.91%) Banking
8 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
8 8 (36.36%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (31.82%) Deployment Automation
10 6 (27.27%) Public Cloud
10 6 (27.27%) Web Services
10 6 (27.27%) Java
11 5 (22.73%) Node.js
11 5 (22.73%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (22.73%) Serverless
12 4 (18.18%) React
12 4 (18.18%) Puppet
12 4 (18.18%) Windows
13 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
13 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
13 3 (13.64%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (13.64%) Analytics
13 3 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails
13 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
13 3 (13.64%) RSpec
13 3 (13.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 3 (13.64%) Terraform

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 3 (13.64%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 18 (81.82%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (36.36%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (22.73%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (22.73%) Serverless
4 3 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (9.09%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.64%) RSpec
3 2 (9.09%) Gradle
3 2 (9.09%) Maven
3 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.55%) Appium
4 1 (4.55%) Calabash
4 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.55%) Gatling
4 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) Hudson
4 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.55%) JBehave
4 1 (4.55%) JMeter
4 1 (4.55%) JUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Sinon.JS
4 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (40.91%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (36.36%) AWS DevOps
3 8 (36.36%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 7 (31.82%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (22.73%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (22.73%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 4 (18.18%) Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Data Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) DevOps Manager
8 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Release Manager
8 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
2 5 (22.73%) Node.js
3 4 (18.18%) React
4 3 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (4.55%) CSS
6 1 (4.55%) Enzyme
6 1 (4.55%) Express
6 1 (4.55%) HTML
6 1 (4.55%) Jest
6 1 (4.55%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Unix
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.55%) CentOS
4 1 (4.55%) Debian
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) DevOps
2 12 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (45.45%) TDD
4 7 (31.82%) Deployment Automation
5 3 (13.64%) Analytics
5 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) Cloud Enablement
6 2 (9.09%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Task Automation
7 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Document Management
7 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) Python
2 6 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Go
5 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) Erlang
5 1 (4.55%) Groovy
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.55%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) Ansible
2 4 (18.18%) Puppet
3 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (13.64%) Terraform
4 2 (9.09%) Kubernetes
4 2 (9.09%) Mesos
5 1 (4.55%) Nagios
5 1 (4.55%) Scalr
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) AppDynamics
1 1 (4.55%) CA
1 1 (4.55%) Dynatrace
1 1 (4.55%) New Relic
1 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
1 1 (4.55%) Splunk
1 1 (4.55%) VMware