Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 103 95
Rank change year-on-year -5 -8 +15
Contract jobs citing Ruby 3 31 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.15% 1.08% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 2.87% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 32
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - +29.03%
10th Percentile £428 £363 £354
90th Percentile £513 £575 £602
Scotland median daily rate £450 £494 £425
% change year-on-year -8.86% +16.18% +7.94%
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 750 1,081 1,049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 38.15% 37.81% 35.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 600 636
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £425 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.28% +4.67%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £288
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Scotland median daily rate £438 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +9.38% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.71% +102.38% -55.56%
10th Percentile £20.70 £38.75 £15.96
90th Percentile £62.50 £44.36 £35.75
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +102.38% -48.78%

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 3 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) Tableau
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) React
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence

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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Python Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) React
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Tableau