Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 116 131
Rank change year-on-year +24 +15 -25
Contract jobs citing Ruby 44 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.49% 0.52% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.20% 1.42% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 4 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £500 £419 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.40% - -
Scotland median daily rate £425 £381 £344
% change year-on-year +11.48% +10.91% -19.12%
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 1048 777 854
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.53% 36.63% 26.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 483 498
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £263
90th Percentile £538 £488 £538
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 11
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.50 £47.25 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.03% +85.29% -27.14%
10th Percentile £20.20 £41.25 £14.00
90th Percentile £42.59 £52.00 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -40.00% +6.67% +7.14%

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 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 34 (77.27%) Ansible
2 33 (75.00%) Puppet
3 30 (68.18%) Linux
4 28 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (56.82%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (54.55%) Configuration Management
7 22 (50.00%) Windows
7 22 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (45.45%) PowerShell
8 20 (45.45%) vSphere
8 20 (45.45%) Finance
9 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
9 19 (43.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (43.18%) Microsoft Azure
9 19 (43.18%) Windows Server
10 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (40.91%) DevOps
11 17 (38.64%) Continuous Delivery
11 17 (38.64%) VMware
12 15 (34.09%) Validation
13 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
14 13 (29.55%) Python
14 13 (29.55%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (29.55%) Git (software)
15 12 (27.27%) Mentoring
15 12 (27.27%) TDD
16 11 (25.00%) Jenkins
17 10 (22.73%) SAN
17 10 (22.73%) Virtual Team
17 10 (22.73%) Task Automation

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 5 (11.36%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.27%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 19 (43.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (29.55%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (15.91%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (11.36%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (6.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (6.82%) OpenShift
6 2 (4.55%) GitHub
7 1 (2.27%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) SAN
2 3 (6.82%) DNS
2 3 (6.82%) Firewall
3 1 (2.27%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) MySQL
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Git (software)
2 11 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (18.18%) Gradle
3 8 (18.18%) Maven
4 6 (13.64%) TeamCity
5 3 (6.82%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (6.82%) Vagrant
6 2 (4.55%) Capybara
6 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.27%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.27%) jMock
7 1 (2.27%) JUnit
7 1 (2.27%) Mockito
7 1 (2.27%) TestComplete
General
1 20 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Law
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (29.55%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Architect
6 4 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) AWS Architect
7 3 (6.82%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (6.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) DevOps Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Ruby Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 1 (2.27%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (11.36%) React
3 4 (9.09%) HTML
3 4 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (6.82%) Spring
5 2 (4.55%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.27%) .NET
6 1 (2.27%) CSS
6 1 (2.27%) CSS3
6 1 (2.27%) HTML5
6 1 (2.27%) J2EE
6 1 (2.27%) Node.js
6 1 (2.27%) RESTful
6 1 (2.27%) SOAP
6 1 (2.27%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.27%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Virtual Team
2 2 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (4.55%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) Fintech
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (68.18%) Linux
2 22 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 22 (50.00%) Windows
3 19 (43.18%) Windows Server
3 19 (43.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.64%) Unix
6 5 (11.36%) CentOS
7 3 (6.82%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Continuous Integration
2 24 (54.55%) Configuration Management
3 18 (40.91%) DevOps
4 17 (38.64%) Continuous Delivery
5 15 (34.09%) Validation
6 12 (27.27%) Mentoring
6 12 (27.27%) TDD
7 10 (22.73%) Task Automation
8 9 (20.45%) Coaching
8 9 (20.45%) Open Source
9 5 (11.36%) Asset Management
9 5 (11.36%) ITIL
10 3 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (6.82%) ITIL V3
10 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
11 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (4.55%) Runbook
12 1 (2.27%) SDLC
12 1 (2.27%) Server Building
12 1 (2.27%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 13 (29.55%) Python
3 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.64%) Java
5 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell
5 5 (11.36%) Perl
6 1 (2.27%) C
6 1 (2.27%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) Go
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 20 (45.45%) vSphere
2 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
3 8 (18.18%) Docker
4 5 (11.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 34 (77.27%) Ansible
2 33 (75.00%) Puppet
3 28 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (15.91%) Packer
5 6 (13.64%) Kubernetes
6 3 (6.82%) Nagios
7 2 (4.55%) Rundeck
8 1 (2.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) VMware
2 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.36%) Red Hat
4 4 (9.09%) Splunk
5 3 (6.82%) Google
6 1 (2.27%) Capita
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco
6 1 (2.27%) New Relic