The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Ruby on Rails skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 29 March 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 on Rails (RoR)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 68
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow - - 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +24.13% -9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year - -87.32%  

Ruby on Rails is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 178 161 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 33.71% 27.62% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 94 121
Median daily rate £350 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.61 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Ruby on Rails as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails in Glasgow

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby on Rails in Glasgow