Period
to 19 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 March 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 82 73
Rank change year-on-year -4 -9 -8
Contract jobs citing Ruby 24 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.61% 1.21% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.31% 2.65% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 8
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +18.52%
Scotland median daily rate £450 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow 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 Glasgow with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 726 566 473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 48.66% 45.65% 46.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 364 254
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +7.41%
10th Percentile £310 £293 £264
90th Percentile £538 £475 £442
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 7
Glasgow median hourly rate £28.75 £53.00 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.75% +206.00% -
10th Percentile £13.50 £45.35 £16.29
90th Percentile £88.63 £61.05 £51.41
Scotland median hourly rate £41.25 £19.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +111.54% -54.65% +14.67%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Glasgow

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Glasgow

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Glasgow over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 March 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 24 (100.00%) Python
2 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 15 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (41.67%) Linux
5 9 (37.50%) C#
5 9 (37.50%) Java
5 9 (37.50%) DevOps
6 8 (33.33%) Appium
6 8 (33.33%) Calabash
6 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 8 (33.33%) TeamCity
6 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 8 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 8 (33.33%) SpecFlow
6 8 (33.33%) Oracle
6 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 8 (33.33%) JUnit
6 8 (33.33%) Data Protection
6 8 (33.33%) JMeter
6 8 (33.33%) Gatling
6 8 (33.33%) Terraform
7 7 (29.17%) Security Operations
7 7 (29.17%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 7 (29.17%) Data Loss Prevention
7 7 (29.17%) FINRA
7 7 (29.17%) Data Encryption
7 7 (29.17%) GDPR
7 7 (29.17%) IT Strategy

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (25.00%) Confluence
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) JBoss
2 2 (8.33%) SAS
2 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (29.17%) GitHub
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) ArangoDB
2 7 (29.17%) Hadoop
2 7 (29.17%) Neo4j
3 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (16.67%) Redis
4 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 8 (33.33%) Appium
2 8 (33.33%) Calabash
2 8 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 8 (33.33%) Gatling
2 8 (33.33%) JMeter
2 8 (33.33%) JUnit
2 8 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 8 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (25.00%) JIRA
4 4 (16.67%) Jasmine
4 4 (16.67%) JBehave
4 4 (16.67%) Sinon.JS
5 3 (12.50%) RSpec
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Node.js Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Angular Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Data Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Digital Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Node.js
1 5 (20.83%) React
1 5 (20.83%) Ruby on Rails
1 5 (20.83%) Web Services
2 4 (16.67%) CSS
2 4 (16.67%) Enzyme
2 4 (16.67%) Express
2 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 4 (16.67%) Jest
2 4 (16.67%) Sass
3 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Native
2 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) CentOS
4 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) DevOps
3 8 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 7 (29.17%) Cryptography
4 7 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (29.17%) Data Encryption
4 7 (29.17%) Data Loss Prevention
4 7 (29.17%) DRM
4 7 (29.17%) IT Strategy
4 7 (29.17%) Security Operations
4 7 (29.17%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
5 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 3 (12.50%) Document Management
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 2 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Python
2 15 (62.50%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) C#
3 9 (37.50%) Java
4 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 7 (29.17%) Go
5 7 (29.17%) Perl
6 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
7 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.17%) C++
8 1 (4.17%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) CISM
1 7 (29.17%) CISSP
2 1 (4.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) FINRA
1 7 (29.17%) GDPR
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Terraform
2 1 (4.17%) Ansible
2 1 (4.17%) Cobbler
2 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 7 (29.17%) Cloudera
2 7 (29.17%) Hortonworks
2 7 (29.17%) McAfee
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Sybase
2 7 (29.17%) Symantec
2 7 (29.17%) Varonis
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.33%) NetApp