Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 82 85
Rank change year-on-year +15 +3 -13
Contract jobs citing Ruby 30 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.29% 0.53% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.61% 1.22% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 7
Glasgow median daily rate £390 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% +10.71% -45.31%
10th Percentile £317 £293 £313
90th Percentile £438 £418 £408
Scotland median daily rate £425 £388 £338
% change year-on-year +9.68% +14.81% -20.59%
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 651 491 625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 49.77% 43.61% 36.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 254 316
Glasgow median daily rate £378 £350 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.86% +3.32% -9.67%
10th Percentile £299 £263 £232
90th Percentile £500 £450 £459
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 9
Glasgow median hourly rate £190.00 £47.25 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +302.12% -14.09% +62.96%
10th Percentile £23.00 £43.93 £14.35
90th Percentile £195.00 £49.58 £58.50
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -34.15% +9.33% +7.14%

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 24 (80.00%) Java
2 21 (70.00%) Python
3 19 (63.33%) TDD
3 19 (63.33%) Jenkins
4 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 16 (53.33%) Scrum
5 16 (53.33%) Kanban
5 16 (53.33%) Cucumber
5 16 (53.33%) NoSQL
6 15 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (46.67%) Test Automation
8 12 (40.00%) BDD
8 12 (40.00%) Concurrent Programming
9 11 (36.67%) Vagrant
9 11 (36.67%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (36.67%) Ansible
9 11 (36.67%) Docker
9 11 (36.67%) Puppet
9 11 (36.67%) Maven
10 9 (30.00%) Hibernate
10 9 (30.00%) Spring
10 9 (30.00%) Mentoring
10 9 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (26.67%) Gatling
11 8 (26.67%) Appium
11 8 (26.67%) Calabash
11 8 (26.67%) Couchbase
11 8 (26.67%) MongoDB
11 8 (26.67%) Bash Shell

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 8 (26.67%) Confluence
1 8 (26.67%) JBoss
1 8 (26.67%) Jetty
1 8 (26.67%) Tomcat
1 8 (26.67%) WebLogic
2 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 15 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (26.67%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (26.67%) Amazon S3
2 8 (26.67%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) AMQP
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) NoSQL
2 8 (26.67%) Couchbase
2 8 (26.67%) Hadoop
2 8 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 8 (26.67%) Redis
2 8 (26.67%) Riak
3 1 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (63.33%) Jenkins
2 16 (53.33%) Cucumber
3 11 (36.67%) Maven
3 11 (36.67%) Vagrant
4 8 (26.67%) Appium
4 8 (26.67%) Calabash
4 8 (26.67%) Gatling
4 8 (26.67%) JBehave
4 8 (26.67%) JIRA
4 8 (26.67%) JMeter
4 8 (26.67%) JUnit
4 8 (26.67%) Selenium
4 8 (26.67%) SpecFlow
4 8 (26.67%) TeamCity
5 7 (23.33%) FitNesse
6 3 (10.00%) Gradle
7 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Developer
2 15 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (30.00%) AWS Developer
4 8 (26.67%) Analyst
4 8 (26.67%) Test Analyst
5 7 (23.33%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (23.33%) Technical Test Analyst
6 6 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Lead Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Administrator
9 1 (3.33%) Automation Tester
9 1 (3.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (3.33%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
9 1 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
9 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Software Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) Tester
9 1 (3.33%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) Hibernate
1 9 (30.00%) Spring
2 8 (26.67%) HTML
2 8 (26.67%) JPA
2 8 (26.67%) Web Services
3 7 (23.33%) HTML5
3 7 (23.33%) JMS
3 7 (23.33%) Kafka
3 7 (23.33%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (23.33%) TIBCO EMS
3 7 (23.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
1 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (10.00%) CentOS
2 3 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.33%) AIX
3 1 (3.33%) Tru64
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) TDD
2 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (53.33%) Kanban
3 16 (53.33%) Scrum
4 14 (46.67%) Test Automation
5 12 (40.00%) BDD
5 12 (40.00%) Concurrent Programming
6 9 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (30.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (23.33%) DSDM
7 7 (23.33%) Integration Testing
7 7 (23.33%) Multithreading
7 7 (23.33%) RUP
7 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
7 7 (23.33%) UML
8 6 (20.00%) Functional Testing
8 6 (20.00%) System Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Business Transformation
10 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 3 (10.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) Java
2 21 (70.00%) Python
3 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (26.67%) Bash Shell
4 8 (26.67%) C#
4 8 (26.67%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) QA
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Docker
2 3 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) Ansible
1 11 (36.67%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (36.67%) Puppet
2 8 (26.67%) Cobbler
3 3 (10.00%) Kubernetes
3 3 (10.00%) Packer
4 1 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) IBM
2 7 (23.33%) TIBCO
3 3 (10.00%) Google
4 1 (3.33%) EMC
4 1 (3.33%) Informatica
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.33%) VMware