Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 68 86
Rank change year-on-year -3 +18 +4
Contract jobs citing Ruby 45 32 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.69% 2.40% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.49% 4.58% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 6
Glasgow median daily rate £506 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.73% +6.45% +12.73%
10th Percentile £272 £318 £289
90th Percentile £538 £438 £413
Scotland median daily rate £500 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +17.65% +9.68% +14.81%
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 819 699 541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 49.04% 52.36% 44.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 378 288
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £303 £300 £262
90th Percentile £538 £504 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £11.50 £190.00 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -93.95% +302.12% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £23.00 £43.93
90th Percentile £34.50 £195.00 £49.58
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% -12.50% +10.65%

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 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 45 (100.00%) Python
2 35 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (66.67%) Bash Shell
4 27 (60.00%) Jenkins
5 26 (57.78%) Hadoop
5 26 (57.78%) Software Engineering
6 25 (55.56%) SQL
7 24 (53.33%) Linux
8 21 (46.67%) Java
9 20 (44.44%) Cucumber
9 20 (44.44%) Terraform
10 19 (42.22%) Windows
11 18 (40.00%) GitHub
12 17 (37.78%) Test Automation
12 17 (37.78%) Data Protection
12 17 (37.78%) Perl
12 17 (37.78%) Oracle
12 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
12 17 (37.78%) Sybase
12 17 (37.78%) Relational Database
13 16 (35.56%) Varonis
13 16 (35.56%) DevOps
13 16 (35.56%) ArangoDB
13 16 (35.56%) FINRA
13 16 (35.56%) Data Encryption
13 16 (35.56%) GDPR
13 16 (35.56%) IT Strategy
13 16 (35.56%) Data Loss Prevention
13 16 (35.56%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 16 (35.56%) Microsoft

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 13 (28.89%) JBoss
1 13 (28.89%) Tomcat
2 10 (22.22%) Jetty
2 10 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 10 (22.22%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.89%) Confluence
4 3 (6.67%) Apache
4 3 (6.67%) SAS
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 18 (40.00%) GitHub
2 9 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.22%) Datadog
4 1 (2.22%) Heroku
4 1 (2.22%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) AMQP
2 2 (4.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (57.78%) Hadoop
2 17 (37.78%) Relational Database
2 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
3 16 (35.56%) ArangoDB
3 16 (35.56%) Neo4j
4 11 (24.44%) MongoDB
5 10 (22.22%) Couchbase
5 10 (22.22%) NoSQL
6 9 (20.00%) Redis
6 9 (20.00%) Riak
7 1 (2.22%) Big Data
7 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 20 (44.44%) Cucumber
3 12 (26.67%) Selenium
4 11 (24.44%) JMeter
5 10 (22.22%) JUnit
5 10 (22.22%) SpecFlow
5 10 (22.22%) TeamCity
6 9 (20.00%) FitNesse
6 9 (20.00%) Gatling
6 9 (20.00%) Vagrant
7 8 (17.78%) Appium
7 8 (17.78%) Calabash
7 8 (17.78%) JBehave
8 4 (8.89%) JIRA
9 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
10 2 (4.44%) Bitbucket
10 2 (4.44%) Maven
11 1 (2.22%) IBM UrbanCode
11 1 (2.22%) SonarQube
11 1 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Data Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Tester
5 4 (8.89%) Data Protection Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Performance Tester
6 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.44%) Development Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) HTML
1 10 (22.22%) HTML5
1 10 (22.22%) JMS
1 10 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
2 9 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 9 (20.00%) JPA
2 9 (20.00%) Kafka
2 9 (20.00%) Spring
2 9 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 9 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.22%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (6.67%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (53.33%) Linux
2 19 (42.22%) Windows
3 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.44%) CentOS
4 2 (4.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (57.78%) Software Engineering
3 17 (37.78%) Data Protection
3 17 (37.78%) Test Automation
4 16 (35.56%) Cryptography
4 16 (35.56%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (35.56%) Data Encryption
4 16 (35.56%) Data Loss Prevention
4 16 (35.56%) DevOps
4 16 (35.56%) DRM
4 16 (35.56%) IT Strategy
4 16 (35.56%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 14 (31.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 14 (31.11%) Security Operations
6 11 (24.44%) BDD
6 11 (24.44%) Deployment Automation
6 11 (24.44%) Scrum
6 11 (24.44%) TDD
7 10 (22.22%) Multithreading
8 9 (20.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) Python
2 30 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 25 (55.56%) SQL
4 21 (46.67%) Java
5 17 (37.78%) Perl
6 16 (35.56%) Go
7 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 11 (24.44%) C#
9 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
10 3 (6.67%) Scala
11 1 (2.22%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) CISM
1 16 (35.56%) CISSP
2 2 (4.44%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (35.56%) FINRA
1 16 (35.56%) GDPR
2 11 (24.44%) QA
System Software
1 12 (26.67%) Docker
2 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (44.44%) Terraform
2 13 (28.89%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (28.89%) Puppet
3 12 (26.67%) Ansible
4 11 (24.44%) Cobbler
5 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.22%) Nagios
5 1 (2.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Oracle
1 17 (37.78%) Sybase
2 16 (35.56%) Cloudera
2 16 (35.56%) Hortonworks
2 16 (35.56%) McAfee
2 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
2 16 (35.56%) Symantec
2 16 (35.56%) Varonis
3 10 (22.22%) IBM
3 10 (22.22%) TIBCO
4 8 (17.78%) Informatica
5 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.67%) NetApp