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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 62 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 -  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 19 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.91% 1.29% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.32% 2.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 0
Median daily rate £425 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +2.88% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -75.00%  

Ruby is in the programming language 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 357 338 304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 54.67% 48.29% 33.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 192 154
Median daily rate £375 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £190.00 - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Ruby as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 19 (67.86%) Java
1 19 (67.86%) Python
2 15 (53.57%) Linux
3 14 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 11 (39.29%) Jenkins
5 10 (35.71%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (35.71%) Amazon S3
5 10 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (32.14%) TDD
6 9 (32.14%) J2EE
6 9 (32.14%) Web Services
6 9 (32.14%) Red Hat
6 9 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (32.14%) Amazon SQS
6 9 (32.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (28.57%) DevOps
7 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (28.57%) EMC NetWorker
7 8 (28.57%) Time Management
7 8 (28.57%) Kanban
7 8 (28.57%) Maven
7 8 (28.57%) Tru64
7 8 (28.57%) IBM
7 8 (28.57%) EMC
7 8 (28.57%) Unix
7 8 (28.57%) AIX
7 8 (28.57%) Scrum

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 (21.43%) JBoss
2 3 (10.71%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (35.71%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (35.71%) Amazon S3
2 9 (32.14%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.57%) IaaS
3 1 (3.57%) PaaS
3 1 (3.57%) Route 53
3 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Jenkins
2 8 (28.57%) Maven
3 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 6 (21.43%) GitLab
4 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
5 3 (10.71%) Appium
5 3 (10.71%) Calabash
5 3 (10.71%) Gatling
5 3 (10.71%) JBehave
5 3 (10.71%) JIRA
5 3 (10.71%) JMeter
5 3 (10.71%) JUnit
5 3 (10.71%) SpecFlow
5 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
6 2 (7.14%) Selenium
7 1 (3.57%) Gradle
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) AWS Developer
1 9 (32.14%) Developer
1 9 (32.14%) Java Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Consultant
2 6 (21.43%) DevOps Consultant
2 6 (21.43%) Unix Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Technical Test Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) AIX Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) J2EE
1 9 (32.14%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
2 2 (7.14%) Spring
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.57%) Java EE
3 1 (3.57%) Node.js
3 1 (3.57%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (21.43%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 9 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (28.57%) AIX
3 8 (28.57%) Tru64
3 8 (28.57%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Continuous Delivery
2 9 (32.14%) TDD
3 8 (28.57%) DevOps
3 8 (28.57%) Kanban
3 8 (28.57%) Scrum
3 8 (28.57%) Time Management
4 6 (21.43%) Continuous Deployment
4 6 (21.43%) Web Development
5 4 (14.29%) BDD
6 3 (10.71%) Concurrent Programming
6 3 (10.71%) Functional Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) Java
1 19 (67.86%) Python
2 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 7 (25.00%) PHP
4 3 (10.71%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) EMC NetWorker
2 7 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.57%) Mesos
3 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Red Hat
2 8 (28.57%) EMC
2 8 (28.57%) IBM
2 8 (28.57%) VMware
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