Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 65 83
Rank change year-on-year -8 +18 +2
Contract jobs citing Ruby 47 34 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.72% 2.69% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.45% 5.55% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 3
Glasgow median daily rate £506 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.81% -2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £346 £317 £365
90th Percentile £538 £560 £420
Scotland median daily rate £481 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +6.94% +12.50% +16.36%
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 862 613 487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 49.86% 48.42% 42.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 350 241
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £309 £297 £265
90th Percentile £538 £525 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £190.00 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -81.58% +302.12% -14.09%
10th Percentile £10.75 £23.00 £42.03
90th Percentile £79.65 £195.00 £58.24
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +102.38% -47.50% +6.67%

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 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 47 (100.00%) Python
2 35 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (61.70%) Jenkins
4 28 (59.57%) SQL
5 27 (57.45%) Bash Shell
6 26 (55.32%) Software Engineering
6 26 (55.32%) Hadoop
7 24 (51.06%) Linux
8 21 (44.68%) SQL Server
8 21 (44.68%) Relational Database
9 20 (42.55%) Sybase
9 20 (42.55%) Oracle
9 20 (42.55%) Perl
9 20 (42.55%) Windows
9 20 (42.55%) Data Protection
9 20 (42.55%) GitHub
10 19 (40.43%) Hortonworks
10 19 (40.43%) Cloudera
10 19 (40.43%) Cybersecurity
10 19 (40.43%) Go
10 19 (40.43%) Neo4j
10 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
10 19 (40.43%) CISSP
10 19 (40.43%) Cryptography
10 19 (40.43%) Finance
10 19 (40.43%) Symantec
10 19 (40.43%) McAfee
10 19 (40.43%) DRM
10 19 (40.43%) CISM
10 19 (40.43%) Varonis

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 11 (23.40%) JBoss
1 11 (23.40%) Tomcat
2 7 (14.89%) Jetty
2 7 (14.89%) WebLogic
2 7 (14.89%) WebSphere
3 5 (10.64%) Confluence
4 4 (8.51%) Apache
4 4 (8.51%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 20 (42.55%) GitHub
2 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) AMQP
2 3 (6.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (55.32%) Hadoop
2 21 (44.68%) Relational Database
2 21 (44.68%) SQL Server
3 19 (40.43%) ArangoDB
3 19 (40.43%) Neo4j
4 10 (21.28%) Redis
5 7 (14.89%) Couchbase
5 7 (14.89%) MongoDB
5 7 (14.89%) NoSQL
6 6 (12.77%) Riak
7 4 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 29 (61.70%) Jenkins
2 17 (36.17%) Cucumber
3 11 (23.40%) JMeter
4 10 (21.28%) JUnit
4 10 (21.28%) SpecFlow
4 10 (21.28%) TeamCity
5 9 (19.15%) Gatling
5 9 (19.15%) Selenium
6 8 (17.02%) Appium
6 8 (17.02%) Calabash
6 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
6 8 (17.02%) JBehave
7 6 (12.77%) FitNesse
7 6 (12.77%) Vagrant
8 5 (10.64%) JIRA
9 4 (8.51%) Jasmine
9 4 (8.51%) Sinon.JS
10 3 (6.38%) RSpec
11 2 (4.26%) Maven
General
1 19 (40.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Data Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Tester
5 4 (8.51%) Data Protection Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Performance Tester
6 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.26%) Development Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) HTML
2 7 (14.89%) HTML5
2 7 (14.89%) JMS
2 7 (14.89%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (12.77%) Hibernate
3 6 (12.77%) JPA
3 6 (12.77%) Kafka
3 6 (12.77%) Spring
3 6 (12.77%) TIBCO EMS
3 6 (12.77%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (10.64%) Node.js
4 5 (10.64%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (8.51%) CSS
5 4 (8.51%) Enzyme
5 4 (8.51%) Express
5 4 (8.51%) Jest
5 4 (8.51%) React
5 4 (8.51%) Sass
5 4 (8.51%) Web Services
6 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (6.38%) Cloud Native
3 2 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 24 (51.06%) Linux
2 20 (42.55%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (55.32%) Software Engineering
3 20 (42.55%) Data Protection
4 19 (40.43%) Cryptography
4 19 (40.43%) Cybersecurity
4 19 (40.43%) Data Encryption
4 19 (40.43%) Data Loss Prevention
4 19 (40.43%) DRM
4 19 (40.43%) IT Strategy
4 19 (40.43%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 17 (36.17%) Security Operations
6 16 (34.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 15 (31.91%) DevOps
8 14 (29.79%) Test Automation
9 8 (17.02%) BDD
9 8 (17.02%) Scrum
9 8 (17.02%) TDD
10 7 (14.89%) Multithreading
11 6 (12.77%) Kanban
11 6 (12.77%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) Python
2 28 (59.57%) SQL
3 27 (57.45%) Bash Shell
4 20 (42.55%) Perl
5 19 (40.43%) Go
6 18 (38.30%) Java
7 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
8 11 (23.40%) C#
9 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
10 3 (6.38%) Scala
11 1 (2.13%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) CISM
1 19 (40.43%) CISSP
2 3 (6.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (40.43%) FINRA
1 19 (40.43%) GDPR
2 6 (12.77%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Docker
2 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (40.43%) Terraform
2 6 (12.77%) Ansible
2 6 (12.77%) Cobbler
2 6 (12.77%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (12.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) Oracle
1 20 (42.55%) Sybase
2 19 (40.43%) Cloudera
2 19 (40.43%) Hortonworks
2 19 (40.43%) McAfee
2 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 19 (40.43%) Symantec
2 19 (40.43%) Varonis
3 7 (14.89%) TIBCO
4 6 (12.77%) IBM
4 6 (12.77%) Informatica
5 4 (8.51%) NetApp
5 4 (8.51%) Red Hat