The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 22 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.56% 3.08% 3.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.70% 7.55% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate £420 - £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £55.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-58.10% -21.83%
Ruby
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Programming Languages Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
54 53 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 42.19% 40.77% 36.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 39 40
Average daily rate £525 £525 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £376 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £591 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby across the Canary Wharf region.

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Test-First Development
3 4 (57.14%) Pair Programming
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Go
3 4 (57.14%) Front End Development
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Selenium
5 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Front Office
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 1 (14.29%) SDET
6 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 1 (14.29%) DevOps
6 1 (14.29%) Database Theory
6 1 (14.29%) Relational Database Theory
6 1 (14.29%) iptables
6 1 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (14.29%) Banking
6 1 (14.29%) Subversion
6 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) MediaWiki
1 1 (14.29%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) BGP
1 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) IPsec
1 1 (14.29%) IPv6
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) OSPF
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Hudson
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Front Office
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Python Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Python Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer in Test
3 1 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) CentOS
1 1 (14.29%) Debian
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Front End Development
2 4 (57.14%) Pair Programming
2 4 (57.14%) Test-First Development
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Testing
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) Database Theory
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (14.29%) High Availability
5 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database Theory
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Go
2 4 (57.14%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) R
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) iptables
1 1 (14.29%) Postfix
1 1 (14.29%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Google
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat