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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 16 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.88% - 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.00% - 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £420 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.11% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +425.92%
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
40 39 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 32.52% 39.00% 43.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 62
Average daily rate £475 £500 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £375 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £701 £703 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 9 (81.82%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) Python
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Front Office
4 4 (36.36%) Test-First Development
4 4 (36.36%) Pair Programming
4 4 (36.36%) Selenium
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 4 (36.36%) WebDriver
4 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
4 4 (36.36%) BDD
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Go
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (36.36%) Front End Development
5 3 (27.27%) SDET
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) Banking
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Perl
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
6 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) Wireshark

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) JBoss
1 1 (9.09%) MediaWiki
1 1 (9.09%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) tcpdump
1 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
2 1 (9.09%) BGP
2 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) IPsec
2 1 (9.09%) IPv6
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) OSPF
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
1 4 (36.36%) WebDriver
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Hudson
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 4 (36.36%) Front Office
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer in Test
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Python Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Python Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) LAMP
1 1 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) CentOS
3 1 (9.09%) Debian
3 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) TDD
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Testing
3 4 (36.36%) BDD
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (36.36%) Front End Development
3 4 (36.36%) Pair Programming
3 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 4 (36.36%) Test-First Development
4 3 (27.27%) DevOps
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 2 (18.18%) Server Building
6 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Database Theory
6 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (9.09%) High Availability
6 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 1 (9.09%) Relational Database Theory
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) Go
4 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 3 (27.27%) Perl
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) R
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SDET
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) iptables
1 1 (9.09%) Postfix
1 1 (9.09%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Google