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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 20 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.86% - 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.12% - 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£575 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+62.28% +16.66%
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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
49 122 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 46.67% 63.54% 51.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 82 145
Average daily rate £450 £650 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £450 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Scala
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) Rackspace
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Salt
2 2 (50.00%) Mesos
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) MCollective
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) MCollective
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Scala
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) Salt
2 2 (50.00%) Mesos
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Rackspace