The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Canary Wharf region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 18 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.27% 0.28% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.93% 0.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £600 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £324 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.83% -7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+77.50% -
Programming Languages Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56 137 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 36.60% 38.38% 52.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 108 147
Average daily rate £625 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £500 £444
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Ruby
London

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 17 April 2014.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
2 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Scala
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Rackspace
3 2 (33.33%) MCollective
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Front Office
4 1 (16.67%) Equities
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) Sybase
4 1 (16.67%) DB2
4 1 (16.67%) Ant
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) WATIR
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
1 1 (16.67%) RSpec
1 1 (16.67%) JBehave
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior QA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Production Manager
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Equities
1 1 (16.67%) Derivative
1 1 (16.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
2 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Rackspace
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase
2 1 (16.67%) ION Trading