The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 95 109 120
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +11
Contract jobs citing Ruby 109 100 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.03% 1.72% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.42% 4.05% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 73 95
Average daily rate
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£465 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £546 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-88.73% +42.00%
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 City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2464 2469 3225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.85% 42.47% 44.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2056 1894 2491
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £51.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.81 £16.00 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £116.09 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the City of London region.

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 108 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (49.51%) Python
3 89 (43.63%) Java
4 87 (42.65%) TDD
5 76 (37.25%) Linux
5 76 (37.25%) DevOps
6 65 (31.86%) Puppet
6 65 (31.86%) Continuous Integration
7 61 (29.90%) JavaScript
8 57 (27.94%) Opscode Chef
9 55 (26.96%) Ruby on Rails
10 54 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
11 51 (25.00%) BDD
12 48 (23.53%) Git (software)
13 45 (22.06%) Cucumber
14 41 (20.10%) Scrum
15 39 (19.12%) Finance
16 37 (18.14%) SQL
16 37 (18.14%) Jenkins
17 36 (17.65%) Web Services
17 36 (17.65%) CSS
18 35 (17.16%) Configuration Management
18 35 (17.16%) Scala
19 33 (16.18%) UNIX
20 32 (15.69%) Perl
20 32 (15.69%) Subversion
20 32 (15.69%) Ansible
20 32 (15.69%) Docker
21 31 (15.20%) PHP
21 31 (15.20%) HTML

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 17 (8.33%) Node.js
2 13 (6.37%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.39%) Apache
4 9 (4.41%) OpenStack
5 8 (3.92%) Jetty
6 6 (2.94%) nginx
6 6 (2.94%) Apache Spark
6 6 (2.94%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.94%) JBoss
7 4 (1.96%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.96%) Confluence
8 3 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.47%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.47%) Drupal
9 2 (0.98%) CMS
9 2 (0.98%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.49%) MediaWiki
10 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.49%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 4 (1.96%) Mathematica
1 4 (1.96%) Maple
1 4 (1.96%) LaTeX
2 3 (1.47%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 54 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.39%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (3.43%) GitHub
6 6 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (2.94%) PaaS
7 4 (1.96%) SaaS
8 3 (1.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.98%) IaaS
9 2 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.98%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.49%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.80%) HTTP
2 15 (7.35%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.92%) DNS
4 6 (2.94%) SSL
4 6 (2.94%) Firewall
5 4 (1.96%) Internet
6 3 (1.47%) OSPF
6 3 (1.47%) BGP
6 3 (1.47%) EIGRP
6 3 (1.47%) VPN
6 3 (1.47%) Network Security
6 3 (1.47%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.47%) Converged Networks
7 2 (0.98%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.98%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.98%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.98%) SNA
7 2 (0.98%) DHCP
7 2 (0.98%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.25%) MySQL
1 25 (12.25%) MongoDB
2 18 (8.82%) NoSQL
2 18 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (6.86%) Hadoop
4 13 (6.37%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (3.43%) Big Data
5 7 (3.43%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.94%) HBase
7 5 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.45%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.96%) Redis
9 3 (1.47%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (1.47%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.98%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.98%) SQL Server
10 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.49%) Essbase
11 1 (0.49%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 48 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 45 (22.06%) Cucumber
3 37 (18.14%) Jenkins
4 32 (15.69%) Subversion
5 29 (14.22%) Selenium
6 27 (13.24%) RSpec
7 22 (10.78%) WebDriver
8 19 (9.31%) JIRA
9 15 (7.35%) JUnit
10 12 (5.88%) JMeter
11 8 (3.92%) Mercurial
11 8 (3.92%) Gradle
12 7 (3.43%) Calabash
13 6 (2.94%) Maven
14 5 (2.45%) WATIR
14 5 (2.45%) TeamCity
14 5 (2.45%) Mockito
14 5 (2.45%) SpecFlow
15 4 (1.96%) Jasmine
15 4 (1.96%) SonarQube
General
1 39 (19.12%) Finance
2 4 (1.96%) Games
2 4 (1.96%) Banking
3 3 (1.47%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.98%) Retail
4 2 (0.98%) Legal
4 2 (0.98%) Publishing
5 1 (0.49%) Billing
5 1 (0.49%) Marketing
5 1 (0.49%) Back Office
5 1 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 78 (38.24%) Developer
2 48 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (13.24%) Ruby Developer
4 17 (8.33%) Architect
5 13 (6.37%) Senior Developer
5 13 (6.37%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 11 (5.39%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 10 (4.90%) Technical Architect
9 9 (4.41%) Java Developer
9 9 (4.41%) AWS Developer
10 8 (3.92%) Tester
11 7 (3.43%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.43%) Test Engineer
12 6 (2.94%) Automation Tester
12 6 (2.94%) Digital Architect
13 5 (2.45%) Automation Engineer
13 5 (2.45%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 5 (2.45%) Consultant
14 4 (1.96%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (26.96%) Ruby on Rails
2 36 (17.65%) CSS
2 36 (17.65%) Web Services
3 31 (15.20%) HTML
4 26 (12.75%) REST
5 18 (8.82%) RESTful
6 17 (8.33%) .NET
7 15 (7.35%) Spring
7 15 (7.35%) AngularJS
8 14 (6.86%) JSON
8 14 (6.86%) jQuery
9 11 (5.39%) LAMP
9 11 (5.39%) Play Framework
10 10 (4.90%) XML
10 10 (4.90%) HTML5
11 9 (4.41%) Sass
11 9 (4.41%) Django
12 8 (3.92%) CSS3
12 8 (3.92%) Backbone.js
13 7 (3.43%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.41%) User Experience
3 8 (3.92%) Visualisation
3 8 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.43%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.94%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.96%) Video on Demand
6 4 (1.96%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.96%) Statistics
6 4 (1.96%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.96%) Physics
6 4 (1.96%) Clustering
7 3 (1.47%) IPTV
7 3 (1.47%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.98%) Social Media
8 2 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.98%) Tandem
8 2 (0.98%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 76 (37.25%) Linux
2 33 (16.18%) UNIX
3 21 (10.29%) Windows
4 14 (6.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (5.39%) Ubuntu
6 6 (2.94%) Android
6 6 (2.94%) CentOS
7 5 (2.45%) Debian
8 4 (1.96%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.96%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.98%) VMS
10 1 (0.49%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (42.65%) TDD
3 76 (37.25%) DevOps
4 65 (31.86%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (25.00%) BDD
6 41 (20.10%) Scrum
7 35 (17.16%) Configuration Management
8 23 (11.27%) Open Source
9 22 (10.78%) Test Automation
9 22 (10.78%) Web Development
10 19 (9.31%) Kanban
11 17 (8.33%) Pair Programming
11 17 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (6.86%) OO
13 13 (6.37%) Software Engineering
14 11 (5.39%) Project Management
14 11 (5.39%) MVC
15 10 (4.90%) E-Commerce
16 9 (4.41%) SOA
17 8 (3.92%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 101 (49.51%) Python
2 89 (43.63%) Java
3 61 (29.90%) JavaScript
4 37 (18.14%) SQL
5 35 (17.16%) Scala
6 32 (15.69%) Perl
7 31 (15.20%) PHP
8 22 (10.78%) Bash Shell
9 21 (10.29%) Groovy
10 15 (7.35%) C#
11 13 (6.37%) Go
12 11 (5.39%) C++
13 8 (3.92%) Clojure
14 7 (3.43%) Shell Script
14 7 (3.43%) C
15 4 (1.96%) R
16 3 (1.47%) VBA
17 2 (0.98%) Tcl
17 2 (0.98%) PHP5
17 2 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (7.35%) Degree
2 6 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.98%) CCIE
4 2 (0.98%) CCNP
4 2 (0.98%) CCIP
4 2 (0.98%) CCDA
4 2 (0.98%) ISEB
4 2 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.98%) RHCE
4 2 (0.98%) CCSA
4 2 (0.98%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.80%) QA
2 5 (2.45%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (15.69%) Docker
2 16 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.96%) Varnish
4 3 (1.47%) OCFS2
4 3 (1.47%) KVM
4 3 (1.47%) GlusterFS
4 3 (1.47%) GFS2
4 3 (1.47%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.47%) vSphere
5 2 (0.98%) vCloud
6 1 (0.49%) iptables
6 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.49%) Samba
6 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.49%) Postfix
6 1 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 65 (31.86%) Puppet
2 57 (27.94%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (15.69%) Ansible
4 21 (10.29%) Vagrant
5 12 (5.88%) Salt
6 9 (4.41%) Mesos
7 5 (2.45%) Rundeck
7 5 (2.45%) Nagios
7 5 (2.45%) ZABBIX
8 4 (1.96%) HAProxy
9 3 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (1.47%) SELinux
9 3 (1.47%) logstash
10 2 (0.98%) CA LISA
10 2 (0.98%) Graphite
10 2 (0.98%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.98%) Kibana
11 1 (0.49%) Oozie
11 1 (0.49%) Ganglia
11 1 (0.49%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 21 (10.29%) VMware
2 18 (8.82%) Red Hat
3 13 (6.37%) Oracle
4 8 (3.92%) IBM
5 7 (3.43%) HP
5 7 (3.43%) Cisco
6 5 (2.45%) EMC
6 5 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.45%) Akamai
6 5 (2.45%) SOASTA, Inc
6 5 (2.45%) WorldPay
7 4 (1.96%) SaltStack
8 3 (1.47%) Rackspace
8 3 (1.47%) Remedy
8 3 (1.47%) Google
8 3 (1.47%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.47%) BMC
8 3 (1.47%) Hitachi
9 2 (0.98%) CA
9 2 (0.98%) NetApp
City, London
First Point
Rate: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per hour
Posted: 20 hours ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 14 days ago