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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
London / City of London
Rank 101 91 89
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing Ruby 55 59 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.89% 1.97% 2.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.73% 4.43% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 50 86
Median daily rate £519 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £369 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £603 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

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
1476 1331 2265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.76% 44.37% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1230 1097 1861
Median daily rate £478 £478 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.05% +3.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 102 (57.95%) Python
2 94 (53.41%) Linux
3 91 (51.70%) DevOps
4 75 (42.61%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (34.66%) Java
6 54 (30.68%) Puppet
7 50 (28.41%) Continuous Integration
8 48 (27.27%) Jenkins
8 48 (27.27%) Ansible
9 46 (26.14%) Amazon AWS
10 44 (25.00%) Configuration Management
11 40 (22.73%) Git (software)
12 39 (22.16%) Docker
13 38 (21.59%) Finance
13 38 (21.59%) PostgreSQL
14 37 (21.02%) Open Source
15 36 (20.45%) Bash Shell
16 35 (19.89%) Opscode Chef
16 35 (19.89%) Scrum
17 34 (19.32%) MongoDB
18 32 (18.18%) Perl
18 32 (18.18%) Unix
19 31 (17.61%) JavaScript
20 30 (17.05%) TDD
21 28 (15.91%) HTML
21 28 (15.91%) High Availability
22 27 (15.34%) Continuous Delivery
23 25 (14.20%) Ruby on Rails
23 25 (14.20%) Go
24 23 (13.07%) Windows

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 13 (7.39%) Apache
2 13 (7.39%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (3.98%) Confluence
5 6 (3.41%) nginx
6 5 (2.84%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.70%) JBoss
8 2 (1.14%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.14%) CMS
8 2 (1.14%) Drupal
8 2 (1.14%) IIS
8 2 (1.14%) Mule ESB
8 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.14%) WordPress
9 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.57%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) FrameMaker
2 1 (0.57%) HipChat
2 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Magento
1 2 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.57%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 46 (26.14%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (10.80%) GitHub
4 9 (5.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (3.98%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (3.98%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (3.98%) IaaS
6 3 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.70%) PaaS
7 2 (1.14%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.14%) Datadog
7 2 (1.14%) Heroku
7 2 (1.14%) SaaS
8 1 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.57%) Force.com
8 1 (0.57%) G Suite
8 1 (0.57%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.07%) HTTP
2 15 (8.52%) TCP/IP
3 14 (7.95%) SSL
4 12 (6.82%) Firewall
5 11 (6.25%) DNS
5 11 (6.25%) VPN
6 4 (2.27%) Network Security
7 3 (1.70%) LDAP
8 2 (1.14%) DMZ
8 2 (1.14%) FTP
8 2 (1.14%) Internet
8 2 (1.14%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (1.14%) SSH
8 2 (1.14%) VoIP
9 1 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.57%) DSL
9 1 (0.57%) DVB
9 1 (0.57%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.57%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (21.59%) PostgreSQL
2 34 (19.32%) MongoDB
3 18 (10.23%) NoSQL
4 17 (9.66%) MySQL
4 17 (9.66%) Redis
5 15 (8.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (6.82%) Big Data
7 10 (5.68%) Relational Database
8 8 (4.55%) SQL Server
9 7 (3.98%) RDBMS
10 6 (3.41%) CouchDB
11 4 (2.27%) InfluxDB
12 3 (1.70%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.70%) MariaDB
12 3 (1.70%) Neo4j
13 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (1.14%) SQLPlus
14 1 (0.57%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.57%) HBase
14 1 (0.57%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 48 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 40 (22.73%) Git (software)
3 15 (8.52%) Cucumber
4 13 (7.39%) Bitbucket
5 11 (6.25%) JIRA
6 9 (5.11%) Subversion
7 7 (3.98%) TeamCity
8 6 (3.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (3.41%) Mercurial
8 6 (3.41%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (2.84%) Selenium
10 4 (2.27%) Artifactory
10 4 (2.27%) SonarQube
11 3 (1.70%) Ant
11 3 (1.70%) HP UFT
11 3 (1.70%) Hudson
11 3 (1.70%) Maven
11 3 (1.70%) RSpec
12 2 (1.14%) JUnit
12 2 (1.14%) Toad
General
1 38 (21.59%) Finance
2 12 (6.82%) Banking
2 12 (6.82%) Retail
3 9 (5.11%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.27%) Marketing
4 4 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.14%) Electronics
5 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.14%) Publishing
6 1 (0.57%) Advertising
6 1 (0.57%) Back Office
6 1 (0.57%) Billing
6 1 (0.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 67 (38.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 49 (27.84%) Developer
3 26 (14.77%) Linux Engineer
4 22 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
5 21 (11.93%) AWS Engineer
6 20 (11.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 20 (11.36%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 19 (10.80%) Ruby Developer
8 14 (7.95%) Architect
9 10 (5.68%) Java Developer
9 10 (5.68%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 10 (5.68%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (5.11%) Operations Engineer
11 7 (3.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.98%) Senior DevOps
12 6 (3.41%) Consultant
12 6 (3.41%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 6 (3.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 6 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
13 5 (2.84%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.91%) HTML
2 25 (14.20%) Ruby on Rails
3 19 (10.80%) HTML5
3 19 (10.80%) JSON
4 18 (10.23%) Node.js
4 18 (10.23%) Web Services
5 17 (9.66%) REST
6 16 (9.09%) CSS
7 15 (8.52%) .NET
8 13 (7.39%) XML
9 10 (5.68%) Ajax
10 8 (4.55%) CSS3
11 7 (3.98%) jQuery
11 7 (3.98%) LAMP
11 7 (3.98%) LAPP Stack
11 7 (3.98%) Play Framework
12 6 (3.41%) Django
13 5 (2.84%) AngularJS
13 5 (2.84%) OAuth2
13 5 (2.84%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.93%) Public Cloud
2 13 (7.39%) Clustering
3 9 (5.11%) Hedge funds
4 8 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.27%) Semantic Web
6 3 (1.70%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.70%) NHS
6 3 (1.70%) User Experience
7 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.14%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.14%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.14%) Fintech
7 2 (1.14%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.57%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.57%) IPTV
8 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.57%) STB
8 1 (0.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 94 (53.41%) Linux
2 32 (18.18%) Unix
3 23 (13.07%) Windows
4 17 (9.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (6.25%) CentOS
6 10 (5.68%) CoreOS
6 10 (5.68%) RancherOS
7 6 (3.41%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.14%) AIX
8 2 (1.14%) Android
8 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.14%) Solaris
8 2 (1.14%) SUSE
8 2 (1.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.14%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.57%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (51.70%) DevOps
2 75 (42.61%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (28.41%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 37 (21.02%) Open Source
6 35 (19.89%) Scrum
7 30 (17.05%) TDD
8 28 (15.91%) High Availability
9 27 (15.34%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (10.23%) BDD
11 17 (9.66%) Kanban
12 15 (8.52%) Web Development
13 14 (7.95%) Build Automation
13 14 (7.95%) Load Balancing
14 12 (6.82%) Mentoring
14 12 (6.82%) Service Delivery
15 11 (6.25%) Microservices
15 11 (6.25%) Patch Management
15 11 (6.25%) Software Engineering
15 11 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 102 (57.95%) Python
2 61 (34.66%) Java
3 36 (20.45%) Bash Shell
4 32 (18.18%) Perl
5 31 (17.61%) JavaScript
6 25 (14.20%) Go
7 22 (12.50%) PHP
8 17 (9.66%) SQL
9 14 (7.95%) Shell Script
10 11 (6.25%) Scala
11 10 (5.68%) C#
12 6 (3.41%) C++
12 6 (3.41%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.84%) C
14 3 (1.70%) Clojure
14 3 (1.70%) Groovy
15 2 (1.14%) Apple Swift
15 2 (1.14%) Smalltalk
15 2 (1.14%) VBScript
16 1 (0.57%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (10.23%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.95%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.27%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.57%) CEH
4 1 (0.57%) CISMP
4 1 (0.57%) CISSP
4 1 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) Degree
4 1 (0.57%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.55%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.14%) WCAG
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (22.16%) Docker
2 13 (7.39%) GlusterFS
3 12 (6.82%) GFS2
3 12 (6.82%) OCFS2
4 10 (5.68%) etcd
4 10 (5.68%) flannel
5 4 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.70%) Active Directory
7 2 (1.14%) NFS
7 2 (1.14%) vCloud
7 2 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.14%) vSphere
8 1 (0.57%) Ceph
8 1 (0.57%) Gluster
8 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.57%) Postfix
8 1 (0.57%) Squid
8 1 (0.57%) Xen
8 1 (0.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 54 (30.68%) Puppet
2 48 (27.27%) Ansible
3 35 (19.89%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (10.23%) Kubernetes
4 18 (10.23%) Terraform
5 12 (6.82%) Rancher
6 11 (6.25%) Consul
6 11 (6.25%) Mesos
7 10 (5.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 10 (5.68%) logstash
7 10 (5.68%) Marathon
7 10 (5.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 9 (5.11%) CFEngine
8 9 (5.11%) Failover Clustering
8 9 (5.11%) Salt
8 9 (5.11%) SELinux
9 6 (3.41%) Grafana
9 6 (3.41%) Kibana
10 4 (2.27%) HAProxy
10 4 (2.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (7.39%) Oracle
2 11 (6.25%) Splunk
3 10 (5.68%) Red Hat
3 10 (5.68%) VMware
4 6 (3.41%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.41%) New Relic
4 6 (3.41%) Rackspace
5 5 (2.84%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.27%) Google
7 3 (1.70%) Charles River
7 3 (1.70%) Sonatype
7 3 (1.70%) WorldPay
8 2 (1.14%) Black Duck
8 2 (1.14%) EMC
8 2 (1.14%) HP
8 2 (1.14%) Percona
8 2 (1.14%) Remedy
8 2 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.14%) Veracode
8 2 (1.14%) Veritas
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Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
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ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Linux Recruit
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: £475 - £525 per annum + Benefits
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ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: From £400 to £500 per day dependant on experience
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Talent International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: £475 - £525 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago