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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 99 90 127
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +37
Contract jobs citing Ruby 114 125 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.95% 2.13% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.54% 5.06% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 93 75
Average daily rate
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£470 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £516 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +77.50%
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
2513 2468 3004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.04% 42.11% 43.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2072 1925 2293
Average daily rate £471 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £305 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 33
Average hourly rate £24.23 £27.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.89% -33.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £14.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £31.99 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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.

1 105 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (48.48%) Python
3 84 (42.42%) Java
4 78 (39.39%) Linux
5 74 (37.37%) Puppet
6 72 (36.36%) TDD
7 68 (34.34%) DevOps
8 61 (30.81%) Opscode Chef
9 56 (28.28%) Amazon AWS
9 56 (28.28%) JavaScript
10 54 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
11 52 (26.26%) Cucumber
12 47 (23.74%) Ruby on Rails
13 44 (22.22%) Configuration Management
13 44 (22.22%) BDD
14 42 (21.21%) Git (software)
14 42 (21.21%) CSS
15 40 (20.20%) Scrum
16 37 (18.69%) Web Services
17 36 (18.18%) Jenkins
18 35 (17.68%) SQL
19 33 (16.67%) Finance
20 32 (16.16%) HTML
20 32 (16.16%) Ansible
21 31 (15.66%) Scala
22 29 (14.65%) MongoDB
23 28 (14.14%) Open Source
23 28 (14.14%) MySQL
23 28 (14.14%) PHP
24 27 (13.64%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 15 (7.58%) Tomcat
1 15 (7.58%) Node.js
2 13 (6.57%) Apache
3 9 (4.55%) OpenStack
3 9 (4.55%) nginx
4 6 (3.03%) JBoss
5 5 (2.53%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.53%) Jetty
6 3 (1.52%) Confluence
6 3 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.52%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.52%) Drupal
7 2 (1.01%) CMS
7 2 (1.01%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.01%) Mule ESB
7 2 (1.01%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (1.52%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.01%) Maple
2 2 (1.01%) LaTeX
2 2 (1.01%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 56 (28.28%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.05%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (4.55%) PaaS
5 7 (3.54%) GitHub
6 6 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (2.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (1.52%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.01%) IaaS
9 2 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.01%) SaaS
10 1 (0.51%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.09%) HTTP
2 13 (6.57%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.04%) SSL
4 6 (3.03%) Internet
5 3 (1.52%) Firewall
5 3 (1.52%) VPN
5 3 (1.52%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.52%) Converged Networks
6 2 (1.01%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.01%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (1.01%) DNS
7 1 (0.51%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.51%) RTSP
7 1 (0.51%) SAN
7 1 (0.51%) DMZ
7 1 (0.51%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.65%) MongoDB
2 28 (14.14%) MySQL
3 21 (10.61%) NoSQL
4 19 (9.60%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (6.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (4.55%) Hadoop
7 6 (3.03%) Redis
8 5 (2.53%) Big Data
8 5 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.53%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.52%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (1.01%) HBase
11 2 (1.01%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.01%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.01%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.01%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 52 (26.26%) Cucumber
2 42 (21.21%) Git (software)
3 36 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 25 (12.63%) Subversion
4 25 (12.63%) Selenium
5 19 (9.60%) RSpec
6 18 (9.09%) WebDriver
6 18 (9.09%) JIRA
7 13 (6.57%) Calabash
8 11 (5.56%) Mercurial
9 9 (4.55%) Hudson
9 9 (4.55%) JMeter
10 7 (3.54%) TeamCity
11 6 (3.03%) Gradle
11 6 (3.03%) JUnit
12 5 (2.53%) Maven
12 5 (2.53%) gulp
13 4 (2.02%) SonarQube
13 4 (2.02%) Xcode
13 4 (2.02%) WATIR
General
1 33 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (3.54%) Publishing
3 4 (2.02%) Banking
4 3 (1.52%) Retail
4 3 (1.52%) Games
4 3 (1.52%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.01%) Marketing
5 2 (1.01%) Arabic Language
5 2 (1.01%) Hindi Language
6 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.51%) Billing
6 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Back Office
6 1 (0.51%) Electronics
6 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.51%) Legal
6 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 66 (33.33%) Developer
2 47 (23.74%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (11.11%) Ruby Developer
4 15 (7.58%) Senior Developer
5 13 (6.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 12 (6.06%) Architect
7 11 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 8 (4.04%) Analyst
8 8 (4.04%) Technical Architect
8 8 (4.04%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (3.54%) QA Engineer
9 7 (3.54%) Automation Engineer
10 6 (3.03%) Digital Architect
10 6 (3.03%) AWS Developer
10 6 (3.03%) Test Leader
10 6 (3.03%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.03%) Test Engineer
11 5 (2.53%) Web Developer
11 5 (2.53%) Test Analyst
12 4 (2.02%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (23.74%) Ruby on Rails
2 42 (21.21%) CSS
3 37 (18.69%) Web Services
4 32 (16.16%) HTML
5 25 (12.63%) JSON
6 24 (12.12%) REST
7 22 (11.11%) RESTful
8 14 (7.07%) AngularJS
8 14 (7.07%) jQuery
8 14 (7.07%) XML
9 13 (6.57%) Play Framework
10 12 (6.06%) Spring
10 12 (6.06%) .NET
11 10 (5.05%) Sass
11 10 (5.05%) HTML5
12 9 (4.55%) Ajax
12 9 (4.55%) LAMP
13 8 (4.04%) Django
13 8 (4.04%) CSS3
14 7 (3.54%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.05%) Visualisation
3 9 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.54%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.03%) User Experience
6 5 (2.53%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.02%) Statistics
7 4 (2.02%) Clustering
7 4 (2.02%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.52%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.52%) IPTV
8 3 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.01%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.01%) Social Media
9 2 (1.01%) Tandem
9 2 (1.01%) Streaming Video
9 2 (1.01%) Replication
9 2 (1.01%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.01%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 78 (39.39%) Linux
2 27 (13.64%) UNIX
3 16 (8.08%) Windows
4 13 (6.57%) Apple iOS
5 12 (6.06%) Android
6 8 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (4.04%) Ubuntu
7 6 (3.03%) CentOS
8 3 (1.52%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.01%) Debian
9 2 (1.01%) VMS
10 1 (0.51%) Solaris
10 1 (0.51%) SUSE
10 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (36.36%) TDD
3 68 (34.34%) DevOps
4 54 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 44 (22.22%) BDD
6 40 (20.20%) Scrum
7 28 (14.14%) Open Source
8 24 (12.12%) Test Automation
9 21 (10.61%) Kanban
9 21 (10.61%) Web Development
10 14 (7.07%) OO
10 14 (7.07%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (6.57%) Test Scripting
12 12 (6.06%) E-Commerce
13 10 (5.05%) SOA
13 10 (5.05%) Pair Programming
13 10 (5.05%) Software Engineering
14 9 (4.55%) Microservices
15 8 (4.04%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 96 (48.48%) Python
2 84 (42.42%) Java
3 56 (28.28%) JavaScript
4 35 (17.68%) SQL
5 31 (15.66%) Scala
6 28 (14.14%) PHP
7 27 (13.64%) Perl
8 24 (12.12%) Bash Shell
9 16 (8.08%) Groovy
10 13 (6.57%) C#
11 12 (6.06%) Go
12 7 (3.54%) C++
12 7 (3.54%) C
13 6 (3.03%) R
14 5 (2.53%) Clojure
15 4 (2.02%) Shell Script
16 2 (1.01%) PHP5
17 1 (0.51%) RubyMotion
17 1 (0.51%) ActionScript 3.0
17 1 (0.51%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 10 (5.05%) Degree
2 7 (3.54%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.52%) ISEB
4 3 (1.52%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.63%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (11.62%) Docker
2 12 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.03%) Varnish
4 3 (1.52%) VirtualBox
4 3 (1.52%) OCFS2
4 3 (1.52%) KVM
4 3 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.52%) vSphere
4 3 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.52%) GlusterFS
4 3 (1.52%) GFS2
5 2 (1.01%) vCloud
6 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 74 (37.37%) Puppet
2 61 (30.81%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (16.16%) Ansible
4 21 (10.61%) Vagrant
5 16 (8.08%) Salt
6 4 (2.02%) Mesos
6 4 (2.02%) HAProxy
6 4 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (2.02%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.52%) Nagios
7 3 (1.52%) SELinux
7 3 (1.52%) logstash
7 3 (1.52%) Graphite
7 3 (1.52%) Rundeck
8 2 (1.01%) Kibana
8 2 (1.01%) Cobbler
8 2 (1.01%) CA LISA
9 1 (0.51%) Oozie
9 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.51%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 18 (9.09%) VMware
2 15 (7.58%) Red Hat
3 11 (5.56%) Oracle
4 8 (4.04%) HP
4 8 (4.04%) IBM
4 8 (4.04%) WorldPay
5 5 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.53%) Google
5 5 (2.53%) EMC
6 4 (2.02%) Rackspace
7 3 (1.52%) SaltStack
7 3 (1.52%) Remedy
7 3 (1.52%) Akamai
7 3 (1.52%) BMC
7 3 (1.52%) Cisco
7 3 (1.52%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.52%) Hitachi
8 2 (1.01%) NetApp
8 2 (1.01%) Zend
8 2 (1.01%) SAP
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