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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 41 112 85
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -27
Contract jobs citing Ruby 155 108 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.66% 1.85% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.57% 4.29% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 85 95
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £345 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £600 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-75.00% -43.66%
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
1620 2517 2496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.71% 43.10% 42.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1377 2074 1955
Median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 10
Median hourly rate £53.00 £24.23 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.73% -11.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.72 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £54.00 £31.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016, 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.

1 105 (48.17%) Linux
2 102 (46.79%) DevOps
3 99 (45.41%) Python
4 85 (38.99%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (36.70%) Amazon AWS
6 77 (35.32%) Java
7 67 (30.73%) Puppet
8 65 (29.82%) Jenkins
9 63 (28.90%) TDD
10 61 (27.98%) Continuous Integration
11 56 (25.69%) Opscode Chef
12 55 (25.23%) Ruby on Rails
13 52 (23.85%) Continuous Delivery
14 50 (22.94%) Finance
14 50 (22.94%) JavaScript
15 47 (21.56%) Web Services
16 45 (20.64%) Docker
17 44 (20.18%) CSS
18 43 (19.72%) Go
19 42 (19.27%) Git (software)
19 42 (19.27%) HTML
19 42 (19.27%) Configuration Management
20 41 (18.81%) Bash Shell
21 40 (18.35%) Ansible
22 39 (17.89%) Open Source
23 38 (17.43%) NoSQL
24 33 (15.14%) Perl
25 30 (13.76%) MongoDB
26 28 (12.84%) Apache Cassandra
26 28 (12.84%) OpenStack

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 28 (12.84%) OpenStack
2 19 (8.72%) Cloud Foundry
3 12 (5.50%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.29%) nginx
5 3 (1.38%) Apache
5 3 (1.38%) CMS
6 2 (0.92%) CloudStack
6 2 (0.92%) JBoss
6 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.92%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.92%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.92%) WordPress
7 1 (0.46%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.46%) Drupal
7 1 (0.46%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (1.38%) MS Office
2 1 (0.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.46%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.46%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.46%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 80 (36.70%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (7.80%) GitHub
4 15 (6.88%) PaaS
5 13 (5.96%) Heroku
6 12 (5.50%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (3.67%) SaaS
8 6 (2.75%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.83%) Amazon S3
10 3 (1.38%) Route 53
10 3 (1.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.92%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.92%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.92%) Bluemix
11 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.92%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.92%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.72%) TCP/IP
2 14 (6.42%) HTTP
3 8 (3.67%) SSL
4 7 (3.21%) Internet
5 6 (2.75%) DNS
5 6 (2.75%) SAN
5 6 (2.75%) VPN
6 5 (2.29%) Network Security
7 4 (1.83%) Firewall
7 4 (1.83%) ICMP
8 2 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.92%) IPsec
8 2 (0.92%) SSH
8 2 (0.92%) VoIP
9 1 (0.46%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.46%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (0.46%) Frame Relay
9 1 (0.46%) VPLS
9 1 (0.46%) WAN
9 1 (0.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.43%) NoSQL
2 30 (13.76%) MongoDB
3 28 (12.84%) Apache Cassandra
4 24 (11.01%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (11.01%) Redis
5 22 (10.09%) MySQL
6 18 (8.26%) Relational Database
7 14 (6.42%) RDBMS
8 9 (4.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (2.75%) SimpleDB
10 4 (1.83%) SQL Server
11 3 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.38%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.38%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.46%) BODI
13 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.46%) GIS
Development Applications
1 65 (29.82%) Jenkins
2 42 (19.27%) Git (software)
3 18 (8.26%) Hudson
4 13 (5.96%) Cucumber
5 12 (5.50%) TeamCity
6 11 (5.05%) RSpec
7 7 (3.21%) Capybara
7 7 (3.21%) Subversion
8 6 (2.75%) Artifactory
9 5 (2.29%) GitLab
9 5 (2.29%) GoCD
9 5 (2.29%) Maven
9 5 (2.29%) Selenium
10 4 (1.83%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (1.83%) Vagrant
10 4 (1.83%) WATIR
11 3 (1.38%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.38%) Mocha
11 3 (1.38%) WebDriver
General
1 50 (22.94%) Finance
2 11 (5.05%) Banking
3 9 (4.13%) Retail
4 8 (3.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.46%) Billing
5 1 (0.46%) Front Office
5 1 (0.46%) Games
5 1 (0.46%) Legal
5 1 (0.46%) Marketing
5 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (35.78%) Developer
2 77 (35.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 33 (15.14%) Ruby Developer
4 21 (9.63%) Linux Engineer
5 19 (8.72%) Cloud Engineer
5 19 (8.72%) Java Developer
6 18 (8.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 14 (6.42%) AWS Engineer
7 14 (6.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 13 (5.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 12 (5.50%) AWS DevOps
10 11 (5.05%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (5.05%) Senior DevOps
11 10 (4.59%) Full Stack Developer
11 10 (4.59%) Java Engineer
11 10 (4.59%) Senior Developer
12 9 (4.13%) Ruby Engineer
12 9 (4.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 9 (4.13%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (3.67%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (25.23%) Ruby on Rails
2 47 (21.56%) Web Services
3 44 (20.18%) CSS
4 42 (19.27%) HTML
5 25 (11.47%) HTML5
6 23 (10.55%) CSS3
7 18 (8.26%) RabbitMQ
7 18 (8.26%) REST
8 17 (7.80%) Node.js
9 14 (6.42%) AngularJS
10 10 (4.59%) JSON
11 9 (4.13%) .NET
11 9 (4.13%) Ember.js
12 8 (3.67%) RESTful
13 7 (3.21%) Django
13 7 (3.21%) Haml
13 7 (3.21%) Resque
13 7 (3.21%) Sensu
14 6 (2.75%) Ajax
14 6 (2.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.96%) Fintech
2 12 (5.50%) Hedge funds
3 9 (4.13%) Clustering
3 9 (4.13%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.75%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.75%) Semantic Web
5 4 (1.83%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.92%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.46%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.46%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.46%) Derivative
7 1 (0.46%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.46%) New Media
7 1 (0.46%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.46%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.46%) SCADA
7 1 (0.46%) User Experience
7 1 (0.46%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 105 (48.17%) Linux
2 25 (11.47%) Unix
3 15 (6.88%) Ubuntu
4 13 (5.96%) CoreOS
4 13 (5.96%) Windows
5 7 (3.21%) CentOS
5 7 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.75%) RancherOS
7 5 (2.29%) VyOS
8 4 (1.83%) Debian
9 2 (0.92%) Android
9 2 (0.92%) Fedora
9 2 (0.92%) Solaris
9 2 (0.92%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.46%) AIX
10 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (46.79%) DevOps
2 85 (38.99%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (28.90%) TDD
4 61 (27.98%) Continuous Integration
5 52 (23.85%) Continuous Delivery
6 42 (19.27%) Configuration Management
7 39 (17.89%) Open Source
8 28 (12.84%) Scrum
9 27 (12.39%) BDD
10 20 (9.17%) Security Hardening
10 20 (9.17%) Software Engineering
11 18 (8.26%) Kanban
11 18 (8.26%) OO
12 16 (7.34%) Mentoring
12 16 (7.34%) Microservices
13 15 (6.88%) E-Commerce
14 13 (5.96%) High Availability
14 13 (5.96%) MVC
14 13 (5.96%) Web Operations
15 12 (5.50%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 99 (45.41%) Python
2 77 (35.32%) Java
3 50 (22.94%) JavaScript
4 43 (19.72%) Go
5 41 (18.81%) Bash Shell
6 33 (15.14%) Perl
7 20 (9.17%) SQL
8 18 (8.26%) PHP
9 14 (6.42%) Scala
10 11 (5.05%) Shell Script
11 10 (4.59%) PowerShell
12 7 (3.21%) C#
13 3 (1.38%) C
13 3 (1.38%) C++
13 3 (1.38%) Erlang
13 3 (1.38%) ES6
13 3 (1.38%) Groovy
14 2 (0.92%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.92%) ECMAScript
14 2 (0.92%) RubyMotion
Qualifications
1 15 (6.88%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.75%) Degree
4 3 (1.38%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.92%) CISM
5 2 (0.92%) CISSP
6 1 (0.46%) CCNP
6 1 (0.46%) CCSP
6 1 (0.46%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.46%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.46%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.21%) QA
2 3 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.38%) SDET
3 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 45 (20.64%) Docker
2 15 (6.88%) vSphere
3 12 (5.50%) etcd
3 12 (5.50%) flannel
3 12 (5.50%) GlusterFS
4 8 (3.67%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (3.21%) GFS2
5 7 (3.21%) OCFS2
6 6 (2.75%) Ceph
7 5 (2.29%) NFS
8 3 (1.38%) Snort
8 3 (1.38%) Xen
9 2 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (0.92%) XenServer
10 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.46%) HDFS
10 1 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.46%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 67 (30.73%) Puppet
2 56 (25.69%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (18.35%) Ansible
4 24 (11.01%) Kubernetes
5 16 (7.34%) Terraform
6 13 (5.96%) Packer
7 12 (5.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 12 (5.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 9 (4.13%) Consul
9 8 (3.67%) logstash
9 8 (3.67%) Mesos
10 7 (3.21%) CFEngine
10 7 (3.21%) Failover Clustering
10 7 (3.21%) SELinux
11 6 (2.75%) Graphite
11 6 (2.75%) Marathon
11 6 (2.75%) Rancher
12 5 (2.29%) HAProxy
12 5 (2.29%) rkt
12 5 (2.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (5.96%) Oracle
2 12 (5.50%) Splunk
3 7 (3.21%) VMware
4 6 (2.75%) Cisco
4 6 (2.75%) Google
4 6 (2.75%) Rackspace
4 6 (2.75%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.29%) 3PAR
5 5 (2.29%) Brocade
5 5 (2.29%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.29%) Vyatta
6 3 (1.38%) IBM
6 3 (1.38%) Perforce
6 3 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.38%) SaltStack
7 2 (0.92%) EMC
7 2 (0.92%) EnterpriseDB
7 2 (0.92%) Nokia
7 2 (0.92%) Teradata
7 2 (0.92%) Zend
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