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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
London / City of London
Rank 100 104 98
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Ruby 55 49 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.86% 1.54% 1.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.89% 3.44% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 42 75
Median daily rate £430 £470 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.51% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £411
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -47.18%

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
1414 1423 2334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 47.92% 44.58% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1189 1197 1921
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £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 4 5
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 82 (54.67%) Python
2 73 (48.67%) DevOps
3 69 (46.00%) Linux
4 63 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (35.33%) Java
6 43 (28.67%) Ansible
7 42 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
7 42 (28.00%) Puppet
8 39 (26.00%) Jenkins
9 36 (24.00%) Bash Shell
10 33 (22.00%) Configuration Management
11 32 (21.33%) Open Source
11 32 (21.33%) Git (software)
12 31 (20.67%) Perl
13 29 (19.33%) PostgreSQL
14 28 (18.67%) Finance
14 28 (18.67%) MongoDB
14 28 (18.67%) Docker
15 27 (18.00%) JavaScript
15 27 (18.00%) TDD
16 26 (17.33%) HTML
17 25 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
18 24 (16.00%) Ruby on Rails
19 23 (15.33%) MySQL
19 23 (15.33%) Continuous Delivery
20 22 (14.67%) Unix
20 22 (14.67%) Scrum
21 20 (13.33%) Windows
21 20 (13.33%) High Availability

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 10 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (6.00%) Apache
2 9 (6.00%) OpenStack
3 8 (5.33%) Confluence
3 8 (5.33%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (3.33%) nginx
5 3 (2.00%) Apache Pig
5 3 (2.00%) JBoss
6 2 (1.33%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.33%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.33%) Drupal
6 2 (1.33%) IIS
6 2 (1.33%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.67%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.67%) CMS
7 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) FrameMaker
2 1 (0.67%) HipChat
2 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.67%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.67%) Magento
2 1 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 42 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (12.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (9.33%) GitHub
4 10 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (4.00%) IaaS
6 5 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (2.00%) PaaS
9 2 (1.33%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.33%) Datadog
9 2 (1.33%) SaaS
10 1 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.67%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.67%) Heroku
10 1 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.67%) Firewall
1 13 (8.67%) TCP/IP
2 12 (8.00%) DNS
2 12 (8.00%) HTTP
3 11 (7.33%) SSL
4 10 (6.67%) VPN
5 4 (2.67%) Network Security
6 3 (2.00%) LDAP
7 2 (1.33%) DMZ
7 2 (1.33%) Internet
7 2 (1.33%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (1.33%) SAN
7 2 (1.33%) SSH
7 2 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.67%) DHCP
8 1 (0.67%) DSL
8 1 (0.67%) DVB
8 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.33%) PostgreSQL
2 28 (18.67%) MongoDB
3 23 (15.33%) MySQL
4 18 (12.00%) NoSQL
5 13 (8.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (8.67%) Redis
6 12 (8.00%) Big Data
7 7 (4.67%) MariaDB
8 6 (4.00%) Hadoop
8 6 (4.00%) Relational Database
8 6 (4.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (2.67%) CouchDB
9 4 (2.67%) InfluxDB
9 4 (2.67%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.00%) Apache Hive
10 3 (2.00%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.67%) HBase
11 1 (0.67%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.67%) SimpleDB
11 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 39 (26.00%) Jenkins
2 32 (21.33%) Git (software)
3 12 (8.00%) Cucumber
4 11 (7.33%) JIRA
5 10 (6.67%) Bitbucket
6 8 (5.33%) Subversion
7 7 (4.67%) TeamCity
8 6 (4.00%) Selenium
9 5 (3.33%) Mercurial
10 4 (2.67%) Appium
10 4 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (2.67%) Calabash
10 4 (2.67%) RSpec
10 4 (2.67%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (2.00%) Artifactory
11 3 (2.00%) Hudson
11 3 (2.00%) SonarQube
12 2 (1.33%) Bazaar
12 2 (1.33%) Gerrit
12 2 (1.33%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (18.67%) Finance
2 12 (8.00%) Banking
3 6 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.33%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.33%) Retail
5 4 (2.67%) Marketing
6 2 (1.33%) Electronics
6 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.67%) Advertising
7 1 (0.67%) Back Office
7 1 (0.67%) Billing
7 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (35.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (28.67%) Developer
3 17 (11.33%) Linux Engineer
4 15 (10.00%) Ruby Developer
5 14 (9.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 14 (9.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 12 (8.00%) AWS DevOps
6 12 (8.00%) AWS Engineer
7 10 (6.67%) Architect
8 9 (6.00%) Java Developer
9 7 (4.67%) Operations Engineer
9 7 (4.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 6 (4.00%) Consultant
10 6 (4.00%) DBA
10 6 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.67%) Big Data Engineer
12 4 (2.67%) DevOps Systems Engineer
12 4 (2.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.33%) HTML
2 24 (16.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 19 (12.67%) HTML5
4 18 (12.00%) CSS
5 15 (10.00%) REST
5 15 (10.00%) Web Services
6 14 (9.33%) JSON
7 13 (8.67%) LAMP
8 12 (8.00%) Node.js
9 10 (6.67%) .NET
9 10 (6.67%) CSS3
10 8 (5.33%) LAPP Stack
10 8 (5.33%) XML
11 6 (4.00%) Ajax
11 6 (4.00%) AngularJS
11 6 (4.00%) jQuery
12 5 (3.33%) Django
12 5 (3.33%) Play Framework
12 5 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (2.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.33%) Public Cloud
2 10 (6.67%) Clustering
3 6 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.33%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.67%) Semantic Web
6 3 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.33%) NHS
7 2 (1.33%) User Experience
8 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.67%) CMDB
8 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.67%) Fintech
8 1 (0.67%) IPTV
8 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.67%) STB
Operating Systems
1 69 (46.00%) Linux
2 22 (14.67%) Unix
3 20 (13.33%) Windows
4 17 (11.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (8.67%) CentOS
6 6 (4.00%) CoreOS
6 6 (4.00%) RancherOS
7 5 (3.33%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.67%) Android
8 4 (2.67%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.00%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.67%) AIX
10 1 (0.67%) Solaris
10 1 (0.67%) SUSE
10 1 (0.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (48.67%) DevOps
2 63 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (22.00%) Configuration Management
5 32 (21.33%) Open Source
6 27 (18.00%) TDD
7 23 (15.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 22 (14.67%) Scrum
9 20 (13.33%) High Availability
10 14 (9.33%) BDD
10 14 (9.33%) Load Balancing
11 13 (8.67%) Microservices
11 13 (8.67%) Web Development
12 12 (8.00%) Build Automation
13 10 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
13 10 (6.67%) Software Engineering
14 9 (6.00%) Kanban
14 9 (6.00%) Performance Monitoring
14 9 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (5.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 82 (54.67%) Python
2 53 (35.33%) Java
3 36 (24.00%) Bash Shell
4 31 (20.67%) Perl
5 27 (18.00%) JavaScript
6 18 (12.00%) PHP
7 15 (10.00%) Go
8 11 (7.33%) SQL
9 10 (6.67%) Shell Script
10 8 (5.33%) Scala
11 6 (4.00%) C#
12 4 (2.67%) C
13 3 (2.00%) Apple Swift
13 3 (2.00%) Groovy
13 3 (2.00%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.33%) Smalltalk
15 1 (0.67%) C++
15 1 (0.67%) Clojure
15 1 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (7.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.00%) Degree
3 3 (2.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.67%) CEH
4 1 (0.67%) CHECK Team Member
4 1 (0.67%) CISMP
4 1 (0.67%) CISSP
4 1 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.67%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.67%) QA
2 2 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.67%) SDET
3 1 (0.67%) SLA
3 1 (0.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (18.67%) Docker
2 6 (4.00%) etcd
2 6 (4.00%) flannel
2 6 (4.00%) GlusterFS
2 6 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.33%) GFS2
3 5 (3.33%) OCFS2
4 3 (2.00%) Shibboleth
4 3 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.33%) HDFS
5 2 (1.33%) vCloud
5 2 (1.33%) vSphere
6 1 (0.67%) Ceph
6 1 (0.67%) Gluster
6 1 (0.67%) iptables
6 1 (0.67%) NFS
6 1 (0.67%) Postfix
6 1 (0.67%) Squid
6 1 (0.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (28.67%) Ansible
2 42 (28.00%) Puppet
3 25 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (10.67%) Terraform
5 14 (9.33%) Kubernetes
6 9 (6.00%) logstash
6 9 (6.00%) Mesos
7 7 (4.67%) Docker Swarm
7 7 (4.67%) Rancher
8 6 (4.00%) Consul
8 6 (4.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 6 (4.00%) Marathon
8 6 (4.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 5 (3.33%) CFEngine
9 5 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (3.33%) Grafana
9 5 (3.33%) SELinux
10 4 (2.67%) Cobbler
10 4 (2.67%) HAProxy
10 4 (2.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 10 (6.67%) Oracle
1 10 (6.67%) VMware
2 9 (6.00%) Splunk
3 8 (5.33%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.33%) New Relic
4 5 (3.33%) Rackspace
5 4 (2.67%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.67%) Google
6 3 (2.00%) EMC
6 3 (2.00%) F5
6 3 (2.00%) Sonatype
6 3 (2.00%) WorldPay
7 2 (1.33%) Black Duck
7 2 (1.33%) Charles River
7 2 (1.33%) Percona
7 2 (1.33%) SAP
7 2 (1.33%) Veracode
8 1 (0.67%) Remedy
8 1 (0.67%) Veritas
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