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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 97 87 130
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +43
Contract jobs citing Ruby 118 120 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.02% 2.07% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.50% 4.89% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 89 75
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £323 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £515 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £326
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +22.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +118.46%
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
2620 2453 3110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.75% 42.26% 43.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2155 1904 2390
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 29
Average hourly rate £24.62 £38.49 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.05% -9.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.84 £14.88 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £143.25 £104.61 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 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 31 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.

1 106 (53.27%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (49.75%) Python
3 92 (46.23%) Java
4 79 (39.70%) TDD
5 75 (37.69%) Linux
6 68 (34.17%) DevOps
7 65 (32.66%) Puppet
8 60 (30.15%) Continuous Integration
9 56 (28.14%) JavaScript
10 55 (27.64%) Opscode Chef
11 52 (26.13%) Amazon AWS
12 50 (25.13%) Ruby on Rails
13 49 (24.62%) Cucumber
14 48 (24.12%) BDD
15 45 (22.61%) Git (software)
16 40 (20.10%) SQL
17 39 (19.60%) Scrum
18 38 (19.10%) CSS
18 38 (19.10%) Web Services
19 37 (18.59%) Configuration Management
20 36 (18.09%) Finance
21 35 (17.59%) Scala
22 34 (17.09%) Jenkins
23 33 (16.58%) PHP
24 32 (16.08%) UNIX
24 32 (16.08%) Ansible
25 30 (15.08%) Subversion
26 29 (14.57%) MongoDB
27 28 (14.07%) REST
27 28 (14.07%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 16 (8.04%) Node.js
2 14 (7.04%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.53%) Apache
4 9 (4.52%) OpenStack
5 8 (4.02%) Jetty
6 6 (3.02%) nginx
6 6 (3.02%) WebLogic
6 6 (3.02%) JBoss
7 4 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.51%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.51%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.51%) Drupal
8 3 (1.51%) Confluence
9 2 (1.01%) Mule ESB
9 2 (1.01%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.01%) CMS
10 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.50%) SAS
10 1 (0.50%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (1.51%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.51%) Mathematica
1 3 (1.51%) Maple
1 3 (1.51%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 3 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 52 (26.13%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (6.03%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (4.52%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (4.02%) PaaS
6 7 (3.52%) GitHub
6 7 (3.52%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (2.01%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (1.51%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.01%) SaaS
9 2 (1.01%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.50%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.05%) HTTP
1 18 (9.05%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.52%) SSL
3 6 (3.02%) Internet
3 6 (3.02%) DNS
4 5 (2.51%) Firewall
5 3 (1.51%) VPN
5 3 (1.51%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.51%) Converged Networks
6 2 (1.01%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.01%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.01%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.01%) Network Security
6 2 (1.01%) SNA
6 2 (1.01%) SNMP
6 2 (1.01%) DHCP
6 2 (1.01%) OSPF
6 2 (1.01%) BGP
6 2 (1.01%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.57%) MongoDB
2 28 (14.07%) MySQL
3 21 (10.55%) NoSQL
4 20 (10.05%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (7.04%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (5.03%) Hadoop
7 6 (3.02%) Big Data
7 6 (3.02%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.51%) Redis
8 5 (2.51%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.51%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.51%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (1.51%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.01%) HBase
10 2 (1.01%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.50%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 49 (24.62%) Cucumber
2 45 (22.61%) Git (software)
3 34 (17.09%) Jenkins
4 30 (15.08%) Subversion
5 26 (13.07%) Selenium
6 22 (11.06%) RSpec
7 20 (10.05%) WebDriver
8 17 (8.54%) JIRA
9 12 (6.03%) JMeter
9 12 (6.03%) JUnit
10 10 (5.03%) Calabash
10 10 (5.03%) Mercurial
11 8 (4.02%) Gradle
11 8 (4.02%) Maven
12 5 (2.51%) WATIR
12 5 (2.51%) Mockito
12 5 (2.51%) Hudson
12 5 (2.51%) SpecFlow
13 4 (2.01%) TeamCity
13 4 (2.01%) Jasmine
General
1 36 (18.09%) Finance
2 4 (2.01%) Banking
3 3 (1.51%) Financial Institution
3 3 (1.51%) Games
4 2 (1.01%) Publishing
4 2 (1.01%) Retail
5 1 (0.50%) Billing
5 1 (0.50%) Marketing
5 1 (0.50%) Back Office
5 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 74 (37.19%) Developer
2 43 (21.61%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (12.06%) Ruby Developer
4 14 (7.04%) Senior Developer
5 13 (6.53%) Architect
6 12 (6.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 11 (5.53%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (5.03%) Java Developer
8 10 (5.03%) AWS Developer
9 9 (4.52%) Technical Architect
10 8 (4.02%) Tester
10 8 (4.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.52%) Test Engineer
12 6 (3.02%) Software Engineer
12 6 (3.02%) Automation Tester
12 6 (3.02%) Digital Architect
12 6 (3.02%) Automation Engineer
13 5 (2.51%) Consultant
14 4 (2.01%) Systems Engineer
14 4 (2.01%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (25.13%) Ruby on Rails
2 38 (19.10%) CSS
2 38 (19.10%) Web Services
3 28 (14.07%) HTML
3 28 (14.07%) REST
4 20 (10.05%) JSON
5 19 (9.55%) RESTful
6 17 (8.54%) Spring
7 16 (8.04%) AngularJS
8 14 (7.04%) jQuery
9 13 (6.53%) .NET
10 11 (5.53%) LAMP
10 11 (5.53%) Play Framework
11 10 (5.03%) HTML5
12 9 (4.52%) Django
12 9 (4.52%) XML
12 9 (4.52%) Backbone.js
13 8 (4.02%) CSS3
13 8 (4.02%) Sass
13 8 (4.02%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.52%) Mobile App
2 7 (3.52%) Visualisation
3 6 (3.02%) User Experience
4 5 (2.51%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.01%) Video on Demand
5 4 (2.01%) Clustering
5 4 (2.01%) Statistics
6 3 (1.51%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.51%) Physics
6 3 (1.51%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.51%) IPTV
6 3 (1.51%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.51%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.51%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.01%) Social Media
7 2 (1.01%) Tandem
8 1 (0.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 75 (37.69%) Linux
2 32 (16.08%) UNIX
3 20 (10.05%) Windows
4 11 (5.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.03%) Ubuntu
6 9 (4.52%) Android
7 8 (4.02%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.51%) CentOS
9 4 (2.01%) Debian
10 3 (1.51%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.01%) VMS
12 1 (0.50%) Solaris
12 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.50%) SUSE
12 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (53.27%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (39.70%) TDD
3 68 (34.17%) DevOps
4 60 (30.15%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (24.12%) BDD
6 39 (19.60%) Scrum
7 37 (18.59%) Configuration Management
8 28 (14.07%) Open Source
9 24 (12.06%) Test Automation
10 20 (10.05%) Web Development
11 18 (9.05%) Kanban
12 14 (7.04%) Pair Programming
12 14 (7.04%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (6.53%) Software Engineering
14 12 (6.03%) OO
14 12 (6.03%) E-Commerce
15 11 (5.53%) MVC
16 8 (4.02%) SOA
16 8 (4.02%) Microservices
16 8 (4.02%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 99 (49.75%) Python
2 92 (46.23%) Java
3 56 (28.14%) JavaScript
4 40 (20.10%) SQL
5 35 (17.59%) Scala
6 33 (16.58%) PHP
7 27 (13.57%) Perl
8 21 (10.55%) Bash Shell
9 20 (10.05%) Groovy
10 15 (7.54%) Go
10 15 (7.54%) C#
11 8 (4.02%) C++
11 8 (4.02%) C
12 7 (3.52%) Shell Script
13 6 (3.02%) Clojure
14 4 (2.01%) R
15 2 (1.01%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (1.01%) Tcl
15 2 (1.01%) VBScript
15 2 (1.01%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 11 (5.53%) Degree
2 6 (3.02%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.01%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.01%) CCIE
4 2 (1.01%) CCNP
4 2 (1.01%) CCIP
4 2 (1.01%) CCDA
4 2 (1.01%) ISEB
4 2 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.01%) CCSA
4 2 (1.01%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.05%) QA
2 5 (2.51%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (14.07%) Docker
2 13 (6.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.01%) Varnish
4 3 (1.51%) OCFS2
4 3 (1.51%) KVM
4 3 (1.51%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.51%) vSphere
4 3 (1.51%) GlusterFS
4 3 (1.51%) GFS2
4 3 (1.51%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.01%) vCloud
6 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 65 (32.66%) Puppet
2 55 (27.64%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (16.08%) Ansible
4 18 (9.05%) Vagrant
5 15 (7.54%) Salt
6 5 (2.51%) Mesos
7 4 (2.01%) HAProxy
7 4 (2.01%) ZABBIX
8 3 (1.51%) Nagios
8 3 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (1.51%) SELinux
8 3 (1.51%) logstash
8 3 (1.51%) Graphite
8 3 (1.51%) Rundeck
9 2 (1.01%) Kibana
9 2 (1.01%) CA LISA
10 1 (0.50%) Oozie
10 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.50%) Ganglia
10 1 (0.50%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 18 (9.05%) VMware
2 14 (7.04%) Red Hat
3 13 (6.53%) Oracle
4 8 (4.02%) IBM
4 8 (4.02%) WorldPay
5 7 (3.52%) HP
6 5 (2.51%) EMC
6 5 (2.51%) Cisco
6 5 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.51%) Akamai
6 5 (2.51%) SOASTA, Inc
7 4 (2.01%) SaltStack
7 4 (2.01%) Rackspace
8 3 (1.51%) Google
8 3 (1.51%) Remedy
8 3 (1.51%) Hitachi
8 3 (1.51%) BMC
8 3 (1.51%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.01%) CA
9 2 (1.01%) Nortel
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