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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 98 86 96
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing Ruby 69 71 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.18% 2.08% 1.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.15% 4.34% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 66 89
Median daily rate £550 £450 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £325 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
1663 1637 2549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.54% 47.95% 44.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1408 1376 2081
Median daily rate £500 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 8
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.44 £19.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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.

1 115 (52.27%) Python
2 112 (50.91%) Linux
3 108 (49.09%) DevOps
4 95 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (31.82%) Java
6 65 (29.55%) Puppet
7 64 (29.09%) Jenkins
8 63 (28.64%) Continuous Integration
9 61 (27.73%) Amazon AWS
10 56 (25.45%) Ansible
11 53 (24.09%) Docker
12 49 (22.27%) Configuration Management
13 47 (21.36%) Git (software)
14 46 (20.91%) Open Source
14 46 (20.91%) Scrum
14 46 (20.91%) PostgreSQL
15 45 (20.45%) JavaScript
16 44 (20.00%) Bash Shell
17 43 (19.55%) Opscode Chef
17 43 (19.55%) Finance
18 41 (18.64%) TDD
18 41 (18.64%) MongoDB
19 39 (17.73%) Ruby on Rails
19 39 (17.73%) HTML
20 38 (17.27%) Unix
21 36 (16.36%) Perl
21 36 (16.36%) Continuous Delivery
22 32 (14.55%) Go
23 31 (14.09%) High Availability
23 31 (14.09%) CSS

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 21 (9.55%) OpenStack
2 12 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (5.00%) Apache
4 10 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 9 (4.09%) Confluence
6 8 (3.64%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (2.27%) nginx
8 3 (1.36%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.36%) CMS
8 3 (1.36%) Drupal
8 3 (1.36%) WordPress
9 2 (0.91%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.91%) JBoss
9 2 (0.91%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.45%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.45%) IIS
10 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.91%) HipChat
3 1 (0.45%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Magento
1 2 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.45%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 61 (27.73%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (10.91%) GitHub
3 22 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (4.09%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (3.18%) IaaS
7 6 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (2.73%) SaaS
8 4 (1.82%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (1.36%) PaaS
10 2 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.91%) Bluemix
10 2 (0.91%) Force.com
10 2 (0.91%) G Suite
10 2 (0.91%) Heroku
10 2 (0.91%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.91%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.45%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.45%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.36%) HTTP
2 16 (7.27%) TCP/IP
3 15 (6.82%) SSL
4 13 (5.91%) VPN
5 11 (5.00%) DNS
6 8 (3.64%) Firewall
7 4 (1.82%) Internet
7 4 (1.82%) Network Security
8 3 (1.36%) LDAP
8 3 (1.36%) OpenVPN
8 3 (1.36%) SSH
9 2 (0.91%) DMZ
9 2 (0.91%) FTP
9 2 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.91%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (0.91%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.91%) VoIP
10 1 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.45%) DSL
10 1 (0.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (20.91%) PostgreSQL
2 41 (18.64%) MongoDB
3 29 (13.18%) NoSQL
4 23 (10.45%) MySQL
5 20 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 19 (8.64%) Redis
7 17 (7.73%) Relational Database
8 13 (5.91%) Big Data
8 13 (5.91%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.73%) CouchDB
9 6 (2.73%) SQL Server
10 5 (2.27%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.82%) InfluxDB
11 4 (1.82%) Neo4j
12 3 (1.36%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.91%) HBase
13 2 (0.91%) MarkLogic
13 2 (0.91%) SimpleDB
13 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.91%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 64 (29.09%) Jenkins
2 47 (21.36%) Git (software)
3 17 (7.73%) Cucumber
4 16 (7.27%) Bitbucket
5 13 (5.91%) JIRA
6 9 (4.09%) TeamCity
7 8 (3.64%) Subversion
8 7 (3.18%) Hudson
8 7 (3.18%) RSpec
9 6 (2.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (2.73%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (2.27%) Selenium
10 5 (2.27%) SonarQube
11 4 (1.82%) Ant
11 4 (1.82%) JUnit
11 4 (1.82%) Maven
11 4 (1.82%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.82%) Vagrant
12 3 (1.36%) HP UFT
12 3 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 43 (19.55%) Finance
2 15 (6.82%) Retail
3 14 (6.36%) Financial Institution
4 12 (5.45%) Banking
5 6 (2.73%) Marketing
6 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.91%) Publishing
8 1 (0.45%) Advertising
8 1 (0.45%) Back Office
8 1 (0.45%) Billing
8 1 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.45%) Games
8 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 84 (38.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 64 (29.09%) Developer
3 35 (15.91%) Linux Engineer
4 28 (12.73%) Ruby Developer
5 26 (11.82%) AWS Engineer
6 25 (11.36%) AWS DevOps
7 24 (10.91%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 24 (10.91%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 17 (7.73%) Architect
8 17 (7.73%) Java Developer
9 15 (6.82%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 15 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (4.09%) Operations Engineer
10 9 (4.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 9 (4.09%) Senior DevOps
11 8 (3.64%) Lead Developer
11 8 (3.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 7 (3.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (3.18%) Senior Developer
12 7 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (17.73%) HTML
1 39 (17.73%) Ruby on Rails
2 31 (14.09%) CSS
3 28 (12.73%) Node.js
4 27 (12.27%) HTML5
5 26 (11.82%) REST
5 26 (11.82%) Web Services
6 25 (11.36%) JSON
7 17 (7.73%) CSS3
8 16 (7.27%) .NET
8 16 (7.27%) XML
9 15 (6.82%) Ajax
10 14 (6.36%) AngularJS
11 13 (5.91%) Play Framework
12 12 (5.45%) Django
13 7 (3.18%) jQuery
14 6 (2.73%) LAMP
14 6 (2.73%) Sinatra
15 5 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
15 5 (2.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.82%) Public Cloud
2 16 (7.27%) Clustering
3 14 (6.36%) Hedge funds
4 10 (4.55%) Semantic Web
5 9 (4.09%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.64%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.82%) Fintech
8 3 (1.36%) NHS
9 2 (0.91%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.91%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.91%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.91%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.91%) User Experience
9 2 (0.91%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.45%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.45%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 112 (50.91%) Linux
2 38 (17.27%) Unix
3 22 (10.00%) Windows
4 17 (7.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (6.36%) CoreOS
5 14 (6.36%) RancherOS
6 13 (5.91%) CentOS
7 7 (3.18%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.36%) Android
8 3 (1.36%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.91%) AIX
9 2 (0.91%) Solaris
9 2 (0.91%) SUSE
9 2 (0.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.91%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.45%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (49.09%) DevOps
2 95 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (28.64%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (22.27%) Configuration Management
5 46 (20.91%) Open Source
5 46 (20.91%) Scrum
6 41 (18.64%) TDD
7 36 (16.36%) Continuous Delivery
8 31 (14.09%) High Availability
9 26 (11.82%) Mentoring
10 24 (10.91%) Kanban
11 20 (9.09%) BDD
12 19 (8.64%) Service Delivery
13 16 (7.27%) Load Balancing
13 16 (7.27%) Patch Management
13 16 (7.27%) Security Hardening
14 15 (6.82%) Build Automation
14 15 (6.82%) Microservices
15 14 (6.36%) Automated Testing
15 14 (6.36%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 115 (52.27%) Python
2 70 (31.82%) Java
3 45 (20.45%) JavaScript
4 44 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 36 (16.36%) Perl
6 32 (14.55%) Go
7 25 (11.36%) PHP
8 19 (8.64%) SQL
9 16 (7.27%) Scala
9 16 (7.27%) Shell Script
10 9 (4.09%) C#
11 8 (3.64%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.73%) C++
13 5 (2.27%) C
14 4 (1.82%) Groovy
15 3 (1.36%) Clojure
16 2 (0.91%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.91%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.91%) VBScript
17 1 (0.45%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 22 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.18%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.82%) Degree
3 4 (1.82%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.91%) CISM
4 2 (0.91%) CISSP
4 2 (0.91%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.64%) QA
2 2 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.91%) WCAG
3 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 53 (24.09%) Docker
2 19 (8.64%) GlusterFS
3 18 (8.18%) GFS2
3 18 (8.18%) OCFS2
4 14 (6.36%) etcd
4 14 (6.36%) flannel
5 5 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.36%) Active Directory
7 3 (1.36%) vCloud
8 2 (0.91%) Ceph
8 2 (0.91%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.91%) NFS
8 2 (0.91%) Postfix
8 2 (0.91%) Snort
8 2 (0.91%) Squid
8 2 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.91%) vSphere
9 1 (0.45%) Gluster
9 1 (0.45%) iptables
Systems Management
1 65 (29.55%) Puppet
2 56 (25.45%) Ansible
3 43 (19.55%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (10.91%) Kubernetes
5 23 (10.45%) Terraform
6 17 (7.73%) Rancher
7 15 (6.82%) Consul
7 15 (6.82%) Mesos
8 14 (6.36%) CFEngine
8 14 (6.36%) Failover Clustering
8 14 (6.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 14 (6.36%) Marathon
8 14 (6.36%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 14 (6.36%) SELinux
9 9 (4.09%) logstash
10 7 (3.18%) Salt
11 6 (2.73%) Kibana
11 6 (2.73%) Packer
12 5 (2.27%) Grafana
12 5 (2.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (8.18%) Oracle
2 13 (5.91%) Splunk
3 12 (5.45%) VMware
4 10 (4.55%) Google
5 9 (4.09%) Rackspace
5 9 (4.09%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.73%) Atlassian
6 6 (2.73%) New Relic
7 5 (2.27%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.82%) Sonatype
9 3 (1.36%) Charles River
9 3 (1.36%) WorldPay
10 2 (0.91%) Black Duck
10 2 (0.91%) HP
10 2 (0.91%) Percona
10 2 (0.91%) Remedy
10 2 (0.91%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.91%) Teradata
10 2 (0.91%) Veracode
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