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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 45 110 104
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -6
Contract jobs citing Ruby 167 105 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.73% 1.92% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.64% 4.17% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 87 71
Median daily rate £500 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £345 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -88.73%
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
1732 2516 2462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 49.05% 45.94% 42.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1466 2085 1893
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 11
Median hourly rate £30.50 £31.65 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% -29.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £20.68 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 £187.50 £116.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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.

1 137 (51.31%) Linux
2 128 (47.94%) Python
3 121 (45.32%) DevOps
4 109 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
5 91 (34.08%) Amazon AWS
6 90 (33.71%) Java
7 87 (32.58%) Puppet
8 84 (31.46%) Jenkins
9 66 (24.72%) Continuous Integration
10 65 (24.34%) TDD
11 64 (23.97%) Opscode Chef
12 62 (23.22%) Finance
13 61 (22.85%) Docker
14 59 (22.10%) JavaScript
15 57 (21.35%) Ruby on Rails
15 57 (21.35%) Git (software)
16 56 (20.97%) Ansible
17 52 (19.48%) Go
17 52 (19.48%) Continuous Delivery
18 50 (18.73%) Web Services
18 50 (18.73%) Configuration Management
19 47 (17.60%) Bash Shell
20 46 (17.23%) HTML
21 44 (16.48%) CSS
21 44 (16.48%) Scrum
22 43 (16.10%) Open Source
23 39 (14.61%) Perl
24 37 (13.86%) Unix
24 37 (13.86%) NoSQL
25 36 (13.48%) PostgreSQL

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 33 (12.36%) OpenStack
2 18 (6.74%) Cloud Foundry
3 12 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (3.75%) Apache
5 9 (3.37%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.62%) nginx
7 4 (1.50%) Confluence
8 3 (1.12%) CMS
8 3 (1.12%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.12%) WordPress
9 2 (0.75%) CloudStack
9 2 (0.75%) JBoss
9 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.37%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.37%) Drupal
10 1 (0.37%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.12%) MS Office
2 1 (0.37%) HipChat
2 1 (0.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.37%) Magento
1 1 (0.37%) PeopleSoft CRM
1 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 91 (34.08%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (8.61%) GitHub
3 19 (7.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (5.24%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (5.24%) PaaS
5 13 (4.87%) Heroku
6 8 (3.00%) SaaS
7 7 (2.62%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (2.25%) Amazon S3
8 6 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.12%) Route 53
9 3 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.75%) Bluemix
10 2 (0.75%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.75%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.36%) HTTP
2 22 (8.24%) TCP/IP
3 14 (5.24%) SSL
4 9 (3.37%) Internet
5 8 (3.00%) DNS
6 7 (2.62%) VPN
7 5 (1.87%) Firewall
7 5 (1.87%) SAN
8 4 (1.50%) ICMP
8 4 (1.50%) Network Security
8 4 (1.50%) VoIP
9 3 (1.12%) SSH
10 2 (0.75%) FTP
10 2 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.75%) IPsec
10 2 (0.75%) OpenVPN
10 2 (0.75%) SNMP
11 1 (0.37%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.37%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (0.37%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.86%) NoSQL
2 36 (13.48%) PostgreSQL
3 34 (12.73%) MongoDB
4 28 (10.49%) Redis
5 27 (10.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 22 (8.24%) MySQL
7 21 (7.87%) Relational Database
8 18 (6.74%) RDBMS
9 9 (3.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (2.25%) SimpleDB
11 4 (1.50%) Big Data
12 3 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.12%) CouchDB
12 3 (1.12%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.12%) Neo4j
12 3 (1.12%) SQL Server
13 2 (0.75%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.37%) HBase
14 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 84 (31.46%) Jenkins
2 57 (21.35%) Git (software)
3 19 (7.12%) Cucumber
4 15 (5.62%) Hudson
5 13 (4.87%) RSpec
6 12 (4.49%) Subversion
6 12 (4.49%) TeamCity
7 9 (3.37%) Bitbucket
8 8 (3.00%) JIRA
8 8 (3.00%) Maven
9 7 (2.62%) Capybara
9 7 (2.62%) Selenium
9 7 (2.62%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (2.62%) Vagrant
10 6 (2.25%) Artifactory
10 6 (2.25%) GoCD
11 4 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.50%) GitLab
12 3 (1.12%) Travis CI
12 3 (1.12%) WATIR
General
1 62 (23.22%) Finance
2 19 (7.12%) Retail
3 14 (5.24%) Financial Institution
4 12 (4.49%) Banking
5 6 (2.25%) Marketing
6 3 (1.12%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.75%) Games
8 1 (0.37%) Billing
8 1 (0.37%) Electronics
8 1 (0.37%) Front Office
8 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 94 (35.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 87 (32.58%) Developer
3 39 (14.61%) Ruby Developer
4 36 (13.48%) Linux Engineer
5 26 (9.74%) AWS Engineer
6 24 (8.99%) AWS DevOps
7 23 (8.61%) Java Developer
8 22 (8.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 21 (7.87%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 16 (5.99%) Cloud Engineer
10 16 (5.99%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 15 (5.62%) Full Stack Developer
11 15 (5.62%) Systems Engineer
12 14 (5.24%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 12 (4.49%) Senior DevOps
14 11 (4.12%) Senior Developer
14 11 (4.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 10 (3.75%) Java Engineer
16 9 (3.37%) Architect
16 9 (3.37%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (21.35%) Ruby on Rails
2 50 (18.73%) Web Services
3 46 (17.23%) HTML
4 44 (16.48%) CSS
5 27 (10.11%) HTML5
6 26 (9.74%) Node.js
7 23 (8.61%) REST
8 22 (8.24%) CSS3
9 17 (6.37%) AngularJS
10 16 (5.99%) RabbitMQ
11 14 (5.24%) .NET
11 14 (5.24%) JSON
12 11 (4.12%) XML
13 10 (3.75%) Ajax
14 9 (3.37%) Ember.js
14 9 (3.37%) Play Framework
14 9 (3.37%) RESTful
15 8 (3.00%) Django
15 8 (3.00%) Haml
15 8 (3.00%) Resque
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.37%) Hedge funds
2 15 (5.62%) Clustering
3 14 (5.24%) Public Cloud
4 10 (3.75%) Fintech
5 7 (2.62%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.62%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.25%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.25%) Semantic Web
7 2 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.75%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.75%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.75%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.37%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.37%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.37%) New Media
8 1 (0.37%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.37%) STB
8 1 (0.37%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 137 (51.31%) Linux
2 37 (13.86%) Unix
3 16 (5.99%) CoreOS
4 14 (5.24%) Ubuntu
4 14 (5.24%) Windows
5 12 (4.49%) CentOS
6 11 (4.12%) RancherOS
6 11 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.50%) Debian
7 4 (1.50%) VyOS
8 3 (1.12%) Solaris
9 2 (0.75%) AIX
9 2 (0.75%) Android
9 2 (0.75%) Fedora
9 2 (0.75%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.75%) SUSE
9 2 (0.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.75%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (45.32%) DevOps
2 109 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (24.72%) Continuous Integration
4 65 (24.34%) TDD
5 52 (19.48%) Continuous Delivery
6 50 (18.73%) Configuration Management
7 44 (16.48%) Scrum
8 43 (16.10%) Open Source
9 28 (10.49%) BDD
10 26 (9.74%) Kanban
10 26 (9.74%) Mentoring
11 21 (7.87%) Security Hardening
12 20 (7.49%) High Availability
12 20 (7.49%) Software Engineering
13 19 (7.12%) E-Commerce
13 19 (7.12%) OO
14 18 (6.74%) Service Delivery
15 17 (6.37%) Microservices
16 16 (5.99%) Patch Management
17 14 (5.24%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 128 (47.94%) Python
2 90 (33.71%) Java
3 59 (22.10%) JavaScript
4 52 (19.48%) Go
5 47 (17.60%) Bash Shell
6 39 (14.61%) Perl
7 24 (8.99%) SQL
8 20 (7.49%) PHP
9 17 (6.37%) Scala
10 14 (5.24%) Shell Script
11 11 (4.12%) PowerShell
12 8 (3.00%) C#
12 8 (3.00%) C++
13 5 (1.87%) C
14 3 (1.12%) Erlang
14 3 (1.12%) ES6
14 3 (1.12%) Groovy
15 2 (0.75%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.75%) Clojure
15 2 (0.75%) RubyMotion
Qualifications
1 23 (8.61%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.49%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.37%) Degree
4 2 (0.75%) CISM
4 2 (0.75%) CISSP
5 1 (0.37%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.37%) CCNP
5 1 (0.37%) CCSP
5 1 (0.37%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.37%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.37%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.37%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.75%) SDET
3 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.37%) WCAG
System Software
1 61 (22.85%) Docker
2 21 (7.87%) GlusterFS
3 17 (6.37%) GFS2
3 17 (6.37%) OCFS2
4 16 (5.99%) etcd
4 16 (5.99%) flannel
5 15 (5.62%) vSphere
6 8 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.87%) Ceph
7 5 (1.87%) NFS
8 4 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (1.12%) Snort
10 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.75%) Xen
10 2 (0.75%) XenServer
11 1 (0.37%) Postfix
11 1 (0.37%) Squid
11 1 (0.37%) vCloud
11 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 87 (32.58%) Puppet
2 64 (23.97%) Opscode Chef
3 56 (20.97%) Ansible
4 31 (11.61%) Kubernetes
5 25 (9.36%) Terraform
6 16 (5.99%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 16 (5.99%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 16 (5.99%) Packer
7 14 (5.24%) Consul
8 13 (4.87%) CFEngine
8 13 (4.87%) Failover Clustering
8 13 (4.87%) Rancher
8 13 (4.87%) SELinux
9 12 (4.49%) Mesos
10 11 (4.12%) Marathon
11 9 (3.37%) logstash
11 9 (3.37%) Salt
12 6 (2.25%) Kibana
13 4 (1.50%) HAProxy
13 4 (1.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (5.24%) Oracle
2 12 (4.49%) Splunk
3 11 (4.12%) Google
3 11 (4.12%) VMware
4 8 (3.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.25%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.25%) Rackspace
6 5 (1.87%) Cisco
7 4 (1.50%) 3PAR
7 4 (1.50%) Brocade
7 4 (1.50%) SaltStack
7 4 (1.50%) Vyatta
8 3 (1.12%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.12%) Charles River
8 3 (1.12%) EMC
8 3 (1.12%) IBM
8 3 (1.12%) Perforce
8 3 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.75%) HP
9 2 (0.75%) Nokia
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £300.00 - £355.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £355 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £500 - £700 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago