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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 86 121 97
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -24
Contract jobs citing Ruby 81 78 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.32% 1.42% 1.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.95% 3.39% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 53 97
Median daily rate £500 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £344 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £590 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 £55.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-58.10% -21.83%
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
1635 2299 2672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.86% 41.89% 42.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1388 1837 2074
Median daily rate £490 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £315 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 11
Median hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £19.72 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.10 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 76 (51.70%) Python
2 70 (47.62%) DevOps
3 67 (45.58%) Linux
4 60 (40.82%) Java
5 55 (37.41%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (36.73%) Amazon AWS
7 51 (34.69%) TDD
8 48 (32.65%) Puppet
9 40 (27.21%) Opscode Chef
10 38 (25.85%) Finance
11 37 (25.17%) Jenkins
12 35 (23.81%) Bash Shell
12 35 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (22.45%) Continuous Delivery
14 32 (21.77%) Web Services
15 31 (21.09%) JavaScript
15 31 (21.09%) Configuration Management
16 30 (20.41%) BDD
17 28 (19.05%) Go
17 28 (19.05%) Docker
18 25 (17.01%) Git (software)
19 24 (16.33%) MongoDB
19 24 (16.33%) Open Source
20 23 (15.65%) Ansible
20 23 (15.65%) HTML
20 23 (15.65%) CSS
21 22 (14.97%) Perl
21 22 (14.97%) OpenStack
22 20 (13.61%) SQL
22 20 (13.61%) Scrum

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 22 (14.97%) OpenStack
2 14 (9.52%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (5.44%) Node.js
4 4 (2.72%) Apache
4 4 (2.72%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.04%) JBoss
5 3 (2.04%) nginx
6 2 (1.36%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.36%) CloudStack
6 2 (1.36%) CMS
6 2 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.36%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.36%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.36%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.68%) Confluence
7 1 (0.68%) MediaWiki
7 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.36%) MS Office
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.68%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 54 (36.73%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (8.84%) Heroku
3 13 (8.84%) PaaS
4 8 (5.44%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (3.40%) GitHub
6 4 (2.72%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.36%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.36%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.68%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.68%) Route 53
8 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.48%) HTTP
2 10 (6.80%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.72%) Firewall
3 4 (2.72%) IPsec
4 3 (2.04%) DNS
4 3 (2.04%) Network Security
4 3 (2.04%) SAN
4 3 (2.04%) SSL
4 3 (2.04%) VPN
5 2 (1.36%) BGP
5 2 (1.36%) EIGRP
5 2 (1.36%) FTP
5 2 (1.36%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.36%) IPv6
5 2 (1.36%) LAN
5 2 (1.36%) Multicast
5 2 (1.36%) OSPF
5 2 (1.36%) VLAN
5 2 (1.36%) VoIP
5 2 (1.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.33%) MongoDB
2 19 (12.93%) NoSQL
3 18 (12.24%) Apache Cassandra
4 17 (11.56%) Redis
5 15 (10.20%) MySQL
6 13 (8.84%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (5.44%) Relational Database
8 6 (4.08%) Neo4j
9 5 (3.40%) Hadoop
9 5 (3.40%) SQL Server
10 3 (2.04%) Big Data
11 2 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.36%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.36%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.68%) DB2
12 1 (0.68%) HBase
12 1 (0.68%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 37 (25.17%) Jenkins
2 25 (17.01%) Git (software)
3 13 (8.84%) Cucumber
4 9 (6.12%) Hudson
5 7 (4.76%) Subversion
6 6 (4.08%) Capybara
6 6 (4.08%) Selenium
6 6 (4.08%) TeamCity
7 5 (3.40%) JMeter
7 5 (3.40%) VisualVM
7 5 (3.40%) WATIR
8 4 (2.72%) FitNesse
8 4 (2.72%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.04%) Jasmine
9 3 (2.04%) Maven
9 3 (2.04%) Mocha
9 3 (2.04%) RSpec
9 3 (2.04%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.36%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.36%) CruiseControl
General
1 38 (25.85%) Finance
2 9 (6.12%) Retail
3 7 (4.76%) Banking
4 5 (3.40%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.68%) Front Office
5 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Legal
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (34.01%) DevOps Engineer
2 48 (32.65%) Developer
3 17 (11.56%) Ruby Developer
4 15 (10.20%) Linux Engineer
5 14 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
6 13 (8.84%) AWS Engineer
6 13 (8.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 13 (8.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 11 (7.48%) Java Engineer
8 9 (6.12%) Java Developer
8 9 (6.12%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (4.76%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (4.76%) Tester
10 6 (4.08%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (4.08%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 6 (4.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.40%) Administrator
11 5 (3.40%) DevOps Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.40%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (21.77%) Web Services
2 23 (15.65%) CSS
2 23 (15.65%) HTML
3 20 (13.61%) Ruby on Rails
4 12 (8.16%) CSS3
4 12 (8.16%) HTML5
5 11 (7.48%) .NET
5 11 (7.48%) AngularJS
5 11 (7.48%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (5.44%) Ember.js
6 8 (5.44%) JSON
6 8 (5.44%) RESTful
7 6 (4.08%) LAMP
7 6 (4.08%) React
8 5 (3.40%) JMX
8 5 (3.40%) Sass
9 4 (2.72%) Backbone.js
9 4 (2.72%) Meteor
9 4 (2.72%) REST
9 4 (2.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.84%) Fintech
2 7 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.76%) Hedge funds
3 6 (4.08%) Clustering
3 6 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.72%) User Experience
5 3 (2.04%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.04%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) Blog
6 1 (0.68%) Equities
6 1 (0.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.68%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) Replication
6 1 (0.68%) SCADA
6 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 67 (45.58%) Linux
2 16 (10.88%) Unix
3 14 (9.52%) Windows
4 12 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (8.16%) Ubuntu
5 8 (5.44%) CentOS
6 4 (2.72%) CoreOS
7 3 (2.04%) Debian
7 3 (2.04%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.36%) Android
8 2 (1.36%) VyOS
9 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.68%) Fedora
9 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.68%) SUSE
9 1 (0.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (47.62%) DevOps
2 55 (37.41%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (34.69%) TDD
4 35 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (22.45%) Continuous Delivery
6 31 (21.09%) Configuration Management
7 30 (20.41%) BDD
8 24 (16.33%) Open Source
9 20 (13.61%) Scrum
9 20 (13.61%) Software Engineering
10 13 (8.84%) OO
10 13 (8.84%) Test Automation
11 11 (7.48%) E-Commerce
12 10 (6.80%) High Availability
12 10 (6.80%) Microservices
12 10 (6.80%) Security Hardening
13 9 (6.12%) Kanban
13 9 (6.12%) Web Operations
14 8 (5.44%) Data Protection
15 6 (4.08%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 76 (51.70%) Python
2 60 (40.82%) Java
3 35 (23.81%) Bash Shell
4 31 (21.09%) JavaScript
5 28 (19.05%) Go
6 22 (14.97%) Perl
7 20 (13.61%) SQL
8 17 (11.56%) PHP
9 11 (7.48%) C#
10 8 (5.44%) PowerShell
10 8 (5.44%) Scala
10 8 (5.44%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.40%) C++
12 3 (2.04%) AWK
12 3 (2.04%) Groovy
12 3 (2.04%) sed
13 2 (1.36%) C
13 2 (1.36%) Clojure
13 2 (1.36%) ES6
13 2 (1.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (4.08%) Degree
1 6 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.72%) AWS Certification
3 3 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.68%) CCNA
5 1 (0.68%) CCNP
5 1 (0.68%) CCSP
5 1 (0.68%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (0.68%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.68%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.12%) QA
2 5 (3.40%) SDET
3 3 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 28 (19.05%) Docker
2 15 (10.20%) vSphere
3 6 (4.08%) GlusterFS
3 6 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.72%) GFS2
4 4 (2.72%) OCFS2
5 3 (2.04%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.04%) NFS
5 3 (2.04%) Xen
6 2 (1.36%) Ceph
6 2 (1.36%) HDFS
6 2 (1.36%) XenServer
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.68%) iptables
7 1 (0.68%) KVM
7 1 (0.68%) Postfix
7 1 (0.68%) Snort
7 1 (0.68%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 48 (32.65%) Puppet
2 40 (27.21%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (15.65%) Ansible
4 11 (7.48%) Kubernetes
5 10 (6.80%) Terraform
6 9 (6.12%) Packer
7 5 (3.40%) Salt
8 4 (2.72%) CFEngine
8 4 (2.72%) SELinux
9 3 (2.04%) Graphite
9 3 (2.04%) logstash
10 2 (1.36%) Cobbler
10 2 (1.36%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.36%) Rundeck
10 2 (1.36%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.68%) CiscoWorks
11 1 (0.68%) Nagios
11 1 (0.68%) Oozie
11 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (6.80%) Oracle
2 8 (5.44%) VMware
3 7 (4.76%) Google
4 5 (3.40%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.40%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.72%) Cisco
5 4 (2.72%) Rackspace
6 3 (2.04%) Perforce
6 3 (2.04%) Splunk
6 3 (2.04%) Vyatta
7 2 (1.36%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.36%) Brocade
7 2 (1.36%) EnterpriseDB
7 2 (1.36%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.36%) Zend
8 1 (0.68%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.68%) F5
8 1 (0.68%) MapR
8 1 (0.68%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.68%) Teradata
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