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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 95 98 95
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Ruby 106 111 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.09% 1.88% 1.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.53% 4.34% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 83 87
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£450 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £13.50 £150.00
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -91.00%
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
2341 2560 2365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.11% 43.29% 41.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1930 1952 1837
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 34
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £26.21 £17.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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.

1 107 (52.97%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (50.50%) Python
3 88 (43.56%) Java
4 81 (40.10%) Linux
5 67 (33.17%) Puppet
6 59 (29.21%) Cucumber
7 58 (28.71%) DevOps
8 55 (27.23%) Jenkins
9 54 (26.73%) Continuous Integration
10 48 (23.76%) TDD
11 46 (22.77%) Configuration Management
11 46 (22.77%) JavaScript
12 45 (22.28%) Scrum
13 43 (21.29%) Opscode Chef
14 39 (19.31%) Perl
14 39 (19.31%) HTML
15 38 (18.81%) Test Automation
16 37 (18.32%) Git (software)
16 37 (18.32%) Bash Shell
16 37 (18.32%) BDD
17 32 (15.84%) CSS
18 31 (15.35%) Selenium
19 30 (14.85%) QA
19 30 (14.85%) Web Services
20 29 (14.36%) UNIX
21 28 (13.86%) Kanban
22 26 (12.87%) Ansible
23 25 (12.38%) Open Source
23 25 (12.38%) E-Commerce
24 24 (11.88%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (5.94%) Apache
2 9 (4.46%) nginx
3 8 (3.96%) OpenStack
3 8 (3.96%) WebLogic
4 7 (3.47%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.47%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.48%) Node.js
6 3 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.99%) IIS
8 1 (0.50%) CMS
8 1 (0.50%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.50%) JBoss
8 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.50%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 4 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.89%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.96%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.97%) PaaS
3 6 (2.97%) IaaS
4 4 (1.98%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (1.49%) GitHub
6 2 (0.99%) Rackspace Cloud
6 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.50%) ElastiCache
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.93%) HTTP
2 7 (3.47%) DNS
3 5 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.99%) MRTG
4 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.99%) Firewall
4 2 (0.99%) Internet
4 2 (0.99%) SSL
4 2 (0.99%) VLAN
5 1 (0.50%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.50%) SAN
5 1 (0.50%) VPN
5 1 (0.50%) DHCP
5 1 (0.50%) SNMP
5 1 (0.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.89%) MongoDB
2 21 (10.40%) MySQL
3 14 (6.93%) NoSQL
4 9 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (4.46%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (3.47%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.47%) Oracle Exadata
6 5 (2.48%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.48%) Redis
7 1 (0.50%) SQLite
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Navigator
7 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.50%) Voldemort
7 1 (0.50%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.50%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.50%) Riak
7 1 (0.50%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 59 (29.21%) Cucumber
2 55 (27.23%) Jenkins
3 37 (18.32%) Git (software)
4 31 (15.35%) Selenium
5 17 (8.42%) Hudson
6 15 (7.43%) Calabash
7 13 (6.44%) Subversion
7 13 (6.44%) WebDriver
8 11 (5.45%) JIRA
9 9 (4.46%) Maven
9 9 (4.46%) QuickTest Pro
9 9 (4.46%) TeamCity
10 8 (3.96%) WATIR
10 8 (3.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (3.47%) Appium
12 6 (2.97%) Sahi
13 5 (2.48%) Xcode
13 5 (2.48%) RSpec
14 4 (1.98%) Grunt
14 4 (1.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (10.89%) Finance
2 8 (3.96%) Banking
3 7 (3.47%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.97%) Publishing
5 5 (2.48%) Marketing
5 5 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.98%) Games
7 3 (1.49%) Law
8 2 (0.99%) Arabic Language
8 2 (0.99%) Hindi Language
8 2 (0.99%) Retail
8 2 (0.99%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.50%) Electronics
9 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
9 1 (0.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 71 (35.15%) Developer
2 41 (20.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (9.41%) Senior Developer
4 14 (6.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 14 (6.93%) Analyst
5 11 (5.45%) Test Analyst
6 10 (4.95%) Test Leader
7 9 (4.46%) Java Developer
7 9 (4.46%) Ruby Developer
8 8 (3.96%) Automation Engineer
8 8 (3.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 8 (3.96%) Architect
8 8 (3.96%) Consultant
8 8 (3.96%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 7 (3.47%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (3.47%) Tester
9 7 (3.47%) Web Developer
10 6 (2.97%) Automation Analyst
10 6 (2.97%) QA Engineer
11 5 (2.48%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (19.31%) HTML
2 32 (15.84%) CSS
3 30 (14.85%) Web Services
4 24 (11.88%) XML
4 24 (11.88%) Ruby on Rails
5 23 (11.39%) JSON
6 20 (9.90%) .NET
7 18 (8.91%) REST
8 11 (5.45%) RESTful
9 10 (4.95%) HTML5
9 10 (4.95%) AngularJS
9 10 (4.95%) Spring
10 9 (4.46%) Django
10 9 (4.46%) jQuery
10 9 (4.46%) CSS3
11 7 (3.47%) Ajax
11 7 (3.47%) LAMP
11 7 (3.47%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (2.97%) Hibernate
13 5 (2.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.38%) Open Source
2 17 (8.42%) Mobile App
3 12 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.96%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.96%) Clustering
5 7 (3.47%) Visualisation
6 6 (2.97%) Hedge funds
7 5 (2.48%) User Experience
8 4 (1.98%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.49%) Online Games
9 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.99%) iPad
10 2 (0.99%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.99%) Replication
10 2 (0.99%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.50%) Equities
11 1 (0.50%) Online Gambling
11 1 (0.50%) Blog
11 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.50%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 81 (40.10%) Linux
2 29 (14.36%) UNIX
3 21 (10.40%) Windows
4 19 (9.41%) Android
4 19 (9.41%) Apple iOS
5 15 (7.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (6.93%) CentOS
7 8 (3.96%) Mac OS X
8 6 (2.97%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.99%) AIX
9 2 (0.99%) Solaris
10 1 (0.50%) SUSE
10 1 (0.50%) VME
10 1 (0.50%) MVS
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (52.97%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (28.71%) DevOps
3 54 (26.73%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (23.76%) TDD
5 46 (22.77%) Configuration Management
6 45 (22.28%) Scrum
7 38 (18.81%) Test Automation
8 37 (18.32%) BDD
9 28 (13.86%) Kanban
10 25 (12.38%) E-Commerce
11 20 (9.90%) OO
12 16 (7.92%) Software Engineering
13 15 (7.43%) Test Scripting
14 13 (6.44%) SOA
15 11 (5.45%) Load Balancing
15 11 (5.45%) Responsive Web Design
16 10 (4.95%) Automated Testing
17 9 (4.46%) Web Design
18 8 (3.96%) Automation Testing
18 8 (3.96%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 102 (50.50%) Python
2 88 (43.56%) Java
3 46 (22.77%) JavaScript
4 39 (19.31%) Perl
5 37 (18.32%) Bash Shell
6 23 (11.39%) PHP
6 23 (11.39%) SQL
7 20 (9.90%) Scala
8 15 (7.43%) C#
9 9 (4.46%) C++
10 7 (3.47%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.47%) Groovy
11 6 (2.97%) C
12 5 (2.48%) R
13 4 (1.98%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.49%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.49%) ActionScript
14 3 (1.49%) Erlang
14 3 (1.49%) Clojure
15 2 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (4.46%) Degree
2 3 (1.49%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.99%) ISEB
4 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (14.85%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.47%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (2.97%) Docker
4 4 (1.98%) vCloud
4 4 (1.98%) vSphere
5 3 (1.49%) VirtualBox
5 3 (1.49%) Varnish
6 2 (0.99%) KVM
6 2 (0.99%) Xen
7 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.50%) NFS
7 1 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 67 (33.17%) Puppet
2 43 (21.29%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (12.87%) Ansible
4 10 (4.95%) Salt
5 7 (3.47%) Vagrant
5 7 (3.47%) Cobbler
6 5 (2.48%) Nagios
6 5 (2.48%) SELinux
6 5 (2.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 4 (1.98%) ZABBIX
8 3 (1.49%) logstash
8 3 (1.49%) Opsview
8 3 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.99%) Graphite
9 2 (0.99%) Kibana
10 1 (0.50%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.50%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.50%) MOM
10 1 (0.50%) Control-M
10 1 (0.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 20 (9.90%) VMware
2 11 (5.45%) Oracle
3 8 (3.96%) IBM
4 7 (3.47%) Red Hat
4 7 (3.47%) Remedy
5 6 (2.97%) Rackspace
5 6 (2.97%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.97%) EMC
6 5 (2.48%) HP
6 5 (2.48%) SaltStack
7 4 (1.98%) Adobe
7 4 (1.98%) Google
8 2 (0.99%) New Relic
8 2 (0.99%) Veritas
8 2 (0.99%) Perforce
9 1 (0.50%) Zend
9 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.50%) SAP
9 1 (0.50%) Sybase
9 1 (0.50%) Dell
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