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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 48 101 90
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -11
Contract jobs citing Ruby 154 120 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.53% 2.03% 2.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.13% 4.55% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 95 90
Median daily rate £500 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% +9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £347 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £399
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-75.00% -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
1686 2640 2457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 49.57% 44.60% 42.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1446 2175 1900
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 14
Median hourly rate £50.00 £23.29 £29.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.68% -21.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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.

1 116 (48.95%) Linux
2 111 (46.84%) Python
3 110 (46.41%) DevOps
4 89 (37.55%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (36.71%) Amazon AWS
6 79 (33.33%) Java
7 77 (32.49%) Puppet
8 70 (29.54%) Jenkins
9 63 (26.58%) TDD
10 62 (26.16%) Continuous Integration
11 58 (24.47%) Opscode Chef
12 57 (24.05%) Finance
13 55 (23.21%) Ruby on Rails
13 55 (23.21%) JavaScript
14 53 (22.36%) Docker
15 49 (20.68%) Go
16 48 (20.25%) Ansible
16 48 (20.25%) Continuous Delivery
17 47 (19.83%) Git (software)
17 47 (19.83%) Web Services
17 47 (19.83%) Configuration Management
18 46 (19.41%) Open Source
19 42 (17.72%) CSS
20 40 (16.88%) HTML
20 40 (16.88%) Bash Shell
21 39 (16.46%) NoSQL
22 32 (13.50%) MongoDB
22 32 (13.50%) Perl
23 31 (13.08%) Unix
23 31 (13.08%) 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 30 (12.66%) OpenStack
2 18 (7.59%) Cloud Foundry
3 13 (5.49%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.11%) Apache
4 5 (2.11%) nginx
5 3 (1.27%) CMS
5 3 (1.27%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.84%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.84%) CloudStack
6 2 (0.84%) Confluence
6 2 (0.84%) JBoss
6 2 (0.84%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.84%) WordPress
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.42%) Drupal
7 1 (0.42%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (1.27%) MS Office
2 1 (0.42%) HipChat
2 1 (0.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.42%) PeopleSoft CRM
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 87 (36.71%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (8.02%) GitHub
2 19 (8.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.91%) PaaS
4 13 (5.49%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (5.06%) Heroku
6 8 (3.38%) SaaS
7 7 (2.95%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (2.53%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.27%) Route 53
9 3 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.84%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.84%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.84%) Bluemix
10 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.84%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.84%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.86%) TCP/IP
2 16 (6.75%) HTTP
3 10 (4.22%) SSL
4 8 (3.38%) DNS
4 8 (3.38%) Internet
4 8 (3.38%) VPN
5 5 (2.11%) SAN
6 4 (1.69%) Firewall
6 4 (1.69%) ICMP
6 4 (1.69%) Network Security
7 3 (1.27%) SSH
7 3 (1.27%) VoIP
8 2 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.84%) IPsec
8 2 (0.84%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.42%) 4G
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (0.42%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.42%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.46%) NoSQL
2 32 (13.50%) MongoDB
3 28 (11.81%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (11.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 25 (10.55%) Redis
6 23 (9.70%) MySQL
7 18 (7.59%) Relational Database
8 15 (6.33%) RDBMS
9 9 (3.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (2.53%) SimpleDB
11 5 (2.11%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.27%) Neo4j
12 3 (1.27%) SQL Server
13 2 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.84%) Big Data
13 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.42%) HBase
14 1 (0.42%) MarkLogic
14 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 70 (29.54%) Jenkins
2 47 (19.83%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.33%) Hudson
4 14 (5.91%) Cucumber
5 13 (5.49%) TeamCity
6 12 (5.06%) RSpec
7 9 (3.80%) Subversion
8 7 (2.95%) Capybara
9 6 (2.53%) Artifactory
9 6 (2.53%) Bitbucket
9 6 (2.53%) Maven
10 5 (2.11%) GitLab
10 5 (2.11%) GoCD
10 5 (2.11%) Selenium
10 5 (2.11%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (2.11%) Vagrant
11 4 (1.69%) JIRA
12 3 (1.27%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.27%) Mocha
12 3 (1.27%) WATIR
General
1 57 (24.05%) Finance
2 14 (5.91%) Retail
3 11 (4.64%) Financial Institution
4 10 (4.22%) Banking
5 6 (2.53%) Marketing
6 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.42%) Billing
7 1 (0.42%) Electronics
7 1 (0.42%) Front Office
7 1 (0.42%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 84 (35.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 82 (34.60%) Developer
3 36 (15.19%) Ruby Developer
4 28 (11.81%) Linux Engineer
5 21 (8.86%) Java Developer
6 18 (7.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 18 (7.59%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 17 (7.17%) AWS Engineer
7 17 (7.17%) Cloud Engineer
7 17 (7.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 15 (6.33%) AWS DevOps
9 14 (5.91%) Full Stack Developer
10 12 (5.06%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (4.64%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (4.64%) Senior Developer
12 10 (4.22%) Java Engineer
12 10 (4.22%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 10 (4.22%) Senior DevOps
13 9 (3.80%) Ruby Engineer
14 8 (3.38%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (23.21%) Ruby on Rails
2 47 (19.83%) Web Services
3 42 (17.72%) CSS
4 40 (16.88%) HTML
5 25 (10.55%) HTML5
6 23 (9.70%) CSS3
7 22 (9.28%) Node.js
8 19 (8.02%) REST
9 16 (6.75%) AngularJS
9 16 (6.75%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (4.22%) .NET
11 8 (3.38%) Haml
11 8 (3.38%) JSON
11 8 (3.38%) Resque
12 7 (2.95%) Django
12 7 (2.95%) Ember.js
12 7 (2.95%) Play Framework
12 7 (2.95%) RESTful
12 7 (2.95%) Sensu
13 6 (2.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.91%) Hedge funds
2 12 (5.06%) Clustering
2 12 (5.06%) Fintech
3 9 (3.80%) Public Cloud
4 8 (3.38%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.95%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.53%) Semantic Web
7 2 (0.84%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.42%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.42%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.42%) New Media
8 1 (0.42%) NHS
8 1 (0.42%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.42%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.42%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.42%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.42%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.42%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 116 (48.95%) Linux
2 31 (13.08%) Unix
3 14 (5.91%) CoreOS
4 11 (4.64%) Ubuntu
5 10 (4.22%) Windows
6 9 (3.80%) CentOS
7 8 (3.38%) RancherOS
7 8 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.69%) Debian
8 4 (1.69%) VyOS
9 2 (0.84%) Android
9 2 (0.84%) Fedora
9 2 (0.84%) Solaris
10 1 (0.42%) AIX
10 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.42%) SUSE
10 1 (0.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (46.41%) DevOps
2 89 (37.55%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (26.58%) TDD
4 62 (26.16%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (20.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 47 (19.83%) Configuration Management
7 46 (19.41%) Open Source
8 31 (13.08%) Scrum
9 28 (11.81%) BDD
10 22 (9.28%) Mentoring
11 19 (8.02%) Security Hardening
11 19 (8.02%) Software Engineering
12 18 (7.59%) Kanban
12 18 (7.59%) OO
13 17 (7.17%) High Availability
13 17 (7.17%) Microservices
14 15 (6.33%) E-Commerce
14 15 (6.33%) Service Delivery
15 13 (5.49%) Automated Testing
16 12 (5.06%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 111 (46.84%) Python
2 79 (33.33%) Java
3 55 (23.21%) JavaScript
4 49 (20.68%) Go
5 40 (16.88%) Bash Shell
6 32 (13.50%) Perl
7 20 (8.44%) SQL
8 17 (7.17%) PHP
9 15 (6.33%) Scala
10 12 (5.06%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.80%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.53%) C#
13 4 (1.69%) C++
14 3 (1.27%) C
14 3 (1.27%) Erlang
14 3 (1.27%) ES6
14 3 (1.27%) Groovy
15 2 (0.84%) ECMAScript
15 2 (0.84%) RubyMotion
16 1 (0.42%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 18 (7.59%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.33%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.80%) Degree
4 2 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.84%) CISM
4 2 (0.84%) CISSP
5 1 (0.42%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.42%) CCNP
5 1 (0.42%) CCSP
5 1 (0.42%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.42%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.42%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.95%) QA
2 3 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.84%) SDET
4 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 53 (22.36%) Docker
2 19 (8.02%) GlusterFS
3 15 (6.33%) vSphere
4 14 (5.91%) etcd
4 14 (5.91%) flannel
4 14 (5.91%) GFS2
4 14 (5.91%) OCFS2
5 7 (2.95%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (2.53%) Ceph
7 4 (1.69%) NFS
7 4 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (1.27%) Snort
8 3 (1.27%) Xen
9 2 (0.84%) XenServer
10 1 (0.42%) HDFS
10 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.42%) Postfix
10 1 (0.42%) vCloud
10 1 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.42%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 77 (32.49%) Puppet
2 58 (24.47%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (20.25%) Ansible
4 27 (11.39%) Kubernetes
5 22 (9.28%) Terraform
6 14 (5.91%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 14 (5.91%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 14 (5.91%) Packer
7 10 (4.22%) CFEngine
7 10 (4.22%) Consul
7 10 (4.22%) Failover Clustering
7 10 (4.22%) Mesos
7 10 (4.22%) SELinux
8 9 (3.80%) logstash
8 9 (3.80%) Rancher
9 8 (3.38%) Marathon
10 6 (2.53%) Graphite
10 6 (2.53%) Salt
11 5 (2.11%) HAProxy
11 5 (2.11%) rkt
Vendors
1 13 (5.49%) Oracle
1 13 (5.49%) Splunk
2 11 (4.64%) Google
3 9 (3.80%) Rackspace
3 9 (3.80%) VMware
4 6 (2.53%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.11%) Cisco
5 5 (2.11%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.69%) 3PAR
6 4 (1.69%) Brocade
6 4 (1.69%) SaltStack
6 4 (1.69%) Vyatta
7 3 (1.27%) IBM
7 3 (1.27%) Perforce
8 2 (0.84%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.84%) EMC
8 2 (0.84%) Nokia
8 2 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.84%) SAP
8 2 (0.84%) Teradata
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