The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 83 72 131
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +59
Contract jobs citing Ruby 527 595 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.34% 2.59% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.61% 6.29% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 482 268
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £160.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +392.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.50 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-21.83% +77.50%
Ruby
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9394 9461 8678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.78% 41.15% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6762 6996 6297
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 69 106
Average hourly rate £26.49 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.31% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £18.00 £17.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £160.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in London

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby across the London region.

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in London

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in London

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the London region.

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in London

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -13 80 £450 +5.88% 47
Croydon - 5 £425 -
Canary Wharf -4 4 - -
Westminster - 1 £475 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 636 (53.94%) Agile Software Development
2 501 (42.49%) Java
3 498 (42.24%) Python
4 422 (35.79%) Linux
5 375 (31.81%) Puppet
6 374 (31.72%) DevOps
7 322 (27.31%) Git (software)
8 309 (26.21%) JavaScript
9 303 (25.70%) Continuous Integration
10 301 (25.53%) Ruby on Rails
11 297 (25.19%) TDD
12 285 (24.17%) Opscode Chef
13 284 (24.09%) Amazon AWS
14 267 (22.65%) Scrum
15 258 (21.88%) CSS
16 252 (21.37%) HTML
17 244 (20.70%) Cucumber
18 239 (20.27%) Jenkins
19 236 (20.02%) Web Services
20 221 (18.74%) BDD
21 216 (18.32%) Perl
22 211 (17.90%) MySQL
23 201 (17.05%) Configuration Management
24 195 (16.54%) Open Source
25 177 (15.01%) PHP
26 176 (14.93%) MongoDB
27 162 (13.74%) Bash Shell
28 153 (12.98%) SQL
29 150 (12.72%) UNIX
30 148 (12.55%) Ansible

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 120 (10.18%) Node.js
2 89 (7.55%) Apache
3 81 (6.87%) OpenStack
4 74 (6.28%) nginx
5 58 (4.92%) Tomcat
6 36 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
7 34 (2.88%) JBoss
8 28 (2.37%) Cloud Foundry
9 27 (2.29%) IIS
10 16 (1.36%) Confluence
11 15 (1.27%) WebLogic
11 15 (1.27%) Drupal
12 14 (1.19%) WebSphere
13 13 (1.10%) CMS
14 10 (0.85%) Apache Solr
14 10 (0.85%) Mule ESB
15 8 (0.68%) Apache Pig
15 8 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 7 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 7 (0.59%) Jetty
Applications
1 18 (1.53%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.085%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.085%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 284 (24.09%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (5.43%) PaaS
3 58 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 53 (4.50%) Amazon EC2
5 51 (4.33%) Heroku
5 51 (4.33%) GitHub
6 22 (1.87%) AWS CloudFormation
7 19 (1.61%) SaaS
8 17 (1.44%) Amazon S3
8 17 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
9 16 (1.36%) Engine Yard
10 15 (1.27%) IaaS
11 12 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
12 11 (0.93%) Google Analytics
13 8 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 8 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
14 6 (0.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 3 (0.25%) Force.com
15 3 (0.25%) Google App Engine
16 2 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (6.62%) HTTP
1 78 (6.62%) TCP/IP
2 48 (4.07%) DNS
2 48 (4.07%) SSL
3 47 (3.99%) Firewall
4 38 (3.22%) Internet
5 26 (2.21%) LDAP
6 20 (1.70%) VLAN
7 17 (1.44%) VPN
8 9 (0.76%) LAN
8 9 (0.76%) WAN
9 8 (0.68%) Reverse Proxy
9 8 (0.68%) DMZ
10 7 (0.59%) Network Security
11 6 (0.51%) FTP
12 5 (0.42%) iSCSI
12 5 (0.42%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (0.34%) IPsec
13 4 (0.34%) IPv6
13 4 (0.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (17.90%) MySQL
2 176 (14.93%) MongoDB
3 127 (10.77%) PostgreSQL
4 118 (10.01%) NoSQL
5 71 (6.02%) Redis
6 69 (5.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 65 (5.51%) Relational Database
8 45 (3.82%) SQL Server
9 40 (3.39%) RDBMS
10 30 (2.54%) Hadoop
11 19 (1.61%) Big Data
11 19 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (0.93%) Apache Hive
13 9 (0.76%) Data Mining
14 6 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
15 5 (0.42%) CouchDB
15 5 (0.42%) OpenStack Swift
16 4 (0.34%) Oracle Database
17 3 (0.25%) RethinkDB
17 3 (0.25%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 322 (27.31%) Git (software)
2 244 (20.70%) Cucumber
3 239 (20.27%) Jenkins
4 145 (12.30%) Subversion
5 142 (12.04%) Selenium
6 118 (10.01%) RSpec
7 70 (5.94%) WebDriver
8 69 (5.85%) JIRA
9 66 (5.60%) Maven
10 52 (4.41%) Hudson
11 46 (3.90%) Calabash
12 45 (3.82%) TeamCity
13 34 (2.88%) JUnit
13 34 (2.88%) Capybara
14 31 (2.63%) Mercurial
15 28 (2.37%) WATIR
16 25 (2.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 21 (1.78%) QuickTest Pro
18 17 (1.44%) Ant
19 15 (1.27%) Sahi
General
1 102 (8.65%) Finance
2 33 (2.80%) Publishing
2 33 (2.80%) Games
3 31 (2.63%) Banking
4 22 (1.87%) Marketing
5 10 (0.85%) Law
6 9 (0.76%) Advertising
6 9 (0.76%) Investment Banking
7 8 (0.68%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.59%) Retail
8 7 (0.59%) Multimedia
9 6 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.42%) Front Office
11 3 (0.25%) Music Industry
12 2 (0.17%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.17%) Back Office
12 2 (0.17%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.17%) Hindi Language
12 2 (0.17%) iGaming
13 1 (0.085%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 441 (37.40%) Developer
2 232 (19.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 112 (9.50%) Ruby Developer
4 102 (8.65%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 92 (7.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 80 (6.79%) Senior Developer
7 74 (6.28%) Architect
8 50 (4.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 49 (4.16%) Java Developer
10 45 (3.82%) Tester
11 42 (3.56%) AWS Developer
12 35 (2.97%) Analyst
13 33 (2.80%) Linux Engineer
14 31 (2.63%) Software Engineer
15 30 (2.54%) Consultant
16 29 (2.46%) Technical Architect
16 29 (2.46%) Automation Tester
17 26 (2.21%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
18 25 (2.12%) Test Analyst
18 25 (2.12%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (25.53%) Ruby on Rails
2 258 (21.88%) CSS
3 252 (21.37%) HTML
4 236 (20.02%) Web Services
5 120 (10.18%) HTML5
6 115 (9.75%) .NET
6 115 (9.75%) JSON
7 104 (8.82%) REST
8 100 (8.48%) AngularJS
9 89 (7.55%) jQuery
10 85 (7.21%) CSS3
11 81 (6.87%) XML
12 77 (6.53%) RESTful
13 69 (5.85%) Sinatra
14 46 (3.90%) Sass
15 45 (3.82%) LAMP
16 44 (3.73%) RabbitMQ
17 40 (3.39%) Backbone.js
18 39 (3.31%) Spring
18 39 (3.31%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 195 (16.54%) Open Source
2 44 (3.73%) Clustering
3 37 (3.14%) Mobile App
4 36 (3.05%) Computer Science
5 35 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (2.80%) User Experience
7 24 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
8 21 (1.78%) Device Driver
9 19 (1.61%) Digital Media
10 18 (1.53%) Visualisation
11 14 (1.19%) Statistics
12 12 (1.02%) Management Information System
13 11 (0.93%) Online Games
14 10 (0.85%) W3C
15 9 (0.76%) Wiki
15 9 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (0.68%) Public Cloud
16 8 (0.68%) iPad
16 8 (0.68%) Video on Demand
17 7 (0.59%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 422 (35.79%) Linux
2 150 (12.72%) UNIX
3 105 (8.91%) Windows
4 104 (8.82%) CentOS
5 96 (8.14%) Ubuntu
6 84 (7.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 53 (4.50%) Android
8 52 (4.41%) Apple iOS
9 27 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (1.78%) Mac OS X
11 18 (1.53%) SUSE
12 17 (1.44%) Solaris
13 12 (1.02%) AIX
13 12 (1.02%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 11 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
15 8 (0.68%) Debian
16 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.34%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.17%) CoreOS
17 2 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 636 (53.94%) Agile Software Development
2 374 (31.72%) DevOps
3 303 (25.70%) Continuous Integration
4 297 (25.19%) TDD
5 267 (22.65%) Scrum
6 221 (18.74%) BDD
7 201 (17.05%) Configuration Management
8 101 (8.57%) Kanban
8 101 (8.57%) Test Automation
9 98 (8.31%) Continuous Delivery
10 90 (7.63%) OO
11 86 (7.29%) Software Engineering
12 72 (6.11%) Web Development
13 69 (5.85%) SOA
14 67 (5.68%) E-Commerce
15 63 (5.34%) Mentoring
16 62 (5.26%) Load Balancing
17 60 (5.09%) MVC
18 57 (4.83%) Automated Testing
19 54 (4.58%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 501 (42.49%) Java
2 498 (42.24%) Python
3 309 (26.21%) JavaScript
4 216 (18.32%) Perl
5 177 (15.01%) PHP
6 162 (13.74%) Bash Shell
7 153 (12.98%) SQL
8 115 (9.75%) Scala
9 102 (8.65%) C#
10 63 (5.34%) Shell Script
11 48 (4.07%) Groovy
12 39 (3.31%) Go
13 31 (2.63%) Clojure
14 29 (2.46%) PowerShell
15 28 (2.37%) C++
16 27 (2.29%) C
17 20 (1.70%) Korn
18 16 (1.36%) R
19 13 (1.10%) Erlang
20 9 (0.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 46 (3.90%) Security Cleared
2 39 (3.31%) Degree
3 30 (2.54%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.10%) ISEB
5 10 (0.85%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.42%) CCNA
8 3 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.085%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.085%) HP ASE
9 1 (0.085%) HP MASE
9 1 (0.085%) CCIE
9 1 (0.085%) CCNP
9 1 (0.085%) RHCE
9 1 (0.085%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (12.04%) QA
2 6 (0.51%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.34%) SLA
4 2 (0.17%) MiFID
5 1 (0.085%) Data Quality
System Software
1 85 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (5.34%) Docker
3 41 (3.48%) vCloud
4 34 (2.88%) vSphere
5 30 (2.54%) Varnish
6 15 (1.27%) Active Directory
7 13 (1.10%) VirtualBox
7 13 (1.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 12 (1.02%) Xen
8 12 (1.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 9 (0.76%) NFS
10 8 (0.68%) Postfix
10 8 (0.68%) XenServer
11 7 (0.59%) VMware ESX
12 6 (0.51%) OCFS2
12 6 (0.51%) GlusterFS
12 6 (0.51%) GFS2
12 6 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.51%) Hyper-V
13 5 (0.42%) Samba
Systems Management
1 375 (31.81%) Puppet
2 285 (24.17%) Opscode Chef
3 148 (12.55%) Ansible
4 88 (7.46%) Salt
5 73 (6.19%) Nagios
6 53 (4.50%) Vagrant
7 47 (3.99%) ZABBIX
8 32 (2.71%) Cobbler
9 25 (2.12%) collectd
9 25 (2.12%) Kibana
10 22 (1.87%) HAProxy
11 20 (1.70%) Graphite
12 19 (1.61%) logstash
13 15 (1.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 14 (1.19%) Opsview
15 13 (1.10%) Capistrano
15 13 (1.10%) HP Operations Orchestration
16 12 (1.02%) SELinux
17 11 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
18 10 (0.85%) Icinga
Vendors
1 141 (11.96%) VMware
2 99 (8.40%) Red Hat
3 84 (7.12%) Oracle
4 50 (4.24%) New Relic
5 48 (4.07%) Microsoft
6 39 (3.31%) Rackspace
7 33 (2.80%) Google
8 28 (2.37%) Akamai
9 22 (1.87%) Perforce
10 20 (1.70%) HP
11 17 (1.44%) EMC
11 17 (1.44%) Adobe
12 16 (1.36%) AppDynamics
13 14 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
14 13 (1.10%) IBM
15 12 (1.02%) Veritas
15 12 (1.02%) Splunk
15 12 (1.02%) Tableau
16 11 (0.93%) F5
16 11 (0.93%) SaltStack
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