The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
England / London
Rank 78 85 69
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing Ruby 565 585 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.96% 2.73% 2.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.50% 6.48% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 459 489
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -47.18%

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
8689 9029 9071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.49% 42.10% 42.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6496 6699 6697
Median daily rate £475 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 62 45
Median hourly rate £47.00 £40.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.62 £18.56 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the London region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +16 55 £430 -8.51% 50
Hammersmith +1 6 £525 +10.61% 1
Canary Wharf -1 5 £556 +32.44%
Westminster +6 4 £663 +39.47%
Docklands, London - 2 £525 -
Harrow +4 1 £515 +5.64%
Croydon -4 1 - - 2
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 646 (53.83%) Agile Software Development
2 577 (48.08%) Python
3 563 (46.92%) DevOps
4 556 (46.33%) Linux
5 430 (35.83%) Java
6 427 (35.58%) Amazon AWS
7 413 (34.42%) Puppet
8 330 (27.50%) JavaScript
9 326 (27.17%) Jenkins
10 323 (26.92%) Ansible
11 308 (25.67%) Continuous Integration
12 303 (25.25%) Bash Shell
13 302 (25.17%) Docker
14 299 (24.92%) Git (software)
15 272 (22.67%) Ruby on Rails
16 260 (21.67%) Configuration Management
17 256 (21.33%) TDD
18 238 (19.83%) Opscode Chef
19 214 (17.83%) HTML
20 200 (16.67%) Perl
21 188 (15.67%) CSS
21 188 (15.67%) PostgreSQL
21 188 (15.67%) Scrum
22 185 (15.42%) BDD
23 177 (14.75%) Open Source
24 161 (13.42%) MySQL
24 161 (13.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 144 (12.00%) Web Services
26 141 (11.75%) CentOS
27 135 (11.25%) Terraform

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 111 (9.25%) Elasticsearch
2 93 (7.75%) Confluence
3 92 (7.67%) Apache
4 61 (5.08%) OpenStack
5 58 (4.83%) Tomcat
6 42 (3.50%) nginx
7 27 (2.25%) Cloud Foundry
8 20 (1.67%) IIS
9 19 (1.58%) Apache Solr
10 18 (1.50%) CMS
11 15 (1.25%) WebSphere
12 12 (1.00%) Apache Pig
13 11 (0.92%) Apache Spark
14 10 (0.83%) JBoss
15 7 (0.58%) Drupal
15 7 (0.58%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.50%) Alfresco
17 5 (0.42%) EPiServer
18 3 (0.25%) CloudStack
18 3 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (1.83%) HipChat
2 11 (0.92%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.25%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.083%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.083%) Magento
4 1 (0.083%) Maximo
4 1 (0.083%) Radian6
4 1 (0.083%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 427 (35.58%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 89 (7.42%) GitHub
4 79 (6.58%) Amazon EC2
5 57 (4.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 50 (4.17%) Amazon S3
7 45 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
8 42 (3.50%) PaaS
9 40 (3.33%) Heroku
10 38 (3.17%) IaaS
11 30 (2.50%) Amazon SQS
12 28 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 19 (1.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 19 (1.58%) Route 53
14 16 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
14 16 (1.33%) SaaS
15 15 (1.25%) Datadog
16 14 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
17 12 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
18 9 (0.75%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 77 (6.42%) HTTP
2 64 (5.33%) DNS
2 64 (5.33%) TCP/IP
3 46 (3.83%) SSL
4 40 (3.33%) VPN
5 37 (3.08%) Firewall
5 37 (3.08%) Internet
6 26 (2.17%) SSH
7 25 (2.08%) LDAP
8 23 (1.92%) OpenVPN
9 22 (1.83%) OpenLDAP
10 14 (1.17%) SAN
11 12 (1.00%) Network Security
12 10 (0.83%) Wireshark
13 7 (0.58%) Kerberos
14 6 (0.50%) AMQP
15 5 (0.42%) SNMP
15 5 (0.42%) tcpdump
16 4 (0.33%) DVB
16 4 (0.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (15.67%) PostgreSQL
2 161 (13.42%) MySQL
3 118 (9.83%) MongoDB
4 116 (9.67%) NoSQL
5 63 (5.25%) Hadoop
6 57 (4.75%) Redis
7 54 (4.50%) Big Data
8 47 (3.92%) SQL Server
9 45 (3.75%) Relational Database
10 39 (3.25%) Apache Cassandra
11 34 (2.83%) Amazon RDS
12 26 (2.17%) RDBMS
13 21 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 21 (1.75%) MariaDB
14 16 (1.33%) Apache Hive
15 11 (0.92%) HBase
16 8 (0.67%) Amazon Redshift
16 8 (0.67%) Neo4j
17 7 (0.58%) Oracle Database
18 6 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 326 (27.17%) Jenkins
2 299 (24.92%) Git (software)
3 132 (11.00%) JIRA
4 123 (10.25%) Cucumber
5 94 (7.83%) Subversion
6 85 (7.08%) Selenium
7 76 (6.33%) Maven
8 73 (6.08%) Vagrant
9 56 (4.67%) JUnit
10 53 (4.42%) RSpec
11 50 (4.17%) TeamCity
12 48 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
13 42 (3.50%) Bitbucket
14 36 (3.00%) SonarQube
15 35 (2.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 34 (2.83%) WebDriver
17 29 (2.42%) Ant
18 28 (2.33%) Mercurial
19 26 (2.17%) Calabash
20 25 (2.08%) JIRA Agile
General
1 115 (9.58%) Finance
2 57 (4.75%) Banking
3 44 (3.67%) Games
4 32 (2.67%) Marketing
5 24 (2.00%) Retail
6 22 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 21 (1.75%) Back Office
8 16 (1.33%) Publishing
9 13 (1.08%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.83%) Electronics
10 10 (0.83%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.83%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.25%) Front Office
12 1 (0.083%) Advertising
12 1 (0.083%) Billing
12 1 (0.083%) Legal
12 1 (0.083%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.083%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.083%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 450 (37.50%) Developer
2 354 (29.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 143 (11.92%) Ruby Developer
4 117 (9.75%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 111 (9.25%) AWS DevOps
5 111 (9.25%) Linux Engineer
6 110 (9.17%) AWS Engineer
7 93 (7.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 80 (6.67%) Java Developer
9 76 (6.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 69 (5.75%) Senior DevOps
11 56 (4.67%) Senior Developer
12 49 (4.08%) Consultant
12 49 (4.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 48 (4.00%) Architect
14 47 (3.92%) Agile Developer
15 43 (3.58%) JavaScript Developer
16 42 (3.50%) DevOps Consultant
17 41 (3.42%) Ruby Engineer
18 37 (3.08%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (22.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 214 (17.83%) HTML
3 188 (15.67%) CSS
4 144 (12.00%) Web Services
5 126 (10.50%) HTML5
6 103 (8.58%) Node.js
7 101 (8.42%) AngularJS
8 92 (7.67%) REST
9 81 (6.75%) CSS3
10 73 (6.08%) Elastic Stack
11 72 (6.00%) .NET
11 72 (6.00%) jQuery
12 63 (5.25%) JSON
13 56 (4.67%) LAMP
14 55 (4.58%) React
15 52 (4.33%) Sass
16 49 (4.08%) RESTful
16 49 (4.08%) Spring
17 40 (3.33%) Ajax
17 40 (3.33%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 58 (4.83%) Public Cloud
2 46 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (3.08%) User Experience
4 26 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 26 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 25 (2.08%) Data Centre
6 21 (1.75%) Clustering
7 18 (1.50%) Fintech
8 15 (1.25%) Blog
9 14 (1.17%) Replication
10 13 (1.08%) Digital Media
11 12 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
12 11 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (0.92%) Online Games
13 8 (0.67%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.67%) Semantic Web
14 7 (0.58%) Algorithms
14 7 (0.58%) Management Information System
14 7 (0.58%) Minimum Viable Product
14 7 (0.58%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 556 (46.33%) Linux
2 161 (13.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 141 (11.75%) CentOS
4 132 (11.00%) Unix
5 78 (6.50%) Windows
6 62 (5.17%) Ubuntu
7 31 (2.58%) Apple iOS
8 29 (2.42%) Android
9 25 (2.08%) Mac OS
10 21 (1.75%) SUSE
11 11 (0.92%) AIX
12 9 (0.75%) CoreOS
13 7 (0.58%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.50%) Debian
14 6 (0.50%) Solaris
15 5 (0.42%) Windows Server
16 4 (0.33%) Amazon Linux
16 4 (0.33%) RancherOS
16 4 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 3 (0.25%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 646 (53.83%) Agile Software Development
2 563 (46.92%) DevOps
3 308 (25.67%) Continuous Integration
4 260 (21.67%) Configuration Management
5 256 (21.33%) TDD
6 188 (15.67%) Scrum
7 185 (15.42%) BDD
8 177 (14.75%) Open Source
9 119 (9.92%) Continuous Delivery
10 90 (7.50%) E-Commerce
10 90 (7.50%) Web Development
11 89 (7.42%) Kanban
12 88 (7.33%) Software Engineering
13 77 (6.42%) Microservices
14 75 (6.25%) Automated Testing
15 73 (6.08%) High Availability
16 71 (5.92%) OO
17 56 (4.67%) Mentoring
18 54 (4.50%) Continuous Deployment
19 51 (4.25%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 577 (48.08%) Python
2 430 (35.83%) Java
3 330 (27.50%) JavaScript
4 303 (25.25%) Bash Shell
5 200 (16.67%) Perl
6 128 (10.67%) Go
7 115 (9.58%) Scala
8 111 (9.25%) SQL
9 95 (7.92%) PHP
10 67 (5.58%) C#
11 60 (5.00%) Shell Script
12 50 (4.17%) PowerShell
13 32 (2.67%) C
14 23 (1.92%) C++
15 16 (1.33%) Clojure
16 13 (1.08%) Objective-C
17 12 (1.00%) CoffeeScript
17 12 (1.00%) Korn
18 11 (0.92%) Apple Swift
19 8 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 125 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 94 (7.83%) SC Cleared
3 33 (2.75%) Degree
4 16 (1.33%) CTC Cleared
5 12 (1.00%) AWS Certification
6 11 (0.92%) DV Cleared
7 10 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.33%) CISSP
9 3 (0.25%) CEH
9 3 (0.25%) CISMP
9 3 (0.25%) GIAC
10 2 (0.17%) ISEB
11 1 (0.083%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.083%) CBAP
11 1 (0.083%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.083%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.083%) MCSE
11 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.083%) RHCE
11 1 (0.083%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (5.83%) QA
2 12 (1.00%) SDET
3 7 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.25%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.25%) SLA
6 2 (0.17%) GCP
7 1 (0.083%) FATCA
7 1 (0.083%) MiFID
7 1 (0.083%) PMO
7 1 (0.083%) WCAG
System Software
1 302 (25.17%) Docker
2 37 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
4 31 (2.58%) vCloud
5 26 (2.17%) Squid
6 22 (1.83%) Postfix
7 16 (1.33%) Active Directory
7 16 (1.33%) GlusterFS
8 13 (1.08%) HDFS
9 10 (0.83%) Shibboleth
10 9 (0.75%) VirtualBox
10 9 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.67%) GFS2
11 8 (0.67%) OCFS2
12 7 (0.58%) etcd
12 7 (0.58%) flannel
13 6 (0.50%) NFS
13 6 (0.50%) vSphere
14 5 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 413 (34.42%) Puppet
2 323 (26.92%) Ansible
3 238 (19.83%) Opscode Chef
4 135 (11.25%) Terraform
5 116 (9.67%) Kubernetes
6 75 (6.25%) logstash
7 68 (5.67%) Nagios
8 55 (4.58%) Kibana
9 52 (4.33%) Salt
10 51 (4.25%) ZABBIX
11 29 (2.42%) Rancher
12 28 (2.33%) Docker Swarm
13 23 (1.92%) Mesos
13 23 (1.92%) Zenoss
14 20 (1.67%) Grafana
15 15 (1.25%) Graphite
16 14 (1.17%) HAProxy
16 14 (1.17%) SELinux
17 12 (1.00%) Cobbler
17 12 (1.00%) Consul
Vendors
1 103 (8.58%) VMware
2 81 (6.75%) Red Hat
3 79 (6.58%) Oracle
4 60 (5.00%) Atlassian
5 43 (3.58%) Splunk
6 32 (2.67%) Google
7 24 (2.00%) Microsoft
7 24 (2.00%) Sonatype
8 21 (1.75%) Rackspace
9 18 (1.50%) Apigee
9 18 (1.50%) SAP
10 15 (1.25%) EMC
11 13 (1.08%) New Relic
12 12 (1.00%) Sybase
13 10 (0.83%) Zend
14 8 (0.67%) IBM
14 8 (0.67%) Remedy
15 7 (0.58%) AppDynamics
15 7 (0.58%) Hortonworks
16 6 (0.50%) Trend Micro
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