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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 57 88 69
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -19
Contract jobs citing Ruby 779 559 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.62% 2.38% 2.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.36% 5.65% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 408 502
Median daily rate £500 £450 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £583 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
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
9315 9889 9723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.33% 42.19% 41.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7068 7247 7077
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 89 63
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £31.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £17.80 £16.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £179.00 £52.19 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.02%

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +56 154 £500 +11.11% 42
Westminster - 16 £475 -
Croydon -7 11 £463 +8.82% 1
Harrow - 7 £495 -
Docklands, London - 5 £525 -
Bromley -6 4 £700 +64.70% 1
Canary Wharf +4 1 £375 - 1
Osterley -5 1 £503 +9.23%
Ealing - 1 £350 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 London region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 696 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
2 659 (48.07%) Python
3 658 (47.99%) Linux
4 648 (47.26%) DevOps
5 522 (38.07%) Java
6 506 (36.91%) Puppet
7 488 (35.59%) Amazon AWS
8 399 (29.10%) JavaScript
9 387 (28.23%) Git (software)
10 385 (28.08%) Continuous Integration
11 364 (26.55%) TDD
12 363 (26.48%) Jenkins
13 342 (24.95%) Configuration Management
14 329 (24.00%) Ansible
15 325 (23.71%) Opscode Chef
16 316 (23.05%) Docker
17 302 (22.03%) Perl
18 287 (20.93%) HTML
19 285 (20.79%) CSS
20 274 (19.99%) Ruby on Rails
21 270 (19.69%) Bash Shell
22 224 (16.34%) BDD
22 224 (16.34%) Scrum
23 219 (15.97%) NoSQL
24 217 (15.83%) Open Source
24 217 (15.83%) SQL
25 212 (15.46%) Unix
26 209 (15.24%) MySQL
27 203 (14.81%) Web Services
28 199 (14.51%) Go

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
1 104 (7.59%) Apache
2 96 (7.00%) Tomcat
3 95 (6.93%) nginx
4 89 (6.49%) OpenStack
5 70 (5.11%) Elasticsearch
6 57 (4.16%) Confluence
7 53 (3.87%) Cloud Foundry
8 33 (2.41%) IIS
9 24 (1.75%) Apache Spark
10 23 (1.68%) JBoss
11 17 (1.24%) CMS
11 17 (1.24%) Jetty
12 16 (1.17%) WordPress
13 14 (1.02%) Apache Pig
14 13 (0.95%) SAS
14 13 (0.95%) WebSphere
15 9 (0.66%) Mule ESB
16 8 (0.58%) Drupal
16 8 (0.58%) WebLogic
17 7 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 15 (1.09%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.95%) SPSS
3 12 (0.88%) Stata
4 4 (0.29%) MS Office
4 4 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.15%) InVision
5 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.073%) InDesign
6 1 (0.073%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.073%) Pixelapse
Business Applications
1 6 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.29%) Magento
3 3 (0.22%) BigMachines
3 3 (0.22%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.15%) Radian6
5 1 (0.073%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.073%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.073%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 1 (0.073%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.073%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 488 (35.59%) Amazon AWS
2 135 (9.85%) GitHub
3 115 (8.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 79 (5.76%) Amazon EC2
5 68 (4.96%) AWS CloudFormation
6 43 (3.14%) Heroku
7 41 (2.99%) PaaS
8 26 (1.90%) Amazon S3
8 26 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
9 24 (1.75%) SaaS
10 20 (1.46%) Amazon SQS
11 16 (1.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 15 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
13 13 (0.95%) Route 53
14 12 (0.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 12 (0.88%) CloudFront
15 11 (0.80%) Google Play
16 10 (0.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 9 (0.66%) Google Apps
18 8 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 112 (8.17%) HTTP
2 89 (6.49%) TCP/IP
3 34 (2.48%) DNS
3 34 (2.48%) SSL
4 32 (2.33%) VPN
5 30 (2.19%) Internet
6 22 (1.60%) Firewall
7 15 (1.09%) SAN
8 14 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (0.80%) Network Security
10 10 (0.73%) DVB
10 10 (0.73%) Reverse Proxy
10 10 (0.73%) SNMP
10 10 (0.73%) VoIP
11 9 (0.66%) DMZ
11 9 (0.66%) LDAP
12 7 (0.51%) IPsec
12 7 (0.51%) VLAN
12 7 (0.51%) Wireless
13 6 (0.44%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (15.97%) NoSQL
2 209 (15.24%) MySQL
3 178 (12.98%) MongoDB
4 168 (12.25%) PostgreSQL
5 104 (7.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 78 (5.69%) Redis
6 78 (5.69%) Relational Database
7 54 (3.94%) SQL Server
8 46 (3.36%) Hadoop
9 43 (3.14%) RDBMS
10 36 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 35 (2.55%) Big Data
12 23 (1.68%) Neo4j
13 20 (1.46%) HBase
14 18 (1.31%) CouchDB
15 17 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
16 16 (1.17%) Data Mining
17 15 (1.09%) Apache Hive
18 13 (0.95%) SimpleDB
19 12 (0.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 387 (28.23%) Git (software)
2 363 (26.48%) Jenkins
3 125 (9.12%) Cucumber
4 114 (8.32%) JIRA
5 95 (6.93%) Subversion
6 93 (6.78%) Maven
7 83 (6.05%) Artifactory
8 79 (5.76%) TeamCity
9 73 (5.32%) GitLab
10 65 (4.74%) Selenium
11 61 (4.45%) JUnit
12 52 (3.79%) RSpec
13 51 (3.72%) Hudson
14 42 (3.06%) Vagrant
15 39 (2.84%) Capybara
16 35 (2.55%) Sonatype Nexus
17 33 (2.41%) Mockito
18 30 (2.19%) Gradle
19 28 (2.04%) Jasmine
19 28 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 166 (12.11%) Finance
2 80 (5.84%) Banking
3 30 (2.19%) Retail
4 24 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 20 (1.46%) Marketing
6 18 (1.31%) Games
6 18 (1.31%) Publishing
7 13 (0.95%) Investment Banking
8 11 (0.80%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.58%) Electronics
10 7 (0.51%) Legal
10 7 (0.51%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.44%) Advertising
12 3 (0.22%) Law
13 2 (0.15%) Billing
13 2 (0.15%) Online Betting
13 2 (0.15%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.073%) Automotive
14 1 (0.073%) Front Office
14 1 (0.073%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 500 (36.47%) Developer
2 393 (28.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 138 (10.07%) Ruby Developer
4 106 (7.73%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 103 (7.51%) Linux Engineer
6 99 (7.22%) Java Developer
7 93 (6.78%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 90 (6.56%) AWS DevOps
9 83 (6.05%) AWS Engineer
10 68 (4.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 67 (4.89%) Agile Developer
12 65 (4.74%) Consultant
13 63 (4.60%) Senior Developer
14 61 (4.45%) Cloud Engineer
15 58 (4.23%) JavaScript Developer
16 57 (4.16%) Architect
16 57 (4.16%) Senior DevOps
17 55 (4.01%) DevOps Consultant
18 53 (3.87%) Tester
19 47 (3.43%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (20.93%) HTML
2 285 (20.79%) CSS
3 274 (19.99%) Ruby on Rails
4 203 (14.81%) Web Services
5 134 (9.77%) HTML5
6 128 (9.34%) Node.js
7 120 (8.75%) .NET
8 119 (8.68%) REST
9 116 (8.46%) AngularJS
10 114 (8.32%) CSS3
11 84 (6.13%) Sensu
12 67 (4.89%) LAMP
13 65 (4.74%) RabbitMQ
13 65 (4.74%) RESTful
14 63 (4.60%) JSON
15 61 (4.45%) React
16 60 (4.38%) Sass
17 58 (4.23%) Spring
18 55 (4.01%) XML
19 54 (3.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 55 (4.01%) User Experience
2 43 (3.14%) Public Cloud
3 37 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 36 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 21 (1.53%) Performance Metrics
6 20 (1.46%) Computer Science
7 18 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (1.24%) Clustering
9 16 (1.17%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (1.17%) Fintech
10 15 (1.09%) Hedge funds
11 12 (0.88%) Algorithms
11 12 (0.88%) IPTV
11 12 (0.88%) Management Information System
11 12 (0.88%) STB
12 11 (0.80%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (0.80%) Visualisation
13 10 (0.73%) Blog
13 10 (0.73%) Semantic Web
14 8 (0.58%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 658 (47.99%) Linux
2 212 (15.46%) Unix
3 122 (8.90%) Windows
4 105 (7.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 85 (6.20%) CoreOS
6 83 (6.05%) CentOS
7 67 (4.89%) Ubuntu
8 45 (3.28%) Android
9 34 (2.48%) Windows Server
10 30 (2.19%) Apple iOS
11 20 (1.46%) Solaris
12 19 (1.39%) Mac OS X
13 17 (1.24%) Debian
14 15 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (0.95%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.58%) VMS
17 7 (0.51%) RancherOS
17 7 (0.51%) SUSE
18 6 (0.44%) Fedora
18 6 (0.44%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 696 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
2 648 (47.26%) DevOps
3 385 (28.08%) Continuous Integration
4 364 (26.55%) TDD
5 342 (24.95%) Configuration Management
6 224 (16.34%) BDD
6 224 (16.34%) Scrum
7 217 (15.83%) Open Source
8 178 (12.98%) Continuous Delivery
9 114 (8.32%) E-Commerce
9 114 (8.32%) OO
9 114 (8.32%) Software Engineering
10 96 (7.00%) Kanban
11 94 (6.86%) Security Hardening
12 76 (5.54%) Mentoring
13 74 (5.40%) Front End Development
14 73 (5.32%) MVC
15 72 (5.25%) Pair Programming
16 67 (4.89%) Test Automation
17 65 (4.74%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 659 (48.07%) Python
2 522 (38.07%) Java
3 399 (29.10%) JavaScript
4 302 (22.03%) Perl
5 270 (19.69%) Bash Shell
6 217 (15.83%) SQL
7 199 (14.51%) Go
8 170 (12.40%) PHP
9 150 (10.94%) Scala
10 110 (8.02%) PowerShell
11 97 (7.08%) C#
12 77 (5.62%) C++
13 55 (4.01%) Shell Script
14 31 (2.26%) Clojure
15 29 (2.12%) C
16 26 (1.90%) Groovy
17 23 (1.68%) PL/SQL
18 21 (1.53%) Korn
19 18 (1.31%) Bourne shell
20 14 (1.02%) R
Qualifications
1 141 (10.28%) Security Cleared
2 114 (8.32%) SC Cleared
3 38 (2.77%) Degree
4 26 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 20 (1.46%) DV Cleared
6 19 (1.39%) BC Cleared
7 14 (1.02%) AWS Certification
8 6 (0.44%) CISSP
8 6 (0.44%) GIAC
9 5 (0.36%) CEH
10 3 (0.22%) CREST Certified
11 2 (0.15%) CBAP
11 2 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.15%) CISM
11 2 (0.15%) CISMP
11 2 (0.15%) ISEB
11 2 (0.15%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.15%) OSCP
11 2 (0.15%) RHCE
12 1 (0.073%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (5.18%) QA
2 15 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 14 (1.02%) SDET
4 5 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.15%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.073%) BS25999
6 1 (0.073%) GCP
6 1 (0.073%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.073%) MiFID
6 1 (0.073%) SLA
6 1 (0.073%) WAI
System Software
1 316 (23.05%) Docker
2 91 (6.64%) etcd
3 89 (6.49%) flannel
4 75 (5.47%) GlusterFS
4 75 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 68 (4.96%) Ceph
6 37 (2.70%) vSphere
7 29 (2.12%) Virtual Machines
8 27 (1.97%) Active Directory
9 21 (1.53%) Xen
10 15 (1.09%) KVM
10 15 (1.09%) vCloud
11 12 (0.88%) VMware ESX
12 10 (0.73%) Hyper-V
13 8 (0.58%) GFS2
13 8 (0.58%) NFS
13 8 (0.58%) OCFS2
13 8 (0.58%) Snort
14 6 (0.44%) VMware Server
15 5 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 506 (36.91%) Puppet
2 329 (24.00%) Ansible
3 325 (23.71%) Opscode Chef
4 151 (11.01%) Kubernetes
5 109 (7.95%) logstash
6 93 (6.78%) HAProxy
7 90 (6.56%) Nagios
8 82 (5.98%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 81 (5.91%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 80 (5.84%) Graphite
11 70 (5.11%) rkt
12 60 (4.38%) Terraform
13 54 (3.94%) Kibana
14 53 (3.87%) Salt
15 34 (2.48%) ZABBIX
16 24 (1.75%) SCCM
17 21 (1.53%) Grafana
18 18 (1.31%) Packer
19 17 (1.24%) Uchiwa
20 16 (1.17%) Mesos
Vendors
1 116 (8.46%) VMware
2 98 (7.15%) Red Hat
3 75 (5.47%) Oracle
4 67 (4.89%) Splunk
5 53 (3.87%) Google
6 38 (2.77%) Microsoft
7 30 (2.19%) Rackspace
8 29 (2.12%) Atlassian
9 16 (1.17%) CenturyLink
9 16 (1.17%) EMC
9 16 (1.17%) Informatica
9 16 (1.17%) Sitecore
10 15 (1.09%) Teradata
11 14 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (1.02%) SaltStack
12 13 (0.95%) IBM
13 12 (0.88%) Cisco
13 12 (0.88%) HP
13 12 (0.88%) SAP
13 12 (0.88%) Tableau
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
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London
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Talent International
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City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
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Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
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Mortimer Spinks
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Involved Solutions Ltd
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London
Skilliantech Limited
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Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
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MA Associates Worldwide
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London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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MA Associates Worldwide
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Premier IT
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Oliver Bernard
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Engage PSG
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Talent International
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City, London
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Initi8 Recruitment
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Oliver Bernard
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