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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 88 68 68
Rank change year-on-year
-20 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 620 698 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.90% 3.09% 3.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.35% 6.96% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 599 595
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
9767 10025 10226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.74% 44.35% 42.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7321 7524 7773
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
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 52 72 54
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.23 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.13% -16.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.12 £16.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £54.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -7 71 £525 +16.66% 45
Croydon -17 10 £515 +14.44%
Harrow +2 8 £515 +0.98%
Westminster - 5 £575 -
Canary Wharf +2 4 £438 -14.63%
Bromley - 3 £501 - 1
Hammersmith +2 1 £525 +23.52%
Feltham -3 1 £413 +37.50%
Hounslow - 1 £50 -
Uxbridge - 1 £320 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 841 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 753 (50.50%) DevOps
3 749 (50.23%) Linux
4 664 (44.53%) Python
5 597 (40.04%) Amazon AWS
6 550 (36.89%) Puppet
7 497 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 477 (31.99%) Continuous Integration
9 459 (30.78%) Java
10 430 (28.84%) Ansible
11 422 (28.30%) Docker
12 413 (27.70%) Git (software)
13 356 (23.88%) JavaScript
14 338 (22.67%) Scrum
15 334 (22.40%) PostgreSQL
16 327 (21.93%) Configuration Management
17 306 (20.52%) TDD
18 305 (20.46%) Opscode Chef
19 290 (19.45%) Bash Shell
20 288 (19.32%) Ruby on Rails
21 272 (18.24%) HTML
22 268 (17.97%) Open Source
23 241 (16.16%) CSS
24 229 (15.36%) Terraform
25 225 (15.09%) BDD
26 224 (15.02%) Continuous Delivery
27 221 (14.82%) Kubernetes
27 221 (14.82%) Perl
28 219 (14.69%) CentOS
29 210 (14.08%) MySQL

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
1 198 (13.28%) Elasticsearch
2 175 (11.74%) Apache
3 164 (11.00%) Confluence
4 96 (6.44%) OpenStack
5 76 (5.10%) nginx
5 76 (5.10%) Tomcat
6 39 (2.62%) Cloud Foundry
7 34 (2.28%) WebSphere
8 23 (1.54%) IIS
9 22 (1.48%) Apache Solr
10 20 (1.34%) JBoss
11 19 (1.27%) WebLogic
12 16 (1.07%) Apache Spark
13 13 (0.87%) CMS
14 10 (0.67%) Drupal
15 7 (0.47%) Apache Pig
16 6 (0.40%) Alfresco
16 6 (0.40%) WordPress
17 5 (0.34%) Mule ESB
18 4 (0.27%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 80 (5.37%) HipChat
2 11 (0.74%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.20%) InVision
3 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.13%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.067%) InDesign
5 1 (0.067%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.067%) Pixelapse
Business Applications
1 6 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.27%) Magento
3 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.13%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.067%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.067%) Maximo
4 1 (0.067%) Radian6
4 1 (0.067%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 597 (40.04%) Amazon AWS
2 138 (9.26%) GitHub
3 99 (6.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 97 (6.51%) Amazon EC2
5 59 (3.96%) AWS CloudFormation
6 57 (3.82%) Amazon S3
7 50 (3.35%) Heroku
8 42 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
9 39 (2.62%) PaaS
10 35 (2.35%) IaaS
11 30 (2.01%) SaaS
12 24 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
13 22 (1.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 21 (1.41%) Route 53
15 19 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 16 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
17 11 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
17 11 (0.74%) CloudFront
18 9 (0.60%) AWS CloudTrail
18 9 (0.60%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 139 (9.32%) DNS
2 100 (6.71%) HTTP
3 95 (6.37%) TCP/IP
4 92 (6.17%) SSH
5 86 (5.77%) OpenVPN
6 83 (5.57%) OpenLDAP
7 74 (4.96%) VPN
8 55 (3.69%) SSL
9 41 (2.75%) Internet
10 29 (1.95%) Firewall
11 21 (1.41%) ICMP
12 19 (1.27%) LDAP
13 17 (1.14%) SAN
14 14 (0.94%) SNMP
15 11 (0.74%) Network Security
16 8 (0.54%) Kerberos
17 6 (0.40%) Reverse Proxy
17 6 (0.40%) VoIP
17 6 (0.40%) Wireshark
18 5 (0.34%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 334 (22.40%) PostgreSQL
2 210 (14.08%) MySQL
3 187 (12.54%) MongoDB
4 172 (11.54%) NoSQL
5 122 (8.18%) Hadoop
6 82 (5.50%) Redis
7 75 (5.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 62 (4.16%) Relational Database
9 50 (3.35%) SQL Server
10 49 (3.29%) Big Data
11 42 (2.82%) Amazon RDS
12 41 (2.75%) RDBMS
13 24 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 13 (0.87%) DB2
14 13 (0.87%) Neo4j
15 12 (0.80%) HBase
15 12 (0.80%) Oracle Database
16 9 (0.60%) Apache Hive
16 9 (0.60%) CouchDB
17 8 (0.54%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 497 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 413 (27.70%) Git (software)
3 210 (14.08%) JIRA
4 150 (10.06%) Maven
5 140 (9.39%) Cucumber
5 140 (9.39%) JUnit
6 120 (8.05%) Sonatype Nexus
7 117 (7.85%) Subversion
8 116 (7.78%) Ant
9 112 (7.51%) SonarQube
10 107 (7.18%) Bitbucket
11 99 (6.64%) Vagrant
12 93 (6.24%) Selenium
13 84 (5.63%) JIRA Agile
14 80 (5.37%) Liquibase
15 69 (4.63%) RSpec
16 59 (3.96%) TeamCity
17 43 (2.88%) WebDriver
18 41 (2.75%) Appium
19 40 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 138 (9.26%) Finance
2 60 (4.02%) Banking
3 43 (2.88%) Retail
4 31 (2.08%) Marketing
5 23 (1.54%) Games
6 20 (1.34%) Publishing
7 19 (1.27%) Financial Institution
8 18 (1.21%) Telecoms
9 9 (0.60%) Investment Banking
10 8 (0.54%) Electronics
11 7 (0.47%) Advertising
12 6 (0.40%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.20%) Front Office
14 2 (0.13%) Back Office
14 2 (0.13%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.067%) Billing
15 1 (0.067%) Legal
15 1 (0.067%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.067%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 493 (33.07%) Developer
2 486 (32.60%) DevOps Engineer
3 147 (9.86%) Ruby Developer
4 139 (9.32%) AWS DevOps
5 126 (8.45%) AWS Engineer
6 124 (8.32%) Linux Engineer
7 122 (8.18%) Senior DevOps
8 110 (7.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 104 (6.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 88 (5.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 80 (5.37%) Consultant
11 80 (5.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 76 (5.10%) Java Developer
13 75 (5.03%) DevOps Consultant
14 67 (4.49%) Architect
15 55 (3.69%) Senior Developer
16 49 (3.29%) JavaScript Developer
17 48 (3.22%) Full Stack Developer
18 47 (3.15%) Agile Developer
19 44 (2.95%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (19.32%) Ruby on Rails
2 272 (18.24%) HTML
3 241 (16.16%) CSS
4 185 (12.41%) Web Services
5 164 (11.00%) REST
6 150 (10.06%) HTML5
7 128 (8.58%) ELK Stack
8 127 (8.52%) AngularJS
9 123 (8.25%) Node.js
10 105 (7.04%) CSS3
11 102 (6.84%) JSON
12 91 (6.10%) .NET
13 89 (5.97%) MCollective
14 85 (5.70%) Software Packaging
15 67 (4.49%) Ajax
16 60 (4.02%) React
17 58 (3.89%) Play Framework
18 57 (3.82%) jQuery
18 57 (3.82%) LAMP
18 57 (3.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 107 (7.18%) Public Cloud
2 57 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (3.62%) User Experience
4 40 (2.68%) Data Centre
5 34 (2.28%) Computer Science
5 34 (2.28%) Mobile App
6 31 (2.08%) Clustering
7 17 (1.14%) Digital Media
7 17 (1.14%) Replication
7 17 (1.14%) Semantic Web
8 16 (1.07%) Algorithms
8 16 (1.07%) Management Information System
9 15 (1.01%) Fintech
9 15 (1.01%) Hedge funds
10 12 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (0.80%) Private Cloud
10 12 (0.80%) Visualisation
11 11 (0.74%) Blog
11 11 (0.74%) Minimum Viable Product
11 11 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 749 (50.23%) Linux
2 219 (14.69%) CentOS
3 165 (11.07%) Unix
4 148 (9.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 101 (6.77%) Windows
6 60 (4.02%) Ubuntu
7 51 (3.42%) Apple iOS
8 43 (2.88%) Android
9 34 (2.28%) CoreOS
10 24 (1.61%) SUSE
11 18 (1.21%) Solaris
12 16 (1.07%) RancherOS
12 16 (1.07%) Windows Server
13 11 (0.74%) AIX
14 9 (0.60%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.54%) Fedora
16 7 (0.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
18 3 (0.20%) Debian
18 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 841 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 753 (50.50%) DevOps
3 477 (31.99%) Continuous Integration
4 338 (22.67%) Scrum
5 327 (21.93%) Configuration Management
6 306 (20.52%) TDD
7 268 (17.97%) Open Source
8 225 (15.09%) BDD
9 224 (15.02%) Continuous Delivery
10 147 (9.86%) Kanban
11 123 (8.25%) E-Commerce
12 116 (7.78%) Automated Testing
13 112 (7.51%) Mentoring
14 100 (6.71%) Coaching
15 99 (6.64%) Software Engineering
16 96 (6.44%) Web Development
17 92 (6.17%) Service Management
18 87 (5.84%) Load Balancing
19 86 (5.77%) Identity Management
20 85 (5.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 664 (44.53%) Python
2 459 (30.78%) Java
3 356 (23.88%) JavaScript
4 290 (19.45%) Bash Shell
5 221 (14.82%) Perl
6 175 (11.74%) Go
7 153 (10.26%) Scala
8 138 (9.26%) PHP
9 132 (8.85%) SQL
10 130 (8.72%) Shell Script
11 88 (5.90%) C#
12 55 (3.69%) PowerShell
13 31 (2.08%) C
14 30 (2.01%) C++
15 27 (1.81%) Clojure
16 18 (1.21%) Groovy
17 12 (0.80%) Apple Swift
17 12 (0.80%) Objective-C
18 11 (0.74%) CoffeeScript
19 7 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 209 (14.02%) Security Cleared
2 166 (11.13%) SC Cleared
3 48 (3.22%) Degree
4 47 (3.15%) CTC Cleared
5 31 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 17 (1.14%) CHECK Team Member
7 12 (0.80%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.47%) AWS Certification
8 7 (0.47%) CISSP
9 4 (0.27%) CEH
9 4 (0.27%) GIAC
10 3 (0.20%) ISEB
11 2 (0.13%) CISM
11 2 (0.13%) CISMP
11 2 (0.13%) CREST Certified
12 1 (0.067%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.067%) CCNA
12 1 (0.067%) CCNP
12 1 (0.067%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.067%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (6.24%) QA
2 32 (2.15%) SDET
3 15 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.34%) GCP
6 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.13%) WCAG
8 1 (0.067%) FATCA
8 1 (0.067%) WAI
System Software
1 422 (28.30%) Docker
2 96 (6.44%) vCloud
3 88 (5.90%) Squid
4 80 (5.37%) Postfix
5 57 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 48 (3.22%) Virtual Machines
7 44 (2.95%) etcd
7 44 (2.95%) GlusterFS
8 43 (2.88%) flannel
9 28 (1.88%) Active Directory
10 22 (1.48%) GFS2
10 22 (1.48%) OCFS2
11 17 (1.14%) NFS
12 16 (1.07%) Ceph
13 10 (0.67%) vSphere
14 9 (0.60%) VirtualBox
15 8 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
15 8 (0.54%) Xen
16 7 (0.47%) Snort
16 7 (0.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 550 (36.89%) Puppet
2 430 (28.84%) Ansible
3 305 (20.46%) Opscode Chef
4 229 (15.36%) Terraform
5 221 (14.82%) Kubernetes
6 138 (9.26%) logstash
7 116 (7.78%) Kibana
8 108 (7.24%) ZABBIX
9 102 (6.84%) Rancher
10 64 (4.29%) Salt
11 55 (3.69%) Nagios
12 38 (2.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 38 (2.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 34 (2.28%) Mesos
14 30 (2.01%) Consul
15 29 (1.95%) HAProxy
16 24 (1.61%) SELinux
17 20 (1.34%) Zenoss
18 19 (1.27%) CFEngine
18 19 (1.27%) Grafana
Vendors
1 183 (12.27%) VMware
2 163 (10.93%) Oracle
3 135 (9.05%) Atlassian
4 87 (5.84%) Sonatype
5 85 (5.70%) Red Hat
6 43 (2.88%) Splunk
7 39 (2.62%) Google
8 32 (2.15%) Rackspace
9 26 (1.74%) EMC
10 25 (1.68%) Microsoft
11 22 (1.48%) IBM
12 14 (0.94%) New Relic
12 14 (0.94%) SAP
13 13 (0.87%) Zend
14 11 (0.74%) Cisco
14 11 (0.74%) Facebook
14 11 (0.74%) Remedy
14 11 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (0.67%) SaltStack
15 10 (0.67%) Sybase
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Rate: £450- £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £450 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Assured
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400 - £500 per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Earth Stream Global
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £550.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Flexible working
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Flexible rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £430 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day + Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
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City, London
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Central London / West End
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London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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South West London
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London
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