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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 59 87 71
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -16
Contract jobs citing Ruby 803 560 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.62% 2.37% 2.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.30% 5.60% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 421 509
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £399
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +4.07%
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
9679 10002 9694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.69% 42.39% 41.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7281 7329 6960
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 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 92 65
Median hourly rate £40.00 £25.85 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.73% -23.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.49 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £148.30 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 26 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 26 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 +50 152 £500 +9.28% 39
Croydon -2 21 £375 -14.28%
Westminster - 17 £475 -
Harrow - 10 £495 -
Bromley -2 5 £700 +64.70% 1
Docklands, London - 5 £525 -
Hammersmith 0 1 - -
Osterley -6 1 £503 +9.23%
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -
Ealing - 1 £350 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 740 (50.68%) Agile Software Development
2 720 (49.32%) Linux
3 714 (48.90%) DevOps
4 666 (45.62%) Python
5 562 (38.49%) Puppet
6 545 (37.33%) Amazon AWS
7 514 (35.21%) Java
8 422 (28.90%) Git (software)
9 420 (28.77%) Continuous Integration
10 409 (28.01%) Jenkins
11 388 (26.58%) JavaScript
12 382 (26.16%) Ansible
13 375 (25.68%) Docker
14 364 (24.93%) Configuration Management
15 362 (24.79%) TDD
16 325 (22.26%) Opscode Chef
17 306 (20.96%) Perl
18 286 (19.59%) Ruby on Rails
19 281 (19.25%) Bash Shell
20 270 (18.49%) HTML
21 265 (18.15%) CSS
22 264 (18.08%) Scrum
23 233 (15.96%) Open Source
24 232 (15.89%) BDD
25 222 (15.21%) MySQL
26 218 (14.93%) NoSQL
27 211 (14.45%) SQL
28 208 (14.25%) PostgreSQL
29 206 (14.11%) Go
29 206 (14.11%) Continuous Delivery

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
1 138 (9.45%) Apache
2 112 (7.67%) Elasticsearch
3 100 (6.85%) OpenStack
4 99 (6.78%) Tomcat
5 96 (6.58%) nginx
6 95 (6.51%) Confluence
7 56 (3.84%) Cloud Foundry
8 38 (2.60%) IIS
9 28 (1.92%) JBoss
10 23 (1.58%) Apache Spark
11 21 (1.44%) WebSphere
12 16 (1.10%) WebLogic
13 14 (0.96%) Apache Pig
13 14 (0.96%) CMS
14 13 (0.89%) SAS
14 13 (0.89%) WordPress
15 10 (0.68%) Jetty
15 10 (0.68%) Mule ESB
16 9 (0.62%) MS Exchange
17 8 (0.55%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 32 (2.19%) HipChat
2 15 (1.03%) MS Excel
3 13 (0.89%) SPSS
4 12 (0.82%) Stata
5 4 (0.27%) MS Office
5 4 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.14%) InVision
6 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.068%) InDesign
7 1 (0.068%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.068%) Pixelapse
Business Applications
1 8 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.21%) Magento
3 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.14%) Radian6
3 2 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.068%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.068%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.068%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.068%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.068%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 545 (37.33%) Amazon AWS
2 139 (9.52%) GitHub
3 114 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 85 (5.82%) Amazon EC2
5 75 (5.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 43 (2.95%) PaaS
7 38 (2.60%) Heroku
8 35 (2.40%) Amazon S3
9 28 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
9 28 (1.92%) SaaS
10 20 (1.37%) Amazon SQS
11 18 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
12 16 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 15 (1.03%) CloudFront
14 13 (0.89%) Route 53
15 12 (0.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 12 (0.82%) Google Play
16 10 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 9 (0.62%) Google App Engine
17 9 (0.62%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 116 (7.95%) HTTP
2 94 (6.44%) TCP/IP
3 74 (5.07%) DNS
4 41 (2.81%) VPN
5 40 (2.74%) OpenVPN
5 40 (2.74%) SSH
6 36 (2.47%) OpenLDAP
6 36 (2.47%) SSL
7 32 (2.19%) Internet
8 23 (1.58%) Firewall
9 16 (1.10%) SAN
10 13 (0.89%) SNMP
11 12 (0.82%) VoIP
12 11 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
12 11 (0.75%) Reverse Proxy
13 10 (0.68%) DVB
13 10 (0.68%) Network Security
13 10 (0.68%) VLAN
14 9 (0.62%) DMZ
14 9 (0.62%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (15.21%) MySQL
2 218 (14.93%) NoSQL
3 208 (14.25%) PostgreSQL
4 187 (12.81%) MongoDB
5 97 (6.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 85 (5.82%) Hadoop
7 75 (5.14%) Relational Database
8 74 (5.07%) Redis
9 51 (3.49%) SQL Server
10 45 (3.08%) RDBMS
11 40 (2.74%) Big Data
12 34 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 25 (1.71%) Neo4j
14 24 (1.64%) HBase
15 19 (1.30%) CouchDB
16 17 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
17 16 (1.10%) Apache Hive
17 16 (1.10%) Data Mining
18 15 (1.03%) SimpleDB
19 12 (0.82%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 422 (28.90%) Git (software)
2 409 (28.01%) Jenkins
3 150 (10.27%) JIRA
4 134 (9.18%) Cucumber
5 120 (8.22%) Maven
6 110 (7.53%) Subversion
7 98 (6.71%) JUnit
8 88 (6.03%) Artifactory
9 87 (5.96%) Selenium
10 83 (5.68%) TeamCity
11 79 (5.41%) GitLab
12 75 (5.14%) Sonatype Nexus
13 70 (4.79%) Ant
14 64 (4.38%) SonarQube
15 57 (3.90%) RSpec
16 48 (3.29%) Bitbucket
16 48 (3.29%) Hudson
16 48 (3.29%) Vagrant
17 44 (3.01%) Capybara
18 40 (2.74%) WebDriver
General
1 175 (11.99%) Finance
2 77 (5.27%) Banking
3 40 (2.74%) Retail
4 28 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 25 (1.71%) Marketing
6 19 (1.30%) Games
7 16 (1.10%) Publishing
8 13 (0.89%) Financial Institution
8 13 (0.89%) Investment Banking
9 10 (0.68%) Electronics
10 9 (0.62%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.55%) Advertising
12 7 (0.48%) Legal
13 3 (0.21%) Law
14 2 (0.14%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.068%) Automotive
15 1 (0.068%) Back Office
15 1 (0.068%) Billing
15 1 (0.068%) Front Office
15 1 (0.068%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 489 (33.49%) Developer
2 441 (30.21%) DevOps Engineer
3 151 (10.34%) Ruby Developer
4 124 (8.49%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 117 (8.01%) Linux Engineer
6 101 (6.92%) AWS DevOps
7 93 (6.37%) Java Developer
7 93 (6.37%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 91 (6.23%) AWS Engineer
9 81 (5.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 81 (5.55%) Senior DevOps
10 75 (5.14%) Consultant
11 66 (4.52%) Senior Developer
12 65 (4.45%) DevOps Consultant
12 65 (4.45%) Tester
13 64 (4.38%) Cloud Engineer
14 60 (4.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 57 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
16 56 (3.84%) Agile Developer
17 52 (3.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (19.59%) Ruby on Rails
2 270 (18.49%) HTML
3 265 (18.15%) CSS
4 184 (12.60%) Web Services
5 132 (9.04%) HTML5
6 128 (8.77%) REST
7 121 (8.29%) Node.js
8 115 (7.88%) .NET
9 113 (7.74%) CSS3
10 103 (7.05%) AngularJS
11 78 (5.34%) Sensu
12 72 (4.93%) LAMP
13 66 (4.52%) JSON
14 61 (4.18%) RabbitMQ
15 57 (3.90%) ELK Stack
16 56 (3.84%) RESTful
16 56 (3.84%) XML
17 55 (3.77%) Sass
18 53 (3.63%) React
19 51 (3.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 58 (3.97%) Public Cloud
2 56 (3.84%) User Experience
3 46 (3.15%) Data Centre
4 43 (2.95%) Mobile App
5 23 (1.58%) Computer Science
6 21 (1.44%) Algorithms
6 21 (1.44%) Performance Metrics
7 19 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (1.23%) Clustering
8 18 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (1.16%) Fintech
10 15 (1.03%) Hedge funds
11 12 (0.82%) Visualisation
12 11 (0.75%) Blackberry
12 11 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (0.75%) Management Information System
13 10 (0.68%) Blog
13 10 (0.68%) IPTV
13 10 (0.68%) STB
14 9 (0.62%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 720 (49.32%) Linux
2 199 (13.63%) Unix
3 124 (8.49%) CentOS
4 116 (7.95%) Windows
5 104 (7.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 86 (5.89%) CoreOS
7 57 (3.90%) Ubuntu
8 49 (3.36%) Android
9 37 (2.53%) Apple iOS
10 34 (2.33%) Windows Server
11 22 (1.51%) Solaris
12 18 (1.23%) Mac OS X
13 15 (1.03%) Debian
14 13 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (0.62%) Fedora
15 9 (0.62%) RancherOS
16 7 (0.48%) VMS
17 6 (0.41%) SUSE
18 5 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
19 4 (0.27%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 740 (50.68%) Agile Software Development
2 714 (48.90%) DevOps
3 420 (28.77%) Continuous Integration
4 364 (24.93%) Configuration Management
5 362 (24.79%) TDD
6 264 (18.08%) Scrum
7 233 (15.96%) Open Source
8 232 (15.89%) BDD
9 206 (14.11%) Continuous Delivery
10 118 (8.08%) E-Commerce
11 115 (7.88%) OO
12 105 (7.19%) Software Engineering
13 101 (6.92%) Security Hardening
14 100 (6.85%) Kanban
15 88 (6.03%) Mentoring
16 82 (5.62%) Test Automation
17 73 (5.00%) Automated Testing
18 71 (4.86%) MVC
19 67 (4.59%) Web Development
20 64 (4.38%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 666 (45.62%) Python
2 514 (35.21%) Java
3 388 (26.58%) JavaScript
4 306 (20.96%) Perl
5 281 (19.25%) Bash Shell
6 211 (14.45%) SQL
7 206 (14.11%) Go
8 155 (10.62%) PHP
9 144 (9.86%) Scala
10 97 (6.64%) PowerShell
11 96 (6.58%) C#
12 91 (6.23%) Shell Script
13 73 (5.00%) C++
14 29 (1.99%) C
15 27 (1.85%) Clojure
16 23 (1.58%) PL/SQL
17 21 (1.44%) Groovy
17 21 (1.44%) Korn
18 18 (1.23%) Bourne shell
19 14 (0.96%) R
Qualifications
1 177 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 146 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 41 (2.81%) Degree
4 32 (2.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 21 (1.44%) DV Cleared
6 19 (1.30%) BC Cleared
6 19 (1.30%) CTC Cleared
7 7 (0.48%) AWS Certification
7 7 (0.48%) CISSP
8 6 (0.41%) GIAC
9 5 (0.34%) CEH
10 3 (0.21%) CREST Certified
10 3 (0.21%) ISEB
11 2 (0.14%) CBAP
11 2 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.14%) CISM
11 2 (0.14%) CISMP
11 2 (0.14%) OSCP
11 2 (0.14%) RHCE
12 1 (0.068%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (5.82%) QA
2 27 (1.85%) SDET
3 12 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.21%) GCP
7 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.14%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.068%) BS25999
8 1 (0.068%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.068%) MiFID
8 1 (0.068%) SLA
8 1 (0.068%) WAI
System Software
1 375 (25.68%) Docker
2 100 (6.85%) etcd
3 98 (6.71%) flannel
4 83 (5.68%) GlusterFS
5 70 (4.79%) Ceph
5 70 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 51 (3.49%) vCloud
7 35 (2.40%) vSphere
8 34 (2.33%) Squid
9 33 (2.26%) Postfix
10 32 (2.19%) Active Directory
10 32 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
11 25 (1.71%) Xen
12 19 (1.30%) KVM
13 14 (0.96%) GFS2
13 14 (0.96%) OCFS2
14 11 (0.75%) Hyper-V
14 11 (0.75%) VMware ESX
15 10 (0.68%) NFS
16 9 (0.62%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 562 (38.49%) Puppet
2 382 (26.16%) Ansible
3 325 (22.26%) Opscode Chef
4 205 (14.04%) Kubernetes
5 138 (9.45%) logstash
6 112 (7.67%) Terraform
7 96 (6.58%) HAProxy
8 89 (6.10%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 88 (6.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 85 (5.82%) Nagios
11 83 (5.68%) Kibana
12 72 (4.93%) rkt
13 69 (4.73%) Graphite
14 59 (4.04%) ZABBIX
15 46 (3.15%) Salt
16 43 (2.95%) Rancher
17 27 (1.85%) SCCM
18 21 (1.44%) Packer
19 20 (1.37%) Mesos
20 18 (1.23%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 138 (9.45%) VMware
2 110 (7.53%) Oracle
3 105 (7.19%) Red Hat
4 68 (4.66%) Splunk
5 61 (4.18%) Google
6 60 (4.11%) Atlassian
7 43 (2.95%) Sonatype
8 41 (2.81%) Microsoft
9 35 (2.40%) Rackspace
10 18 (1.23%) EMC
11 16 (1.10%) CenturyLink
11 16 (1.10%) IBM
11 16 (1.10%) Informatica
11 16 (1.10%) Teradata
12 15 (1.03%) Facebook
12 15 (1.03%) SaltStack
13 14 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (0.96%) SAP
14 12 (0.82%) HP
14 12 (0.82%) Tableau
London
AdRoc Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £525 - £625 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West London
Zebra People
Rate: From £500 to £575 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Knowit
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £475 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £525 - £650 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Energon People
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
AdRoc Group
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £425 p/day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £510 per day Dependant on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Stratospherec
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £355 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago