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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 77 88 80
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing Ruby 690 530 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.13% 2.38% 2.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.16% 5.72% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 386 490
Median daily rate £475 £450 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +6.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-77.50% -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
9632 9269 9347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.66% 41.58% 41.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7338 6730 6927
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 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 70 63
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £52.19 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +43 109 £475 +0.52% 57
Croydon -7 11 £478 +12.35%
Westminster - 5 £475 -
Harrow - 4 £500 -
Docklands, London - 2 £650 -
Ealing - 2 £340 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 663 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
2 631 (50.00%) Linux
3 624 (49.45%) Python
4 577 (45.72%) DevOps
5 521 (41.28%) Java
6 460 (36.45%) Puppet
7 423 (33.52%) Amazon AWS
8 396 (31.38%) Git (software)
9 385 (30.51%) JavaScript
10 353 (27.97%) Configuration Management
11 351 (27.81%) Continuous Integration
12 335 (26.55%) Jenkins
13 330 (26.15%) TDD
14 290 (22.98%) Opscode Chef
15 278 (22.03%) Ansible
16 272 (21.55%) HTML
17 271 (21.47%) Docker
18 269 (21.32%) CSS
19 261 (20.68%) Perl
20 239 (18.94%) Bash Shell
21 228 (18.07%) Unix
22 226 (17.91%) Ruby on Rails
22 226 (17.91%) BDD
23 221 (17.51%) Scrum
24 219 (17.35%) Web Services
25 201 (15.93%) SQL
26 184 (14.58%) MySQL
27 182 (14.42%) NoSQL
28 178 (14.10%) Go
28 178 (14.10%) PHP

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
1 121 (9.59%) Node.js
2 101 (8.00%) Apache
3 97 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 86 (6.81%) nginx
5 72 (5.71%) OpenStack
6 52 (4.12%) Confluence
7 49 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
8 33 (2.61%) Cloud Foundry
9 30 (2.38%) IIS
10 25 (1.98%) Jetty
11 16 (1.27%) Apache Spark
11 16 (1.27%) JBoss
12 15 (1.19%) CMS
12 15 (1.19%) WordPress
13 14 (1.11%) Apache Pig
14 13 (1.03%) Drupal
14 13 (1.03%) SAS
15 12 (0.95%) WebSphere
16 7 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 7 (0.55%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 16 (1.27%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.03%) SPSS
3 12 (0.95%) Stata
4 4 (0.32%) MS Office
5 3 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.079%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.32%) BigMachines
2 4 (0.32%) Eloqua
2 4 (0.32%) Magento
3 2 (0.16%) Radian6
4 1 (0.079%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.079%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.079%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.079%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (0.079%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.079%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 423 (33.52%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (8.24%) GitHub
3 94 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 62 (4.91%) Amazon EC2
5 55 (4.36%) AWS CloudFormation
6 45 (3.57%) Heroku
7 29 (2.30%) PaaS
8 28 (2.22%) Amazon S3
9 21 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
10 20 (1.58%) Amazon SQS
11 14 (1.11%) SaaS
12 12 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 12 (0.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 11 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
13 11 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 10 (0.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 10 (0.79%) Route 53
15 9 (0.71%) CloudFront
16 8 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
16 8 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 116 (9.19%) HTTP
2 94 (7.45%) TCP/IP
3 37 (2.93%) SSL
4 30 (2.38%) DNS
5 29 (2.30%) Internet
6 17 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
7 16 (1.27%) Firewall
7 16 (1.27%) SAN
7 16 (1.27%) VPN
8 9 (0.71%) Network Security
8 9 (0.71%) Reverse Proxy
9 8 (0.63%) LDAP
10 7 (0.55%) DVB
10 7 (0.55%) SNMP
10 7 (0.55%) VLAN
10 7 (0.55%) VoIP
10 7 (0.55%) Wireshark
11 6 (0.48%) DMZ
11 6 (0.48%) IPsec
11 6 (0.48%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (14.58%) MySQL
2 182 (14.42%) NoSQL
3 156 (12.36%) MongoDB
4 134 (10.62%) PostgreSQL
5 83 (6.58%) Apache Cassandra
6 72 (5.71%) Relational Database
7 70 (5.55%) Redis
8 49 (3.88%) SQL Server
9 36 (2.85%) Hadoop
10 32 (2.54%) Big Data
11 27 (2.14%) Neo4j
12 26 (2.06%) RDBMS
13 22 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 20 (1.58%) Amazon RDS
15 18 (1.43%) HBase
16 17 (1.35%) CouchDB
17 15 (1.19%) Apache Hive
18 14 (1.11%) QlikView
19 12 (0.95%) Data Mining
20 8 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 396 (31.38%) Git (software)
2 335 (26.55%) Jenkins
3 135 (10.70%) Cucumber
4 121 (9.59%) Maven
5 113 (8.95%) JIRA
6 98 (7.77%) Subversion
7 71 (5.63%) Artifactory
8 63 (4.99%) TeamCity
9 62 (4.91%) Selenium
10 61 (4.83%) GitLab
11 49 (3.88%) Capybara
12 44 (3.49%) JUnit
13 43 (3.41%) RSpec
14 40 (3.17%) Hudson
14 40 (3.17%) JMeter
15 35 (2.77%) Vagrant
16 34 (2.69%) Gradle
17 33 (2.61%) Sonatype Nexus
18 29 (2.30%) Jasmine
18 29 (2.30%) Mockito
General
1 162 (12.84%) Finance
2 79 (6.26%) Banking
3 36 (2.85%) Marketing
4 28 (2.22%) Retail
5 21 (1.66%) Publishing
5 21 (1.66%) Telecoms
6 17 (1.35%) Games
7 11 (0.87%) Electronics
7 11 (0.87%) Investment Banking
7 11 (0.87%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.55%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.55%) Legal
9 3 (0.24%) Advertising
9 3 (0.24%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.16%) Billing
10 2 (0.16%) Law
10 2 (0.16%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.079%) Automotive
11 1 (0.079%) Back Office
11 1 (0.079%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 475 (37.64%) Developer
2 345 (27.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 109 (8.64%) Ruby Developer
4 101 (8.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 96 (7.61%) Java Developer
6 87 (6.89%) Linux Engineer
7 78 (6.18%) AWS Engineer
8 74 (5.86%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 68 (5.39%) Architect
10 65 (5.15%) Agile Developer
10 65 (5.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 62 (4.91%) JavaScript Developer
12 55 (4.36%) Senior Developer
12 55 (4.36%) Tester
13 54 (4.28%) Cloud Engineer
14 48 (3.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 48 (3.80%) Operations Engineer
15 45 (3.57%) Consultant
16 42 (3.33%) Automation Tester
17 41 (3.25%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (21.55%) HTML
2 269 (21.32%) CSS
3 226 (17.91%) Ruby on Rails
4 219 (17.35%) Web Services
5 110 (8.72%) HTML5
6 109 (8.64%) AngularJS
7 98 (7.77%) .NET
7 98 (7.77%) REST
8 91 (7.21%) CSS3
9 86 (6.81%) Sensu
10 70 (5.55%) RESTful
11 68 (5.39%) jQuery
12 67 (5.31%) LAMP
13 63 (4.99%) Spring
14 59 (4.68%) Sass
15 56 (4.44%) RabbitMQ
15 56 (4.44%) React
16 53 (4.20%) XML
17 40 (3.17%) JSON
18 37 (2.93%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 43 (3.41%) User Experience
2 31 (2.46%) Public Cloud
3 28 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 27 (2.14%) Mobile App
5 20 (1.58%) Fintech
6 19 (1.51%) Computer Science
7 18 (1.43%) Performance Metrics
8 17 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (1.35%) Visualisation
9 15 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (1.11%) Hedge funds
11 12 (0.95%) Algorithms
11 12 (0.95%) IPTV
11 12 (0.95%) STB
12 9 (0.71%) Clustering
13 7 (0.55%) Cyberthreat
13 7 (0.55%) Over-the-Top Content
14 6 (0.48%) Blog
14 6 (0.48%) New Media
14 6 (0.48%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 631 (50.00%) Linux
2 228 (18.07%) Unix
3 118 (9.35%) Windows
4 108 (8.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 80 (6.34%) CentOS
6 74 (5.86%) Ubuntu
7 65 (5.15%) CoreOS
8 32 (2.54%) Mac OS
9 29 (2.30%) Mac OS X
10 28 (2.22%) Android
11 26 (2.06%) Windows Server
12 16 (1.27%) Apple iOS
13 15 (1.19%) Solaris
13 15 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (1.11%) Debian
15 8 (0.63%) VMS
16 7 (0.55%) AIX
16 7 (0.55%) VyOS
17 6 (0.48%) Fedora
17 6 (0.48%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 663 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
2 577 (45.72%) DevOps
3 353 (27.97%) Configuration Management
4 351 (27.81%) Continuous Integration
5 330 (26.15%) TDD
6 226 (17.91%) BDD
7 221 (17.51%) Scrum
8 172 (13.63%) Open Source
9 148 (11.73%) Continuous Delivery
10 114 (9.03%) Software Engineering
11 110 (8.72%) OO
12 93 (7.37%) E-Commerce
13 85 (6.74%) Front End Development
14 79 (6.26%) Pair Programming
15 74 (5.86%) Security Hardening
16 71 (5.63%) Web Operations
17 66 (5.23%) Build Automation
17 66 (5.23%) Test Automation
18 64 (5.07%) Kanban
19 60 (4.75%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 624 (49.45%) Python
2 521 (41.28%) Java
3 385 (30.51%) JavaScript
4 261 (20.68%) Perl
5 239 (18.94%) Bash Shell
6 201 (15.93%) SQL
7 178 (14.10%) Go
7 178 (14.10%) PHP
8 153 (12.12%) Scala
9 113 (8.95%) PowerShell
10 80 (6.34%) C++
11 76 (6.02%) C#
12 51 (4.04%) Shell Script
13 37 (2.93%) Groovy
14 32 (2.54%) Clojure
15 27 (2.14%) C
16 23 (1.82%) PL/SQL
17 21 (1.66%) Korn
18 18 (1.43%) Bourne shell
19 13 (1.03%) R
Qualifications
1 150 (11.89%) Security Cleared
2 124 (9.83%) SC Cleared
3 34 (2.69%) Degree
4 23 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 20 (1.58%) AWS Certification
5 20 (1.58%) DV Cleared
6 19 (1.51%) BC Cleared
7 5 (0.40%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.24%) PhD
9 2 (0.16%) CBAP
9 2 (0.16%) GIAC
9 2 (0.16%) ISEB
9 2 (0.16%) OSCP
9 2 (0.16%) RHCE
10 1 (0.079%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.079%) GCED
10 1 (0.079%) GPEN
10 1 (0.079%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.079%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.079%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.83%) QA
2 21 (1.66%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (0.95%) SDET
4 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.16%) ISO20022
4 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.16%) SLA
5 1 (0.079%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.079%) MiFID
5 1 (0.079%) WAI
System Software
1 271 (21.47%) Docker
2 95 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (5.31%) etcd
3 67 (5.31%) flannel
4 62 (4.91%) GlusterFS
5 58 (4.60%) Ceph
6 35 (2.77%) vSphere
7 24 (1.90%) Active Directory
8 22 (1.74%) Xen
9 17 (1.35%) KVM
10 14 (1.11%) vCloud
11 12 (0.95%) VMware ESX
12 9 (0.71%) NFS
13 7 (0.55%) Hyper-V
13 7 (0.55%) VirtualBox
14 6 (0.48%) VMware Server
15 5 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
16 4 (0.32%) GFS2
16 4 (0.32%) OCFS2
17 3 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 460 (36.45%) Puppet
2 290 (22.98%) Opscode Chef
3 278 (22.03%) Ansible
4 109 (8.64%) Kubernetes
5 98 (7.77%) logstash
6 88 (6.97%) Nagios
7 81 (6.42%) HAProxy
8 76 (6.02%) Graphite
9 65 (5.15%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 64 (5.07%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 51 (4.04%) Salt
12 49 (3.88%) Kibana
13 42 (3.33%) ZABBIX
14 28 (2.22%) Terraform
15 24 (1.90%) Grafana
15 24 (1.90%) SCCM
16 22 (1.74%) Uchiwa
17 20 (1.58%) Packer
18 15 (1.19%) SELinux
19 12 (0.95%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 136 (10.78%) VMware
2 91 (7.21%) Red Hat
3 72 (5.71%) Oracle
4 54 (4.28%) Splunk
5 37 (2.93%) Microsoft
6 34 (2.69%) Google
7 29 (2.30%) Rackspace
8 27 (2.14%) Atlassian
9 16 (1.27%) CenturyLink
10 15 (1.19%) Cisco
10 15 (1.19%) Sitecore
11 14 (1.11%) Informatica
11 14 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (1.11%) SAP
11 14 (1.11%) SOASTA, Inc
11 14 (1.11%) Tableau
12 13 (1.03%) HP
13 12 (0.95%) Teradata
14 10 (0.79%) Dell
14 10 (0.79%) EMC
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £280 to £310 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £550 per day (Dependent on XP)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day +
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Intelletec
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
DCV Technologies
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £470 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago