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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 75 92 84
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing Ruby 779 550 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.41% 2.35% 2.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.60% 5.42% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 471 442
Median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £389
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -88.73%
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
10251 10150 10069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.88% 43.30% 41.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7653 7586 7269
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 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 70 61
Median hourly rate £30.94 £29.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -4.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.62 £15.82 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.10 £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +27 124 £500 +11.11% 51
Croydon -3 24 £375 -16.66% 2
Westminster - 15 £550 -
Harrow - 3 £500 -
Bromley - 2 £600 - 2
Hammersmith +2 1 - -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 (53.77%) Agile Software Development
2 791 (50.58%) Linux
3 743 (47.51%) DevOps
4 727 (46.48%) Python
5 598 (38.24%) Amazon AWS
6 561 (35.87%) Puppet
7 488 (31.20%) Java
8 486 (31.07%) Jenkins
9 459 (29.35%) Continuous Integration
10 427 (27.30%) Git (software)
11 416 (26.60%) Ansible
12 390 (24.94%) Docker
12 390 (24.94%) JavaScript
13 358 (22.89%) Configuration Management
14 342 (21.87%) TDD
15 340 (21.74%) Scrum
15 340 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
16 322 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
17 309 (19.76%) Ruby on Rails
18 305 (19.50%) HTML
19 294 (18.80%) Bash Shell
20 284 (18.16%) Perl
21 276 (17.65%) CSS
22 275 (17.58%) Open Source
23 258 (16.50%) Continuous Delivery
24 246 (15.73%) MySQL
25 222 (14.19%) BDD
26 207 (13.24%) Kubernetes
27 204 (13.04%) NoSQL
28 198 (12.66%) MongoDB

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
1 178 (11.38%) Elasticsearch
2 174 (11.13%) Apache
3 155 (9.91%) Confluence
4 94 (6.01%) OpenStack
5 89 (5.69%) Tomcat
6 80 (5.12%) nginx
7 44 (2.81%) Cloud Foundry
8 32 (2.05%) IIS
9 31 (1.98%) WebSphere
10 29 (1.85%) JBoss
11 21 (1.34%) Apache Spark
12 17 (1.09%) WebLogic
13 16 (1.02%) Apache Solr
14 15 (0.96%) CMS
15 14 (0.90%) WordPress
16 11 (0.70%) Mule ESB
17 10 (0.64%) Drupal
18 8 (0.51%) MS Exchange
19 7 (0.45%) Apache Pig
19 7 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 76 (4.86%) HipChat
2 16 (1.02%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.32%) SPSS
3 5 (0.32%) Stata
4 3 (0.19%) InVision
4 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.13%) FrameMaker
5 2 (0.13%) MS Office
6 1 (0.064%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.064%) InDesign
6 1 (0.064%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.064%) Pixelapse
Business Applications
1 6 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.32%) Magento
3 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.13%) Radian6
3 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.064%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.064%) Maximo
4 1 (0.064%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.064%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (0.064%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 598 (38.24%) Amazon AWS
2 148 (9.46%) GitHub
3 111 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 87 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
5 68 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 41 (2.62%) Amazon S3
6 41 (2.62%) PaaS
7 37 (2.37%) Heroku
8 36 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
9 31 (1.98%) SaaS
10 27 (1.73%) IaaS
11 21 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
12 17 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
13 15 (0.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 15 (0.96%) CloudFront
14 14 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 12 (0.77%) Google Play
15 12 (0.77%) Route 53
16 11 (0.70%) Google Apps
17 10 (0.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 134 (8.57%) DNS
2 113 (7.23%) HTTP
3 104 (6.65%) TCP/IP
4 88 (5.63%) SSH
5 86 (5.50%) OpenVPN
6 79 (5.05%) OpenLDAP
7 58 (3.71%) VPN
8 56 (3.58%) SSL
9 39 (2.49%) Internet
10 33 (2.11%) Firewall
11 24 (1.53%) ICMP
12 15 (0.96%) SAN
12 15 (0.96%) SNMP
13 13 (0.83%) LDAP
13 13 (0.83%) VoIP
14 12 (0.77%) Network Security
14 12 (0.77%) Reverse Proxy
15 10 (0.64%) DMZ
16 9 (0.58%) VLAN
17 6 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
2 246 (15.73%) MySQL
3 204 (13.04%) NoSQL
4 198 (12.66%) MongoDB
5 122 (7.80%) Hadoop
6 96 (6.14%) Apache Cassandra
7 77 (4.92%) Redis
8 69 (4.41%) Relational Database
9 54 (3.45%) SQL Server
10 52 (3.32%) RDBMS
11 45 (2.88%) Big Data
12 35 (2.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 27 (1.73%) Amazon RDS
14 21 (1.34%) HBase
15 15 (0.96%) DB2
15 15 (0.96%) Neo4j
16 14 (0.90%) CouchDB
16 14 (0.90%) SimpleDB
17 9 (0.58%) Apache Hive
17 9 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 486 (31.07%) Jenkins
2 427 (27.30%) Git (software)
3 195 (12.47%) JIRA
4 143 (9.14%) Maven
5 131 (8.38%) JUnit
6 128 (8.18%) Cucumber
7 127 (8.12%) Sonatype Nexus
8 119 (7.61%) Subversion
9 116 (7.42%) Ant
10 114 (7.29%) SonarQube
11 97 (6.20%) Bitbucket
12 82 (5.24%) Selenium
13 79 (5.05%) Vagrant
14 77 (4.92%) JIRA Agile
15 76 (4.86%) Liquibase
16 70 (4.48%) TeamCity
17 62 (3.96%) RSpec
18 52 (3.32%) Artifactory
19 40 (2.56%) GitLab
20 38 (2.43%) Travis CI
General
1 166 (10.61%) Finance
2 64 (4.09%) Banking
3 53 (3.39%) Retail
4 23 (1.47%) Telecoms
5 22 (1.41%) Marketing
6 20 (1.28%) Financial Institution
7 17 (1.09%) Publishing
8 14 (0.90%) Games
9 13 (0.83%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.58%) Electronics
11 7 (0.45%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.38%) Advertising
13 3 (0.19%) Law
14 2 (0.13%) Front Office
15 1 (0.064%) Back Office
15 1 (0.064%) Billing
15 1 (0.064%) Legal
15 1 (0.064%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.064%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 527 (33.70%) Developer
2 490 (31.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 168 (10.74%) Ruby Developer
4 130 (8.31%) Linux Engineer
5 120 (7.67%) AWS DevOps
6 116 (7.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 115 (7.35%) AWS Engineer
8 108 (6.91%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 104 (6.65%) Senior DevOps
10 89 (5.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 81 (5.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 76 (4.86%) Java Developer
13 69 (4.41%) Architect
14 61 (3.90%) Consultant
15 60 (3.84%) Senior Developer
16 54 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
17 53 (3.39%) Agile Developer
18 52 (3.32%) DevOps Consultant
18 52 (3.32%) JavaScript Developer
18 52 (3.32%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (19.76%) Ruby on Rails
2 305 (19.50%) HTML
3 276 (17.65%) CSS
4 188 (12.02%) Web Services
5 163 (10.42%) HTML5
6 157 (10.04%) REST
7 133 (8.50%) CSS3
8 127 (8.12%) AngularJS
9 117 (7.48%) Node.js
10 107 (6.84%) ELK Stack
11 103 (6.59%) JSON
12 95 (6.07%) .NET
13 83 (5.31%) MCollective
14 81 (5.18%) Software Packaging
15 72 (4.60%) LAMP
16 70 (4.48%) React
17 66 (4.22%) Ajax
17 66 (4.22%) XML
18 63 (4.03%) Play Framework
19 55 (3.52%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 83 (5.31%) Public Cloud
2 65 (4.16%) User Experience
3 53 (3.39%) Data Centre
4 51 (3.26%) Mobile App
5 35 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (2.24%) Clustering
6 26 (1.66%) Computer Science
7 23 (1.47%) Hedge funds
8 19 (1.21%) Algorithms
9 18 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (1.09%) Management Information System
10 17 (1.09%) Semantic Web
11 15 (0.96%) Blog
12 14 (0.90%) Fintech
12 14 (0.90%) Visualisation
13 11 (0.70%) Virtual Team
14 10 (0.64%) Blackberry
15 9 (0.58%) Digital Media
15 9 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
15 9 (0.58%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 791 (50.58%) Linux
2 182 (11.64%) Unix
3 178 (11.38%) CentOS
4 117 (7.48%) Windows
5 97 (6.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 67 (4.28%) Ubuntu
7 50 (3.20%) CoreOS
8 48 (3.07%) Android
8 48 (3.07%) Apple iOS
9 34 (2.17%) Windows Server
10 24 (1.53%) Solaris
11 15 (0.96%) RancherOS
12 13 (0.83%) Debian
13 12 (0.77%) Fedora
13 12 (0.77%) Mac OS X
13 12 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (0.70%) AIX
15 10 (0.64%) SUSE
16 5 (0.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 4 (0.26%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 841 (53.77%) Agile Software Development
2 743 (47.51%) DevOps
3 459 (29.35%) Continuous Integration
4 358 (22.89%) Configuration Management
5 342 (21.87%) TDD
6 340 (21.74%) Scrum
7 275 (17.58%) Open Source
8 258 (16.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 222 (14.19%) BDD
10 148 (9.46%) Kanban
11 144 (9.21%) E-Commerce
12 108 (6.91%) Automated Testing
13 98 (6.27%) Coaching
13 98 (6.27%) OO
14 97 (6.20%) Mentoring
15 95 (6.07%) Software Engineering
16 88 (5.63%) Service Management
17 85 (5.43%) Web Development
18 82 (5.24%) Identity Management
19 79 (5.05%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 727 (46.48%) Python
2 488 (31.20%) Java
3 390 (24.94%) JavaScript
4 294 (18.80%) Bash Shell
5 284 (18.16%) Perl
6 187 (11.96%) Go
7 171 (10.93%) PHP
8 166 (10.61%) Scala
9 147 (9.40%) SQL
10 124 (7.93%) Shell Script
11 93 (5.95%) C#
12 79 (5.05%) PowerShell
13 51 (3.26%) C++
14 30 (1.92%) Clojure
15 28 (1.79%) C
16 19 (1.21%) Korn
17 18 (1.15%) Groovy
18 13 (0.83%) Bourne shell
19 9 (0.58%) Objective-C
19 9 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 189 (12.08%) Security Cleared
2 151 (9.65%) SC Cleared
3 48 (3.07%) Degree
4 43 (2.75%) CTC Cleared
5 37 (2.37%) BPSS Clearance
6 17 (1.09%) CHECK Team Member
7 8 (0.51%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.45%) CISSP
9 5 (0.32%) AWS Certification
9 5 (0.32%) BC Cleared
9 5 (0.32%) CEH
9 5 (0.32%) GIAC
10 3 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.13%) CBAP
11 2 (0.13%) CCNA
11 2 (0.13%) CCNP
11 2 (0.13%) CISM
11 2 (0.13%) CISMP
11 2 (0.13%) CREST Certified
11 2 (0.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (5.63%) QA
2 29 (1.85%) SDET
3 14 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.32%) GCP
4 5 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.13%) WCAG
7 1 (0.064%) BS25999
7 1 (0.064%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.064%) MiFID
7 1 (0.064%) SLA
7 1 (0.064%) WAI
System Software
1 390 (24.94%) Docker
2 99 (6.33%) vCloud
3 82 (5.24%) Squid
4 77 (4.92%) Postfix
5 65 (4.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 62 (3.96%) etcd
7 59 (3.77%) flannel
8 52 (3.32%) GlusterFS
9 44 (2.81%) Virtual Machines
10 31 (1.98%) Active Directory
11 28 (1.79%) Ceph
12 25 (1.60%) GFS2
12 25 (1.60%) OCFS2
13 19 (1.21%) vSphere
14 17 (1.09%) NFS
15 16 (1.02%) KVM
15 16 (1.02%) Xen
16 13 (0.83%) Hyper-V
17 9 (0.58%) VirtualBox
18 8 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 561 (35.87%) Puppet
2 416 (26.60%) Ansible
3 340 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
4 207 (13.24%) Kubernetes
5 190 (12.15%) Terraform
6 141 (9.02%) logstash
7 125 (7.99%) Kibana
8 104 (6.65%) ZABBIX
9 96 (6.14%) Rancher
10 65 (4.16%) Nagios
11 50 (3.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 50 (3.20%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 48 (3.07%) Salt
13 47 (3.01%) HAProxy
14 30 (1.92%) rkt
15 27 (1.73%) Consul
15 27 (1.73%) Mesos
16 26 (1.66%) CFEngine
17 25 (1.60%) Graphite
17 25 (1.60%) Packer
Vendors
1 175 (11.19%) VMware
2 156 (9.97%) Oracle
3 118 (7.54%) Atlassian
4 89 (5.69%) Sonatype
5 88 (5.63%) Red Hat
6 60 (3.84%) Google
6 60 (3.84%) Splunk
7 39 (2.49%) Rackspace
8 33 (2.11%) Microsoft
9 22 (1.41%) IBM
10 19 (1.21%) EMC
11 17 (1.09%) SaltStack
12 15 (0.96%) Facebook
12 15 (0.96%) Twitter
13 14 (0.90%) Cisco
14 13 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
15 12 (0.77%) SAP
16 11 (0.70%) Black Duck
16 11 (0.70%) Mercator
16 11 (0.70%) Zend
London
Montash
Rate: £540 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Spring Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Revolution Technology
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Spring Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Spring Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £575 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Nakama
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
KEYRESOURCE
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bexleyheath, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Intelletec
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £500 - £530 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £0 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £0 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 5 days ago