The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 74 69 84
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs citing Ruby 628 646 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.96% 3.05% 2.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.00% 7.16% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 499 447
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.11% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +425.92%
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
8966 9023 8871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.25% 42.59% 40.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6663 6721 6317
Average daily rate £470 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 54 77
Average hourly rate £34.00 £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £17.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.05 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Ruby Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 60 £450 - 38
Croydon -12 6 £425 -5.55% 1
Canary Wharf - 6 £420 -
Harrow - 3 £500 -
Hammersmith - 3 £450 - 1
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby.

1 726 (58.69%) Agile Software Development
2 629 (50.85%) Java
3 567 (45.84%) Python
4 539 (43.57%) Linux
5 483 (39.05%) Git (software)
6 466 (37.67%) DevOps
7 391 (31.61%) Continuous Integration
8 386 (31.20%) Jenkins
9 380 (30.72%) Puppet
10 379 (30.64%) TDD
11 347 (28.05%) JavaScript
12 327 (26.43%) Amazon AWS
13 325 (26.27%) Scrum
14 324 (26.19%) BDD
15 287 (23.20%) Configuration Management
16 261 (21.10%) Web Services
17 252 (20.37%) Opscode Chef
18 240 (19.40%) HTML
19 234 (18.92%) CSS
20 231 (18.67%) Unix
21 213 (17.22%) Cucumber
22 211 (17.06%) Bash Shell
23 200 (16.17%) Docker
24 188 (15.20%) PHP
24 188 (15.20%) Maven
25 186 (15.04%) Node.js
26 180 (14.55%) Ruby on Rails
27 178 (14.39%) Perl
28 173 (13.99%) VMware
29 171 (13.82%) Scala

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 186 (15.04%) Node.js
2 118 (9.54%) Apache
3 86 (6.95%) Tomcat
4 58 (4.69%) OpenStack
5 45 (3.64%) Jetty
6 42 (3.40%) nginx
7 32 (2.59%) Apache Spark
8 23 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
9 22 (1.78%) Confluence
10 20 (1.62%) Drupal
11 14 (1.13%) Apache Solr
12 13 (1.05%) CMS
13 12 (0.97%) WordPress
14 11 (0.89%) JBoss
15 10 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
16 9 (0.73%) WebSphere
17 8 (0.65%) Apache Pig
18 7 (0.57%) IIS
19 6 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
20 5 (0.40%) Magnolia
Applications
1 9 (0.73%) MS Office
2 8 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (0.57%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.24%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.16%) SPSS
6 1 (0.081%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.081%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.081%) Maple
6 1 (0.081%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.081%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.081%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.081%) Stata
Business Applications
1 13 (1.05%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.49%) Magento
3 5 (0.40%) BigMachines
3 5 (0.40%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.081%) HFM
6 1 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.081%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 327 (26.43%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (7.36%) GitHub
3 62 (5.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (3.56%) Amazon EC2
4 44 (3.56%) Heroku
5 33 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 21 (1.70%) Amazon S3
7 17 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (1.05%) PaaS
9 12 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (0.97%) SaaS
10 11 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
10 11 (0.89%) IaaS
11 8 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 4 (0.32%) CloudFront
13 4 (0.32%) Route 53
14 3 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 123 (9.94%) HTTP
2 78 (6.31%) TCP/IP
3 43 (3.48%) Internet
4 33 (2.67%) DNS
5 28 (2.26%) SSL
6 14 (1.13%) Firewall
6 14 (1.13%) LDAP
6 14 (1.13%) Network Security
7 13 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (1.05%) VPN
8 11 (0.89%) Wireshark
9 10 (0.81%) SMTP
10 9 (0.73%) Kerberos
11 7 (0.57%) SNMP
12 6 (0.49%) BGP
12 6 (0.49%) IMAP
12 6 (0.49%) SSH
13 5 (0.40%) DMZ
13 5 (0.40%) IPsec
13 5 (0.40%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (12.29%) NoSQL
2 133 (10.75%) MongoDB
2 133 (10.75%) MySQL
3 121 (9.78%) PostgreSQL
4 81 (6.55%) Apache Cassandra
5 69 (5.58%) Redis
6 58 (4.69%) Relational Database
7 47 (3.80%) SQL Server
8 44 (3.56%) Big Data
9 41 (3.31%) Hadoop
10 28 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (1.37%) Neo4j
12 16 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
12 16 (1.29%) Pentaho
13 14 (1.13%) DB2
13 14 (1.13%) HBase
14 11 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 11 (0.89%) Oracle Database
15 10 (0.81%) Riak
15 10 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 483 (39.05%) Git (software)
2 386 (31.20%) Jenkins
3 213 (17.22%) Cucumber
4 188 (15.20%) Maven
5 126 (10.19%) Subversion
6 100 (8.08%) Selenium
7 97 (7.84%) JIRA
8 82 (6.63%) RSpec
9 77 (6.22%) Capybara
10 58 (4.69%) Gradle
11 57 (4.61%) JUnit
12 55 (4.45%) JMeter
13 46 (3.72%) Mockito
14 40 (3.23%) Vagrant
15 38 (3.07%) WebDriver
16 31 (2.51%) Sonatype Nexus
17 28 (2.26%) TeamCity
18 26 (2.10%) Hudson
19 24 (1.94%) Calabash
20 21 (1.70%) Gerrit
General
1 122 (9.86%) Finance
2 52 (4.20%) Banking
3 33 (2.67%) Marketing
4 15 (1.21%) Games
4 15 (1.21%) Publishing
5 13 (1.05%) Front Office
5 13 (1.05%) Retail
6 12 (0.97%) Telecoms
7 8 (0.65%) Advertising
8 7 (0.57%) Law
9 6 (0.49%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.49%) Legal
10 5 (0.40%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.32%) Electronics
11 4 (0.32%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.24%) Back Office
12 3 (0.24%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.081%) Billing
13 1 (0.081%) International Banking
13 1 (0.081%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 504 (40.74%) Developer
2 285 (23.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 122 (9.86%) Ruby Developer
4 106 (8.57%) Architect
5 105 (8.49%) Java Developer
6 84 (6.79%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 71 (5.74%) Senior Developer
8 66 (5.34%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 65 (5.25%) Operations Engineer
10 64 (5.17%) Agile Developer
11 57 (4.61%) JavaScript Developer
12 55 (4.45%) Analyst
12 55 (4.45%) Linux Engineer
13 53 (4.28%) Tester
14 51 (4.12%) AWS Engineer
15 49 (3.96%) Automation Engineer
15 49 (3.96%) Technical Architect
16 43 (3.48%) Consultant
16 43 (3.48%) Test Analyst
17 42 (3.40%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (21.10%) Web Services
2 240 (19.40%) HTML
3 234 (18.92%) CSS
4 180 (14.55%) Ruby on Rails
5 159 (12.85%) AngularJS
6 121 (9.78%) RESTful
7 118 (9.54%) .NET
8 108 (8.73%) REST
9 82 (6.63%) MCollective
10 76 (6.14%) HTML5
11 69 (5.58%) Spring
12 68 (5.50%) jQuery
13 61 (4.93%) CSS3
14 57 (4.61%) React
15 50 (4.04%) JSON
16 49 (3.96%) RabbitMQ
17 47 (3.80%) LAMP
18 45 (3.64%) Gherkin
19 43 (3.48%) Backbone.js
20 39 (3.15%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 41 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 36 (2.91%) Mobile App
3 36 (2.91%) User Experience
4 28 (2.26%) Fintech
5 27 (2.18%) Public Cloud
6 22 (1.78%) Data Centre
6 22 (1.78%) Data Structures
7 21 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.13%) Visualisation
9 12 (0.97%) Clustering
10 11 (0.89%) Client/Server
11 10 (0.81%) Algorithms
11 10 (0.81%) Hedge funds
11 10 (0.81%) IPTV
12 9 (0.73%) Digital Media
12 9 (0.73%) Over-the-Top Content
12 9 (0.73%) STB
13 7 (0.57%) MPEG
13 7 (0.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 539 (43.57%) Linux
2 231 (18.67%) Unix
3 142 (11.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 114 (9.22%) CentOS
4 114 (9.22%) Ubuntu
5 108 (8.73%) Windows
6 37 (2.99%) Mac OS
7 28 (2.26%) Android
7 28 (2.26%) Apple iOS
8 23 (1.86%) Mac OS X
9 15 (1.21%) AIX
10 11 (0.89%) Debian
11 10 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (0.73%) SUSE
13 8 (0.65%) Windows Server
14 7 (0.57%) CoreOS
15 6 (0.49%) Solaris
16 5 (0.40%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.32%) VyOS
18 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 726 (58.69%) Agile Software Development
2 466 (37.67%) DevOps
3 391 (31.61%) Continuous Integration
4 379 (30.64%) TDD
5 325 (26.27%) Scrum
6 324 (26.19%) BDD
7 287 (23.20%) Configuration Management
8 146 (11.80%) Open Source
9 132 (10.67%) Continuous Delivery
10 124 (10.02%) Build Automation
11 115 (9.30%) Software Engineering
12 113 (9.14%) E-Commerce
12 113 (9.14%) Pair Programming
13 111 (8.97%) OO
14 109 (8.81%) Kanban
15 108 (8.73%) Test Automation
16 74 (5.98%) Front End Development
17 67 (5.42%) Unit Testing
18 62 (5.01%) MVC
19 58 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 629 (50.85%) Java
2 567 (45.84%) Python
3 347 (28.05%) JavaScript
4 211 (17.06%) Bash Shell
5 188 (15.20%) PHP
6 178 (14.39%) Perl
7 171 (13.82%) Scala
8 153 (12.37%) SQL
9 104 (8.41%) C#
10 100 (8.08%) Go
11 82 (6.63%) Groovy
12 69 (5.58%) PowerShell
13 68 (5.50%) C++
14 44 (3.56%) Clojure
15 40 (3.23%) Shell Script
16 26 (2.10%) C
17 22 (1.78%) CoffeeScript
17 22 (1.78%) R
18 15 (1.21%) Objective-C
19 9 (0.73%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 124 (10.02%) Security Cleared
2 100 (8.08%) SC Cleared
3 32 (2.59%) Degree
4 25 (2.02%) AWS Certification
5 19 (1.54%) ISTQB
6 11 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.57%) ISEB
8 2 (0.16%) CCNA
8 2 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.16%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.16%) GCED
8 2 (0.16%) GCFA
8 2 (0.16%) GIAC
8 2 (0.16%) PhD
9 1 (0.081%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.081%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.081%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.081%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (5.50%) QA
2 23 (1.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (1.37%) SDET
4 16 (1.29%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.24%) SLA
6 2 (0.16%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.081%) WAI
System Software
1 200 (16.17%) Docker
2 139 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (1.94%) vSphere
4 17 (1.37%) VMware ESX
5 15 (1.21%) vCloud
6 10 (0.81%) Active Directory
7 9 (0.73%) GlusterFS
7 9 (0.73%) Varnish
8 8 (0.65%) KVM
8 8 (0.65%) NFS
8 8 (0.65%) Xen
9 6 (0.49%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.40%) GFS2
10 5 (0.40%) OCFS2
11 4 (0.32%) Ceph
12 3 (0.24%) HDFS
12 3 (0.24%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.24%) iptables
12 3 (0.24%) Samba
13 2 (0.16%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 380 (30.72%) Puppet
2 252 (20.37%) Opscode Chef
3 167 (13.50%) Ansible
4 80 (6.47%) ZABBIX
5 53 (4.28%) Nagios
6 43 (3.48%) Salt
7 37 (2.99%) Graphite
8 33 (2.67%) Kubernetes
9 29 (2.34%) logstash
10 21 (1.70%) Capistrano
10 21 (1.70%) Kibana
11 18 (1.46%) Grafana
11 18 (1.46%) Uchiwa
12 17 (1.37%) Mesos
12 17 (1.37%) SELinux
13 16 (1.29%) Icinga
13 16 (1.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 12 (0.97%) FreeIPA
14 12 (0.97%) HAProxy
15 10 (0.81%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 173 (13.99%) VMware
2 67 (5.42%) Oracle
3 54 (4.37%) Red Hat
4 30 (2.43%) SOASTA, Inc
5 29 (2.34%) Microsoft
6 24 (1.94%) Google
7 23 (1.86%) Rackspace
8 20 (1.62%) Tableau
9 17 (1.37%) Atlassian
9 17 (1.37%) Cloudera
9 17 (1.37%) New Relic
10 16 (1.29%) Alteryx
11 14 (1.13%) Splunk
12 13 (1.05%) Cisco
12 13 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
12 13 (1.05%) Twitter
13 12 (0.97%) Facebook
13 12 (0.97%) hybris
13 12 (0.97%) Informatica
13 12 (0.97%) Perforce
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eligo Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £300 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Jagger Talent
Rate: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £450 - 550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Rate: Great day rate on offer. Perm opportunities also.
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £Market
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + REMOTE
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £200 to £400 per day Exp and role dep
Posted: 19 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Rate: Highly Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 days ago