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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
England / London
Rank 85 76 67
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing Ruby 549 622 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.87% 2.96% 3.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.33% 6.88% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 503 511
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

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
8678 9038 9006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.40% 43.05% 42.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6460 6690 6756
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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 £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 69 40
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.35 £17.02 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -5 59 £500 +11.11% 45
Harrow +4 7 £515 +4.56%
Hammersmith +4 6 £525 +16.66%
Canary Wharf +2 6 £481 -8.33%
Westminster - 6 £613 -
Docklands, London - 2 £525 -
Feltham - 1 £413 -
Uxbridge - 1 £320 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 704 (54.87%) Agile Software Development
2 633 (49.34%) Linux
3 615 (47.93%) DevOps
4 595 (46.38%) Python
5 490 (38.19%) Amazon AWS
6 445 (34.68%) Puppet
7 426 (33.20%) Java
8 398 (31.02%) Jenkins
9 376 (29.31%) Continuous Integration
10 358 (27.90%) Ansible
11 335 (26.11%) Docker
12 333 (25.95%) Git (software)
13 318 (24.79%) JavaScript
14 287 (22.37%) Configuration Management
15 280 (21.82%) PostgreSQL
16 273 (21.28%) Ruby on Rails
17 271 (21.12%) Bash Shell
17 271 (21.12%) Opscode Chef
18 269 (20.97%) Scrum
19 259 (20.19%) TDD
20 230 (17.93%) HTML
21 214 (16.68%) Open Source
22 195 (15.20%) CSS
23 193 (15.04%) Perl
24 187 (14.58%) BDD
25 177 (13.80%) Terraform
26 176 (13.72%) MySQL
27 175 (13.64%) CentOS
28 174 (13.56%) JIRA
29 168 (13.09%) 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
1 151 (11.77%) Elasticsearch
2 134 (10.44%) Apache
3 129 (10.05%) Confluence
4 77 (6.00%) OpenStack
5 72 (5.61%) nginx
6 67 (5.22%) Tomcat
7 25 (1.95%) Cloud Foundry
7 25 (1.95%) WebSphere
8 24 (1.87%) IIS
9 19 (1.48%) Apache Solr
10 15 (1.17%) CMS
11 13 (1.01%) JBoss
12 12 (0.94%) Apache Spark
13 11 (0.86%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.70%) Apache Pig
15 8 (0.62%) Drupal
16 6 (0.47%) Alfresco
17 5 (0.39%) WordPress
18 4 (0.31%) IBM HTTP Server
19 3 (0.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 53 (4.13%) HipChat
2 11 (0.86%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.16%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.078%) InVision
Business Applications
1 10 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.31%) Magento
3 3 (0.23%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.078%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.078%) Maximo
5 1 (0.078%) Radian6
5 1 (0.078%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 490 (38.19%) Amazon AWS
2 110 (8.57%) GitHub
3 87 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 81 (6.31%) Amazon EC2
5 53 (4.13%) AWS CloudFormation
6 50 (3.90%) Amazon S3
7 47 (3.66%) Heroku
8 43 (3.35%) Cloud Computing
9 42 (3.27%) IaaS
10 35 (2.73%) PaaS
11 26 (2.03%) Amazon SQS
12 24 (1.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 19 (1.48%) Route 53
14 15 (1.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 13 (1.01%) Datadog
15 13 (1.01%) SaaS
16 11 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
17 10 (0.78%) CloudFront
18 9 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
18 9 (0.70%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 107 (8.34%) DNS
2 92 (7.17%) HTTP
3 87 (6.78%) TCP/IP
4 62 (4.83%) SSH
5 57 (4.44%) SSL
6 56 (4.36%) OpenVPN
7 54 (4.21%) OpenLDAP
8 52 (4.05%) VPN
9 42 (3.27%) Internet
10 35 (2.73%) Firewall
11 24 (1.87%) LDAP
12 17 (1.33%) ICMP
13 14 (1.09%) SAN
14 9 (0.70%) Network Security
15 7 (0.55%) Kerberos
15 7 (0.55%) SNMP
15 7 (0.55%) Wireshark
16 5 (0.39%) DHCP
16 5 (0.39%) SMTP
16 5 (0.39%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 280 (21.82%) PostgreSQL
2 176 (13.72%) MySQL
3 145 (11.30%) MongoDB
4 115 (8.96%) NoSQL
5 81 (6.31%) Hadoop
6 70 (5.46%) Redis
7 50 (3.90%) Big Data
7 50 (3.90%) SQL Server
8 47 (3.66%) Relational Database
9 46 (3.59%) Apache Cassandra
10 41 (3.20%) Amazon RDS
11 29 (2.26%) RDBMS
12 14 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 13 (1.01%) MariaDB
14 12 (0.94%) Oracle Database
15 9 (0.70%) Apache Hive
15 9 (0.70%) CouchDB
16 8 (0.62%) DB2
17 6 (0.47%) HBase
17 6 (0.47%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 398 (31.02%) Jenkins
2 333 (25.95%) Git (software)
3 174 (13.56%) JIRA
4 126 (9.82%) Cucumber
5 107 (8.34%) Maven
6 101 (7.87%) Subversion
7 98 (7.64%) Vagrant
8 88 (6.86%) JUnit
9 86 (6.70%) Sonatype Nexus
10 78 (6.08%) Bitbucket
11 77 (6.00%) Selenium
12 74 (5.77%) SonarQube
13 69 (5.38%) Ant
14 56 (4.36%) JIRA Agile
15 54 (4.21%) RSpec
16 53 (4.13%) Liquibase
17 43 (3.35%) TeamCity
18 35 (2.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 32 (2.49%) Mercurial
19 32 (2.49%) WebDriver
General
1 123 (9.59%) Finance
2 53 (4.13%) Banking
3 39 (3.04%) Games
4 37 (2.88%) Retail
5 31 (2.42%) Marketing
6 21 (1.64%) Publishing
7 16 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 16 (1.25%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.17%) Back Office
9 11 (0.86%) Electronics
10 10 (0.78%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.70%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.31%) Front Office
13 2 (0.16%) Advertising
14 1 (0.078%) Billing
14 1 (0.078%) Legal
14 1 (0.078%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.078%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.078%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 457 (35.62%) Developer
2 395 (30.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 140 (10.91%) Ruby Developer
4 118 (9.20%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 115 (8.96%) AWS DevOps
6 114 (8.89%) AWS Engineer
7 111 (8.65%) Linux Engineer
8 94 (7.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 85 (6.63%) Senior DevOps
10 76 (5.92%) Java Developer
10 76 (5.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 64 (4.99%) Architect
12 62 (4.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 52 (4.05%) Consultant
14 44 (3.43%) DevOps Consultant
15 43 (3.35%) Agile Developer
16 42 (3.27%) JavaScript Developer
17 41 (3.20%) Senior Developer
18 38 (2.96%) Ruby Engineer
19 36 (2.81%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (21.28%) Ruby on Rails
2 230 (17.93%) HTML
3 195 (15.20%) CSS
4 164 (12.78%) Web Services
5 132 (10.29%) HTML5
6 118 (9.20%) REST
7 109 (8.50%) ELK Stack
8 99 (7.72%) AngularJS
9 95 (7.40%) Node.js
10 81 (6.31%) CSS3
11 78 (6.08%) JSON
12 73 (5.69%) jQuery
13 72 (5.61%) .NET
14 61 (4.75%) MCollective
15 57 (4.44%) React
16 56 (4.36%) Software Packaging
17 54 (4.21%) Ajax
18 53 (4.13%) LAMP
18 53 (4.13%) Sass
19 49 (3.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 70 (5.46%) Public Cloud
2 55 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (3.43%) User Experience
4 28 (2.18%) Data Centre
5 26 (2.03%) Computer Science
6 25 (1.95%) Clustering
6 25 (1.95%) Mobile App
7 17 (1.33%) Replication
8 15 (1.17%) Fintech
9 13 (1.01%) Digital Media
9 13 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (0.86%) Online Games
11 10 (0.78%) Private Cloud
11 10 (0.78%) Wiki
12 9 (0.70%) Hedge funds
12 9 (0.70%) Virtual Team
12 9 (0.70%) Visualisation
13 8 (0.62%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.62%) Semantic Web
14 7 (0.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 633 (49.34%) Linux
2 175 (13.64%) CentOS
3 152 (11.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 143 (11.15%) Unix
5 99 (7.72%) Windows
6 55 (4.29%) Ubuntu
7 33 (2.57%) Apple iOS
8 29 (2.26%) Android
9 25 (1.95%) SUSE
10 14 (1.09%) CoreOS
11 11 (0.86%) Mac OS
11 11 (0.86%) RancherOS
12 10 (0.78%) AIX
12 10 (0.78%) Solaris
13 9 (0.70%) Windows Server
14 8 (0.62%) Fedora
15 7 (0.55%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 5 (0.39%) Debian
18 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 704 (54.87%) Agile Software Development
2 615 (47.93%) DevOps
3 376 (29.31%) Continuous Integration
4 287 (22.37%) Configuration Management
5 269 (20.97%) Scrum
6 259 (20.19%) TDD
7 214 (16.68%) Open Source
8 187 (14.58%) BDD
9 168 (13.09%) Continuous Delivery
10 122 (9.51%) Kanban
11 101 (7.87%) E-Commerce
12 91 (7.09%) Automated Testing
12 91 (7.09%) Software Engineering
13 80 (6.24%) Web Development
14 78 (6.08%) High Availability
15 68 (5.30%) Load Balancing
15 68 (5.30%) Mentoring
16 66 (5.14%) Microservices
17 65 (5.07%) Coaching
18 64 (4.99%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 595 (46.38%) Python
2 426 (33.20%) Java
3 318 (24.79%) JavaScript
4 271 (21.12%) Bash Shell
5 193 (15.04%) Perl
6 139 (10.83%) Go
7 127 (9.90%) PHP
8 121 (9.43%) Scala
9 107 (8.34%) SQL
10 95 (7.40%) Shell Script
11 69 (5.38%) C#
12 52 (4.05%) PowerShell
13 30 (2.34%) C
14 29 (2.26%) C++
15 22 (1.71%) Clojure
16 15 (1.17%) CoffeeScript
17 12 (0.94%) Objective-C
18 9 (0.70%) Apple Swift
19 8 (0.62%) Groovy
19 8 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 166 (12.94%) Security Cleared
2 127 (9.90%) SC Cleared
3 38 (2.96%) Degree
4 30 (2.34%) CTC Cleared
5 27 (2.10%) BPSS Clearance
6 17 (1.33%) CHECK Team Member
7 13 (1.01%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.62%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.31%) CISSP
10 3 (0.23%) CEH
10 3 (0.23%) CISMP
10 3 (0.23%) GIAC
11 2 (0.16%) ISEB
12 1 (0.078%) CBAP
12 1 (0.078%) CCNA
12 1 (0.078%) CCNP
12 1 (0.078%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.078%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.078%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (5.22%) QA
2 15 (1.17%) SDET
3 14 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.16%) GCP
6 2 (0.16%) WCAG
7 1 (0.078%) FATCA
System Software
1 335 (26.11%) Docker
2 63 (4.91%) vCloud
3 59 (4.60%) Squid
4 53 (4.13%) Postfix
5 42 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 40 (3.12%) Virtual Machines
7 23 (1.79%) Active Directory
8 22 (1.71%) GlusterFS
9 17 (1.33%) etcd
9 17 (1.33%) flannel
10 13 (1.01%) GFS2
10 13 (1.01%) NFS
10 13 (1.01%) OCFS2
10 13 (1.01%) VirtualBox
11 9 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.47%) HDFS
12 6 (0.47%) vSphere
13 5 (0.39%) Apache Flume
13 5 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 445 (34.68%) Puppet
2 358 (27.90%) Ansible
3 271 (21.12%) Opscode Chef
4 177 (13.80%) Terraform
5 145 (11.30%) Kubernetes
6 113 (8.81%) logstash
7 94 (7.33%) Kibana
8 78 (6.08%) ZABBIX
9 68 (5.30%) Rancher
10 63 (4.91%) Salt
11 62 (4.83%) Nagios
12 27 (2.10%) Consul
12 27 (2.10%) Mesos
13 25 (1.95%) Grafana
14 20 (1.56%) Zenoss
15 19 (1.48%) SELinux
16 16 (1.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 16 (1.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
17 15 (1.17%) CFEngine
17 15 (1.17%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 135 (10.52%) VMware
2 112 (8.73%) Oracle
3 100 (7.79%) Atlassian
4 78 (6.08%) Red Hat
5 56 (4.36%) Sonatype
6 41 (3.20%) Splunk
7 26 (2.03%) Rackspace
8 25 (1.95%) Microsoft
9 20 (1.56%) Google
10 18 (1.40%) SAP
11 15 (1.17%) EMC
11 15 (1.17%) New Relic
11 15 (1.17%) Zend
12 12 (0.94%) IBM
13 11 (0.86%) Apigee
13 11 (0.86%) Sybase
14 10 (0.78%) Remedy
15 9 (0.70%) Cisco
16 8 (0.62%) AppDynamics
16 8 (0.62%) F5
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Monarch Recruitment Ltd.
Posted: Yesterday
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £50,000 - £65,000
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Circa £500-600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Adteq
Rate: From £300 to £390 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ninesharp
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £660 to £675 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £450 to £480 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer People
Posted: 2 days ago