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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 83 68 99
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +31
Contract jobs citing Ruby 560 661 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.40% 2.88% 2.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.67% 6.90% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 496 390
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £513 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +77.50%
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
9871 9585 9984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.31% 41.83% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7239 6955 7071
Average daily rate £450 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 59 122
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.99 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.22% -14.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £16.65 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £49.25 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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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 -15 112 £470 +17.50% 65
Croydon -5 6 £431 -38.39%
Hammersmith -5 4 £330 -11.29%
Osterley +1 1 £460 -6.12%
Canary Wharf -13 1 - -
Clapham - 1 £400 -
Bromley - 1 £425 - 1
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 611 (54.07%) Agile Software Development
2 494 (43.72%) Java
3 449 (39.73%) Python
4 367 (32.48%) JavaScript
5 352 (31.15%) Linux
6 345 (30.53%) DevOps
7 343 (30.35%) Ruby on Rails
8 341 (30.18%) TDD
9 325 (28.76%) Puppet
10 319 (28.23%) Git (software)
11 287 (25.40%) CSS
12 276 (24.42%) HTML
13 267 (23.63%) Continuous Integration
14 260 (23.01%) Scrum
14 260 (23.01%) Amazon AWS
14 260 (23.01%) Opscode Chef
15 235 (20.80%) BDD
16 221 (19.56%) Cucumber
17 213 (18.85%) Jenkins
18 212 (18.76%) MySQL
19 211 (18.67%) Web Services
20 193 (17.08%) Perl
21 187 (16.55%) Configuration Management
22 184 (16.28%) SQL
23 179 (15.84%) MongoDB
24 174 (15.40%) Open Source
25 168 (14.87%) UNIX
26 162 (14.34%) PHP
27 140 (12.39%) Ansible
28 136 (12.04%) Subversion

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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
1 122 (10.80%) Node.js
2 72 (6.37%) Apache
3 67 (5.93%) Tomcat
4 65 (5.75%) OpenStack
5 56 (4.96%) nginx
6 37 (3.27%) JBoss
7 29 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
8 26 (2.30%) IIS
9 24 (2.12%) Cloud Foundry
10 23 (2.04%) Confluence
11 17 (1.50%) CMS
11 17 (1.50%) Drupal
12 16 (1.42%) MQSeries
13 15 (1.33%) Mule ESB
14 14 (1.24%) Jetty
15 13 (1.15%) WebLogic
16 11 (0.97%) WebSphere
17 9 (0.80%) Apache Solr
18 8 (0.71%) Apache Pig
18 8 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (0.80%) MS Excel
1 9 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.18%) Maple
2 2 (0.18%) LaTeX
2 2 (0.18%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.088%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.088%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.088%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.088%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.088%) Magento
2 1 (0.088%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 260 (23.01%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (4.34%) Amazon EC2
4 41 (3.63%) GitHub
5 36 (3.19%) Heroku
6 30 (2.65%) PaaS
7 23 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
8 22 (1.95%) SaaS
9 19 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
10 18 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (0.88%) Google Analytics
12 8 (0.71%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.71%) IaaS
13 7 (0.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 5 (0.44%) Engine Yard
14 5 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
16 2 (0.18%) Rackspace Cloud
16 2 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
16 2 (0.18%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 72 (6.37%) HTTP
2 64 (5.66%) TCP/IP
3 52 (4.60%) Internet
4 42 (3.72%) Firewall
5 35 (3.10%) SSL
6 30 (2.65%) DNS
7 23 (2.04%) VPN
8 17 (1.50%) LDAP
9 13 (1.15%) Reverse Proxy
10 12 (1.06%) DMZ
11 10 (0.88%) VLAN
11 10 (0.88%) LAN
11 10 (0.88%) WAN
12 8 (0.71%) Network Security
12 8 (0.71%) Unified Communications
12 8 (0.71%) Converged Networks
13 6 (0.53%) Kerberos
14 5 (0.44%) SNMP
15 4 (0.35%) OSPF
15 4 (0.35%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (18.76%) MySQL
2 179 (15.84%) MongoDB
3 117 (10.35%) PostgreSQL
4 106 (9.38%) NoSQL
5 67 (5.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 63 (5.58%) Redis
7 55 (4.87%) Relational Database
8 47 (4.16%) SQL Server
9 29 (2.57%) RDBMS
9 29 (2.57%) Hadoop
10 22 (1.95%) Big Data
11 18 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (0.97%) Apache Hive
14 10 (0.88%) Data Mining
15 6 (0.53%) CouchDB
15 6 (0.53%) Oracle Database
16 5 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
17 4 (0.35%) HBase
18 3 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 319 (28.23%) Git (software)
2 221 (19.56%) Cucumber
3 213 (18.85%) Jenkins
4 136 (12.04%) Subversion
5 125 (11.06%) Selenium
6 117 (10.35%) RSpec
7 72 (6.37%) JIRA
8 61 (5.40%) WebDriver
9 50 (4.42%) Maven
10 40 (3.54%) JUnit
11 37 (3.27%) Hudson
12 35 (3.10%) Calabash
13 34 (3.01%) TeamCity
13 34 (3.01%) Mercurial
14 33 (2.92%) Capybara
15 27 (2.39%) Gerrit
16 24 (2.12%) JMeter
17 22 (1.95%) Artifactory
18 21 (1.86%) Jasmine
19 20 (1.77%) Gradle
General
1 97 (8.58%) Finance
2 28 (2.48%) Publishing
2 28 (2.48%) Marketing
3 26 (2.30%) Games
4 23 (2.04%) Banking
5 13 (1.15%) Telecoms
6 11 (0.97%) Retail
7 7 (0.62%) Advertising
8 5 (0.44%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.27%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.27%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.27%) Back Office
10 2 (0.18%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.18%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.18%) Hindi Language
10 2 (0.18%) iGaming
11 1 (0.088%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.088%) Billing
11 1 (0.088%) Electronics
11 1 (0.088%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 446 (39.47%) Developer
2 187 (16.55%) DevOps Engineer
3 126 (11.15%) Ruby Developer
4 98 (8.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 98 (8.67%) Architect
5 83 (7.35%) Senior Developer
6 57 (5.04%) Java Developer
6 57 (5.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 44 (3.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 42 (3.72%) Analyst
9 41 (3.63%) Tester
10 35 (3.10%) Technical Architect
11 34 (3.01%) Consultant
11 34 (3.01%) Software Engineer
12 30 (2.65%) Test Analyst
12 30 (2.65%) Full Stack Developer
13 29 (2.57%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
13 29 (2.57%) Automation Tester
14 28 (2.48%) AWS Developer
15 23 (2.04%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 343 (30.35%) Ruby on Rails
2 287 (25.40%) CSS
3 276 (24.42%) HTML
4 211 (18.67%) Web Services
5 134 (11.86%) HTML5
6 115 (10.18%) .NET
7 101 (8.94%) REST
8 98 (8.67%) AngularJS
9 97 (8.58%) RESTful
10 93 (8.23%) JSON
11 81 (7.17%) jQuery
12 79 (6.99%) CSS3
13 72 (6.37%) Sinatra
14 61 (5.40%) XML
15 51 (4.51%) LAMP
16 50 (4.42%) Spring
17 48 (4.25%) J2EE
18 46 (4.07%) Backbone.js
19 42 (3.72%) Sass
20 39 (3.45%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 47 (4.16%) Mobile App
2 37 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (3.10%) User Experience
4 31 (2.74%) Visualisation
5 24 (2.12%) Clustering
6 23 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
7 21 (1.86%) Computer Science
8 20 (1.77%) Digital Media
9 19 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (1.50%) Data Centre
11 16 (1.42%) Statistics
12 15 (1.33%) Management Information System
13 10 (0.88%) Video on Demand
13 10 (0.88%) IPTV
14 9 (0.80%) Wiki
14 9 (0.80%) Device Driver
14 9 (0.80%) Tandem
15 8 (0.71%) iPhone
15 8 (0.71%) Algorithms
16 7 (0.62%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 352 (31.15%) Linux
2 168 (14.87%) UNIX
3 79 (6.99%) Windows
4 68 (6.02%) CentOS
5 66 (5.84%) Ubuntu
6 57 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 47 (4.16%) Android
8 42 (3.72%) Apple iOS
9 20 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (1.42%) Solaris
10 16 (1.42%) Mac OS X
11 10 (0.88%) SUSE
12 7 (0.62%) AIX
12 7 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (0.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 6 (0.53%) Debian
14 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.27%) Scientific Linux
14 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 611 (54.07%) Agile Software Development
2 345 (30.53%) DevOps
3 341 (30.18%) TDD
4 267 (23.63%) Continuous Integration
5 260 (23.01%) Scrum
6 235 (20.80%) BDD
7 187 (16.55%) Configuration Management
8 174 (15.40%) Open Source
9 103 (9.12%) Kanban
9 103 (9.12%) E-Commerce
10 99 (8.76%) Software Engineering
11 93 (8.23%) Continuous Delivery
12 92 (8.14%) Test Automation
13 90 (7.96%) Web Development
13 90 (7.96%) MVC
14 79 (6.99%) OO
15 77 (6.81%) SOA
16 67 (5.93%) Pair Programming
17 60 (5.31%) Mentoring
18 41 (3.63%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 494 (43.72%) Java
2 449 (39.73%) Python
3 367 (32.48%) JavaScript
4 193 (17.08%) Perl
5 184 (16.28%) SQL
6 162 (14.34%) PHP
7 124 (10.97%) Bash Shell
8 114 (10.09%) Scala
9 96 (8.50%) C#
10 68 (6.02%) Groovy
11 44 (3.89%) Clojure
12 42 (3.72%) Shell Script
13 40 (3.54%) Go
14 34 (3.01%) C++
15 26 (2.30%) C
16 16 (1.42%) R
16 16 (1.42%) PowerShell
17 12 (1.06%) ActionScript 3.0
17 12 (1.06%) ActionScript
18 10 (0.88%) Korn
Qualifications
1 53 (4.69%) Degree
2 40 (3.54%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.06%) ISEB
4 12 (1.06%) ISTQB
5 7 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.44%) CCNA
7 3 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.18%) HP ASE
8 2 (0.18%) HP MASE
8 2 (0.18%) CCIE
8 2 (0.18%) CCNP
8 2 (0.18%) RHCE
8 2 (0.18%) LPIC
9 1 (0.088%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.088%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (10.80%) QA
2 7 (0.62%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.53%) SLA
4 2 (0.18%) MiFID
5 1 (0.088%) Data Quality
System Software
1 86 (7.61%) Docker
2 76 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (3.45%) vCloud
4 26 (2.30%) vSphere
5 21 (1.86%) Varnish
6 11 (0.97%) KVM
7 8 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (0.71%) XenServer
7 8 (0.71%) Active Directory
8 7 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 6 (0.53%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.53%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.44%) Samba
11 4 (0.35%) Firmware
11 4 (0.35%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.35%) Postfix
11 4 (0.35%) iptables
12 3 (0.27%) LXC
12 3 (0.27%) GlusterFS
12 3 (0.27%) GFS2
Systems Management
1 325 (28.76%) Puppet
2 260 (23.01%) Opscode Chef
3 140 (12.39%) Ansible
4 81 (7.17%) Salt
5 61 (5.40%) Vagrant
6 57 (5.04%) Nagios
7 44 (3.89%) ZABBIX
8 29 (2.57%) logstash
9 28 (2.48%) HAProxy
10 27 (2.39%) Kibana
11 24 (2.12%) Rundeck
12 23 (2.04%) Graphite
13 16 (1.42%) Capistrano
14 14 (1.24%) Cobbler
15 11 (0.97%) collectd
15 11 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
15 11 (0.97%) Mesos
16 8 (0.71%) Graylog
17 7 (0.62%) Opsview
17 7 (0.62%) SELinux
Vendors
1 115 (10.18%) VMware
2 84 (7.43%) Red Hat
3 73 (6.46%) Oracle
4 54 (4.78%) New Relic
5 37 (3.27%) Microsoft
6 34 (3.01%) Google
7 25 (2.21%) HP
7 25 (2.21%) Rackspace
8 22 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
9 21 (1.86%) Akamai
10 19 (1.68%) SaltStack
10 19 (1.68%) Perforce
11 18 (1.59%) AppDynamics
12 14 (1.24%) Splunk
13 13 (1.15%) EMC
14 12 (1.06%) Tableau
15 11 (0.97%) Adobe
15 11 (0.97%) IBM
16 9 (0.80%) Citrix
17 8 (0.71%) Sybase
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Posted: 15 hours ago
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Posted: 15 hours ago
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Posted: 16 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £375 - £450 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Stratospherec
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £400 per week + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £380 per day 3 month contract
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal Intelligent Technology Limited
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Talent International
Rate: £290.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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London
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Rate: From £375 to £425 per day
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