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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 56 102 74
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -28
Contract jobs citing Ruby 899 538 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.89% 2.27% 2.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.85% 5.31% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 418 500
Median daily rate £500 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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
10159 10135 9903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.98% 42.68% 41.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7575 7434 6996
Median daily rate £475 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.26%
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 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 75 63
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.78 £31.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.98% -13.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.66 £16.00 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.85 £50.87 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +56 166 £500 +11.11% 46
Croydon +3 23 £375 -16.66%
Westminster - 23 £500 -
Harrow - 8 £495 -
Bromley +5 5 £700 +64.70%
Docklands, London - 3 £525 -
Canary Wharf +3 1 £375 -28.57%
Hammersmith +1 1 - -
Osterley -5 1 £503 +9.23%
Ealing - 1 £350 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 823 (52.19%) Agile Software Development
2 798 (50.60%) Linux
3 761 (48.26%) DevOps
4 720 (45.66%) Python
5 620 (39.32%) Amazon AWS
6 580 (36.78%) Puppet
7 516 (32.72%) Java
8 470 (29.80%) Jenkins
9 460 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
10 434 (27.52%) Git (software)
11 422 (26.76%) Ansible
12 403 (25.55%) Docker
13 391 (24.79%) JavaScript
14 378 (23.97%) Configuration Management
15 370 (23.46%) TDD
16 342 (21.69%) Opscode Chef
17 327 (20.74%) Scrum
18 305 (19.34%) Ruby on Rails
19 300 (19.02%) Perl
20 292 (18.52%) Bash Shell
21 286 (18.14%) HTML
22 272 (17.25%) PostgreSQL
23 270 (17.12%) CSS
24 248 (15.73%) Open Source
25 246 (15.60%) Continuous Delivery
26 242 (15.35%) BDD
27 238 (15.09%) MySQL
28 223 (14.14%) Kubernetes
29 215 (13.63%) NoSQL
30 207 (13.13%) Go

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
1 163 (10.34%) Apache
2 157 (9.96%) Elasticsearch
3 128 (8.12%) Confluence
4 106 (6.72%) nginx
5 102 (6.47%) OpenStack
6 98 (6.21%) Tomcat
7 56 (3.55%) Cloud Foundry
8 39 (2.47%) IIS
9 31 (1.97%) JBoss
9 31 (1.97%) WebSphere
10 24 (1.52%) Apache Spark
11 20 (1.27%) WebLogic
12 13 (0.82%) CMS
13 12 (0.76%) WordPress
14 11 (0.70%) Apache Pig
15 10 (0.63%) Mule ESB
15 10 (0.63%) SAS
16 9 (0.57%) MS Exchange
17 8 (0.51%) Apache Solr
18 6 (0.38%) Jetty
Applications
1 56 (3.55%) HipChat
2 15 (0.95%) MS Excel
3 9 (0.57%) SPSS
3 9 (0.57%) Stata
4 4 (0.25%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.19%) InVision
5 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.13%) MS Office
7 1 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.063%) InDesign
7 1 (0.063%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.063%) Pixelapse
Business Applications
1 8 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.32%) Magento
3 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.13%) Radian6
3 2 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.063%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.063%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.063%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.063%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.063%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (0.063%) Relativity
4 1 (0.063%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 620 (39.32%) Amazon AWS
2 158 (10.02%) GitHub
3 113 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 85 (5.39%) Amazon EC2
5 78 (4.95%) AWS CloudFormation
6 46 (2.92%) PaaS
7 39 (2.47%) Amazon S3
8 37 (2.35%) Heroku
9 31 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
10 27 (1.71%) SaaS
11 20 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
12 17 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
12 17 (1.08%) IaaS
13 15 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 15 (0.95%) CloudFront
14 12 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 12 (0.76%) Google Play
14 12 (0.76%) Route 53
15 11 (0.70%) Google Apps
16 10 (0.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 125 (7.93%) HTTP
2 111 (7.04%) DNS
3 109 (6.91%) TCP/IP
4 67 (4.25%) SSH
5 66 (4.19%) OpenVPN
6 59 (3.74%) OpenLDAP
7 53 (3.36%) SSL
8 52 (3.30%) VPN
9 37 (2.35%) Internet
10 26 (1.65%) Firewall
11 19 (1.20%) ICMP
12 17 (1.08%) SAN
13 14 (0.89%) SNMP
14 13 (0.82%) VoIP
15 11 (0.70%) Network Security
15 11 (0.70%) Reverse Proxy
16 10 (0.63%) DVB
16 10 (0.63%) LDAP
16 10 (0.63%) VLAN
17 9 (0.57%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (17.25%) PostgreSQL
2 238 (15.09%) MySQL
3 215 (13.63%) NoSQL
4 196 (12.43%) MongoDB
5 108 (6.85%) Hadoop
6 97 (6.15%) Apache Cassandra
7 80 (5.07%) Redis
8 70 (4.44%) Relational Database
9 60 (3.80%) SQL Server
10 49 (3.11%) RDBMS
11 41 (2.60%) Big Data
12 34 (2.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 25 (1.59%) Neo4j
14 21 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
14 21 (1.33%) HBase
15 18 (1.14%) CouchDB
16 14 (0.89%) SimpleDB
17 13 (0.82%) Data Mining
18 12 (0.76%) Apache Hive
19 11 (0.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 470 (29.80%) Jenkins
2 434 (27.52%) Git (software)
3 184 (11.67%) JIRA
4 144 (9.13%) Cucumber
5 132 (8.37%) Maven
6 117 (7.42%) Subversion
7 116 (7.36%) JUnit
8 105 (6.66%) Sonatype Nexus
9 100 (6.34%) Ant
10 91 (5.77%) SonarQube
11 86 (5.45%) Selenium
12 81 (5.14%) TeamCity
13 80 (5.07%) Bitbucket
14 77 (4.88%) Artifactory
15 65 (4.12%) GitLab
15 65 (4.12%) Vagrant
16 59 (3.74%) RSpec
17 57 (3.61%) JIRA Agile
18 56 (3.55%) Liquibase
19 47 (2.98%) Capybara
General
1 180 (11.41%) Finance
2 76 (4.82%) Banking
3 47 (2.98%) Retail
4 30 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 24 (1.52%) Marketing
6 20 (1.27%) Games
6 20 (1.27%) Publishing
7 15 (0.95%) Financial Institution
8 14 (0.89%) Investment Banking
9 11 (0.70%) Electronics
10 9 (0.57%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.44%) Advertising
12 5 (0.32%) Legal
13 3 (0.19%) Law
14 2 (0.13%) Back Office
14 2 (0.13%) Front Office
14 2 (0.13%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.063%) Billing
15 1 (0.063%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 519 (32.91%) Developer
2 479 (30.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 163 (10.34%) Ruby Developer
4 124 (7.86%) Linux Engineer
5 123 (7.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 119 (7.55%) AWS DevOps
7 111 (7.04%) AWS Engineer
8 99 (6.28%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 96 (6.09%) Senior DevOps
10 87 (5.52%) Java Developer
11 83 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 75 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 72 (4.57%) Consultant
14 66 (4.19%) Tester
15 63 (3.99%) Architect
16 62 (3.93%) DevOps Consultant
16 62 (3.93%) Senior Developer
17 61 (3.87%) Cloud Engineer
18 53 (3.36%) Agile Developer
18 53 (3.36%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (19.34%) Ruby on Rails
2 286 (18.14%) HTML
3 270 (17.12%) CSS
4 197 (12.49%) Web Services
5 146 (9.26%) HTML5
6 142 (9.00%) REST
7 123 (7.80%) CSS3
8 118 (7.48%) Node.js
9 114 (7.23%) .NET
9 114 (7.23%) AngularJS
10 86 (5.45%) ELK Stack
11 85 (5.39%) JSON
12 72 (4.57%) LAMP
13 66 (4.19%) XML
14 63 (3.99%) MCollective
15 61 (3.87%) Software Packaging
16 59 (3.74%) React
17 58 (3.68%) RabbitMQ
17 58 (3.68%) Sensu
18 52 (3.30%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 76 (4.82%) Public Cloud
2 67 (4.25%) User Experience
3 54 (3.42%) Data Centre
4 46 (2.92%) Mobile App
5 29 (1.84%) Computer Science
6 27 (1.71%) Clustering
7 26 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (1.33%) Algorithms
9 19 (1.20%) Hedge funds
10 18 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.08%) Performance Metrics
12 14 (0.89%) Fintech
12 14 (0.89%) Visualisation
13 13 (0.82%) Blog
13 13 (0.82%) Wiki
14 12 (0.76%) Management Information System
15 11 (0.70%) Blackberry
15 11 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
16 10 (0.63%) Private Cloud
16 10 (0.63%) STB
Operating Systems
1 798 (50.60%) Linux
2 200 (12.68%) Unix
3 158 (10.02%) CentOS
4 127 (8.05%) Windows
5 115 (7.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 78 (4.95%) CoreOS
7 60 (3.80%) Ubuntu
8 53 (3.36%) Android
9 45 (2.85%) Apple iOS
10 37 (2.35%) Windows Server
11 26 (1.65%) Solaris
12 15 (0.95%) Debian
12 15 (0.95%) RancherOS
12 15 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (0.89%) Mac OS X
14 13 (0.82%) Fedora
15 8 (0.51%) SUSE
16 6 (0.38%) AIX
17 5 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 823 (52.19%) Agile Software Development
2 761 (48.26%) DevOps
3 460 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
4 378 (23.97%) Configuration Management
5 370 (23.46%) TDD
6 327 (20.74%) Scrum
7 248 (15.73%) Open Source
8 246 (15.60%) Continuous Delivery
9 242 (15.35%) BDD
10 139 (8.81%) Kanban
11 135 (8.56%) E-Commerce
12 109 (6.91%) OO
13 102 (6.47%) Software Engineering
14 95 (6.02%) Mentoring
15 94 (5.96%) Security Hardening
15 94 (5.96%) Test Automation
16 92 (5.83%) Automated Testing
17 75 (4.76%) Web Development
18 74 (4.69%) Coaching
19 71 (4.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 720 (45.66%) Python
2 516 (32.72%) Java
3 391 (24.79%) JavaScript
4 300 (19.02%) Perl
5 292 (18.52%) Bash Shell
6 207 (13.13%) Go
7 196 (12.43%) SQL
8 180 (11.41%) PHP
9 160 (10.15%) Scala
10 114 (7.23%) Shell Script
11 100 (6.34%) C#
12 88 (5.58%) PowerShell
13 70 (4.44%) C++
14 31 (1.97%) Clojure
15 29 (1.84%) C
16 24 (1.52%) Korn
17 20 (1.27%) PL/SQL
18 18 (1.14%) Bourne shell
19 17 (1.08%) Groovy
20 12 (0.76%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 191 (12.11%) Security Cleared
2 150 (9.51%) SC Cleared
3 51 (3.23%) Degree
4 42 (2.66%) BPSS Clearance
5 31 (1.97%) CTC Cleared
6 19 (1.20%) DV Cleared
7 18 (1.14%) CHECK Team Member
8 14 (0.89%) BC Cleared
9 7 (0.44%) CISSP
10 6 (0.38%) GIAC
11 5 (0.32%) CEH
12 4 (0.25%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.19%) CREST Certified
14 2 (0.13%) CCNA
14 2 (0.13%) CCNP
14 2 (0.13%) CISM
14 2 (0.13%) CISMP
14 2 (0.13%) ISEB
14 2 (0.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (5.90%) QA
2 31 (1.97%) SDET
3 16 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.19%) GCP
7 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.13%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.063%) BS25999
8 1 (0.063%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.063%) MiFID
8 1 (0.063%) SLA
8 1 (0.063%) WAI
8 1 (0.063%) WCAG
System Software
1 403 (25.55%) Docker
2 94 (5.96%) etcd
3 92 (5.83%) flannel
4 75 (4.76%) GlusterFS
5 74 (4.69%) vCloud
6 66 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
7 60 (3.80%) Squid
8 57 (3.61%) Postfix
9 56 (3.55%) Ceph
10 38 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
11 34 (2.16%) Active Directory
12 31 (1.97%) vSphere
13 20 (1.27%) GFS2
13 20 (1.27%) OCFS2
14 19 (1.20%) Xen
15 16 (1.01%) KVM
15 16 (1.01%) NFS
16 12 (0.76%) Hyper-V
17 9 (0.57%) VMware Server
18 8 (0.51%) Snort
Systems Management
1 580 (36.78%) Puppet
2 422 (26.76%) Ansible
3 342 (21.69%) Opscode Chef
4 223 (14.14%) Kubernetes
5 166 (10.53%) Terraform
6 148 (9.38%) logstash
7 109 (6.91%) Kibana
8 83 (5.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 82 (5.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 82 (5.20%) ZABBIX
10 79 (5.01%) HAProxy
11 76 (4.82%) Rancher
12 75 (4.76%) Nagios
13 58 (3.68%) rkt
14 54 (3.42%) Graphite
15 47 (2.98%) Salt
16 27 (1.71%) Consul
16 27 (1.71%) Mesos
16 27 (1.71%) Packer
17 24 (1.52%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 156 (9.89%) VMware
2 137 (8.69%) Oracle
3 105 (6.66%) Red Hat
4 94 (5.96%) Atlassian
5 68 (4.31%) Sonatype
6 66 (4.19%) Splunk
7 61 (3.87%) Google
8 40 (2.54%) Microsoft
9 38 (2.41%) Rackspace
10 19 (1.20%) IBM
11 18 (1.14%) EMC
12 16 (1.01%) SaltStack
13 15 (0.95%) Facebook
13 15 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
14 14 (0.89%) SAP
14 14 (0.89%) Twitter
15 13 (0.82%) CenturyLink
15 13 (0.82%) Cisco
15 13 (0.82%) Informatica
15 13 (0.82%) Teradata
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City, London
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City, London
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London
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