The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for Ruby skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Ruby
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 20 23
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 3.08% 3.23% 1.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.35% 7.69% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £420 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £23.25 £71.00
% change year-on-year +179.56% -67.25%  

Ruby is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 63 52 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 48.46% 41.94% 35.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 42 28
Median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £362 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £701 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing Ruby as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Canary Wharf

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ruby in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Canary Wharf

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 9 (90.00%) Python
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (80.00%) Ansible
3 6 (60.00%) DevOps
3 6 (60.00%) Server Building
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) Apache
4 5 (50.00%) Perl
4 5 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 5 (50.00%) Docker
4 5 (50.00%) IaaS
4 5 (50.00%) tcpdump
4 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (40.00%) SDLC
6 3 (30.00%) Low Latency
6 3 (30.00%) Puppet
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (30.00%) Banking
6 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (30.00%) PHP
6 3 (30.00%) Unix
6 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (20.00%) C#

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 5 (50.00%) Apache
1 5 (50.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (50.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) tcpdump
1 5 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Capybara
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (10.00%) WATIR
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Unix Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) WebLogic Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Deployment Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Unix
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) DevOps
1 6 (60.00%) Server Building
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (30.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Python
2 8 (80.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (50.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) PHP
5 2 (20.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) MiFID
1 1 (10.00%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Ansible
2 3 (30.00%) Puppet
3 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (10.00%) Packer
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) EMC
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) NetApp
2 1 (10.00%) VMware