The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 28 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 84 85
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 584 587 561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.00% 2.63% 2.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.50% 6.19% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 445 423
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £361 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £581 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -  
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 London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 8987 9484 8988
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 46.10% 42.52% 41.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6680 7117 6500
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 53 46
Median hourly rate £45.00 £31.00 £25.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.16% +20.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.72 £17.50 £19.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.75 £53.50
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in London

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in London

Ruby
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ruby 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 28 March 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 -2 69 £450 -5.26% 48
Canary Wharf -2 4 £400 -4.76%
Westminster +6 3 £650 +53.84%
Hammersmith +1 3 £518 +8.99% 2
Croydon -1 2 £500 +5.26% 2
Feltham - 2 £425 -
Bromley - 1 £575 -
Docklands, London - 1 £525 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 616 (51.94%) Agile Software Development
2 591 (49.83%) Python
3 571 (48.15%) DevOps
4 550 (46.37%) Linux
5 426 (35.92%) Java
6 416 (35.08%) Amazon AWS
7 404 (34.06%) Puppet
8 323 (27.23%) Ansible
9 322 (27.15%) JavaScript
10 312 (26.31%) Bash Shell
11 307 (25.89%) Jenkins
12 306 (25.80%) Continuous Integration
13 294 (24.79%) Docker
14 292 (24.62%) Git (software)
15 260 (21.92%) TDD
15 260 (21.92%) Ruby on Rails
16 250 (21.08%) Opscode Chef
17 242 (20.40%) Configuration Management
18 206 (17.37%) Perl
19 197 (16.61%) HTML
20 192 (16.19%) BDD
21 178 (15.01%) CSS
22 166 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 164 (13.83%) Scrum
24 158 (13.32%) MySQL
25 148 (12.48%) PostgreSQL
26 143 (12.06%) Open Source
27 131 (11.05%) CentOS
28 129 (10.88%) Web Services
29 128 (10.79%) Go

Ruby
Co-occurring 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 88 (7.42%) Elasticsearch
2 67 (5.65%) Apache
3 66 (5.56%) Confluence
4 58 (4.89%) OpenStack
5 56 (4.72%) Tomcat
6 42 (3.54%) nginx
7 29 (2.45%) Cloud Foundry
8 24 (2.02%) IIS
9 18 (1.52%) CMS
10 14 (1.18%) Apache Pig
11 13 (1.10%) JBoss
11 13 (1.10%) WebSphere
12 10 (0.84%) Apache Solr
13 9 (0.76%) Apache Spark
14 7 (0.59%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 5 (0.42%) EPiServer
16 3 (0.25%) Alfresco
16 3 (0.25%) Apache Qpid
17 2 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (1.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.34%) HipChat
2 4 (0.34%) MS Office
3 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.084%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.084%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.34%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.084%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.084%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 416 (35.08%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (8.35%) GitHub
3 96 (8.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 78 (6.58%) Amazon EC2
5 54 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
6 48 (4.05%) Amazon S3
7 40 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
8 38 (3.20%) PaaS
9 31 (2.61%) IaaS
10 30 (2.53%) Heroku
11 29 (2.45%) Amazon SQS
12 25 (2.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 24 (2.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 19 (1.60%) Route 53
15 17 (1.43%) Datadog
16 16 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
17 14 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
18 13 (1.10%) SaaS
19 12 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
20 9 (0.76%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 80 (6.75%) HTTP
2 61 (5.14%) TCP/IP
3 42 (3.54%) SSL
4 40 (3.37%) DNS
5 37 (3.12%) VPN
6 28 (2.36%) Firewall
7 27 (2.28%) Internet
8 25 (2.11%) LDAP
9 15 (1.26%) SAN
10 12 (1.01%) Network Security
11 10 (0.84%) Wireshark
12 8 (0.67%) Kerberos
13 7 (0.59%) SSH
14 6 (0.51%) AMQP
15 5 (0.42%) OpenVPN
15 5 (0.42%) tcpdump
16 4 (0.34%) DVB
16 4 (0.34%) OpenLDAP
16 4 (0.34%) SNMP
16 4 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (13.32%) MySQL
2 148 (12.48%) PostgreSQL
3 106 (8.94%) MongoDB
4 99 (8.35%) NoSQL
5 72 (6.07%) SQL Server
6 52 (4.38%) Relational Database
7 51 (4.30%) Hadoop
8 50 (4.22%) Big Data
9 49 (4.13%) Redis
10 31 (2.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 30 (2.53%) RDBMS
12 27 (2.28%) Amazon RDS
13 24 (2.02%) MariaDB
14 23 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
15 19 (1.60%) Apache Hive
16 10 (0.84%) HBase
17 9 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
17 9 (0.76%) InterSystems Cache
18 8 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 7 (0.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 307 (25.89%) Jenkins
2 292 (24.62%) Git (software)
3 127 (10.71%) Cucumber
4 113 (9.53%) JIRA
5 91 (7.67%) Subversion
6 85 (7.17%) Selenium
7 68 (5.73%) Maven
7 68 (5.73%) Vagrant
8 66 (5.56%) TeamCity
9 46 (3.88%) RSpec
10 41 (3.46%) JUnit
11 37 (3.12%) WebDriver
12 29 (2.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 29 (2.45%) Sonatype Nexus
13 27 (2.28%) Mercurial
13 27 (2.28%) Octopus Deploy
14 26 (2.19%) Calabash
15 23 (1.94%) Bitbucket
16 21 (1.77%) Capybara
17 20 (1.69%) Appium
General
1 125 (10.54%) Finance
2 62 (5.23%) Banking
3 47 (3.96%) Games
4 30 (2.53%) Marketing
5 27 (2.28%) Telecoms
6 24 (2.02%) Back Office
7 23 (1.94%) Retail
8 14 (1.18%) Publishing
9 12 (1.01%) Electronics
9 12 (1.01%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.84%) Investment Banking
11 9 (0.76%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.76%) Front Office
12 3 (0.25%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.084%) Advertising
13 1 (0.084%) Billing
13 1 (0.084%) Law
13 1 (0.084%) Legal
13 1 (0.084%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.084%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 436 (36.76%) Developer
2 341 (28.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 137 (11.55%) Ruby Developer
4 115 (9.70%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 114 (9.61%) Linux Engineer
6 112 (9.44%) AWS DevOps
7 107 (9.02%) AWS Engineer
8 89 (7.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 79 (6.66%) Java Developer
10 73 (6.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 62 (5.23%) Senior DevOps
12 60 (5.06%) Senior Developer
13 47 (3.96%) Consultant
14 43 (3.63%) Architect
14 43 (3.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 43 (3.63%) Tester
15 42 (3.54%) DBA
16 41 (3.46%) DevOps Consultant
17 38 (3.20%) Agile Developer
17 38 (3.20%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (21.92%) Ruby on Rails
2 197 (16.61%) HTML
3 178 (15.01%) CSS
4 129 (10.88%) Web Services
5 104 (8.77%) HTML5
5 104 (8.77%) Node.js
6 90 (7.59%) AngularJS
7 89 (7.50%) .NET
8 85 (7.17%) REST
9 68 (5.73%) CSS3
9 68 (5.73%) jQuery
10 59 (4.97%) JSON
11 57 (4.81%) Elastic Stack
12 51 (4.30%) RESTful
13 49 (4.13%) React
13 49 (4.13%) Spring
14 48 (4.05%) LAMP
15 46 (3.88%) Sass
16 43 (3.63%) RabbitMQ
17 38 (3.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (5.48%) Public Cloud
2 42 (3.54%) User Experience
3 40 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (2.11%) Data Centre
5 24 (2.02%) Computer Science
6 21 (1.77%) Mobile App
7 19 (1.60%) Blog
7 19 (1.60%) Fintech
8 14 (1.18%) Clustering
8 14 (1.18%) Replication
9 13 (1.10%) Digital Media
10 11 (0.93%) Online Games
11 9 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (0.59%) Algorithms
12 7 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (0.59%) Minimum Viable Product
12 7 (0.59%) YubiKey
13 6 (0.51%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.51%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 550 (46.37%) Linux
2 166 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 131 (11.05%) CentOS
4 125 (10.54%) Unix
5 84 (7.08%) Windows
6 65 (5.48%) Ubuntu
7 32 (2.70%) Android
8 30 (2.53%) Apple iOS
9 27 (2.28%) Mac OS
10 25 (2.11%) SUSE
11 11 (0.93%) CoreOS
12 7 (0.59%) AIX
13 6 (0.51%) Debian
13 6 (0.51%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.42%) Windows Server
15 4 (0.34%) RancherOS
15 4 (0.34%) Solaris
15 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.25%) Amazon Linux
16 3 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 616 (51.94%) Agile Software Development
2 571 (48.15%) DevOps
3 306 (25.80%) Continuous Integration
4 260 (21.92%) TDD
5 242 (20.40%) Configuration Management
6 192 (16.19%) BDD
7 164 (13.83%) Scrum
8 143 (12.06%) Open Source
9 115 (9.70%) Continuous Delivery
10 104 (8.77%) E-Commerce
11 90 (7.59%) Microservices
12 85 (7.17%) Kanban
13 84 (7.08%) Web Development
14 83 (7.00%) Software Engineering
15 79 (6.66%) High Availability
16 70 (5.90%) OO
17 63 (5.31%) Automated Testing
18 60 (5.06%) MVC
19 56 (4.72%) Continuous Deployment
20 50 (4.22%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 591 (49.83%) Python
2 426 (35.92%) Java
3 322 (27.15%) JavaScript
4 312 (26.31%) Bash Shell
5 206 (17.37%) Perl
6 128 (10.79%) Go
7 125 (10.54%) SQL
8 111 (9.36%) Scala
9 94 (7.93%) C#
10 83 (7.00%) PHP
11 63 (5.31%) PowerShell
12 50 (4.22%) Shell Script
13 32 (2.70%) C
14 22 (1.85%) C++
15 15 (1.26%) Clojure
16 12 (1.01%) Objective-C
17 10 (0.84%) CoffeeScript
17 10 (0.84%) Korn
18 8 (0.67%) Apple Swift
19 7 (0.59%) ES6
Qualifications
1 111 (9.36%) Security Cleared
2 79 (6.66%) SC Cleared
3 30 (2.53%) Degree
4 13 (1.10%) AWS Certification
5 9 (0.76%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.34%) CISSP
7 4 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.34%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.25%) CEH
8 3 (0.25%) CISMP
8 3 (0.25%) GIAC
9 1 (0.084%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.084%) CBAP
9 1 (0.084%) ISEB
9 1 (0.084%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.084%) MCSE
9 1 (0.084%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.084%) RHCE
9 1 (0.084%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (6.41%) QA
2 10 (0.84%) SDET
3 8 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.25%) SLA
6 1 (0.084%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.084%) FATCA
6 1 (0.084%) MiFID
6 1 (0.084%) PMO
System Software
1 294 (24.79%) Docker
2 31 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (1.18%) Active Directory
4 14 (1.18%) Shibboleth
5 13 (1.10%) GlusterFS
5 13 (1.10%) HDFS
6 9 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.67%) vCloud
8 7 (0.59%) etcd
8 7 (0.59%) flannel
9 6 (0.51%) Squid
10 5 (0.42%) GFS2
10 5 (0.42%) NFS
10 5 (0.42%) OCFS2
10 5 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.42%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.42%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.34%) iptables
11 4 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 404 (34.06%) Puppet
2 323 (27.23%) Ansible
3 250 (21.08%) Opscode Chef
4 121 (10.20%) Terraform
5 116 (9.78%) Kubernetes
6 75 (6.32%) Nagios
7 61 (5.14%) logstash
8 49 (4.13%) Salt
9 36 (3.04%) Kibana
10 31 (2.61%) ZABBIX
11 27 (2.28%) Graphite
12 26 (2.19%) Mesos
13 22 (1.85%) Zenoss
14 19 (1.60%) Grafana
15 16 (1.35%) HAProxy
16 13 (1.10%) Rancher
17 12 (1.01%) Cobbler
17 12 (1.01%) Packer
18 11 (0.93%) SCCM
18 11 (0.93%) SELinux
Vendors
1 89 (7.50%) VMware
2 75 (6.32%) Red Hat
3 58 (4.89%) Oracle
4 50 (4.22%) Splunk
5 42 (3.54%) Google
6 31 (2.61%) Atlassian
7 30 (2.53%) Microsoft
8 23 (1.94%) Sybase
9 21 (1.77%) SAP
10 19 (1.60%) Rackspace
11 18 (1.52%) Apigee
12 14 (1.18%) EMC
13 11 (0.93%) NetApp
14 10 (0.84%) AppDynamics
14 10 (0.84%) New Relic
15 9 (0.76%) Hortonworks
15 9 (0.76%) Zend
16 7 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
17 6 (0.51%) Perforce
17 6 (0.51%) Remedy
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
FRG Technology Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
London
FRG Technology Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Morgan Mckinley
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450-£600
Posted: 4 days ago
London
AdRoc Group
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450-£600
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400- £500
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City of London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
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City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 per Day
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West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
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City, London
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City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
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London
People Source Consulting
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London
People Source Consulting
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London
OHO Group Ltd.
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City, London
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London
Citrus Global Ltd
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