Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 71 89
Rank change year-on-year -42 +18 -10
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1099 1556 1208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.36% 3.49% 2.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.84% 7.82% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 1192 996
London median daily rate £525 £500 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +9.59% +6.10%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £337
90th Percentile £660 £625 £600
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
London median hourly rate £37.50 - £20.50
10th Percentile £35.50 - £19.75
90th Percentile £39.50 - £21.25
England median hourly rate £35.00 £10.00 £8.00
% change year-on-year +250.00% +25.00% -

Ruby is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 22710 19885 20374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.66% 44.61% 43.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 17204 14874 15199
London median daily rate £500 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £305
90th Percentile £669 £633 £638
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 113 144
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.00% -14.50%
10th Percentile £18.02 £16.70 £13.65
90th Percentile £52.30 £57.38 £52.17
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -50 191 £550 +10.00% 66
West London -13 46 £500 +8.11% 8
South London -49 27 £550 +6.80% 2
East London +2 22 £470 -8.29% 6
North London - 1 £450 - 1
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 725 (65.97%) Python
2 587 (53.41%) Agile Software Development
3 569 (51.77%) DevOps
4 483 (43.95%) Amazon AWS
5 469 (42.68%) Linux
6 452 (41.13%) Java
7 333 (30.30%) Puppet
8 308 (28.03%) Jenkins
9 298 (27.12%) Ansible
10 296 (26.93%) Docker
11 278 (25.30%) Bash Shell
12 264 (24.02%) TDD
13 260 (23.66%) Configuration Management
14 250 (22.75%) Git (software)
15 240 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
16 239 (21.75%) JavaScript
17 213 (19.38%) Opscode Chef
18 206 (18.74%) Test Automation
19 199 (18.11%) Web Services
20 182 (16.56%) Finance
20 182 (16.56%) Kubernetes
21 180 (16.38%) Go
22 175 (15.92%) Unix
23 171 (15.56%) Security Cleared
24 166 (15.10%) Terraform
25 161 (14.65%) BDD
26 147 (13.38%) Ruby on Rails
27 146 (13.28%) Node.js
28 144 (13.10%) Scrum
29 141 (12.83%) Open Source

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 96 (8.74%) nginx
2 60 (5.46%) Elasticsearch
2 60 (5.46%) Tomcat
3 57 (5.19%) Apache
4 43 (3.91%) Confluence
5 33 (3.00%) OpenStack
6 26 (2.37%) JBoss
7 23 (2.09%) IIS
8 20 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
9 13 (1.18%) Apache Spark
10 11 (1.00%) WebSphere
11 10 (0.91%) CMS
12 8 (0.73%) Jetty
13 7 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 3 (0.27%) Apache Pig
14 3 (0.27%) Hyperledger
14 3 (0.27%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.18%) SharePoint
16 1 (0.091%) Apache Solr
16 1 (0.091%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.18%) HipChat
4 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.091%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.091%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.55%) SunGard GMI
2 3 (0.27%) Magento
3 2 (0.18%) R3 Corda
3 2 (0.18%) Relativity
3 2 (0.18%) Shopify
4 1 (0.091%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 483 (43.95%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (9.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 89 (8.10%) GitHub
4 72 (6.55%) AWS CloudFormation
5 70 (6.37%) Amazon EC2
6 48 (4.37%) Amazon S3
6 48 (4.37%) Cloud Computing
7 44 (4.00%) PaaS
8 38 (3.46%) IaaS
8 38 (3.46%) Serverless
9 35 (3.18%) SaaS
10 31 (2.82%) Route 53
11 28 (2.55%) Google Cloud Platform
12 23 (2.09%) OpenShift
13 19 (1.73%) Heroku
14 17 (1.55%) Amazon ELB
15 15 (1.36%) Amazon SQS
15 15 (1.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 11 (1.00%) G Suite
17 7 (0.64%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 119 (10.83%) TCP/IP
2 94 (8.55%) HTTP
3 80 (7.28%) Firewall
4 68 (6.19%) DNS
5 58 (5.28%) SSL
6 42 (3.82%) Internet
7 34 (3.09%) Network Security
8 33 (3.00%) HTTPS
9 18 (1.64%) VPN
10 16 (1.46%) IPsec
11 13 (1.18%) LDAP
12 12 (1.09%) SAN
13 11 (1.00%) SMS
14 9 (0.82%) BIG-IP
14 9 (0.82%) ICMP
14 9 (0.82%) LAN
14 9 (0.82%) WAN
15 8 (0.73%) NAS
16 7 (0.64%) SMTP
17 6 (0.55%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (10.28%) PostgreSQL
2 106 (9.65%) MongoDB
2 106 (9.65%) NoSQL
3 102 (9.28%) MySQL
4 54 (4.91%) Relational Database
5 43 (3.91%) Redis
5 43 (3.91%) SQL Server
6 34 (3.09%) Big Data
7 31 (2.82%) Amazon RDS
8 29 (2.64%) RDBMS
9 28 (2.55%) Hadoop
10 23 (2.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 22 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (1.36%) Oracle Database
13 13 (1.18%) Blockchain
14 7 (0.64%) HBase
15 6 (0.55%) Amazon Redshift
16 4 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.36%) InfluxDB
17 3 (0.27%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 308 (28.03%) Jenkins
2 250 (22.75%) Git (software)
3 136 (12.37%) Cucumber
4 115 (10.46%) JIRA
5 82 (7.46%) Selenium
6 76 (6.92%) Maven
7 68 (6.19%) Sonatype Nexus
8 48 (4.37%) Artifactory
9 42 (3.82%) Appium
9 42 (3.82%) Subversion
10 40 (3.64%) Calabash
11 37 (3.37%) TeamCity
12 36 (3.28%) RSpec
13 28 (2.55%) Vagrant
14 27 (2.46%) Xcode
15 26 (2.37%) WebDriver
16 25 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 25 (2.27%) JUnit
17 22 (2.00%) GitLab
17 22 (2.00%) JMeter
General
1 182 (16.56%) Finance
2 100 (9.10%) Banking
3 26 (2.37%) Front Office
3 26 (2.37%) Marketing
3 26 (2.37%) Retail
4 23 (2.09%) Investment Banking
5 19 (1.73%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.46%) Electronics
6 16 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.18%) Back Office
8 11 (1.00%) Games
9 8 (0.73%) Publishing
10 4 (0.36%) Law
10 4 (0.36%) Legal
11 3 (0.27%) Advertising
11 3 (0.27%) Digital Economy
12 2 (0.18%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.091%) Hindi Language
13 1 (0.091%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.091%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 372 (33.85%) Developer
2 330 (30.03%) DevOps Engineer
3 140 (12.74%) AWS Engineer
4 135 (12.28%) AWS DevOps
5 119 (10.83%) Ruby Developer
6 110 (10.01%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 80 (7.28%) Senior Developer
8 77 (7.01%) Cloud Engineer
9 72 (6.55%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 65 (5.91%) Architect
11 64 (5.82%) Java Developer
12 62 (5.64%) Linux Engineer
13 55 (5.00%) Ruby Engineer
14 49 (4.46%) Developer in Test
15 44 (4.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 38 (3.46%) Full Stack Developer
16 38 (3.46%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 36 (3.28%) Agile Developer
18 35 (3.18%) Senior DevOps
19 33 (3.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (18.11%) Web Services
2 147 (13.38%) Ruby on Rails
3 146 (13.28%) Node.js
4 128 (11.65%) HTML
5 115 (10.46%) CSS
6 113 (10.28%) Elastic Stack
7 110 (10.01%) JSON
8 83 (7.55%) RESTful
9 69 (6.28%) .NET
10 64 (5.82%) AngularJS
10 64 (5.82%) REST
11 60 (5.46%) XML
12 55 (5.00%) HTML5
13 51 (4.64%) React
14 46 (4.19%) Sensu
15 40 (3.64%) Gherkin
15 40 (3.64%) Spring
16 36 (3.28%) CSS3
17 34 (3.09%) LEMP Stack
18 33 (3.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 63 (5.73%) Greenfield Project
2 58 (5.28%) Mobile App
3 57 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (4.46%) Public Cloud
5 29 (2.64%) PKI
6 27 (2.46%) Computer Science
7 23 (2.09%) Enterprise Cloud
7 23 (2.09%) Fintech
8 21 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
9 18 (1.64%) Data Centre
10 17 (1.55%) Virtual Team
11 16 (1.46%) Data Structures
11 16 (1.46%) Taxonomies
12 14 (1.27%) Video on Demand
13 13 (1.18%) Private Cloud
14 12 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 12 (1.09%) Video\Live Streaming
15 10 (0.91%) User Experience
16 9 (0.82%) Derivative
16 9 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 469 (42.68%) Linux
2 175 (15.92%) Unix
3 78 (7.10%) Windows
4 75 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 58 (5.28%) CentOS
6 50 (4.55%) Ubuntu
7 34 (3.09%) Mac OS
8 29 (2.64%) Apple iOS
9 26 (2.37%) CoreOS
10 24 (2.18%) Android
11 18 (1.64%) AIX
12 14 (1.27%) Solaris
13 8 (0.73%) Windows Server
14 5 (0.45%) Debian
15 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.27%) SUSE
16 2 (0.18%) Fedora
16 2 (0.18%) RancherOS
16 2 (0.18%) VMS
16 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 587 (53.41%) Agile Software Development
2 569 (51.77%) DevOps
3 264 (24.02%) TDD
4 260 (23.66%) Configuration Management
5 240 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
6 206 (18.74%) Test Automation
7 161 (14.65%) BDD
8 144 (13.10%) Scrum
9 141 (12.83%) Open Source
10 103 (9.37%) Continuous Delivery
11 93 (8.46%) Kanban
11 93 (8.46%) Microservices
12 87 (7.92%) Load Balancing
13 84 (7.64%) Software Engineering
14 71 (6.46%) E-Commerce
15 56 (5.10%) Continuous Deployment
15 56 (5.10%) OO
16 51 (4.64%) Pair Programming
17 47 (4.28%) MVC
18 42 (3.82%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 725 (65.97%) Python
2 452 (41.13%) Java
3 278 (25.30%) Bash Shell
4 239 (21.75%) JavaScript
5 180 (16.38%) Go
6 140 (12.74%) Perl
7 90 (8.19%) SQL
8 83 (7.55%) Scala
9 79 (7.19%) C#
10 69 (6.28%) PHP
11 45 (4.09%) Shell Script
12 40 (3.64%) C++
13 39 (3.55%) PowerShell
14 38 (3.46%) Groovy
15 37 (3.37%) Apple Swift
16 32 (2.91%) Korn
17 20 (1.82%) T-SQL
18 16 (1.46%) Bourne shell
18 16 (1.46%) C-shell
19 14 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 171 (15.56%) Security Cleared
2 134 (12.19%) SC Cleared
3 55 (5.00%) Degree
4 22 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (1.36%) AWS Certification
6 14 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 11 (1.00%) CISSP
8 9 (0.82%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.73%) CISM
10 7 (0.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 7 (0.64%) CCSP
10 7 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.45%) CHECK Team Member
11 5 (0.45%) ISEB
11 5 (0.45%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.45%) RHCE
12 3 (0.27%) CEH
12 3 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.27%) GIAC
12 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (6.46%) QA
2 21 (1.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (1.36%) MiFID
4 13 (1.18%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.73%) EMIR
6 6 (0.55%) GCP
6 6 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.27%) SLA
8 1 (0.091%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
8 1 (0.091%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 296 (26.93%) Docker
2 33 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.55%) etcd
4 12 (1.09%) Active Directory
5 9 (0.82%) flannel
6 6 (0.55%) Ceph
6 6 (0.55%) HDFS
7 5 (0.45%) Firmware
7 5 (0.45%) GlusterFS
7 5 (0.45%) KVM
7 5 (0.45%) SkyDNS
7 5 (0.45%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.27%) Samba
9 2 (0.18%) GPFS
9 2 (0.18%) iptables
9 2 (0.18%) vCloud
9 2 (0.18%) XenApp
9 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 333 (30.30%) Puppet
2 298 (27.12%) Ansible
3 213 (19.38%) Opscode Chef
4 182 (16.56%) Kubernetes
5 166 (15.10%) Terraform
6 89 (8.10%) logstash
7 72 (6.55%) Kibana
8 41 (3.73%) Packer
9 37 (3.37%) Consul
10 36 (3.28%) Nagios
11 34 (3.09%) HAProxy
12 33 (3.00%) ZABBIX
13 32 (2.91%) Grafana
13 32 (2.91%) Mesos
14 29 (2.64%) Salt
15 20 (1.82%) Graphite
16 19 (1.73%) ITRS Geneos
17 15 (1.36%) Docker Swarm
18 14 (1.27%) Rancher
19 13 (1.18%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 66 (6.01%) Red Hat
1 66 (6.01%) VMware
2 59 (5.37%) Oracle
3 58 (5.28%) Splunk
4 50 (4.55%) Google
5 46 (4.19%) Microsoft
6 23 (2.09%) IBM
7 16 (1.46%) SAP
8 15 (1.36%) New Relic
9 12 (1.09%) F5
10 11 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (1.00%) ServiceNow
11 10 (0.91%) Atlassian
11 10 (0.91%) SaltStack
11 10 (0.91%) Xamarin
12 9 (0.82%) EMC
12 9 (0.82%) Rackspace
13 8 (0.73%) AppDynamics
13 8 (0.73%) Nimsoft
13 8 (0.73%) Qualys