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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 58 89
Rank change year-on-year -29 +31  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 594 768 574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.90% 3.59% 2.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.07% 8.25% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 598 419
Median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +2.88% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -75.00%  

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 9783 9312 9840
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 47.81% 43.56% 42.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7233 7103 7192
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 39 85
Median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.62% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £14.95 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £113.00 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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 -54 66 £475 -3.06% 42
Croydon +2 14 £525 +13.51%
Hammersmith - 10 £555 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £850 -
Osterley +1 3 £500 -0.49%
Feltham - 2 - -
Ruislip - 1 - -
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 656 (55.73%) Python
2 587 (49.87%) Agile Software Development
3 555 (47.15%) DevOps
4 513 (43.59%) Linux
5 481 (40.87%) Java
6 438 (37.21%) Amazon AWS
7 365 (31.01%) Puppet
8 326 (27.70%) Git (software)
9 321 (27.27%) JavaScript
10 313 (26.59%) Ansible
11 288 (24.47%) Bash Shell
11 288 (24.47%) Docker
12 259 (22.01%) Opscode Chef
13 257 (21.84%) Configuration Management
14 254 (21.58%) Continuous Integration
15 249 (21.16%) TDD
16 248 (21.07%) Jenkins
17 246 (20.90%) Ruby on Rails
18 187 (15.89%) Test Automation
19 185 (15.72%) Perl
20 183 (15.55%) Node.js
21 179 (15.21%) HTML
22 167 (14.19%) CSS
22 167 (14.19%) BDD
23 151 (12.83%) Scrum
24 142 (12.06%) Finance
25 136 (11.55%) Kubernetes
26 134 (11.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 133 (11.30%) Open Source
28 132 (11.21%) Unix

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 91 (7.73%) Elasticsearch
2 66 (5.61%) nginx
3 65 (5.52%) Tomcat
4 59 (5.01%) Apache
5 43 (3.65%) Cloud Foundry
5 43 (3.65%) OpenStack
6 38 (3.23%) Confluence
7 20 (1.70%) IIS
7 20 (1.70%) JBoss
8 16 (1.36%) Apache Spark
9 15 (1.27%) CMS
10 10 (0.85%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.59%) Apache Pig
12 6 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.42%) Jetty
14 3 (0.25%) Apache Qpid
14 3 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.25%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.17%) CloudStack
15 2 (0.17%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.085%) HipChat
4 1 (0.085%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.25%) SunGard GMI
3 2 (0.17%) Magento
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.085%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.085%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.085%) Pega PRPC
4 1 (0.085%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.085%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 438 (37.21%) Amazon AWS
2 96 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 95 (8.07%) GitHub
4 82 (6.97%) AWS CloudFormation
5 66 (5.61%) Amazon EC2
6 63 (5.35%) PaaS
7 48 (4.08%) IaaS
8 44 (3.74%) Amazon S3
9 36 (3.06%) Heroku
10 32 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
11 21 (1.78%) SaaS
12 20 (1.70%) Datadog
13 17 (1.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 16 (1.36%) Amazon ELB
14 16 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
14 16 (1.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 15 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
16 13 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
16 13 (1.10%) Route 53
17 12 (1.02%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 112 (9.52%) HTTP
2 71 (6.03%) TCP/IP
3 58 (4.93%) DNS
4 43 (3.65%) SSL
5 33 (2.80%) Firewall
6 28 (2.38%) Internet
7 27 (2.29%) LDAP
8 23 (1.95%) Network Security
9 19 (1.61%) HTTPS
10 16 (1.36%) IPsec
10 16 (1.36%) VPN
11 12 (1.02%) SMTP
12 10 (0.85%) IMAP
13 7 (0.59%) Wireshark
14 6 (0.51%) Kerberos
15 5 (0.42%) AMQP
16 4 (0.34%) OpenLDAP
16 4 (0.34%) SAN
16 4 (0.34%) tcpdump
16 4 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (10.03%) MySQL
1 118 (10.03%) PostgreSQL
2 113 (9.60%) MongoDB
3 99 (8.41%) NoSQL
4 63 (5.35%) SQL Server
5 55 (4.67%) Hadoop
6 47 (3.99%) Redis
6 47 (3.99%) Relational Database
7 44 (3.74%) Big Data
8 32 (2.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 29 (2.46%) RDBMS
10 18 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 17 (1.44%) MariaDB
12 14 (1.19%) Apache Hive
12 14 (1.19%) HBase
13 13 (1.10%) InterSystems Cache
14 12 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
15 10 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
16 8 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 7 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 326 (27.70%) Git (software)
2 248 (21.07%) Jenkins
3 101 (8.58%) Cucumber
4 82 (6.97%) JIRA
5 72 (6.12%) Subversion
6 71 (6.03%) Maven
7 67 (5.69%) Selenium
8 60 (5.10%) TeamCity
9 57 (4.84%) Vagrant
10 40 (3.40%) RSpec
11 35 (2.97%) Sonatype Nexus
12 34 (2.89%) Artifactory
13 33 (2.80%) WebDriver
14 32 (2.72%) JUnit
15 27 (2.29%) Calabash
16 24 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
17 21 (1.78%) Capybara
18 20 (1.70%) Appium
19 16 (1.36%) Bitbucket
19 16 (1.36%) GitLab
General
1 142 (12.06%) Finance
2 84 (7.14%) Banking
3 31 (2.63%) Games
4 24 (2.04%) Retail
5 23 (1.95%) Telecoms
6 21 (1.78%) Back Office
7 17 (1.44%) Marketing
8 16 (1.36%) Investment Banking
9 13 (1.10%) Publishing
10 10 (0.85%) Electronics
10 10 (0.85%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.68%) Front Office
11 8 (0.68%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.51%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.17%) Digital Economy
13 2 (0.17%) Legal
14 1 (0.085%) Automotive
14 1 (0.085%) French Language
14 1 (0.085%) Law
Job Titles
1 448 (38.06%) Developer
2 310 (26.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 163 (13.85%) Ruby Developer
4 106 (9.01%) AWS Engineer
5 100 (8.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 98 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
7 94 (7.99%) Linux Engineer
8 85 (7.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 66 (5.61%) Java Developer
9 66 (5.61%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 63 (5.35%) Senior Developer
11 59 (5.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 53 (4.50%) Ruby Engineer
13 45 (3.82%) Architect
14 40 (3.40%) Senior DevOps
15 37 (3.14%) Full Stack Developer
16 36 (3.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 36 (3.06%) WebOps Engineer
17 35 (2.97%) Tester
18 34 (2.89%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (20.90%) Ruby on Rails
2 183 (15.55%) Node.js
3 179 (15.21%) HTML
4 167 (14.19%) CSS
5 122 (10.37%) Web Services
6 99 (8.41%) Elastic Stack
7 93 (7.90%) RESTful
8 91 (7.73%) HTML5
8 91 (7.73%) JSON
9 90 (7.65%) .NET
10 72 (6.12%) AngularJS
11 70 (5.95%) React
12 69 (5.86%) REST
13 67 (5.69%) CSS3
14 58 (4.93%) XML
15 57 (4.84%) Sensu
16 49 (4.16%) RabbitMQ
17 46 (3.91%) jQuery
18 38 (3.23%) Spring
19 34 (2.89%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 68 (5.78%) Greenfield Project
2 42 (3.57%) Public Cloud
3 40 (3.40%) User Experience
4 38 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 31 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 26 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (2.12%) Blog
8 22 (1.87%) Data Centre
9 20 (1.70%) Fintech
10 18 (1.53%) Clustering
11 17 (1.44%) Data Structures
12 10 (0.85%) Cloud Native
12 10 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (0.85%) Management Information System
13 8 (0.68%) Online Games
13 8 (0.68%) PKI
14 7 (0.59%) Digital Media
14 7 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.59%) YubiKey
15 5 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 513 (43.59%) Linux
2 134 (11.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 132 (11.21%) Unix
4 98 (8.33%) CentOS
5 78 (6.63%) Ubuntu
6 64 (5.44%) Windows
7 31 (2.63%) Mac OS
8 26 (2.21%) Apple iOS
9 24 (2.04%) Android
10 23 (1.95%) CoreOS
11 18 (1.53%) SUSE
12 7 (0.59%) AIX
13 6 (0.51%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.34%) Solaris
15 4 (0.34%) Windows Server
15 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.25%) Amazon Linux
16 3 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 587 (49.87%) Agile Software Development
2 555 (47.15%) DevOps
3 257 (21.84%) Configuration Management
4 254 (21.58%) Continuous Integration
5 249 (21.16%) TDD
6 187 (15.89%) Test Automation
7 167 (14.19%) BDD
8 151 (12.83%) Scrum
9 133 (11.30%) Open Source
10 123 (10.45%) Continuous Delivery
11 117 (9.94%) Microservices
12 110 (9.35%) E-Commerce
13 97 (8.24%) Web Development
14 86 (7.31%) High Availability
14 86 (7.31%) OO
15 82 (6.97%) Kanban
16 79 (6.71%) Software Engineering
17 65 (5.52%) Continuous Deployment
18 61 (5.18%) Web Operations
19 57 (4.84%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 656 (55.73%) Python
2 481 (40.87%) Java
3 321 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 288 (24.47%) Bash Shell
5 185 (15.72%) Perl
6 123 (10.45%) SQL
7 122 (10.37%) Go
8 119 (10.11%) Scala
9 97 (8.24%) C#
10 77 (6.54%) PHP
11 56 (4.76%) PowerShell
12 52 (4.42%) Shell Script
13 27 (2.29%) C
14 23 (1.95%) Korn
15 22 (1.87%) C++
16 16 (1.36%) Clojure
16 16 (1.36%) C-shell
17 15 (1.27%) Groovy
18 10 (0.85%) Apple Swift
19 8 (0.68%) ES6
Qualifications
1 128 (10.88%) Security Cleared
2 96 (8.16%) SC Cleared
3 52 (4.42%) Degree
4 27 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (1.36%) CEH
5 16 (1.36%) CISSP
6 15 (1.27%) GIAC
7 13 (1.10%) CREST Certified
7 13 (1.10%) SANS
8 11 (0.93%) DV Cleared
9 10 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
10 9 (0.76%) AWS Certification
11 5 (0.42%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.42%) OCP
11 5 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.25%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.17%) CISMP
13 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.085%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.085%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (5.69%) QA
2 13 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.34%) MiFID
3 4 (0.34%) SLA
4 3 (0.25%) EMIR
5 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.085%) PMO
System Software
1 288 (24.47%) Docker
2 37 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.36%) GlusterFS
4 14 (1.19%) Shibboleth
5 13 (1.10%) Active Directory
5 13 (1.10%) etcd
5 13 (1.10%) flannel
5 13 (1.10%) HDFS
6 10 (0.85%) Ceph
6 10 (0.85%) SkyDNS
7 8 (0.68%) VirtualBox
8 7 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.51%) GFS2
9 6 (0.51%) KVM
9 6 (0.51%) OCFS2
10 5 (0.42%) vCloud
11 4 (0.34%) LXC
11 4 (0.34%) Squid
12 3 (0.25%) iptables
12 3 (0.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 365 (31.01%) Puppet
2 313 (26.59%) Ansible
3 259 (22.01%) Opscode Chef
4 136 (11.55%) Kubernetes
5 127 (10.79%) Terraform
6 80 (6.80%) logstash
7 69 (5.86%) Nagios
8 51 (4.33%) Kibana
9 49 (4.16%) Graphite
10 39 (3.31%) ZABBIX
11 33 (2.80%) Salt
12 31 (2.63%) Mesos
13 30 (2.55%) HAProxy
14 27 (2.29%) Packer
15 18 (1.53%) rkt
16 16 (1.36%) Prometheus
17 15 (1.27%) Grafana
18 13 (1.10%) Host Intrusion Detection System
18 13 (1.10%) Network Intrusion Detection System
18 13 (1.10%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 96 (8.16%) VMware
2 67 (5.69%) Red Hat
3 55 (4.67%) Splunk
4 48 (4.08%) Oracle
5 38 (3.23%) Google
6 31 (2.63%) Microsoft
7 18 (1.53%) Sybase
8 14 (1.19%) Perforce
9 13 (1.10%) NetApp
10 11 (0.93%) Apigee
11 10 (0.85%) AppDynamics
11 10 (0.85%) F5
11 10 (0.85%) Rackspace
11 10 (0.85%) SAP
11 10 (0.85%) ServiceNow
12 9 (0.76%) Hortonworks
13 8 (0.68%) SaltStack
14 6 (0.51%) Dynatrace
14 6 (0.51%) EXASOL
14 6 (0.51%) New Relic
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Volt
Rate: £400.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Rate: £300 - £325.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £450 to £460 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Interquest - Korus Group - Chester
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £600 (DOE)
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £500 - £650
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
PBIT Consultants
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Ealing
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day 3 month rolling contracts - Long term projec
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day 3 month rolling contracts - Long term projec
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
EPAM Systems
Rate: From £460 to £461 per day or £90k perm
Posted: 19 days ago