Period
to 18 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South 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 18 November 2019 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 > South London
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 104 96
Rank change year-on-year +17 -8 -51
Contract jobs citing Ruby 10 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 0.88% 1.63% 1.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.71% 2.93% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 17
South London median daily rate £550 £526 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.51% -4.32% +9.89%
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £26.50 - £37.50

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 South London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 584 1,025 790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 51.32% 55.77% 52.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 809 551
South London median daily rate £475 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +21.21%
10th Percentile £350 £363 £350
90th Percentile £613 £589 £675
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 32
South London median hourly rate £47.83 £43.75 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -8.53% -
10th Percentile £36.70 £38.59 £38.21
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
London median hourly rate £45.50 £37.09 £35.91
% change year-on-year +22.67% +3.30% +2.59%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in South London

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in South London

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in South London

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in South London over the 6 months to 18 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in South London

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South London region over the 6 months to 18 November 2019. 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
Croydon +30 9 £550 +4.51% 5
Bromley +10 1 - -
Ruby
London

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South London region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 8 (80.00%) Python
1 8 (80.00%) AWS
1 8 (80.00%) DevOps
1 8 (80.00%) Terraform
2 7 (70.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 7 (70.00%) Ansible
2 7 (70.00%) Docker
2 7 (70.00%) Puppet
3 6 (60.00%) Node.js
3 6 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (60.00%) Migration
3 6 (60.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (60.00%) Kubernetes
4 5 (50.00%) Vue.js
4 5 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (50.00%) Serverless
4 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (50.00%) PHP
4 5 (50.00%) Laravel
4 5 (50.00%) Amazon S3
5 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (30.00%) JIRA
6 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 2 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Jetty
2 1 (10.00%) nginx
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) AWS
2 6 (60.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (50.00%) Amazon S3
3 5 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (50.00%) Serverless
4 2 (20.00%) Azure
5 1 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (10.00%) Datadog
5 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) FTP
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) IMAP
1 1 (10.00%) SMTP
1 1 (10.00%) SSH
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 2 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (10.00%) Artifactory
4 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (10.00%) Fiddler
4 1 (10.00%) FishEye
4 1 (10.00%) Gerrit
4 1 (10.00%) Gradle
4 1 (10.00%) Hudson
4 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
4 1 (10.00%) Leiningen
4 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (10.00%) Poseidon for UML
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (10.00%) SonarQube
4 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (20.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) AWS DevOps
2 5 (50.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) AWS Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Release Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Node.js
2 5 (50.00%) Laravel
2 5 (50.00%) Vue.js
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) YAML
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) GWT
4 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) JMS
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) LDAP
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware
4 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Derivative
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) Debian
3 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) DevOps
2 7 (70.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 6 (60.00%) Migration
4 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) Kanban
6 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (20.00%) Ticket Management
8 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
8 1 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (10.00%) Epics
8 1 (10.00%) JVM Tuning
8 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (10.00%) Product Management
8 1 (10.00%) Runbook
8 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) PHP
3 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (20.00%) Groovy
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) Perl
6 1 (10.00%) C++
6 1 (10.00%) Clojure
6 1 (10.00%) ClojureScript
6 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (10.00%) Scala
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Terraform
2 7 (70.00%) Ansible
2 7 (70.00%) Puppet
3 6 (60.00%) Kubernetes
3 6 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (10.00%) Salt
4 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (10.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (10.00%) Hortonworks
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase
3 1 (10.00%) VMware