Period
to 5 August 2020

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 5 August 2020 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
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 61 92 104
Rank change year-on-year +31 +12 -41
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 19 26
As % of all contract jobs advertised in South London 0.50% 1.49% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.80% 3.09% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 14
Median daily rate £540 £560 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +17.89% -15.56%
London median daily rate £525 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - £26.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year - -20.90% -16.25%

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 251 614 949
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 62.13% 48.16% 50.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 472 670
Median daily rate £506 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.58% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £363 £356
90th Percentile £588 £613 £588
London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 26
Median hourly rate £47.17 £46.00 £44.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% +3.47% -7.05%
10th Percentile £27.19 £35.38 £29.50
90th Percentile £51.36 £49.63 £47.83
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.11 £39.00
% change year-on-year -16.88% +7.97% +4.00%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in South London

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in South London

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Ruby in South London.

Daily rate trend 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 5 August 2020. 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 +10 2 £540 -6.49%
Ruby
London

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, 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 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) STL
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) MSMQ
1 2 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu

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 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Jetty
1 2 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Fuse
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) FishEye
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Gradle
1 2 (100.00%) Hudson
1 2 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Leiningen
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (100.00%) Poseidon for UML
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (50.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 2 (100.00%) GWT
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) MSMQ
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
1 2 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 2 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (100.00%) React
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Spring Boot
1 2 (100.00%) STL
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Derivative
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Deployment Automation
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) JVM Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Clojure
1 2 (100.00%) ClojureScript
1 2 (100.00%) Groovy
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Axway
1 2 (100.00%) Cloudera
1 2 (100.00%) Hortonworks
1 2 (100.00%) MuleSoft
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Sparx
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft