The first table below looks at the demand for Ruby on Rails skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Oxford region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 27 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.47% 0.47% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.13% 2.56% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£425 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+118.46% +62.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
47 39 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 22.27% 18.22% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 43
Average daily rate £305 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
Ruby on Rails
Oxfordshire

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Oxford region.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Ruby on Rails
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby on Rails.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby on Rails. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA