The table below looks at the statistics 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 47 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.30% 0.43% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 2.13% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +118.46%
Ruby on Rails
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
128 47 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 38.55% 20.43% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 23 22
Average daily rate £403 £321 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.29% -1.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £408 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Management

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Delivery Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared