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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank - 28 35
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 0.56% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.19% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £291 £319
% change year-on-year
+33.04% -8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - £32.50
Ruby on Rails
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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
126 84 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 29.86% 46.93% 44.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 55 48
Average daily rate £450 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £23.75 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +137.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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