The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 47 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 12 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.08% 1.76% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.26% 3.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 0
Median daily rate £504 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -88.73%
Ruby
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
228 166 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 58.61% 48.82% 34.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 139 72
Median daily rate £418 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £241 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 1
Median hourly rate £36.50 £55.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.63% +144.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 15 (93.75%) Python
2 13 (81.25%) Linux
3 12 (75.00%) Java
4 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 10 (62.50%) Apache
4 10 (62.50%) Tomcat
4 10 (62.50%) Web Services
4 10 (62.50%) nginx
4 10 (62.50%) Bash Shell
5 9 (56.25%) Open Source
5 9 (56.25%) MongoDB
5 9 (56.25%) .NET
5 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (56.25%) TDD
5 9 (56.25%) Selenium
6 8 (50.00%) Subversion
6 8 (50.00%) Lucene
6 8 (50.00%) Spring
6 8 (50.00%) Maven
6 8 (50.00%) Scrum
6 8 (50.00%) C++
6 8 (50.00%) HTML
6 8 (50.00%) NoSQL
6 8 (50.00%) HTML5
6 8 (50.00%) RESTful
6 8 (50.00%) Apache Solr
6 8 (50.00%) Scala
6 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 8 (50.00%) Jetty
6 8 (50.00%) Build Automation

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 10 (62.50%) Apache
1 10 (62.50%) nginx
1 10 (62.50%) Tomcat
2 8 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 8 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (50.00%) Jetty
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (12.50%) GitHub
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
4 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (6.25%) Heroku
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (6.25%) Route 53
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) Kerberos
3 1 (6.25%) LDAP
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) MongoDB
2 8 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data
4 1 (6.25%) GIS
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Selenium
2 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (50.00%) Gradle
2 8 (50.00%) Maven
2 8 (50.00%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) Appium
3 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) Protractor
3 1 (6.25%) Robotium
3 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
3 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.25%) Xcode
General
1 7 (43.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Java Developer
4 5 (31.25%) AWS Developer
4 5 (31.25%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (31.25%) AWS Software Engineer
4 5 (31.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 5 (31.25%) HTML Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Java Engineer
4 5 (31.25%) Java Software Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Java Software Engineer
4 5 (31.25%) JavaScript Engineer
4 5 (31.25%) MongoDB Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
5 4 (25.00%) Administrator
5 4 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Web Services
2 9 (56.25%) .NET
3 8 (50.00%) HTML
3 8 (50.00%) HTML5
3 8 (50.00%) Lucene
3 8 (50.00%) RESTful
3 8 (50.00%) Spring
4 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
5 4 (25.00%) CSS
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.25%) Django
6 1 (6.25%) Express
6 1 (6.25%) GeoJSON
6 1 (6.25%) Java EE
6 1 (6.25%) JSON
6 1 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (6.25%) MEAN Stack
6 1 (6.25%) Meteor
6 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (6.25%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) CentOS
3 1 (6.25%) Debian
3 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (56.25%) Open Source
1 9 (56.25%) TDD
2 8 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 8 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Code Coverage
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (6.25%) High Availability
6 1 (6.25%) Pair Programming
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Python
2 12 (75.00%) Java
3 10 (62.50%) Bash Shell
3 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 8 (50.00%) C++
4 8 (50.00%) Scala
5 4 (25.00%) Perl
6 2 (12.50%) PHP
7 1 (6.25%) AWK
7 1 (6.25%) C#
7 1 (6.25%) sed
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) iptables
2 1 (6.25%) Postfix
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Puppet
2 4 (25.00%) Ansible
2 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.25%) HAProxy
3 1 (6.25%) Hyperic
3 1 (6.25%) Nagios
3 1 (6.25%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
3 1 (6.25%) ESRI
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