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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 36 48 31
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.74% 0.27% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.57% 0.68% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 £55.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-58.10% -21.83%
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
127 146 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 47.04% 38.73% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 121 51
Median daily rate £380 £410 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +36.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £11.00 £30.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.33% -29.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 3 May 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 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Hyperic
3 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Sass
3 1 (25.00%) LESS
3 1 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) LESS
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (25.00%) Sass
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Management
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Hyperic
2 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) VMware