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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 49 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.90% 1.16% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.37% 2.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £400 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £399
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-75.00% -43.66%
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
219 166 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 65.96% 47.98% 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 141 44
Median daily rate £390 £418 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.58% +19.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £311 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +80.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 26 July 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 4 (80.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (40.00%) Ansible
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Appium
3 1 (20.00%) GeoJSON
3 1 (20.00%) Protractor
3 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Hyperic
3 1 (20.00%) Xcode
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (20.00%) Robotium
3 1 (20.00%) GitHub
3 1 (20.00%) PostGIS
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) GIS
3 1 (20.00%) ESRI
3 1 (20.00%) Publishing
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing

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 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) GIS
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Appium
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Protractor
1 1 (20.00%) Robotium
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (20.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) GIS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) GIS Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Web Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Django
1 1 (20.00%) GeoJSON
1 1 (20.00%) Java EE
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) PostGIS
1 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (20.00%) BDD
1 1 (20.00%) Data Management
1 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Hyperic
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (20.00%) ESRI
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat