The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby 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 over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.40% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.79% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-88.73% +42.00%
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
179 68 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 50.00% 31.19% 37.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 45 41
Average daily rate £401 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Ruby 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.

1 5 (83.33%) Python
1 5 (83.33%) Puppet
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (66.67%) Ansible
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Games
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) HBase
4 2 (33.33%) Big Data
4 2 (33.33%) Mesos
4 2 (33.33%) Docker
4 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) IaaS
5 1 (16.67%) Hyperic
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Ruby 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (33.33%) HBase
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Architect
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Puppet
2 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (66.67%) Ansible
3 2 (33.33%) Mesos
4 1 (16.67%) Hyperic
4 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (16.67%) VMware
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