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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 52 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.69% 1.36% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.65% 2.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Median daily rate £490 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £414 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.76% +3.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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
226 176 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 63.48% 47.83% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 147 44
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £18.50 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £126.00 £24.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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
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 25 August 2016.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 7 (87.50%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Selenium
3 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) Open Source
4 3 (37.50%) nginx
4 3 (37.50%) RESTful
4 3 (37.50%) Apache Solr
4 3 (37.50%) Scala
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
4 3 (37.50%) Build Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Gradle
4 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (37.50%) Jetty
4 3 (37.50%) Subversion
4 3 (37.50%) Lucene
4 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) Maven
4 3 (37.50%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) Apache

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 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Solr
1 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (37.50%) Jetty
1 3 (37.50%) nginx
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) GIS
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Gradle
2 3 (37.50%) Maven
2 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) Appium
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) Protractor
3 1 (12.50%) Robotium
3 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 1 (12.50%) Xcode
General
1 3 (37.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) AWS Developer
3 2 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) AWS Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) MongoDB Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) Lucene
2 3 (37.50%) RESTful
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) Django
4 1 (12.50%) GeoJSON
4 1 (12.50%) Java EE
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) PostGIS
4 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Build Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Code Coverage
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Scala
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Hyperic
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
2 1 (12.50%) ESRI
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat