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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 36 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.23% 0.70% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.23% 1.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £575 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.37% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

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
179 149 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 55.25% 52.28% 34.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 133 83
Median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £55.00 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.63% +183.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £55.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.77 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 2017, 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 (75.00%) Java
2 14 (70.00%) Linux
3 13 (65.00%) Python
4 12 (60.00%) Subversion
4 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
5 11 (55.00%) Selenium
5 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (50.00%) Web Services
6 10 (50.00%) Apache
6 10 (50.00%) Tomcat
6 10 (50.00%) nginx
6 10 (50.00%) Open Source
6 10 (50.00%) Bash Shell
6 10 (50.00%) MongoDB
7 9 (45.00%) Scrum
8 8 (40.00%) Publishing
8 8 (40.00%) TDD
8 8 (40.00%) Lucene
8 8 (40.00%) Spring
8 8 (40.00%) Maven
8 8 (40.00%) C++
8 8 (40.00%) HTML
8 8 (40.00%) .NET
8 8 (40.00%) NoSQL
8 8 (40.00%) HTML5
8 8 (40.00%) RESTful
8 8 (40.00%) Apache Solr
8 8 (40.00%) Scala
8 8 (40.00%) Jetty

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 (50.00%) Apache
1 10 (50.00%) nginx
1 10 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (40.00%) Apache Solr
2 8 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (40.00%) Jetty
3 1 (5.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (10.00%) GitHub
3 2 (10.00%) Heroku
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.00%) Route 53
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 8 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (5.00%) Big Data
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 12 (60.00%) Subversion
2 11 (55.00%) Selenium
3 8 (40.00%) Gradle
3 8 (40.00%) Maven
4 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (15.00%) FitNesse
4 3 (15.00%) JBehave
5 2 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (40.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (30.00%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Java Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 5 (25.00%) AWS Developer
4 5 (25.00%) AWS Software Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) HTML Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Java Software Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) JavaScript Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) MongoDB Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Software Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Administrator
5 4 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (15.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) Web Services
2 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) HTML
2 8 (40.00%) HTML5
2 8 (40.00%) Lucene
2 8 (40.00%) RESTful
2 8 (40.00%) Spring
3 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (15.00%) CSS
5 2 (10.00%) Ember.js
5 2 (10.00%) Express
5 2 (10.00%) MEAN Stack
5 2 (10.00%) Meteor
5 2 (10.00%) Node.js
5 2 (10.00%) React
5 2 (10.00%) REST
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
6 1 (5.00%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) CentOS
4 1 (5.00%) Debian
4 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Open Source
3 9 (45.00%) Scrum
4 8 (40.00%) Build Automation
4 8 (40.00%) TDD
5 5 (25.00%) BDD
5 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Code Coverage
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
9 1 (5.00%) High Availability
9 1 (5.00%) ITIL
9 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
9 1 (5.00%) Product Management
9 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 13 (65.00%) Python
3 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 8 (40.00%) C++
5 8 (40.00%) Scala
6 2 (10.00%) Perl
7 1 (5.00%) AWK
7 1 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (5.00%) sed
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
1 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) iptables
2 1 (5.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Ansible
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.00%) HAProxy
3 1 (5.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (20.00%) VMware