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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing Ruby 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +21.21%
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
94 86 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 37.15% 42.16% 35.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 52 44
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA