The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 48 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.19% - 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.02% - 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£419 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.46% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +53.84%
Ruby on Rails
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
174 171 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.59% 37.92% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 109 59
Average daily rate £350 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +105.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Oxfordshire region.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Ruby on Rails
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Ruby on Rails
South East

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails.

1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) Ruby
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Backbone.js
3 4 (50.00%) GitHub
4 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Objective-C
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon S3
4 3 (37.50%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
5 2 (25.00%) RSpec
5 2 (25.00%) Mac OS
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) SSH
5 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (25.00%) Heroku
5 2 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (25.00%) Sublime Text
6 1 (12.50%) Android Development

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) GitHub
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon S3
3 2 (25.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SSH
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) RSpec
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (25.00%) Sublime Text
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) Sass
3 1 (12.50%) Ember.js
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Debian
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Android Development
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Ruby
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Objective-C
3 3 (37.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Capistrano
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