The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 50 57 68
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Contract jobs citing Ruby 16 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.58% 1.42% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.92% 3.20% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 2
Median daily rate £500 £400 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £356 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £488 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -43.66%
Ruby
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
325 250 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 52.42% 44.40% 34.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 195 200
Median daily rate £450 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 5
Median hourly rate £36.50 £55.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.63% +35.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +2 13 £500 +11.11% 8
Kidlington - 1 - - 2
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 25 (69.44%) Python
2 22 (61.11%) Linux
3 19 (52.78%) Java
4 17 (47.22%) Git (software)
5 16 (44.44%) Subversion
6 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (38.89%) Scala
7 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
7 14 (38.89%) C++
8 13 (36.11%) Apache
8 13 (36.11%) Puppet
8 13 (36.11%) Selenium
9 12 (33.33%) nginx
9 12 (33.33%) Tomcat
10 11 (30.56%) Web Services
10 11 (30.56%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (30.56%) Open Source
10 11 (30.56%) Bash Shell
10 11 (30.56%) TDD
11 10 (27.78%) MongoDB
11 10 (27.78%) Scrum
11 10 (27.78%) Publishing
11 10 (27.78%) .NET
11 10 (27.78%) HTML
12 9 (25.00%) MySQL
12 9 (25.00%) DNS
12 9 (25.00%) RESTful
12 9 (25.00%) Maven
12 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (25.00%) Jetty

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 13 (36.11%) Apache
2 12 (33.33%) nginx
2 12 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 9 (25.00%) Jetty
4 8 (22.22%) Apache Solr
4 8 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.78%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (8.33%) GitHub
4 2 (5.56%) Heroku
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.78%) Route 53
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) DNS
2 7 (19.44%) DHCP
2 7 (19.44%) Internet
3 3 (8.33%) IPv4
3 3 (8.33%) IPv6
4 2 (5.56%) Network Security
5 1 (2.78%) Broadband
5 1 (2.78%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.78%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (27.78%) MongoDB
3 9 (25.00%) MySQL
4 8 (22.22%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.56%) Big Data
6 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.78%) GIS
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (47.22%) Git (software)
2 16 (44.44%) Subversion
3 13 (36.11%) Selenium
4 9 (25.00%) Gradle
4 9 (25.00%) Maven
5 6 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 5 (13.89%) FitNesse
6 5 (13.89%) JBehave
7 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
7 2 (5.56%) Vagrant
8 1 (2.78%) Appium
8 1 (2.78%) Protractor
8 1 (2.78%) Robotium
8 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.78%) Xcode
General
1 10 (27.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Administrator
2 8 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 8 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (19.44%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (19.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 7 (19.44%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (16.67%) Java Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Agile Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Agile Java Developer
5 5 (13.89%) AWS Developer
5 5 (13.89%) AWS Software Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) HTML Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) JavaScript Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) MongoDB Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) Web Services
2 10 (27.78%) .NET
2 10 (27.78%) HTML
3 9 (25.00%) RESTful
4 8 (22.22%) HTML5
4 8 (22.22%) Lucene
4 8 (22.22%) PostGIS
4 8 (22.22%) Spring
5 6 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 6 (16.67%) CSS
6 3 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (5.56%) Ember.js
7 2 (5.56%) Express
7 2 (5.56%) Gherkin
7 2 (5.56%) LAMP
7 2 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (5.56%) Meteor
7 2 (5.56%) Node.js
7 2 (5.56%) React
7 2 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 22 (61.11%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) CentOS
3 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.56%) Android
5 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.78%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) Open Source
2 11 (30.56%) TDD
3 10 (27.78%) Scrum
4 9 (25.00%) Build Automation
4 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (22.22%) BDD
6 7 (19.44%) Automated Testing
7 6 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
7 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
9 4 (11.11%) Automation Testing
9 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (8.33%) Code Coverage
11 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
11 2 (5.56%) ITIL
11 2 (5.56%) Security Patching
11 2 (5.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 2 (5.56%) Web Development
12 1 (2.78%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) Python
2 19 (52.78%) Java
3 14 (38.89%) C++
3 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 14 (38.89%) Scala
4 11 (30.56%) Bash Shell
5 6 (16.67%) Perl
6 5 (13.89%) C
6 5 (13.89%) PHP
7 4 (11.11%) Go
7 4 (11.11%) Rust
8 3 (8.33%) SQL
9 1 (2.78%) AWK
9 1 (2.78%) C#
9 1 (2.78%) sed
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) Docker
2 2 (5.56%) Postfix
2 2 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.78%) iptables
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) Puppet
2 8 (22.22%) Ansible
3 7 (19.44%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.78%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.78%) SELinux
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) VMware
2 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.78%) ESRI
3 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com