The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby 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 over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 65 41 46
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +5
Contract jobs citing Ruby 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.71% 1.26% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.52% 3.90% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £326
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +22.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +118.46%
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
330 154 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 46.94% 32.29% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 95 75
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Average hourly rate £39.00 £28.75 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.65% -4.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.85 £12.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £29.50 £117.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Oxford - 3 £525 - 2
Faringdon - 1 £375 -
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Ansible
3 2 (28.57%) Docker
3 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (28.57%) Mesos
3 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (28.57%) HBase
3 2 (28.57%) Big Data
3 2 (28.57%) RSpec
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Games
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) E-Learning
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
1 2 (28.57%) HBase
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) RSpec
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby Developer
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (28.57%) Ansible
2 2 (28.57%) Mesos
3 1 (14.29%) Hyperic
3 1 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 1 (14.29%) VMware
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