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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 60 61 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing Ruby 23 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.31% 1.76% 1.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.76% 4.14% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 7
Median daily rate £495 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £375 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £525 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -88.73%
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
399 290 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 57.49% 42.46% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 237 149
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 8
Median hourly rate £36.00 £55.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.54% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.55 £55.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -8 12 £504 +12.00% 6
Abingdon - 2 £450 - 1
Banbury - 1 £315 - 1
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 26 (89.66%) Python
2 22 (75.86%) Linux
3 14 (48.28%) C++
3 14 (48.28%) Java
3 14 (48.28%) Scala
4 13 (44.83%) Git (software)
4 13 (44.83%) Puppet
4 13 (44.83%) Apache
5 12 (41.38%) Tomcat
5 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
5 12 (41.38%) nginx
5 12 (41.38%) Subversion
6 11 (37.93%) TDD
6 11 (37.93%) Bash Shell
6 11 (37.93%) Web Services
7 10 (34.48%) .NET
7 10 (34.48%) HTML
7 10 (34.48%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (34.48%) Open Source
8 9 (31.03%) MongoDB
8 9 (31.03%) Build Automation
8 9 (31.03%) RESTful
8 9 (31.03%) Maven
8 9 (31.03%) Selenium
8 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (31.03%) Jetty
8 9 (31.03%) Scrum
8 9 (31.03%) MySQL
8 9 (31.03%) DNS

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 (44.83%) Apache
2 12 (41.38%) nginx
2 12 (41.38%) Tomcat
3 9 (31.03%) Jetty
4 8 (27.59%) Apache Solr
4 8 (27.59%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.90%) GitHub
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.45%) Heroku
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.45%) Route 53
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) DNS
2 7 (24.14%) DHCP
2 7 (24.14%) Internet
3 3 (10.34%) IPv4
3 3 (10.34%) IPv6
4 2 (6.90%) Network Security
5 1 (3.45%) Broadband
5 1 (3.45%) Kerberos
5 1 (3.45%) LDAP
5 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (31.03%) MongoDB
2 9 (31.03%) MySQL
3 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.90%) Big Data
5 1 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (3.45%) GIS
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Git (software)
2 12 (41.38%) Subversion
3 9 (31.03%) Gradle
3 9 (31.03%) Maven
3 9 (31.03%) Selenium
4 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.45%) Appium
5 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.45%) Protractor
5 1 (3.45%) Robotium
5 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.45%) Xcode
General
1 7 (24.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Administrator
2 8 (27.59%) Java Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (24.14%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (24.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (17.24%) Agile Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Agile Java Developer
4 5 (17.24%) AWS Developer
4 5 (17.24%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) AWS Software Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) HTML Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Java Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Java Software Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Java Software Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) JavaScript Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) MongoDB Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) Web Services
2 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 10 (34.48%) HTML
3 9 (31.03%) RESTful
4 8 (27.59%) HTML5
4 8 (27.59%) Lucene
4 8 (27.59%) PostGIS
4 8 (27.59%) Spring
5 6 (20.69%) CSS
6 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.90%) LAMP
7 2 (6.90%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.45%) Django
8 1 (3.45%) Java EE
8 1 (3.45%) JSON
8 1 (3.45%) Node.js
8 1 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.90%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) CentOS
2 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.90%) Android
4 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) TDD
2 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Open Source
3 9 (31.03%) Build Automation
3 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (31.03%) Scrum
4 6 (20.69%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Automation Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Code Coverage
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL
8 2 (6.90%) BDD
8 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.90%) Security Patching
8 2 (6.90%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 2 (6.90%) Web Development
9 1 (3.45%) High Availability
9 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) Python
2 14 (48.28%) C++
2 14 (48.28%) Java
2 14 (48.28%) Scala
3 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
4 11 (37.93%) Bash Shell
5 7 (24.14%) Perl
6 5 (17.24%) C
6 5 (17.24%) PHP
7 4 (13.79%) Go
7 4 (13.79%) Rust
8 3 (10.34%) SQL
9 1 (3.45%) AWK
9 1 (3.45%) C#
9 1 (3.45%) sed
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Postfix
3 1 (3.45%) Docker
3 1 (3.45%) iptables
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (44.83%) Puppet
2 9 (31.03%) Ansible
3 8 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.45%) HAProxy
4 1 (3.45%) Hyperic
4 1 (3.45%) Nagios
4 1 (3.45%) SELinux
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) VMware
2 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
3 1 (3.45%) ESRI
3 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
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