Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Ruby skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Ruby
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 64 66
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 13 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.77% 2.78% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.25% 4.59% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 7
Oxford median daily rate £400 £489 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.16% +8.61% -
10th Percentile £290 £394 £328
90th Percentile £455 £508 £538
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

Ruby is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 400 436 330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 54.42% 60.64% 48.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 343 274
Oxford median daily rate £450 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +15.71%
10th Percentile £313 £234 £261
90th Percentile £575 £536 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 17
Oxford median hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -28.00% +129.89%
10th Percentile £32.50 £17.78 £20.00
90th Percentile £77.50 £48.75 £55.30
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -20.00% +100.00%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Oxford

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ruby in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Oxford

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Oxford over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Bash Shell
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (46.15%) CentOS
3 6 (46.15%) Python
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) CSS
5 4 (30.77%) Debian
5 4 (30.77%) Web Development
5 4 (30.77%) Apache
5 4 (30.77%) Perl
5 4 (30.77%) Ubuntu
5 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (30.77%) Node.js
5 4 (30.77%) Puppet
5 4 (30.77%) HAProxy
5 4 (30.77%) SELinux
6 3 (23.08%) DevOps
6 3 (23.08%) Open Source Development
6 3 (23.08%) Open Source
6 3 (23.08%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 3 (23.08%) Nagios
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
7 2 (15.38%) Subversion
7 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (15.38%) SAN
7 2 (15.38%) Drupal

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 4 (30.77%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) Drupal
2 2 (15.38%) WordPress
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) nginx
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (7.69%) Firebase
2 1 (7.69%) Heroku
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Route 53
2 1 (7.69%) Twilio
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) BGP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
2 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) HSRP
2 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (7.69%) IPsec
2 1 (7.69%) Kerberos
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) MPLS
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) OSPF
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VoIP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) VRRP
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Administrator
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
1 5 (38.46%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
4 2 (15.38%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) AWS Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) Node.js
3 3 (23.08%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) React
4 2 (15.38%) Symfony
4 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) Ajax
5 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.69%) Express
5 1 (7.69%) Google Maps API
5 1 (7.69%) HTML5
5 1 (7.69%) LESS
5 1 (7.69%) MEAN Stack
5 1 (7.69%) POSIX
5 1 (7.69%) REST
5 1 (7.69%) Sass
5 1 (7.69%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) CentOS
3 4 (30.77%) Debian
3 4 (30.77%) Ubuntu
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Android
5 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (30.77%) Web Development
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) Open Source
3 3 (23.08%) Open Source Development
4 1 (7.69%) Active Record
4 1 (7.69%) Android Development
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Network Management
4 1 (7.69%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) Service Design
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Bash Shell
2 6 (46.15%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) Perl
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) PHP
7 1 (7.69%) AWK
7 1 (7.69%) C
7 1 (7.69%) C++
7 1 (7.69%) Groovy
7 1 (7.69%) sed
7 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (7.69%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) HAProxy
1 4 (30.77%) Puppet
1 4 (30.77%) SELinux
2 3 (23.08%) Nagios
3 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (7.69%) Ansible
4 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Symantec
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Facebook
3 1 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
3 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds