Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Ruby on Rails skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 6 months to 21 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 on Rails (RoR)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 108 93
Rank change year-on-year +13 -15 -14
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 7 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.56% 0.16% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.58% 0.38% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 9
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -23.53% -
10th Percentile £245 £309 £354
90th Percentile £475 £350 £465
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year +315.00% - -

Ruby on Rails is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 443 529 486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 35.61% 41.92% 36.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 385 382
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £312 £260
90th Percentile £590 £575 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.19% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 10
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £21.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.00% +43.68%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Ruby on Rails as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails in Oxfordshire

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby on Rails in Oxfordshire

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby on Rails in Oxfordshire

Ruby on Rails
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 on Rails within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 3 £325 - 1
Ruby on Rails
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails.

1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) Heroku
3 3 (42.86%) User Stories
3 3 (42.86%) React
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) Node.js
5 1 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) Laravel
5 1 (14.29%) Facebook
5 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (14.29%) Sinatra
5 1 (14.29%) Active Record
5 1 (14.29%) Express
5 1 (14.29%) Sass
5 1 (14.29%) LESS
5 1 (14.29%) Twilio
5 1 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner

Ruby on Rails
Co-occurring 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 1 (14.29%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Heroku
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (14.29%) Firebase
3 1 (14.29%) Twilio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (14.29%) Mocha
1 1 (14.29%) webpack
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) React
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) Node.js
3 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) Django
4 1 (14.29%) Express
4 1 (14.29%) Flask
4 1 (14.29%) Google Maps API
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) Laravel
4 1 (14.29%) LESS
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) Sass
4 1 (14.29%) Sinatra
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) User Stories
2 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Active Record
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) API Design
3 1 (14.29%) API Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) ES6
3 1 (14.29%) Groovy
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Apiary
1 1 (14.29%) Facebook
1 1 (14.29%) Google