Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 17 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 74 86
Rank change year-on-year -13 +12 -18
Contract jobs citing Ruby 21 35 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.68% 2.74% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.31% 4.78% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 15
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £316 £368 £336
90th Percentile £473 £508 £538
South East median daily rate £500 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £19.30 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year +92.95% - -

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 635 732 606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 50.72% 57.37% 44.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 543 478
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £325 £288 £263
90th Percentile £579 £548 £520
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 25
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -20.00% +100.00%
10th Percentile £32.50 £16.75 £15.50
90th Percentile £77.50 £45.88 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Oxfordshire

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Oxfordshire

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby 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 6 months to 17 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 -11 13 £400 -18.16% 3
Abingdon -2 1 £425 -
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 17 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 10 (47.62%) Python
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (33.33%) CSS
2 7 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 6 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (28.57%) Puppet
3 6 (28.57%) CentOS
3 6 (28.57%) HTML
4 5 (23.81%) Java
4 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
4 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (23.81%) Web Development
4 5 (23.81%) Node.js
5 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (19.05%) Heroku
5 4 (19.05%) Degree
5 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
5 4 (19.05%) Open Source
5 4 (19.05%) Debian
5 4 (19.05%) Ubuntu
5 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (19.05%) Perl
5 4 (19.05%) Apache
5 4 (19.05%) Nagios
5 4 (19.05%) HAProxy
5 4 (19.05%) SELinux
5 4 (19.05%) DevOps
5 4 (19.05%) React

Ruby
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 4 (19.05%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) Drupal
2 2 (9.52%) WordPress
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) JBoss
3 1 (4.76%) nginx
3 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (19.05%) Heroku
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
4 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (4.76%) Firebase
4 1 (4.76%) Office 365
4 1 (4.76%) Route 53
4 1 (4.76%) Twilio
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) BGP
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
2 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) HSRP
2 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.76%) IPsec
2 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) LDAP
2 1 (4.76%) MPLS
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) OSPF
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) VoIP
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) VRRP
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (14.29%) Subversion
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) Ant
3 1 (4.76%) Hudson
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (4.76%) Maven
3 1 (4.76%) Mocha
3 1 (4.76%) webpack
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Administrator
2 7 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Web Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (9.52%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (9.52%) PHP Developer
5 2 (9.52%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) CSS
1 7 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (28.57%) HTML
3 5 (23.81%) Node.js
4 4 (19.05%) React
5 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
5 2 (9.52%) HTML5
5 2 (9.52%) jQuery
5 2 (9.52%) Symfony
5 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (9.52%) Web Services
6 1 (4.76%) Ajax
6 1 (4.76%) Django
6 1 (4.76%) Express
6 1 (4.76%) Flask
6 1 (4.76%) Google Maps API
6 1 (4.76%) POSIX
6 1 (4.76%) REST
6 1 (4.76%) RESTful
6 1 (4.76%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Animation
2 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) CentOS
3 4 (19.05%) Debian
3 4 (19.05%) Ubuntu
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Android
5 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (23.81%) Web Development
3 4 (19.05%) DevOps
3 4 (19.05%) Open Source
4 3 (14.29%) Open Source Development
4 3 (14.29%) User Stories
5 2 (9.52%) Front End Development
5 2 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.76%) Active Record
6 1 (4.76%) Android Development
6 1 (4.76%) API Design
6 1 (4.76%) API Integration
6 1 (4.76%) High Availability
6 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Network Management
6 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Python
2 7 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 5 (23.81%) Java
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) Perl
5 3 (14.29%) PHP
6 2 (9.52%) SQL
7 1 (4.76%) AWK
7 1 (4.76%) C
7 1 (4.76%) C++
7 1 (4.76%) ES6
7 1 (4.76%) Groovy
7 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.76%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Puppet
2 4 (19.05%) HAProxy
2 4 (19.05%) Nagios
2 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (19.05%) SELinux
3 2 (9.52%) Ansible
3 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (9.52%) SCOM
4 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
1 5 (23.81%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) 3PAR
2 2 (9.52%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Symantec
3 1 (4.76%) Apiary
3 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Facebook
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) Juniper
3 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
3 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.76%) Splunk