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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 49 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 6 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.07% 1.21% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.21% 2.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Median daily rate £500 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.84% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £23.25 £71.00
% change year-on-year +179.56% -67.25%  

Ruby is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 271 221 236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 48.39% 44.56% 33.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 185 166
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £297 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £11.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +218.18% -56.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing Ruby as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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 -2 3 £500 - 7
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 (62.50%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Python
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Subversion
3 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 6 (37.50%) BDD
4 5 (31.25%) Puppet
4 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
4 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (31.25%) JBehave
4 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 5 (31.25%) FitNesse
5 4 (25.00%) Selenium
5 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (18.75%) Perl
6 3 (18.75%) Firewall
6 3 (18.75%) Publishing
6 3 (18.75%) VMware
6 3 (18.75%) CentOS
6 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
6 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
7 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (12.50%) SELinux
7 2 (12.50%) HAProxy
7 2 (12.50%) Gherkin
7 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
7 2 (12.50%) Debian

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 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
2 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (6.25%) GitHub
2 1 (6.25%) Heroku
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) BGP
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) VoIP
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 6 (37.50%) Subversion
2 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
2 5 (31.25%) FitNesse
2 5 (31.25%) JBehave
3 4 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (18.75%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Administrator
1 4 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Gherkin
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.25%) Ember.js
2 1 (6.25%) Express
2 1 (6.25%) MEAN Stack
2 1 (6.25%) Meteor
2 1 (6.25%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) React
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (18.75%) CentOS
4 2 (12.50%) Debian
4 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) BDD
2 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Security Operations
6 1 (6.25%) Service Design
6 1 (6.25%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
3 3 (18.75%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) Go
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PMO
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) HAProxy
2 2 (12.50%) SELinux
3 1 (6.25%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
3 1 (6.25%) Nagios
3 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Juniper
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
3 1 (6.25%) Sybase
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