The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 31 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.20% - 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.61% - 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £130
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +11.11%
Ruby
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Programming Languages Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
115 108 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 45.82% 56.84% 49.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 50 68
Average daily rate £315 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £385 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Average hourly rate £15.35 £37.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.08% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby across the Brighton region.

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby.

1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) Vagrant
2 2 (40.00%) OO PHP
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) PHP5
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) RSpec
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (20.00%) Redis

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) Redis
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) RSpec
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Sass
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) Haml
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) OO PHP
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP5
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (20.00%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (20.00%) Capistrano
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef