The first table below looks at the demand for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the East Sussex region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 38 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.28% - 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.66% - 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £130
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.69% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -27.77%
Programming Languages Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
152 140 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 42.70% 47.62% 40.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 70 71
Average daily rate £290 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £251 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 5
Average hourly rate £16.60 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 - £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton - 1 £375 -
Eastbourne - - - -
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 28 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) Vagrant
2 2 (66.67%) OO PHP
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) PHP5
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Haml
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) Capistrano
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) RSpec
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (33.33%) Redis
3 1 (33.33%) Sass

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 (66.67%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Haml
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (33.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO PHP
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) PHP5
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Vagrant
2 1 (33.33%) Capistrano