The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
South East / West Sussex
Rank 38 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 20 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.26% 3.17% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.87% 9.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Median daily rate £488 £613 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -47.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Programming Languages Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
184 154 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 39.15% 32.56% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 88 113
Median daily rate £488 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Median hourly rate £45.87 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.67% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.70 £42.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 25 February 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
Worthing -9 11 £512 -16.48% 1
Crawley - 1 £350 - 2
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 35 (92.11%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (71.05%) Java
2 27 (71.05%) Python
2 27 (71.05%) Scala
3 26 (68.42%) Git (software)
3 26 (68.42%) Jenkins
4 25 (65.79%) Open Source
4 25 (65.79%) Automated Testing
5 24 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (63.16%) C#
6 22 (57.89%) HTTP
6 22 (57.89%) Google
6 22 (57.89%) REST
7 21 (55.26%) HTML
7 21 (55.26%) CSS
8 20 (52.63%) Play Framework
8 20 (52.63%) JIRA
9 19 (50.00%) HTML5
9 19 (50.00%) Linux
10 18 (47.37%) JSON
11 17 (44.74%) Spring
12 16 (42.11%) Scrum
12 16 (42.11%) JUnit
13 15 (39.47%) Cucumber
13 15 (39.47%) CSS3
14 14 (36.84%) Responsive Web Design
14 14 (36.84%) Confluence
14 14 (36.84%) Ajax
14 14 (36.84%) Selenium
14 14 (36.84%) Subversion

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 14 (36.84%) Confluence
2 9 (23.68%) nginx
2 9 (23.68%) Tomcat
3 7 (18.42%) Apache
4 4 (10.53%) JBoss
4 4 (10.53%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) GitHub
1 9 (23.68%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (57.89%) HTTP
2 9 (23.68%) SSL
2 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) FTP
3 1 (2.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) MongoDB
1 13 (34.21%) Relational Database
2 11 (28.95%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 26 (68.42%) Git (software)
1 26 (68.42%) Jenkins
2 20 (52.63%) JIRA
3 16 (42.11%) JUnit
4 15 (39.47%) Cucumber
5 14 (36.84%) Selenium
5 14 (36.84%) Subversion
6 9 (23.68%) Ant
6 9 (23.68%) Gatling
6 9 (23.68%) Grunt
6 9 (23.68%) gulp
6 9 (23.68%) IntelliJ
6 9 (23.68%) Karma Test Runner
6 9 (23.68%) Sublime Text
7 5 (13.16%) WebDriver
8 4 (10.53%) Eclipse
8 4 (10.53%) FitNesse
8 4 (10.53%) JBehave
8 4 (10.53%) QADirector
8 4 (10.53%) QARun
General
1 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (73.68%) Developer
2 25 (65.79%) Scala Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Java Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Java Scala Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Automation Tester
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Scala Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.63%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.63%) QA Leader
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.63%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (57.89%) REST
2 21 (55.26%) CSS
2 21 (55.26%) HTML
3 20 (52.63%) Play Framework
4 19 (50.00%) HTML5
5 18 (47.37%) JSON
6 17 (44.74%) Spring
7 15 (39.47%) CSS3
8 14 (36.84%) Ajax
9 13 (34.21%) Django
9 13 (34.21%) Guice
9 13 (34.21%) RESTful
9 13 (34.21%) Ruby on Rails
10 10 (26.32%) Gherkin
10 10 (26.32%) Node.js
11 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
11 9 (23.68%) jQuery
11 9 (23.68%) Servlets
12 8 (21.05%) Akka
12 8 (21.05%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) User Experience
2 1 (2.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (23.68%) Ubuntu
2 9 (23.68%) Windows
3 7 (18.42%) Unix
4 1 (2.63%) AIX
4 1 (2.63%) SUSE
4 1 (2.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (92.11%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (65.79%) Automated Testing
2 25 (65.79%) Open Source
3 24 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (42.11%) Scrum
5 14 (36.84%) Responsive Web Design
5 14 (36.84%) Web Design
6 13 (34.21%) Configuration Management
6 13 (34.21%) OWASP
7 12 (31.58%) Web Development
8 9 (23.68%) Analytics
8 9 (23.68%) DevOps
8 9 (23.68%) MVC
8 9 (23.68%) TDD
9 5 (13.16%) BDD
10 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
10 4 (10.53%) Microservices
10 4 (10.53%) Service Design
11 3 (7.89%) Kanban
12 1 (2.63%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) Java
1 27 (71.05%) Python
1 27 (71.05%) Scala
2 24 (63.16%) C#
3 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
4 9 (23.68%) Groovy
4 9 (23.68%) Haskell
4 9 (23.68%) Perl
5 4 (10.53%) SQL
6 1 (2.63%) Korn
6 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) NFS
2 1 (2.63%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) Puppet
2 9 (23.68%) Grafana
2 9 (23.68%) Kibana
3 4 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Google
2 4 (10.53%) webMethods
3 3 (7.89%) Adobe
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.63%) SAP