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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.03% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £513 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +425.92%
Ruby
South East

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
157 128 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 32.37% 27.53% 25.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 88 41
Average daily rate £363 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £450 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 14
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +73.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £37.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.35 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Worthing - 5 £513 -
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (100.00%) Scala
1 6 (100.00%) Open Source
1 6 (100.00%) REST
2 4 (66.67%) JUnit
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) HTTP
2 4 (66.67%) Subversion
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Google
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (66.67%) Django
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Play Framework
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Guice
3 3 (50.00%) Web Design
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) Puppet
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) C#

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 (33.33%) Confluence
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) JUnit
2 4 (66.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Scala Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Scala Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) REST
2 4 (66.67%) Django
2 4 (66.67%) Guice
2 4 (66.67%) Play Framework
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) Sensu
5 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Open Source
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Web Design
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) OWASP
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 1 (16.67%) High Availability
5 1 (16.67%) Line Management
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Network Design
5 1 (16.67%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Scala
2 4 (66.67%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Ganglia
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Google
2 2 (33.33%) SaltStack