Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for Ruby skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby over the 6 months to 18 November 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
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 37 56
Rank change year-on-year -5 +19 -6
Contract jobs citing Ruby 3 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.88% 2.95% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 4.42% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Brighton median daily rate £400 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -22.73% +46.67%
10th Percentile £345 £300 £525
90th Percentile £435 £540 £575
East Sussex median daily rate £425 £438 £550
% change year-on-year -2.86% -20.45% +46.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Brighton median hourly rate - - -
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -

Ruby is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Brighton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 168 249 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 49.12% 66.76% 53.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 144 179
Brighton median daily rate £375 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% +1.54%
10th Percentile £268 £264 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
East Sussex median daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year -6.67% +10.29% +7.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Brighton median hourly rate £38.75 £28.63 £24.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.37% +15.42% +24.56%
10th Percentile £33.38 £16.91 £17.13
90th Percentile £43.13 £39.44 £40.00
East Sussex median hourly rate £38.75 £42.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -7.74% +82.61% +15.26%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Brighton.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Brighton

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Brighton

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Brighton region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) .NET

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle