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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 26 29 37
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 1.48% 0.53% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.74% 1.05% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £388 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £23.25 £71.00
% change year-on-year +179.56% -67.25%  

Ruby is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 73 95 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 54.07% 50.26% 45.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 61 59
Median daily rate £325 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.50% -46.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton citing Ruby as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (25.00%) Calabash
4 1 (25.00%) Play Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Appium
4 1 (25.00%) SDET
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) Django
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban

Ruby
Top Related 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 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Appium
1 1 (25.00%) Calabash
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Scala Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Django
2 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (25.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) SDET