Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for Ruby on Rails skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 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 on Rails (RoR)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 56 48
Rank change year-on-year +1 -8 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 11 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.77% 0.39% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.79% 0.90% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
East Sussex median daily rate £350 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +31.25% -
South East median daily rate £450 £481 £405
% change year-on-year -6.49% +18.83% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £41.50 -

Ruby on Rails is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 290 222 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 46.77% 43.02% 44.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 160 123
East Sussex median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £314 £275 £250
90th Percentile £575 £563 £475
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
East Sussex median hourly rate £43.50 £35.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.29% -17.16% +5.63%
10th Percentile £42.75 £32.50 £41.48
90th Percentile £44.25 £37.50 £44.10
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £41.82
% change year-on-year -4.44% +7.60% +4.55%

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings citing Ruby on Rails as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails in East Sussex

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby on Rails in East Sussex

Ruby on Rails
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -4 11 £350 -33.33% 2
Ruby on Rails
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Sussex region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 11 (100.00%) Ruby
2 9 (81.82%) MVC
2 9 (81.82%) Scrum
2 9 (81.82%) Web Design
2 9 (81.82%) JUnit
2 9 (81.82%) CSS
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) HTTP
2 9 (81.82%) Configuration Management
2 9 (81.82%) Ajax
2 9 (81.82%) Google
2 9 (81.82%) Web Development
2 9 (81.82%) JSON
2 9 (81.82%) JIRA
2 9 (81.82%) Spring MVC
2 9 (81.82%) Django
2 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (81.82%) Guice
2 9 (81.82%) OWASP
2 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
2 9 (81.82%) Test Automation
2 9 (81.82%) RESTful
2 9 (81.82%) Scala
2 9 (81.82%) Open Source
2 9 (81.82%) Confluence
2 9 (81.82%) HTML5
2 9 (81.82%) REST
2 9 (81.82%) CSS3
2 9 (81.82%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (81.82%) Jenkins

Ruby on Rails
Co-occurring IT Skills in East 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 9 (81.82%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
1 9 (81.82%) Jenkins
1 9 (81.82%) JIRA
1 9 (81.82%) JUnit
1 9 (81.82%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 9 (81.82%) Scala Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Java Scala Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) Ajax
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
1 9 (81.82%) CSS3
1 9 (81.82%) Django
1 9 (81.82%) Guice
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
1 9 (81.82%) HTML5
1 9 (81.82%) JSON
1 9 (81.82%) Play Framework
1 9 (81.82%) REST
1 9 (81.82%) RESTful
1 9 (81.82%) Spring
1 9 (81.82%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (81.82%) Configuration Management
1 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (81.82%) MVC
1 9 (81.82%) Open Source
1 9 (81.82%) OWASP
1 9 (81.82%) Problem-Solving
1 9 (81.82%) Responsive Web Design
1 9 (81.82%) Scrum
1 9 (81.82%) Service Design
1 9 (81.82%) Test Automation
1 9 (81.82%) Web Design
1 9 (81.82%) Web Development
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Ruby
2 9 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) Scala
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Google