Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 24 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
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 45 66
Rank change year-on-year -8 +21 -7
Contract jobs citing Ruby 4 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.73% 2.28% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.53% 4.14% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 2
East Sussex median daily rate £425 £438 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -20.45% +46.67%
10th Percentile £353 £300 £525
90th Percentile £558 £539 £575
South East median daily rate £500 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £19.30 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year +92.95% - -

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 East Sussex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 262 290 347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 47.72% 55.03% 49.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 176 226
East Sussex median daily rate £350 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +6.62% +7.94%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £225
90th Percentile £570 £538 £475
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 11
East Sussex median hourly rate £38.75 £42.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.74% +82.61% +15.26%
10th Percentile £33.38 £25.28 £13.50
90th Percentile £43.13 £47.70 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.80% +7.33% +7.14%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in East Sussex

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in East Sussex

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in East Sussex over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in East Sussex

Ruby
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 within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +2 3 £400 -5.88% 2
Hove - 1 £575 -
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins

Ruby
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Consul
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat