Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 50 57
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7 +5
Contract jobs citing Ruby 7 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.29% 1.14% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.60% 2.11% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
East Sussex median daily rate £565 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.81% -8.82% -
10th Percentile £558 £350 £300
90th Percentile £573 £528 £540
South East median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £22.50 - £10.00

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 269 285 342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 49.63% 54.29% 54.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 178 218
East Sussex median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £263
90th Percentile £521 £475 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
East Sussex median hourly rate - £42.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +112.50% -24.53%
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% +6.67%

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
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 20 July 2018. 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 +5 7 £565 +45.81% 5
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby 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.

1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
2 5 (71.43%) Google
2 5 (71.43%) Spring MVC
2 5 (71.43%) Django
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) JSON
2 5 (71.43%) Guice
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) Scala
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) CSS3
2 5 (71.43%) Play Framework
2 5 (71.43%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (57.14%) Service Design
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) REST
3 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (57.14%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (57.14%) Open Source
3 4 (57.14%) Confluence
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) RESTful
3 4 (57.14%) OWASP

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) JUnit
2 4 (57.14%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) webpack
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Java Scala Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Scala Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Java Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
2 5 (71.43%) CSS3
2 5 (71.43%) Django
2 5 (71.43%) Guice
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) JSON
2 5 (71.43%) Play Framework
2 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 5 (71.43%) Spring MVC
3 4 (57.14%) REST
3 4 (57.14%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) LESS
4 1 (14.29%) Node.js
4 1 (14.29%) React
4 1 (14.29%) Redux
4 1 (14.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
1 5 (71.43%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Open Source
2 4 (57.14%) OWASP
2 4 (57.14%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Service Design
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Web Design
2 4 (57.14%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Scala
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Go
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Google