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 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
South East / East Sussex
Rank 32 39 44
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.97% 0.34% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.90% 0.70% 0.77%
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 East Sussex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 105 143 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 50.72% 48.81% 42.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 95 72
Median daily rate £330 £335 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.49% +9.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £420 £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 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.50% -41.17%  
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 East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +3 2 £388 - 1
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

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 East Sussex 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 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:

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