Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 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
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 55 47
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8 +7
Contract jobs citing Ruby 13 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 2.12% 0.37% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.64% 0.76% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
East Sussex median daily rate £438 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +16.67% -18.18%
10th Percentile £344 £513 £386
90th Percentile £521 £538 £519
South East median daily rate £460 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £62.50 - -

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 357 262 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 58.14% 48.61% 51.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 181 129
East Sussex median daily rate £425 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.86% +5.71% +4.48%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £249
90th Percentile £563 £563 £475
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 8
East Sussex median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +1.19% +57.89%
10th Percentile £38.75 £38.75 £14.13
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.88 £45.98
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 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 +2 13 £438 -16.67% 5
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 12 (92.31%) Ruby on Rails
2 11 (84.62%) Spring
2 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (84.62%) Git (software)
2 11 (84.62%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Configuration Management
2 11 (84.62%) Scrum
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Jenkins
3 10 (76.92%) Play Framework
3 10 (76.92%) Relational Database
3 10 (76.92%) REST
3 10 (76.92%) CSS3
3 10 (76.92%) Responsive Web Design
3 10 (76.92%) Confluence
3 10 (76.92%) HTML5
3 10 (76.92%) HTTP
3 10 (76.92%) Service Design
3 10 (76.92%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (76.92%) Subversion
3 10 (76.92%) Web Design
3 10 (76.92%) MVC
3 10 (76.92%) JUnit
3 10 (76.92%) CSS
3 10 (76.92%) HTML
3 10 (76.92%) Test Automation
3 10 (76.92%) RESTful
3 10 (76.92%) Scala
3 10 (76.92%) Guice

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 10 (76.92%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) Git (software)
1 11 (84.62%) Jenkins
2 10 (76.92%) JIRA
2 10 (76.92%) JUnit
2 10 (76.92%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) Scala Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Java Scala Developer
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) Ruby on Rails
2 11 (84.62%) Spring
3 10 (76.92%) Ajax
3 10 (76.92%) CSS
3 10 (76.92%) CSS3
3 10 (76.92%) Django
3 10 (76.92%) Guice
3 10 (76.92%) HTML
3 10 (76.92%) HTML5
3 10 (76.92%) JSON
3 10 (76.92%) Play Framework
3 10 (76.92%) REST
3 10 (76.92%) RESTful
3 10 (76.92%) Spring MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Spring Boot
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (84.62%) Configuration Management
1 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (84.62%) Scrum
2 10 (76.92%) MVC
2 10 (76.92%) Open Source
2 10 (76.92%) OWASP
2 10 (76.92%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (76.92%) Responsive Web Design
2 10 (76.92%) Service Design
2 10 (76.92%) Test Automation
2 10 (76.92%) Web Design
2 10 (76.92%) Web Development
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) Scala
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Python
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Google