Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 22 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 on Rails (RoR)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 82 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 - +64
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 26 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.48% 0.47% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.55% 1.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
West Sussex median daily rate £445 - -
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year +315.00% - -

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 West Sussex with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 304 424 435
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 28.98% 33.41% 36.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 223 287
West Sussex median daily rate £448 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.15% +9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £304 £309 £300
90th Percentile £618 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 13
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +14.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £42.50 £36.08 £33.20
90th Percentile £51.00 £46.60 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails in West Sussex

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby on Rails in West Sussex

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails in West Sussex over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby on Rails in West Sussex

Ruby on Rails
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Sussex region over the 6 months to 22 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
Worthing +10 18 £420 -
Ruby on Rails
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 26 (100.00%) HTML
1 26 (100.00%) CSS
1 26 (100.00%) Ruby
1 26 (100.00%) Ajax
1 26 (100.00%) JSON
1 26 (100.00%) HTML5
1 26 (100.00%) REST
1 26 (100.00%) CSS3
1 26 (100.00%) Play Framework
2 25 (96.15%) Scala
2 25 (96.15%) Open Source
2 25 (96.15%) Django
2 25 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (88.46%) Spring
3 23 (88.46%) Test Automation
4 22 (84.62%) Web Design
4 22 (84.62%) Guice
4 22 (84.62%) Responsive Web Design
4 22 (84.62%) HTTP
4 22 (84.62%) Google
4 22 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (73.08%) Subversion
5 19 (73.08%) Git (software)
6 18 (69.23%) Scrum
7 17 (65.38%) JUnit
7 17 (65.38%) Jenkins
8 15 (57.69%) Configuration Management
8 15 (57.69%) Web Development
9 12 (46.15%) JIRA
9 12 (46.15%) Java

Ruby on Rails
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 12 (46.15%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 22 (84.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.54%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.54%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
2 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (73.08%) Git (software)
1 19 (73.08%) Subversion
2 17 (65.38%) Jenkins
2 17 (65.38%) JUnit
3 12 (46.15%) JIRA
4 10 (38.46%) Selenium
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Developer
2 12 (46.15%) Scala Developer
3 11 (42.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Digital Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) Ajax
1 26 (100.00%) CSS
1 26 (100.00%) CSS3
1 26 (100.00%) HTML
1 26 (100.00%) HTML5
1 26 (100.00%) JSON
1 26 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 26 (100.00%) REST
2 25 (96.15%) Django
3 23 (88.46%) Spring
4 22 (84.62%) Guice
5 12 (46.15%) RESTful
6 11 (42.31%) Spring MVC
7 5 (19.23%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (96.15%) Open Source
2 23 (88.46%) Test Automation
3 22 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (84.62%) Responsive Web Design
3 22 (84.62%) Web Design
4 18 (69.23%) Scrum
5 15 (57.69%) Configuration Management
5 15 (57.69%) Web Development
6 12 (46.15%) MVC
6 12 (46.15%) OWASP
7 11 (42.31%) Front End Development
8 9 (34.62%) Mentoring
9 8 (30.77%) Collaborative Working
9 8 (30.77%) Line Management
10 6 (23.08%) Service Design
11 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (11.54%) Product Management
12 3 (11.54%) Prototyping
12 3 (11.54%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Ruby
2 25 (96.15%) Scala
3 12 (46.15%) Java
4 11 (42.31%) Python
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) C#
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Google