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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 36 -
Rank change year-on-year -15 -  
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 11 42 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.22% 5.64% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.83% 17.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 0
Median daily rate £520 £423 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 -

Ruby on Rails is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 161 242 183
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 32.46% 32.48% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 137 137
Median daily rate £475 £435 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.19% +24.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £513 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.27% -14.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex citing Ruby on Rails as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
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 3 months to 23 June 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
Worthing -5 5 £520 +22.35%
Ruby on Rails
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 23 (100.00%) HTML
1 23 (100.00%) CSS
1 23 (100.00%) HTTP
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (100.00%) Subversion
1 23 (100.00%) Spring
1 23 (100.00%) Ruby
1 23 (100.00%) Ajax
1 23 (100.00%) Google
1 23 (100.00%) Web Design
1 23 (100.00%) JSON
1 23 (100.00%) JIRA
1 23 (100.00%) Django
1 23 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 23 (100.00%) Guice
1 23 (100.00%) OWASP
1 23 (100.00%) Open Source
1 23 (100.00%) Confluence
1 23 (100.00%) HTML5
1 23 (100.00%) REST
1 23 (100.00%) CSS3
1 23 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 23 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 23 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 23 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 23 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 22 (95.65%) Scala
3 18 (78.26%) Akka
4 14 (60.87%) RESTful
4 14 (60.87%) Jenkins

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 23 (100.00%) Confluence
2 9 (39.13%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 23 (100.00%) JIRA
1 23 (100.00%) Subversion
2 14 (60.87%) Jenkins
2 14 (60.87%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (95.65%) Scala Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Java Scala Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Scala Developer
4 1 (4.35%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) Ajax
1 23 (100.00%) CSS
1 23 (100.00%) CSS3
1 23 (100.00%) Django
1 23 (100.00%) Guice
1 23 (100.00%) HTML
1 23 (100.00%) HTML5
1 23 (100.00%) JSON
1 23 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 23 (100.00%) REST
1 23 (100.00%) Spring
2 18 (78.26%) Akka
3 14 (60.87%) RESTful
3 14 (60.87%) Spring MVC
4 9 (39.13%) spray
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 23 (100.00%) Open Source
1 23 (100.00%) OWASP
1 23 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 23 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 23 (100.00%) Web Design
2 14 (60.87%) Configuration Management
2 14 (60.87%) MVC
3 13 (56.52%) Web Development
4 5 (21.74%) Scrum
4 5 (21.74%) Service Design
5 1 (4.35%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Ruby
2 22 (95.65%) Scala
3 13 (56.52%) C#
3 13 (56.52%) Java
3 13 (56.52%) Python
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Google