Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 19 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 51 90
Rank change year-on-year -8 +39 -25
Contract jobs citing Ruby 32 34 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.09% 2.69% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.36% 7.31% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 1
West Sussex median daily rate £445 £475 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.32% -7.32% -26.79%
10th Percentile £366 £408 £494
90th Percentile £553 £521 £531
South East median daily rate £500 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £19.30 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year +92.95% - -

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 West Sussex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 383 465 497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 36.97% 36.76% 41.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 254 319
West Sussex median daily rate £423 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +8.84% +5.00%
10th Percentile £293 £261 £281
90th Percentile £571 £525 £520
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 21 16
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +14.67% +25.21%
10th Percentile £41.35 £33.75 £29.38
90th Percentile £50.93 £50.00 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in West Sussex

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in West Sussex

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in West Sussex over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in West Sussex

Ruby
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 within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 19 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 +5 21 £433 -8.95% 1
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 31 (96.88%) HTML
1 31 (96.88%) CSS
2 30 (93.75%) Scala
2 30 (93.75%) REST
3 29 (90.63%) HTML5
3 29 (90.63%) JSON
4 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (87.50%) Test Automation
4 28 (87.50%) Play Framework
5 27 (84.38%) Open Source
5 27 (84.38%) CSS3
5 27 (84.38%) Ajax
6 26 (81.25%) Ruby on Rails
6 26 (81.25%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (78.13%) Django
7 25 (78.13%) Spring
8 24 (75.00%) Google
8 24 (75.00%) Web Design
8 24 (75.00%) HTTP
8 24 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 22 (68.75%) Guice
9 22 (68.75%) Git (software)
10 19 (59.38%) Jenkins
10 19 (59.38%) JUnit
10 19 (59.38%) Subversion
10 19 (59.38%) Scrum
11 18 (56.25%) Configuration Management
12 17 (53.13%) Python
12 17 (53.13%) Java
12 17 (53.13%) Web Development

Ruby
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 (37.50%) Confluence
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) JBoss
2 2 (6.25%) nginx
2 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) GitHub
1 2 (6.25%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (75.00%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) SSL
2 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) Relational Database
2 5 (15.63%) MongoDB
2 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (9.38%) MySQL
3 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (68.75%) Git (software)
2 19 (59.38%) Jenkins
2 19 (59.38%) JUnit
2 19 (59.38%) Subversion
3 13 (40.63%) JIRA
4 12 (37.50%) Selenium
5 2 (6.25%) Ant
5 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.25%) Gatling
5 2 (6.25%) Grunt
5 2 (6.25%) gulp
5 2 (6.25%) IntelliJ
5 2 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (6.25%) Sublime Text
6 1 (3.13%) Toad
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Developer
2 17 (53.13%) Scala Developer
3 11 (34.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Digital Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Digital Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Scala Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.13%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Java Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.13%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (96.88%) CSS
1 31 (96.88%) HTML
2 30 (93.75%) REST
3 29 (90.63%) HTML5
3 29 (90.63%) JSON
4 28 (87.50%) Play Framework
5 27 (84.38%) Ajax
5 27 (84.38%) CSS3
6 26 (81.25%) Ruby on Rails
7 25 (78.13%) Django
7 25 (78.13%) Spring
8 22 (68.75%) Guice
9 13 (40.63%) RESTful
10 11 (34.38%) Spring MVC
11 5 (15.63%) Akka
12 3 (9.38%) J2EE
13 2 (6.25%) EJB
13 2 (6.25%) Servlets
13 2 (6.25%) SOAP
13 2 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
2 2 (6.25%) Unix
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 27 (84.38%) Open Source
3 26 (81.25%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 24 (75.00%) Web Design
5 19 (59.38%) Scrum
6 18 (56.25%) Configuration Management
7 17 (53.13%) Web Development
8 12 (37.50%) MVC
8 12 (37.50%) OWASP
9 11 (34.38%) Front End Development
10 9 (28.13%) Mentoring
11 8 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
11 8 (25.00%) Line Management
12 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (18.75%) Service Design
13 4 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (12.50%) Kanban
14 3 (9.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) Scala
2 17 (53.13%) Java
2 17 (53.13%) Python
3 4 (12.50%) C#
3 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) Perl
4 3 (9.38%) SQL
5 2 (6.25%) Groovy
5 2 (6.25%) Haskell
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) Grafana
2 2 (6.25%) Kibana
3 1 (3.13%) Ansible
3 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Google
2 2 (6.25%) webMethods
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle