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 3 months to 29 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.

Ruby
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 21 -
Rank change year-on-year -24 -  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 19 51 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.62% 8.32% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.90% 21.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 0
Median daily rate £512 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.66% -  
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 West Sussex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 192 241 188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 36.57% 39.31% 36.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 128 123
Median daily rate £468 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £37.50 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.05 £47.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 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
Worthing -12 10 £516 +11.51%
Crawley +9 1 £350 +2.94% 1
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 31 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (75.76%) Automated Testing
2 25 (75.76%) Git (software)
2 25 (75.76%) Open Source
3 24 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (69.70%) Scala
4 23 (69.70%) Jenkins
5 22 (66.67%) Google
5 22 (66.67%) HTTP
5 22 (66.67%) Java
5 22 (66.67%) C#
6 21 (63.64%) Python
7 20 (60.61%) HTML
7 20 (60.61%) CSS
8 19 (57.58%) JIRA
8 19 (57.58%) HTML5
8 19 (57.58%) REST
9 18 (54.55%) JSON
10 17 (51.52%) Play Framework
10 17 (51.52%) Linux
10 17 (51.52%) Spring
11 15 (45.45%) CSS3
12 14 (42.42%) Responsive Web Design
12 14 (42.42%) Confluence
12 14 (42.42%) Cucumber
12 14 (42.42%) Ajax
12 14 (42.42%) Web Design
12 14 (42.42%) JUnit
13 13 (39.39%) Subversion
13 13 (39.39%) Relational Database

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 14 (42.42%) Confluence
2 10 (30.30%) Apache
3 9 (27.27%) nginx
3 9 (27.27%) Tomcat
4 4 (12.12%) JBoss
4 4 (12.12%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) GitHub
1 9 (27.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (66.67%) HTTP
2 9 (27.27%) SSL
2 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) FTP
3 1 (3.03%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) Relational Database
2 11 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 10 (30.30%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (75.76%) Git (software)
2 23 (69.70%) Jenkins
3 19 (57.58%) JIRA
4 14 (42.42%) Cucumber
4 14 (42.42%) JUnit
5 13 (39.39%) Selenium
5 13 (39.39%) Subversion
6 9 (27.27%) Ant
6 9 (27.27%) Gatling
6 9 (27.27%) Grunt
6 9 (27.27%) gulp
6 9 (27.27%) IntelliJ
6 9 (27.27%) Karma Test Runner
6 9 (27.27%) Sublime Text
7 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
7 4 (12.12%) WebDriver
8 3 (9.09%) FitNesse
8 3 (9.09%) JBehave
8 3 (9.09%) QADirector
8 3 (9.09%) QARun
General
1 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (78.79%) Developer
2 23 (69.70%) Scala Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Automation Tester
4 4 (12.12%) Java Scala Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Scala Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Tester
5 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (3.03%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Digital Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.03%) QA Team Leader
5 1 (3.03%) Scala Software Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (60.61%) CSS
1 20 (60.61%) HTML
2 19 (57.58%) HTML5
2 19 (57.58%) REST
3 18 (54.55%) JSON
4 17 (51.52%) Play Framework
4 17 (51.52%) Spring
5 15 (45.45%) CSS3
6 14 (42.42%) Ajax
7 13 (39.39%) Django
7 13 (39.39%) Guice
7 13 (39.39%) Ruby on Rails
8 10 (30.30%) Akka
8 10 (30.30%) Gherkin
8 10 (30.30%) Node.js
8 10 (30.30%) RESTful
9 9 (27.27%) AngularJS
9 9 (27.27%) jQuery
9 9 (27.27%) Servlets
10 7 (21.21%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) Ubuntu
2 9 (27.27%) Windows
3 6 (18.18%) Unix
4 1 (3.03%) AIX
4 1 (3.03%) SUSE
4 1 (3.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (75.76%) Automated Testing
2 25 (75.76%) Open Source
3 24 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (42.42%) Responsive Web Design
4 14 (42.42%) Web Design
5 13 (39.39%) OWASP
6 12 (36.36%) Configuration Management
7 9 (27.27%) Analytics
7 9 (27.27%) DevOps
7 9 (27.27%) Scrum
8 8 (24.24%) MVC
8 8 (24.24%) Web Development
9 5 (15.15%) TDD
10 4 (12.12%) Microservices
10 4 (12.12%) Service Design
11 2 (6.06%) BDD
11 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
12 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (3.03%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) Scala
2 22 (66.67%) C#
2 22 (66.67%) Java
3 21 (63.64%) Python
4 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 9 (27.27%) Groovy
5 9 (27.27%) Haskell
5 9 (27.27%) Perl
6 4 (12.12%) SQL
7 1 (3.03%) Korn
7 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) NFS
2 1 (3.03%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Grafana
1 9 (27.27%) Kibana
1 9 (27.27%) Puppet
2 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Google
2 4 (12.12%) webMethods
3 3 (9.09%) Adobe
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) SaltStack
4 1 (3.03%) SAP