Period
to 29 March 2020

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 29 March 2020 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
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 51 67 61
Rank change year-on-year +16 -6 -8
Contract jobs citing Ruby 19 32 39
As % of all contract jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.10% 3.12% 3.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.42% 7.02% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 19
Median daily rate £488 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -5.00% +0.03%
10th Percentile £429 £463 £425
90th Percentile £535 £494 £578
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 296 456 411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 48.29% 44.49% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 261 225
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £328 £313 £300
90th Percentile £588 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 22
Median hourly rate £42.50 £49.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.14% +10.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £36.25 £39.00 £41.25
90th Percentile £46.75 £50.70 £52.50
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +3.66%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in West Sussex

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Ruby in West Sussex.

Daily rate trend 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 29 March 2020. 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
Crawley +22 10 £475 -
Worthing +4 7 £530 +11.58%
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 14 (73.68%) Test Automation
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 9 (47.37%) Scala
4 8 (42.11%) Google
4 8 (42.11%) Ruby on Rails
5 7 (36.84%) Web Development
5 7 (36.84%) JSON
5 7 (36.84%) Spring
5 7 (36.84%) HTML
5 7 (36.84%) CSS
5 7 (36.84%) HTTP
5 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (36.84%) HTML5
5 7 (36.84%) REST
5 7 (36.84%) Play Framework
5 7 (36.84%) SDET
6 6 (31.58%) RESTful
6 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
6 6 (31.58%) CSS3
6 6 (31.58%) Guice
6 6 (31.58%) Ajax
6 6 (31.58%) Django
6 6 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (26.32%) Spring MVC
7 5 (26.32%) MVC
7 5 (26.32%) Scrum
7 5 (26.32%) Python
7 5 (26.32%) Java
7 5 (26.32%) TypeScript

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 3 (15.79%) Apache
1 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.53%) Apache Spark
2 2 (10.53%) Jetty
2 2 (10.53%) Jupyter
3 1 (5.26%) Confluence
3 1 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (5.26%) nginx
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) AWS
1 3 (15.79%) GitHub
2 2 (10.53%) Azure
2 2 (10.53%) Serverless
3 1 (5.26%) GCP
3 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (10.53%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.53%) Semantic Layer
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
1 3 (15.79%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) JUnit
2 2 (10.53%) Maven
3 1 (5.26%) Ant
3 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) Gatling
3 1 (5.26%) Grunt
3 1 (5.26%) gulp
3 1 (5.26%) IntelliJ
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (5.26%) Sublime Text
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.53%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Scala Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Automation Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Data Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Data Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (36.84%) CSS
2 7 (36.84%) HTML
2 7 (36.84%) HTML5
2 7 (36.84%) JSON
2 7 (36.84%) Play Framework
2 7 (36.84%) REST
2 7 (36.84%) Spring
3 6 (31.58%) Ajax
3 6 (31.58%) CSS3
3 6 (31.58%) Django
3 6 (31.58%) Guice
3 6 (31.58%) RESTful
4 5 (26.32%) Spring MVC
5 3 (15.79%) Node.js
6 2 (10.53%) NumPy
6 2 (10.53%) Pandas
6 2 (10.53%) scikit-learn
6 2 (10.53%) SciPy
7 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Test Automation
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (36.84%) SDET
3 7 (36.84%) Web Development
4 6 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (26.32%) MVC
5 5 (26.32%) Scrum
5 5 (26.32%) Service Design
6 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
6 2 (10.53%) Data Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) DevOps
6 2 (10.53%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (10.53%) Loose Coupling
6 2 (10.53%) Machine Learning
6 2 (10.53%) Microservices
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Open Source
6 2 (10.53%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
1 9 (47.37%) Scala
2 5 (26.32%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) Python
2 5 (26.32%) TypeScript
3 3 (15.79%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) Groovy
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.53%) Korn
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) Haskell
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) Grafana
2 1 (5.26%) Kibana
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Google
2 2 (10.53%) Cognos
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) webMethods