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 28 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 17 -
Rank change year-on-year -27 -  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 16 64 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.24% 8.64% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.29% 22.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 24 0
Median daily rate £506 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.47% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +2.88% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -75.00%  

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 193 288 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 39.07% 38.87% 36.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 378 307
Median daily rate £425 £434 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.07% +24.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £523 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 19
Median hourly rate £46.00 £43.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.97% -14.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

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
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 28 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 -18 10 £506 +6.47% 1
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 34 (97.14%) Test Automation
2 34 (97.14%) Continuous Integration
2 34 (97.14%) Google
2 34 (97.14%) HTTP
2 34 (97.14%) Open Source
3 33 (94.29%) Scala
4 30 (85.71%) JSON
4 30 (85.71%) Spring
4 30 (85.71%) HTML
4 30 (85.71%) CSS
4 30 (85.71%) Play Framework
4 30 (85.71%) HTML5
4 30 (85.71%) REST
5 25 (71.43%) Jenkins
5 25 (71.43%) C#
5 25 (71.43%) Linux
6 24 (68.57%) Python
6 24 (68.57%) Java
7 23 (65.71%) Subversion
7 23 (65.71%) Ajax
7 23 (65.71%) Ruby on Rails
7 23 (65.71%) Web Design
7 23 (65.71%) JIRA
7 23 (65.71%) Django
7 23 (65.71%) Guice
7 23 (65.71%) OWASP
7 23 (65.71%) Relational Database
7 23 (65.71%) CSS3

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 23 (65.71%) Confluence
2 16 (45.71%) Apache
3 11 (31.43%) nginx
3 11 (31.43%) Tomcat
4 7 (20.00%) JBoss
4 7 (20.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 11 (31.43%) GitHub
1 11 (31.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 34 (97.14%) HTTP
2 11 (31.43%) SSL
2 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (65.71%) Relational Database
2 12 (34.29%) NoSQL
3 11 (31.43%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 35 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 25 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 23 (65.71%) JIRA
3 23 (65.71%) Subversion
4 21 (60.00%) JUnit
5 11 (31.43%) Ant
5 11 (31.43%) Cucumber
5 11 (31.43%) Gatling
5 11 (31.43%) Grunt
5 11 (31.43%) gulp
5 11 (31.43%) IntelliJ
5 11 (31.43%) Karma Test Runner
5 11 (31.43%) Selenium
5 11 (31.43%) Sublime Text
6 7 (20.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 35 (100.00%) Developer
2 33 (94.29%) Scala Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Scala Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Digital Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Java Scala Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Scala Software Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (2.86%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (85.71%) CSS
1 30 (85.71%) HTML
1 30 (85.71%) HTML5
1 30 (85.71%) JSON
1 30 (85.71%) Play Framework
1 30 (85.71%) REST
1 30 (85.71%) Spring
2 23 (65.71%) Ajax
2 23 (65.71%) CSS3
2 23 (65.71%) Django
2 23 (65.71%) Guice
2 23 (65.71%) Ruby on Rails
3 18 (51.43%) Akka
4 15 (42.86%) RESTful
5 14 (40.00%) Spring MVC
6 12 (34.29%) Node.js
7 11 (31.43%) AngularJS
7 11 (31.43%) Gherkin
7 11 (31.43%) jQuery
7 11 (31.43%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 25 (71.43%) Linux
2 11 (31.43%) Ubuntu
2 11 (31.43%) Windows
3 7 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (97.14%) Continuous Integration
2 34 (97.14%) Open Source
2 34 (97.14%) Test Automation
3 23 (65.71%) OWASP
3 23 (65.71%) Responsive Web Design
3 23 (65.71%) Web Design
4 21 (60.00%) Configuration Management
5 15 (42.86%) MVC
6 13 (37.14%) Web Development
7 11 (31.43%) Analytics
7 11 (31.43%) DevOps
8 7 (20.00%) Microservices
9 5 (14.29%) Scrum
9 5 (14.29%) Service Design
10 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.86%) BDD
11 1 (2.86%) Front End Development
11 1 (2.86%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (94.29%) Scala
2 25 (71.43%) C#
3 24 (68.57%) Java
3 24 (68.57%) Python
4 11 (31.43%) Groovy
4 11 (31.43%) Haskell
4 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
4 11 (31.43%) Perl
5 7 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) Grafana
1 11 (31.43%) Kibana
2 7 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (97.14%) Google
2 7 (20.00%) Adobe
2 7 (20.00%) webMethods