The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.92% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+89.33% -
Ruby
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
87 43 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 64.44% 55.84% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 22 31
Average daily rate £300 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.42 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby across the Belfast region.

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Belfast