The table below looks at the statistics for Merb skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Merb over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Contract jobs citing Merb 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6889 7267 6634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.88% 29.96% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5264 5258 4835
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £551 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 53 67
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Merb
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Merb across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Merb Jobs Demand Trend in London

Merb
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Merb Daily Rate Trend in London

Merb
Top 12 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Merb also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Merb.

1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
1 1 (100.00%) RSpec
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Sinatra
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data

Merb
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Merb also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Merb. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) RSpec
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Sinatra
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby