The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank - - 31
Contract jobs citing Ruby 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - - 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £341
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +11.11%
Ruby
South Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
77 83 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 36.15% 33.20% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 55 81
Average daily rate £325 £343 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% +12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £176 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £424 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Average hourly rate £15.39 £28.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.48% -4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield