The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank - 52 36
Contract jobs citing Ruby 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.74% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.75% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
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- £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +77.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
167 171 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 47.18% 42.22% 39.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 130 42
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £281 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 8 4
Average hourly rate £40.63 £36.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.84% +22.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.40 £15.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Somerset region.

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset