The first table below looks at the demand for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Staffordshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs citing Ruby 0 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 4.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Average daily rate
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- - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -27.77%
Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
39 56 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 32.50% 48.28% 42.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 38 50
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £380 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.41% +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Ruby
West Midlands

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
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Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Ruby
West Midlands