The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucester with a requirement for Ruby skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Ruby
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 19
Contract jobs citing Ruby 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester - - 4.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +2.22% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -75.00%  

Ruby is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gloucester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 26 42 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 24.76% 41.58% 42.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 35
Median daily rate £425 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.29% +8.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £339 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £29.75 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -31.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucester citing Ruby as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Gloucester

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ruby in Gloucester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Gloucester