On 6/22/05, Ryan Leavengood <mrcode / netrox.net> wrote:
> Joe Van Dyk said:
> >
> > If you're doing more work in less time, your rates should go up, no?
> 
> True, but try explaining to a client that your rate is higher than Jimmy
> the Java Contractor because you are smart and use Ruby. So your better off
> just using the extra time solving more customer problems.
> 

Say that you get stuff done three times faster than Jimmy the Java
Contractor.  :-)

> Ryan
> 
> P.S. I'm not yet a Ruby contractor or consultant (but am seriously
> considering it), so I may be completely off-base here. But it makes sense
> logically. I'm sure some of the real Ruby contractors out there can shed
> some more light on this.
> 
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