The first table below looks at the demand for WATIR skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Development Applications category for the Basingstoke 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank - 49 33
Contract jobs citing WATIR 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke - 2.07% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category - 6.41% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
28 78 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 12.84% 32.37% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 55 22
Average daily rate £340 £350 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £39.25 £39.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.00 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
WATIR
Hampshire

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WATIR across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

WATIR
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

WATIR Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke