The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 63 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WATIR 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.96% - 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.27% - 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate
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£363 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £500 £276
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +80.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Development Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
110 50 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.25% 8.33% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 40 44
Average daily rate £380 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 13
Average hourly rate £33.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

WATIR
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

WATIR Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

WATIR
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

WATIR Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing WATIR also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WATIR.

1 16 (100.00%) Selenium
2 15 (93.75%) Finance
2 15 (93.75%) Scrum
2 15 (93.75%) WebDriver
3 14 (87.50%) JMeter
4 13 (81.25%) Open Source
4 13 (81.25%) Performance Testing
5 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
5 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) PHP
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Ruby
6 3 (18.75%) QA
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) TDD
7 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
7 2 (12.50%) Marketing
7 2 (12.50%) FitNesse
7 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (12.50%) Maven
7 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (12.50%) SAP
7 2 (12.50%) Web Services
7 2 (12.50%) Electronics
7 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 2 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing WATIR also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WATIR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 16 (100.00%) Selenium
2 15 (93.75%) WebDriver
3 14 (87.50%) JMeter
4 2 (12.50%) FitNesse
4 2 (12.50%) Maven
4 2 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner
4 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 2 (12.50%) Hudson
4 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (6.25%) ClearQuest
5 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
General
1 15 (93.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Electronics
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Tester
2 10 (62.50%) Technical Tester
3 7 (43.75%) Lead Developer
3 7 (43.75%) Developer
3 7 (43.75%) Technical Developer
4 2 (12.50%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
1 2 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) Open Source
2 2 (12.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Scrum
2 13 (81.25%) Performance Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Web Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Kanban
4 2 (12.50%) BDD
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PHP
1 3 (18.75%) Ruby
2 2 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
1 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) SAP
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