The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 74 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WATIR 2 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.21% - 0.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.16% - 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Median daily rate £400 - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WATIR
South West

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
172 106 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 18.32% 11.76% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 76 85
Median daily rate £410 £413 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +9.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £342 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Median hourly rate £41.75 £41.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.82% +22.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing WATIR as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WATIR also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for WATIR.

1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 10 (90.91%) Ruby
3 9 (81.82%) SpecFlow
3 9 (81.82%) Capybara
4 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
4 8 (72.73%) Selenium
5 7 (63.64%) SQL
6 6 (54.55%) C#
6 6 (54.55%) OO
6 6 (54.55%) ISEB
6 6 (54.55%) JIRA
6 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
6 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
6 6 (54.55%) GAP Analysis
6 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
6 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
6 6 (54.55%) Behat
6 6 (54.55%) Software Delivery
6 6 (54.55%) Rally
7 4 (36.36%) .NET
8 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 3 (27.27%) Games
8 3 (27.27%) Scrum
8 3 (27.27%) Time Management
8 3 (27.27%) Kanban
9 2 (18.18%) Open Source
9 2 (18.18%) BDD
9 2 (18.18%) Sahi
9 2 (18.18%) TestComplete

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (81.82%) Capybara
2 9 (81.82%) SpecFlow
3 8 (72.73%) Selenium
4 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
4 6 (54.55%) JIRA
4 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
5 2 (18.18%) HP UFT
5 2 (18.18%) Sahi
5 2 (18.18%) TestComplete
6 1 (9.09%) Ranorex
General
1 3 (27.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Test Automation Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Test Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer in Test
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Behat
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 6 (54.55%) GAP Analysis
3 6 (54.55%) OO
3 6 (54.55%) Software Delivery
3 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Kanban
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Time Management
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Open Source
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Ruby
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISEB
1 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Rally
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft