The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 55 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WATIR 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.49% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WATIR
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Development Applications Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
118 67 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 19.16% 9.23% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 27 47
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £488 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.25 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £34.85 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.65 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

WATIR
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough - 3 - -
WATIR
East of England

WATIR
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (100.00%) Capybara

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Capybara
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer in Test
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft