The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank - 135 121
Contract jobs citing WATIR 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.065% 0.042%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.45% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £369 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.03% -13.23%
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 East of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
431 448 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.93% 14.64% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 249 115
Average daily rate £343 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 26
Average hourly rate £42.00 £38.64 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.70% +17.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.90 £28.05 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

WATIR
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

WATIR Daily Rate Trend in the East of England