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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank - - 146
Contract jobs citing WATIR 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - - 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WATIR
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 East of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
319 428 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.10% 14.86% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 225 236
Median daily rate £400 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 34 16
Median hourly rate £48.50 £40.50 £43.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.75% -7.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.65 £33.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing WATIR as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

WATIR
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 East of England region with a requirement for WATIR.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) Capybara

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (100.00%) Capybara
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer in Test
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
Peterborough
BGL Group
Rate: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
BGL Group
Rate: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago