The table below looks at the statistics for WatiN skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WatiN over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WatiN
Rank 589 578 561
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -17
Contract jobs citing WatiN 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.009% 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.028% 0.063% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Average daily rate - £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WatiN
UK

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

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7033 6302 5362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.87% 13.53% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4725 4299 3444
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 113 117
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.00 £16.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £47.50 £48.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.85 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -1.33%

WatiN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

WatiN Jobs Demand Trend in England

WatiN
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WatiN Daily Rate Trend in England

WatiN
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

WatiN Hourly Rate Trend in England

WatiN
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WatiN within the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
London +3 2 - -
WatiN
UK

WatiN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing WatiN 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 WatiN.

1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Test Planning
3 9 (81.82%) NCrunch
3 9 (81.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (81.82%) BDD
3 9 (81.82%) SpecFlow
3 9 (81.82%) TDD
3 9 (81.82%) Automated Testing
3 9 (81.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 9 (81.82%) FitNesse
3 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (81.82%) Manual Testing
4 7 (63.64%) Usability Testing
5 5 (45.45%) MSTest
6 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Information Assurance
6 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
7 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (18.18%) QA
7 2 (18.18%) WATIR
7 2 (18.18%) Selenium
7 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
7 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
7 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) MS Project
7 2 (18.18%) MS Office
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL

WatiN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing WatiN 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 WatiN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (18.18%) MS Project
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) FitNesse
1 9 (81.82%) NCrunch
1 9 (81.82%) SpecFlow
1 9 (81.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (45.45%) MSTest
3 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium
3 2 (18.18%) WATIR
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Analyst
1 11 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Test Analyst
3 6 (54.55%) Automation Analyst
3 6 (54.55%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Test Manager
4 5 (45.45%) Test Automation Manager
4 5 (45.45%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Test Planning
3 9 (81.82%) Automated Testing
3 9 (81.82%) BDD
3 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (81.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (81.82%) Manual Testing
3 9 (81.82%) TDD
4 7 (63.64%) Usability Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Information Assurance
5 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 2 (18.18%) QA Automation
6 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 1 (9.09%) System Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow