The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR 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 WATIR over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 550 484 447
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -37
Contract jobs citing WATIR 15 55 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.24% 1.02% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 44 47
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£375 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.36% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £365 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +21.66%
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 England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6129 5418 4678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.25% 12.06% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4026 3502 3021
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 102 145
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £20.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in England

WATIR
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WATIR Daily Rate Trend in England

WATIR
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WATIR across the England region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

WATIR Daily Rate Histogram in England

WATIR
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

WATIR Hourly Rate Trend in England

WATIR
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 WATIR within the England region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
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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
Yorkshire - 8 £363 - 2
London -52 4 £375 -6.25% 4
North East - 3 £325 -
South East - 1 £400 - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
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WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 58 (96.67%) Selenium
2 52 (86.67%) Ruby
3 48 (80.00%) Cucumber
4 45 (75.00%) QA
5 44 (73.33%) Test Automation
6 43 (71.67%) Open Source
6 43 (71.67%) Java
7 41 (68.33%) BDD
8 37 (61.67%) TDD
9 35 (58.33%) .NET
9 35 (58.33%) Web Services
9 35 (58.33%) XML
10 34 (56.67%) SQL
10 34 (56.67%) QuickTest Pro
11 33 (55.00%) Sahi
12 28 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (26.67%) Scrum
14 14 (23.33%) C#
15 13 (21.67%) WebDriver
16 10 (16.67%) Test Scripting
16 10 (16.67%) SpecFlow
17 9 (15.00%) Finance
17 9 (15.00%) Automated Testing
17 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
18 6 (10.00%) JMeter
18 6 (10.00%) FitNesse
18 6 (10.00%) Performance Testing
18 6 (10.00%) TeamCity
18 6 (10.00%) User Stories

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.67%) Node.js
2 1 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Summit
1 1 (1.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.67%) HBase
3 1 (1.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 58 (96.67%) Selenium
2 48 (80.00%) Cucumber
3 34 (56.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 33 (55.00%) Sahi
5 13 (21.67%) WebDriver
6 10 (16.67%) SpecFlow
7 6 (10.00%) FitNesse
7 6 (10.00%) TeamCity
7 6 (10.00%) JMeter
8 4 (6.67%) RSpec
9 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
10 2 (3.33%) JBehave
10 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
11 1 (1.67%) Hudson
11 1 (1.67%) NUnit
11 1 (1.67%) Subversion
11 1 (1.67%) JIRA
11 1 (1.67%) LoadRunner
11 1 (1.67%) JUnit
11 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Tester
2 10 (16.67%) Developer
2 10 (16.67%) Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) QA Tester
4 7 (11.67%) Test Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Automation Tester
6 5 (8.33%) QA Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Tester
7 4 (6.67%) Senior QA Tester
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Tester
7 4 (6.67%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) QA Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Automation Tester
9 2 (3.33%) Ruby Developer
9 2 (3.33%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (58.33%) Web Services
1 35 (58.33%) XML
1 35 (58.33%) .NET
2 5 (8.33%) RESTful
2 5 (8.33%) REST
2 5 (8.33%) Sass
3 4 (6.67%) Mustache
4 3 (5.00%) Gherkin
5 2 (3.33%) Sinatra
5 2 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.33%) JSON
6 1 (1.67%) jQuery
6 1 (1.67%) HTML5
6 1 (1.67%) CSS
6 1 (1.67%) HTML
6 1 (1.67%) CSS3
6 1 (1.67%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.67%) LESS
6 1 (1.67%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 43 (71.67%) Open Source
2 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (73.33%) Test Automation
2 41 (68.33%) BDD
3 37 (61.67%) TDD
4 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (26.67%) Scrum
6 10 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 9 (15.00%) Automated Testing
8 6 (10.00%) Performance Testing
8 6 (10.00%) User Stories
9 5 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (8.33%) Integration Testing
10 4 (6.67%) Automation Testing
10 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
11 3 (5.00%) Project Management
11 3 (5.00%) Agile Project Management
12 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
13 1 (1.67%) Line Management
13 1 (1.67%) Analytics
13 1 (1.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 52 (86.67%) Ruby
2 43 (71.67%) Java
3 34 (56.67%) SQL
4 14 (23.33%) C#
5 5 (8.33%) Python
6 4 (6.67%) PHP
7 3 (5.00%) Scala
8 2 (3.33%) Golang
9 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.67%) F#
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (75.00%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.67%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 1 (1.67%) Google
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