The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 592 586 557
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -29
Contract jobs citing WATIR 22 29 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.058% 0.094%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.28% 0.39% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 46
Median daily rate £350 £404 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.41% -4.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £313 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £499 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £413 £363
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £57.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.50 -
WATIR
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
7734 7508 6782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.67% 15.00% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5202 5068 4752
Median daily rate £443 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.11% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 161 112
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.77 £26.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.84 £50.68 £52.80
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 England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing WATIR as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the England region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North East - 12 £350 -
London -11 7 £376 -2.39% 5
South East +9 1 £388 +210.00%
Yorkshire +9 1 - - 1
North West +4 1 £350 +29.03%
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WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 England region with a requirement for WATIR.

1 41 (95.35%) QA
1 41 (95.35%) Selenium
2 35 (81.40%) BDD
3 34 (79.07%) Sahi
3 34 (79.07%) Java
3 34 (79.07%) HP UFT
3 34 (79.07%) TDD
3 34 (79.07%) Ruby
4 32 (74.42%) Cucumber
5 31 (72.09%) SQL
6 28 (65.12%) .NET
7 26 (60.47%) Test Automation
7 26 (60.47%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (58.14%) Web Services
9 23 (53.49%) Open Source
10 21 (48.84%) XML
11 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (34.88%) LoadRunner
12 15 (34.88%) JMeter
13 14 (32.56%) SOAP
13 14 (32.56%) DevOps
14 13 (30.23%) JIRA
14 13 (30.23%) SoapUI
15 12 (27.91%) SpecFlow
15 12 (27.91%) HP Quality Center
15 12 (27.91%) JUnit
15 12 (27.91%) HP
15 12 (27.91%) NUnit
15 12 (27.91%) Zephyr
16 10 (23.26%) Unix

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.65%) SAS
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) OpenROAD
2 1 (2.33%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
1 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Big Data
1 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.33%) MySQL
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (95.35%) Selenium
2 34 (79.07%) HP UFT
2 34 (79.07%) Sahi
3 32 (74.42%) Cucumber
4 15 (34.88%) JMeter
4 15 (34.88%) LoadRunner
5 13 (30.23%) JIRA
5 13 (30.23%) SoapUI
6 12 (27.91%) JUnit
6 12 (27.91%) NUnit
6 12 (27.91%) SpecFlow
6 12 (27.91%) Zephyr
7 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
8 4 (9.30%) Appium
9 3 (6.98%) RSpec
9 3 (6.98%) WebDriver
10 2 (4.65%) FitNesse
10 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
10 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
10 2 (4.65%) TestComplete
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Games
4 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) QA Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) Developer
2 5 (11.63%) DevOps Specialist
3 4 (9.30%) QA Specialist
3 4 (9.30%) Test Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Tester
4 3 (6.98%) Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Automation Test Lead
4 3 (6.98%) Java Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) QA Tester
4 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Automation Tester
5 2 (4.65%) Digital Developer
5 2 (4.65%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Ruby Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (65.12%) .NET
2 25 (58.14%) Web Services
3 21 (48.84%) XML
4 14 (32.56%) SOAP
5 2 (4.65%) REST
6 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.33%) Chai
6 1 (2.33%) CSS
6 1 (2.33%) CSS3
6 1 (2.33%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.33%) HTML
6 1 (2.33%) HTML5
6 1 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) NHS
2 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Unix
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (81.40%) BDD
2 34 (79.07%) TDD
3 26 (60.47%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (60.47%) Test Automation
4 23 (53.49%) Open Source
5 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (32.56%) DevOps
7 8 (18.60%) Waterfall
8 6 (13.95%) Scrum
9 5 (11.63%) Kanban
10 4 (9.30%) Automated Testing
10 4 (9.30%) Software Delivery
11 3 (6.98%) Automation Testing
11 3 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (6.98%) Test Management
12 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
12 2 (4.65%) Functional Testing
12 2 (4.65%) Non-Functional Testing
12 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
12 2 (4.65%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (79.07%) Java
1 34 (79.07%) Ruby
2 31 (72.09%) SQL
3 10 (23.26%) Shell Script
4 5 (11.63%) Python
5 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.33%) C
6 1 (2.33%) Go
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.33%) ISEB
3 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (95.35%) QA
2 7 (16.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (11.63%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.33%) Ansible
2 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) HP
2 2 (4.65%) Green Hat
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
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