The first table below looks at the demand for WATIR skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Hampshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank - 108 97
Contract jobs citing WATIR 0 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.58% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate - £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.84% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
298 317 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.37% 18.61% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 191 124
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 41
Average hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £18.15 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
WATIR
South East

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

WATIR
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

WATIR Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

WATIR
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
WATIR
South East