The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 107 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing WATIR 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.32% 0.19% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.97% 1.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate £370 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
WATIR
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
305 379 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.08% 18.46% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 169 139
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 22
Average hourly rate £55.00 £36.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.72% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £30.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.85 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -1.33%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

WATIR Hourly 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 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
Fareham - 4 - -
Portsmouth -2 2 £370 -1.33%
WATIR
South East

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (60.00%) System Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Load Testing
3 6 (60.00%) JUnit
3 6 (60.00%) Test Planning
4 5 (50.00%) Earned Value Management
4 5 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (50.00%) UML
4 5 (50.00%) Telerik
4 5 (50.00%) Validation
4 5 (50.00%) HP
4 5 (50.00%) HP UFT
4 5 (50.00%) Project Management
4 5 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Test Management
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (50.00%) SysML
4 5 (50.00%) TestComplete
4 5 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
5 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) Management Information System

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 3 (30.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) JUnit
3 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 5 (50.00%) TestComplete
4 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (30.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (20.00%) WatiN
6 1 (10.00%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Verification Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Manager
4 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Traffic Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (60.00%) Load Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (60.00%) System Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Test Planning
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (50.00%) Earned Value Management
4 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Project Management
4 5 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 5 (50.00%) SysML
4 5 (50.00%) Test Management
4 5 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (50.00%) UML
4 5 (50.00%) Validation
5 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Business Transformation
5 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Ruby
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) HP
1 5 (50.00%) Telerik
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow