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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank - - 109
Contract jobs citing WATIR 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - - 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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 Hampshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
343 300 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.29% 14.79% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 172 192
Average daily rate £363 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £298 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 23
Average hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £39.75 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (75.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (75.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Hudson
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) RSpec
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (75.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) Hudson
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) RSpec
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Automation Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA