The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 395 395 401
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing WATIR 29 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.10% 0.049%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.82% 0.78% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 9
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£450 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £320 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £441 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £500 £276
% change year-on-year
-26.25% +80.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WATIR
England

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

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3548 3321 2997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.83% 13.09% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2518 2386 2054
Average daily rate £420 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 24
Average hourly rate £45.00 £48.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.21% +42.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £24.01 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.35 £59.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.00%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in London

WATIR
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WATIR Daily Rate Trend in London

WATIR
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WATIR across the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

WATIR Daily Rate Histogram in London

WATIR
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

WATIR Hourly Rate Trend in London

WATIR
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
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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
City of London +20 3 £448 +17.37%
Uxbridge - - - -
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 84 (98.82%) Cucumber
2 81 (95.29%) Ruby
3 79 (92.94%) BDD
4 70 (82.35%) TDD
5 65 (76.47%) Test Automation
6 61 (71.76%) Selenium
7 47 (55.29%) Java
7 47 (55.29%) SQL
8 46 (54.12%) QA
9 44 (51.76%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (49.41%) Web Services
10 42 (49.41%) XML
11 41 (48.24%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (40.00%) Open Source
13 33 (38.82%) Scrum
14 27 (31.76%) QuickTest Pro
15 24 (28.24%) .NET
15 24 (28.24%) WebDriver
16 23 (27.06%) Sahi
16 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
17 22 (25.88%) RSpec
18 20 (23.53%) Node.js
18 20 (23.53%) Sass
19 19 (22.35%) Jenkins
19 19 (22.35%) TeamCity
20 18 (21.18%) RESTful
21 17 (20.00%) HTTP
21 17 (20.00%) HTML
21 17 (20.00%) Mustache
22 16 (18.82%) Relational Database

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 20 (23.53%) Node.js
2 3 (3.53%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.82%) Relational Database
2 10 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 7 (8.24%) MongoDB
3 7 (8.24%) Big Data
4 2 (2.35%) HBase
4 2 (2.35%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 84 (98.82%) Cucumber
2 61 (71.76%) Selenium
3 27 (31.76%) QuickTest Pro
4 24 (28.24%) WebDriver
5 23 (27.06%) Sahi
6 22 (25.88%) RSpec
7 19 (22.35%) TeamCity
7 19 (22.35%) Jenkins
8 15 (17.65%) Capybara
9 14 (16.47%) CruiseControl
10 9 (10.59%) SpecFlow
11 4 (4.71%) Calabash
11 4 (4.71%) FitNesse
11 4 (4.71%) Hudson
12 3 (3.53%) JIRA
13 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
13 2 (2.35%) Karma Test Runner
13 2 (2.35%) Jasmine
14 1 (1.18%) Subversion
14 1 (1.18%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (7.06%) Retail
2 4 (4.71%) Finance
3 3 (3.53%) Local Government
4 2 (2.35%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (28.24%) Developer
2 21 (24.71%) Tester
3 18 (21.18%) Analyst
4 16 (18.82%) Test Analyst
4 16 (18.82%) Automation Tester
5 14 (16.47%) Ruby Developer
6 9 (10.59%) QA Analyst
6 9 (10.59%) Test Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) QA Engineer
8 7 (8.24%) QA Test Analyst
9 6 (7.06%) Automation Engineer
10 5 (5.88%) QA Tester
11 4 (4.71%) Senior Test Analyst
11 4 (4.71%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (4.71%) Quality Analyst
11 4 (4.71%) Agile Tester
11 4 (4.71%) Automation Analyst
12 3 (3.53%) Selenium Tester
12 3 (3.53%) Automation Test Analyst
12 3 (3.53%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (49.41%) Web Services
1 42 (49.41%) XML
2 24 (28.24%) .NET
3 20 (23.53%) Sass
4 18 (21.18%) RESTful
5 17 (20.00%) Mustache
5 17 (20.00%) HTML
6 16 (18.82%) XSLT
6 16 (18.82%) JSON
7 14 (16.47%) Ruby on Rails
8 12 (14.12%) Sinatra
9 5 (5.88%) Gherkin
10 3 (3.53%) SOAP
11 2 (2.35%) CSS
11 2 (2.35%) .NET Framework
12 1 (1.18%) jQuery
12 1 (1.18%) REST
12 1 (1.18%) LAMP
12 1 (1.18%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 34 (40.00%) Open Source
2 4 (4.71%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.35%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.35%) Blog
4 1 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (92.94%) BDD
2 70 (82.35%) TDD
3 65 (76.47%) Test Automation
4 44 (51.76%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (48.24%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (38.82%) Scrum
7 15 (17.65%) Pair Programming
8 14 (16.47%) Automation Testing
9 12 (14.12%) Regression Testing
10 11 (12.94%) Test Scripting
11 8 (9.41%) Automated Testing
12 7 (8.24%) Content Management
12 7 (8.24%) OOP
12 7 (8.24%) Integration Testing
13 6 (7.06%) User Stories
14 5 (5.88%) E-Commerce
15 4 (4.71%) Project Management
15 4 (4.71%) OO
16 3 (3.53%) Business Analysis
16 3 (3.53%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 81 (95.29%) Ruby
2 47 (55.29%) Java
2 47 (55.29%) SQL
3 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
4 16 (18.82%) Shell Script
5 9 (10.59%) Golang
6 7 (8.24%) Scala
7 3 (3.53%) Python
8 2 (2.35%) C#
9 1 (1.18%) Groovy
9 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.18%) ISEB
2 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (54.12%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Puppet
1 3 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (3.53%) Rackspace
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