The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
England / London
Rank 392 400 381
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Contract jobs citing WATIR 6 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.031% 0.072% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.47% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 25
Median daily rate £370 £396 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.56% -6.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £495 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
3455 3212 3169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.80% 15.33% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2518 2398 2452
Median daily rate £475 £473 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +11.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 6
Median hourly rate £46.50 £50.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.00% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £24.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £60.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing WATIR as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the London region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
City of London -10 2 £498 +12.11%
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for WATIR.

1 14 (100.00%) Selenium
2 13 (92.86%) QA
3 12 (85.71%) Cucumber
4 11 (78.57%) SoapUI
4 11 (78.57%) SQL
4 11 (78.57%) SOAP
4 11 (78.57%) LoadRunner
4 11 (78.57%) JMeter
5 10 (71.43%) HP UFT
5 10 (71.43%) Sahi
5 10 (71.43%) DevOps
6 9 (64.29%) Zephyr
6 9 (64.29%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (64.29%) SpecFlow
6 9 (64.29%) BDD
6 9 (64.29%) NUnit
6 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (64.29%) TDD
6 9 (64.29%) JIRA
6 9 (64.29%) HP
6 9 (64.29%) Java
6 9 (64.29%) JUnit
6 9 (64.29%) Unix
6 9 (64.29%) Windows
6 9 (64.29%) Shell Script
7 6 (42.86%) Ruby
7 6 (42.86%) Waterfall
8 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
8 5 (35.71%) .NET
9 4 (28.57%) Web Services

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Selenium
2 12 (85.71%) Cucumber
3 11 (78.57%) JMeter
3 11 (78.57%) LoadRunner
3 11 (78.57%) SoapUI
4 10 (71.43%) HP UFT
4 10 (71.43%) Sahi
5 9 (64.29%) JIRA
5 9 (64.29%) JUnit
5 9 (64.29%) NUnit
5 9 (64.29%) SpecFlow
5 9 (64.29%) Zephyr
6 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
7 2 (14.29%) FitNesse
7 2 (14.29%) Geb
8 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
8 1 (7.14%) Mocha
8 1 (7.14%) RSpec
8 1 (7.14%) Subversion
8 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Games
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) DevOps Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) QA Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) QA Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Test Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) QA Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) SOAP
2 5 (35.71%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) Chai
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Unix
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) DevOps
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) BDD
2 9 (64.29%) TDD
3 6 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Kanban
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) Software Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Open Source
7 2 (14.29%) Test Management
8 1 (7.14%) Business Process Improvement
8 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) Shell Script
3 6 (42.86%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) Go
4 1 (7.14%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (92.86%) QA
2 2 (14.29%) SDET
3 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Green Hat
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