The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WATIR 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.14%
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 North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
418 279 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.81% 9.19% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 180 166
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £30.00 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WATIR
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

WATIR Daily Rate Trend in the North West