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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 153 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WATIR 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.20% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £320 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.67% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
494 425 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.53% 10.99% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 256 179
Median daily rate £400 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing WATIR as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

WATIR
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Merseyside - 1 £320 -
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 North West region with a requirement for WATIR.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 3 (100.00%) TortoiseSVN
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (100.00%) JMeter
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) PuTTY
1 3 (100.00%) WinSCP
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) PuTTY
1 3 (100.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) JMeter
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) TortoiseSVN
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) QA Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software QA Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Testing Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA