The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WATIR 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £373 £363
% change year-on-year
+17.44% +2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WATIR
Northamptonshire

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

Development Applications Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
40 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 17.78% 10.40% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 14 12
Median daily rate £450 £325 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £286 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%