The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WATIR 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 3.30% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 11.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WATIR
Cambridgeshire

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

Development Applications Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
27 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 29.67% 10.85% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 9
Median daily rate £325 £308 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -18.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £32.68 £40.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.81% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.04 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -3.79%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Peterborough region citing WATIR as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

WATIR
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for WATIR.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (100.00%) Capybara

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Capybara
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer in Test
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft