The table below looks at the statistics for WatiN skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WatiN over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WatiN
Rank 256 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WatiN 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.012% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.081% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WatiN
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1228 1194 915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.35% 12.61% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 761 660 504
Average daily rate £375 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £487 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 37 32
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.75 £34.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £52.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +2.77%

WatiN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

WatiN Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WatiN
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WatiN across the South East region.

WatiN Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WatiN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing WatiN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WatiN.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Test Planning
3 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (77.78%) BDD
3 7 (77.78%) SpecFlow
3 7 (77.78%) NCrunch
3 7 (77.78%) TDD
3 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
3 7 (77.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (77.78%) FitNesse
3 7 (77.78%) Usability Testing
3 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (77.78%) Manual Testing
4 5 (55.56%) MSTest
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) MS Project
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
5 2 (22.22%) WATIR
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium
5 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation

WatiN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing WatiN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WatiN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (22.22%) MS Project
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) FitNesse
1 7 (77.78%) NCrunch
1 7 (77.78%) SpecFlow
1 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (55.56%) MSTest
3 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium
3 2 (22.22%) WATIR
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Analyst
1 9 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Test Analyst
3 6 (66.67%) Automation Analyst
3 6 (66.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Test Manager
4 5 (55.56%) Test Automation Manager
4 5 (55.56%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Test Planning
3 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
3 7 (77.78%) BDD
3 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (77.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (77.78%) Manual Testing
3 7 (77.78%) TDD
3 7 (77.78%) Usability Testing
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
5 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) System Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow