The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 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 the South East - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WATIR
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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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1375 1230 1007
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.62% 12.58% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 761 569
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 27 26
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.09% -6.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.35 £22.86 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WATIR
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

WATIR Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WATIR
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WATIR across the South East region.

WATIR Hourly Rate Trend in the South East