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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank - 256 -
Contract jobs citing WATIR 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.032% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £374 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.33% +3.10%
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1293 1138 1094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.15% 12.17% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 826 702 601
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 27 30
Median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £13.50 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

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

WATIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 South East region with a requirement for WATIR.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Telerik
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) JUnit
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) SysML
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) TestComplete
2 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (60.00%) System Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Earned Value Management
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Gherkin

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (60.00%) JUnit
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) TestComplete
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) QA Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) QA Automation Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Verification Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Earned Value Management
2 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) SysML
2 3 (60.00%) System Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Telerik
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle