The table below looks at the statistics for WatiN skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WatiN over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WatiN
Rank - 645 616
Contract jobs citing WatiN 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.013% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £275 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £275 £388
% change year-on-year
- -29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8752 7613 7007
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.21% 13.34% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5986 5020 4499
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 127 149
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £23.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £51.30 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

WatiN
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WatiN Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WatiN
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WatiN within the UK.

WatiN Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WatiN
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WatiN within the UK.

WatiN Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WatiN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WatiN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for WatiN.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (33.33%) NCrunch
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) QA Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP

WatiN
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
3 1 (33.33%) Moq
3 1 (33.33%) NCrunch
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
1 1 (33.33%) Ninject
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) QA Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft