The table below looks at the statistics for WatiN skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WatiN over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WatiN
Rank 567 556 520
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -36
Contract jobs citing WatiN 4 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.006% 0.024%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.059% 0.052% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 10
Average daily rate
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£290 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £275 £225
% change year-on-year
- +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
6800 5781 5381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.57% 11.84% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4600 3654 3338
Average daily rate £400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 126 212
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.05 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

WatiN
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WatiN within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WatiN within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -17 4 £290 +5.45%
London - 4 £290 -
Manchester - - - -
Middlesbrough - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Salford - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leeds - - - -

WatiN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 8 (100.00%) Selenium
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (37.50%) eggPlant
4 3 (37.50%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (37.50%) Open Source
4 3 (37.50%) hybris
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) Umbraco
4 3 (37.50%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (37.50%) Sitecore
4 3 (37.50%) Telerik
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 3 (37.50%) Joomla!
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) HND
4 3 (37.50%) Workflow
4 3 (37.50%) Finance

WatiN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Adobe CQ
1 3 (37.50%) Umbraco
1 3 (37.50%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (37.50%) Joomla!
1 3 (37.50%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (37.50%) eggPlant
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
5 1 (12.50%) JMeter
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Tester
3 2 (25.00%) QA Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Open Source
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) hybris
1 3 (37.50%) Sitecore
1 3 (37.50%) Telerik
2 1 (12.50%) HP