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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WatiN
Rank - 595 548
Contract jobs citing WatiN 0 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.005% 0.021%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.044% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 7
Average daily rate
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- £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £385 £288
% change year-on-year
- +33.91%
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
7201 6798 5382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.93% 12.46% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4614 4347 3415
Average daily rate £400 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 132 134
Average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.21 £31.00 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

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 23 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (75.00%) eggPlant
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) hybris
2 3 (75.00%) Umbraco
2 3 (75.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (75.00%) Sitecore
2 3 (75.00%) CMS
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Joomla!
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery

WatiN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (75.00%) CMS
1 3 (75.00%) Joomla!
1 3 (75.00%) Umbraco
1 3 (75.00%) Sitecore CMS
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (75.00%) eggPlant
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Sitecore
1 3 (75.00%) hybris