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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WatiN
Rank 637 - 623
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WatiN 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% - 0.005%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.036% - 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate £315 - £380
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 - £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 - £385
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
8246 7238 6813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.76% 12.98% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5599 4635 4364
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 142 132
Average hourly rate £42.37 £37.04 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.38% -2.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £26.47 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -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 6 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 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 2 £300 -
Kent - 1 £300 -
London - 1 - -
South East - 1 £300 -
Glasgow - 1 £330 -
Scotland - 1 £330 -

WatiN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (83.33%) SpecFlow
2 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Manual Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (66.67%) QA
3 4 (66.67%) FitNesse
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) NCrunch
3 4 (66.67%) Test Planning
3 4 (66.67%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Information Assurance
5 2 (33.33%) Usability Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
5 2 (33.33%) MSTest
5 2 (33.33%) QA Automation
6 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (16.67%) Moq
6 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
6 1 (16.67%) Ninject
6 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework

WatiN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (83.33%) SpecFlow
3 4 (66.67%) FitNesse
3 4 (66.67%) NCrunch
4 2 (33.33%) MSTest
5 1 (16.67%) Moq
5 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Test Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Test Manager
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation Manager
4 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) NHibernate
1 1 (16.67%) Ninject
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (83.33%) Manual Testing
3 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) Test Planning
4 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Information Assurance
5 2 (33.33%) QA Automation
5 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Usability Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (16.67%) MVC
6 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft