The first table below looks at the demand for WATIR skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the West Midlands region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank - - 111
Contract jobs citing WATIR 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.044%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £306
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
205 150 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.68% 8.17% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 77 123
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £262 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 11 11
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.50 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.02 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
WATIR
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WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WATIR across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WATIR
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WATIR across the West Midlands region.

WATIR Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WATIR
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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