The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 142 155 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing WATIR 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.035% 0.093% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £413 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WATIR
England

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

Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
487 627 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.99% 19.51% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 427 203
Median daily rate £420 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £357
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £31.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.45% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

WATIR Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

WATIR
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

WATIR Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

WATIR
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +5 1 - - 1
WATIR
England

WATIR
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WATIR also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for WATIR.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Sahi
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Zephyr
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Sahi
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) QA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP