The table below looks at the statistics for WATIR skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank 140 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WATIR 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.035% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.75% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
387 328 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.53% 14.46% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 190 134
Average daily rate £330 £320 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £16.90 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

WATIR
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WATIR across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WATIR within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 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.

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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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England

WATIR
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing WATIR 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 WATIR.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 9 (100.00%) Sahi
1 9 (100.00%) BDD
2 8 (88.89%) Cucumber
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (88.89%) QA
2 8 (88.89%) Ruby
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) XML
3 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 7 (77.78%) Open Source
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) RESTful
5 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
5 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
6 3 (33.33%) Node.js
6 3 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (33.33%) Mustache
6 3 (33.33%) Sass
6 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Project Management
7 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
8 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing WATIR 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 WATIR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
1 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) Sahi
2 8 (88.89%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) QA Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) QA Tester
4 2 (22.22%) Tester
4 2 (22.22%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Web Services
1 8 (88.89%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) RESTful
4 3 (33.33%) Mustache
4 3 (33.33%) Sass
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 9 (100.00%) BDD
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (77.78%) Open Source
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) QA