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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank - - 132
Contract jobs citing WATIR 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - - 0.037%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £500 £276
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +80.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
299 316 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.53% 14.38% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 204 222
Average daily rate £325 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 7
Average hourly rate - £31.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +67.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 21 August 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
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West Yorkshire - - - -
WATIR
England