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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WATIR 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
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
495 278 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.01% 11.14% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 191 153
Average daily rate £425 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £424 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Kanban
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber

WATIR
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Tester
1 4 (100.00%) QA Automation Tester
1 4 (100.00%) QA Manual Tester
1 4 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 4 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) Kanban
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA