The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for WATIR skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WATIR over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 61 -
Contract jobs citing WATIR 0 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol - 1.12% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 9.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +17.76% -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

WATIR is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 148 107 128
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 18.09% 11.96% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 69 87
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £36.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.75 £37.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.02
% change year-on-year +0.11% +14.66%  

WATIR
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing WATIR as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for WATIR in Bristol

WATIR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WATIR in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for WATIR in Bristol