The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for WatiN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WatiN over the 3 months to 28 March 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.

WatiN
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 635 638
Contract jobs citing WatiN 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.007% 0.007%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.051% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £315 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £315 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

WatiN 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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7822 7816 7091
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.35% 14.59% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5284 5224 4525
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 189 137
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.40 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.24% +13.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £32.00 £28.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

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Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for WatiN in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WatiN in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WatiN.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WatiN in the UK

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Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WatiN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for WatiN.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) WATIR
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TestComplete
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing

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Co-occurring IT Skills 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%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) TestComplete
1 1 (100.00%) WATIR
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby