The table below looks at the statistics for WinRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinRunner over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP WinRunner
Rank 120 129 136
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Contract jobs citing WinRunner 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.041% 0.039% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.51% 0.39% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£335 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.41% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
WinRunner
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
196 254 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.01% 9.90% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 138 82
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 10
Average hourly rate £29.50 £12.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.83% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.27% -3.33%

WinRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WinRunner across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

WinRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WinRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WinRunner across the Berkshire region.

WinRunner Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

WinRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WinRunner across the Berkshire region.

WinRunner Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

WinRunner
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinRunner within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 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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WinRunner
South East

WinRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing WinRunner 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 WinRunner.

1 12 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (83.33%) TestDirector
3 9 (75.00%) ISEB
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
5 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
5 7 (58.33%) SQL
5 7 (58.33%) Windows XP
6 6 (50.00%) Automation Testing
6 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (41.67%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (41.67%) Clustering
7 5 (41.67%) Citrix
7 5 (41.67%) Veritas
7 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (41.67%) Netcool
7 5 (41.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (41.67%) McAfee
7 5 (41.67%) AIX
8 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
9 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (25.00%) Selenium
10 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
10 2 (16.67%) QA
10 2 (16.67%) Open Source
10 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
10 2 (16.67%) User Stories

WinRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing WinRunner 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 WinRunner. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (75.00%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (83.33%) TestDirector
3 3 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (16.67%) Ranorex
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Tester
2 4 (33.33%) Applications Tester
2 4 (33.33%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows XP
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (41.67%) AIX
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
2 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (16.67%) User Stories
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) ISEB
2 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (41.67%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (41.67%) Netcool
2 5 (41.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Citrix
1 5 (41.67%) Veritas
1 5 (41.67%) McAfee
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Comverse