The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Berkshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP WinRunner
Rank 123 127 132
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing WinRunner 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.082% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.49% 0.82% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£308 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +17.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £450 £310
% change year-on-year
-23.88% +45.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
202 244 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.04% 9.98% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 117 79
Average daily rate £335 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £28.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 - £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
WinRunner
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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 25 July 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Reading - 1 £308 -
WinRunner
South East

WinRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 13 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) TestDirector
3 9 (69.23%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (69.23%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (69.23%) ISEB
4 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
4 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
5 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
5 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
5 7 (53.85%) Automation Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Windows XP
6 5 (38.46%) Citrix
6 5 (38.46%) Veritas
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (38.46%) Netcool
6 5 (38.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 5 (38.46%) McAfee
6 5 (38.46%) AIX
6 5 (38.46%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (38.46%) Clustering
7 4 (30.77%) Selenium
7 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
7 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
8 3 (23.08%) Scrum
8 3 (23.08%) VMware
8 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
8 3 (23.08%) C#
8 3 (23.08%) MySQL

WinRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (69.23%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (76.92%) TestDirector
3 4 (30.77%) Selenium
4 3 (23.08%) Ranorex
5 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
6 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Applications Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Clustering
2 3 (23.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows XP
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (38.46%) AIX
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
5 1 (7.69%) Solaris
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
2 7 (53.85%) Automation Testing
3 3 (23.08%) User Stories
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) ISEB
2 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (38.46%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (38.46%) Netcool
2 5 (38.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix
1 5 (38.46%) Veritas
1 5 (38.46%) McAfee
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Comverse