The first table below looks at the demand for WinRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinRunner over the 3 months to 24 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 City of London 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP WinRunner
Rank 195 221 212
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -9
Contract jobs citing WinRunner 3 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.014% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 0.12% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate
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£388 £525 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +31.25%
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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
797 821 813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.55% 11.55% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 617 619
Average daily rate £450 £402 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -5.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £582 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +24.99%
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 the City of London

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

WinRunner Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WinRunner
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

WinRunner Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WinRunner
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WinRunner across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

WinRunner Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

WinRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

WinRunner Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

WinRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Comverse
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) TestDirector
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 1 (33.33%) Equities
2 1 (33.33%) Billing

WinRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) TestDirector
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
1 1 (33.33%) Equities
1 1 (33.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Comverse
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft