The first table below looks at the demand for WinRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinRunner over the 3 months to 17 April 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 England 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP WinRunner
Rank 537 511 546
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +35
Contract jobs citing WinRunner 20 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.025% 0.043%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.32% 0.22% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 22
Average daily rate £273 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.99% -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £515 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £356 £425
% change year-on-year
-24.56% -16.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6320 4979 5460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.31% 11.53% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4124 3200 3248
Average daily rate £375 £390 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 139 193
Average hourly rate £38.50 £37.40 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.45 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.58 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
WinRunner
UK

WinRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

WinRunner Jobs Demand Trend in England

WinRunner
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WinRunner Daily Rate Trend in England

WinRunner
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WinRunner across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

WinRunner Daily Rate Histogram in England

WinRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

WinRunner Hourly Rate Trend in England

WinRunner
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinRunner within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -6 12 £265 - 4
London -33 6 £308 -29.71% 3
East of England - 1 £375 - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
WinRunner
UK

WinRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 22 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 21 (63.64%) SQL
3 20 (60.61%) ISEB
4 18 (54.55%) Windows
4 18 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
5 17 (51.52%) TestDirector
6 16 (48.48%) Test Automation
6 16 (48.48%) Test Scripting
7 15 (45.45%) Windows XP
8 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
8 14 (42.42%) SharePoint Server
9 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (33.33%) Veritas
10 11 (33.33%) Netcool
10 11 (33.33%) Citrix
10 11 (33.33%) McAfee
10 11 (33.33%) AIX
10 11 (33.33%) Clustering
10 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
10 11 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
11 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
11 10 (30.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 9 (27.27%) Oracle
12 9 (27.27%) Automation Testing
13 8 (24.24%) UNIX
13 8 (24.24%) Selenium
14 7 (21.21%) QA
15 6 (18.18%) Scrum
15 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
15 6 (18.18%) Telecoms

WinRunner
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 14 (42.42%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (6.06%) Magento
2 1 (3.03%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 17 (51.52%) TestDirector
3 8 (24.24%) Selenium
4 6 (18.18%) LoadRunner
5 4 (12.12%) QARun
6 3 (9.09%) Ranorex
6 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (9.09%) JIRA
7 2 (6.06%) StarTeam
7 2 (6.06%) FitNesse
7 2 (6.06%) TestNG
7 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
7 2 (6.06%) Rational Rose
7 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
7 2 (6.06%) SpecFlow
8 1 (3.03%) Robotium
8 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
8 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
8 1 (3.03%) RIATest
8 1 (3.03%) eggPlant
General
1 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Analyst
1 19 (57.58%) Test Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Tester
3 6 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Applications Tester
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Tester
5 4 (12.12%) Test Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Security Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.03%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Security Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) QA Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Defect Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
1 3 (9.09%) XML
2 2 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Flex
3 1 (3.03%) J2SE
3 1 (3.03%) FpML
3 1 (3.03%) J2EE
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Clustering
2 3 (9.09%) Open Source
3 2 (6.06%) PDA
4 1 (3.03%) Derivative
4 1 (3.03%) Statistics
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) iPhone
4 1 (3.03%) Equities
4 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.03%) iPad
4 1 (3.03%) Kindle
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Windows XP
3 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (33.33%) AIX
5 8 (24.24%) UNIX
6 5 (15.15%) Windows 2000
7 4 (12.12%) Linux
8 3 (9.09%) Windows Vista
8 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
9 2 (6.06%) Android
9 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (6.06%) Solaris
10 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Test Scripting
1 16 (48.48%) Test Automation
2 9 (27.27%) Automation Testing
3 6 (18.18%) Scrum
4 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 3 (9.09%) User Stories
5 3 (9.09%) V-Model
6 2 (6.06%) Volume Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Manual Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.06%) Workflow
6 2 (6.06%) UML
6 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.03%) OO
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) C#
2 5 (15.15%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) Perl
3 4 (12.12%) VB
4 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 3 (9.09%) Ruby
5 2 (6.06%) Python
5 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.03%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) Korn
6 1 (3.03%) Groovy
6 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) ISEB
2 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
3 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 11 (33.33%) Netcool
3 10 (30.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Citrix
1 11 (33.33%) Veritas
1 11 (33.33%) McAfee
2 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
3 9 (27.27%) Oracle
4 4 (12.12%) VMware
5 2 (6.06%) hybris
5 2 (6.06%) Demandware
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco
5 2 (6.06%) Borland
6 1 (3.03%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.03%) Remedy
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) Perforce